IMDb > Dopamine (2003)
Dopamine
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Dopamine (2003) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 38 | slideshow) Videos (see all 2)
Dopamine -- Theatrical Preview
Dopamine -- A San Franciscan computer animator (Livingston) falls in love with one his creations in the days after the dot.com boom.

Overview

User Rating:
5.9/10   1,011 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Down 38% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writers:
Timothy Breitbach (writer)
Mark Decena (writer)
Contact:
View company contact information for Dopamine on IMDbPro.
Genre:
Plot:
A San Franciscan computer programmer falls in love with one his creations in the days after the dot.com boom. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
pretty film with sweet, sweet "chemistry" See more (24 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

John Livingston ... Rand

Sabrina Lloyd ... Sarah McCaulley

Bruno Campos ... Winston

Rueben Grundy ... Johnson

Kathleen Antonia ... Tammy
Nicole Wilder ... Machiko
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ian Berzon ... Moving man
Timothy Breitbach ... Mike the bartender
Ivan Kraljevic ... Sleazy Guy
Wanda McCaddon ... Margie

Marcus J. Oliver ... Richard

William Windom ... Rand's father
Dennis Yen ... Toru

Christa Bella ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Alan Draven ... Straggler (uncredited)

Donn Andrew Simmons ... Guy on Date at Museum (uncredited)

Directed by
Mark Decena 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Timothy Breitbach  writer
Mark Decena  writer

Produced by
Brian Benson .... co-producer
Timothy Breitbach .... co-producer
Debbie Brubaker .... producer
Liz Decena .... co-producer
Tad Fettig .... producer
Christopher James Hall .... line producer
Eric Koivisto .... executive producer
Chris Miller .... post-production producer: Visionbox Media Group
Andrew Jon Thomson .... producer: behind the scenes
 
Original Music by
Eric Holland 
 
Cinematography by
Robert Humphreys 
 
Film Editing by
Jessica Congdon 
 
Casting by
Gillian O'Neill 
 
Production Design by
S. Quinn 
 
Art Direction by
Joe Schlick 
 
Set Decoration by
Lisa Clark 
 
Costume Design by
Jennifer Power 
Deirdre Scully 
 
Makeup Department
Gretchen Davis .... key makeup artist
Gretchen Davis .... makeup supervisor
Nicole Sofios .... makeup assistant
Lisa Zomer .... hair department head
Lisa Zomer .... makeup department head
 
Production Management
Christopher James Hall .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
D. Cole Berry .... second assistant director
Gino Caputi .... second assistant director
Kiran Gonsalves .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Tanem Davidson .... storyboard artist
Sean House .... specialty props
Patrick Ludden .... property master
Annie Mueller .... assistant property master
Alfred Leslie Pollard .... construction coordinator
 
Sound Department
Michael Colomby .... sound re-recording mixer
Bob Gitzen .... sound
Scott G.G. Haller .... sound editor
Eric Holland .... sound design supervisor
Etina Hom .... boom operator
Howard London .... adr mixer
Brad North .... sound effects editor
Peter Persaud .... foley recordist
 
Visual Effects by
Christopher Batty .... digital artist
David Brandt .... animator: Koy Koy
Derek Fisher .... digital artist
John Hays .... animation supervisor: Koy Koy sequences
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Rebecca Bauscher .... still photographer
Mike Booth .... additional electrician
Joe Bourguignon .... electrician
Chris Lindsay .... gaffer
Andrea Miraglia .... assistant camera
Rob Muthamia .... first assistant camera
Sean Prichard .... best boy grip
Kerry Sweeney .... best boy electric
Marc Wall .... grip
 
Casting Department
Kiki Goshay .... extras casting
Nina Henninger .... location casting
Sarah Kliban .... location casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joslyn Lawrence .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Sam Dlugach .... final colorist
Jonathan Miller .... post-production services (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Mads Heldtberg .... musician
Eric Holland .... music supervisor
Jonathan McHugh .... music supervisor
Mike Morasky .... musician: guitar
 
Transportation Department
Bundy Chanock .... transportation coordinator
Adam M. Dunne-De'Coligny .... transportation captain
Stephanie Olliffe .... driver
 
Other crew
Bundy Chanock .... set medic
Jeff Dowd .... producer's representative (as Jeff 'The Dude' Dowd)
Terry L. James .... digital film transfer
Nancy Ellen Jones .... location manager
Heather McCann .... additional production coordinator
Angela Mixan .... production coordinator
Roger Udwin .... assistant production coordinator
 
Thanks
Curtiss Clayton .... special thanks
Jennifer Sanderson .... special thanks
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

MPAA:
Rated R for language, sexuality and brief drug use
Runtime:
79 min | 85 min (Sundance Channel Library Print) (dvd release)
Country:
Language:
Color:
Sound Mix:
Certification:

Did You Know?

Quotes:
Rand:You cold?
Sarah McCaulley:No, what are you feeling? Are you all squishy inside or is this just some phermones thing that's kicking in?
Rand:Well it's obviously your pheromones...
Sarah McCaulley:My pheromones?
Rand:Yeah, your epocrine glads produce most of them. I sense them through smell. Especially when we kiss.
Sarah McCaulley:What else are you feeling?
Rand:Biologically, my ribonasal organ and my hypothalamas are kicking in the hormones right now.
Sarah McCaulley:What hormones?
Rand:Testosterone, big time.
Sarah McCaulley:Okay, shut up now.
[...]
See more »
Soundtrack:
N (Eli Janney Mix)See more »

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
pretty film with sweet, sweet "chemistry", 4 March 2003
Author: olive-oyl

Though the premise could've been enough to make Dopamine seem cold and heartless.. the "chemistry" between the romantic leads saved the day.. Sarah & Rand seemed wonderfully suited to one another. I thoroughly enjoyed this sweet film.. it was beautifully shot, the juxtaposition between the natural, human & computer worlds gave the premise a wonderful tableau to set upon.. I would've liked to have seen more of Rand's father and less of Rand's partners but otherwise, I thought this was a wonderful first from Decena and look forward to seeing what's next.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (24 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Dopamine (2003)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
Did I miss something? Rivaan74
most ridiculous film ive seen in 6+ months michael-stn77
closing music zsazsa62
Loved this Smart Script gkgk
is there away to get this on dvd kjmorthorst
Great Story Smothered by Pretentiousness neckert7
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Latter Days Lost and Delirious Electric Dreams Lovely & Amazing Rachel, Rachel
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Comedy section IMDb USA section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.