IMDb > Jimmy Hollywood (1994)
Jimmy Hollywood
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Jimmy Hollywood (1994) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 2 | slideshow)


User Rating:
5.3/10   2,550 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
Popularity: ?
Up 19% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Writer (WGA):
Barry Levinson (written by)
View company contact information for Jimmy Hollywood on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
30 March 1994 (USA) See more »
It's a crime what Jimmy Alto will do to get a break. See more »
Jimmy Alto is an actor wannabe who stumbles into the role of a lifetime. He becomes a vigilante crime-fighter... See more » | Add synopsis »
Plot Keywords:
User Reviews:
Very underrated, Pesci at his best & one of Levinson's best ! See more (15 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Joe Pesci ... Jimmy Alto

Christian Slater ... William

Victoria Abril ... Lorraine de la Peña

Jason Beghe ... Detective

John Cothran ... Detective (as John Cothran Jr.)
Hal Fishman ... Anchorperson
Jerry Dunphy ... Anchorperson
Andrea Kutyas ... Anchorperson
Kerry Kilbride ... Newscaster
Paula López ... Newscaster
Paul Dean Jackson ... Newscaster
Joe Avellar ... Newscaster
Susan Campos ... Newscaster

Claudia Haro ... Newscaster
Audrey Morgan ... Newscaster

Arthel Neville ... Newscaster
Scott Weston ... Newscaster

Robert LaSardo ... ATM Robber

Richard Kind ... Angry Driver

Marcus Giamatti ... BMW Preppie
Ralph Tabakin ... Fan in Hospital
Blanche Rubin ... Autograph Woman
Fritz Lieber ... Spanish Fan (as López)
Cynthia Steele ... Waitress in Coffee Shop
Helen Brown ... Elderly Woman in Deli

James Pickens Jr. ... Cook

Lou Cutell ... Meyerhoff
Vinny Argiro ... Deli Customer

Andrew Bilgore ... Deli Customer
Lisa Passero ... Deli Customer
Richard McGregor ... Deli Customer

Thomas Rosales Jr. ... Tough Guy

Chuck Zito ... Tough Guy

Earl Billings ... Police Captain
Sterling Farris Jr. ... Drug Dealer
Chris Stacy ... Car Radio Thief
Kathy Hartsell ... Beautician (as Kathy M. Hartsell)
Joe Kurodo ... Festiva Driver

Rob Weiss ... Himself

Chad McQueen ... Audition Partner
Robbi Chong ... Casting Secretary

Jodie Markell ... Casting Assistant
Adrian Ricard ... Receptionist

Jill Holden ... Receptionist in 'Life Story'

Barry Levinson ... Director of 'Life Story'
Reginald Ballard ... Man in the Street
Ernie Lee Banks ... Man in the Street
Janet Denti ... Woman in the Street
Cu Ba Nguyen ... Man in the Street
Billy Salsberg ... Man in the Street
Monica Welton ... Woman in the Street
Leslie Darwin ... Screaming Lady

Terri Ivens ... Holly

Pat Asanti ... Store Owner
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jed Curtis ... Restaurant Guest (uncredited)
Chris Dawson ... Himself (uncredited)

Harrison Ford ... Himself (uncredited)

Wendle Josepher ... Deli Customer (uncredited)

Directed by
Barry Levinson 
Writing credits
Barry Levinson (written by)

Produced by
James Flamberg .... associate producer
Peter Giuliano .... executive producer
Mark Johnson .... producer
Barry Levinson .... producer
Lori Jo Nemhauser .... associate producer
Marie Rowe .... associate producer
Gerrit van der Meer .... associate producer
Original Music by
Robbie Robertson 
Cinematography by
Peter Sova (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Jay Rabinowitz 
Casting by
Louis DiGiaimo 
Production Design by
Linda DeScenna 
Set Decoration by
Ric McElvin 
Costume Design by
Kirsten Everberg 
Makeup Department
Cheri Minns .... key makeup artist
Michele Payne .... hair stylist
Production Management
Amy Solan .... production supervisor
Michael Tadross .... executive in charge of production
Gerrit van der Meer .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Shery Blanc .... second second assistant director
Elizabeth Campbell .... dga trainee
Kate Davey .... second assistant director
Peter Giuliano .... first assistant director
Art Department
Mark Boucher .... set dresser
Nancy Gilmore .... leadman
Sean Mannion .... property master
Sound Department
Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist
Steve Cantamessa .... sound mixer
Harry Cohen .... sound designer
Gary Coppola .... foley mixer
David Farmer .... sound effects editor
Marc Fishman .... supervising sound editor
William Freesh .... sound re-recording mixer
Tim Gedemer .... sound editor
Ann Scibelli .... supervising sound editor
Cathie Speakman .... supervising dialogue editor
Ken Teaney .... sound re-recording mixer
Harry Woolway .... assistant sound editor
Special Effects by
Douglas Calli .... model shop supervisor
Eric Roberts .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Chris Dawson .... plate camera assistant
Peter Juneau .... plate and optical effects cameraman
John P. Mesa .... visual effects supervisor
Clarke Coleman .... stunts
Gary Guercio .... stunt double: joe pesci
Pat Romano .... stunt double
Pat Romano .... stunts
John Tamburro .... helicopter stunt pilot
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric D. Andersen .... photographer: second unit
Martin G. Beazell .... second assistant camera
Davie Carothers .... first assistant camera
Kirk R. Gardner .... camera operator
Kelly Green .... second assistant camera
Kim Guthrie .... first assistant camera (as Kim Scott Guthrie)
Brian Hamill .... still photographer
David Katz .... video assist operator
Ron Kunecke .... night light operator
Tommy Lohmann .... first assistant camera
Randy Paik .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Carlyn Montes De Oca .... first assistant film editor
Phil Hetos .... color timer (as Philip Hetos)
Julie Janata .... assistant editor
Bryan McMahan .... colorist: mastering
Darrin Navarro .... assistant editor
Jim Passon .... color timer
Music Department
David Campbell .... arranger, orchestrator, conductor
Howard Drossin .... composer: additional music
Allan Mason .... music supervisor
Sebastian Robertson .... musician (1994)
Joshua Winget .... music editor
Transportation Department
Joshua Hancock .... consultant: picture cars
Billy Kane .... driver
Other crew
Betsy Danbury .... studio representative
Jonathan Drubner .... production assistant
Melanie J. Elin .... production assistant
David Fencl .... armorer
Ronald E. Hairston .... key craft service
Marcy G. Kaplan .... production coordinator
Carlos Kotkin .... assistant: Ms. Abril
Antoinette Levine .... location manager
Avi Levy .... production accountant
Darrin Lipscomb .... assistant location manager
Kate Neumann .... assistant: Mr. Giuliano
Julie Pitkanen .... script supervisor
Kathy Riley .... assistant accountant
Joseph Cotten .... special thanks

Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

Also Known As:
Rated R for language
112 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Straight to video in the UK.See more »
William:You know what I could never figure out about the Mummy? The Mummy used to walk with one arm out and a leg draggin' behind him, but he was still always able get his victim. I'm thinkin' as a kid, I was pretty fast, I'd just, ya know, put some moves on the Mummy and the Mummy, he'd never get me.
Jimmy:This is what you're thinkin' about?
William:Then I realized, the Mummy never has to sleep. Eventually, I'd get tired of runnin' around the Mummy. That's when he'd get me.
See more »
Movie Connections:
Features One-Eyed Jacks (1961)See more »
HollywoodSee more »


This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
12 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Very underrated, Pesci at his best & one of Levinson's best !, 27 January 2003
Author: tomek-1 from Glucholazy, Poland

I admire Barry Levinson's work very much, he's done some great movies and when "Jimmy Hollywood" was airing in my TV, I thought, remembering a complete turkey which was "Bandits" (with Willis and Thornton, directed by Levinson) that this buddy-movie won't be better and I was totally, positively disappointed. Most simple is to say, that it's a one man-show by Joe Pesci, who simply IS Jimmy Alto, a "wanna-be" actor, who continuously looking for his chance in the film capitol of the World-Hollywood. The movie is funny, well-written, good-feeling, has great acting and... cameo of one of the biggest stars of today's cinema at the end. I was very surprised by Christian Slater's role, who always plays dynamic characters, and here it's a complete opposite performance. Also Victoria Abril, known from Almodovar movies, gives here very good acting as Pesci's fiancee. If you saw the poster to this movie, I can only tell that the movie is as COOL as Pesci and Slater cool-looking while sunbathing at the pool. I just can't imagine, how such great movie could earn only $3,6 mlns!!! That's a shame for american audience. I recommend it for everyone who searches for some intelligent entertainment and for all Joe Pesci fans.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (15 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Jimmy Hollywood (1994)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
UK Release? ClivClav
5.3!!?? dino_254
Completely Underrated youngspud85
Blu-Ray Region Free? thgl619
What was added and deleted??? Touseksie4ValKondos
film locations socaldpn
See more »


If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot The Hunting Party Defendor Death Wish Law and Disorder
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Crime section IMDb USA section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.