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Mark Christopher (written by)
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Release Date:
28 August 1998 (USA) See more »
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Welcome to the Party See more »
Plot:
Famous 70s NYC nightclub seen and told through the eyes of a young employee. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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7 nominations See more »
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And did what corporations always do... See more (177 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Ryan Phillippe ... Shane O'Shea

Salma Hayek ... Anita Randazzo

Neve Campbell ... Julie Black

Mike Myers ... Steve Rubell

Sela Ward ... Billie Auster

Breckin Meyer ... Greg Randazzo

Sherry Stringfield ... Viv

Ellen Albertini Dow ... Disco Dottie

Cameron Mathison ... Atlanta

Noam Jenkins ... Romeo
Jay Goede ... Buck
Patrick Taylor ... Tarzan

Heather Matarazzo ... Grace O'Shea

Skipp Sudduth ... Harlan O'Shea
Aemilia Robinson ... Kelly O'Shea

Daniel Lapaine ... Marc the Doorman

Erika Alexander ... Ciel
Thelma Houston ... Herself
Mary Griffin ... Disco Star
Donald Carrier ... Julian (as Don Carrier)

Domenick Lombardozzi ... Key

Mark Ruffalo ... Ricko
Robert Bauer ... Roland Sacho
Bruno Miguel ... Boyd
Jason Andrews ... Anthony
Laura Catalano ... Rochelle

Kohl Sudduth ... Rhett

Lorri Bagley ... Patti

Lauren Hutton ... Liz Vangelder
James Binkley ... Rubell's Bodyguard

Arthur J. Nascarella ... IRS Agent (as Arthur Nascarella)
John Hines ... IRS Agent (as John Himes)
Louis Negin ... Truman Capote
Lena Vajakas ... Conrows

Barbara Radecki ... TV Host

Ron Jeremy ... Ron

Sean Sullivan ... Andy Warhol

Vieslav Krystyan ... Photographer
Niki Holt ... Alpine Inn Waitress
David Blacker ... Bouncer

Bruce MacVittie ... Music Producer
Emmanuel Mark ... Talent Manager
Kabriel Lilly ... Little Girl

Michael York ... Ambassador
Morgan Freeman ... Angelic Boy
Lina Giornofelice ... Nicaraguan Woman (as Lina Felice)
Elio Fiorucci ... Himself
Drake Thorens ... Man on Horseback (as Drake Alonso Thorens)
Justin Tensen ... Blond Busboy
Jason Fruitman ... Busboy #1
Andy Grote ... 54 Waiter
Jordan Paige ... Young Shane
Georgina Kess ... Shane's Mom
Mario Bosco ... Mario

Coati Mundi ... DJ
Victor Sutherland ... DJ
Janine Longley ... Kissing Trio

Michael T. Henderson ... Kissing Trio (as Michael Henderson)
Chris Ingram ... Kissing Trio

Sheryl Crow ... VIP Patron
Georgina Grenville ... VIP Patron

Cindy Crawford ... VIP Patron
Sophie Rousseau ... VIP Patron

Victor Browne ... VIP Patron (as Victor Brown)

Heidi Klum ... VIP Patron

Donald Trump ... VIP Patron

Cecilie Thomsen ... VIP Patron (as Cecilia Thomsen)
Ling ... VIP Patron

Frederique Van Der Wal ... VIP Patron

Veronica Webb ... VIP Patron
Michel Van Der Wal ... VIP Patron

Art Garfunkel ... Elaine's Patron

Peter Bogdanovich ... Elaine's Patron (as Peter Bogdonovich)

Beverly Johnson ... Elaine's Patron
John Johnson ... Elaine's Patron
Bruce Jay Friedman ... Elaine's Patron

Andrea Boccaletti ... Elaine's Patron (as Andrea Bocaletti)

Lorna Luft ... Elaine's Patron

Valerie Perrine ... Elaine's Patron
Ultra Naté ... Stars on 54
Amber ... Stars on 54
Jocelyn Enríquez ... Stars on 54
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Heath Jacob Baldwin ... Club Patron (uncredited)

Justin Bartha ... Clubgoer (uncredited)

Sheila Boyd ... Ginger (uncredited)

Jimmy Carter ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Tony Devon ... IRS Agent (uncredited)
Jack Hammel ... VIP Guest (uncredited)

George Nickolas K. ... Boy Toy #1 (uncredited)
Ayatollah Khomeini ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Brooke Lewis ... Ricko's Girl (uncredited)

Alice Liu ... Cashier (uncredited)

Thomas Lundy ... Disco Dancer (uncredited)
Donna 'Chipmunk' McCusker ... Girl Dancing in Club (uncredited)

George F. Miller ... Guy Choosing Orange Bowling Ball (uncredited)
Ilana Miller ... Girl from Montclair (uncredited)
George Nicolaidis ... Bouncer (uncredited)

Steve Nuke ... Photographer (uncredited)

Kris Paredes ... Disco Dancer (uncredited)

Michael Pitt ... Dance Student (uncredited)

Anthony Reynolds ... Bouncer (uncredited)
Michelle Risi ... Girl (uncredited)
Crystal Rose ... Hampton Teen Dancer (uncredited)

Nick Stellate ... Bouncer (uncredited)
Tone Torgersen ... Disgruntled Club Goer (uncredited)

Directed by
Mark Christopher 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Mark Christopher (written by)

Produced by
Don Carmody .... executive producer
Bobby Cohen .... executive producer
Ira Deutchman .... producer
Richard N. Gladstein .... producer
Dolly Hall .... producer
Jonathan King .... associate producer
Margot Lulick .... line producer
Bob Weinstein .... executive producer
Harvey Weinstein .... executive producer
Lila Yacoub .... production executive: FilmColony
 
Original Music by
Marco Beltrami 
 
Cinematography by
Alexander Gruszynski (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Lee Percy 
 
Casting by
Kerry Barden 
Billy Hopkins 
Suzanne Smith 
 
Production Design by
Kevin Thompson 
 
Art Direction by
Tamara Deverell 
 
Set Decoration by
Karin Wiesel  (as Karen Wiesel)
 
Costume Design by
Ellen Lutter 
 
Makeup Department
Kelly Baker .... assistant hair stylist
Mario Cacioppo .... assistant makeup artist
Verne Caruso .... hair stylist: New York
Jane Choi .... makeup artist
Judi Cooper-Sealy .... key hair stylist
Patricia Green .... key makeup artist
Veronica Green .... additional makeup artist
Mary-Lou Green-Benvenuti .... assistant hair stylist
Linda Grimes .... key makeup artist: New York
Raul Hernandez .... hair stylist
Matthew W. Mungle .... prosthetics: Mike Myers
Matthew W. Mungle .... special makeup effects artist
Jennifer Bower O'Halloran .... hair stylist: Mr. Myers (as Jennifer O'Halloran)
Jeffrey Rebelo .... hair stylist: New York reshoots
Nea Reid .... makeup artist
Scott Hersh .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Martha Griffin .... post-production supervisor
Mathew Hart .... production manager
Bill Milling .... production supervisor: New York
Dave Steck .... production manager: New York (as David Steck)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Cindy Craig .... second assistant director: New York
Rocco Gismondi .... second assistant director
Jude Gorjanc .... first assistant director: New York
Julie W. Noll .... first assistant director: reshoots, New York
Linda Perkins .... second second assistant director: New York
Victoria Robinson .... second assistant director
Tim Singh .... third assistant director
Michael Zenon .... assistant director
Anthony Katagas .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
John Bannister .... key scenic artist
John Barreto .... assistant prop master: New York
Janet Cormack .... assistant head painter
Joe Curtin .... construction coordinator
Midge Duffy .... assistant prop master: New York
Ron Hewitt .... assistant property master
Michael Krantz .... assistant art director: reshoots
Rupert Lazarus .... second assistant art director
Michael Madden .... first assistant art director
Jeffrey A. Melvin .... lead dresser
Elizabeth Moran .... art department apprentice
Melissa Morgan .... head painter
Jak Oliver .... scenic artist
Deborah Panuccio .... assistant prop master: New York
Greg Pelchat .... property buyer
Vic Rigler .... property master
Amy Beth Silver .... art director: additional photography
Loren Weeks .... art director: New York
Sabrina Wright .... prop master: New York (as Sabrinna Wright)
Peter Legault .... set carpenter (uncredited)
Danny Rovira .... construction coordinator: New York (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Christopher Barrick .... machine room operator (as Christopher 'Bear' Barrick)
Chris Barron .... machine room operator
Tom Bellfort .... supervising sound editor
Denis Bellingham .... boom operator
Steve Boeddeker .... sound designer
Lindakay Brown .... dialogue editor
Jose R. Castellon .... adr recordist: TV version
Tony Eckert .... foley mixer
Dan Engstrom .... assistant sound editor
Sue Fox .... adr editor
Marni L. Hammett .... transfer supervisor
Lora Hirschberg .... sound re-recording mixer
David C. Hughes .... sound effects editor
Scott Koué .... supervising assistant sound editor
David Lee .... production sound mixer
Mark Lindow .... machine room operator
Michelle Mader .... additional utility sound
Kyrsten Mate .... sound effects editor (as Kyrsten Mate Comoglio)
Marilyn McCoppen .... adr editor
Sanjay Mehta .... cable person
Frank 'Pepe' Merel .... foley recordist (as Pepe Merel)
Brian Miksis .... production sound mixer: New York
Tom Myers .... sound re-recording mixer
Cheryl Nardi .... assistant dialogue editor
Al Nelson .... sound effects editor
Larry Oatfield .... sound effects editor (as E. Larry Oatfield)
Mark Pendergraft .... machine room operator
Michael Primmer .... boom operator: New York
Jeff Pullman .... additional sound mixer
Richard Quinn .... dialogue editor
Gary Rizzo .... sound re-recording mixer
Steve Romanko .... machine room operator
Claire Sanfilippo .... dialogue editor
Jurgen Scharpf .... sound mix technician
William Schneiberg .... additional boom operator
Kevin Sellers .... foley editor
Michael Semanick .... sound re-recording mixer
Tony Sereno .... sound re-recording mixer
Robert Shoup .... supervising sound editor
Steve Slanec .... assistant adr editor
Kent Sparling .... sound mix technician
Daniel Sperry .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby (as Dan Sperry)
Ewa Sztompke .... dialogue editor (as Ewa Sztompke Oatfield)
Dennie Thorpe .... foley artist
John Torrijos .... video services
Jana Vance .... foley artist
Christian von Burkleo .... video services
Karl Wasserman .... additional playback sound mixer
Karen G. Wilson .... foley editor (as Karen Wilson)
Mary Works .... assistant dialogue editor
Ronald G. Roumas .... sound re-recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Michael Kavanagh .... special effects coordinator
Rob Sanderson .... on-set special effects
 
Stunts
Shane Cardwell .... stunt coordinator
Brian Smyj .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Scotty Allan .... gaffer
Allan Angus .... generator operator
Pat Auge .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Hugh Brule .... dolly grip
Sam Burrell .... best boy grip: New York
Andy Chmura .... camera operator
John Choi .... second assistant camera: New York
Stephen Consentino .... Steadicam operator: New York
Steve Drellich .... camera operator: New York (as Steven Drellich)
Roy Elliston .... grip
Karen Fernandez .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Kevin Fitzpatrick .... gaffer: New York
Peter Girolami .... best boy: NY
John Harper .... second assistant camera
Kerry Hayes .... still photographer
Sean Jensen .... Steadicam operator
David Kellner .... best boy electric (as Dave Kellner)
Mike Kirilenko .... key grip (as Michael Kirilenko)
Sal Lanza .... key grip: New York
Vincent Lanza .... grip
Jim MacCammon .... rigging gaffer (as James MacCammon)
Andris Matiss .... Steadicam operator
Christopher Nethercoat .... key rigging grip
Christopher Patak .... first assistant camera: New York (as Chris Patak)
Matthew Pill .... grip
Richie Rose .... dolly grip: New York
Peter Rosenfeld .... Steadicam operator
John Schwartz .... second assistant camera
Dave C. Sheridan .... first assistant camera
Jonas Steadman .... Steadicam focus puller
Samuel Turturici .... grip (as Sam Turturici)
Kit Whitmore .... camera operator
Kit Whitmore .... director of photography: second unit
Ron Yolevsky .... best boy grip
Bob Zetterberg .... best boy electric: New York
 
Casting Department
Mark Bennett .... casting assistant: New York
Sharon Blythe .... extras casting assistant
Deborah Maxwell Dion .... casting assistant: Los Angeles (as Deborah Maxwell-Dion)
Lori Eastside .... extras casting: New York
Diane Kerbel .... casting director: Toronto
David H. Kramer .... adr voice casting
Jennifer McNamara .... casting assistant: New York
Jane Rogers .... extras casting: Toronto
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Quita Alfred .... on-set costume supervisor
Kevin P. Faherty .... wardrobe supervisor: New York
Brenda Gilles .... wardrobe assistant
Michele Harney .... wardrobe assistant
Ann Henshaw .... wardrobe assistant
Jeannie H. Kelly .... set costumer
Libbie Lane .... additional costumer
Erla Lank .... wardrobe assistant
Loreen Lightfoot .... seamstress
Aleida MacDonald .... wardrobe assistant
Kathleen Meade .... extras costume supervisor
Richard Schurkamp .... assistant costume designer
Teresa Snider-Stein .... assistant costume designer: New York
Delphine White .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Julie Carr .... first assistant editor
Donna Donato .... first assistant editor
Gregg Featherman .... additional editor
Peter Devaney Flanagan .... second editor
Zack Gordon .... post-production assistant
David Hamme .... colorist
Michelle Harrison .... first assistant editor
Irene Kassow .... assistant editor
Michael Levine .... additional editor
Chris Patterson .... apprentice editor
Brigitte Rabazo .... assistant editor: Toronto (as Brigitte Rabazo Lopez)
Frank Reynolds .... assistant editor
Jeff Robinson .... post-production coordinator
Dov Samuel .... first assistant editor
Daniel Weinreich .... post-production assistant
 
Music Department
Missy Cohen .... associate music editor
John Finklea .... music editor
Sienna Finklea .... music editor
James Flatto .... music temp. editor
Susan Jacobs .... music supervisor
Shari Johanson .... music editor (as Shari Schwartz)
Kevin Manthei .... orchestrator
Chris McGeary .... music editor
Coati Mundi .... music supervisor (as Coati Mundi Hernandez)
Nic Ratner .... music editor
Buck Sanders .... musician: guitar solos
Randy Spendlove .... executive music producer
 
Transportation Department
Norm Henderson .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Sophie Addie .... assistant: Mr. Gladstein (as Sophie McMenamin)
Sophie Addie .... production assistant (as Sophie McMenamin)
Alexis Arnold .... production coordinator: New York
Tom Betterton .... assistant location manager: New York
Oriana J. Bielawski .... assistant: Mr. Carmody
Kimberley Bradley .... assistant to director/writer
Emma Chasin .... assistant: Mr. Myers
Oliver Churchill .... location scout
Lisa Cofini .... post production accountant
Toby Core .... production assistant
Louisa Dantas .... production assistant
Susanna David .... script supervisor
Joan Devilla .... payroll accountant
Jason Diehl .... assistant: Bill Milling
Larry Donahue .... chef
Lori Eastside .... choreographer
Gwen Everman .... production accountant (as Gwendolyn Everman)
John B. Finn .... assistant accountant: New York (as John Finn)
John D. Genovese .... production secretary
Craig Goodwill .... production assistant
James Gosnell .... stand in/double
Catherine Gourdier .... production assistant
Tauhid Hakein .... production assistant
Barnard Jaffier .... production assistant
Jonathan Jones .... assistant to producer
Randy Kennedy .... location scout
Shawn Kilpatrick .... location assistant
David Lancaster .... location scout
Matt Landon .... creative consultant
Sophia Lofters .... travel coordinator
Mark McFadden .... assistant location manager
John McFarlane .... stand-in: Breckin Meyer
Roseann Milano .... on-set supervisor: New York
Jason Miller .... legal services
Peggy Mulloy .... unit publicist
Lesley Myers .... co-coordinator
Alex G. Ortoll .... title designer
Mike Pannacciulli .... production assistant
Joshua Paulson .... production assistant
Dan Perri .... title designer: main titles
Olivia Pi-Sunyer .... assistant: Mr. Christopher
Jess Platt .... dialect coach
Suzanne Porter .... assistant location manager
Jim Powers .... location manager
Rebecca Rivo .... assistant: Mr. Christopher
Lori E. Seid .... assistant: Ms. Hall
Lara Shapiro .... assistant: Mr. Christopher
Jack Siegel .... production assistant
Steve Stanford .... craft service
Jonathan Staten .... production assistant
Edie Steiner .... accounting assistant
Diana Strauss .... location manager: New York
Warner Strauss .... assistant location manager
Warner Strauss .... location scout
Todd Strom .... key set medic
Will Sweeney .... assistant to executive producer
Richard Tedesco .... location assistant: New York
Evann Tenor .... stand-in: Ryan Phillippe
Alexander Wei .... production assistant
Whitney J. Willard .... first assistant accountant
Deborah Zwicker .... production coordinator
P.J. Haines .... chef (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Jim Fall .... special thanks
Patrick Lussier .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong sexuality, drug use and language
Runtime:
93 min | USA:100 min (extended cut)
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Argentina:16 | Australia:M | Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia) | Canada:PA (Manitoba) | Canada:18 (Nova Scotia) | Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Chile:18 | Finland:K-14 | France:-12 | Germany:12 | Hong Kong:IIB | Iceland:16 | Iceland:14 | Mexico:C | Netherlands:12 | Norway:15 | Peru:14 | Singapore:R(A) (cut) | Singapore:M18 (re-rating) | Sweden:11 | Switzerland:16 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:16 (canton of Vaud) | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #36070)
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Trivia:
Writer-director Mark Christopher spent about five years writing and researching the disco era and Studio 54.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: On the invitation for the New Year's Eve party, the date is incorrectly typed as "the thirty first of December Nineteen seventy-eight..." The date should be Nineteen seventy-nine.See more »
Quotes:
Steve Rubell:Not with that shirt.
[Shane turns to leave, Steve grabs his arm]
Steve Rubell:I said, not with that shirt.
[Shane pauses, then takes his shirt off, showing his six-pack]
Steve Rubell:Welcome to my party, handsome.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in When Disco Ruled the World (2005) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Native New YorkerSee more »

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28 out of 39 people found the following review useful.
And did what corporations always do..., 7 March 2006
Author: Lee Eisenberg (lee.eisenberg.pdx@gmail.com) from Portland, Oregon, USA

When "54" got released, many critics claimed that it was just another attempt to get into the '70s nostalgia that had swept the country. It's more than that. The movie shows New York's Studio 54, an unusual club where young people danced to disco and could meet celebrities, as seen through the eyes of employee Shane O'Shea (Ryan Phillippe). At the end, he talks about, how after the government closed the place down, a corporation took it over and did what corporations always do: make the place safe and sterile. Steve Rubell (Mike Myers) built it up into a most unique hangout, and the corporation drained the life out of it.

So don't trust the critics. This was a really good movie.

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