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Writers (WGA):
Peter James (novel)
Preston Sturges Jr. (teleplay) ...
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Release Date:
February 1998 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order)

Peter Gallagher ... Dr. Joe Messenger

Mimi Rogers ... Karen Messenger

Jake Lloyd ... Jack

Andy Comeau ... Tom Inman

Lee Garlington

Michael O'Neill

Dan Martin

Robert Vaughn ... Adam Spring

Bridgette Wilson-Sampras ... Juliet Spring (as Bridgette Wilson)
Tom Nibley ... Albert
Charles Grueber ... Governor
David Jensen ... Mayor
Cynthia Garris ... Judge Dairymple

Frank Gerrish ... Coroner
Mary Bishop ... Mary Alice
Nicole Guertin ... Waitress
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Peter James ... Man at Computer

Directed by
Mick Garris 
Writing credits
Peter James (novel "Host")

Preston Sturges Jr. (teleplay) (as Preston Sturges) and
Mick Garris (teleplay)

Produced by
Ted Babcock .... co-producer
Mick Garris .... producer
Stephanie Germain .... producer
David A. Rosemont .... executive producer
Peter Sadowski .... associate producer
Robert M. Sertner .... executive producer
Randy Sutter .... producer
David C. Thomas .... co-producer
Frank von Zerneck .... executive producer
Original Music by
Nicholas Pike 
Cinematography by
Shelly Johnson 
Film Editing by
Patrick McMahon 
Casting by
Susan Glicksman 
Production Design by
David Ensley 
Set Decoration by
Steve Davis 
Costume Design by
Warden Neil 
Makeup Department
Charlene Johnson .... department head hair stylist
Steve Johnson .... prosthetic makeup artist
Bern Kubiak .... makeup artist
Greg T. Moon .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Skates Naiman .... production supervisor
David C. Thomas .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Burt Burnam .... first assistant director
Sean Kavanagh .... second assistant director
Peggy Stuber .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Robert Bullock Jr. .... painter
Laura J. DeRosa .... art department coordinator
Julie K. Horton .... on-set dresser
Steven Schalk .... property master
Linden Snyder .... set designer
Sound Department
Thomas DeGorter .... supervising sound editor (as Thomas E. deGorter)
Don Digirolamo .... re-recording mixer
David E. Fluhr .... re-recording mixer
Adam Jenkins .... re-recording mixer
Gary Krause .... sound effects editor
Paul H. Maritsas .... cable
Richard Schexnayder .... sound mixer
Special Effects by
Margaret Johnson .... special effects supervisor
Jack Lynch .... special effects technician
Randy E. Moore .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Jeff Chayette .... computer graphics
Suzi Little .... digital effects artist (as Suzi Hammon)
Craig Weiss .... visual effects supervisor
Niel Wray .... digital effects artist
Laura Dash .... stunts
Peter Epstein .... stunts (as Pete Epstein)
Glory Fioramonti .... stunts
Ben Jensen .... stunts
Ethan Jensen .... stunts
Gary Jensen .... stunt coordinator
Harry Wowchuk .... stunts (as Harry Wowchuck)
Camera and Electrical Department
Douglas Arnold .... electrician
Steve Austin .... video playback supervisor
Robert Conder .... best boy grip
Ian Fox .... additional photographer
Terry Hall .... gaffer
Glen Holland .... best boy electric
Jerry L. Madore .... key grip
Michael A. Price .... camera operator (as Michael Price)
Greg Rhineer .... first assistant camera
Gary W. Shaw .... dolly pusher
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rochelle Best .... costume supervisor (as Rochelle Amrein-Best)
Editorial Department
Christopher Campbell .... post-production coordinator
Chad Mochrie .... assistant editor (as Chad O. Mochrie)
Chad Mochrie .... assistant editor
Location Management
Alan Oakes .... location manager
Tim Swan .... location manager
Music Department
Kevin Bassinson .... music editor
Terri Fricon .... music supervisor
Cynthia Garris .... composer: additional music
Michael Jay .... music editor
Susan Mick .... music editor
Transportation Department
Barry Tuttle .... transportation coordinator (as Barry J. Tuttle)
Other crew
Robert Conder .... chapman crane operator
Reg Krueger .... key craft service
Mary Jo Manwill-Conder .... script supervisor
Eve Watterson .... production coordinator
Nancy Mouton .... assistant to executive producers Robert M. Sertner and Frank von Zerneck (uncredited )

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
180 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
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Did You Know?

Karen Messenger:What's the matter Joe, huh? You couldn't stand life without a little help from your little Juliette? How many of our neighbors keep their girlfriend's heads in their freezers, Joe? How many... do you think?See more »
Movie Connections:
References 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)See more »


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1 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
The worst movie ever, 3 June 2003
Author: Anne from Copenhagen, Denmark

This is probably the worst movie I've ever seen. It's so predictable and you know from the first time you see Juliet what's going to happen. Besides Joe's actions in the movie are so stupid that they could never have happened in real life. Not even the ending could save this movie. Plus it is so long!!!! it's really bad.

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