Against All Odds
Special Edition
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1984
Director: Taylor Hackford
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 043396-007796
Running time: 2:01 (121 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: December 14, 1999
Collection type: Owned (#2125)
Status: Available
Purchase date: March 22, 2004
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 7 / 10
Review (video): 0 / 10
Overview
Dark passions explode in this steamy, sinister love story starring Rachel Ward and Jeff Bridges. Terry Brogan (Bridges), a cynical ex-football star, is hired to find Jessie Wyler (Ward), the runaway mistress of a ruthless L.A. nightclub owner, Jake Wise (James Woods). According to Jake, Jessie had stabbed him and vanished with $50,000. But Terry's mission is soon forgotten when he tracks down and falls in love with the beautiful Jessie on a Mexican island. Trouble brews, however, when Jake dispatches his henchman, Hank Sully (Alex Karras), to bring the lovers back. Driven by passion for the mysterious young woman, Terry quickly finds himself trapped in a complex web of corruption, betrayal, and murder. Packed with riveting excitement and vivid sensuality, AGAINST ALL ODDS grabs you and never lets go.
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Genres
Drama
Romance
Suspense/Thriller
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Columbia Pictures
 • New Visions
Media Companies:
 • Columbia TriStar Home Video
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital Surround
English  Dolby Digital 4.0
Commentary  Dolby Digital Surround
Commentary  Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles
Chinese
English
Korean
Portuguese
Spanish
Thai
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Commentary
 • Deleted Scenes
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • Music Videos
 • Closed Captioned
Crew
Direction
Taylor Hackford....Director
Writing
Eric Hughes....Screenwriter
Daniel Mainwaring....Original Material By
Production
Jerry Bick....Executive Producer
Taylor Hackford....Producer
William S. Gilmore....Producer
Cinematography
Donald Thorin....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Fredric Steinkamp....Film Editor
William Steinkamp....Film Editor
Music
Michel Colombier....Composer
Larry Carlton....Composer
Phil Collins....Song Writer
Sound
Tom C. McCarthy....Sound Editor
Don S. Walden....Sound Editor
Jim Bullock....Sound Editor
Jeff Wexler....Production Sound Mixer
Chris Jenkins....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Gary Alexander....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Larry Stensvold....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Richard James Lawrence....Art Director
Nadia....Make-up Artist
Peter Altobelli....Make-up Artist
Michael Kaplan....Costume Designer
Cast
Rachel Ward....Jessie Wyler
Jeff Bridges....Terry Brogan
James Woods....Jake Wise
Alex Karras....Hank Sully
Jane Greer....Mrs. Wyler
Richard Widmark....Ben Caxton
Dorian Harewood....Tommy
Swoosie Kurtz....Edie
Saul Rubinek....Steve Kirsch
Pat Corley....Ed Phillips
Bill McKinney....Head Coach
Allen Williams....Bob Soames
Sam Scarber....Assistant Coach
Jon St. Elwood....Ahmad Cooper
Tamara Stafford....Kirsch's Girlfriend
Jonathan Terry....Ryskind
Paul Valentine....Councilman Weinberg
Ted White....Security Guard with Dog
Stone Bower....Security Guard
Mel Scott-Thomas....Quarterback
Barnetta McCarthy....Receptionist #1
Ginger La Brie....Receptionist #2
David Dayan....Car Valet
Tom Kelly....Football Announcer
August Darnell....Kid Creole
Adriana Kaegi....Coconut
Cheryl Poirier....Coconut
Taryn Hagey....Coconut
Coati Mundi....Kid Creole's Band (uncredited)