Westworld PG

Westworld ...where robot men and women are programmed to serve you for ...Romance ...Violence ...Anything
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 28 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: November 9, 2010
  • Originally Released: 1973
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround - English, French
    • Subtitles - English, French

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Entertainment Reviews:

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Total Count: 37

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 16,053
Rating: 3/5 -- [Michael Crichton] makes a creditable debut as a film director. Full Review
New York Times
May 9, 2005
5 stars out of 5 -- Michael Crichton began a brief career as a director with WESTWORLD....WESTWORLD is enduringly great, an action movie with a brain...
Empire
Oct 1, 2008
Priceless sci-fi schlock. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Jun 5, 2007
An interesting sci-fi movie that does a great job with the approach proposed by Crichton and has Yul Brynner as a memorable villain. [Full review in Spanish] Full Review
Espinof
Oct 3, 2016
Rating: 2/4 -- There is some satire here - the devouring tourist becoming prey - but Crichton just lets the joke sit there, heavy on the screen. Full Review
LarsenOnFilm
Jul 17, 2013
4 stars out of 5 -- Michael Crichton's superior WESTWORLD is basically JURASSIC PARK with Yul Brynner's robotic gunslinger in place of the 'raptors.
Total Film
Nov 1, 2008
Rating: 3/5 -- Classic Man versus Machine adventure is funny but violent. Full Review
Common Sense Media
Mar 25, 2015

Product Description:

Michael Crichton's directorial debut, WESTWORLD is the direct precursor to JURASSIC PARK as the story of a technological amusement park gone out of control, with tourists becoming victims. For $1,000 a day, patrons can visit high-tech recreations of historically based mythical settings controlled by lifelike androids and synthetic environments: a Roman world that recreates tales of ancient Rome; a medieval world that recreates the legends of the Middle Ages; and Westworld, which recreates the myth of the classic Western. Two Chicago businessmen, Martin (Richard Benjamin) and Blane (James Brolin), spend their vacation in Westworld, where they live out their fantasies of the Old West mythology: chaotic barroom brawls, random love with beautiful prostitutes, and a violent jailbreak during which they shoot the local sheriff. But the complex technology that supports these fabricated worlds develops complicated syndromes faster than the scientists behind the scenes can resolve them. Soon the entire resort breaks down into chaos, and the androids turn hostile on the visiting tourists. WESTWORLD is both a retread on classic science fiction themes and a precocious critique of the false values and artificiality of the encroaching mass culture.

Plot Synopsis:

Step into WESTWORLD and make all your gunslinging fantasies come true. Westworld is a technological resort in which a vacationer's wildest fantasies are made real. But the wonder ceases when a computer virus infects the system that controls the automatons, who become self-aware...and vicious. The film features a wonderfully surprising turn by Yul Brynner, one of the stars of the classic Western THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN.

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  • Theatrical release: November 21, 1973.
  • Filmed in California.

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  • Sales Rank: 11,472
  • UPC: 883929152193
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