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Writers (WGA):
Wayne Barrett (book)
Stanley Weiser (written by)
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Release Date:
30 March 2003 (USA) See more »
He divided a city. He united a nation. See more »
Biographic movie of the witty, overachieving, hot-tempered Rudy Giuliani, spaning from his rising days... See more » | Add synopsis »
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination See more »
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Don't get the angle of this movie.... See more (18 total) »


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Directed by
Robert Dornhelm 
Writing credits
Wayne Barrett (book "Rudy!")

Stanley Weiser (written by)

Produced by
Michael Braham .... executive producer
Jody Brockway .... executive producer
Stephen Davis .... executive producer
Gary Goldberger .... co-producer
Callum Greene .... line producer: New York
Anthony Katagas .... line producer: New York
Linda S. Ross .... co-producer
Jane Walmsley .... executive producer
Mark Winemaker .... producer
Original Music by
Harald Kloser 
Cinematography by
Serge Ladouceur 
Film Editing by
Victor Du Bois 
Casting by
Victoria Burrows 
Andrea Kenyon 
Randi Wells 
Production Design by
Jean-Baptiste Tard 
Set Decoration by
Marie-Claude Gosselin 
Costume Design by
Mariane Carter  (as Marianne Carter)
Makeup Department
Jocelyne Bellemare .... key makeup artist
Stephan Dupuis .... makeup artist: James Woods
Nathalie Garon .... assistant hair stylist
Johanne Hansen .... hair stylist
Kathy Kelso .... key extras makeup artist
Matthew W. Mungle .... bald caps: Mr. Woods
Bob Pritchett .... key hair stylist
Cécile Rigault .... makeup artist
Ronald J. Rolfe .... assistant hair stylist (as Ronald Rolfe)
Isabella Wiley .... wigmaker: E. Kupitz (uncredited)
Production Management
Michel Chauvin .... production manager
Pierre Lapointe .... unit manager
Elissa Lewis .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alexandre Bernard .... additional third assistant director
Charles-André Bertrand .... first assistant director: second unit
Jesabelle Boileau .... trainee assistant director
Stéphane Byl .... third assistant director
Manon Célestin .... third assistant director
Timothy Donohue .... first assistant director
Harvey Drouelle .... third assistant director
Daniel Lowe .... second second assistant director: New York
Roxanna Macedo .... second assistant director
Laurence Mercier .... second second assistant director
Adam T. Weisinger .... second assistant director: New York
Michael A. Williams .... first assistant director (as Michael Williams)
Art Department
C.J. Dixon .... clearances
Alain Omer Duranceau .... props
Carrie Foster .... art department coordinator
Raynald Langelier .... set designer
Jean-Francois Mignault .... graphic artist
Julie Montplaisir .... assistant art coordinator
Sound Department
Scott Donald .... supervising dialog editor
Philippe Espantoso .... sound re-recording mixer
David Gertsman .... sound effects editor
Michael Gurman .... supervising sound editor
Steven Gurman .... post sound consultant
Louis Hone .... sound re-recording mixer
Colin McLellan .... adr recordist
Stan Sakellaropoulos .... dialog editor
Special Effects by
Louis Craig .... special effects supervisor
Visual Effects by
Pascal Colpron .... storyboard artist
Mario Rachiele .... visual effects supervisor
Camera and Electrical Department
Charles Beetz .... gaffer
Yves Drapeau .... first assistant camera
Bertrand Dupuis .... key grip
Lance Mayer .... assistant camera: New York
Robert Stecko .... camera operator: "a" camera
Walter Thomson .... still photographer: New York
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michael Anzalone .... wardrobe supervisor
Lisa Arnsby .... wardrobe supervisor
Marie-Maude Grenier .... dresser
Catherine Gélinas .... key dresser
Editorial Department
Émilie Dussault .... post-production assistant
Evan Tussman .... director of post-production
Susan Vaill .... assistant editor
Location Management
Suzanne De Carufel .... location manager
Josée Francis .... assistant location manager
Peter Pastorelli .... assistant location manager
Rose Viggiano .... location manager
Music Department
Stan Sakellaropoulos .... music editor
Transportation Department
Bertrand Calmeau .... driver: James Woods
Other crew
Melanie Bergeron .... key medic
Jean-Philippe Collin .... utility stand-in
Émilie Dussault .... assistant: Robert Dornhelm
Étienne Geoffrion .... set technician
Donna Howell-Makaton .... assistant to executive producer
Danielle Lavoie .... production coordinator
Sylvie Normandin .... assistant to producer
Danny Webber .... legal counsel

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Rudy's Wars" - New Zealand (English title)
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120 min | Argentina:104 min | UK:93 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Despite being credited, Stanley Weiser claims that his entire script was thrown out at the request of James Woods and replaced by one written by an uncredited Lionel Chetwynd a well known politically conservative screenwriter, to make it more pro-Giuliani.See more »
Continuity: In the scene where Giuliani is telling his wife about going after the crime bosses, as she approaches, he lifts up the cigar in his left hand, but in the next shot, the hand with the cigar is back on the table and never lifts it up.See more »
Rudolph 'Rudy' Giuliani:God I love this city.See more »
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5 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Don't get the angle of this movie...., 2 February 2006
Author: christianlatt123 from New Zealand

My main question regards the motivation behind this story. Firstly, does it aim to provide an informative account of Rudy or simply cash in on September 11? Moreover, if his biography is intended to be paramount , I am not sure whether it glorifies or condemn his character.

On the whole, i thought this movie was poor. The production values were terrible, to say the very least. As was the handling of the events of September 11. To include such emotive footage of that day is dangerous, especially when Rudy exclaims "what have these bastards done to my city?". From an objective standpoint this line was simply ectopic in the context of the movie, almost adding light to the situation. The following "women and children first" dialogue seems misplaced in the terror and hysteria of the situation.

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