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The Man with One Red Shoe -- An innocent musician is caught up in a bizarre conspiracy. he is bugged, shadowed and almost wiped out by government agents, while remaining blithely unaware that anything is wrong. this film is the American version of the French film "The Tall Blond Man
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Director:
Writers:
Francis Veber (screenplay) and
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Release Date:
19 July 1985 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A man picked randomly out of a crowd is made the target of CIA survelliance and pursuit. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Still a good spy spoof, and Oh, that dress! See more (42 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Tom Hanks ... Richard Harlan Drew

Dabney Coleman ... Cooper

Lori Singer ... Maddy

Charles Durning ... Ross

Carrie Fisher ... Paula

Edward Herrmann ... Brown (as Ed Herrmann)

James Belushi ... Morris (as Jim Belushi)
Irving Metzman ... Virdon

Tom Noonan ... Reese

Gerrit Graham ... Carson

David L. Lander ... Stemple
Ritch Brinkley ... Hulse
Frank Hamilton ... Edgar
Dortha Duckworth ... Natalie

David Ogden Stiers ... The Conductor

Julius Carry ... CIA Agent (as Julius J. Carry III)
Stephen Bradley ... CIA Agent

Art LaFleur ... CIA Agent

Richard McGonagle ... CIA Agent (as Richard F. McGonagle)
George Martin ... Senate Chairman

Patricia Gaul ... Mrs. Brown
Charles Levin ... CIA Dentist
Dan Resin ... Man in Car
Tom Rayhall ... Sergeant at Arms

Victoria Carroll ... Receptionist
Mark Robman ... Dentist
Charles Walker ... Reporter

David Selburg ... Reporter
Lisa Raggio ... Reporter
Ivy Bethune ... Female Patient
Richard Clark ... Cab Driver (as C. Richard Clark)
Tom Chiu ... Dickie
Damita Jo Freeman ... Waitress
Jeff Ware ... Prof. Chermenko
Noel De Souza ... Officer on Dock
Dan Ziskie ... Young American (as Daniel Ziskie)

Sam Sako ... Dock Worker
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Pamela Clay ... Friendly Young Girl (uncredited)
Joe Dooley ... Extra (uncredited)

Directed by
Stan Dragoti 
 
Writing credits
Francis Veber (screenplay "Le grand blond avec une chaussure noire") and
Yves Robert (screenplay "Le grand blond avec une chaussure noire")

Robert Klane 

Produced by
Victor Drai .... producer
Xavier Gélin .... associate producer
Jack Frost Sanders .... associate producer (as Jack Sanders)
William W. Wilson .... associate producer (as Bill Wilson)
 
Original Music by
Thomas Newman 
 
Cinematography by
Richard H. Kline 
 
Film Editing by
O. Nicholas Brown 
Bud Molin 
 
Casting by
Dianne Crittenden 
 
Production Design by
Dean Edward Mitzner  (as Dean E. Mitzner)
 
Set Decoration by
Anne D. McCulley 
 
Costume Design by
William Ware Theiss 
 
Makeup Department
Ora Green .... hair stylist (as Ora T. Green)
Byrd Holland .... makeup artist
Bob Mills .... makeup supervisor (as Robert J. Mills)
Marina Pedraza .... head hair stylist
Ric Sagliani .... makeup artist (as Ric G. Sagliani)
 
Production Management
Henry Kline .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William S. Beasley .... first assistant director (as William Beasley)
Alan B. Curtiss .... second assistant director
Regina Gordon .... additional second assistant director (as Regina L. Gordon)
Duncan Henderson .... first assistant director: second unit (as Duncan S. Henderson)
Max Kleven .... second unit director
Christopher Ryan .... second assistant director: second unit (as Chris Ryan)
Joseph Paul Moore .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Cameron Birnie .... set designer
Everett Olson .... construction coordinator
Richard M. Rubin .... property master
Tom Southwell .... production illustrator
Dianne Wager .... assistant art director
Kenneth L. Westcott .... lead man (as Ken Westcott)
Damon Allison .... prop shop electrician (uncredited)
Armando Alvarez .... swingman (uncredited)
Marienus Cetani Sr. .... sign writer supervisor (uncredited)
Tim Dent .... swingman (uncredited)
Louis S. Fleming .... assistant property master (uncredited)
Tom J. Furginson .... swingman (uncredited)
Mike Hachey .... gang boss (uncredited)
Darrell Huntsman .... greensman (uncredited)
Daniel Maltese .... set designer (uncredited)
Charles Peck .... sign writer supervisor (uncredited)
Hal Schlax .... carpenter foreman (uncredited)
Charles Sperber .... construction foreman (uncredited)
Marjorie Stone .... set designer (uncredited)
Bill Wolford .... construction foreman (uncredited)
Donald B. Woodruff .... set designer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Don J. Bassman .... sound re-recording mixer (as Don Bassman)
Garrie Bolger .... sound re-recording mixer
Willie D. Burton .... sound mixer (as Willis D. Burton)
Kevin F. Cleary .... sound re-recording mixer
David M. Ice .... sound editor
Lenny Jennings .... sound editor
Hal Sanders .... sound editor
Richard Sperber .... sound editor (as Richard A. Sperber)
Bill Voigtlander .... adr editor (as William Voigtlander)
Robert W. Harris .... utility sound engineer (uncredited)
Marvin E. Lewis .... boom operator (uncredited)
Philip Rogers .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Andy Rovins .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Alan E. Lorimer .... special effects coordinator
William Aldridge .... special effects (uncredited)
Mike Berro .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Wayne Edgar .... special effects (uncredited)
James Fredburg .... second special effects (uncredited)
Russel Hessey .... special effects (uncredited)
Lambert Powell .... special effects foreman (uncredited)
Richard Ratliff .... special effects (uncredited)
Harold Selig .... special effects (uncredited)
Ken Speed .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
Bruno Van Zeebroeck .... special effects (uncredited)
Marcel Vercoutere .... special effects (uncredited)
Ralph Winiger .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Sandy Berumen .... stunts
Brad Bovee .... stunts
Betsy Clark .... stunts
Laurie Creach .... stunts
Wally Crowder .... stunt coordinator
Wally Crowder .... stunts
Rawn Hutchinson .... stunts
David LeBell .... stunts
Kathleen O'Haco .... stunts
Hutch Parker .... stunts
Carol Rees .... stunts
Roger Richman .... stunts (as Roger M. Richman)
Pat Romano .... stunts (as Patrick Romano)
John-Clay Scott .... stunts
Tommie Sikes .... stunts
Mark Yerkes .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kenneth Adams .... key grip: second unit (as Kenneth A. Adams)
Sidney Ray Baldwin .... still photographer (as Sidney R. Baldwin)
Albert Bettcher .... camera operator
Richmond G. Cogswell .... video assist operator
M. Todd Henry .... assistant camera (as Michael Todd Henry)
David Morton .... best boy (uncredited)
Jack Priestley .... camera operator: second unit
Robert Sordal .... key grip (as Robert L. Sordal)
John D. Todd .... gaffer: second unit
Gary R. Wostak .... gaffer
Dave Barrow .... dolly grip (uncredited)
Mike Berro .... video playback operator (uncredited)
James Briere .... additional grip (uncredited)
Steve Chandler .... electrician (uncredited)
Billy Clevenger .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
John Donnelly .... second grip (uncredited)
S. Karin Epstein .... still photographer: Washington, D.C. (uncredited)
Bob Jenner .... electrician: Local 40 (uncredited)
Larry Kennedy .... best boy (uncredited)
Mara Kurtz .... still photographer (uncredited)
Casey Nelson .... lamp operator (uncredited)
Casey Nelson .... rigging gaffer (uncredited)
Louis Niemeyer .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Ilene Starger .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sharon Iris Crall .... costumer: women
Jered Green .... costumer: men (as Jered E. Green)
Thalia C. Macarthur .... costume supervisor (as Thalia Macarthur)
Darryl M. Athons .... costumer (uncredited)
Barry Francis Delaney .... costumer (uncredited)
Magda Hefty .... tailor (uncredited)
Haleen K. Holt .... costume illustrator (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Roger Greene .... assistant editor
Scot Scalise .... apprentice editor
Pat Shade .... assistant film editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Kenneth Karman .... music editor
Michael Masser .... composer: love theme
Ken Runyon .... music editor
Armin Steiner .... score mixer
Tom Boyd .... oboe soloist (uncredited)
James B. Campbell .... orchestrator (uncredited)
George Doering .... musician (uncredited)
Thomas Newman .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Skip Wilson .... transportation coordinator
Gina August .... driver (uncredited)
Duke Busby .... driver: prop van (uncredited)
George Clayton .... driver: prop truck (uncredited)
Lawrence Dove .... driver (uncredited)
Bob Forte .... driver: tractor-trailer (uncredited)
Francis G. Hergel .... driver: crane (uncredited)
Pat Hustis .... driver: insert car (uncredited)
Dean E. Mason .... transportation captain (uncredited)
Paul Muhe .... driver: honeywagon (uncredited)
Robert Perry .... driver: honeywagon (uncredited)
Michael 'Bud' Ruben .... driver: crane (uncredited)
Julio Salazar .... driver: elf (uncredited)
Stanley Wilson .... transportation captain (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Pete Emmet .... unit publicist
Cherie Franklin .... dialogue coach
Todd Grodnick .... video consultant
Larry K. Johnson .... script supervisor
Richard S. Kaufman .... violin coach (as Richard Kaufman)
James Koehler .... auditor (as Jim Koehler)
Lloyd Nelson .... script supervisor: second unit
Susan Pond .... assistant: Stan Dragoti
Pinki Ragan .... production coordinator
Binnie Ruben .... location manager: Los Angeles
Art Scholl .... helicopter pilot
Lisa M. Violé .... assistant: Victor Drai
Michael Wallace .... location manager: Washington D.C. (as Mike Wallace)
Gary Weddington .... assistant auditor
Nandy Anderson .... secretary to writer (uncredited)
Gail Griffin .... production secretary (uncredited)
Louie Kamer .... production consultant (uncredited)
Steve Kline .... production consultant (uncredited)
Juan Lecaro .... caterer (uncredited)
Will Levine .... secretary to producer (uncredited)
Steve McNichols .... production consultant (uncredited)
Peter Pit .... technical advisor: magic (uncredited)
Cliff Taylor .... production consultant (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Red Shoe" - International (English title) (informal short title)
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Runtime:
92 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Australia:PG | Finland:K-12 | Iceland:L | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | Sweden:11 | UK:PG (original rating) (cut) | UK:15 (re-rating) (uncut) (2004) | USA:PG (certificate #27447) | West Germany:12

Did You Know?

Trivia:
One of two 1985 movies starring actor-comedian Tom Hanks first released in that year. The other picture was Volunteers (1985).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: During the two-way mirror scene, Carson calls Richard's violin 'some kind of banjo'. However earlier in the film he had no trouble identifying Drew's violin case.See more »
Quotes:
Carson:How'd it go, sir?
Cooper:Great. I haven't felt this good since I overthrew the government of Chile.
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Soundtrack:
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FAQ

Is this a remake of the 1972 french movie "Le Grand Blond avec une chaussure noire" ?
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Still a good spy spoof, and Oh, that dress!, 26 February 2001
Author: Stan Myles (stanmyles@iname.com) from Montevideo, Uruguay

I'm a huge fan of Tom Hanks and I have collected almost all of his films (I can't get myself to buy Bonfire of the Vanities, however.) Seeing The Man with One Red Shoe again after 15 years, I still find it to be a pretty good spoof of the spy genre, perhaps even at times a little too uncomfortably close a portrayal of some of the shenanigans our intelligence services have gotten involved in from time to time. Tom Hanks is charming and funny, as he was in most of his films in the 1980s, but the script did not let him develop his character as much as in his next film, Nothing in Common. Dabney Coleman is also very funny as the "rogue spy." All that being said, however, the most memorable moment in the film has got to be when Lori Singer turns around and reveals the last word in "backless" evening gowns! That scene alone makes this movie a "must rental."

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