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The black phone  Cover Image DVD DVD

The black phone / Universal Pictures and Blumhouse present a Crooked Highway production ; produced by Jason Blum, Scott Derrickson ; screenplay by Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill ; directed by Scott Derrickson.

Derrickson, Scott, (screenwriter,, film producer,, film director.). Blum, Jason, (film producer.). Cargill, C. Robert, 1975- (screenwriter.). Hawke, Ethan, 1970- (actor.). Davies, Jeremy, 1969- (actor.). Ransone, James, 1979- (actor.). McGraw, Madeleine, 2008- (actor.). Hill, Joe. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Black phone. (Added Author). Blumhouse Productions, (production company.). Crooked Highway (Firm), (production company.). Universal Pictures (Firm), (presenter,, publisher.). Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Davies, James Ransone, Madeleine McGraw, Mason Thames, J. Gaven Wilde, Brady Hepner, Jacob Moran, Kristina Arjona. (Cast).

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Collector's edition.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc surface.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2022.
Based on the short story by Joe Hill.
Wide screen (2.39:1)
Bonus features: deleted scenes; answering the call: behind the scenes of the Black Phone; Ethan Hawke's evil turn; feature commentary; and more.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Brett Jutkiewicz; music by Mark Korven; editor, Frederic Thoraval.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Davies, James Ransone, Madeleine McGraw, Mason Thames, J. Gaven Wilde, Brady Hepner, Jacob Moran, Kristina Arjona.
Summary, etc.:
Finney Shaw is a shy but clever 13-year-old boy who's being held in a soundproof basement by a sadistic, masked killer. When a disconnected phone on the wall starts to ring, he soon discovers that he can hear the voices of the murderer's previous victims, and they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn't happen to Finney.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: R; for violence, bloody images, language and some drug use.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digtal 5.1, DVS Dolby digital 2.0; anamorphic wide screen (2.39:1); described video.
Language Note:
English, French or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video.
Subject: Teenagers > Drama.
Kidnapping > Drama.
Missing persons > Drama.
Genre: Ghost plays.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Horror films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

Available copies

  • 26 of 32 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


  • 0 current holds with 32 total copies.
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North Kansas City Public Library DVD B (Text) 0001002388252 DVD New Available -

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