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Anchor Bay's "SIX PACK" starring Diane Lane


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#1 of 22 Martin Jeeves

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Posted April 06 2006 - 03:56 AM

Has anyone seen "SIX PACK" starring Diane Lane and Kenny Rogers (!?) Is it any good? How is the DVD? Any reviews?
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#2 of 22 Martin Jeeves

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Posted April 06 2006 - 03:59 AM

This is the movie...

http://www.dvdempire....archID=3446328
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#3 of 22 Chuck Mayer

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Posted April 06 2006 - 04:00 AM

Saw it a milion times on cable.

Loved it as a kid. Doubt it holds up.
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#4 of 22 Martin Jeeves

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Posted April 06 2006 - 04:17 AM

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Saw it a milion times on cable. Loved it as a kid.


So dated but good then, eh?Posted Image
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#5 of 22 David Stanley

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Posted April 06 2006 - 05:20 AM

The transfer is not stunning due to the age of the film. The story is universal enough that it still holds up well. For NASCAR fans there are a couple of nostalgic moments. The only complaint I have is a bad edit where a line is abruptly truncated. It goes "Does a bear sh" and cuts away mid sentence.
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#6 of 22 Todd Stout

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Posted April 06 2006 - 07:30 AM

Whoa... I saw this on The Z Channel several times back in the early 80's. I think I might just have to check it out.

#7 of 22 Russell G

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Posted April 06 2006 - 07:35 AM

I used to see this all the time as well. Pop's would always bring it home, mainly because of Kenny Rogers.

So is the DVD edited then? I seem to recall a bit of cursing in this.
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#8 of 22 David Stanley

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Posted April 06 2006 - 08:33 AM

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So is the DVD edited then? I seem to recall a bit of cursing in this

It appears that just the one line is chopped of. The rest of the cursing appears to all be there, but I can't guarantee it.
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Posted April 06 2006 - 11:28 AM

It's not cut at all. It's the full version with the swearing little kids. That line has always been slightly "clipped" to mask the profanity. I thought the transfer was excellent considering the films age and the sound was mono but smooth and involving. It even has Wilma Deering from Buck Rogers in it (and she looks mighty fine!)Posted Image and Diane Lane (what a babe!)Posted Image

Lucky ol' Kenny!Posted Image
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#10 of 22 ChristopherBlig

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Posted April 06 2006 - 03:42 PM

Any trailer?

I miss seeing this film since the days of WHT (the east coast Z Channel practically)

Where's Brewster Baker?
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#11 of 22 Martin Jeeves

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Posted April 06 2006 - 08:57 PM

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Yep. The trailer is on there. Posted Image
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#12 of 22 Martin Jeeves

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Posted April 07 2006 - 04:05 AM

I liked the chubby kid... "That ain't no lie!"

And along with DIANE LANE and KENNY ROGERS...

...the funny kid from WEIRD SCIENCE and BREAKFAST CLUB is in it also!
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Posted April 08 2006 - 05:05 AM

Anyone else a fan of the main song?
"Love will turn us around, love will turn us around..." as catchy as a catchy thing!!
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#14 of 22 Martin Jeeves

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Posted April 09 2006 - 10:32 PM

Thanks guys.Posted Image
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#15 of 22 David Stanley

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Posted April 10 2006 - 04:26 AM

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It's not cut at all. It's the full version with the swearing little kids. That line has always been slightly "clipped" to mask the profanity.

Even in the theaters?
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#16 of 22 Richard Matich

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Posted April 10 2006 - 03:52 PM

I went to elemetary school and High school [breifly] with this kid http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0830234/ . He was a relative [nephew?] of Kenny Rogers. It was a big deal to us kids in '82. Posted Image

#17 of 22 Martin Jeeves

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Posted April 10 2006 - 09:03 PM

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Even in the theaters?


Sorry. I don't know. I never saw it in theaters.
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#18 of 22 Martin Jeeves

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Posted April 13 2006 - 03:36 AM

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Anyone else a fan of the main song?


I am now! Great stuff!

Is it me or does Kenny Rogers look completely different now? Has he had some work????Posted Image

Diane Lane still looks great of course!Posted Image
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Posted April 13 2006 - 07:52 AM

It is so amusing how you manage to keep bumping this thread to the top Martin.

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#20 of 22 Greg_S_H

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Posted April 13 2006 - 09:11 AM

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Anyone else a fan of the main song?

That song kicks ass. Well, maybe "kicks ass" isn't the right term. It's quite enjoyable, however.


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