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The X Files: I Want to Believe -- Now get even more thrills and chills in this special edition of The X-Files: I Want to Believe!  When a group of women are mysteriously abducted, it becomes a case right out of The X-Files.  The best team for the job is ex-agents Fox Mulder and Dr. Dana Scully, who have no desire to revisit their dark past.  Still, the truth of these horrific crimes is out there somewhere... and it will take Mulder and Scully to find it.
The X Files: I Want to Believe -- This is the second theatrical trailer for The X-Files: I Want to Believe, directed by Chris Carter.
The X Files: I Want to Believe -- FBI agents Mulder and Scully are called back to duty when a priest's visions may contain information about a kidnapped agent.
The X Files: I Want to Believe -- Interview: Chris Carter "On what the audience can expect"


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Mulder and Scully are called back to duty by the FBI when a former priest claims to be receiving psychic visions pertaining to a kidnapped agent. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

David Duchovny ... Fox Mulder

Gillian Anderson ... Dana Scully

Amanda Peet ... ASAC Dakota Whitney

Billy Connolly ... Father Joseph Crissman

Xzibit ... Agent Mosley Drummy (as Alvin 'Xzibit' Joiner)

Mitch Pileggi ... Walter Skinner

Callum Keith Rennie ... 2nd Abductor - Janke Dacyshyn

Adam Godley ... Father Ybarra

Alex Diakun ... Gaunt Man

Nicki Aycox ... 2nd Victim - Cheryl Cunningham
Fagin Woodcock ... 1st Abductor - Franz Tomczeszyn
Marco Niccoli ... Christian Fearon

Carrie Ruscheinsky ... Margaret Fearon
Spencer Maybee ... Blair Fearon

Veronika Hadrava ... Female Assistant

Denis Krasnogolov ... Male Assistant
Patrick Keating ... Slight Man
Roger Horchow ... Elderly Gent

Stephen E. Miller ... Feed Store Proprietor

Xantha Radley ... Monica Bannan

Lorena Gale ... On Screen Doctor
Donavon Stinson ... Suited Man

Dion Johnstone ... 1st Cop

Sarah-Jane Redmond ... Special Agent in Charge
Christina D'Alimonte ... Doctor's Colleague

Vanesa Tomasino ... Hallway Agent

Luvia Petersen ... O.R. Nurse

Babs Chula ... Surgeon (as Babz Chula)

Marci T. House ... Sheriff
Joseph Patrick Finn ... Whispering Priest (as J.P. Finn)
Beth Siegler ... Anesthesiologist

Stacee Copeland ... Doctor
Tom Charron ... Sheriff Horton
Brent C.S. O'Connor ... Tow Truck Driver
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Lynne Burnett ... Murder Victim (uncredited)

Chris Carter ... Man Sitting in Hospital Hallway (uncredited)

Dave Cote ... D-Man (uncredited)

Celeste Insell ... Board Room Doctor (uncredited)
Paul Mitton ... FBI Agent (uncredited)
Vanessa Morley ... Female Hallway Agent (uncredited)

Teana-Marie Smith ... Nurse (uncredited)
Michael Stevens ... Board Room Doctor (uncredited)

Directed by
Chris Carter 
Writing credits
Frank Spotnitz (written by) &
Chris Carter (written by)

Chris Carter (television series "The X-Files")

Produced by
Chris Carter .... producer
Brent O'Connor .... executive producer
Frank Spotnitz .... producer
Original Music by
Mark Snow 
Cinematography by
Bill Roe (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Richard A. Harris 
Casting by
Heike Brandstatter 
Mindy Marin 
Coreen Mayrs 
Production Design by
Mark S. Freeborn  (as Mark Freeborn)
Art Direction by
Tony Wohlgemuth  (as Anthony Wohlgemuth)
Set Decoration by
Shirley Inget 
Costume Design by
Lisa Tomczeszyn 
Makeup Department
Gitte Axen .... assistant makeup artist
Victoria Down .... hod makeup artist
Kenyan Lewis .... barber: Xzibit
Sherry Linder-Gygli .... hod hair stylist (as Sherry Gygli)
Sandy Monesmith .... assistant hair stylist
Julio Pallares .... special makeup effects production assistant: WCT Productions MCT Ltd.
Christopher Mark Pinhey .... special makeup effects: WCT Productions MCT Ltd. (as Christopher Pinhey)
Bill Terezakis .... special makeup effects designer: WCT Productions MCT Ltd. (as William Terezakis)
Maureen Terezakis .... special makeup effects supervisor: WCT Productions MCT Ltd.
Michael Nickiforek .... makeup effects fabrication (uncredited)
Production Management
Simon Abbott .... production manager
Wayne Bennett .... production manager
David McKimmie .... post-production supervisor
Ron McLeod .... production manager: second unit
Brent O'Connor .... unit production manager
Paul Rabwin .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Amanda Bartley .... second assistant director: second unit
Mat Beck .... additional second unit director
Tom Braidwood .... first assistant director: second unit
Gabriel Correa .... third assistant director: second unit
E.J. Foerster .... second unit director
Jack Hardy .... first assistant director
Dan Miller .... third assistant director
Roger Scott Russell .... second assistant director
Art Department
Aaron Alexander .... additional property person
Josephine Bleuer .... head greens person (as Josie Bleuer)
Jared Brown .... on set dresser
Chris Buffet .... graphic designer (as Chris Buffett)
Raul Casillas .... lead set dresser
Geoff Coulter .... set dresser
Michael Crozier .... paint foreman (as Michael J. Crozier)
Chris Delich .... construction first aid
Jordan Dobbie .... additional property person
Roger Dole .... assistant set decorator
Lisle Fehlauer .... second on-set dresser
Lisle Fehlauer .... set dresser
Mark Francis .... property buyer
David Hadaway .... set designer
Jeffrey Hanratty .... lead carpenter (as Jeff Hanratty)
Alan Thomas Hardy .... stand-by painter (as Al Hardy)
B.J. Harrower .... set decorating buyer
Scott Holburn .... set dresser
Leonardo Lara .... set dresser
Cheryl Marion .... assistant art director
Marta McLaughlin .... assistant property master
Wayne McLaughlin .... property master
Brad McMurray .... set decorating coordinator
Brad Mullen .... lead carpenter
Eric Partridge .... assistant property master
Mark Prior .... set dresser
Mike Rennison .... construction coordinator
Paul Rinaldi .... construction foreman
Sabine Schoppel .... art department coordinator
Jenny Seinen .... paint coordinator
Adrien Van Viersen .... concept artist
Adrien Van Viersen .... storyboard artist
Loree Cameron .... graphic designer (uncredited)
John Chaschowy .... greensman (uncredited)
Lynn Chaulk .... scenic painter (uncredited)
Janette Hyland .... plasterer (uncredited)
Mike Lilley .... graphic designer (uncredited)
Sound Department
Gordon Anderson .... sound mixer: second unit
David Betancourt .... foley mixer
Smokey Cloud .... assistant sound editor (as Matt 'Smokey' Cloud)
Scott Curtis .... foley editor
Gloria D'Alessandro .... dialogue editor (as Gloria D'Allessandro)
Geoff Ethridge .... sound effects engineer
Dawn Fintor .... foley artist
David Giammarco .... sound mixer
Tim Gomillion .... recordist
Galen Goodpaster .... assistant sound editor
David Grimaldi .... sound effects editor
Randall Guth .... first assistant sound editor
Matthew Harrison .... foley editor (as Matt Harrison)
Warren Hendriks .... sound effects editor
Mildred Iatrou .... adr editor (as Mildred Iatrou Morgan)
R.J. Kizer .... adr supervisor
Martin Lacroix .... boom person (as Marty Lacroix)
Eric A. Larsen .... assistant sound editor (as Eric Larsen)
John A. Larsen .... sound supervisor
Jon Lavender .... boom operator: second unit
David Lucarelli .... adr recordist (as Dave Lucarelli)
Helen Luttrell .... dialogue supervisor
Todd R. Mason .... sound effects recordist (as Todd Mason)
Paul Massey .... sound mixer
Chuck Michael .... sound designer
John Murray .... foley supervisor
Rob Nokes .... sound effects recordist
Erin Michael Rettig .... sound effects engineer (as Erin Rettig)
Charleen Richards .... adr mixer (as Charleen Steeves)
Dennis Rogers .... recordist
Brian Seagrave .... audio post-conform
William Stein .... sound re-recording engineer (as Bill Stein)
Alicia Stevenson .... foley artist
William Unrau .... cable person (as William A.Unrau)
Derek Vanderhorst .... sound supervisor
Rich Walters .... sound effects recordist
Michael T. Williamson .... sound mixer (as Michael Williamson)
Wendy Czajkowsky .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Evan Daum .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Peter Gleaves .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Rick Gould .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Bobby Johanson .... adr mixer (uncredited)
John Soukup .... sound transfer (uncredited)
Derek Vanderhorst .... sound designer (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Tom Blacklock .... special effects assistant (as Tom Blacklock Sr.)
Chris Davis .... special effects assistant
Jason Dolan .... special effects first assistant (as Jay Dolan)
André Dominguez .... special effects first assistant
David Gauthier .... special effects coordinator (as Dave Gauthier)
Ken Reynolds .... special effects assistant
Colin Decker .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
Attila Vaski .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
David Alexander .... cg supervisor: Entity FX
Rodrigo Armendariz .... compositor: Entity FX
Steve Au .... cg artist: Entity FX
Mat Beck .... senior visual effects supervisor
Darren Borrowman .... visual effects on-set technician: Entity FX
Bryce Brecheisen .... visual effects coordinator: Entity FX
Charles Collyer .... compositor: Entity FX (as Charles Collier)
Jon Cowley .... digital supervisor: Entity FX
Glenn Curry .... cg artist: Entity FX
Todd Daugherty .... head of technology: Entity FX
Fefo Desouza .... optical titles: Vendetta Post (as Fefo De Souza)
Jason Dunn .... compositor: Entity FX
Andrew Edwards .... compositor: Entity FX (as Andy Edwards)
Ryan Epp .... compositor: Entity FX
Thomas F. Ford IV .... visual effects producer
Mark Goldberg .... compositor: Entity FX
Don Greenberg .... compositor: Entity FX
Junji Hirano .... cg artist: Entity FX (as Jungi Hirano)
Graham Houston .... cg artist: Entity FX
Nathan Ilejay .... data i/o: Entity FX (as Nate Ilejay)
Brenda Ilic .... visual effects producer: Entity FX North
Joni Jacobson .... visual effects producer: Entity FX (as Joni Jacobsen)
Eli Jarra .... digital supervisor: Entity FX
Aaron N. Leichter .... data i/o: Entity FX (as Aaron Leichter)
Andrew Lema .... cg artist: Entity FX
Matthias Lowry .... compositor: Entity FX
Jack Noriaki Matsumoto .... cg artist: Entity FX (as Noriaki 'Jack' Matsumoto)
Steve J. McLeod .... compositor: Entity FX (as Steve McLeod)
Vinay Mehta .... compositor: Entity FX
Tena Montoya .... visual effects producer: Entity FX
Brian Moylan .... visual effects set supervisor: Entity FX
Viet Nguyen .... systems engineer: Entity FX
Eugene Paluso .... cg artist: Entity FX
Rod Park .... visual effects producer: Entity FX
Brian Petras .... compositor: Entity FX
Dan Rucinski .... production supervisor: Entity FX (as Daniel Rucinski)
Brian Sales .... compositor: Entity FX
Andrea Shear .... cg artist: Entity FX
Nate Smalley .... data i/o: Entity FX
Trent Smith .... senior visual effects producer: Entity FX
Christina Spring .... compositor: Entity FX
Mike Spring .... compositor: Entity FX
Shane Strickman .... visual effects coordinator: Entity FX (as Shane Paugh)
Marty Taylor .... compositor: Entity FX
Patrick Thompson .... compositor: Entity FX
Donald Tse .... compositor: Entity FX
Dmitry Vinnik .... cg artist: Entity FX
John C. Wash .... visual effects set supervisor: Entity FX (as John Wash)
Dave Williams .... compositor: Entity FX
Ian Wilson .... cg artist: Entity FX
Eric Almeras .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Johnathan R. Banta .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Pharoah Barrett .... 3d artist (uncredited)
Michel Barrière .... compositing supervisor: Hybride (uncredited)
Geeta Basantani .... visual effects set assistant (uncredited)
Louise Bertrand .... bidding producer: Hybride (uncredited)
Rob Blauser .... digital matte painter (uncredited)
Christopher Blazick .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Jonathan Butchard .... visual effects coordinator: Frantic Films (uncredited)
Caroline Bélisle .... administration: Hybride (uncredited)
Mélanie Cotton .... technical support: Hybride (uncredited)
Joanie Croteau .... production assistant: Hybride (uncredited)
Thierry Delattre .... visual effects supervisors: Hybride (uncredited)
Luc Desmarais .... technical support: Hybride (uncredited)
Anouk Deveault-Moreau .... visual effects coordinators: Hybride (uncredited)
Linda Drake .... visual effects editor (uncredited)
Lafleche Dumais .... computer graphics supervisors: Hybride (uncredited)
Mathieu Dupuis .... lead digital compositor: Hybride (uncredited)
Karin Eunson-Ross .... visual effects production manager: Frantic Films (uncredited)
Philip Fraschetti .... rotoscope artist: At The Post (uncredited)
Stephan Gervais .... technical support: Hybride (uncredited)
Todd Groves .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Veronique Guay .... production assistant: Hybride (uncredited)
Myléne Guérin .... visual effects coordinators: Hybride (uncredited)
Jeremy Hunt .... visual effects artist: Screaming Death Monkey (uncredited)
Ara Khanikian .... digital compositor: Hybride (uncredited)
Anouk L'Heureux .... visual effects coordinators: Hybride (uncredited)
Daniel Leduc .... visual effects producer: Hybride (uncredited)
Francois Leduc .... digital compositor: Hybride (uncredited)
Danny Levesque .... digital effects artist (uncredited)
Martine Losier .... visual effects coordinators: Hybride (uncredited)
Stephane Mailet .... technical support: Hybride (uncredited)
Richard Martin .... compositing supervisor: Hybride (uncredited)
Francois Metivier .... digital compositor: Hybride (uncredited)
Michel Murdock .... visual effects financial controller: Hybride (uncredited)
Nicolas-Alexandre Noel .... computer graphics supervisors: Hybride (uncredited)
Sean O'Connor .... production assistant: Hybride (uncredited)
Olivier Painchaud .... technical support: Hybride (uncredited)
Marlon Perez .... digital artist: At The Post (uncredited)
Chris E. Peterson .... digital artist: At The Post (uncredited)
Pierre Raymond .... visual effects executive producer: Hybride (uncredited)
Jeremy Renteria .... rotoscope artist (uncredited)
Sébastien Rioux .... digital compositor: Hybride (uncredited)
Lee Roderick .... visual effects (uncredited)
Emily Sage .... visual effects (uncredited)
Wayne A. Shepherd .... compositing supervisor: At The Post (uncredited)
Randal Shore .... visual effects producer: Frantic Films (uncredited)
Bobby Silman .... digital compositor: Frantic Films (uncredited)
Guillaume St-Aubin-Seers .... digital compositor: Hybride (uncredited)
Mai Suzuki .... digital restoration artist (uncredited)
Sylvie Talbot .... communications: Hybride (uncredited)
Philippe Theroux .... computer graphics supervisors: Hybride (uncredited)
Anne Tremblay .... administration: Hybride (uncredited)
Véronique Tremblay .... production assistant: Hybride (uncredited)
Maggie Whittemore .... production assistant (uncredited)
Doug Witsken .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Ken Zorniak .... visual effects (uncredited)
Charles Andre .... stunts (as Charles André)
Chris Atkinson .... stunts
James Bamford .... stunts
Guy Bews .... stunts
Kimberly Chiang .... stunts
Duane Dickinson .... stunts (as D. Dickinson)
Mike Dobbin .... stunts
Bill Edwards .... stunts
Corbin Fox .... stunts
Dean Hart .... stunts
Dave Lane .... stunts
Mike Mitchell .... stunt coordinator
Tony Morelli .... stunt coordinator
Jennifer Mylrea .... stunts
Jeff Sanca .... stunts
Todd Scott .... stunts
Melissa R. Stubbs .... stunts
Natasha Vasiluk .... stunts
Marshall Virtue .... stunts
Chris Webb .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Matt Almas .... best boy grip: second unit
Ryan Bailey .... gaffer: second unit
John S. Bartley .... director of photography: second unit
Mitch Bax .... camera trainee
Greg Beaton .... first assistant camera: "b" camera, second unit
Justin Bergler .... second assistant camera: "b" camera, second unit
Dane Bjerno .... aerial camera technician
Hans Bjerno .... aerial director of photography
Bruce Borland .... lamp operator (as Bruce N. Borland)
Jason Brown .... video playback operator (as Jason Richard Brown)
Kyle Brown .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Cory Budney .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Reid Cohoon .... company grip
George Collins .... video assist operator: second unit
Chris Cove .... librahead operator: second unit
Scott Cozens .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Bruce Crawford .... best boy grip
John Davidson .... camera operator: second unit
David J. Dawson .... key grip (as David Dawson)
Eric Dvorsky .... aerial camera technician
Dan Fraser .... lamp operator
Chris Hajek .... technocrane technician
Gareth Harrison .... lamp operator
Russell Hawkes .... dolly grip: second unit
Todd Hlagi .... company grip
Norbert Kaluza .... camera operator: second unit
John Kuchera .... company grip
Neil Lachance .... key rigging grip
Lawrence Lau .... rigging: video playback
Andrew Learmonth .... video assist operator
Robert Little .... grip: second unit
Jeremy Lundstrom .... camera trainee
Stephen Maier .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Sarah Mather .... camera loader: second unit
Taylor Matheson .... first assistant camera: "a" camera, second unit
Marty McInally .... camera operator: "a" camera (as Martin McInally)
Ed McMahon .... company grip
Craig Monroe .... dolly grip: "a" camera
Dan Morrison .... second assistant camera: "a" camera, second unit
Randal W. Morton .... librahead technician (as Randy Morton)
David Neveaux .... best boy rigging grip (as David W. Neveaux)
Wally Nygren .... company grip
Michelle Ortt .... second assistant camera: "b" camera, second unit
Sean Oxenbury .... rigging gaffer
Rob Parisien .... video assist coordinator
Diyah Pera .... still photographer
Andrew Pereszlenyi .... best boy electric
Zane Rossouw .... dolly grip: "b" camera
John Spencer-Phillips .... technocrane technician
Kevin Stachow .... generator operator: second unit
Orson Stachow .... generator operator: second unit
Scott Steyns .... video playback coordinator
Trevor Taylor .... best boy electric: second unit
Trevor Taylor .... lamp operator
David Tickell .... gaffer
Tim Vedan .... generator operator: second unit
Thomas E. Watson .... generator operator (as Tom Watson)
Tony Whiteside .... key grip: second unit
James Williams .... grip: second unit
Carrie Wilson .... film loader
Michael Wrinch .... camera operator: "b" camera
Kurt Zelmer .... best boy rigging electric
Andrew Coppin .... digital imaging technician (uncredited)
Tony Durke .... rigging electrician (uncredited)
Lee Gibeau .... camera crane technician (uncredited)
Lee Gibeau .... grip (uncredited)
Jordan Johnson .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Andrew McLeod .... rigging best boy (uncredited)
Scott Wallace .... video playback operator (uncredited)
Casting Department
Steve Alterman .... voice casting
Kara Lipson .... casting associate
Meagan Lopez .... casting associate (as Megan Lopez)
Tiffany Mak .... casting assistant: Vancouver
Lisa Ratke .... extras casting
Amy Nygaard .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Randy Stone .... original casting (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carolyn Bentley .... costume set supervisor: second unit
Lisa Bojarski .... costumer
Dawn Climie .... costume set supervisor (as Dawn Leigh Climie)
Nancy Collini .... personal costumer: Mr. Duchovny
Brodie Davison .... costumer: prep
Janice Devries .... costume supervisor
Kevin Harrison .... truck costumer
Koreen Heaver .... costumer: prep
Michelle Hunter .... costumer: prep
Jori Woodman .... assistant costume designer
Koreen Heaver .... costumer (uncredited)
Tannis Hegan .... special effects costumer (uncredited)
Heather Seshadri .... costume dyer/breakdown (uncredited)
Hollie Strobl .... costume dyer/breakdown (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative manager
Ryan Chavez .... first assistant editor
Stephanie DeNatale .... apprentice editor
Marta Evry .... additional editor
Josh Gilbert .... editorial assistant
Nicholas Hasson .... digital intermediate editor
Michael Kewley .... additional editor
Kirk Moses .... first assistant editor: Vancouver (as Kirk A. Moses)
Harry Muller .... lab color timer
Anthony R. Smith .... digital film colorist
Jaan Spirka .... colorist: dailies
Devin Sterling .... digital intermediate producer: Riot
Adam K. Tiller .... assistant editor
Jordan Fox .... digital intermediate colorist assist (uncredited)
Geofrey Hildrew .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Ryan Hogan .... additional colorist (uncredited)
Ian Sullivan .... digital intermediate accountant (uncredited)
Ian Turpen .... digital intermediate scanner (uncredited)
Music Department
Slamm Andrews .... additional music engineer
Pete Anthony .... conductor (as Peter Anthony)
Jeff Charbonneau .... music editor
Jamie Forsyth .... assistant to composer
Kevin Globerman .... digital music recordist
Richard Grant .... auricle operator
Randy Kerber .... orchestrator
Tim Lauber .... music recordist
Alan Meyerson .... music mixer
Alan Meyerson .... music recordist
Francesco Perlangeli .... stage manager
Victor Pesavento .... music preparation
Jonathan Sacks .... orchestrator
Denis St. Amand .... music engineer
Tom Steel .... stage manager
Gina Zimmitti .... orchestra contractor
Ron Aston .... musician: percussion programming (uncredited)
Evan Brau .... original song (uncredited)
Tommy Coster .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Mark Graham .... head of music preparation (uncredited)
Benoit Grey .... midi score programmer (uncredited)
Braden Kimball .... score mixing assistant (uncredited)
Aidan Lavelle .... composer: end theme music (uncredited)
Katia Lewin Jablonsky .... score mixing assistant (uncredited)
Philip Sheppard .... cello soloist (uncredited)
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation (uncredited)
Mark Snow .... conductor (uncredited)
John Ashton Thomas .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Paul Antonic .... transportation captain: second unit (as Paul F. Antonic)
Bob Dennett .... transportation coordinator: second unit
Norman Hunger .... transportation captain
Will Park .... transportation co-captain: second unit (as William Park)
James Perenseff .... transportation coordinator (as James E. Perenseff)
Gary Trowski .... transportation co-captain
Mark Dometrovich .... transportation dispatcher (uncredited)
Ian Thompson .... picture bus wrangler (uncredited)
Other crew
Annie Abbott .... voice: cast
Matt Adler .... voice: cast
Deborah D. Bose .... location manager
Suzie Bruce .... assistant accountant (as Suzanne Bruce)
Mandy Butler .... production accountant
Nicole Chartrand .... trainee location manager (as Nicole Noelle Chartrand)
Errin Clutton .... assistant: Mr. Spotnitz
Wendy Cutler .... voice: cast (as Wendy E. Cutler)
Brett Davies .... assistant production coordinator
Holly Dorff .... voice: cast
Jana Fain .... assistant: Mr. Spotnitz
Sean Finnan .... assistant location manager
John Fletcher .... post-production accountant
Shawn Flynn .... production assistant (as Shawn F. Flynn)
Katie Forss .... first assistant accountant
Rahni Gill .... craft service
Rahni Gill .... first aid
Evan Godfrey .... assistant: Mr. Carter
Elspeth Grafton .... script supervisor: second unit
Steve Gray .... helicopter pilot
Nicholas Guest .... voice: cast
Tanya Hartz .... production assistant
Bridget Hoffman .... voice: cast
Peter Huck .... production assistant (as Peter A. Huck)
Karen Huie .... voice: cast
Paul Hunt .... craft service: second unit
Paul Hunt .... first aid: second unit
Rif Hutton .... voice: cast
Paul Jasper .... animal coordinator
Keely Johnson .... payroll accountant
Steve Kiziak .... stand-in
Marcel Lalonde .... security co-captain
Marcie Larson .... assistant: Mr. O'Connor
Myles Lennig .... assistant location manager
Spencer Hon Lui .... assistant production coordinator: second unit
Tim Macarthur .... extras wrangler
Terence Mathews .... voice: cast
Tara Mcateer .... assistant craft service
Ramsey McDaniel .... title designer: main and end titles
Jennifer Metcalf .... production coordinator
Paul A. Morris .... helicopter pilot
Bob Neill .... voice: cast
Maureen O'Connor .... accounts clerk
Paul Pape .... voice: cast
Darrin Pearson .... security coordinator
Brigitte Prochaska .... unit publicist
John Rollins .... production assistant
Gabe Rotter .... assistant: Mr. Carter
Charles Saldana IV .... assistant post-production accountant (as Charles Saldana)
Sonia Scheideman .... executive assistant: Mr. Carter
Ingrid Severson .... chef: Edible Planet
Carmen Siegers .... assistant production coordinator
Alex Skrepnik .... second assistant accountant
David Small .... production assistant (as Dave Small)
Chris Smith .... production assistant
Steve Stafford .... aerial safety coordinator
Jeff Stone .... additional designer: end credit
Mark Sweatman .... production assistant
Portia Tickell .... script supervisor (as Portia Belmont)
Angelo Vacco .... voice: cast
Fiona Vroom .... stand-in
Claudette Wells .... voice: cast
Robert J. White .... medical consultant (as Dr. Robert J. White M.D. Ph.D)
Rey Astronomo .... computer/video playback operator (uncredited)
Ron Blecker .... technical advisor (uncredited)
Cole Boughton .... production assistant (uncredited)
Evan Chan .... production assistant (uncredited)
Terence Chase .... security (uncredited)
Chantal Cholette .... production assistant (uncredited)
Dove Cresswell .... animal trainer: dog (uncredited)
Lauren Henry .... animal provider (uncredited)
Lee Jeffery .... stand-in (uncredited)
Braden Jennings .... miscellaneous crew (uncredited)
Cory Johnson .... production assistant (uncredited)
Christian Laub .... production assistant (uncredited)
Gemma Levinson .... production assistant (uncredited)
Nadine Moser .... production assistant (uncredited)
Vivien Pfeffer .... production assistant (uncredited)
Brieann Rich .... craft service (uncredited)
Michael Rich .... production assistant (uncredited)
Nicholas Rich .... set medic (uncredited)
Mick Rochon .... production assistant (uncredited)
Chris Shearman .... production assistant (uncredited)
Roland Sonnenburg .... animal provider (uncredited)
Matthew Tingey .... production assistant (uncredited)
Geoff White .... production assistant (uncredited)
Seth G. Spotnitz .... the producers wish to thank for their assistance (as Dr. Seth G. Spotnitz M.D.)
Randy Stone .... in memory of
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Also Known As:
"The X-Files" - USA (promotional abbreviation)
"The X-Files Movie" - USA (promotional title)
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Rated PG-13 for violent and disturbing content and thematic material
104 min | USA:108 min (director's cut)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS (uncredited)
Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Austria:14 | Brazil:12 | Canada:14A (British Columbia) (Canadian Home Video rating) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Denmark:15 | Finland:K-15/13 | Finland:K-16/13 (2012 reform re-rating) | France:U (with warning) | Germany:16 | Hong Kong:IIB | Ireland:15A | Italy:T | Malaysia:U | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:M | Peru:14 | Philippines:PG-13 (MTRCB) | Portugal:M/16 (Qualidade) | Russia:16+ | Singapore:PG | South Korea:15 | Sweden:15 | Switzerland:14 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:14 (canton of Vaud) | UK:15 | USA:PG-13 (certificate #44443)

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Production was kept under a tight veil of secrecy in order to keep plot details from leaking to the public prior to its release. "Done One" was the working title during filming, complete with logo. The Directors Guild production list named "Rich Tracers" as the project's attached director, an anagram of Chris Carter, the actual director's name. A fake production company name, "The Crying Box Productions," was used in work orders and information sheets. Fake scripts were produced for actor auditions. On any particular day of filming, only the pages required for that day's scenes were distributed, and were then collected and shredded at the end of the day.See more »
Incorrectly regarded as goofs: When Mulder is following the pick up truck to the hide out he scrolls through his phone contacts and highlights what some viewers have claimed is the name 'Gillian', the first name of the actress who plays the character, Dana Scully. However, it actually says 'Gilligan'.See more »
Dana Scully:Listen to me! I need your help!
Agent Mosley Drummy:I'm sorry. I - I can't help you.
Dana Scully:Then let me talk to somebody there with some balls who can.
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163 out of 277 people found the following review useful.
A welcome return for Mulder and Scully, 25 July 2008
Author: ametaphysicalshark from

"It's here! It's here!" shouts Billy Connolly's mysterious, questionable, and apparently psychic Father Joe Crissman in the film's opening scene, and although he is talking about something much more grotesque than the return of "The X-Files", the words clearly echo the thoughts of every last X-Phile awaiting the return of Mulder and Scully, of "The X-Files", and, as surely everyone hoped, something to make up for the many hours wasted on the show's astonishingly mediocre final season.

If you do not enjoy "The X-Files" you will not enjoy "I Want to Believe". That is a simple fact. Although this film was marketed as a standalone feature requiring no prior understanding of the series, the final product is quite far removed from one of the more straightforward standalone episodes, and is actually more about characters and themes than the plot itself, which is not on its own very good.

What it comes down to in the end is whether or not I was satisfied when the credits started rolling and UNKLE's excellent version of Mark Snow's theme started playing. The answer is yes. "The X-Files: I Want to Believe" is not entirely satisfying as a straightforward thriller. It is not entirely satisfying as a procedural or as a medical drama. It is, however, satisfying when the disparate elements come together to form the thematic core of Chris Carter and Frank Spotnitz's solid screenplay, and although the journey to the ending is occasionally frustrating, preachy, and even downright annoying, the end result is worth it.

Nobody can rightfully accuse Carter and Spotnitz of writing a hurried screenplay. If anything, "The X-Files: I Want to Believe" is too preoccupied with including as much as possible on a thematic level. This film could have been a tight, thrilling 90-minute film if they had decided to go that way. What "The X-Files: I Want to Believe" is, is a combination of various sorts of episodes into one feature film. If you crave a straightforward, scary thriller you will inevitably be disappointed, because that simply is not what this film is about, regardless of what Carter himself might tell you. When the film comes together as a whole at the end, the X-File (or in this case, not so much) itself couldn't possibly matter less. The title, which seems frustratingly awkward on paper, is incredibly fitting once you have actually seen the film.

"The X-Files", also known as "Fight the Future", released in 1998, was a mythology-based story with plenty of action. It was "The X-Files" in blockbuster mode. Although it satisfied many fans I found it rushed, inconsequential, and severely lacking in substance. While "I Want to Believe" may feature a main plot that often feels like a sub-plot, and one that is quite far from being the most inventive or exciting Mulder and Scully have ever dealt with, it feels like a more complete film. What is lacking in thrills, scares, and action, is made up for with outstanding character moments and an effective thematic core.

Chris Carter's feature debut as director, "The X-Files: I Want to Believe" provides some solid visual moments in addition to some misguided decisions. All in all Carter keeps the film moving at the slow but involving pace of most episodes and the prelude to the film is a very well-executed scene.

The performances are uniformly outstanding except for Xzibit and Amanda Peet, who are both not given much to do. Billy Connolly's understated performance is a masterclass in acting that is quite possibly one of the best male performances of the year thus far, and Duchovny and Anderson slip back into the roles of Mulder and Scully (albeit an older, slightly different Mulder and Scully) with no problems whatsoever.

The film features several outstanding scenes, the final conversation between Mulder and Scully in the film, and Scully's late-night confrontation of Father Joe (a stunning scene, really), stand out as the finest. Carter provides the romantics much to swoon over but never allows the romantic plot to become cheesy or overpower the remainder of the film. The film is far from completely serious, as there is much humor here and a lot of treats for the fans including some very, very pleasant surprises and small references to the series (the latter taking place mostly in Mulder's office at the start of the film). Also look for a bizarre but funny gag involving J. Edgar Hoover, George W. Bush, and Mark Snow's "X-Files" theme.

"The X-Files: I Want to Believe" is an atmospheric thriller that while flawed and certainly not providing a definitive "X-Files" experience, is much better than 1998's "Fight the Future", and an enjoyable return for Mulder and Scully which encapsulates much of what made "The X-Files" so addictive- humor, drama, great characters, and an excellent musical score.


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