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Big Trouble in Little China (1986) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Carpenter

Writing Credits  

Gary Goldman ... (written by) &
David Z. Weinstein ... (written by)
 
W.D. Richter ... (adaptation)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Dennis Dun ...
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Carter Wong ...
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Suzee Pai ...
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Jeff Imada ...
Rummel Mor ...
Craig Ng ...
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White Tiger (as June Kim)
Noel Toy ...
Jade Go ...
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Chang Sing #1
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Chang Sing #2
Kenny Endoso ...
Chang Sing #3 (as Ken Endoso)
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Chang Sing #4
Gary Toy ...
Chang Sing #5
George Cheung ...
Chang Sing #6
Jimmy Jue ...
Wounded Chang Sing
Noble Craig ...
Danny Kwan ...
Min Luong ...
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Chinese Gambler (as Paul Lee)
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William S. Wong ...
Wing Kong Hatchet Man (as Willie Wong)
Eric Lee ...
Yukio G. Collins ...
Bill M. Ryusaki ...
Brian Imada ...
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Wing Kong Hatchet Man (as Daniel Inosanto)
Vernon Rieta ...
Daniel Wong ...
Daniel Lee ...
Wing Kong Security Guard (as Daniel Eric Lee)
Lia Chang ...
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Female Wing Kong Guard (as Dian Tanaka)
Donna L. Noguschi ...
Shinko Isobe ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
William B. Snider ...
Customs Agent (scenes deleted)
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Worker in Chinatown (uncredited)
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Chinese Guard (uncredited)
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Fighter in Ally (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Keith Barish ... executive producer
Larry J. Franco ... producer
Jim Lau ... associate producer
James Lew ... associate producer
Paul Monash ... executive producer

Music by 

John Carpenter
Alan Howarth

Cinematography by 

Dean Cundey

Film Editing by 

Steve Mirkovich
Mark Warner
Edward A. Warschilka

Casting By 

Joanna Merlin

Production Design by 

John J. Lloyd

Art Direction by 

Les Gobruegge

Set Decoration by 

George R. Nelson ... (as George R. 'Bob' Nelson)

Costume Design by 

April Ferry

Makeup Department 

Ken Chase ... makeup supervisor
Steve Johnson ... special makeup effects
Susan V. Kalinowski ... hair stylist (as Susan Kalinowski)

Production Management 

James Herbert ... unit production manager
George E. Mather ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Matt Earl Beesley ... second assistant director
Larry J. Franco ... first assistant director (as Larry Franco)
Tommy Lee Wallace ... second unit director

Art Department 

Brent Boates ... production illustrator
Richard L. Cowitt ... assistant property master (as Richard Cowitt)
James M. Davis ... construction foreman (as Jim Davis)
Craig Edgar ... set designer
David Evans ... assistant property master
Kent H. Johnson ... property master
David Jonas ... production illustrator
Donald Krafft ... lead man
Johnny Lattanzio ... construction coordinator (as John Lattanzio)
James Lew ... martial arts choreographer
Larry McGuire ... lead man
Richard Morgan ... construction foreman
Ken Scaife ... construction foreman
Robert Scaife ... construction coordinator
Steven Schwartz ... set designer (as Steve Schwartz)
Mark Siegel ... sculptor
Ed Verreaux ... production illustrator (as Edward Verreaux)
John Villarino ... construction foreman
Ron Ashmore ... paint gang boss (uncredited)
William 'W' Gilpin ... carpenter (uncredited)
Steven Kerlagon ... paint gang boss (uncredited)
Dave Margolin ... painter (uncredited)
Brieann Rich ... construction medic (uncredited)
Mark Sparks ... propmaker (uncredited)
Drew Struzan ... poster artist (uncredited)
Mike Villarino ... propmaker (uncredited)
Frank White ... laborer (uncredited)
Christopher Windisch ... carpenter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Don J. Bassman ... sound re-recording mixer (as Don Bassman)
Joseph F. Brennan ... boom operator
Thomas Causey ... sound mixer
Kevin F. Cleary ... sound re-recording mixer
Monika Dorfman-Lightstone ... special sound effects editor
Dean Drabin ... foley mixer
Martin Dreffke ... special sound effects editor
David Fechtor ... special sound effects editor (as David A. Fechtor)
William Hartman ... sound effects supervisor
Gary A. Hecker ... foley artist (as Gary 'Wrecker' Hecker)
Laja Holland ... special sound effects editor
Pieter Hubbard ... sound effects editor
David M. Ice ... sound effects editor (as David Ice)
Lenny Jennings ... sound effects editor
Eric Lindemann ... sound effects editor (as Eric Lindeman)
Gary Macheel ... sound synthesist
Anthony Milch ... special sound effects supervisor
Richard Overton ... sound re-recording mixer
Glad Pickering ... adr editor
David A. Poole ... assistant adr editor (as David Poole)
Robert Renga ... sound recordist
Steve Rice ... adr editor
Hank Salerno ... supervising adr editor
Hal Sanders ... sound effects editor
Alicia Stevenson ... foley artist
Darcy Vebber ... boom operator (as Darcey Vebber)
Bill Voigtlander ... adr editor (as Bill Voightlander)
David Williams ... special sound effects editor

Special Effects by 

Stanley Amborn ... special effects assistant
Randy Cabral ... special effects technician
James Fredburg ... special effects foreman
James Kagel ... creature crew (as Jim Kagel)
Thaine Morris ... special effects foreman
Joseph A. Unsinn ... special effects coordinator (as Joseph Unsinn)
Greg C. Jensen ... special effects (uncredited)
Olov Nylander ... special photographic effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Michael Backauskas ... visual effects optical line-up
Mat Beck ... camera operator: visual effects crew (as Matt Beck)
Peter Berman ... first assistant photographer: visual effects crew
Dale Brady ... creature crew: Boss Film Studios
Kevin Brennan ... creature crew: Boss Film Studios
Theresa Burkett ... creature crew: Boss Film Studios
Roberto Carlos ... creature crew: Boss Film Studios
Craig Caton ... creature crew: Boss Film Studios
Craig Clark ... special effects animator
Charles Cowles ... optical camera operator
Ken Diaz ... creature crew: Boss Film Studios
Richard Edlund ... visual effects producer
Robert Eyslee ... gaffer: visual effects crew
James M. Falkinburg ... production advisor: visual effects crew (as James Nelson)
Alex R. Felix III ... creature crew: Boss Film Studios
Ed Felix ... creature crew: Boss Film Studios
Eric Fiedler ... first technician: Boss Film Studios
Eddie Garcia ... creature crew: Boss Film Studios
Screaming Mad George ... first technician: Boss Film Studios
Alan Harding ... optical camera operator
Rebecca Heskes ... technical animator (as Rebecca Petrulli Heskes)
George Jenson ... visual effects art director (as George Jensen)
Steve Johnson ... creature creator: Boss Film Studios
Ed Jones ... optical line-up
James Kagel ... creature crew: Boss Film Studios
Dave Kesley ... creature shop coordinator: Boss Film Studios
Makio Kida ... creature crew: Boss Film Studios
Neil Krepela ... matte department supervisor
Brad Kuehn ... optical line-up
Ron Macinnes ... creature crew: Boss Film Studios
Mary Mason ... optical coordinator
Dave Matherly ... creature crew: Boss Film Studios
Dennis Michelson ... visual effects editor
Virgil Mirano ... still photographer: visual effects crew
Bill Neil ... director of photography: visual effects crew
Lisa Nielsen ... creature crew: Boss Film Studios
Roberto Olivas ... creature crew: Boss Film Studios
Chris Regan ... optical supervisor: visual effects crew
Richard Ruiz ... chief effects moldmaker: Boss Film Studios
Wayne Strong ... creature crew: Boss Film Studios
Annick Therrien ... technical animation supervisor
Lynda Thompson ... visual effects production supervisor
Patrick Van Auken ... grip: visual effects crew
Paul Van Camp ... software programmer
Garry Waller ... special projects supervisor
Mary E. Walter ... optical line-up
Mark Bryan Wilson ... creature crew: Boss Film Studios
Randy Algoe ... visual effects (uncredited)
Sam Longoria ... engineer/machinist (uncredited)

Stunts 

Kelly Akai ... stunts
T.K. Anthony ... stunts
Tom Bergman ... stunts
Simone Boisseree ... stunts
Janet Brady ... stunts
David Cadiente ... stunts
Phil Chong ... stunts
Chuck Clarke ... stunts
Bob K. Cummings ... stunts (as Robert Cummings)
Debbi A. Davison ... stunts
Eddy Donno ... stunts
Ellarye ... stunts
George Endoso ... stunts
Kenny Endoso ... stunt coordinator
Ken Fritz ... stunts
Mark Giardino ... stunts
Kent Hays ... stunts
Jeff Imada ... stunts
Bobby Itaya ... stunts
Denise Kellogg ... stunts
Conan Lee ... stunts
Gary McLarty ... stunts
Ginger K. Miyazaki ... stunts
Jimmy Nickerson ... stunts (as James Nickerson)
Sherri Nickerson ... stunts
Beth Nufer ... stunts
Bill Saito ... stunts
Steve Santo ... stunts
Dennis Scott ... stunts (as Dennis R. Scott)
Hayward Soo Hoo ... stunts
Leland Sun ... stunts
Tamiko ... stunts
Joe Tornatore ... stunts (as Joe A. Tornatore Jr.)
Dick Warlock ... stunts (as Richard Warlock)
Mike Washlake ... stunts
Dean Wein ... stunts
Jack West ... stunts (as Jack S. West)
Eddie Wong ... stunts
Harry Wong ... stunts
Joseph K. Wong ... stunts
Carey Loftin ... stunt driver (uncredited) / truck stunts (uncredited)
Dick Warlock ... stunt double: Kurt Russell (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Clyde E. Bryan ... first assistant camera
Ron Cardarelli ... key grip (as Ronald Cardarelli)
Jack Cooperman ... underwater director of photography
Larry D. Davis ... second assistant camera
John Donnelly ... best boy
J. Barry Herron ... underwater director of photography
Gary B. Kibbe ... camera operator (as Gary Kibbe)
George La Fountaine Jr. ... best boy
Thomas Marshall ... best boy
Steven Poster ... director of photography: second unit (as Steve Poster)
John R. Shannon ... still photographer
Raymond Stella ... camera operator (as Ray Stella)
Steve Tate ... first assistant camera
Mark Walthour ... gaffer
Charles Williams ... company grip (as Charles 'Tex' Williams)
Stefanie Wiseman ... film loader
Billy Craft ... lighting technician (uncredited)

Animation Department 

Glenn Chaika ... animator (as Glen Chaika)
Margaret Craig-Chang ... assistant animator
Deborah Gaydos ... assistant animator (as Deborah Ann Gaydos)
Renee Holt ... assistant animator
Jeff Howard ... animator
Mauro Maressa ... animator
Samuel E. Recinos ... technical animator (as Samuel Recinos)
Peggy Regan ... animator
Eusebio Torres ... assistant animator
Kevin Kutchaver ... animator (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Pamela Guest ... casting associate (as Pamela Rack)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Oda Groeschel ... set costumer
Paul Lopez ... costumer: men
Michele Neely ... costumer: women
Lois DeArmond ... costume illustrator (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Nancy Froelich ... assistant editor
David Jansen ... apprentice editor
J.W. Kompare ... assistant editor
Ronald B. Moore ... effects editorial consultant (as Ronald Moore)
Steven Ramirez ... first assistant editor (as Steven E. Ramirez)
Ed Stabile ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Scott Grusin ... music editor

Transportation Department 

Steve Duncan ... transportation captain
Eddie Lee Voelker ... transportation coordinator
Rick Braverman ... driver (uncredited)
Dean E. Mason ... driver: cast (uncredited)

Other crew 

Susan Alpert ... production assistant (as Sue Alpert)
Christine Baer ... secretary to producer
Linda Brachman ... production consultant
Dale Brady ... creature crew
Kevin Brennan ... creature crew
Theresa Burkett ... creature crew
John Bush ... location manager: San Francisco
Allen Cappuccilli ... assistant: Ronald Moore
Roberto Carlos ... creature crew
Craig Caton ... creature crew
Kim-Kasey Costello ... assistant: Mr. Monash
Dan Curry ... title designer
Theresa Curtin ... assistant: Mr. Franco and Mr. Carpenter
Ken Diaz ... creature crew
Ken Dudderar ... precision cinetechnician
Al Ebner ... unit publicist
Alex R. Felix III ... creature crew (as Alex Felix)
Ed Felix ... creature crew
Eric Fiedler ... film technician
Paulette C. Fine ... production accountant (as Paulette Fine)
Eddie Garcia ... creature crew
Mary Sutton Hallmann ... production coordinator
Adam Hill ... creature effects moldmaker: Boss Films / puppeteer: Boss Films
Sandra Holden ... production secretary
Jerry Jeffress ... electronics
Steve Johnson ... creature design
David P. Kelsey ... creature shop coordinator
Makio Kida ... creature crew
Sandy King ... script supervisor
Harry Kohoyda Jr. ... production accountant (as Harry Kohoyda)
Daniel Kwan ... marketing coordinator
Jim Lau ... martial arts consultant
Robin Dean Leyden ... electronics
Ron Macinnes ... creature crew
Dave Matherly ... creature crew
Mark Matthews ... precision cinetechnician
Lesa Nielsen ... creature crew
Roberto Olivas ... creature crew
Pat Repola ... laboratory technician
Artist W. Robinson ... production consultant (as Artist Robinson)
Mindy Rothstein ... production administrator
Richard Ruiz ... chief effects mold maker
Dana Miller Schornstein ... assistant production coordinator
Jon Schreiber ... production assistant
Steven Shkolnik ... location manager: Los Angeles (as Steve Shkolnik)
Mark Siegel ... creature maker / puppeteer
Peter J. Silbermann ... marketing supervisor
Wayne Strong ... creature crew
Gary Weddington ... assistant auditor
Mark West ... design engineer
Charles Whiteman ... chief engineer
Robert Wilcox ... electronics
Claire Wilson ... assistant: Richard Edlund
Mark Bryan Wilson ... creature crew
Adam Hill ... fiberglass statue caster: Paramount Studios (uncredited) / set sculptor/plasterer/caster: Fox Studios (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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