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Writer (WGA):
Don Roos (written by)
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Release Date:
3 February 1995 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
A motion picture that celebrates the art of survival, the gift of laughter and the miracle of friendship.
Plot:
Jane is a night club singer, out of work. Robin is a quirky real estate agent looking for a ride-share to accompany her to California... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
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Poignant and Sweet See more (39 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Whoopi Goldberg ... Jane

Mary-Louise Parker ... Robin

Drew Barrymore ... Holly

Matthew McConaughey ... Abe

James Remar ... Alex

Billy Wirth ... Nick

Anita Gillette ... Elaine

Dennis Boutsikaris ... Massarelli

Estelle Parsons ... Louise

Amy Aquino ... Anna

Stan Egi ... Henry

Stephen Gevedon ... Johnny Figgis / Jane's Band

Amy Ray ... Indigo Girl
Emily Saliers ... Indigo Girl

Jude Ciccolella ... Jerry

Gedde Watanabe ... Steve (as Gede Watanabe)

Jon Seda ... Pete (as Jonathan Seda)
Mimi Toro ... Carrie

Lori Alan ... Girl with Attitude

Mary Anne McGarry ... Dr. Newbauer (as Mary Ann McGarry)
Michael Storm ... Tommy
Danielle Shuman ... Young Robin
Julian Neil ... Nightclub Owner

Niecy Nash ... Woman at Diner
Ted Zurkowski ... Drug Buyer
Jill C. Klein ... Waitress (as Jill Klein)
Marnie Crossen ... Nurse

Aaron Lustig ... Judge
Terri White ... Female Guard
George Georgiadis ... Cab Driver
Cheryl A. Kelly ... Hotel Clerk
Adria Contreras ... Mary Todd (5 Months)
Malika Edwards ... Mary Todd (10 Months)

Pablo Espinosa ... New Mexico Police
Kevin La Presle ... New Mexico Police
John F. Manfredonia ... Obstetrician (as Dr. John F. Manfredonia)
James Shuffield ... Gynecologist (as Dr. James Shuffield)
Thomas Kevin Danaher ... Tuscon Police
Richard Lowell McDole ... Tuscon Police
Don Hewitt ... Tow Truck Driver
Andy Duppin ... Tow Truck Driver
Alan Mirikitani ... Jane's Band
Joe Pyles ... Jane's Band
Worthy Davis ... Jane's Band
Joshua Segal ... Indigo Girls' Band (as Josh Segal)
Breta La Von ... Indigo Girls' Band
Patrice Jones ... Indigo Girls' Band
Tito Larriva ... Indigo Girls' Band
Gary Montemer ... Indigo Girls' Band
Vernon Francisco ... Desert Suns Band
Fidelis Manuel ... Desert Suns Band
Sylvester Oliver ... Desert Suns Band
Benedict Martinez ... Desert Suns Band
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Joseph Alfieri ... Bartender (voice)

Priscilla Cory ... Pretty Girl in Audience (uncredited)
Margaret Dane ... Party guest (uncredited)

E.M. Fredric ... Pretty Girl Dancing in Bar (uncredited)

Keith Jefferson ... Police Officer (uncredited)

Colin O'Herlihy ... Punk Band Manager (uncredited)
Dorothy Ann Puzo ... Woman in Bar (uncredited)

Johnny Sanchez ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Herbert Ross 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Don Roos (written by)

Produced by
Patricia Karlan .... executive producer
Russ Kavanaugh .... associate producer
Patrick McCormick .... co-producer
Arnon Milchan .... producer
Steven Reuther .... producer
Don Roos .... executive producer
Herbert Ross .... producer
 
Original Music by
David Newman 
 
Cinematography by
Donald E. Thorin (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Michael R. Miller 
 
Casting by
Hank McCann 
 
Production Design by
Ken Adam 
 
Art Direction by
William F. O'Brien 
 
Set Decoration by
Rick Simpson 
 
Costume Design by
Gloria Gresham 
 
Makeup Department
Fern Buchner .... key makeup artist
Angel De Angelis .... key hair stylist (as Angel DeAngelis)
Jene Fielder .... body makeup
Michael Germain .... key makeup artist
Robert Hallowell II .... additional hair stylist
Craig Lyman .... makeup artist
Candace Neal .... additional hair stylist
Julia L. Walker .... hair stylist: Whoopi Goldberg (as Julia Walker)
Linda Williams .... additional hair stylist
Christine M. Guararra .... assistant hair stylist (uncredited)
Loretta James-Demasi .... additional makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Tom Briggs .... production supervisor
Carl Clifford .... unit production manager: New York and Pittsburgh
Patrick McCormick .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nandi Bowe .... second assistant director
William M. Connor .... second second assistant director: New York and Pittsburgh (as Bill Conner)
David M. Dunlap .... second unit director
Adam Greenhaus .... DGA trainee: New York and Pittsburgh
Hilbert Hakim .... second assistant director
Barry K. Thomas .... first assistant director (as Barry Thomas)
 
Art Department
Scott M. Anderson .... assistant property master
James R. Bayliss .... set designer (as James Bayliss)
Charley Beal .... art director: New York and Pittsburgh (as Charlie Beal)
Barry Bedig .... property master
Stephen Myles Berger .... set designer (as Stephen Berger)
Eric Bilson .... property assistant (as Eric J. Bilson)
Vincent Borrelli .... scenic artist
David B. Brenner .... construction coordinator (as David Brenner)
Sharleen Bright .... stand-by painter
Helen Britten .... set decorating buyer: Tucson
Paul Bucciarelli .... set dresser
Rick Butler .... assistant art director: New York and Pittsburgh
Randy L. Childs .... propmaker
Vicki Dittemore .... drapery
Jann K. Engel .... set designer
Renee Faia .... art department coordinator
Christine Gardyasz .... assistant set decorator: New York and Pittsburgh
Eileen Garrigan .... charge scenic
Robert Griffon Jr. .... property master: New York and Pittsburgh
Daniel K. Grosso .... assistant to lead man: New York and Pittsburgh (as Daniel Grosso)
Christopher Hayes .... set dresser: Tucson
Julia G. Hickman .... art department coordinator: New York and Pittsburgh
Mike Higelmire .... lead man
Tom Hrupcho .... paint supervisor
Kenneth J. Kellers .... lead man: Pittsburgh
Larry D. Koszakovszky .... set dresser
Gary Kudroff .... set dresser
Gary Marvis .... propmaker gangboss
John McDonnell .... assistant property master: New York and Pittsburgh
Luigi Mugavero .... set dresser (as Luigi S. Mugavero)
David J. Negron .... storyboard artist (as David J. Negron Sr.)
Rick Neilsen .... set dresser: New York and Pittsburgh
Paul Penley .... set dresser
Raymond M. Samitz .... construction coordinator: New York and Pittsburgh (as Ray Samitz)
John Schoppa Jr. .... set dresser: New York and Pittsburgh
Debra Schutt .... set decorator: New York and Pittsburgh
John A. Scott III .... set dresser
Karl Swauger .... propmaker
Chris Vogt .... set dresser: New York and Pittsburgh
Ronald T. Vonblomberg .... set dresser: New York and Pittsburgh
Dave Weinman .... lead man: New York and Pittsburgh
Joan Winters .... graphic designer
Michael Zansky .... scenic chargeman: New York and Pittsburgh
Andrea Cantrell .... props (uncredited)
Richard Bryan Douglas .... carpenter (uncredited)
D.A. Zingelewicz .... painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
David Franklin Bergad .... first assistant sound editor (as David Bergad)
Mark Berger .... supervising re-recording mixer
Peter Bergren .... temp sound effects editor
Sara Bolder .... dialogue editor
Lindakay Brown .... assistant sound editor (as LindaKay Brown)
Joan E. Chapman .... dialogue editor
Jeff Courtie .... adr engineer
Tobin Davis .... assistant sound editor
Francesca Dodd .... assistant sound editor
Patrick Dodd .... dialogue editor
Richard Duarte .... foley engineer
Larry Ellena .... post-production sound recordist
Ernie Fosselius .... sound effects editor
Marjorie L. Hagar .... foley editor
Mark Levinson .... dialogue editor
Scott Levitin .... dialogue editor
Linda Lew .... foley recordist
Harrison D. Marsh .... boom operator
Kyrsten Mate .... assistant sound editor (as Kyrsten Comoglio)
Jeremy Molod .... foley recordist
Jennifer Myers .... foley artist
John Nutt .... supervising sound editor
Margie O'Malley .... foley artist
Dawn Oltman .... assistant sound editor
Jenny Oznowicz .... assistant sound editor
Philip Rogers .... sound recordist
Michael Semanick .... sound effects recordist
Michael Silvers .... sound effects editor
Daniel Sperry .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Douglas Tourtelot .... cableman: New York and Pittsburgh (as Doug Tourtelot)
Maia Veres .... assistant sound editor
Jennifer L. Ware .... sound effects editor (as Jennifer Ware)
Jeff Watts .... dialogue editor
James E. Webb .... sound mixer (as Jim Webb)
Mary Works .... assistant sound editor
Marilyn S. Zalkan .... assistant sound editor (as Marilyn Zalkan)
Daniel Kent .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Connie Brink .... special effects: New York and Pittsburgh (as Conrad Brink)
Dale L. Martin .... special effects
Joe Quinlivan .... special effects assistant
 
Stunts
Phil Neilson .... stunt coordinator
Kym Washington .... stunt double
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Bertram .... grip
Mike Bonnaud .... electrician
James F. Boyle .... gaffer (as Jim Boyle)
David Burnett .... electrician
Brian 'Buzz' Buzzelli .... grip
A. Anthony Cappello .... second assistant camera: New York and Pittsburgh (as Anthony Cappello)
Jorgen Christenen .... rigging electrician
Steve Comesky .... electrician: New York and Pittsburgh
Doug Dalisera .... electrician: New York and Pittsburgh (as Doug Delisara)
Jerry DeBlau .... gaffer: New York and Pittsburgh
Wayne L. Duncan .... grip (as Wayne Duncan)
David M. Dunlap .... additional photographer (as David Dunlap)
David M. Dunlap .... camera operator: New York and Pittsburgh
Richie Ford .... rigging gaffer
Ron Goodman .... helicopter camera operator
Richard Guinness Jr. .... dolly grip: New York and Pittsburgh (as Richard Guiness)
Jeff Hand .... first assistant camera: New York and Pittsburgh
Suzanne Hanover .... still photographer
Paul Kinghan .... electrician: New York and Pittsburgh
Sal Lanza .... grip: New York and Pittsburgh
Al LaVerde .... key grip (as Alexander LaVerde)
David Lee .... still photographer: New York and Pittsburgh
J. Michael Marlett .... electrician (as Jerry Marlett)
Michael Martinez .... camera loader
Dick Mingalone .... camera operator: New York and Pittsburgh
Richard C. Montgomery Jr. .... grip: New York and Pittsburgh (as Richard Montgomery)
Fred Muller .... best boy electric: New York and Pittsburgh
Edward R. Nedin .... best boy electric
Patrick B. O'Brien .... second assistant camera: New York and Pittsburgh (as Patrick O'Brien)
John Panuccio .... best boy grip: New York and Pittsburgh (as Jack Pannuccio)
Michael Papadapolous .... electrician: New York and Pittsburgh (as Michael Papadopolous)
Paul Plannette .... second assistant camera (as Paul Planette)
Darrin C. Porter .... electrician (as Darrin Porter)
Robert T. Prate .... grip: New York and Pittsburgh (as Robert Prate)
Tom Prate .... key grip: New York and Pittsburgh (as Tommy Prate Jr.)
Frederic J. Smith .... camera operator
John M. Stephens .... additional photographer
Ty Suehiro .... best boy grip
Nick Tallo .... grip
Donald E. Thorin Jr. .... first assistant camera (as Donald Thorin Jr.)
Jeffrey Thorin .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as Jeffrey S. Thorin)
Clarence Tindell .... grip
Clay H. Wilson .... dolly grip (as Clay Wilson)
Pat Dames .... grip (uncredited)
Gregory L. Edwards .... grip (uncredited)
Randell L. Rowlett .... electrician: Tucson (uncredited)
Kurt E. Soderling .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Staci A. Blagovich .... extras casting: New York and Pittsburgh (as Staci Blagovich)
Sylvia Fay .... extras casting: New York and Pittsburgh
Barbara Harris .... adr voice casting
William Kapfer .... extras casting
Kate Kennedy .... location casting: Tuscon
Mark Kaufmann .... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laurie Buehler .... seamstress: New York and Pittsburgh
Amanda Chamberlin .... costumer (as Mandy Chamberlin)
Diane Collins .... costumer
Joe Diaz .... costumer (as Joe Diaz Jr.)
Kevin P. Faherty .... costumer: New York and Pittsburgh (as Kevin Faherty)
Irene Ferrari .... costumer: New York and Pittsburgh
Blanca Garcia .... set costumer
Adrienne Manhan .... set costumer
Linda Matthews .... key wardrobe supervisor: women
Nava R. Sadan .... costumer
Raquel Stewart .... set costumer
Chuck Velasco .... key wardrobe supervisor: men
 
Editorial Department
Randy Bricker .... assistant editor
Susan Demskey-Horiuchi .... assistant editor (as Susan Demskey)
Richard Friedlander .... assistant editor: New York and Pittsburgh
Mo Henry .... negative cutter
Bob Kaiser .... color timer
Christy Richmond .... assistant editor
Eric Whitfield .... assistant editor
Chris Jackson .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Chris Boardman .... orchestrator
Sally Boldt .... location production music editor
David Richard Campbell .... arranger, orchestrator, conductor
Clive Davis .... executive soundtrack producer
Sandy DeCrescent .... music contractor
George Doering .... musician
Robert Fernandez .... music scoring mixer (as Bobby Fernandez)
Scott Healy .... musician
J.J. Holiday .... musician
Jo Ann Kane .... music copyist (as JoAnn Kane)
Tom Kramer .... music editor
Mitchell Leib .... music supervisor
Joel Moss .... production music producer
David Newman .... orchestrator
Seth Riggs .... vocal consultant
Robert Schaper .... music re-recordist (as Bob Schaper)
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
Hope Sugarman .... production music coordinator (as Hope Stolley Sugarman)
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Jimmy Vivino .... production music producer
 
Transportation Department
Ted Basso .... production van driver operator
Timothy Bolt .... camera car driver
Peter R. Chittell .... transportation captain (as Peter Chitell)
Brian Hartman .... transportation
Richard Holston .... transportation captain: New York and Pittsburgh
Michael Hyde .... transportation coordinator: New York and Pittsburgh (as Mike Hyde)
Bill McLaren .... transportation coordinator
Rocky Reed .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Jessica Abrams .... assistant production coordinator: Pittsburgh
Katherine Agard .... assistant: Mr. Reuther
Elizabeth W. Alexander .... associate to producer
Scott M. Anderson .... asst. prop master
Ray Angelic .... production assistant: New York
Sonia Apodaca .... production secretary (as Sonia Apodaca-Harms)
David M. Atkinson .... assistant cost estimator (as David Atkinson)
Shauna Beal .... assistant: Mr. Milchan
Janey Bergam .... assistant: Ms. Parker (as Janey L. Bergam)
Jeffrey T. Bernstein .... production assistant (as Jeff Bernstein)
B.J. Bjorkman .... script supervisor
Cheri Bloodworth .... shopper: New York and Pittsburgh
Jason Bogard .... assistant accountant
Lisa Bradley .... production coordinator: Pittsburgh
James Bradney .... production coordinator: New York
Jennifer Campbell .... assistant production coordinator
Ray Cervenak .... security captain
Mark Cottrell .... location scout (as Mark Cotrell)
Darragh Croyle .... production assistant
Bonnie Daniels .... production controller
Richard Davis Jr. .... location manager
Ross C. Day .... location scout (as Ross Day)
Robert Edgar .... production assistant: New York (as Robert C. Edgar)
Joe Everett .... unit publicist
Wayne Fitzgerald .... title designer
Giela Fredman .... assistant accountant
Kim Greitzer .... assistant: Ms. Barrymore
Amy Grove .... assistant location manager: Pittsburgh (as Amy L. Grove)
Diane Gutterud .... production coordinator: Tucson
Andrea Guy .... production assistant
Alexis Hayes .... production secretary
Rupert Hemmings .... production assistant
Trish Hofmann .... research assistant: New York and Pittsburgh
Ron Holder .... assistant: Ms. Goldberg
Joe Hopkins .... assistant cost estimator
Scott Hornbacher .... location supervisor: New York and Pittsburgh
Rachel Hudgins .... assistant: Mr. Reuther
Jody Hummer .... assistant location manager
J. David Jones .... helicopter pilot
Julie Jones .... production accountant
Jamie Kehoe .... craft service (as James Kehoe)
Brendan Kennedy .... production assistant
Linda Klein .... medical technical advisor
Paul Kramer .... assistant location manager: New York
Maggie Kusik .... assistant accountant: New York and Pittsburgh
Ernie Liberati .... location scout: New York
Jim McCarthy .... post-production accountant
Maureen McComsey .... assistant production coordinator: New York
Steven W. McKinney .... key office production assistant
Rob Mecarini .... production assistant: New York
Monica Melvin-Fratkin .... production coordinator
Ruben Moreno .... folkloric dance coordinator
Steve Parys .... location scout
Keith Popely .... location production assistant
Antonia Proscia .... assistant accountant: New York and Pittsburgh
Luke M. Quinnan .... location production assistant
Audrey Rapoport .... production assistant
Patty Reid .... assistant: Mr. Milchan
Jodi Reiner .... production assistant
Diane Salzberg .... assistant: Mr. Ross
Steve Sass .... helicopter assistant
Steve Sass .... technician
Thaddaeus Scheel .... location scout: Pittsburgh
Margaret L. Schlaifer .... studio teacher
Eleva Singleton .... production assistant
Drew Smith .... caterer
Brian Keith Solomon .... location production assistant (as Brian Solomon)
Jason Sonner .... production assistant: New York
Patrick Stapleton .... assistant cost estimator
Scott Stravitz .... medic on-location
William S. Turchyn II .... production assistant (as William Turchyn II)
R. Dale VanBatenburg .... set medic: Pittsburgh
Oscar Villella .... choreographer: Ballet Aztec
Katreniah L. Washington .... production assistant: New York (as Katreniah Washington)
Gary R. Wordham .... key office production assistant (as Gary Wordham)
Kathleen Corgan .... location assistant (uncredited)
Christopher Diliscia .... projectionist (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Howard Jeffrey .... in memory of
Michael Peters .... in memory of
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong language and some sexuality
Runtime:
115 min
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Color:
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
When Jane & Robin first hit the road, (just after Robin appears saying "good morning"), the World Trade Center towers are briefly seen in the background as they are driving.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The coconut drink during the mini-golf scene.See more »
Quotes:
Elaine:I do the best I can, honey. I know it's not enough, and I'm sorry. But that's what you get in life, you know? You get whoever you end up with. Whoever is willing to stick by you, and fight for you, when everyone else is gone. And it ain't always who you expect. But you just have to make do.See more »
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16 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Poignant and Sweet, 15 November 2000
Author: smatysia (feldene@comcast.net) from Houston

Another film that I liked a lot more than I thought I would. Drew Barrymore was as adorable as ever, even though she was playing a ditzy blonde. Mary-Louise Parker really made this film. Her frail cuteness with the edge of toughness when necessary was perfect. And Whoopi Goldberg played it in an understated way that shows her talent, that she can handle a lot more than the over-the-top comedic roles that she is so famous for. Matthew McConaughey plays a caricature, so there is really no indication of talent there. The ending swims in poignancy, without getting (too) cloying. This film is definitely worth a look.

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