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Release Date:
27 July 1986 (USA) See more »
Officially, the C.A.T. Squad does not exist. Unofficially, they may be the free world's last chance.
A special government organization known as the C.A.T. Squad is formed to deal with terrorists. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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CAT Squad is too serious for a name like that. See more (4 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Joe Cortese ... John 'Doc' Burkholder

Jack Youngblood ... John Sommers

Steve James ... Bud Raines

Patricia Charbonneau ... Nikki Blake

Barry Corbin ... The Director

Eddie Velez ... Carlos
Sam Gray ... Dr. Henry Spivak
Al Shannon ... Irish Johnny

Frank Military ... Willie Darby

Anna Maria Horsford ... Mrs. Raines

Bradley Whitford ... Leon Trepper

Anne E. Curry ... Janet
Hans Bogild ... Dieter Porzig

Thomas Hauff ... Nolan

Michael Sinelnikoff ... Sir Cyril Sharpe
Vlasta Vrana
Nanette Workman
Guy Provost
Umar Raspberry
Nick Ramus
Rick Garcia
Roberto A. Jimenez
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

John Novak ... Connery
Francois Potvin ... Extra (uncredited)

Directed by
William Friedkin 
Writing credits
Gerald Petievich (written by)

Produced by
Cynthia Chvatal .... producer
William Friedkin .... executive producer
Gerald Petievich .... supervising producer (as Gerry Petievich)
David Salven .... producer
Bud S. Smith .... co-producer
Original Music by
Ennio Morricone 
Cinematography by
Robert D. Yeoman 
Film Editing by
Bud S. Smith 
M. Scott Smith 
Production Design by
Buddy Cone 
Douglas Higgins 
Makeup Department
Nathalie Trépanier .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Michel Chauvin .... unit manager
Wendy Grean .... production manager: Canada
David Salven .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Haley .... second assistant director
Anne Murphy .... second assistant director: Canada
Charles Myers .... first assistant director
Bud S. Smith .... second unit director
Art Department
Marc Fiquet .... property assistant
Michèle Forest .... decorator
Jean-Vincent Fournier .... property master: Canada
Sam Moore .... property master
Sound Department
Gary Alexander .... re-recording mixer
Don Cohen .... sound mixer: Canada
Mike Dobie .... sound effects editor
Chris Jenkins .... re-recording mixer
Carl Lewis .... adr editor
Martin Maryska .... sound editor
Special Effects by
Bob Dawson .... special effects
Jacques Godbout .... special effects coordinator
Jean Frenette .... stunts
Pat E. Johnson .... stunt coordinator
David Rigby .... stunt performer
Camera and Electrical Department
Yves Drapeau .... first assistant camera: Canada
Serge Grenier .... key grip: Canada
John Lewin .... best boy electric
Robert Mattigetz .... electrician
Andrew Nevard .... second assistant camera: second unit
Don Saari .... gaffer: Canada
Bert Tougas .... camera operator: second unit
Casting Department
Rosina Bucci .... casting: Montreal
Rick Montgomery .... casting: Mexico
Robert Weiner .... casting: New York
Gary M. Zuckerbrod .... casting: Mexico
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Barry Francis Delaney .... costume supervisor
Location Management
Carole Mondello .... location manager: Canada
Transportation Department
Arturo Curiel .... transportation captain
Joe Sanchez .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Anne Ardouin .... production assistant
Pablo Ferro .... title designer: main title sequence
Adele Joseph .... assistant: Mr. Friedkin
France Lachapelle .... continuity supervisor: Canada
Paul Marquez .... production controller
Alvin Mears .... animal trainer
Nanette Siegert .... production executive
Kelly A. Snyder .... assistant to executive producer (as Kelly Snyder)

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Rated PG-13 for some violence
97 min
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3 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
CAT Squad is too serious for a name like that., 28 October 2009
Author: rael from Russian Federation

I'm a huge Friedkin fan, but this was not a very good film. Two good things about it: Steve James shines in his role as always, and Eddie "Napoleon" Velez of all people is so much better here than the rest of the cast that the wtf factor of him playing an international terrorist drops quite quickly. The boss Joseph Cortese looks tough as hell says such dopey lines you'd think it's all a parody. Action scenes are well done, but don't really make up for the abundance of dramatic scenes that have a pathetic edge. Ennio Morricone rehashes his old score from Almost Human (Milano Odia) which doesn't fit the tone of this film at all. Friedkin himself rehashes the beginning of Sorcerer on a smaller scale. Written by Gerald Petievich, the same guy who wrote To Live & Die In L.A., it's understandable that the dialogue isn't very good. But hey, this is out on DVD, so you should check it out!

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