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The Last Castle -- A Court Martialed general rallies together 1200 inmates to rise against the system that put him away.

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Release Date:
19 October 2001 (USA) See more »
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A castle can only have one king
Plot:
A court-martialed general rallies together 1200 inmates to rise against the corrupt system that put him away. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Robert Redford ... Lt. Gen. Eugene Irwin

James Gandolfini ... Col. Winter

Mark Ruffalo ... Yates

Steve Burton ... Capt. Peretz

Delroy Lindo ... Gen. Wheeler

Paul Calderon ... Dellwo

Sam Ball ... Duffy (as Samuel Ball)

Jeremy Childs ... Cutbush

Clifton Collins Jr. ... Cpl. Ramon Aguilar
George W. Scott ... Thumper

Brian Goodman ... Beaupre

Michael Irby ... Enriquez
Frank Military ... Doc Lee Bernard
Maurice Bullard ... Sgt. McLaren
Nick Kokich ... Pvt. Niebolt

David Alford ... Cpl. Zamorro

Dean Hall ... Harris
Peg Allen ... Sheila Kelly
Rick Vito ... Red Team Leader
Forrest D. Bradford ... Simmons

Scott Michael ... Gunton
Dean Miller ... Carvelli

Kristen Shaw ... Prison Clerk

Michael MicQuick Davis ... Honor Guard (as Michael Davis)
Joe Keenan ... Lester, Trustee #1

David Chattam ... Wheeler's Aide
Dan Cole ... Trustee #2
Hans Mooy ... Sgt. Moore
James-Justone-Thomas ... Rapper (as James Jerome Thomas)

Steve Sandfort ... Inmate
Jamie Roberto Mantecon ... Inmate
Jeffery G. Fagan ... Inmate
Lyon Fleming ... Inmate
Darius Willis ... Inmate
Rico Moody ... Inmate

Rocky Abou-Sakher ... Inmate
Sean Cameron ... Guard

Mary Jean Bentley ... Visitor #1 (as Mary Jean McAdams)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Kathryn Morris ... DOD Investigator (scenes deleted)

Ray Beasley ... Inmate (uncredited)
Matt Blake ... Guard (uncredited)
Matthew Blake ... Guard (uncredited)
Josh Croft ... Inmate (uncredited)
Michael Dinwiddie ... Guard / Red Team / Color Guard (uncredited)

Johnny Dowers ... Guard (uncredited)
Jason Drago ... Prisoner (uncredited)
Jamie Dundee ... Prisoner (uncredited)
Frank Fox ... Auggie (uncredited)
John Hanlin ... Roof Guard (uncredited)

Matt Mangum ... Pvt. Patton (uncredited)
David Powledge ... Guard (uncredited)
Austin Sanders ... Inmate (uncredited)
Dusty Shaffer ... Prisoner (uncredited)
Toni Tardino ... Visitor #2 (uncredited)

Michelle Way ... Color Guard / Prison guard (uncredited)
Steven Woodring ... Inmate (uncredited)

Robin Wright ... Rosalie Irwin (uncredited)

Directed by
Rod Lurie 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
David Scarpa (story)

David Scarpa (screenplay) and
Graham Yost (screenplay)

Produced by
Robert Lawrence .... producer
Don Zepfel .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Jerry Goldsmith 
 
Cinematography by
Shelly Johnson (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Michael Jablow 
Kevin Stitt 
 
Casting by
Deborah Aquila 
Mary Jo Slater 
 
Production Design by
Kirk M. Petruccelli 
 
Art Direction by
Lawrence A. Hubbs 
 
Set Decoration by
Daniel Loren May 
Eloise Crane Stammerjohn 
 
Costume Design by
Ha Nguyen 
 
Makeup Department
Bert Reo Anderson .... assistant hair stylist
Maureen Anstey .... makeup artist
Gloria Belz .... second makeup artist
Linda Boykin-Williams .... makeup artist
Melinda Dunn .... hair stylist
Sandy Jo Johnston .... makeup artist
Gary Liddiard .... makeup artist: Mr. Redford
Susan Mills .... key hair stylist
Bunny Parker .... hair stylist: Mr. Redford
Francisco X. Pérez .... key makeup artist
Barbara Sanders .... hair stylist
Michelle Vanderpool-Kohrs .... hair stylist
Beka Wilson .... assistant hair stylist
Ellie Winslow .... makeup artist: Mr. Lindo
Jami Ross .... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Daniel R. Chavez .... executive in charge of post production
Lisa Dennis Kennedy .... post-production supervisor
Terry Miller .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ty Arnold .... key second assistant director: second unit
Albert Cho .... first assistant director: second unit
Mark S. Constance .... second second assistant director
William M. Elvin .... first assistant director
Matthew Feitshans .... second second assistant director: second unit
Jeani Harris-Olivieri .... second second assistant director (as Jeani Harris)
Mic Rodgers .... second unit director
David Ticotin .... second assistant director (as David A. Ticotin)
 
Art Department
Dawn M. Baker .... scenic artist
Sheila Bartlett .... scenic artist
Robert A. Blackburn .... construction coordinator
Clete Cetrone .... propmaker foreman
Doug DuRose .... assistant property master
Thurston Edwards .... construction auditor (2001)
Mark Hitchler .... set designer
Stephen Howard .... set foreman
Travis Huffman .... propmaker
Jeffrey Paul Johnson .... assistant property master: second unit
Dave Kennedy .... painter
Barry Lehrman .... set designer
Eugene McCarthy .... property master
J.C. Oden .... paint laborer
William H. Phen Jr. .... general foreman
C.J. Pyles .... on-set dresser
Kelly Anne Ross .... assistant props (as Kelly Ross)
Steven M. Saylor .... set designer
Fred Seibly .... signwriter
Jason Speck .... property maker
Christopher Woodworth .... scenic supervisor
Jim Drew .... props maker (uncredited)
Carl Robarge .... mold shop foreman (uncredited)
Jonathan Simms .... set dresser (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Erik Aadahl .... sound editor
Michael Babcock .... sound effects editor
Michael Babcock .... sound effects supervisor
David Beadle .... dialogue editor
John Benson .... supervising adr editor
Barbara J. Boguski .... adr editor (as Barbara Boguski)
David E. Campbell .... sound re-recording mixer (as Dave Campbell)
Kevin E. Carpenter .... additional sound re-recording mixer
Ken Dufva .... foley artist
Andrew Ellerd .... sound effects editor
David Lee Fein .... foley artist (as David Fein)
Larry Goeb .... dialogue editor
David Hawkins .... sound supervisor
Sonya Henry .... dialogue editor
Patrick Hogan .... adr editor
David Jobe .... foley mixer
Fred Judkins .... foley editor
Linda Lew .... foley recordist
Helen Luttrell .... dialogue editor
Jay Meagher .... production sound mixer
Robert Morrisey .... assistant sound editor
Todd Murakami .... foley editor
Bob Newlan .... foley supervisor
Brian Thomas Nist .... sound effects editor (as Tom Nist)
Ralph Osborn III .... dialogue editor
Ralph Osborn .... dialog & adr editor
Randy Pease .... boom operator
John T. Reitz .... sound re-recording mixer (as John Reitz)
Philip Rogers .... adr recordist
Gregg Rudloff .... sound re-recording mixer
Jeff Sawyer .... sound effects editor
Bruce Tanis .... sound effects editor
Gregory H. Watkins .... additional sound re-recording mixer (as Greg Watkins)
 
Special Effects by
Rodney M. Byrd .... special effects foreman
Terry Chapman .... special effects
Steve Cremin .... special effects: second unit
Burt Dalton .... special effects supervisor
Curtis Decker .... special effects
Paul Deely .... special effects
Albert Delgado .... special effects
Dale Ettema .... special effects
Brandon Keith Gill .... special effects
Garth Majors .... special effects
Donald Myers .... special effects foreman (as Donald E. Myers Jr.)
Arnold Peterson .... special effects
Keith Urban .... special effects
Jeffrey Watts .... special effects
Mike Weesner .... special effects
Ralph Winiger .... special effects (as Ralph A. Winiger)
 
Visual Effects by
Kenneth P. Coles .... digital painter
Ken Dackermann .... digital compositor
Roger Dorney .... visual effects producer
Roger Dorney .... visual effects supervisor
Brien Goodrich .... 3D animator
Martin Hall .... compositor
Heather Hoyland .... digital compositor
Jennifer Law-Stump .... digital effects artist: Pacific Title Digital
Olivier Leeman .... 3D animator: Pacific title
James Marbas .... digital effects supervisor
Garv Thorp .... digital visual effects producer: Pacific Title
Jeff Wells .... supervising digital compositor: Pacific Title Digital
Xye .... visual effects
 
Stunts
Kenny Alexander .... stunts
Gregory J. Barnett .... stunts
Eddie Braun .... stunts
Tony Brubaker .... stunts
Jacob Chambers .... stunts
Steven Chambers .... stunts (as Steve Chambers)
Eddy Donno .... stunts
Kenny Endoso .... stunts
Tim Gilbert .... stunts
Tad Griffith .... stunts
Gary Guercio .... stunts
Gene Hartline .... stunts
Chuck Hosack .... stunts
Kanin Howell .... stunts
Tommy J. Huff .... stunts (as Tom Huff)
Kevin L. Jackson .... stunts (as Kevin Jackson)
Henry Kingi Jr. .... stunts (as Henry Masso Kingi Jr.)
Gene LeBell .... stunts (as Gene Le Bell)
Clay M. Lilley .... stunts (as Clay Lilly)
Khristian Lupo .... stunts (as Kristian Lupo)
Greg Martin .... stunts
Bobby McLaughlin .... stunts
John Meier .... stunts (as John C. Meier)
Bennie Moore .... stunts
Tom Morga .... stunts
Casey O'Neill .... stunts
Tom Pearl .... stunts
Peewee Piemonte .... stunts
Jalon Raney .... stunts
Bill Richards .... stunts (as William Richards)
Jimmy N. Roberts .... stunts
Robby Robinson .... stunts (as Robbie Robinson)
Mic Rodgers .... stunt coordinator
Jason Rodriguez .... stunts
Danny Rogers .... stunts
Michael Runyard .... stunts
Marcus Salgado .... stunts
Cooper Taylor .... stunts
Matthew Taylor .... stunt double: Mark Ruffalo (as Matt Taylor)
Tim Trella .... stunts
Christopher J. Tuck .... co-stunt coordinator (as Chris Tuck)
David Walling .... stunts
Scott Workman .... stunts
Danny Wynands .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Danny Brazen .... best boy grip
Scott Browner .... camera operator
Rob Chidester .... grip
Joseph V. Cicio .... camera operator: second unit
Loren Corl .... key grip: second unit
John Crimins .... electrician: second unit
David Deever .... video engineer
Louie DeMarco .... first assistant camera: "c" camera, second unit
Don Devine .... camera operator
David J. Duren .... lamp operator
Jeffry Gordon .... electrician
Scott Graves .... rigging gaffer
Chad Habetz .... grip
Beth Horton .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Glenn Kaplan .... second assistant camera
Jerry D. Knight .... electrician
Steve Koster .... camera operator: SpaceCam
Jonathan Leary .... grip
Chris Leidholdt .... rigging key grip
Jim Leidholdt .... dolly grip
Greg Lopez .... lamp operator
Marcos O. Lopez .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Kenji Luster .... Steadicam operator: second unit
Kenji Luster .... camera operator: "b" camera, second unit
David Maddux .... gaffer
Rick Maddux .... assistant chief lighting technician
Elliott Marks .... still photographer
Jerry L. Marshall .... grip
Michael Martino .... first assistant camera
William McConnell .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Lee McLemore .... grip
Jason Parrillo .... electrician
Kevin C. Potter .... first assistant camera: "a" camera, second unit
David Richert .... assistant camera
Dan Riffel .... gaffer: second unit
Robert Sterry .... video assist operator: second unit
Jonathan Taylor .... director of photography: second unit
Henry Tirl .... Steadicam operator
Henry Tirl .... camera operator: "b" camera
Lisa Westin .... camera loader
Scott Whitbread .... second assistant camera: "b" camera, second unit
 
Casting Department
Jo Doster .... location casting
Kim McCray .... extras casting assistant
Kim Petrosky .... extras casting
Nicole Sage .... casting assistant
Jennifer L. Smith .... casting assistant
Tricia Wood .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Charlene Amateau .... costume supervisor
Rhonda Keaton .... key costumer
Patrick O'Driscoll .... costumer
Stephen K. Randolph .... key costumer
James W. Tyson .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Martin Cohen .... post-production executive
Kindra Marra .... second assistant editor
Peter McNulty .... first assistant editor
Heather Mullen .... first assistant editor
David Orr .... color timer
Stephen M. Rickert Jr. .... assistant editor
Anna D. Wilborn .... assistant editor
Mark Wright .... dailies
 
Music Department
Robert Bayless .... assistant music editor
Sandy DeCrescent .... orchestra contractor
Howard Duck .... soundtrack musician
Darrell Hall .... music editor
Kenneth Hall .... supervising music editor (as Ken Hall)
Todd Homme .... executive in charge of music
Lesley Langs .... music editor
Mark McKenzie .... composer: additional music
Malcolm McNab .... musician (trumpet)
Maria Newman .... musician
John Rodd .... orchestral scoring recordist
Patrick Russ .... orchestrator
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Nick Vidar .... music programmer
John Moses .... musician: clarinetist (uncredited)
Steven A. Saltzman .... additional music editor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Roy A. Grace .... driver
Charles H. Hudson .... driver: Mr. Redford
Neil Hyman .... transportation coordinator
Tom Moore .... transportation captain
Jeff Symanski .... advisor: military vehicles
Chris McDade .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Stephanie Beman .... assistant craft service
Daniel R. Chavez .... executive in charge of post
Gary Michael Clark .... production accountant
W. Ty Crawford .... production assistant
Steve Dale .... production assistant: second unit
Robert Dawson .... title designer
Carol Demarti .... head dyer and ager
Ronald L. Dowdy .... helicopter advisor
Stan Eutsey .... production assistant: second unit
Ray Felipe .... script researcher
Karen Golden .... script supervisor
Jeremy Gould .... assistant location manager
Julie Hanks .... assistant: Mr. Zepfel
Michael Hubert .... production coordinator
Diane Johnson .... craft service
Donna Kail .... assistant: Mr. Redford
Cheryl Kurk .... production accountant
Kevin LaRosa .... aerial coordinator (as Kevin La Rosa)
Kevin LaRosa .... helicopter pilot: second unit (as Kevin La Rosa)
Brenda Lopez .... script supervisor: second unit
Robert Malone .... stand-in (uncredited)
Joe May .... production assistant
Blake McClure .... production assistant
Susan McMahon .... location manager
Paul J. Memmi .... translator
Anna Metcalf .... accounting clerk
Steven Moder .... editorial systems manager
Steven R. Molen .... production executive
Matt Parker .... production assistant
Claire Peberdy .... production assistant
Bill Richards .... helicopter pilot: second unit (as William Richards)
Jeremy Roberts .... assistant accountant
Sean Robins .... assistant: Mr. Lawrence
Dona Spangler .... production assistant
Cid Swank .... unit publicist
Toni Tardino .... set production assistant
Karen Tenkhoff .... executive for wildwood
Evienia Vassiliadou .... assistant: Mr. Lurie
Melissa Wiseman .... assistant accountant
Karen Yokomizo .... first assistant accountant
Kevin Field .... production executive (uncredited)
Brad Simonsen .... production executive (uncredited)
Jamie Worlds .... post-production accountant (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for language and violence
Runtime:
131 min
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Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Australia:M | Brazil:14 | Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia) | Canada:PA (Manitoba) | Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) | Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-15 | Germany:16 | Iceland:12 | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:M | Norway:15 | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:NC-16 | Singapore:PG (cut) | South Korea:15 | Spain:13 | Sweden:15 | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #38538)
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Trivia:
James Gandolfini reportedly was reluctant to accept the role of Col. Winter because he didn't understand the story and had never served in the military himself. He committed largely on the strength of a lengthy speech Winter delivered in the original script; ironically, that entire scene was cut from the final film.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When the Colonel is looking out his window to see a helicopter fly by, the American Flag is not moving, even though there is a helicopter flying right next to it.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Irwin:Take a look at a castle. Any castle. Now break down the key elements that make it a castle. They haven't changed in a thousand years. 1: Location. A site on high ground that commands the territory as far as the eye can see. 2: Protection. Big walls, walls strong enough to withstand a frontal attack...
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Soundtrack:
Ante Up (Robbing-Hoodz Theory)See more »

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63 out of 95 people found the following review useful.
Redford has the ability to fade, 20 August 2005
Author: bamabryant from United States

Redford's ability to fade into a character is profound. Sometimes an actor who has been in the business a very long time will become larger than any role he plays... John Wayne for example (with a couple of exceptions). He becomes Eugene Irwin in this movie. This movie isn't about Redford's character, just like "The Legend of Bagger Vance" isn't really about Bagger Vance. The Last Castle is about honor to one's self and honor among soldiers, even if they are prisoners. James Gandolfini's portrayal of a colonel who knows nothing of this honor or brotherhood is excellent. He makes you despise his character. Colonel Winters is a deeply disturbing study of corrupt power and jealousy of others' glory. A fine ensemble cast of characters make this movie well worth watching.

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