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They Live (1988) Poster

(1988)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Carpenter

Writing Credits  

Ray Nelson ... (short story "Eight O'Clock in the Morning")
 
John Carpenter ... (screenplay) (as Frank Armitage)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Frank
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Holly
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Raymond St. Jacques ...
Jason Robards III ...
John Lawrence ...
Susan Barnes ...
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Wendy Brainard ...
Lucille Meredith ...
Susan Blanchard ...
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Dana Bratton ...
John F. Goff ...
Norm Wilson ...
Thelma Lee ...
Stratton Leopold ...
Rezza Shan ...
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Blonde Haired Cop
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Neighbor (as Larry Franco)
Tom Searle ...
Robert Grasmere ...
Vince Inneo ...
Bob Hudson ...
Jon Paul Jones ...
Dennis Cosmo Michael ...
Male News Anchor (as Dennis Michael)
Nancy Gee ...
Claudia Stanlee ...
Christine Anne Baur ...
Woman on Phone (as Christine Baur)
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Security Guard #1 (as Gregory Barnett)
Jimmy Nickerson ...
Security Guard #2 (as Jim Nickerson)
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2nd Unit Guard
Cibby Danyla ...
Jeff Imada ...
Michelle Costello ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Homeless kid (uncredited)
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Teenage Girl (uncredited)
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Voice that says 'sleep' (voice) (uncredited)
Michael Forino ...
Ghoul at Bar (uncredited)
Robert V. Greene ...
TV Technician (uncredited)
Helen Kelly ...
Woman at the Dinner Party (uncredited)
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Asian Revolutionary (uncredited)
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Male Goulie (uncredited)
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Jan Rabson ...
Anchor (voice) (uncredited)
Norman D. Wilson ...
Newspaper Vendor (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Andre Blay ... executive producer
Larry J. Franco ... producer (as Larry Franco)
Shep Gordon ... executive producer
Sandy King ... associate producer

Music by 

John Carpenter
Alan Howarth

Cinematography by 

Gary B. Kibbe ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Gib Jaffe
Frank E. Jimenez

Art Direction by 

William J. Durrell Jr.
Daniel A. Lomino ... (as Daniel Lomino)

Set Decoration by 

Marvin March

Makeup Department 

Elle Elliott ... hair stylist
Francisco X. Pérez ... makeup artist (as Frank Carrisosa)

Production Management 

Stratton Leopold ... unit production manager
Alan Levine ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Larry J. Franco ... first assistant director (as Larry Franco)
Artist W. Robinson ... second assistant director (as Artist Robinson)
B. Scott Senechal ... dga trainee (as Scott Senechal)

Art Department 

Jack Eberhart ... lead man
Dick Girod ... paint foreman (as Richard Girod)
Sean Haworth ... art department assistant
Richard M. Kerns ... assistant property (as Richard Kerns)
Frank Leasure ... propmaker
Ernie Millanponce ... stand-by painter
Vic Petrotta Jr. ... property master (as Victor Petrotta Jr.)
Gregori Renta ... swing
John Sweeney ... assistant property
Kenneth Truby ... labor foreman
Michael Wright ... construction foreman
Luigi Mugavero ... set dresser (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Roberta Alstadter ... foley recordist
John H. Arrufat ... sound editor (as J.H. Arrufat)
Gregg Barbanell ... foley artist
Gary Blufer ... sound effects recordist
Mark Boisseau ... assistant sound editor
Larry Carow ... sound editor
Samuel C. Crutcher ... sound editor
Laurie Ecker ... sound effects coordinator
John Michael Fanaris ... sound effects coordinator
Frank A. Fuller Jr. ... sound effects researcher
Walter A. Gest ... sound re-recordist
Hector C. Gika ... sound editor
Douglas Greenfield ... stereo consultant: Dolby
Gary A. Hecker ... foley artist (as Gary Hecker)
Timothy A. Hoggatt ... foley mixer (as Timothy Hoggatt)
Michael Hoskinson ... foley editor (as Mike Hoskinson)
Alan Howarth ... synthesized sound effects
Robert Jackson ... boom operator
Ron Judkins ... sound mixer
John Leveque ... sound editor
Robert J. Litt ... sound re-recording mixer
Bob O'Brien ... foley editor
Thomas J. O'Connell ... adr recordist (as Tom O'Connell)
Sergio Reyes ... sound re-recording mixer
Gary D. Rogers ... adr mixer (as Gary Rogers)
Jeffrey L. Sandler ... supervising sound editor
Solange S. Schwalbe ... adr editor (as Solange Schwalbe Boisseau)
Becky Sullivan ... supervising adr editor (as Becky Sullivan-Coblentz)
Shawn Sykora ... foley editor
Elliot Tyson ... sound re-recording mixer
Donald L. Warner Jr. ... sound editor (as Don Warner)
Tim Webb ... sound recordist
Richard E. Yawn ... foley supervisor
David Napoli ... utility sound (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Michael Arbogast ... special effects assistant
Roy Arbogast ... special effects coordinator
David Blitstein ... special effects assistant
Jim Danforth ... special photographic effects
William Lee ... special effects assistant

Stunts 

Rick Avery ... stunts
Christine Anne Baur ... stunts (as Christine Baur)
Simone Boisseree ... stunts
John Borland ... stunts
Brad Bovee ... stunts
John Branagan ... stunts
Tony Brubaker ... stunts (as Anthony Brubaker)
Kurt Bryant ... stunts
David Burton ... stunts
David Cadiente ... stunts
James J. Casino ... stunts (as Jimmy Casino)
John Casino ... stunts (as John J. Casino)
Phil Chong ... stunts
Gary Combs ... stunts
Gilbert B. Combs ... stunts
Bob K. Cummings ... stunts
Gary Davis ... stunts (as Gary Charles Davis)
Tim A. Davison ... stunts (as Tim Davison)
Shane Dixon ... stunts
Cheryl Wheeler Duncan ... stunts (as Cheryl Wheeler-Dixon)
Richard L. Duran ... stunts (as Richard Duran)
Eurlyne Epper ... stunts
Gary Epper ... stunts
Jon H. Epstein ... stunts
Debbie Evans ... stunts
Diamond Farnsworth ... stunts
George Fisher ... stunts
Joe Gilbride ... stunts (as Joseph G. Gilbride)
Andy Gill ... stunts
Allan Graf ... stunts
Randy Hall ... stunts
Steve Hart ... stunts
Eddie Hice ... stunts
Freddie Hice ... stunts
Marcia Holley ... stunts
Norman Howell ... stunts
Brian Imada ... stunts
Jeff Imada ... stunt coordinator
Mike Johnson ... stunts (as John Michael Johnson)
Matt Johnston ... stunts (as Matt D. Johnston)
Chris Kent ... stunts
Henry Kingi ... stunts
Joel Kramer ... stunts
Daniel Lee ... stunts (as Daniel Eric Lee)
Al Leong ... stunts
James Lew ... stunts
Billy D. Lucas ... stunts
Eric Mansker ... stunts
Matt McColm ... stunts
John Meier ... stunts (as John C. Meier)
Bennie Moore ... stunts (as Bennie E. Moore Jr.)
Donna L. Noguchi ... stunts
Chuck Picerni Jr. ... stunts (as Charles Picerni Jr.)
Branscombe Richmond ... stunts
Danny Rogers ... stunts
Ronnie Rondell Jr. ... stunts
Thomas Rosales Jr. ... stunts
Tim Roslan ... stunts (as Timothy Roslan)
Debby Lynn Ross ... stunts
Michael Runyard ... stunts (as Mike Runyard)
Ben Scott ... stunts
John-Clay Scott ... stunts
Walter Scott ... stunts
Jan Michael Shultz ... stunts
Russell Solberg ... stunts
Ceci Vendrell ... stunts
Michael M. Vendrell ... stunts
Ric Roman Waugh ... stunts (as Ric Waugh)
Danny Weselis ... stunts
Scott Wilder ... stunts
Dianne L. Wilson ... stunts (as Dianne Wilson)
Merritt Yohnka ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department 

Kevin Arnold ... electrician
Sidney Ray Baldwin ... still photographer (as Sidney Baldwin)
Sanford Barr ... electrician
Bruce Birmelin ... still photographer
Clyde E. Bryan ... first assistant camera: second camera
Ron Cardarelli ... key grip (as Ronald Cardarelli)
Larry D. Davis ... second assistant camera (as Larry Davis)
Robert DePerna ... electrician
Anthony Di Mase ... grip (as Anthony DiMase)
Jud Kehl ... camera operator
John T. Kennedy ... best boy electrician (as John Kennedy)
Jeffrey Norvet ... first assistant camera
John Palka ... best boy grip
Robin Roberts ... grip
Richard Smock ... electrician
Ken Spencer ... gaffer (as Kenneth Spencer)
Raymond Stella ... camera operator: second camera (as Raymond N. Stella) / panaglide operator (as Raymond N. Stella)
Dave Wachtman ... dolly grip (as David Wachtman)
Sid Lucero ... grip (uncredited)
Randy Nolen ... Steadicam operator (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Barbara Harris ... voice casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Robert Lewis Bush ... costumer (as Robert Bush)
Robin Michel Bush ... costume supervisor (as Robin Bush)
John Melvin Young ... costumer (as John Young)

Editorial Department 

Gary Burritt ... negative cutter
Phil Downey ... color timer
Margaret Goodspeed ... assistant film editor
Frederick Wardell ... assistant film editor (as Fred M. Wardell)
Richard Alderete ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

George Bess ... driver
Fred Brookfield ... driver
James R. Brown ... driver (as Jim Brown)
Russ Buckens ... driver
Bob Cromwell ... driver
James Langhorne ... driver (as Jim Langhorne)
Stephen A. Latina ... driver (as Steve Latina)
Leo Loa ... driver
John Marendi ... driver
Dennis McLaughlin ... driver (as Denny McLaughlin)
Frank Mielcarek ... driver
Thomas M. Reposar ... driver (as Mike Reposar)
Tim Roslan ... transportation captain
Kenny Searle ... transportation coordinator

Other crew 

Rick Chavez ... craft service (as Richard Chavez)
Karin Costa ... assistant: Mr. Carpenter
Maurice Costello ... first aid
James Deeth ... helicopter pilot
Mathew Dunne ... production associate
Billie Don Evans ... helicopter pilot
Joy Ewing ... production accountant
T.Z. Garrison ... stand-in
E. Barry Haldeman ... production legal counsel (as E. Barry Haldeman Esq.)
Sandra Holden ... assistant: Mr. Franco
Sandy King ... script supervisor
Ken Lavet ... location manager
Gregory Parrish ... stand-in
Marian Shambo ... production coordinator
Jill L. Smith ... production legal counsel (as Jill L. Smith Esq.)
Mark A. Stankevich ... production legal counsel (as Mark A. Stankevich Esq.)
Larry Sulkis ... producer: commercials
Angel Trujillo ... caterer
Michael Forino ... production assistant (uncredited)
Lynnanne Zager ... voices (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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