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Writers (WGA):
Robert Crais (novel)
Doug Richardson (screenplay)
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Release Date:
11 March 2005 (USA) See more »
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Every Second Counts See more »
Plot:
A failed police negotiator turned small town cop, must save the lives of a family held hostage, which draws him into a much more dangerous situation. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Directed by
Florent-Emilio Siri  (as Florent Siri)
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Robert Crais (novel)

Doug Richardson (screenplay)

Produced by
Susanne Bohnet .... co-producer
Stephen J. Eads .... associate producer (as Stephen Eads)
Mark Gordon .... producer
Manfred D. Heid .... co-producer (as Manfred Heid)
Hawk Koch .... executive producer
Gerd Koechlin .... co-producer
Josef Lautenschlager .... executive producer
Arnold Rifkin .... producer
Josef Steinberger .... co-producer
Andreas Thiesmeyer .... executive producer
David J. Wally .... executive producer (as David Wally)
Bruce Willis .... producer
David Willis .... co-producer
Bob Yari .... producer
 
Original Music by
Alexandre Desplat 
 
Cinematography by
Giovanni Fiore Coltellacci 
 
Film Editing by
Richard Byard 
Olivier Gajan 
 
Casting by
Scot Boland 
Victoria Burrows 
 
Production Design by
Larry Fulton 
 
Art Direction by
Keith P. Cunningham 
 
Set Decoration by
Cindy Carr 
 
Costume Design by
Elisabetta Beraldo 
 
Makeup Department
Katalin Elek .... makeup artist: second unit
Zoltan Elek .... assistant makeup artist
Annette M. Jones .... hair stylist: second unit
Erma Kent .... assistant hair stylist
Gerald Quist .... key makeup artist
Kenneth Walker .... key hair stylist
 
Production Management
Lynn Andrews .... production supervisor
Brad Goodman .... post-production supervisor (as Bradley M. Goodman)
Robert Katz .... executive in charge of production
Hawk Koch .... unit production manager
John Portnoy .... post-production executive
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William H. Burton Jr. .... second unit director (as Billy Burton)
Dieter 'Dietman' Busch .... second assistant director (as Dieter Busch)
Mark Carter .... second second assistant director
Mark Cotone .... first assistant director
Mathew Dunne .... first assistant director: second unit
David Kelley .... second assistant director: second unit
Brandon Lambdin .... second second assistant director: second unit (as Brandon W. Lambdin)
Kelly Stevens .... dga trainee
 
Art Department
Gregory P. Alcus .... on-set dresser
Ron Ashmore .... paint supervisor
Jennifer Blair .... art department coordinator
Peggy Casey .... lead buyer
Kevin Cross .... set designer
Perry E. Ellis .... second gang boss/swing gang
Joe Elvington .... set laborer
Tim Fassino .... set dresser
Luke Freeborn .... set designer
Lance Gunnin .... general foreman
Steve A. Hagberg .... construction coordinator
Sarah Harwich .... construction purchaser
Bill 'Kauhane' Hoyt .... stand-by painter
Sean Lyons .... stand-by painter: second unit
C.J. Maguire .... property master
Bryan McBrien .... greens foreman
Tony Miller .... set plasterer
Steven O'Bannon .... hod carrier
Nick Papac .... assistant property master
Tyler Patton .... gang boss
Rick Polikowski .... propmaker
Edmond Scott Ratliff .... set dresser
Rudy Reachi .... assistant property master
Shane Reed .... leadman
Karen Teneyck .... graphic designer
Todd Wolcott .... stand-by greensman
Tony Wright .... labor foreman
Michael A. Casey .... set dresser (uncredited)
Richard Jacobs .... construction (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Steven J. Berger .... assistant sound
Peter Brown .... sound effects editor
Richard Burton .... sound effects editor
Derek Casari .... adr engineer
David M. Cowan .... dialogue editor (as Dave Cowan)
Peter J. Devlin .... production sound mixer
Paula Fairfield .... sound effects editor
Stephen Hunter Flick .... sound designer
Stephen Hunter Flick .... sound supervisor
George Flores .... sound utility
Vincent Guisetti .... foley artist
Eric Harwood .... sound re-recordist (as Eric Hardwood)
Jason W. Jennings .... sound effects editor (as Jay Jennings)
Pamela Kahn .... foley artist
Rick Kline .... sound re-recording mixer
Howard London .... adr mixer
Peter V. Meiselmann .... sound mixer: second unit
Michael Miller .... adr mixer
Carla Murray .... sound effects editor (as Carla Murphy)
Phillip W. Palmer .... production sound mixer
Charleen Richards .... adr mixer
Kyle Rochlin .... foley mixer
Kira Roessler .... dialogue editor (as Kira)
Andy Rovins .... boom operator: second unit
David A. Smith .... boom operator (as David Allen Smith)
Greg Steele .... adr mixer
Steven Ticknor .... sound designer
Steven Ticknor .... sound re-recording mixer
Steven Ticknor .... sound supervisor
Robert Ulrich .... adr supervisor
Ron Vignone .... assistant sound editor
Troy Wilcox .... cable man: second unit
 
Special Effects by
Larz Anderson .... special effects coordinator
Chad Baalbergen .... special effects
Gary D. Bierend .... special effects
Mike Edmonson .... on-set special effects coordinator
Jeff Miller .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Eric Algren .... Flame artist
Baptiste Andrieux .... visual effects producer
Tim Bird .... Inferno artist
Laurent Brett .... digital compositor
Laurent Brett .... title designer
Matthew W. Brucell .... computer effects
Amanda Burton .... digital artist
A.J. Calomay .... assistant digital effects artist
Thierry Canon .... creative director: title design
Jean-Marc Demmer .... lead Inferno artist
Del DePierro .... visual effects match mover
Feliciano di Giorgio .... visual effects supervisor: Creo Collective (as Feli di Giorgio)
Sebastien Haure .... senior modeler
Erin Hicke .... visual effects coordinator
Wensen Ho .... digital compositor
Michael Johnson .... digital effects artist
Kurt Lawson .... digital artist
Andy Lesniak .... computer graphics supervisor
Yann Mallard .... digital effects artist
Ariel Oclarino .... senior systems administrator
Jay Robinson .... visual effects artist
Steven Schmidt .... visual effects coordinator (as Steve Schmidt)
Brad Sutton .... digital restoration
Wilson Tang .... digital restoration
Cecile Tecson .... digital artist
Mike Tosti .... production technology
Richard Wardlow .... visual effects artist: Creo Collective
 
Stunts
Joey Box .... stunts
Ben Bray .... stunts
Logan Brown .... stunts
Bobby Burns .... stunts
William H. Burton Jr. .... stunt coordinator (as Billy Burton)
William H. Burton Jr. .... stunts (as William H. Burton)
Heather Burton .... stunts
Jack Carpenter .... stunts
Mark Chadwick .... stunts (as Mark 'Lucky' Chadwick)
Danny Downey .... stunts
Dane Farwell .... stunts
Conrade Gamble .... stunts (as Conrad Gamble II)
Dale Gibson .... stunts
Kanin Howell .... stunts
Clint Kale Jones .... stunts
Al Leong .... stunts
Jack Lucarelli .... stunts
Cliff McLaughlin .... stunts
John Meier .... stunts (as John C. Meier)
Austin Priester .... stunts
Larry Rippenkroeger .... stunts
Mike Stone .... stunts (as Michael Stone)
Sven-Ole Thorsen .... stunts
James Ashley .... additional stunt double: Bruce Willis (uncredited)
Danny Downey .... stunt double (uncredited)
Cory Fleming .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Ed McDermott II .... precision car driver (uncredited)
Mark Riccardi .... stunt double (uncredited)
Larry Rippenkroeger .... stunt double: Bruce Willis (uncredited)
Gunter Simon .... additional stunt double: Mr. Willis (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Pete Asidilla .... grip
Don Bixby .... gaffer: second unit
John S. Campbell .... night light operator
Jack Chouchanian .... key grip
Joe Chouchanian .... grip
James F. Cornick .... rigging gaffer
Steven Cueva .... second assistant camera
David Deever .... video engineer
Antony Diamond .... second assistant camera
Michael Frediani .... camera operator: second unit
Clement Gharini .... camera operator: flying camera
Mark Gilmer .... camera loader
Lamarr Gray .... rigging best boy electric
Steele Hunter .... key rigging grip
Jay M. Huntoon .... digital video assist operator: second unit
Jacques Jouffret .... Steadicam operator
Jacques Jouffret .... camera operator: "b" camera
Joe Kelly .... best boy rigging grip
Stuart Kirschner .... second unit: best boy
Tommy Klines .... assistant camera
Robert LaBonge .... director of photography: second unit (as Robert La Bonge)
Christopher J. Lama .... dimmer technician
Christopher J. Lama .... rigging electrician
Joe Macaluso .... best boy grip
Frank Masi .... still photographer
Scott Medcalf .... electrician
Scott Medcalf .... lighting technician
Matthew Moriarty .... assistant camera
Matthew Morrissey .... video playback supervisor
Jacqueline J. Nivens .... second assistant camera: second unit
Patrick B. O'Brien .... camera operator
Phil Pastuhov .... aerial director of photography
Paul V. Perkins .... key grip
Michael Shanman .... lighting board operator
Don Steinberg .... first assistant camera
J. Wesley Tillman .... electrician
Michael T. Travers .... grip
Zoran Veselic .... first assistant camera
Michael Wahl .... dolly grip: "b" camera
Jerald L. Wilson .... rigging electrician
Jozo Zovko .... camera production assistant (as Joe Zovko)
Darren Michaels .... still photographer: second unit (uncredited)
David Schmalz .... second video assist operator (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Amanda S. Burns .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Roberta Bilé .... costumer
Faye Sevilla .... key costumer
Lori Stilson .... costumer: Mr. Willis
 
Editorial Department
Ron Barr .... digital intermediate editor
Jill Bogdanowicz .... digital intermediate colorist
Dave Lee .... colorist: dailies
Asim Matin .... associate editor
Julia Nessling-Douglas .... digital intermediate producer
Mark Sahagun .... digital intermediate assistant
Stephen R. Sheridan .... color timer
Mark Vandermeulen .... apprentice editor
 
Music Department
Cyrille Aufort .... additional orchestrator
Alexandre Desplat .... conductor
Alexandre Desplat .... orchestrator
Antonia Desplat .... singer
Richard Glasser .... music supervisor
Gerard McCann .... scoring music editor
Stephen McLaughlin .... score engineer
Stéphane Reichart .... music recordist
Guy-Paul Romby .... music preparation
Jim Schultz .... music editor
Norbert Vergonjeanne .... music preparation
Shiro Gutzie .... soundtrack producer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Bart Allsup .... co-transportation captain
Linda Cipperley .... transportation
Shawn Coulter .... driver
Manny Demello .... transportation captain
J. Armin Garza II .... driver: camera car
Hugh Kelly .... driver
Michael A. Moreno .... driver
Jimmie K. Turner .... transportation
Chris Walden .... driver
 
Other crew
Crisoforo Aguilar .... key set production assistant
Asia Argento .... acting coach
Bruce Benson .... pilot
Mauro Blanco .... dubbing artist
Danny Bress .... production assistant
Laurent Brett .... title designer: main titles
Stephen Bridgewater .... drama coach
Damon E. Burke .... production assistant
Kevin A. Canamar .... construction medic
Dominique Carrara .... special visual consultant
Elsie Choi .... assistant: Mr. Rifkin
Jennifer Clark .... second assistant accountant
Conor Copeland .... assistant: Mr. Gordon
Tom Dames .... assistant accountant
Jason Douglas .... production assistant
Virginie Drouot .... assistant: Mr. Siri
Erin Eggers .... production executive
Vincent Joseph Flaherty .... armorer: second unit
Cliff Fleming .... aerial coordinator
Cory Fleming .... pilot (as Corey Fleming)
Stacy Foot .... assistant production coordinator
Lisa Gabriel .... stand-in
Kelli Gillam .... post-production accountant
Eric Glasser .... set production assistant
Asher Glynn .... stand-in: Jonathan Tucker (as Damien Alexander)
Suraj Gohill .... production lender: Comerica Bank
Rick Gold .... assistant: Neil Sacker
Katherine Gourley .... accounting clerk
Andrea Hanson .... assistant: Mr. Yari
Michael J. Harker .... completion bond company representative
David Henri .... computer/video playback coordinator
Matthew Hirsch .... production coordinator
Craig Hosking .... pilot
Mira Husseini .... film publicist
Jason Inman .... set medic
Judith Jennings .... studio teacher
Kristopher Kyer .... acting coach
Stevie Lazo .... production accountant
Lindsey Liberatore .... assistant: Mr. Gordon
Michael J. Linowes .... legal counsel
James Linville .... first assistant accountant
Jonas C. Matz .... production medic
Jonas C. Matz .... set medic
Eddie Michaels .... unit publicist
Ryan Miningham .... production assistant
Matthew Morrissey .... playback supervisor
Jillian Neal .... assistant: Mr. D. Willis
Stevie Nelson .... key assistant location manager
Mark Palmer .... craft service
Michael Papac .... armorer
Michael M. Piehler .... production secretary
Sarah Platt .... assistant: Mr. Koch
R. Scott Poole .... location manager
Rick Poyner .... key assistant location manager
Liz Probst .... lead payroll accountant
Errol Reichow .... location scout
Stephen Richards .... production assistant
Robert Rizzolo .... production assistant
Todd Shotz .... assistant: Mr. Wally
Rick Shuster .... pilot
Robert Sica .... assistant armorer
Mollie Stallman .... key production assistant: second unit
Janna Stern .... script supervisor
Oliver Streuli .... production assistant
Shelly Strong .... production executive
Daniel Stutz .... business and legal affairs executive
J. Wesley Tillman .... fixtures technician
Melissa Verdugo .... stand-in
R. Dawn Vigil .... production assistant
Ian Watermeier .... staff coordinator
Louise Weber .... assistant: Mr. Willis
Peter Weireter .... police technical advisor
Deborah Wettstein .... finance executive
Chris Winn .... craft service
Jeff Winn .... craft service
Catherine Zappa .... assistant: Daniel Stutz and Meredith Grindlinger
Kim Thio .... location medic (uncredited)
Harro von Have .... legal advisor: financing (uncredited)
 

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Rated R for strong graphic violence, language and some drug use
Runtime:
113 min
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Trivia:
Bruce Willis's daughter in the movie, Amanda, was played by his daughter Rumer Willis. Rumer wanted the part, but Willis made her audition like everyone else and she got the part.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When the inside of the house is on fire, there is no smoke.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Joe Mack:I need to talk to that motherfucker! You hear me? I want to talk to that fucker right now! I want that motherfucker!
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Soundtrack:
Outta HereSee more »

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68 out of 101 people found the following review useful.
An unexpected delight., 9 March 2005
Author: chez_dre from new york, new york

I went to see this movie last night for the only reason, it was a free premiere ticket, and I had not much else to do. I was therefore pleasantly surprised by the movie. Artistically and dialogue wise this movie is lacking, except for the first scene, but this is to be expected from a Bruce Willis film. As a an action/thriller the movie hits the mark. It is noir, gritty, violent, and similar to the director's, Florent Siri, style used for his 2002 film, "The Nest". Several very cool shots by the cinematographer, tie this movie together. This is a great movie to go watch on a Saturday night with friends. You will be thoroughly entertained by Willis, who is best suited for this type of role.

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