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(1981)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Harold Becker

Writing Credits  

Darryl Ponicsan ... (screenplay) and
Robert Mark Kamen ... (screenplay)
 
James Lineberger ... (adaptation)
 
Devery Freeman ... (novel "Father Sky")

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Brendan Ward ...
Charlie Auden
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Edward West
John P. Navin Jr. ...
Derek Mellott
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Bug
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Billy Harris
Tim Wahrer ...
Cadet Major John Cooper
Tim Riley ...
Hulk
Jeff Rochlin ...
Shovel
Rusty Jacobs ...
Rusty
Wayne Tippit ...
Jess Osuna ...
Dean Ferris
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Lieutenant Hanson
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Sheriff
Steven Ryan ...
Marshal
Jay Gregory ...
Interviewer
Karen Braga ...
Woman Announcer
Ralph Drischell ...
Stewart
Jane Cecil ...
Secretary
Thomas Medearis ...
Male Clerk
Amelia Romano ...
Mrs. Malloy
Sheila Marra ...
Lori Cable
Gary McCleery ...
Townie
Michael Longfield ...
Deputy / Townie (as L. Michael Craig)
Arnie Mazer ...
Townie
Chris Hagan ...
Townie
John Taylor ...
Cadet
Lou Milione ...
Cadet
Eugene Krumenacker ...
Cadet
John McBrearty ...
Cadet
David McGinley ...
Cadet
Frank Chambers ...
Cadet
John Faucher ...
Cadet
John Newmuis ...
Cadet
Declan Weir ...
Cadet
Paul Lyons ...
Cadet
Ryan Helm ...
Cadet
Tom Hutchinson ...
Cadet
Tom Klunis ...
Parent
Elizabeth Perry ...
Parent
Brenda Currin ...
Parent
Jeanne Fisher ...
Parent
Robena Rogers ...
Parent
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
M. James Arnett ...
Parent
John Rittenhouse ...
Townie
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Cadet in Parade (uncredited)
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Townie (uncredited)
Tom Leonard ...
Tank Driver (uncredited)
John Sparano ...
Cadet (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Howard B. Jaffe ... producer
Stanley R. Jaffe ... producer

Music by 

Maurice Jarre

Cinematography by 

Owen Roizman

Film Editing by 

Maury Winetrobe

Casting By 

Shirley Rich

Art Direction by 

Stan Jolley
Alfred Sweeney

Set Decoration by 

Carl Biddiscombe ... (as Carl Biddescombe)

Makeup Department 

Frank Bianco ... hair stylist
Robert Jiras ... makeup artist (as Bob Jiras)

Production Management 

Norman A. Cook ... production manager (as Norman Cook)
Phillip M. Goldfarb ... production manager (as Phillip Goldfarb)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

M. James Arnett ... second unit director (as Jim Arnett)
William M. Elvin ... second assistant director (as Bill Elvin)
Nikita Knatz ... second unit director
Michael Looney ... second assistant director
Thomas J. Mack ... assistant director (as Tom Mack)
Charles Myers ... first assistant director: second unit

Art Department 

Russell Goble ... property master
Leon Harris ... production illustrator
Nikita Knatz ... production illustrator: second unit
Duane R. Marion ... lead man
Wayne Smith ... stand-by painter
Ken Walker ... assistant property master (as Kenny Walker)
Mickey Woods ... construction coordinator

Sound Department 

Ralph Babcock ... boom operator
Bruce Bell ... sound editor
Gary C. Bourgeois ... sound re-recording mixer (as Gary Bourgeois)
Gordon Daniel ... sound editor
Greg Dillon ... sound editor
James Fritch ... sound editor (as Jim Fritch)
Bert Hallberg ... sound mixer (as Bertil Hallberg)
Arthur Jackson ... utility sound technician (as Arthur J. Jackson)
James J. Klinger ... sound editor (as Jim Klinger)
Marvin I. Kosberg ... sound editor (as Marvin Kosberg)
William L. McCaughey ... sound re-recording mixer
Joe Nicolo ... sound recordist
Anthony Palk ... sound editor (as Tony Palk)
Gary Shepherd ... sound editor
Howard S. Wollman ... sound re-recording mixer (as Howard Wollman)

Special Effects by 

James Camomile ... special effects
Fred Cramer ... special effects
Dennis Dion ... special effects
Garry Elmendorf ... special effects
Andrew 'Sandy' Overholtzer ... special effects (as Andrew Overhaltzer)
Paul Stewart ... special effects (as Paul H. Stewart)

Stunts 

M. James Arnett ... stunt coordinator (as Jim Arnett) / stunts (as Jim Arnett)
David R. Ellis ... stunts (as David Ellis)
Gary Hymes ... stunts
Bobby Porter ... stunts
Anthony Redd ... stunts
J.N. Roberts ... stunts
R.A. Rondell ... stunts
Reid Rondell ... stunts
John Sherrod ... stunts
Brett Smrz ... stunts
Brian Smrz ... stunts
Frank James Sparks ... stunts (as Frank Sparks)
Gary Robert ... stunts (uncredited)
Reid Rondell ... stunt double: Tom Cruise (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Garrett Brown ... Steadicam operator
Ted Churchill ... panaglide operator
James Glennon ... camera operator
Craig Haagensen ... first assistant camera (as Craig Hagenson)
Rob Hahn ... first assistant camera
Gary Holt ... gaffer
David Jarrell ... best boy electric
Larry Orlick ... first assistant camera: second unit
Scott Rathner ... second assistant camera
Bob Rose ... key grip (as Bobby Rose)
Tim Ryan ... dolly grip (as John 'Tim' Ryan)
George Silano ... camera operator
William H. Steiner ... camera operator: second unit
Ronald Vidor ... Steadicam operator
Zoltan Vidor ... director of photography: second unit (as Zoli Vidor)
Josh Weiner ... still photographer

Casting Department 

Jo Doster ... extras casting
Darilyn Stringer ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Barry Kellogg ... costumer
Michael J. Long ... costumer
Eddie Marks ... costume supervisor

Editorial Department 

Jim Faris ... additional editor (as James Faris)
Dennis E. Lew ... first assistant editor
Michael Luciano ... additional editor
Saul Saladow ... assistant editor (as Saul R. Saladow)
Eric A. Sears ... assistant editor
Florence Williamson ... assistant editor (as Flo Williamson)

Music Department 

Jerry MacDonald ... music editor
Garry Ulmer ... scoring mixer
Tommy Tedesco ... musician: guitar (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Aram Betkijian ... transportation captain
Paul Sullivan ... transportation co-captain

Other crew 

Marion Billings ... publicist
William Chapman ... production coordinator (as Bill Chapman)
Sara Colleton ... assistant: Mr. Becker
Joel L. Fink ... cadet coordinator
Harry Hauss ... helicopter pilot (as Harold S. Hauss)
Andrea Jaffe ... publicist
Robert A. Jaffe ... location coordinator
Marie Kenney ... script supervisor
Joanne Knapp ... production secretary
Harry Litwack ... teaching coordinator
Michelle Marchetti ... production secretary
Michel Mention ... assistant: Mr. Jarre
Craig Nannos ... technical advisor: military (as J. Craig Nannos)
Kathy Rowe ... assistant: Mr. Jaffe
Art Smith Jr. ... technical advisor
Joyce Webb ... script supervisor: second unit
Paul McKenna ... technical advisor: military (uncredited)
Paul McKenna ... technical advisor: military (uncredited)
Howard R. Schuster ... financing (uncredited)

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