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  (in credits order)

Harvey Keitel ... Zolo

Joey Lauren Adams ... Inspector Julia Hyde

Ed Quinn ... Dr. Richard Avery

Gulshan Grover ... Sr. Inspector Vijay Kumar
Stefan Djordjevic ... Sam Avery
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shamaz Begum ... Young Prostitute
Sherlyn Chopra ... Indian Nanny (as Mona Chopra)
Suresh Gera ... Concierge
B. Gurudas ... Bookseller
Sue Hainsworth ... Sylvia
K. Krishna Kumar ... Phone Man
Meghna Maheshwari ... Woman in Sari
Dennis Marcis ... Man at Brothel

Tony Mirrcandani ... Kidnapper (as Tony Mirchandani)
Kumar Murukurchy ... Heavy Set Man
Maliki Sarah Paul ... Convention Speaker
Simon Paul ... Bellman
Raman Punjabi ... Pick-up Man
Yousuf Quasim ... Goonda #1
D.S. Raju ... Driver
Rakesh ... Drug Courier
Panduranga Rao ... African Doctor
Ram Mohan Rao ... Old Begger
Ramchander Rao ... Old Man
Roshan ... Doorman
Charan Saluja ... Sub Inspector
Deependra Shadab ... Thug at Club
Roy Shadab ... Thug at Club

Lalith Sharma ... Police Superintendent
Satish Sharma ... Inspector Ganesh
Amarjeet Singh ... Turbanned Doctor
Raju Singh ... Goonda #2
Vasu Vangala ... Sub Inspector
Vinay Varma ... Tiger

Directed by
Jack Sholder 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael Cordell  written by
Gregory Gieras  screenplay

Produced by
Vicky Pike .... producer
Morris Ruskin .... producer
Original Music by
J. Peter Robinson 
Cinematography by
Ajayan Vincent (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Andy Horvitch 
Production Design by
Jonathan A. Carlson 
Makeup Department
Julie Duffer .... key hair stylist
Sharon Phillon .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Shani Tuch .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Carl Lawrence Ludwig .... first assistant director
Sound Department
Kami Asgar .... supervising sound editor
Brad Bryan .... sound mixer
Alan Decker .... sound re-recording mixer
William Griggs .... sound designer
Tim Philben .... sound re-recording mixer
Tim Tuchrello .... first assistant sound editor
David Weisberg .... adr mixer
Visual Effects by
Brady Hallongren .... title opticals supervisor
Sean Hewitt .... optical printer operator
Rita Schrag .... optical printing supervisor
Jim Stewart .... optical designer
Abid Baluch .... stunt double
Arif Baluch .... stunt double
Shaik Kamruddin .... stunt coordinator
Shaik Sohail .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Jacques Haitkin .... director of photography: additional photography
Shyamala Rao .... still photographer
Brad Wallace .... assistant camera: additional photography
Casting Department
Dan Parada .... additional casting: Los Angeles
Editorial Department
Chris Weber .... negative cutter
Music Department
Bradford Ellis .... orchestrator (as Bradford T. Ellis)
Rick Hart .... score mixer
Lise Richardson .... supervising music editor (as Lisé Richardson)
J. Peter Robinson .... orchestrator
J. Peter Robinson .... score mixer
Other crew
Francesco Belfiore .... personal assistant: Harvey Keitel
Dave Keffer .... title designer
Justin Leibow .... title designer
Mat Nastos .... production assistant
Prabhan Sanyal .... script supervisor
Asb Subramanyam .... location manager
Denis O'Sullivan .... assistant: Harvey Keitel (uncredited)

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Rated R for language and some violence
Brazil:94 min
Canada:14A (Ontario) | Finland:K-15 | Netherlands:12 | Netherlands:16 (VHS/DVD rating) | USA:R

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Audio/visual unsynchronized: In the opening sequence a drugs runner comes riding on on a bike. A sound is mixed in from a 2-stroke engine. When the drugs runner comes closer, it is clearly visible he is riding a 4-stroke bike. When he later tries the flee, he jumps on an other bike. That on is a 2 stroke.See more »
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3 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Fantastic!, 29 October 2004
Author: Donald Murphy from KANSAS

When Dr. Richard Avery's son is kidnapped while attending a professional convention in India, he must endure a 24 hour nightmare. Supplied with a beeper containing a text display through which instructions are sent, a desperate Avery is ordered on a wild and dangerous journey in a foreign land.

This is the basic set up of Beeper, but get ready for a jet ride because Beeper is non stop thrills and action. Just think, what would you do if someone you loved was kidnapped? Scary as heck, but it happens all the time in foreign countries. And all people can do is hope and pray, unless you're brave like Dr. Avery. He's a kick ass hero! Check this film out!

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