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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

W.D. Richter

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Earl Mac Rauch

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Rosalind Cash ...
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Ronald Lacey ...
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William Traylor ...
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Bill Henderson ...
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Billy Vera ...
Laura Harrington ...
Michael Santoro ...
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Robert Gray ...
Radar Blazer
Gary Bisig ...
Radar Blazer
Kent Perkins ...
Mission Control
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Highway Patrolman (as John David Ashton)
Kenneth Magee ...
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Yakov Smirnoff ...
National Security Advisor
Leonard Gaines ...
Artie Duncan
Francine Lembi ...
TV Anchorwoman
John Walter Davis ...
Star Surgeon
Read Morgan ...
Exhibitor
James Rosin ...
Raye Birk ...
Reporter
Jane Marla Robbins ...
Reporter
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John Gant (as Kevin Sullivan)
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Black Lectroid Commander
Radford Polinsky ...
Marine Lt.
Sam Minsky ...
Robert Hummer ...
Gerald Peterson ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Sandra Banzai - Buckaroo's Mother (scenes deleted)
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Masado Banzai, Buckaroo's Father (scenes deleted)
Matthew Earnest ...
Drunk niteclub patron (uncredited)
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(uncredited)
Greg Mires ...
Young Buckaroo (uncredited)
Matthew Mires ...
Young Buckaroo (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Sidney Beckerman ... executive producer
Neil Canton ... producer
Dennis E. Jones ... associate producer (as Dennis Jones)
W.D. Richter ... producer

Music by 

Michael Boddicker

Cinematography by 

Fred J. Koenekamp ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

George Bowers
Richard Marks

Casting By 

Terry Liebling

Production Design by 

J. Michael Riva

Art Direction by 

Rick Carter ... (as Richard Carter)
Stephen Dane

Set Decoration by 

Linda DeScenna

Costume Design by 

Aggie Guerard Rodgers ... (as Aggie Guerrard Rodgers)

Makeup Department 

Bari Dreiband-Burman ... makeup supervisor (as Bari Dreiband)
Stephen Robinette ... hair stylist
Steve LaPorte ... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Tom Woodruff Jr. ... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Dennis E. Jones ... unit production manager (as Dennis Jones)
Michael G. Nathanson ... executive in charge of production

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Gary Daigler ... first assistant director
Bryan Denegal ... dga trainee
Katterli Frauenfelder ... second assistant director (as Katterli A. Frauenfelder)

Art Department 

Tom Cranham ... production illustrator
Sherman Labby ... production illustrator
Erik L. Nelson ... property master (as Erik Nelson)
David P. Newell ... assistant property master (as David Newell)
Virginia L. Randolph ... set designer (as Virginia Randolph)
Tom Southwell ... production illustrator
Mark Sparks ... propmaker
George Stokes ... construction coordinator
John Alvin ... poster artist (uncredited)
Chris Courtois ... model maker (uncredited)
Glenn Forbes ... set dresser (uncredited)
Scott L. London ... set dresser (uncredited)

Sound Department 

David E. Campbell ... sound re-recording mixer
Doreen A. Dixon ... adr editor
Gordon Ecker ... supervising sound editor (as Gordon Ecker Jr.)
Michael Evje ... production sound mixer
Alfred T. Ferrante ... sound recordist
Alan Howarth ... special synthesized sound effects
Bones Howe ... sound designer
James M. McCann ... boom operator (as Jim McCann)
Anthony Milch ... supervising sound editor
John T. Reitz ... sound re-recording mixer
John Roesch ... foley artist
Joan Rowe ... foley artist
Gregg Rudloff ... sound re-recording mixer (as Gregg C. Rudloff)
Arne Schulze ... special synthesized sound effects: Bodifications
Greg Orloff ... foley recordist (uncredited)
Marvin Walowitz ... sound editor (uncredited)
Richard E. Yawn ... sound effects recordist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

David Blitstein ... special effects
Henry Millar ... special effects
Cleve Hall ... special effects (uncredited)
Doug Hubbard ... special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Mike Beard ... SEM photography: Greenlite
Scott Beattie ... motion control assistant: DQI
James Belohovek ... animator: VCE
Beverly Bernacki ... optical effects: VCE
Michael Bigelow ... motion control animator: DQI
Layne Bourgoyne ... animator: VCE
Steve Burg ... animator: VCE (as Stephen Burg)
Glenn Campbell ... matte cameraman: DQI
Chris Casady ... additional effects animator
Colette Emanuel ... optical effects: VCE
Michael L. Fink ... special visual effects supervisor (as Michael Fink)
Linda Fleisher ... visual effects coordinator (as Linda Fleischer)
Mark Freund ... optical cameraman: DQI
Rocco Gioffre ... matte artist: DQI
Ron Gress ... modelmaker
Steve Grumette ... computer video consultant (as Stephen Grummette)
Eric Guaglione ... motion control assistant: DQI
James Hagedorn ... optical effects: VCE
David R. Hardberger ... motion control technician: DQI (as David Hardberger)
William L. Hayward ... effects photography: Greenlite
Rick Heinrichs ... stop motion animator: Greenlite
Judith Herman ... computer graphics consultant
Thomas Hollister ... motion control technician: DQI
Michael Hosch ... modelmaker (as Mike Hosch)
Fred Iguchi ... motion control technician: DQI
Gregory Jein ... miniatures construction
Christopher Keith ... composite photography: Greenlite (as Christopher L. Keith)
Peter Kuran ... effects supervisor: VCE
Robin Dean Leyden ... electronics design
Thomas R. Polizzi ... effects manager: Greenlite
William Reilly ... motion control technician: DQI
R.J. Robertson ... animator: VCE
John Scheele ... effects supervisor: Greenlite
Dennis Schultz ... modelmaker (as Dennis M. Schultz)
David Schwartz ... modelmaker
Keith Shartle ... production coordinator: DQI
Scott Squires ... motion control supervisor: DQI
Mark Stetson ... miniatures supervisor
Rick Taylor ... animator: VCE
Rick Thompson ... electronic effects and props (as Richard L. Thompson)
John T. Van Vliet ... effects animation and design: Greenlite (as John Van Vliet)
Robert Wilcox ... video engineering consultant
Hoyt Yeatman ... motion control supervisor: DQI
Jacqueline Zietlow ... administrator: VCE
Dennis Dorney ... optical effects (uncredited)
Leslie Ekker ... model maker (uncredited)

Stunts 

M. James Arnett ... stunt coordinator
Chuck Cooper ... stunts
Mike De Luna ... stunts (as Mike Deluna)
Justin De Rosa ... stunts (as Justin Derosa)
Tommy J. Huff ... stunts (as Tom Huff)
Gary Hymes ... stunts
Alan Oliney ... stunts (as Alan Olney)
Mic Rodgers ... stunts (as Mic Rogers)
Michael Runyard ... stunts
Jerry Segal ... stunts
Frank James Sparks ... stunts (as Frank Sparks)
Rick Avery ... stunt pilot (uncredited)
Richard Epper ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Billy Clevenger ... second assistant camera (as William G. Clevenger)
Bruce McBroom ... still photographer
Edward Morey III ... camera operator
John Murray ... key grip (as John J. Murray)
Sal Orefice ... gaffer (as Salvatore Orefice)
Tony Rivetti ... first assistant camera
Wayne Baker ... aerial assistant camera (uncredited)
Dave Friedman ... still photographer (uncredited)
Stephen St. John ... Steadicam operator (uncredited)
Ron Veto ... grip: second unit (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Linda Henrikson ... costumer
Eddie Marks ... costume supervisor
Radford Polinsky ... costumer

Editorial Department 

Cheryl Bloch ... assistant editor
John Bracken ... assistant editor
Larry Fallick ... apprentice editor
Jane Schwartz Jaffe ... first assistant editor
Brian Ralph ... negative cutter

Music Department 

Bones Howe ... music supervisor
Kenneth Karman ... music editor
Alexandra Leviloff ... assistant music editor
John Vigran ... electronic music recording supervisor
George Doering ... musician (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Gary Hellerstein ... transportation coordinator (as Gary M. Hellerstein)
Steve Hellerstein ... transportation captain
Craig Lietzke ... production driver

Other crew 

Selma Brown ... production accountant: Zeiderman, Oberman & Associates
Chris Collins ... physical consultant: Mr. Weller
Dena Fischer ... production assistant
Wayne Fitzgerald ... title designer
David Gross ... production intern
Mark Homer ... production intern
Dan Lupovitz ... assistant: Mr. Canton and Mr. Richter
Michael Neale ... location manager
H. Bud Otto ... script supervisor
Judi Rosner ... production coordinator
Kathryn Newbrough Sommer ... assistant: Mr. Beckerman
Robert Michael Steloff ... production assistant (as Robert Steloff)
Roberto Terminelli ... dialect coach: John Lithgow
Anne Thompson ... unit publicist
Dan Roth ... adr voice (uncredited)
Charles A. Tamburro ... aerial coordinator/pilot (uncredited)
Dennis Tracy ... stand-in: Clancy Brown (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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