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Writer (WGA):
Barry Levinson (written by)
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Release Date:
30 March 1994 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
It's a crime what Jimmy Alto will do to get a break. See more »
Plot:
Jimmy Alto is an actor wannabe who stumbles into the role of a lifetime. He becomes a vigilante crime-fighter... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Very underrated, Pesci at his best & one of Levinson's best ! See more (15 total) »

Cast

  (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)
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Directed by
Barry Levinson 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
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
 
Stunts
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
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
 
Thanks
Joseph Cotten .... special thanks
 

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Rated R for language
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112 min
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Straight to video in the UK.See more »
Quotes:
Harrison Ford:Is this a principal role? I mean, 'cause, I came here for a principal role! They said it was a principal role.
Woman:Well, this is what we're casting today.
Harrison Ford:This is two lines. I'm not doin' two lines. I didn't come here for two lines. I was told this was a principal role!
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Movie Connections:
References Death Wish 3 (1985)See more »
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FeverSee more »

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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.

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