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Writers (WGA):
Randall M. Badat (story) and
Danny Rubin (story) ...
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Release Date:
26 March 1993 (USA) See more »
Jillian Shanahan, a deaf woman, becomes the target of a ruthless and corrupt cop. The cop is looking for a stolen coin... See more » | Add synopsis »
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One of the worst thrillers ever! See more (9 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Marlee Matlin ... Jillian Shanahan

D.B. Sweeney ... Ben Kendall

Martin Sheen ... Lt. Brock

John C. McGinley ... Mickey O'Malley

Christina Carlisi ... Grace
Greg Wayne Elam ... Cooper (as Greg Elam)

Charley Lang ... Wiley
Marge Redmond ... Mrs. Kendall
Billie Worley ... Tim Washington
George Rankins ... Roscoe
Karen Trumbo ... Nadine Brock
Candice Kingrey ... Police Interpreter
Mary Marsh ... Mrs. Paley
Ron Graybeal ... Porsche Driver
Bill Pugin ... Doctor
Pat Codekas ... Ms. Younger

Mary Ann Marino ... Museum Guard
Clay Luper ... FBI Cotton Candy Vendor
Joe Ivy ... FBI Agent #1
Rick Jones ... FBI Agent #2
Mahon Kelly ... Alex
Marvin LaRoy Sanders ... Grocery Checker
Kathy McCurdy ... Sign Language Instructor
Merrilee Dale ... Museum Guide
Alan Alexander III ... Dub Squad
James Daniels ... Dub Squad
Karen Searcy ... Dub Squad
Newell Briggs ... Dub Squad
Mary Sue Tobin ... Dub Squad
Brian Davis ... Dub Squad
Timothy Harper ... I-Zaya Acappella Band
Marlon Irving ... I-Zaya Acappella Band

Brian Sims ... I-Zaya Acappella Band
Craig Warren ... I-Zaya Acappella Band
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Rodney Eastman ... Interviewed Kid (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Greenwald 
Writing credits
Randall M. Badat (story) (as R.M. Badat) and
Danny Rubin (story)

Randall M. Badat (screenplay) (as R.M. Badat) and
Kathleen Rowell (screenplay)

Produced by
Robert Greenwald .... producer
David Matalon .... producer
David Streit .... executive producer
Original Music by
Graeme Revell 
Cinematography by
Steven Shaw 
Film Editing by
Éva Gárdos 
Casting by
Glenn Daniels 
Production Design by
Bernt Amadeus Capra  (as Bernt Capra)
Art Direction by
John Myhre 
Set Decoration by
Susan Mina Eschelbach 
Costume Design by
Fleur Thiemeyer 
Makeup Department
Jaqueline Bordeaux .... hair stylist
Bonita DeHaven .... makeup department head
Production Management
Philip K. Kleinbart .... executive in charge of production (as Philip Kleinbart)
David Streit .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Aaron Barsky .... first assistant director
Gwyneth Horder-Payton .... assistant director
Timothy J. Lonsdale .... key second assistant director: reshoots
Barbara M. Ravis .... second assistant director (as Barbara Ravis)
Daniel M. Stillman .... second assistant director (as Danny Stillman)
David Womark .... first assistant director
Art Department
J.D. Alley .... illustrator
Colin Bardon .... carpenter
Sharleen Bright .... set artist
Lance Cheatham .... set dresser
Stephanie Emery .... assistant set decorator
Deborah Emmel .... set dresser
John K. Lankford Jr. .... swing gang
Jeff Lasley .... assistant property master
Madlyne Marcom .... on-set decorator (as Madelyne Marcom)
Michael McCombe .... head greensman
John Pearson-Denning .... property master
Marc Rosenblatt .... gang boss carpenter
Bobby Thomas .... set dresser
Jamie Upham .... construction foreman (as James Upham)
Mark Wieringa .... construction coordinator
Sound Department
Ken Dufva .... foley artist
Gary A. Hecker .... foley artist
Adam Jenkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Peter J. Lehman .... sound effects editor
Paul Massey .... sound re-recording mixer
Patrushkha Mierzwa .... boom operator
Frank Smathers .... sound editor
Mark Ulano .... production sound mixer
Special Effects by
Rick Josephsen .... special effects
Bruce Paul Barbour .... stunts (as Bruce Barbour)
Kenny Bates .... stunts (as Ken Bates)
Richard L. Blackwell .... stunts
Harold Burns .... stunt driver
Greg Wayne Elam .... stunt coordinator (as Greg Elam)
Kiante Elam .... stunts
Ousaun Elam .... stunts
Dick Hancock .... stunts
Paul M. Lane .... stunts
Jake Lombard .... stunts
Mary Ann Marino .... stunts
Bob Minor .... stunts
Tom Morga .... stunts
Bernie Pock .... stunts
Webster Whinery .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Dante Cardone .... gaffer
Curtis Failor .... additional electrician
Linda Field .... best boy electric
Wes Houle .... rigging gaffer
David R. Kohn .... lighting technician
Brent Lawson .... grip
Brian C. Lawson .... grip
Bruce Lawson .... key grip
Denny Mooradian .... gaffer
Mark Emery Moore .... camera operator
Richie Moore .... second assistant camera: second unit (as Rich B. Moore Jr.)
Merrick Morton .... still photographer
Don Mosley .... lighting technician (as Donald Ray Mosley)
Larry Nielsen .... second assistant camera
Alex Rad .... grip
Joseph Thomas .... assistant camera
Scott Walters .... electrician
Casting Department
Don Campeau .... casting associate
Yvonne Couture .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Leslie Gilbertson .... set costumer
Editorial Department
David Codron .... associate editor
Deborah Gavlak .... assistant editor
Bob Kaiser .... color timer
Transportation Department
Chris Basso .... production van driver operator
D.J. Gardiner .... transportation coordinator
Chandler Vinar .... art driver
Other crew
Greg Bernstein .... legal services
Sara Burton .... location manager
Merrilee Dale .... assistant auditor
Diana Gunderson .... adr voice
Mary Ann Marino .... production coordinator
Kathy McCurdy .... assistant: Marlee Matlin
D.C. Rahe .... production assistant
Jacobus Rose .... production executive
William Rossman .... standin: D. B. Sweeney
Heidi Sturdevant .... script supervisor: second unit

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Danger Sign" - Europe (English title) (cable TV title)
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Rated R for violence and language
97 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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The singer in the club is playing a Korg M1 keyboard. The keyboard has no audio or midi cables plugged in - so the singer is just pretending to play the keyboard as without any audio or midi cables this keyboard cannot produce any sounds.See more »


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5 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
One of the worst thrillers ever!, 21 October 2004
Author: guilfisher from New York City

I blame the writing on this 1993 inept TV who-done-it. That credit goes to Randall Badat and Danny Rubin. Then add boring directing and you have a real bad movie. Even Marin Sheen, overacting a lot, can't save this bomb. D B Sweeney didn't seem connected to this. And Marlee Matlin, who hasn't done well since LESSER GOD, was horrible. Running around screaming, panting and being obvious all the way. Why is it when people are being chased and don't want to be caught, they scream all the way. It was so obvious where she was. Only an idiot killer couldn't find her.

I can't even give this silly nonsense any vote at all. It seemed a terrible film from the start. No redemption, no character development, no mystery, not even believable acting. I've seen good actors try to make the most of bad scripts, but this group didn't even try. Why does someone like Mr. Sheen and Mr. Sweeney even consider making a dud like this? Is the work that hard to find? I agree on a rating from 1-10 I give this a big 0!

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