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Writer (WGA):
Richard Kelly (written by)
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Release Date:
7 December 2007 (Ireland) See more »
Tagline:
Have A Nice Apocalypse See more »
Plot:
During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
big, messy, but enjoyable See more (239 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Carlos Amezcua ... Himself

Curtis Armstrong ... Dr. Soberin Exx
Robert Benz ... Tab Taverner

Todd Berger ... Bing Zinneman

Joe Campana ... Brandt Huntington

Chris Andrew Ciulla ... UPU 4 Officer 3 (as Chris Ciulla)

Rebekah Del Rio ... Vanessa Vera Cruz
Aaron Dillar ... Jimmy Hermosa

Nora Dunn ... Cyndi Pinziki
Shari Dunn ... USI Dent Reporter
Michele Durrett ... Starla Von Luft
Jon Falcone ... Soldier Falcon
Leila Feinstein ... Herself
Jaret Gardiner ... Shane Laverne

Janeane Garofalo ... General Teena MacArthur

Sarah Michelle Gellar ... Krysta Kapowski / Krysta Now

Beth Grant ... Dr. Inga Von Westphalen / Marion Card

Wood Harris ... Dion Element

Shannon Lee Holmes ... Todd Zinneman

Katherine Kendall ... Megazeppelin Waitress
Jinah Kim ... Dr. Linda Lao

Dwayne Johnson ... Boxer Santaros / Jericho Cane

Christopher Lambert ... Walter Mung

John Larroquette ... Vaughn Smallhouse

Bai Ling ... Serpentine

Jon Lovitz ... Bart Bookman
Gianna Luchini ... Deena Storm

Abbey McBride ... Sheena Gee

Mandy Moore ... Madeline Frost Santaros
Mike Nielsen ... Kenny Chan

Holmes Osborne ... Senator Bobby Frost

Cheri Oteri ... Zora Charmichaels

Amy Poehler ... Veronica Mung / Dream

Lou Taylor Pucci ... Martin Kefauver

Miranda Richardson ... Nana Mae Frost

Jill Ritchie ... Shoshana Kapowski / Shoshana Cox
Kevin Robertson ... Seamus Storm

Zelda Rubinstein ... Dr. Katarina Kuntzler

Will Sasso ... Fortunio Balducci

Seann William Scott ... Roland Taverner / Ronald Taverner

Wallace Shawn ... Baron Von Westphalen

Sab Shimono ... Hideo Takehashi

Kevin Smith ... Simon Theory

Philip Sternberg ... Dennis Voogler

Justin Timberlake ... Private Pilot Abilene

Lisa K. Wyatt ... Teri Riley

Sarah Christine Smith ... Dancer #1 (as Sarah C. Smith)

Nicole Sciacca ... Dancer #2
Aliane Baquerot ... Dancer #3

Becca Sweitzer ... Dancer #4
Chi Johnson ... Dancer #5 (as Chi Mustola Johnson)
Jenna Stewart ... Dancer #6

Rachael Markarian ... Dancer #7

Marcy McCusker ... Dancer #8
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dave Carlin ... News Reporter (uncredited)
Katarina Hyde ... Isabella / Interpreter (uncredited)

Sharon Jordan ... Secretary (uncredited)

Sean LoGrasso ... US Ident Worker (uncredited)
Paulah May ... Hysterical Passenger (uncredited)

Matt McColm ... Bar Bouncer (uncredited)
John T. O'Brien ... Swat Team Officer (uncredited)
Philip Roosevelt ... Homeless Terrorist (uncredited)

Eli Roth ... Man who gets shot on Toilet (uncredited)

Gary Sievers ... Homeless Terrorist (uncredited)

Directed by
Richard Kelly 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Richard Kelly (written by)

Produced by
Edward H. Hamm Jr. .... executive producer
Oliver Hengst .... executive producer
Bo Hyde .... producer
Katarina Hyde .... executive producer (as Katarina K. Hyde)
Bill Johnson .... executive producer
Kevin Loughery .... executive producer
Sean McKittrick .... producer
Judd Payne .... executive producer
Kendall Rhodes .... producer (as Kendall Morgan)
Matthew Rhodes .... producer
Wolfgang Schamburg .... associate producer
Ernst-August Schnieder .... associate producer (as Dr. Ernst Augustus Schneider)
Jim Seibel .... executive producer
Dara Weintraub .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Moby 
 
Cinematography by
Steven Poster (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Sam Bauer 
 
Casting by
Venus Kanani 
Mary Vernieu 
 
Production Design by
Alec Hammond  (as Alexander Hammond)
 
Set Decoration by
Tracey A. Doyle 
 
Costume Design by
April Ferry 
 
Makeup Department
Christian Beckman .... special makeup effects artist
Laura Connolly .... key hair stylist
David DeLeon .... key makeup artist (as David De Leon)
Anna Fleiner .... makeup artist
Kelly Golden .... sculptor
Louis Lazzara .... makeup department head
Ermahn Ospina .... makeup artist: Ms. Gellar
Rachel Solow .... hair stylist: Mr. Johnson
Karl Wesson .... third assistant hair stylist
Joy Zapata .... hair department head
Laverne Caracuzzi .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Veronica Lorenz .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Danielle Noe .... special makeup effects artist: Quantum Creation FX (uncredited)
Justin Raleigh .... special makeup effects shop supervisor: Quantum Creation FX (uncredited)
Rick Stratton .... tattoo artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Tim Pedegana .... post-production supervisor
Lowell Rottenberg .... post-production manager
Christa Vausbinder .... production supervisor
Dara Weintraub .... unit production manager (as Dara L. Weintraub)
Bill Wohlken .... post-production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Steven Buhai .... key second assistant director: second unit (as Steve Buhai)
Mark Carter .... second assistant director
Mark S. Constance .... second second assistant director (as Mark Constance)
Mark Cotone .... first assistant director
David Dwiggins .... first assistant director: second unit
Michael D. Gillis .... second second assistant director (as Michael Gillis)
Bob Kay .... second assistant director: second unit
Tim Trella .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Richard Bain .... carpenter
Mark Blumenthal .... painter
Ron Cobb .... conceptual artist
Larry Corralez .... on-set painter
Guillaume DeLouche .... property master
Drew Devine .... labor foreman
Jorge Dorado .... laborer
William Dorsey Jr. .... painter
Scott Dougan .... art department production assistant
Priscilla Elliott .... assistant art director
Heather Elwell .... art department coordinator
Zachary Fannin .... graphic designer
Joseph Gray .... construction foreman
Steve Hamner .... digital artist
Mike Hinkle .... laborer
Jay Kelly .... additional graphics and artwork
Lane Kelly .... official website artwork
Mark Kelly .... assistant props
Mark R. LaPresle .... construction coordinator (as Mark LaPresle)
Bruce L. Luizzi .... set dresser (as Bruce Luizzi)
Victor James Martinez .... set designer (as Victor Martinez)
James P. Meehan .... assistant to property master (as James Meehn)
Brad Menth .... carpenter
Martin L. Mercer .... storyboard artist (as Martin Mercer)
Mike Miller .... carpenter
Martin Milligan .... on-set dresser
Luigi Mugavero .... leadman (as Luigi S. Mugavero)
Paul Mugavero .... set dresser
Phil Orefice .... paint foreman (as Phil Orefice II)
Sam Page .... set designer (as Samuel Page)
Eric Rood .... set dresser
Paul Schrauwers .... carpenter
Angela Simpson .... construction office assistant
Mike Slattery .... location foreman
Benton E. Tedlie .... set dresser (as Benton Tedlie)
Foster Vick .... set dresser
Brett Weldele .... artist: graphic novel illustrations
Robert M. Bouffard .... propmaker (uncredited)
Caroline Perzan .... set decoration buyer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Julie Altus .... adr recordist
Chris David .... re-recording mixer
Robert Deschaine .... adr mixer
Peter J. Devlin .... production sound recordist
Matthew T. Duncan .... sound mixing recordist (as Mat Duncan)
Brian Dunlop .... assistant sound editor
Christopher Eakins .... sound editor (as Chris Eakins)
David Esparza .... sound designer
David Esparza .... supervising sound editor
Susan Fitz-Simon .... foley artist
George Flores .... boom operator
Marshall Garlington .... re-recording mixer
Ryan Heiferman .... adr mixer
Keith Hodne .... adr mixer
Robert Jackson .... supervising adr editor (as Robert C. Jackson)
Robert Jackson .... supervising dialogue editor (as Robert C. Jackson)
Darrin Mann .... foley mixer
Michael A. Morongell .... sound mix engineer (as Michael Morongell)
Chris Navarro .... adr recordist
Paul Ordonez .... sound mixing recordist
Michael Piotrowski .... boom operator
Stuart Provine .... sound effects editor
Loui Ramon .... adr assistant
Monique Reymond .... foley artist
Steve Schatz .... sound editor
Martin Schloemer .... sound mixing recordist
Pomann Sound .... adr recordist
Dean St. John .... adr mixer
Eliott Taylor .... adr recordist
Eric Thompson .... adr mixer
Tami Treadwell .... adr recordist
Lisa Varetakis .... foley editor
Mandell Winter .... foley editor
 
Special Effects by
Yves De Bono .... special effects coordinator
Scott Dwyer .... special effects technician
Ken Gorrell .... special effects foreman
Matt Kutcher .... special effects supervisor
Andrew J. Loprino .... special effects technician
P. David Miller .... special effects crew (as Paul D. Miller)
Jennifer M. Sheppard .... special effects technician (as Jennifer Shepard)
Ozzy Alvarez .... lab technician: Quantum Creation FX (uncredited)
Frank Ceglia .... key pyrotechnician (uncredited)
Kenneth Van Order .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Mandy Arnold .... digital restoration artist
Adam Avitabile .... digital compositor
Lloyd Lee Barnett .... compositor: LOOK! Effects
Patrick J. Barry .... visual effects editor
Gerard Bauer .... compositor
Travis Baumann .... compositing supervisor: Gradient Effects
Travis Baumann .... visual effects compositor: DigitalFilm Tree
Travis Baumann .... visual effects designer: DigitalFilm Tree
Travis Baumann .... visual effects supervisor: DigitalFilm Tree
Chris Bayol .... visual effects designer: "Doomsday Scenario Interface"
Joe Brandibas .... digital artist: Gradient Effects (as Joseph Emil Brandibas Jr.)
Kevin R. Browne .... digital artist: LOOK Effects (as Kevin Browne)
Merlin Carroll .... compositor: LOOK! Effects
Shane Cook .... compositor: Gradient Effects
Peter 'Beak' Cvijanovic .... compositor: Gradient Effects
Enid Dalkoff .... Flame artist: DigitalFilm Tree
Lakan De Leon .... visual effects editor: DigitalFilm Tree
John De Sort .... I/O technician: DigitalFilm Tree
Mark S. Driscoll .... visual effects executive producer: LOOK! Effects (as Mark Driscoll)
Jenny Foster .... visual effects producer: LOOK! Effects (as Jennifer Foster)
Bill Heiden .... digital systems administrator: LOOK! Effects
Michelle Herrin .... digital editor: LOOK! Effects
Jay Mark Johnson .... visual effects photographer: 360 degree plate (as Jay Johnson)
Sazeer Kader .... CG artist: DigitalFilm Tree
Tim Kadowaki .... digital artist: LOOK! Effects
Ramy Katrib .... visual effects executive producer: DigitalFilm Tree
Danny S. Kim .... visual effects supervisor
Didier Levy .... digital artist: Gradient Effects
Donna Madrigal .... rotoscope artist: DigitalFilm Tree
Edvin Megrabyan .... I/O supervisor: DigitalFilm Tree (as Edvin Mehrabyan)
Sean Mills .... digital artist: LOOK! Effects
Michael Oliver .... digital systems administrator: LOOK! Effects
Ron Ostir .... compositor: LOOK! Effects
Raphael Protti .... digital artist: Gradient Effects
Raphael Protti .... digital artist: LOOK! Effects
Steve Robinson .... rotoscope artist: DigitalFilm Tree
Matt Rosenfeld .... digital artist: LOOK! Effects
Dan Schmit .... fog elements: Engine Room
Tefft Smith .... CG supervisor: LOOK! Effects (as Tefft Smith II)
Tefft Smith .... digital artist: Gradient Effects (as Tefft Smith II)
Clay Sparks .... digital editor: LOOK! Effects
Shane Strickman .... motion graphics designer: Gradient Effects (as Shane Paugh)
Mai Suzuki .... digital restoration artist
Olcun Tan .... visual effects supervisor: Gradient Effects
Thomas Tannenberger .... visual effects supervisor
Sherman Toy .... visual effects supervisor: Gradient Effects
Justine Whitehead .... rotoscope artist: DigitalFilm Tree
Patrick Woodard .... I/O technician: DigitalFilm Tree
Jennifer Yu .... digital artist: LOOK! Effects
Bruce Mann .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Eric Moren .... laser effects (uncredited)
Rob Ostir .... digital effects artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Kenny Alexander .... stunt player
Hank Amos .... stunt player
Daniel Arrias .... stunt player
Brian Avery .... stunt player
Wendi Bromley .... stunt player (as Wendy Bromley)
David Castillo .... stunt player (as Dave Castillo)
Maria Coloroso .... stunt player
Norm Compton .... stunt player
Edward Conna .... stunt player (as Ed Conna)
Tim Connolly .... stunt player
Esteban Cueto .... stunt player (as Estiban Cueto)
Doc Duhame .... stunt player
Dan Duncan .... stunt player
Tom Elliott .... stunt player
Debbie Evans .... stunt player (as Debbie Evans-Leavitt)
Darin Fujimori .... stunt player
Michael Gilden .... stunt player
Al Goto .... stunt player
James M. Halty .... stunt player (as Jim Halty)
Joe Don Harris .... stunt performer
Anita Hart .... stunt player
Alisa Hensley .... stunt player (as Alisa Hensley and as Alisa Lane)
Mike Justus .... stunt player
Dennis Keiffer .... stunt player
Luke LaFontaine .... stunt player
Paul M. Lane .... stunt player
Shawn Patrick Lane .... stunt player (as Shawn Lane)
Lane Leavitt .... stunt player
Dan McCann .... stunt player
Matt McColm .... stunt player
Peter McKernan .... stunt player
Stan McQuay .... stunt player
John Meier .... stunt player
Angela Meryl .... stunt player
Jesse Jam Miranda .... stunts
Dakota Mitchell .... stunt player
Chris Palermo .... stunt player
Rex Reddick .... stunt player
Suzanne Reed .... stunt player
Tanoai Reed .... co-stunt coordinator
Robbie Robertson .... stunt player
Shawn Robinson .... stunt player (as Shawn Robynson)
Troy Robinson .... stunt player
Mic Rodgers .... stunt player
Michael Runyard .... stunt player
James Ryan .... stunt player (as Jamie Ryan)
Richard C. Taylor .... stunt player (as Rich Taylor)
Tim Trella .... stunt coordinator
Christopher J. Tuck .... stunt player (as Chris Tuck)
Peter Weireter .... stunt player (as Peter Weireater)
Thom Williams .... stunt player
Stuart F. Wilson .... stunt player (as Stuart Wilson)
Scott Workman .... stunt player
Danny Wynands .... stunt player
Boni Yanagisawa .... stunt player
Darin Fujimori .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Anita Hart .... stunt double: Sarah Michelle Gellar (uncredited)
Paul M. Lane .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Joanna Shelmidine .... stunt double: Cheri O'teri (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Craig Aines .... key grip: second unit (as Craig D. Aines)
William Ambrose .... key rigging grip (as William G. Ambrose)
Ismael Araujo Jr. .... company grip
Chris Bennett .... electrician
Greg Brooks .... dolly grip: "a" camera
Jim Butler .... rigging grip
J.A. Byerly .... rigging gaffer
Sal Camacho .... first assistant camera: second unit
Roger Chingirian .... electrician: second unit
Tim Clarke .... film loader: second unit
Cheli Clayton .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as Cheli Clayton Samaras)
Vidal Cohen .... key grip
Michael Cruickshank .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Joe di Gennaro .... camera operator: second unit
Michael Evans .... best boy electric: second unit
Alan Gitlin .... additional first assistant camera
Tony Greasley .... grip diver
Eli Green .... camera intern
Bill Greenberg .... rigging electrician
Edward A. Gutentag .... camera operator: second unit (as Ed Guttentag)
Stan Harrison .... video assist operator
Coleman L. Hart .... best boy grip (as Coleman Hart)
Billy Heath .... best boy grip: second unit (as Bill Heath)
Beck Hoehn .... second assistant camera: second unit
Annika Iltis .... camera loader
Dan Jones .... electrician
Michelle LeDoux .... electrician
Jay Levy .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
John Lynch .... rigging best boy
Vincent Mata .... camera operator: second unit
Jody Miller .... Steadicam operator
Jody Miller .... camera operator: "b" camera
Ty Mitchell .... second assistant camera: second unit
Jeffrey Norvet .... additional camera operator
Michael Off .... gaffer: second unit
Keith Ogier .... first assistant camera: second unit
Travis Panarisi .... lighting technician
William Pierson .... dolly grip: "b" camera
Joseph Prado .... company grip
Dale Robinette .... still photographer
Lee Rose .... lighting designer
Michael A. Savage .... company grip (as Michael Savage)
Michael Scott .... camera operator
Josh Seifert .... rigging grip
Stuart Shiff .... grip diver
Ryan Shopay .... rigging electrician
Cameron Smith .... best boy electric
Gary Soloko .... rigging electrician
Jamie Stephens .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
David Stump .... director of photography: second unit (as Dave Stump)
Steve Tacon .... digital imaging technician: second unit
Tony Tucker .... electrician (as Anthony Tucker)
Lieven Van Hulle .... video assist operator: second unit
Pete Villani .... electrician (as Peter Villani)
Peter Weiland .... lighting technician
Earl C. Williman .... rigging best boy electric
Elan Yaari .... gaffer
Jozo Zovko .... second assistant camera: second unit (as Joe Zovko)
Kristina M. Schulte-Eversum .... camera intern (uncredited)
Sandra Valde-Hansen .... camera intern (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Chris Bayol .... animator: "Doomsday Scenario Interface"
Ryan Scott Wick .... animator: "This is the Way The World Ends" (as Ryan Wick)
 
Casting Department
J.C. Cantu .... casting assistant
Bill Dance .... extras casting: Bill Dance Casting
Barbara Harris .... voice casting
Terrence Harris .... extras casting associate (as Terrance Harris)
Jesse Jam Miranda .... casting
Shalimar Reodica .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alexis Fallah Abram .... costumer
Robin Borman-Wizan .... costumer (as Robin Rorman-Wizan)
David Ferry .... costumer
Nisa Kellner .... key set costumer
Donna Marcione Pollack .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Travis Avitabile .... digital laboratory project manager: LaserPacific
Patrick J. Barry .... first assistant editor
Craig Bilsky .... digital laboratory project manager: LaserPacific
Jeff Charles .... digital data conformist: LaserPacific
David Cole .... digital color timer: LaserPacific (as Dave Cole)
Craig DeMartini .... digital film scanner: LaserPacific
Kyle DeVriendt .... digital film recordist: LaserPacific
Valance Eisleben .... digital data conformist: LaserPacific
Tom Garelick .... digital film scanner: LaserPacific
Ryan Helsley .... digital intermediate producer
Doug Jaqua .... color scientist: LaserPacific
Jim Passon .... color timer
Darrin Roberts .... apprentice editor
David Slaughter .... digital film recordist: LaserPacific
Andre Tréjo .... digital laboratory project manager: LaserPacific
Stacy Underhill .... digital data conformist: LaserPacific
Frances P. Valliere .... post-production coordinator
David White .... digital film scanner: LaserPacific
Lina Williams .... digital intermediate editor
Daniel Yang .... digital film scanner: LaserPacific (as Dan Yang)
Donnie Creighton .... digital intermediate producer (uncredited)
Vincent Lavares .... digital data manager: LaserPacific (uncredited)
Diane Wright .... digital asset manager: LaserPacific (uncredited)
 
Location Management
Kandice Billingsley .... key assistant location manager
Matthew Cassel .... location manager: second unit (as Matthew R. Cassell)
Judy Heinzen Culotta .... key assistant location manager (as Judy Heinzen)
Joshua M. Dragotta .... assistant location manager
Ralph B. Meyer .... key location manager (as Ralph Meyer)
Lynn M. van Kuilenburg .... key assistant location manager: second unit
 
Music Department
Gerard Bauer .... music consultant
Roger Love .... vocal coach: Ms. Gellar
Manish Raval .... music editor
Manish Raval .... music supervisor
David Raymond .... music playback
Tom Wolfe .... music supervisor
David Esparza .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Jose Aleman .... driver (as Jose Pedro Aleman)
Ray Appel .... driver: production van (as Raymond L. Appel)
Fernando Barraza .... rigging electric driver
Vaughn Bladen .... driver (as Vaughn R. Bladen)
Shawndra Blyle .... driver
Steve Bridgeman .... driver: construction department
Denny Caira .... transportation coordinator
Karen K. Chang .... transportation dispatcher (as Karen Chang)
Dennis Clark .... fuel truck driver (as Dennis R. Clark)
Kaiser Clark .... driver: Ms. Gellar
Wallace Frick .... transportation captain (as Wally Frick)
Richard Garcia .... driver: set dressing department
Roger Good .... driver: set dressing department
Tony Greasley .... driver: rigging grip
Mike Gregorio .... driver
Christian Hagele .... driver: production van
Sam Hara .... driver: honeywagon
David Holden .... driver: set dressing department
Daniel E. Howell .... driver: construction department
Loretta Huggett .... driver
Jim Koenekamp .... driver: picture car
Steve Luce .... driver (as Stephen Luce)
Larry Michael .... driver: production van (as J. Larry Michael)
Shaun O'Banion .... driver: Mr. Johnson
Russel Overstreet .... transportation co-captain (as Russell Overstreet)
Hector Ramirez .... driver: mechanic
Jose M. Sanchez .... driver
Daryl Scott .... driver
Mike Shannon .... transportation coordinator: second unit
Stuart Shiff .... driver: rigging grip
Steve Sorkin .... driver
Dennis M. Steere .... driver
Tad Venger .... rigging electric driver
Victor Ybiernas .... driver
J. Armin Garza II .... driver: camera car (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Noor Ahmed .... contract administrator
Carrie Arnold .... assistant production coordinator
Michael Asiman .... production secretary
Sage Asteak .... production assistant
Clark Baker .... production assistant
Wayne Baker .... tyler technician: second unit
Joshua Bell .... accounting clerk
Elizabeth Benjamin-Rae .... stand-in
Maxine Bergen .... script supervisor
Richard Bornstein .... electronic press kit
Ray Braemer .... security coordinator
Danny Bress .... assistant: Mr. Scott
Jason C. Brown .... production assistant
Jennifer Bydwell .... product placement
Kelly Carlton .... title designer: main titles
James Churchill .... production staff: Abilene, Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory
Kaiser Clark .... assistant to cast
Travis Cohen .... stand-in
Chandra Cohn .... monkey wrangler
Charlie Collier .... set production assistant
Victoria Coloruno-Caretto .... additional set production assistant (as Victoria Coloruno)
Michael Comfort .... electronic press kit
Jeff Culotta .... assistant: Mr. Kelly
Ron Davis .... payroll accountant
Scott Delony .... production staff: Abilene, Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory
Guillaume DeLouche .... weapons master
Jim Dominello .... assistant: Mr. Rhodes and Mr. Payne
Lynda Dorf .... unit publicist: BWR Public Relations
Jace Dwinell .... computer graphic artist
Zachary Elms .... production staff: Abilene, Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory
Richie Elson .... production assistant
Fernando Espinosa .... caterer
Antonio Evans .... set medic
Glenn D. Feig .... legal services: Reder & Feig
Jenny Fitzgibbons .... production accountant
Dwarven Forge .... provider: miniature terrain
Elise Freimuth .... assistant: Ms. Morgan and Mr. Hyde
Justin Giugno .... production assistant
Karen Golden .... script supervisor: second unit
Angela Goodwin .... assistant: Ms. Weintraub (as Angela Goodwin Minuty)
James L. Gowdy .... first assistant accountant (as Jim Gowdy)
Casey Green .... video/computer playback coordinator
Jennifer Hamilton .... assistant to choreographer
Julie Hansen .... post-production accountant: Film Auditors
Leo Hernandez .... security coordinator
Isaac Higgins .... production staff: Abilene, Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory
Karen Higgins .... production staff: Abilene, Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory
Lauren Higgins .... production staff: Abilene, Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory
Michael Higgins .... production staff: Abilene, Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory
Michael Hird .... additional medic
John Hirsch .... production staff: Abilene, Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory
Catharina Hourcade .... production coordinator: Academy
Adam Howard .... craft service
Laura Howell .... unit publicist: BWR Public Relations
Ali Jazayeri .... production financing
Shea Kammer .... second assistant accountant
Ryan King .... production staff: Abilene, Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory
Ashley Kravitz .... clearance coordinator
Shawn Kyles .... stand-in
David R. Lawson .... construction medic (as David Lawson)
Nanci Levoff .... provider: bulldog sculpture
Dominique Liegy .... designer: tarot deck
Raymond Mansfield .... dvd documentary
John Mattingly .... production assistant
Peter McKernan .... aerial coordinator
Roland Andre Miller .... additional set production assistant: Venice Beach (as R. Andre Miller)
Zamin Mirza .... production assistant
Michelle Ordener .... production staff: Abilene, Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory
Sandy Parakilas .... contract administrator
Derius K. Pierce .... personal trainer: Ms. Oteri
Marguerite Pomerhn Derricks .... choreographer (as Marguerite Derricks)
Marguerite Pomerhn Derricks .... choreographer
Katie Pruitt .... set production assistant
Michelle Rae Cannon .... military special ability
Cindi Rice .... creative consultant: Dungeons & Dragons
Benjamin Rigaud .... assistant: Mr. Johnson
Robert Rizzolo .... production assistant
Christy Robertson .... production staff: Abilene, Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory
Dee Austin Robertson .... dvd documentary
Larry Robertson .... production staff: Abilene, Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory
Katie Rogers .... production staff: Abilene, Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory
Robert Romeo .... production assistant
John Frank Rosenblum .... creative consultant: Dungeons & Dragons
Sara Scarritt .... production coordinator
Kristina M. Schulte-Eversum .... intern (as Kristina Schulte-Eversum)
Drew Smith .... caterer
Eric J. Spiegelman .... legal services: Reder & Feig
Lindsey Stancliff .... stand-in (as Lindsay Stancliff)
Chance P. Tassone .... craft service assistant
Gregg Taylor .... production staff: Abilene, Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory
Scott Taylor .... production staff: Abilene, Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory
Jana Toepfer .... assistant: Mr. Johnson and Mr. Seibel
Bryson Treviso .... production staff: Abilene, Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory
Mike Tsucalas .... production assistant
Sandra Valde-Hansen .... intern (as Sandra Valde)
Chris Velasquez .... security coordinator
Jay Veltri .... stand-in: Mr. Johnson
Derek Wade .... production assistant
Amanda Walker .... production staff: Abilene, Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory
Rick Whitfield .... video computer supervisor
Donna Bizzaro .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Michelle Andria .... very special thanks
Tommaso Fiacchino .... thanks
Mike Hoy .... special thanks
Nancy Juvonen .... thanks
Ali Larter .... thanks
Jason Lee .... thanks
Tim Blake Nelson .... thanks
Dave Rhodes .... thanks
Eli Roth .... thanks
Kevin Turen .... very special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for language, violence, sexual material and some drug content
Runtime:
145 min | France:160 min (Cannes Film Festival) | Argentina:160 min
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Trivia:
Sarah Michelle Gellar admitted in an interview that when Seann William Scott introduced Justin Timberlake to her on set, she couldn't recognize him right away because of the heavy makeup.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: When the home video at the start of the film catches a glimpse of the initial bomb blast, we see the flash and hear the boom at the same instant. Anything close enough to a nuclear blast to hear the boom at the same instant as seeing the flash would be instantly disintegrated.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Private Pilot Abilene:[narration] In the aftermath of nuclear attacks in Texas, America found itself on the brink of anarchy.
[overlapping news reports]
Private Pilot Abilene:World War III had begun.
Private Pilot Abilene:The accelerated conflict in the Middle East placed significant restrictions on American access to oil. Alternative fuel sources became a lucrative commodity. Americans were transfixed by the terrorist's threat, and were willing to prevent another attack by any means necessary...
[...]
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Soundtrack:
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158 out of 217 people found the following review useful.
big, messy, but enjoyable, 2 December 2007
Author: Mike Keating (yamawhore@gmail.com) from London, England

You can get a pretty good idea of Southland Tales from a quick description of its characters. Dwayne Johnson plays Boxer Santaros, a movie star in Richard Kelly's all-too-near dystopian future. But it's not that straightforward. Johnson plays The Rock playing Boxer Santaros, while Boxer is playing the role of a character he's researching, one Jericho Kane. Sarah Michelle Gellar plays an ageing porn-star with a business portfolio that includes energy drinks. And Sean William Scott? Well, he plays a cop's amnesiac twin brother, as part of a neo-Marxist scheme to overthrow the government. Or does he? And you thought Donnie Darko was confusing. Welcome to Southland...

The year is 2008. Justin Timberlake - did I forget to mention him? He plays a drugged-up Iraq war veteran with a huge scar on his face. Who sits in a huge chair with a huge rifle, guarding "Fluid Karma", an ultra-valuable perpetual motion wave machine that is the new form of power since oil has become rare and therefore massively expensive. Politics, anyone? Anyway, JT (who might be telepathic) narrates over an introduction comprised of graphic novel slides and MTV-meets-FOX news bulletins that guides us from our present to the "present" of Kelly's 2008 Southland. The passage of time has not been kind to the US; a nuke has gone off in Texas, and the country has become a police state. The most "recent" clip reveals that Boxer (played by Dwayne Johnson playing The Rock) has disappeared without a trace, which is where the movie begins. Or does it? By this stage, you just might have gotten the impression that Southland Tales is a bit of a mess. And you'd be right. Kelly's attempt at a politically-charged all-encompassing comment on the world that can also appeal to the youth of today does ultimately fall flat, but that's not to say it's without its merits. The satire's often sharp, and the way the movie skips from genre-to-genre (dystopian conspiracy to Scooby Doo farce to musical to action movie) works surprisingly well without jarring too much. The music, while not perfect (I'm pretty sure Black Rebel Motorcycle Club won't have the kind of comeback that allows them to host LA's 4th of July weekend party next year...) creates some of the movie's more memorable moments, such as JT's Killers dance number and the captivating three-way dance toward the end.

The deliberately exaggerated performances are, for the most part, very good, with Johnson capturing the action man (playing an action man - going through a crisis - playing an action man) role very well. The way he switches from the kind of guy who pours beer over himself as a form of refreshment to jittery neurotic mess is both funny and engaging, allowing you to see a little of the man beneath the steely facade.

Unfortunately, this is as close as you'll get to the characters. While the overplaying is amusing, it excludes you on an emotional level. Donnie Darko worked so well because it drew you in, but Southland seems to deliberately keep you at arm's length lest you miss out on some of Kelly's political messages. For all its mystery, intrigue, and action, it feels a bit soulless, and goes out with a whimper as opposed to the bang it so desires.

Southland Tales is an ambitious film, but a messy one, and while it may not work on the kind of level it's aspiring to, in a movie climate where so many films play it safe, at least Kelly tries. Very flawed, but entertaining nonetheless.

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