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Ruthless People (1986) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Jim Abrahams
David Zucker
Jerry Zucker

Writing Credits  

Dale Launer ... (written by)
 
O. Henry ... (story "The Ransom of Red Chief")

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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William G. Schilling ...
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Phyllis Applegate ...
Jeannine Bisignano ...
Hooker in Car
J.P. Bumstead ...
Technician
Jon Cutler ...
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Jim Doughan ...
Cop at Sam's House
Christopher J. Keene ...
Cop at Jail
Henry Noguchi ...
Coroner
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The Mugger
Arnold F. Turner ...
Cop with Killer Picture (as Arnold Turner)
Bob Tzudiker ...
Sam's Attorney
Charles A. Vanegas ...
Arresting Cop
Louise Yaffe ...
Social Worker
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Secretary to Chief of Police
Charlotte Zucker ...
Judge
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Waiter (as Arturo Bonilla)
Rick DeReyes ...
Mie Hunt ...
Ron Tank ...
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Aerobic Instructor (as Susan Stadner)
Beth R. Johnson ...
Richard Wilson ...
Twyla Littleton ...
Model (as Twyla S. Littleton)
Mary Elizabeth Thompson ...
Elderly Woman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Susan Breslau ...
Woman passing Phonebooth (uncredited)
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Newsreader (voice) (uncredited)
Gil Janklowicz ...
Fitness Instructor (uncredited)
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Wrestling Anouncer on TV (voice) (uncredited)
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Man in Crowd (uncredited)
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Wrestler on TV (uncredited)
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Paper Boy (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Joanna Lancaster ... executive producer
Michael Peyser ... producer
Richard Wagner ... executive producer
Walter Yetnikoff ... executive producer

Music by 

Michel Colombier

Cinematography by 

Jan de Bont

Film Editing by 

Gib Jaffe
Arthur Schmidt

Casting By 

Ellen Chenoweth

Art Direction by 

Donald B. Woodruff ... (as Donald Woodruff)

Set Decoration by 

Anne D. McCulley

Costume Design by 

Rosanna Norton

Makeup Department 

Barbara Lorenz ... hair stylist
Brad Wilder ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Jeffrey Chernov ... unit production manager
David Hoberman ... executive in charge of production: Walt Disney Studios (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

William S. Beasley ... first assistant director (as Bill Beasley)
Joel Chernoff ... second unit director
Bruce Humphrey ... second assistant director
Dannielle J. Weiss ... second second assistant director

Art Department 

Barbara Adamski ... property master
Rubin Andreatta ... greensman
Walt Hadfield ... construction coordinator (as Walton D. Hadfield)
Mark Hite ... lead man
Jon Hutman ... visual consultant
Lilly Kilvert ... visual consultant
Tony Leonardi ... stand-by painter (as Anthony Leonardi)
David P. Newell ... assistant property master
William James Teegarden ... set designer (as William Teegarden)
John Tyrrell ... painter
James F. Walker ... construction foreman
Victor M. Shannon ... plasterer (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Joseph F. Brennan ... boom operator
Charles L. Campbell ... supervising sound editor
Larry Carow ... sound editor
Thomas Causey ... sound mixer
Craig Clark ... assistant sound editor
Samuel C. Crutcher ... sound editor
Mike Dobie ... sound editor
Louis L. Edemann ... supervising sound editor
David W. Gray ... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Rick Kline ... re-recording mixer
Donald O. Mitchell ... re-recording mixer
Chuck Neely ... sound editor
Alan L. Nineberg ... adr editor
Kim Nolan ... apprentice sound editor
Kevin O'Connell ... re-recording mixer
Rod Rogers ... assistant adr editor
Larry Singer ... supervising adr editor
Darcy Vebber ... utility sound
Greg Orloff ... foley mixer (uncredited)
John Roesch ... foley artist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

John Frazier ... special effects coordinator
Rocky Gehr ... special effects
Scott Forbes ... special effects foreman (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Don Waller ... animator (uncredited)

Stunts 

Phil Adams ... stunts
Gregory J. Barnett ... stunts
Ray Bickel ... stunts
Brad Bovee ... stunts (as Bradley James Bovee)
Danny Costa ... stunts
Charles Croughwell ... stunts
Vince Deadrick Sr. ... stunts
Richard Drown ... stunts
Diamond Farnsworth ... stunts
Ralph Garrett ... stunts
Gene Hartline ... stunts
Loren Janes ... stunts
Sasha Jenson ... stunts
Tracy Keehn-Dashnaw ... stunts (as Tracy Lyn Keehn)
Wayne King ... stunts (as Wayne A. King)
Max Kleven ... stunts
Faith Minton ... stunts
Carol Neilson ... stunts
Kathleen O'Haco ... stunts
Carol Rees ... stunts
Pat Romano ... stunts (as Patrick Romano)
Ben Scott ... stunts (as Ben R. Scott)
John-Clay Scott ... stunts
Walter Scott ... stunt coordinator / stunts
Brian Smrz ... stunts
Mike Watson ... stunts
Ted White ... stunts
Vince Deadrick Jr. ... stunts (uncredited)
C. Ransom Walrod ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Ed Ayer ... gaffer (as Edward A. Ayer)
William Coss ... second assistant camera
Bill Decker ... key grip
William Kenney ... dolly grip
Laurel Moore ... still photographer (as Laurel Davis Moore)
Robert O. Moore ... best boy grip
Víctor Pérez ... best boy
Michael Scott ... camera operator
William Waldman ... first assistant camera
Wayne Baker ... steadycam assistant (uncredited)
Moose Enright ... electrician (uncredited)

Animation Department 

Sally Cruikshank ... animation sequence

Casting Department 

Lisa Clarkson ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Bella Brookalyna ... wardrobe
Eric H. Sandberg ... costume supervisor
Fran Vega-Buck ... costumer (as Frances Vega)

Editorial Department 

Jeffrey James Bell ... second assistant editor
Gary Burritt ... negative cutter
Neil Kirk ... apprentice film editor
Peter Lonsdale ... first assistant editor
Lynne Bailey Smith ... apprentice film editor

Location Management 

Richard Davis Jr. ... location manager (as Richard Davis)

Music Department 

David Moritz ... assistant music editor
Tommy Mottola ... music supervisor
Michael Tronick ... music editor
Frank Wolf ... music mixer
Robin Garb ... executive music producer (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Steve Hellerstein ... transportation captain
James R. White ... transportation coordinator
Randy White ... transportation coordinator (uncredited)

Other crew 

Caroline Blair ... production assistant
Joni Chadkin ... production assistant
Dwight Gooden ... pitcher
Doris Grau ... script supervisor
Don Levy ... unit publicist (as Donald Levy)
Rodney Liber ... production assistant
Félix Mantilla ... utility infielder
Rich Markey ... fairway
Carl Mazzocone ... special projects
Karen Penhale ... production coordinator
Louis Phillips ... production assistant
Heidi Schulte ... production assistant
Paul 'Numbers' Steinke ... production auditor (as Paul Steinke)
Jill Vandermeer ... production assistant
Eugenia Weston ... assistant: Mrs. Midler
Paul Rahmes ... personal assistant to director (uncredited)

Thanks 

Joseph Abrahams ... thanks
Nancy Abrahams ... thanks
Susan Breslau ... thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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