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Directed by 

Christopher Guest

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Michael Varhol ... (story) &
Christopher Guest ... (story)
 
Michael Varhol ... (screenplay) &
Christopher Guest ... (screenplay) &
Michael McKean ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Emily Longstreth ...
Susan Rawlings
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Allen Habel
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Lydia Johnson
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Emmet Sumner
Kim Miyori ...
Jenny Sumner
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Jonathan Tristan-Bennet
Jason Gould ...
Carl Manknik
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Lori Pressman
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Todd Marvin
Gary Kroeger ...
Mark
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Mrs. Chapman
Grant Owens ...
Mr. Chapman
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Polo Habel
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Mindy Habel (as Suzy Coté)
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M.C. (as Eddie Albert Sr.)
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Janet Kingsley
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Attorney
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Judge
Robert Bauer ...
Wounded Soldier
Vladimir Skomarovsky ...
Man in Nick's Movie
C.W. Hemingway ...
Joey
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Daughter
Yvonne Peattie ...
Mrs. Feldzar
Stan Ivar ...
Charlie
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George
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Sharon
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Young Sharon
Wesley Pfenning ...
Woman in Cabin
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Bartender
Richard Blake ...
Walter Olkewicz ...
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Waiter (as T. Scott Coffey)
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Businessman
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Video Show Host
Tom Maier ...
Building Manager
Michael Jocum ...
PEZ® People
Tim Landers ...
PEZ® People
Martin Lund ...
PEZ® People
Mike Miller ...
PEZ® People
Novi Novog ...
PEZ® People
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Woman in Restaurant
Jennifer Karr ...
Woman in Restaurant
Sue-Ann Leeds ...
Woman in Restaurant
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Man in Restaurant
Jim Pollack ...
Man in Restaurant
Scott Williamson ...
Restaurant Manager
Victor Steinbach ...
Andres Vargiak
Arlene Lorre ...
Cleopatra
George Rogan ...
Security Guard / Nazi
Perla Walter ...
Housekeeper
Pamela Morris ...
Cheryl
Lulie Newcomb ...
Receptionist
Patty Howeth ...
Woman with Fridge
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Stewardess
Britta Wilson ...
Stewardess
Suzee Slater ...
Stewardess (as Suzanne M. Slater)
Brad Zutaut ...
Surfer
Matthew Eichler ...
Piano Player
Nadine Lenore Patterson ...
Twin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Prosecutor - Trial of Janet Kingsley (uncredited)
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Neil Sussman - Nick's Agent (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Richard Gilbert Abramson ... executive producer
William E. McEuen ... executive producer
Richard Luke Rothschild ... associate producer
Michael Varhol ... producer
Valen Watson ... associate producer

Music by 

David Nichtern

Cinematography by 

Jeff Jur

Film Editing by 

Martin Nicholson

Casting By 

Nina Axelrod

Production Design by 

Joseph T. Garrity

Art Direction by 

Pat Tagliaferro ... (as Patrick Tagliaferro)

Set Decoration by 

Jerie Kelter

Costume Design by 

Karen Patch

Makeup Department 

Gina Monaci ... key hair stylist
Lizbeth Williamson ... key makeup artist

Production Management 

Richard Luke Rothschild ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Paul Deason ... first assistant director
Keri L. McIntyre ... second second assistant director
Michael Varhol ... second unit director
Kelly Wimberly ... second assistant director

Art Department 

G. Roger Abell ... set dresser
Todd Badalato ... swing gang
Ken Deubel III ... construction coordinator
Andrea Dietrich ... storyboard artist (as Andrea Diedrich)
Richard A. Frisch ... set dresser
Rick Galbraith ... construction coordinator (as Richard Galbraith)
Robert Lucas ... leadman
Noel A. Middleton ... swing gang
Michael George Miller ... set dresser
Jérôme Perrin ... key carpenter
Carole Récamier ... draper
Philip Steuer ... property master
Benjamin Stuart Thompson ... carpenter (as Benjamin Thompson)
Jean-Yves Thoreau ... locksmith
Bill Zullo ... assistant property master (as William Zullo)
Tal Wallace ... mason (uncredited) / propmaker (uncredited)
Randall D. Wilkins ... carpenter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Beth Bergeron ... adr editor
Forrest Brakeman ... boom operator
Greg Curda ... foley mixer
Lily Diamond ... assistant sound editor
Dody Dorn ... supervising sound editor
Michael Dressel ... foley editor
John P. Fasal ... sound effects recordist (as John Paul Fasal)
David Fechtor ... foley editor
David Gertz ... sound recordist
Sarah Goldsmith ... sound editor (as Sarah Rothenberg)
Kimberly Harris ... sound editor
Cynthia E. Hill ... sound assistant
John Hoeren ... sound editor
Jon Huck ... production sound mixer
David J. Hudson ... sound re-recording mixer
Doc Kane ... adr mixer
Jonathan Klein ... apprentice sound editor
Blake Leyh ... supervising sound editor
Stephanie Lowry ... assistant sound editor (as Stephanie Ng)
Mel Metcalfe ... sound re-recording mixer
Terry Porter ... sound re-recording mixer
Joan Rowe ... foley walker
Janelle Showalter ... assistant sound editor
Frank Smathers ... sound editor
Kelly Tartan ... sound editor
Jerry Trent ... foley walker
Allen Hurd ... sound recordist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Gary D'Amico ... special effects coordinator (as Gary P. D'Amico)
David A. Poole ... special effects assistant
Ken Speed ... special effects foreman

Visual Effects by 

Benoît Revilliot ... cg supervisor
Mark Sullivan ... visual effects

Stunts 

Richard Lundin ... stunt double

Camera and Electrical Department 

Ismael Araujo Jr. ... grip
J. Patrick Daily ... key grip
Duane Dell'Amico ... lighting technician
Don Devine ... camera operator
John Doherty ... rigging gaffer (as John J. Doherty)
George Gary ... lighting technician
Paul Hughen ... first assistant camera
Dwight Joseph Lavers ... dolly grip (as Dwight Lavers)
Kelly Elder McGowen ... second assistant camera (as Kelly McGowen)
Charlie McIntyre ... lighting technician (as Charles H. McIntyre III)
Kevin Myers ... rigging gaffer
Deana Newcomb ... still photographer
Charles 'Chaz' Norcross ... grip
Philippe Pierre ... electrician
Ronald J. Pure Jr. ... lighting technician
John 'Fest' Sandau ... best boy electric
Suzanne Tenner ... still photographer
Woogie Thomas ... lighting technician (as 'Woogie' Thomas)
James R. Tynes ... gaffer
Tom West ... best boy grip
Eric Whitehead ... grip

Casting Department 

Joel A. Blumenau ... casting assistant
Bess Gilbert ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Kim Carleton ... wardrobe
Shari Griffin ... wardrobe
Mohamed Rai ... wardrobe: Morocco
Ellen Robinson ... wardrobe

Editorial Department 

Lillian C. Best ... negative cutter: 16 mm
Gary Burritt ... negative cutter: 35 mm
Tony Kadell ... first assistant editor
Fred Peterson ... second assistant editor
Diane Witter ... editorial trainee

Music Department 

Sally Boldt ... music editor
Laura Livingston ... music recording engineer
Dennis S. Sands ... music scoring mixer (as Dennis Sands)

Transportation Department 

Sheridan Ross Batson ... driver (as Sheridan Batson)
Howard Brady Davidson ... driver (as Howard Davidson)
Gary Hellerstein ... transportation coordinator
Marlo Hellerstein ... transportation captain
Steve Humphrey ... driver
Greg Landis ... driver
Gary Paulsen ... driver
Jim Sullivan ... driver
Tom Winchester ... driver (as Thomas Winchester)

Other crew 

Debra Baumann ... assistant: Christopher Guest
Patricia Billings ... assistant: Michael Varhol
Suzi Bond ... craft service
Jennifer Zolten Freed ... production accountant (as Jennifer Eden Zolten)
Damian Ganczewski ... assistant production coordinator
Barry Gremillion ... location manager
Dea E. Hickox ... assistant accountant
Steve Housewright ... set production assistant (as Steven E. Housewright)
Thomas Lipmann ... making-of director
Richard Lundin ... horse wrangler
Burke Mattsson ... title designer
Karl Lewis Miller ... dog trainer (as Karl Miller)
Valérie Novel ... location scout: Paris
Marshall Peck ... production assistant
Kevin B. Piatt ... first aid
Barbara Pieters ... post-production accountant
Martha Pilcher ... assistant location manager (as Martha C. Pilcher)
Judith Saunders ... script supervisor
Nancy Rae Stone ... production coordinator
Joan Thompson ... welfare worker
Diane Witter ... production assistant

Thanks 

Sophie Jézéquel ... thanks

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