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20 July 2001 (Italy) See more »
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Freaks do come out at night. See more »
Plot:
Michael is a recovering alcoholic/drug user. Back on the wagon, he's now responsible for a young, beautiful... See more » | Add synopsis »
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R.I.P. Producer Peter McAlevey
 (From Deadline. 15 August 2014, 6:25 PM, PDT)

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 (From The Wrap. 25 June 2013, 12:59 PM, PDT)

Eastwood set to wake 'Dead'
 (From The Hollywood Reporter. 24 June 2004)

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Cast

  (in credits order)

Balthazar Getty ... Michael Holloway

Peter Weller ... Stuart Chappell

Rebecca Gayheart ... Chloe Holloway

Peter Greene ... Det. Steve Andrianson

Frederic Forrest ... Sean

Brad Dourif ... Roland Montague

Michael Dorn ... Det. Thomas Greenwood

Corin Nemec ... Vincent

Johnny Whitworth ... Tron

Arroyn Lloyd ... Mickey

Clayton Landey ... Announcer

Richard Moll ... Homeless Man

Downtown Julie Brown ... Speaker

Christopher Doyle ... Sweeny

Tane McClure ... Keesha

Cheryl Dent ... Serena
Benjamin Lum ... Mr. Ming
Steve Hulin ... Willie Wilson

Mark Ginther ... Eli Houston
Monty Freeman ... First Transvestite

De'voreaux White ... Second Transvestite
Joseph Reilich ... Third Transvestite

Aloma Wright ... Nurse Johnson

Yareli Arizmendi ... Dr. Marshall
Josephine Bailey ... Desk Clerk

Philippe Bergeron ... Antoine

Daniel Faraldo ... Santos Armando

Gregory Scott Cummins ... Johnny
Dan Metcalfe ... Pete (as Daniel Alexander)
Beau Starr ... Jeremiah Walker
Leroy Thompson ... Dealer
Byron Chief-Moon ... Chatuga

Ilia Volok ... Russian

E.J. Callahan ... Man with Handicap Sign
Maral Nigolian ... Neighbor

Hans Howes ... Bum

Frank Novak ... Husband

Diane Robin ... Wife

Chris Weber ... Hitchhiker
Charles Sergis ... KFWC Newscaster
Eric Strausz ... Cop with Bulletproof Vest
Ron Athey ... Man with Hooks in Face
Crystal Cross ... Woman in Suspension Room
Stosh J. Fila ... Woman in Suspension Room
Bernard Elsmere ... Man in Suspension Room
Cyril Kuhn ... Male Huffer

Tom Bliss ... Male Huffer
Darryl Carlton ... Male Guard
Kari French ... Female Tripper
Mistress Ilsa ... Elegant Woman

Pleasant Gehman ... Lingerie Woman
Marcy Johnson ... Nazi Mistress
Joey Jaramillo ... Bavarian Puppet Boy
Luke Reichle ... Butler
Selene Moreno ... Small Woman
Amber Cannon ... Pale Woman
Jade Semiprecious ... Chopsticks Woman
Russ Glazer ... Man Sucking Toes
Michelle Muloney ... Seductress - Wicked Chamber Club
Chris Colvin ... Boy Toy - Wicked Chamber Club
Alex Livingston ... Chamber Boy - Wicked Chamber Club
Abby Travis ... Member of Punk Rock Band
Ginger Moon ... Exotic Dancer
Austin St. Croix ... Exotic Dancer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dawn Brown ... Reporter on the TV

Mia Heldt ... Heroin Addict

Sonny King ... Nude bar manager
Selene Luna ... Performance Artist
Hannah Sim ... Boiler Room Denizen

Mark Steger ... Boiler
Maureen Flaherty ... Exotic Dancer (uncredited)

Thomas Rosales Jr. ... The Downey Destroyer (uncredited)

Directed by
Isaac H. Eaton 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Isaac H. Eaton 

Produced by
Isaac H. Eaton .... producer
Balthazar Getty .... co-producer
Shon Greenblatt .... co-producer
Peter McAlevey .... producer
Andrea Mia .... co-executive producer
Michael Thomas Shannon .... executive producer
Donald L. West .... line producer (as Donald West)
Holly Wiersma .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Brian Tyler 
 
Cinematography by
Frank Byers 
 
Film Editing by
Clayton Halsey 
Annamaria Szanto 
Bill Yahraus 
 
Casting by
Cathy Henderson 
Dori Zuckerman 
 
Production Design by
Francis J. Pezza 
 
Set Decoration by
Laura Roberts 
 
Costume Design by
Luke Reichle 
 
Makeup Department
Danielle Weiser .... key makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Neil Daly .... additional assistant director
Cecily Jordan .... second second assistant director
Sasha Malarevsky .... first assistant director
Ayal Moreno .... assistant director
J.R. Von Schondorf .... second assistant director
Duncan White .... first assistant director: re-shoots; additional photography
 
Art Department
Jim Wardell .... lead man
 
Sound Department
Adam Blantz .... boom operator
Giovanni Di Simone .... sound
Patrick Giraudi .... sound re-recording mixer
Dean Hovey .... supervising sound editor
William Jacobs .... sound effects editor
Shawn Kennelly .... foley mixer
Dave Kustin .... sound facilities coordinator
Mark McBryde .... additional adr mixer
Jeff Porrello .... boom operator
Steve Scoville .... dialog editor (as Scott Scoville)
Brian Slack .... adr mixer
Kelly Vandever .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Visual Effects by
David Fred Masselink .... optical effects line-up
Christopher Dusendschon .... in-show optical process and effects compositor: THDX (uncredited)
Christopher Dusendschon .... motion control end credit sequence optical compositor: THDX (uncredited)
Christopher Dusendschon .... optical element Hazeltine colorist: THDX (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Rick Avery .... stunts
Craig Baxley Jr. .... stunt performer
Eddie Braun .... stunt performer
Jophery C. Brown .... stunt performer (as Jophery Brown)
Angela Devita .... stunt performer
Mark Ginther .... stunt performer
Steve Hulin .... stunt performer
Jeff Jensen .... stunt performer
Amanda LeFlore .... stunt performer
Jena LeFlore .... stunt performer
John LeFlore .... stunt performer
Julius LeFlore .... stunt coordinator
James Lew .... stunt performer
James Lew .... stunts
Monte Rex Perlin .... stunt performer (as Monte Perlin)
Mario Roberts .... stunt performer
Thomas Rosales Jr. .... stunts (as Tom Rosales)
Gary J. Wayton .... stunt performer (as Gary Wayton)
Brian J. Williams .... stunt performer (as Brian J. Williams)
Brian J. Williams .... stunt performer
Al Wyatt Jr. .... stunt performer
Karen Zupan .... stunt performer
Rick Avery .... stunt performer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
James 'Slim Jim' Ballard .... key grip
William Ballard .... gaffer
Matthew Coleman .... lighting technician
Ronald K. De torres .... set lighting technician
David Travis Grieb .... electrician
Leyla Monique Guzman .... camera loader
Leyla Monique Guzman .... second second assistant camera
Steve Hurson .... first assistant camera
Stephen Martin Paull .... lighting technician
Bradley Richard .... second assistant camera
Jacob Rupe .... grip
Jason Rupe .... best boy grip
Christian Sebaldt .... additional cinematographer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Renelouise Smith .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Christopher Blackledge .... post-production coordinator
Tricia Fass .... assistant editor
Tod Lautenberg .... assistant editor
Diane Miller .... post-production coordinator (as Diane Evangelista)
David M. Perkins .... final colorist
Chris Regan .... color timer
 
Music Department
Thomas Golubic .... music supervisor
Dana Niu .... score assistant
Ramin Sakurai .... composer: additional music
Brian Tyler .... orchestrator
 
Transportation Department
Collin Butrum .... transportation captain
Michael Dawes .... driver
Marc Frantz .... driver: grip truck (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Ed Baran .... publicist
Bruce Comtois .... head of security
Jack Skeets Gleeson .... production assistant
Stephen A. Mintz .... production assistant
Jonathan Pezza .... production assistant
Jessica Strauss .... assistant: Mr. Eaton and Mr. McAlevy
Mike Tristano .... weapons handler
Florence Vinger .... choreographer
 

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Rated R for strong violence, sexuality, masochistic images, drug use and language
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95 min
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Hhmmmmm, trippy., 1 September 2000
Author: Patrick Brogan from Glendale, Arizona, U.S.A.

If you thought the bizarre and errie world of THE CELL was scary and weird, you haven't seen nothing yet. SHADOW HOURS takes the viewer into the dark and seedy world that does exist, in Los Angeles. From night clubs, to tourture clubs, to drug

culture, to fight clubs, the viewer doesn't really miss much of what else is dark in the city. Balthazar Getty (who looks similar to Charlie Sheen) is Michael Holloway a man who use to be part of the drug culture and it nearly cost him his life. But everything changed when he met Chloe (Rebecca Gayheart) a girl who made Michael give up his addictive illegal habits and go straight. So Michael works the graveyard shift at a gas station around central Los Angeles. Night after night, people come in, give Michael money, pump gas into their vehicles and then leave. One night Michael takes part of his anger out on a customer, Stuart Chappell (Peter Weller). Stuart pulls up in a nice looking Porsche and wearing a expensive suit. Michael feels guilty about yelling at innocent Stuart who only wanted gas, so he apoligizes to him, and Stuart accepts and wants to take Michael out for a cocktail. However, Stuart isn't innocent, he doesn't want to take Michael out only for a cocktail, and he didn't arrive to only get gas. Stuart shows Michael the underground world of Los Angeles, from strip clubs to places where people watch people getting torture. One good thing about SHADOW HOURS is the look and mood of the film. The picture starts off of fast motion cars speeding on a freeway, with the numbers on a gas pump moving in rapid speed, while music from Moby is being played on the soundtrack. If anyone is going to make a movie that takes place around in Los Angeles, one SHOULD play industrial music, especially by the artist Moby. Michael Mann protrayed Los Angeles to a prefction in his 1995 classic HEAT. As the view saw the scummy and seedy realistic side of Los Angeles, the fast dance tempo of Moby was played on the soundtrack. And SHADOW HOURS does accomplish that in some of it's scenes, which I really enjoyed. However, nothing much could be said for the rest of the film. The plot isn't anything special or new, it's more or less a updated version of the dark figure leading the innocent figure into a dark world. And some of the scenes in the film are not that original, but others (including a sexual torture club) are very disturbing to watch. The only actor who stands out in this film is by Peter Weller. He gives flamboyance to his character of Stuart that you wonder is this man really psychotic, or is he indeed the devil himself. But for the other actors, they pretty much give a paint-by-numbers performance. Getty doesn't really carry the movie, when he should be the leading actor carrying the film, he appears to be a sidekick to the Weller character. Rebecca Gayheart also gives a generic performance as the pregnant wife who stays awake late at night and wonders what her husband is up to. But a decent supporting performances from Brad Dourif as the gas station manager, and a unrecognizeable Frederic Forrest, help give the movie some color. I do see what director Isaac Eaton was trying to say in this film by getting his message across. But it's nothing really new or unique. For a small budget independent film, it does manage to show something promising, but in the end you don't walk out going "wow" it's more of a "ho-hum." ** (out of five)

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