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Writers (WGA):
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Release Date:
16 April 1999 (USA) See more »
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No one's ever been so good at being so bad.
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Ben and Sandra are hot and provocative lovers, but Sandra is unfortunately married to Ben's younger brother Jake... See more » | Add synopsis »
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(2 articles)
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Brilliant mix of noir and comedy! See more (51 total) »

Cast

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Patricia Arquette ... Sandra Dunmore

Dermot Mulroney ... Jake Dunmore

Mary-Louise Parker ... Peggy Blane

Ellen DeGeneres ... Sgt. Rita Pompano

Ray McKinnon ... Rollins

Alex Rocco ... Det. Crowley

Don Johnson ... Ben Dunmore
Andre Gregory ... Rev. Finlayson

John Neville ... Bradley

JoNell Kennedy ... Evelyn (as Jo Nell Kennedy)
Akane Nelson ... Receptionist

Kevin Cooney ... Company Man #1

Will Stewart ... Dennis

Nina Siemaszko ... Newscaster

David Brisbin ... Mr. Brodsky

Lisa Eichhorn ... Mrs. Brodsky

George Furth ... Mr. Merritt

Barry Newman ... Sen. Lassetter

Michael Krawic ... Medical Examiner

Max Perlich ... Will

Quincy Smith ... Larry (as Quincy Samuel Smith)
Sabi Dorr ... Austrian Banker
Andi Chapman ... Cop

John Prosky ... Forensic Cop

Richard T. Jones ... Detective One

Michael P. Byrne ... Detective Two
Michael William James ... Detective Three

Frances Bay ... Old Woman
Pavel Cerny ... Cabbie

Ernie Lively ... Sheriff

Danny Goldring ... Forensic Officer

Rob LaBelle ... Minister

Leslie Jordan ... Homer

Lou Myers ... Police Captain

Doug Spinuzza ... Gang-Banger

Lee Weaver ... Old Codger

Newell Alexander ... Minister #2
Molly Hager ... Young Girl #2
Gerald T. Olson ... Politician

Kenneth Moskow ... Commercial Guy
Bruce Rogers ... Choir Conductor
Mary Lippman ... Joan
Ken Lam ... Coroner's Assistant
Darrick Collins ... Police Officer #1

Marcus Shirock ... Police Officer #2
Charles Gladney ... Cop at College
Lisa Cohen ... Battered Woman

Chic Daniel ... Det. Daniel
Jay B. Yarnel ... Det. Yarnell
Mike Singer ... Company Man #2
Gary Sear ... Company Man #3
Erin Keim ... Young Girl #3
Angela Blattenberger ... Girls' Chorus Member
Bianca Davis ... Girls' Chorus Member
Demi Dustman ... Girls' Chorus Member
Jenna Escoto ... Girls' Chorus Member

Courtney Hansen ... Girls' Chorus Member
Candace Kovacic ... Girls' Chorus Member
Juliana Kubicki ... Girls' Chorus Member
Britney Mahurin ... Girls' Chorus Member
Kellie Roberson ... Girls' Chorus Member

Julie Shapiro ... Girls' Chorus Member
Ashley Thornton ... Girls' Chorus Member
Natalie Thornton ... Girls' Chorus Member
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roger Ferreira ... Police Photoapher

Steffanie Busey ... Flower girl (uncredited)
Jason Thomas Campbell ... Office Gopher (uncredited)

Vincent Gallo ... Mike (uncredited)
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Directed by
Roland Joffé 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Ron Peer (story)

Ron Peer (screenplay) and
Joel Cohen (screenplay) &
Alec Sokolow (screenplay)

Produced by
Jonathan Cornick .... co-executive producer
Chris Daniel .... producer
Patrick McDarrah .... producer
Alexandra Milchan .... producer
Arnon Milchan .... executive producer
Michael G. Nathanson .... executive producer
Gerald T. Olson .... line producer
Ron Peer .... co-producer
Joel Roodman .... producer
Jeremiah Samuels .... line producer: reshoots
Van Spurgeon .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
John Ottman 
 
Cinematography by
Dante Spinotti 
 
Film Editing by
William Steinkamp 
 
Casting by
Joseph Middleton 
Shari Rhodes 
 
Production Design by
Stewart Starkin 
 
Art Direction by
Bruce Alan Miller 
 
Set Decoration by
Tessa Posnansky 
 
Costume Design by
Theadora Van Runkle 
 
Makeup Department
Fríða Aradóttir .... hair stylist: Ms. DeGeneres (as Frida Aradóttir)
Stacey K. Black .... additional assistant hair stylist
Jill Cady .... makeup artist: Ms. Parker
Jill Crosby .... hair stylist: Ms. Parker
Karen Kawahara .... makeup artist: Ms. DeGeneres
Barbara Lorenz .... hair stylist
James MacKinnon .... prosthetic and makeup effects designer (as James Robert MacKinnon)
Kaori N. Turner .... body makeup artist (as Kaori Turner)
Debbie Zoller .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
David Minkowski .... production supervisor
Gerald T. Olson .... unit production manager
Livia Pérez-Borrero .... production supervisor: re-shoots
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Rosemary C. Cremona .... second assistant director
Jim Goldthwait .... second second assistant director
Gregory Jacobs .... assistant director
Gerald T. Olson .... second unit director
 
Art Department
P. Scott Bailey .... lead man
Earl F. Betts .... propmaker foreman
Gae S. Buckley .... set designer
Robert J. Carlyle .... construction coordinator
Tony Chavez .... carpenter
William Davidson .... general foreman (as William 'Roscoe' Davidson)
Steven DeSantis .... stage foreman
Carl A. DiSalvo .... laborer
Eva Eastman .... art department assistant
Tracy Farrington .... property master
Gerald Gates Jr. .... lead scenic (as Gerald J. Gates)
Frederika Gray .... stand-by painter
Robert Hale .... painter
Michael Hohnson .... on-set dresser
Michael Johnson .... swing gang
Dane Junod .... assistant property master
Maureen Kropf .... second lead scenic
Gerald Lehtola .... art department coordinator
Patrick Lozano .... labor foreman (as Patrick Lozand)
Caryn Marcus .... first assistant props
R. Patrick McGee .... swing gang (as Pat McGee)
Joseph Musso .... production illustrator
Caroline Quinn .... set designer
Doug Sieck .... swing gang
Bobby Thomas .... set dresser
John Wong .... storyboard
Dane Zillox .... second assistant props
Alex Perez .... graphic artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Jim Albert .... sound engineer
Wayne Artman .... sound re-recording mixer
Javier Bennassar .... sound effects editor
Laurel Bridges .... boom operator
Dorian Cheah .... sound effects editor
Benjamin L. Cook .... sound effects editor (as Benjamin Cook)
Louis Creveling .... dialogue editor
Ken Dufva .... foley walker
Lisle Engle .... sound effects editor
Mary Erstad .... foley mixer
David Lee Fein .... foley walker (as David Fein)
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Cormac Funge .... supervising sound effects editor
Jason George .... dialogue editor
Gregory M. Gerlich .... supervising sound editor
Danielle Ghent .... dialogue editor (as Danielle Ghent-Fiorello)
Patrick Giraudi .... additional sound re-recording mixer
David Grant .... dialogue editor
Brian Harman .... sound recordist
Robert L. Harman .... sound re-recording mixer (as Robert Harman)
Daniel Harvey .... mixing engineer
Daniel Harvey .... recording engineer
Robert Jackson .... dialogue editor
Frank Jones .... sound re-recording mixer
Thomas Jones .... dialogue editor
Ossama Khuluki .... foley walker
Steven Klinghoffer .... sound utility
David Mann .... foley editor
Derek Marcil .... sound re-recording mixer
Diane Marshall .... foley walker
Russell McAbee .... sound utility
Michael Mullane .... foley editor
Michael Mullane .... sound editor
Brian Pierret .... sound recordist
Andy Potvin .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby Stereo
Yuri Reese .... dialogue editor
John Ross .... sound re-recording mixer
Michael John Ross .... sound re-recording mixer
Susan Shin .... supervising adr editor
Walter Spencer .... dialogue editor
Kelly Vandever .... additional sound re-recording mixer
Mathew Waters .... sound re-recording mixer
Pawel Wdowczak .... sound mixer
James Wright .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby Stereo
 
Special Effects by
George Deveau .... assistant special effects coordinator
Andrew Kerr .... special effects assistant
Gregory S. Lewis .... special effects assistant
Creg Morrison .... special effects assistant
Philippe Reinaudo .... technical supervisor
G. Bruno Stempel .... special effects coordinator (as Bruno Stempel)
Joseph Van Wickler .... special effects assistant
Jerry D. Williams .... special effects co-coordinator (as Jerry Williams)
 
Visual Effects by
Annie Dautane .... digital production supervisor
Arassou Kichenassamy .... operator
Jean Baptiste Lère .... CG artist
Olivia Moreau .... digital production coordinator
Eve Ramboz .... visual effects
Philippe Reinaudo .... technical supervisor
Michael Roy .... stage manager
Jean-Marie Vives .... digital matte painting artist
 
Stunts
Rick Barker .... stunts
Eliza Coleman .... stunts
Gilbert B. Combs .... stunts (as Gil Combs)
Scott Alan Cook .... stunts
Chic Daniel .... stunts
J. Mark Donaldson .... stunts (as Mark Donaldson)
Glory Fioramonti .... stunts
Louie Franco .... stunt arranger
Louis John Franco .... stunts
John Hateley .... stunts
Randall Huber .... stunts
Brett A. Jones .... stunts (as Brett Jones)
Donna Keegan .... stunts
Paul M. Lane .... stunts
Shawn Lane .... stunt performer
Cotton Mather .... stunts
Rick Seaman .... stunts
Tony Snegoff .... stunts
Nancy Thurston .... stunts
Jennifer Watson-Johnston .... stunts (as Jennifer Watson)
Eddie Yansick .... stunts
Merritt Yohnka .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
James W. Apted .... assistant camera
Marc Asmode .... assistant camera: close range aerial
Michael Barrere .... dolly grip
Bobby Brown .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
George Cacamise .... grip
Glenn DiVincenzo .... steadicam
Robert Duggan .... key rigging grip (as Bob Duggan)
Jeff Enneking .... electrician
Mark Fellman .... still photographer
Chris Garcia .... camera loader
Gerrit Garretsen .... dolly grip
Michael E. Gips .... electrician
Peter Gulla .... b camera operator
Mark Gutterud .... extra camera assistant
Gary Jay .... camera operator
Manny Jimenez .... grip (as Manuel Jimenez II)
Jed Levy .... rigging best boy
John R. Manocchia .... electrician (as John Manocchia)
Duane Manwiller .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Larry Markart .... video playback operator
Jeff McGrath .... assistant chief lighting technician
Alexandre Naufel .... set lighting
Kevin Nenonen .... electrician
Vincent O'Carroll .... rigging gaffer
Jeffrey W. Petersen .... chief lighting technician
Louis Prezelin .... aerial camera operator: close range
Richard Redlin .... best boy grip
Scott M. Robinson .... key grip (as Scott Robinson)
Kyle Rudolph .... director of photography: second unit
Jorge Sánchez .... assistant camera
Ronald Vidor .... Steadicam operator
Christian Waelder .... grip
Richard Kelley .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Rich King .... extras casting
Michelle Morris .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Deena Appel .... additional costumes
Christine L. Cantella .... costumer (as Christine Cantella)
Tangi Crawford .... set costumer
Deborah Myles Davis .... set costumer
Cherlyn Lanning .... assistant costume designer
Thomas E. Mastrolia .... set costumer
Gilda Texter .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Richard Francis-Bruce .... additional editor
Mo Henry .... negative cutter
Robert C. Lusted .... first assistant editor (as Robert Charles Lusted)
Jennifer Mangan .... assistant editor: avid
David Orr .... color timer
James Schermerhorn .... post-production assistant editor (as Jim Schermerhorn)
Karl F. Steinkamp .... assistant editor (as Karl Steinkamp)
Debra L. Tennant .... assistant editor
Michael T. Wilson .... first assistant editor
 
Music Department
Damon Cohoon .... assistant music editor
Lawrence Czoka .... music preparation (as Larry Czoka)
Harold Daughtery .... choral music consultant (as Dr. Harold Daughtery)
Tracey E. Edmonds .... music supervisor (as Tracey Edmonds)
John Finklea .... music editor: temp music
Sienna Finklea .... music editor: temp music
Amanda Goodpaster .... music editor
Larry Groupé .... conductor
Larry Groupé .... orchestrator
Damon Intrabartolo .... orchestrator
Damon Intrabartolo .... score supervisor
Lisa Jaime .... additional music editor
Frank Macchia .... orchestrator
Michael McQuarn .... music supervisor
John Ottman .... orchestrator
Bruce Rogers .... conductor: Mountainside Master Chorale
Bruce Rogers .... conductor: Mt. San Antonio College and Madrigal Singers
David Sabee .... music contractor
Larry Groupé .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Bonnie Alden .... driver
George Alden .... driver
Richard Burch .... driver
Clandon Clenard .... driver
K.C. Crain .... driver
Daniel Deprest .... driver
Spencer Foster .... driver
Robert Frank .... driver
Greg Friedkin .... driver
J. Armin Garza II .... driver: camera car
Barry E. Golob .... driver (as Barry Golob)
Wayne R. Griffith .... driver (as Wayne Griffith)
Phil Hedley .... driver
Kevin Hudis .... driver
Richard Lengle .... driver
Craig Lietzke .... transportation captain
Judy Lietzke .... driver
Glen R. Polzel .... driver (as Glen Polzel)
Dick Rust .... driver
Patsy Rust .... driver
Beverly Seifert .... driver
David Shaffer .... transportation coordinator (as David Shafer)
Steve Share .... driver (as Steven Share)
Todd Starks .... driver
Jon Tardino .... driver
David G. Todd .... production van operator
Jay E. Vigil .... driver (as Jay Vigil)
Sean Whitler .... driver
 
Other crew
Hilary Adahms .... stand-in
Tal Almog .... assistant: Ms. Milchan
Robert Aragon .... set production assistant
Bohnie Avanzino .... title designer: New Wave Entertainment
John Baumhauer .... production assistant
Shauna Beal .... assistant: Mr. Milchan
Gabriel Benvenuto .... playback research assistant (as Gabe Benvenuto)
Stephen Bures .... assistant: Don Johnson
Casey Cavalier .... office production assistant: re-shoots
Maximillian Chow .... office production assistant
Christopher Claisse .... assistant coordinator
Kevin Collins .... location assistant
Chic Daniel .... police advisor
Bonnie Daniels .... production controller
Nawana Davis .... assistant: Ms. Parker
Darcy Desylvia .... assistant accountant
Mike Doyle .... set production assistant
Douglas Dresser .... location scout
James Ealy .... set medic
Terry J. Erdmann .... unit publicist
S.J. 'JoJo' Fieger .... production secretary
Jim Flowers .... key set production assistant
Mark Forbes .... animal trainer (as Mark Fourbes)
Robert Foulkes .... location scout
Mo Freeman .... set production assistant
Terry Goldman .... assistant: Mr. Ottman
Dan Gorman .... location manager: reshoots
Dan Gorman .... location scout
Stacey Gould .... assistant: Ms. Arquette
Diane Gutterud .... production coordinator
Kevin Halloran .... location manager
Ira Hurvitz .... script supervisor
Cristobel Jimenez .... assistant chef
Elizabeth Keener .... assistant: Mr. Mulroney
Matthew Klipper .... post-production accountant
Laurie Korins .... assistant: Ms. Milchan
Deborah Laub .... location manager: re-shoot
Marcus Le Bov .... production assistant
Christopher Lee .... assistant location manager
Bill Livingston .... office production assistant
Lucas Moore .... studio teacher
David Muscatine .... assistant accountant
Ben Pezzillo .... set production assistant
Cynthia Phillips .... first assistant accountant
Buz Presock .... set production assistant
Emmanuel Prévinaire .... pilot (as Emanuel Previnaire)
Rozzana Ramos .... assistant: Mr. Milchan (as Rozzana I. Ramos)
Lisa Rhoden .... assistant location manager
Cathleen Rowland .... voice coach (as Kathleen Rowland)
Nina Saxon .... title designer: New Wave Entertainment
Andrew Schaff .... assistant: Ms. Degeneres
Paul Schreiber .... assistant location manager
Takao Shibuya .... chef
Kelly A. Snyder .... production accountant (as Kelly Snyder)
Rebecca Sorgen .... accounting assistant
Chuck Speed .... production legal
Dallas Taylor .... craft service
Robert Thurlwell .... craft service
Thomas Traynor .... location assistant
Steve Trombatore .... paymaster
Jen Wall .... production assistant
Martine White .... additional location manager
Jerri Whiteman .... payroll accountant (as Jeri Whiteman)
Jodi Wille .... assistant: Mr. Joffe
Lennox Wiseley .... creative executive
Stephanie Wiseley .... assistant: Mr. Olson
Julian Del Valle .... balloon lights (uncredited)
Cynthia Matzger .... assistant: Mr. Joffe (uncredited
Steve Solomon .... animal trainer (uncredited)
Vincent A. Villanueva .... intern (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Al Salvi .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Patricia Arquette's Goodbye Lover" - Japan (English title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for sexuality, language and violence
Runtime:
102 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
According to Ellen DeGeneres the film originally ended with her character being killed. Test audiences reacted badly to this, so she was called back to re-shoot the ending.See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: As Jake talks with Mike while he plays pinball, the video game on Mike's right has a Super Street Fighter II marquee (although "Street" is taped over), but the game playing on the screen is clearly Mortal Kombat 3.See more »
Quotes:
Sergeant Rita Pompano:Oh, now this makes me sick. Woman gets four million dollars for spilling coffee on herself. I do that every morning, what do I get? Coffee stains.See more »
Movie Connections:
References "Perry Mason" (1957)See more »
Soundtrack:
Do You Love Me That MuchSee more »

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5 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Brilliant mix of noir and comedy!, 27 January 2000
Author: kpyatt from U.S.A.

"Goodbye Lover" is the remedy for a person in need of sizzling, film noir mystery or laugh-out-loud comedy. Patricia Arquette and Ellen DeGeneres carry the film and both seem right at place as their characters. Arquette plays Sandra Dunmore, Don Johnson is Ben, her husband's brother. Dermot Mulroney is Jake Dunmore, Sandra's husband. A plan is being woven and you don't always know by who, as insurance money is what everyone wants. I won't give anything away, even though twists aren't the only thing this film has going for it. Like I said, I spent half the time laughing hysterically. Ellen DeGeneres is Rita Pompano, a lazy detective who hates the human race and is only in the force because "Every once in a while I get to shoot somebody." The film's script is smooth and well written, full of the right dose of thrills and laughs. Despite what many may say about this film, it is the perfect example of what film noir is all about. Not just mystery, not just comedy, but a little bit of both. A fantastic film.

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