The black phone
(Blu-ray / DVD Combo) 

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Derrickson, Scott, screenwriter,
Blum, Jason, film producer.
Cargill, C. Robert, 1975- screenwriter,
Hawke, Ethan, 1970- actor.
Thames, Mason, actor.
Universal City, CA : Universal, [2022].


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Universal City, CA : Universal, [2022].
Blu-ray / DVD Combo
Physical Desc
1 Blu-ray disc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 DVD


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2022.
General Note
Based on the short story by Joe Hill.
General Note
Wide screen (2.39:1)
General Note
Blu-ray/DVD combo pack.
General Note
Bonus features: Deleted scenes; Answering the call: behind the scenes; Ethan Hawke's evil turn; feature commentary; and more; plus: Shadowprowler: a short film by Scott Derrickson.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Brett Jutkiewicz ; music by Mark Korven ; editor, Frédéric Thoraval.
Ethan Hawke, Mason Thames, Madeleine McGraw, Jeremy Davies, James Ransone.
"Finney Shaw, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer's previous victims. And they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn't happen to Finney"--Container.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for violence, bloody images, language and some drug use.
System Details
Blu-ray, region A; 1080p high definition, wide screen (2.39:1); English and Spanish DTS-HD 7.1, French DTS digital 5.1; requires Blu-ray player.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; anamorphic wide screen (2.39:1); Dolby digital 5.1, DVS Dolby digital 2.0; described video.
English, French or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Derrickson, S., Blum, J., Cargill, C. R., Hawke, E., Thames, M., McGraw, M., Davies, J., Ransone, J., Jutkiewicz, B., Korven, M., Thoraval, F., & Hill, J. (2022). The black phone (Collector's edition.). Universal.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Scott, Derrickson et al.. 2022. The Black Phone. Universal.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Scott, Derrickson et al.. The Black Phone Universal, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Derrickson, Scott,, et al. The Black Phone Collector's edition., Universal, 2022.

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