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The Wendell Baker story Cover Image DVD DVD

The Wendell Baker story [videorecording-DVD] / Mobius Entertainment presents in association with MHF Zweite Academy Film ; produced by Mark Johnson, David Bushell, Luke Wilson ; written by Luke Wilson ; directed by Andrew Wilson & Luke Wilson.


Wendell Baker is a dreamer and schemer whose latest scam lands him in jail and leaves him alienated from his longtime girlfriend, best friend and even his dog. Eternally optimistic, Wendell makes the most of his time behind bars and vows to turn his life around. Upon release, he gets a job at a retirement hotel, where he befriends some of the colorful residents. Wendell's new friends advise him on how to win back his girl, while he helps them battle the hotel's evil head nurse and his right-hand man.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Thinkfilm, LLC, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Special features: Afternoon at Luke's with Harry Dean Stanton and Seymour Cassel; "Making Wendell Baker:" on location with the Wilsons; bonus scenes; "Inside Wendell Baker:" a commentary from Luke Wilson and Andrew Wilson; special musical performance by Billy Joe Shaver; The Wendell Baker photo album; theatrical trailer; trailer gallery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Steve Mason ; editor, Harvey Rosenstock, Peter Teschner ; music, Aaron Zigman ; costume designer, Estee Stanley ; production designer, David J. Bomba.
Participant or Performer Note:
Luke Wilson, Seymour Cassel, Eddie Griffin, Kris Kristofferson, Eva Mendes, Harry Dean Stanton, Owen Wilson, Jacob Vargas, Angela Alvarado Rosa.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some crude and sexual humor and language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, digitally mastered.
Language Note:
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Prisons > United States > Drama.
Nursing homes > United States > Drama.
Nursing homes > Employees > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > United States > Drama.
Presos > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
Asilos de ancianos > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
Prisons > United States > Drama.
Nursing homes > United States > Drama.
Nursing homes > Employees > Drama.
Man-woman relationship > United States > Drama.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
Comedy > Feature.
Feature films.
Comedy films.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Swinomish Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
La Conner Regional Library DVD WENDEL 105859 MULTIMEDIA Available -

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