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Blue Thunder (1983) Poster

(1983)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Badham

Writing Credits  

Dan O'Bannon ... (written by) &
Don Jakoby ... (written by)
 
Dean Riesner ... (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Kate
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Paul Roebling ...
Icelan
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Fletcher
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Montoya
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Ed Bernard ...
Sgt. Short
Jason Bernard ...
Mayor
Mario Machado ...
Himself
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Alf Hewitt
Pat McNamara ...
Matusek
Jack Murdock ...
Kress
Clifford A. Pellow ...
Allen (as Clifford Pellow)
Paul Lambert ...
Holmes
Phil Feldman ...
Col. Coe
John Garber ...
Tough Mechanic
Anthony James ...
Grundelius
Robin Braxton ...
Diane McNeely (as Robin Brantos)
Anna Forrest ...
Nudy Lucy
Ricky Slyter ...
Timmy
Reid Cruickshanks ...
Chief of Police
Billy Ray Sharkey ...
Air Controller
Fred Slyter ...
Air Controller
John Gladstein ...
Fighter Pilot
Ross Reynolds ...
Helicoper Pilot
Karl A. Wickman ...
Helicopter Pilot
James W. Gavin ...
Helicopter Pilot
Thomas H. Friedkin ...
Helicopter Pilot (as Tom Friedkin)
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Policeman at Bridge
Mickey Gilbert ...
Policeman
William T. Lane ...
Policeman (as Bill Lane)
Lolly Boroff ...
TV Director
Patti Clifton ...
Hooker
Ernest Harada ...
John
Frances E. Nealy ...
Mayor's Aide
Jose Pepe R. Gonzales ...
Drive-In Custodian
Jerry Ziesmer ...
Pilot
Tom Lawrence ...
Observer
John Ashby ...
Thief
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Thief
Norman Alexander Gibbs ...
Man in Beanie
Bill M. Ryusaki ...
Vietcong Soldier (as Bill Ryusaki)
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Motorcycle Cop
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Thug (as Tom Rosales)
Larry Randles ...
Thug
Peter Miller ...
Detective
Mike H. McGaughy ...
Observer (as Mike McGaughy)
Calvin Bronx
Lucinda Crosby ...
Bel-Air Woman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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TV Director (uncredited)
Shaaron Claridge ...
Police Dispatcher (voice) (uncredited)
Eurlyne Epper ...
Girl with Bike (uncredited)
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Car Crash Rescuer (uncredited)
Terry Leonard ...
Assault Man (uncredited)
Frank Morriss ...
F-16 Pilot (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Gordon Carroll ... producer
Gregg Champion ... associate producer
Phil Feldman ... executive producer
Andrew Fogelson ... executive producer

Music by 

Arthur B. Rubinstein

Cinematography by 

John A. Alonzo

Film Editing by 

Edward M. Abroms
Frank Morriss

Casting By 

Dianne Crittenden

Production Design by 

Sydney Z. Litwack

Art Direction by 

Bernie Cutler

Costume Design by 

Marianna Elliott

Makeup Department 

Greg LaCava ... makeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Gregg Champion ... second unit director
Kevin G. Cremin ... first assistant director: second unit (as Kevin Cremin)
Tom Davies ... second assistant director
James W. Gavin ... second unit director: aerial
Terry Leonard ... second unit director: stunt
Jerry Ziesmer ... assistant director

Art Department 

Larry Clark Bird ... property master
Carmine Goglia ... stand-by painter
Philip Harrison ... visual consultant

Sound Department 

Roy Bean ... cable person
Don Digirolamo ... sound re-recording mixer
John Glascock ... sound mixer
Robert Glass ... sound re-recording mixer
Robert Knudson ... sound re-recording mixer
Anthony Marinelli ... special sound effects
Alma Martinez ... adr
Dennis S. Sands ... music scoring mixer
John Roesch ... foley artist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

James Fredburg ... special effects technician
Chuck Gaspar ... special effects coordinator
Jeff Jarvis ... special effects supervisor
Richard Ratliff ... special effects
Richard Stutsman ... special effects technician
Jeffrey A. Wischnack ... special effects technician
Gary Zink ... special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Rocco Gioffre ... matte artist
Tom Pahk ... model maker
Keith Shartle ... motion control production assistant
Hoyt Yeatman ... motion control supervisor
Eric Guaglione ... tracker/matchmover: DQI (uncredited)

Stunts 

Monty Jordan ... stunt coordinator
John Ashby ... stunts (uncredited)
Gregory J. Barnett ... stunts (uncredited)
May Boss ... stunts (uncredited)
Colvin Brock ... stunts (uncredited)
Tony Brubaker ... stunts (uncredited)
Steven Burnett ... stunts (uncredited)
Steve Cremin ... stunts (uncredited)
Alex Daniels ... stunts (uncredited)
Gary Davis ... stunts (uncredited)
Kevin Donnelly ... stunt double: pilot (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)
Ted Duncan ... stunt driver (uncredited)
Greg Wayne Elam ... stunts (uncredited)
Kenny Endoso ... stunts (uncredited)
Richard Epper ... stunts (uncredited)
Glory Fioramonti ... stunts (uncredited)
Mickey Gilbert ... stunts (uncredited)
Clifford Happy ... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Hice ... stunts (uncredited)
Larry Holt ... stunts (uncredited)
Jeff Imada ... stunts (uncredited)
William T. Lane ... stunts (uncredited)
Julius LeFlore ... stunts (uncredited)
Terry Leonard ... stunt coordinator (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)
Mike H. McGaughy ... stunts (uncredited)
Bill McIntosh ... stunts (uncredited)
Gary McLarty ... stunts (uncredited)
John Meier ... stunts (uncredited)
Bennie Moore ... stunts (uncredited)
Jeff Ramsey ... stunts (uncredited)
Larry Randles ... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Roberson ... stunts (uncredited)
Thomas Rosales Jr. ... stunts (uncredited)
Kerry Rossall ... stunts (uncredited)
Bill M. Ryusaki ... stunts (uncredited)
Fred Scheiwiller ... stunts (uncredited)
Ben Scott ... stunts (uncredited)
John-Clay Scott ... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Stone ... stunts (uncredited)
Michael M. Vendrell ... stunts (uncredited)
Rock A. Walker ... stunts (uncredited)
George P. Wilbur ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Wayne Baker ... assistant camera: second unit
Michael Barrett ... set lighting technician
Thomas Del Ruth ... director of photography: additional photography
Paul Jacobsen ... set lighting technician
Michael Douglas Middleton ... still photographer: location
John C. Moulds ... camera operator: second unit
Michael D. O'Shea ... camera operator
Dutch Presley ... best boy electric
Stuart A. Spohn ... gaffer
Kenji Takama ... camera operator
Rod Weaver ... set lighting electrician (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Norman A. Burza ... costumer

Editorial Department 

Ben Williams ... apprentice editor non-credited
Clay Mitchell ... assistant to editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Laurie Higgins Tobias ... music editor
Anthony Marinelli ... musician: synthesizer / song producer
Antonio Romano ... music contractor (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Robert Neilson ... transportation coordinator

Other crew 

Wayne Fitzgerald ... title designer
Norman Gan ... assistant to the producer
Ernie Gustafsson ... helicopter mechanic
Dana Satler Hankins ... assistant to director
Anthony Marinelli ... synthesizer programmer
Art Scholl ... pilot
Earl Wingard ... publicist
Laurie Arnow-Epstein ... construction accountant (uncredited)
Chip Fowler ... production coordinator (uncredited)
Robert H. Lemer ... associate to producer (uncredited)
Jane Lockwood ... production staff (uncredited)
B.J. Smith ... set medic (uncredited)

Thanks 

Warren Oates ... in memory of

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