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Cube -- 7 complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless kafkaesque maze containing deadly traps.

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Director:
Writers:
André Bijelic (written by) &
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Release Date:
11 July 1998 (Netherlands) See more »
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Tagline:
The only way out lies within your own mind. See more »
Plot:
7 complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless kafkaesque maze containing deadly traps. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
13 wins & 7 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
One of the most original sci-fi films of the last decade See more (665 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Directed by
Vincenzo Natali 
 
Writing credits
André Bijelic (written by) (as Andre Bijelic) &
Vincenzo Natali (written by) and
Graeme Manson (written by)

Produced by
Colin Brunton .... executive producer
Mehra Meh .... producer
Betty Orr .... producer
 
Original Music by
Mark Korven 
 
Cinematography by
Derek Rogers 
 
Film Editing by
John Sanders 
 
Production Design by
Jasna Stefanovic 
 
Art Direction by
Diana Magnus 
 
Costume Design by
Wendy May Moore 
 
Makeup Department
Susann Greenwood .... hair stylist
Susann Greenwood .... makeup artist
Louise Mackintosh .... hair designer
Louise Mackintosh .... makeup designer
Cheryl Ross .... hair consultant
Patty White .... additional hair stylist
Patty White .... additional makeup artist
 
Production Management
William Phillips .... post-production supervisor
Norah Wakula .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Oscar Fenoglio .... second unit director
Jill Girling .... second second assistant director
Sarah Jarvis .... first assistant director: second unit
Sarah Jarvis .... third assistant director
Deborah Kiss .... second assistant director
Patrick Tidy .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Gene Alexander .... property master
Peter Atto .... art department assistant
Luke Ballon .... daily carpenter
John Cameron .... daily carpenter
Bob Ceh .... scenic artist
Mario D'Amaral .... art department assistant
Darren Doyle .... art department assistant
Mike Fearnall .... daily carpenter
Brian Fowler .... head carpenter
Lino Frutti .... daily carpenter
Rod James .... daily carpenter
Brian Jones .... daily carpenter
Marty Kay .... daily carpenter
Dana Kearns .... on-set props
Jane Kim .... art department assistant
Cheryl Ladrillo .... scenic artist
Allan MacIssac .... daily carpenter
Joe Madziak .... construction head (as Joe Madziuk)
Raoul Martinez .... daily carpenter
Anastasia Masaro .... assistant art director
Evelyn Mitsou .... on-set props
Sue Motahedin .... art department assistant
Mark Newman .... art department assistant
Jesse O'Connor .... daily carpenter
Hubert Peddle .... first assistant carpenter
John Rice .... daily carpenter
Grant Rowland .... daily carpenter
Andrew Rucklidge .... assistant art director
Greg Sigurdson .... assistant art director
Cathy Smith .... daily carpenter
Doug Stensrud .... daily carpenter
Susan Tanton .... scenic artist (as Susan E. Tanton)
Stephen Willetts .... scenic artist (as Steve Willetts)
Jamie Williamson .... art department assistant
 
Sound Department
Stephen Barden .... sound effects editor (as Steve Barden)
Sue Conley .... dialogue editor
Keith Elliott .... foley operator
Keith Elliott .... foley recordist
Walter-Joseph Grabowski .... foley operator (as Walter J. Grabowski)
Walter-Joseph Grabowski .... foley recordist (as Walter J. Grabowski)
Craig Henighan .... sound effects editor
Dana Kearns .... second boom operator
Peter Kelly .... sound re-recording mixer
Darcy Kite .... foley operator
Darcy Kite .... foley recordist
Darcy Kite .... sound re-recording mixer
John Laing .... adr editor
Mishann Lau .... assistant adr editor
Steve McNamee .... sound recordist
Brian Myatt .... second boom operator
Jeff Orr .... boom operator: second unit
Jill Purdy .... sound effects editor
Patricia Quintanilla .... assistant dialogue editor
Michelle Schubert .... foley artist
Greg Shim .... adr re-recordist (as Greg Schim)
John Sievert .... foley artist
Virginia Storey .... foley artist
Brad Thornton .... sound mix operator
Jeff Wachsmann .... boom operator
Todd Warren .... sound re-recording mixer (as Todd B. Warren)
Colin Woods .... assistant dialogue editor
Mark Zsifkovits .... sound mix operator
Jeff Orr .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Russell Cate .... special makeup & physical effects: Caligari
Louise Mackintosh .... special makeup & physical effects: Caligari
Raymond Mackintosh .... special makeup & physical effects: Caligari (as Ray Mackintosh)
 
Visual Effects by
Lisa Bechard .... digital effects producer: C.O.R.E.
Derek Grime .... digital artist: C.O.R.E.
John Mariella .... digital effects director
Moris Molino .... digital artist: C.O.R.E.
Bob Munroe .... digital effects director
Emily Roach .... digital animator: C.O.R.E.
Costa Roussakis .... digital systems guy: C.O.R.E.
Stephen Segal .... digital effects producer: C.O.R.E.
Ralph Sevazlian .... digital artist: C.O.R.E.
Brian A. Smeets .... digital artist: C.O.R.E.
Claude Theriault .... digital paint artist: C.O.R.E.
Yves Therrien .... digital animator: C.O.R.E.
Tracey Vaz .... digital paint artist: C.O.R.E.
David Willows .... digital artist: C.O.R.E.
Dennis Berardi .... digital film technician (uncredited)
Jamie Hallett .... optical cameraman (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Regan Moore .... stunt double
Regan Moore .... stunt rigger
John Stoneham Jr. .... stunt coordinator
Rebecca Stoneham .... stunt double (as Rebecca Moore)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sandor Ajzenstat .... grip
Matthew Brookes .... second assistant camera: second unit
Stephani Buchman .... electrician
Jason Capstick .... daily grip
Michael Carry .... daily grip
Dany Chiasson .... second assistant camera
Scott Craven .... electrician
Paul Gentleman .... camera trainee
Michael Gibson .... still photographer
Sophie Giraud .... additional still photographer
Hugh Hardy .... best boy grip
Brad Hopkins .... grip: second unit
Paul Howden .... grip: second unit
Jeremy Hudspith .... gaffer
Don Irvine .... grip
Andy Jekabsons .... first assistant camera
Edmond Kopp .... electrician
Patrick McGowan .... first assistant camera: second unit
Mark McLean .... first assistant camera: second unit
Todd Moore .... grip: second unit
Brian Myatt .... grip
Kevin P. O'Rourke .... second assistant camera: second unit
Jeff Orr .... daily grip
Kevin Richter .... key grip
Derek Rogers .... camera operator
Mark Ryan .... grip: second unit
Craig Semenuk .... grip
Scott Smith .... camera operator: second unit
Scott Smith .... director of photography: second unit
Barb Sniderman .... grip
Barb Sniderman .... grip: second unit
Christopher J. Toudy .... daily grip (as Chris Toudy)
Juliet Wintrobe .... camera trainee
Michael Yaremchuk .... best boy
Jim Young .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Deirdre Bowen .... casting consultant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tamara Rigby-Funke .... wardrobe mistress
Madelaine Vieira .... wardrobe graphic designer
 
Editorial Department
Davina A. Bailey .... apprentice editor
Elizabeth E. Bailey .... apprentice editor
Jason PJ Deschamps .... apprentice editor
Debbie Holland .... video colorist
Chuck Kahn .... apprentice editor
Frank Leone .... color timer
Rob MacKinnon .... first assistant editor
Mark Stokes .... second assistant editor
Geoff Tunnard .... first assistant editor
Wiebke von Carolsfeld .... associate editor
Steve Weslak .... consulting film editor
Catherine Rankin .... negative cutter (uncredited)
Joanne Rourke .... colorist (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Dennis Angel .... title search and clearance: Joan Pearce Research Association
Monica Babic .... mechanical effects: JJamb
Doug Barrett .... lawyer: McMillan Binch
Lisa Burling .... script supervisor
Diana Cafazzo .... lawyer: McMillan Binch
Linda Darras .... production secretary
Ion Dumitrescu .... mechanical effects: JJamb
Hugh Graham .... story editor
Michelle Howes .... nurse
John Jackson .... mechanical effects: JJamb
Lisa Jackson .... on-set craft
Patricia Joyes .... daily script supervisor (as Pat Joyes)
Rob Kingston .... unit publicist
Deborah Kiss .... production coordinator
Kim Kurchinsky .... nurse
Samuel Lee .... location production assistant
James C. Novak .... business affairs: The Feature Film Project
Jae Pak .... location production assistant
William Phillips .... second unit supervisor
William Phillips .... the door doctor
David W. Pravica .... math consultant
Nick Seary .... production accountant
Becky Slocombe .... video sync transfers
Mari Vepsalainer .... on-set craft
Patty White .... key nurse on set
Justine Whyte .... project manager: The Feature Film Project
Liz Wolfe .... production assistant: second unit
Kevin Chassie .... craft service (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Kelley Alexander .... thanks
Melissa Amer .... thanks
Shahin Assayesh .... thanks
Dennis Berardi .... thanks
Thomas Berner .... thanks (as Tom Berner)
Bob Bonnell .... thanks
Fred Brennan .... thanks
Frank C. Carere .... thanks (as Frank Carere)
Robin Cass .... thanks
Semi Chellas .... thanks
Milan Cheylov .... thanks
Lorraine Clark .... thanks
Wayne Clarkson .... thanks
Carol Clusiau .... thanks
Judi Cooper-Sealy .... thanks (as Judy Cooper Sealy)
Kevin Crothers .... thanks
Imre G. Csizmadia .... thanks (as Dr. Imre G. Csizmadia)
Brock Davis .... thanks
Lisa deWilde .... thanks
Jenna Donohue-Bourdeau .... thanks
Kathryn Emsue .... thanks
Ron Estey .... thanks
Alison Evans .... thanks
John Fawcett .... thanks
Karen Lee Hall .... thanks
Steven Hoban .... thanks
Lillian Hodge .... thanks
Kim Hogan .... thanks
Judy Holm .... thanks
Moira Holmes .... thanks
Jill Hopkins .... thanks
Robert C. Jackson .... thanks (as Prof. Robert C. Jackson)
Christina Jennings .... thanks
Norman Jewison .... thanks
Walter Klassen .... thanks
Greg Klymkiw .... thanks
Katherine Kossuth .... thanks
Randy 'Shaky Boy' Koufalis .... thanks
Lori Lansens .... thanks
Steve Lucas .... thanks (as Steven Lucas)
Allan Magee .... thanks (as Al Magee)
Dezsö Magyar .... thanks (as Dezso Magyar)
Negar Mahdavian .... thanks
Julian Marks .... thanks
Anita Mazic .... thanks
Nasser Meh .... thanks
Reza Meh .... thanks
Jim Murphy .... thanks
Andrei Natali .... thanks
Enrico Natali .... thanks
Francesca Natali .... thanks
Gale Natali .... thanks
Marica Natali .... thanks
Nadia Natali .... thanks
Peter O'Brien .... thanks
Rose Orr .... thanks
Jeremy Podeswa .... thanks
Stephen Price .... thanks
David Ransley .... thanks
Ronald Sanders .... thanks (as Ron Sanders)
Regine Schmid .... thanks
Rachel Sutherland .... thanks
Karen Walton .... thanks
Elizabeth Yake .... thanks
 
Crew verified as complete


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MPAA:
Rated R for some strong sci-fi violence/gore and language
Runtime:
90 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
To show their support for the Toronto film industry, the special effects company C.O.R.E. did the digital effects for free.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Kazan lowers himself into the blue sound-activated trap room, the set cube wobbles from left to right enough to spoil the illusion (though only for about two seconds) that the cube is solid, inflexible metal.See more »
Quotes:
Worth:What do ya think?
Leaven:You don't have a lot of lives left.
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Soundtrack:
Distorted RealitySee more »

FAQ

What is outside the Cube?
Who created the Cube?
How many 14 foot rooms are located within the cube?
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148 out of 191 people found the following review useful.
One of the most original sci-fi films of the last decade, 2 July 2000
Author: hippiedj from Palm Desert, California

If you were to think about what situation would terrify you the most, Cube would be the ultimate challenge. In a way, it is a predecessor to TV's "Survivor" in which the people each have a skill that can help them survive and possibly get them out. It all comes down to human emotions and confrontations that get in the way of progress. It's a talky film, but that's the point-- figuring situations and dealing with different personalities is inevitable to any group. The solving of problems becomes very complex, but the viewer doesn't have to worry...let the characters figure it out as we go along for the ride. While so many sci-fi films want to wow you with effects, this film does something more challenging--it makes you think. With its limited budget and digital effects in use even before Titanic glorified them, Cube still proves itself as one of the more original and intelligent sci-fi films of the last decade, with a cult status already going strong. It is truly a nail-biter.

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