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Railroad executive Dagny Taggart and steel mogul Henry Rearden form an alliance to fight the increasingly authoritarian government of the United States. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Taylor Schilling ... Dagny Taggart

Grant Bowler ... Henry Rearden

Matthew Marsden ... James Taggart

Edi Gathegi ... Eddie Willers

Jsu Garcia ... Francisco D'Anconia

Graham Beckel ... Ellis Wyatt

Jon Polito ... Orren Boyle

Patrick Fischler ... Paul Larkin

Rebecca Wisocky ... Lillian Rearden

Michael Lerner ... Wesley Mouch

Neill Barry ... Phillip Rearden

Christina Pickles ... Mother Rearden

Paul Johansson ... John Galt

Joel McKinnon Miller ... Herbert Mowen

Steven Chester Prince ... Engineer

Armin Shimerman ... Dr. Potter

Navid Negahban ... Dr. Robert Stadler
Craig Tsuyumine ... Reporter #1

Annabelle Gurwitch ... Reporter #2

Jan Morris ... Denise Greco

Ethan Cohn ... Owen Kellogg

Christopher Mur ... Male Newscaster

Jack Milo ... Richard McNamara

Matt O'Toole ... Brenden Brady

David Goryl ... Jay Knight (as Dave Goryl)
Nikki Klecha ... Gwen Ives

Daisy McCrackin ... Clerk
David Dotty ... Mayor Bascom

Rob Brownstein ... Eugene Lawson

Sylva Kelegian ... Ivy Starnes

June Squibb ... Mrs. Hastings

Michael O'Keefe ... Hugh Akston

Mercedes Connor ... Cherryl Brooks

Josephine Rene ... Waitress

Clay Bunker ... NNT Reporter
Olivia Presley ... Waitress

January Welsh ... Reporter
Latasha Muhammad ... Reporter / Couple Extra

Frank Cassavetes ... Bum
Maia Tarin ... Joy

Geoff Pierson ... Midas Mulligan
Derric Nugent ... Fire Chief

Jeff Cockey ... Bartender

Travis Seaborn ... Bartender
Marissa Welsh ... Ballroom Dancer
Ron Provencal ... Ballroom Dancer

Christopher Karl Johnson ... Senator at press conference

Katherine M. O'Connor ... Senator at press conference

Kim Swennen ... Newscaster

Mel Fair ... Newscaster

Mandy June Turpin ... Newscaster
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Thessa Mloe ... Woman

Paul Edney ... Bicyclist (uncredited)
Sarah Batsheva Graham ... Depressed Worker (uncredited)

David Dustin Kenyon ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Sarah Leners ... Ballroom Guest (uncredited)

Tom Poole ... Lawyer (uncredited)
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Directed by
Paul Johansson 
 
Writing credits
Ayn Rand  novel and
John Aglialoro  screenplay

Brian Patrick O'Toole  screenplay

Produced by
John Aglialoro .... producer
Howard Baldwin .... executive producer
Bruce Wayne Gillies .... line producer
Harmon Kaslow .... producer
Mike Marvin .... executive producer
John Orland .... post-production producer
 
Original Music by
Elia Cmiral 
 
Cinematography by
Ross Berryman 
 
Film Editing by
Jim Flynn 
Sherril Schlesinger 
 
Casting by
Sharon Howard-Field 
Ronnie Yeskel 
 
Production Design by
John Mott 
 
Set Decoration by
Lori Mazuer 
 
Costume Design by
Jennifer L. Soulages 
 
Makeup Department
Tanya Cookingham .... additional makeup artist
Becky Cotton .... key makeup artist
Shandra Page .... key hair stylist
Sabine Roller .... makeup department head
Samantha Wade .... hair department head
 
Production Management
Bruce Wayne Gillies .... unit production manager
John Orland .... post-production producer
Kyle Sonia .... production supervisor
Steve Yandrich .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lori Ashfield .... second second assistant director: additional photography
Aaron Barsky .... first assistant director
Chris Corrado .... second assistant director
Bruce Wayne Gillies .... second unit director
Dan Katzman .... first assistant director
Joe Moore .... second assistant director: additional photography
Anderson Vilien .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
John P. Bozajian .... assistant property master
John Brunot .... property master
James J. Burke .... graphic designer: additional photography
Natalie Contreras .... assistant property master
Joe Dea .... storyboard artist
Scott DeSapio .... graphics
Jim Jones .... props
George Locke .... leadman
Erin McKenna .... scenic painter
Ian McMains .... set dresser
Drew Rebelein .... construction coordinator
 
Sound Department
David Aaron Brun .... sound effects editor
Richard Bullock Jr. .... boom operator
Ken Dufva .... foley artist
Gilda Garcia .... audio assistant
Dennis Grzesik .... additional production sound mixer
Paul Hammond .... sound re-recordist
David Holmes .... sound mixer
Zheng 'Joe' Huang .... audio assistant
Matthew Kallen .... director of sound services
Stanley Kastner .... sound re-recording mixer
Eric Raber .... adr mixer
Courtney Schade .... post-production sound coordinator
Mike Szakmeister .... dialogue editor
David F. Van Slyke .... supervising sound editor
Stacey A. Washer .... additional boom operator
 
Special Effects by
John C. Hartigan .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
William L. Arance .... digital effects artist
Jennie Bozic .... digital compositor
Josh Bryson .... digital compositor
Maxx Burman .... matte painter
Michael Cook .... visual effects artist
Eve Serena Fizzinoglia .... visual effects coordinator
Diego Galtieri .... digital compositor
Bhavana Gidwani .... visual effects producer: Labyrinth Cinematic Solutions
Martin Hilke .... compositor
Kristin Johnson .... matte painter: Stargate Studios
Daniel Kumiega .... visual effects
Christopher D. Martin .... digital compositing supervisor
Anthony Ocampo .... cg artist
Megan Omi .... digital compositor
Tony Pirzadeh .... visual effects producer
Jon Rhinehardt .... digital compositor
Jon Rosenthal .... digital effects artist
Mark Spatny .... visual effects supervisor
Brent A. Steinberg .... visual effects artist
Ryan Wieber .... digital compositor
Kaitlyn Yang .... visual effects intern
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Nick Centera .... camera intern
Brian Christie .... best boy grip
Houman Forough .... additional camera operator
Houman Forough .... camera operator
Miles Gutkin .... grip
Ryan Hartford .... camera production assistant
Kaoru Ishizuka .... additional second assistant camera: "a" camera
Kevin Ivey .... key second assistant camera
Dan Kerns .... gaffer
Lorna Leslie .... second assistant camera: additional photography
Robert McFall .... grip
Thomas McGough .... best boy electric (2010)
Brittany Meadows .... camera production assistant
Michael Mull .... grip
Brian Murray .... lighting technician
Ian Myron .... electrician
Jimmie R. Owens .... grip
Rich Pereksta .... first assistant camera
Jens Piotrowski .... "a" operator/steadicam: additional
Brennan L. Price .... lighting technician
Geoff Regan .... video playback technician
Robert Reid .... key grip
James Rydings .... additional first assistant camera: "a" camera
Todd SanSone .... digital imaging technician
Paul Saunders .... additional digital imaging technician
Philip Shanahan .... key first assistant camera
Alex J. Sherman .... second unit assistant camera
Ian Sherrington .... additional second assistant camera: "b" camera
Ian Sherrington .... second assistant camera
Von Thomas .... digital imaging technician
Stefan von Bjorn .... a camera steadicam
Howard Wexler .... director of photography: second unit
Bradley Everett Wilson .... camera supporter
Nick Zeigler .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Joe Cappelletti .... adr voice casting
Candido Cornejo Jr. .... casting assistant
Tracy Dixon .... extras casting
Caitlin Gallo .... casting assistant
Joseph Hicks .... extras casting
Sharon Howard-Field .... casting
Justin S. Lee .... casting assistant
Jan F. Morris .... casting assistant
Colby Peck .... casting assistant
Ronnie Yeskel .... casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Annalisa Adams .... costumer
Raissa Bretaña .... costume intern
Karen Hare .... additional costumer
Erich A. Muller .... set costumer
Christi Work .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Matthew Blackshear .... digital intermediate editor
Tim Brinker .... assistant editor
Michael Cioni .... digital intermediate supervisor
Richard A. Eisenstein .... post-production technician
Sybille Herwig .... post-production coordinator
Justin S. Lee .... post-production assistant
Kevin London .... digital intermediate engineer
Mark Reaser .... hd mastering
Ian Vertovec .... digital intermediate colorist
 
Music Department
Elia Cmiral .... composer: theme music
Mike Flicker .... supervising music editor
Matt Friedman .... music editor
John Samuel Hanson .... score programmer: synth and percussion
Eric Jasper .... composer assistant
Steve Kempster .... music scoring mixer
Robert Puff .... music librarian
Robert Puff .... music preparation
Steve Weisberg .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Matthew Ballard .... transportation coordinator
Shay Morgan Brook .... stakebed driver
William Clark Coit III .... driver
Louis Dargenzio .... transportation coordinator: reshoots
Guy J. Graves .... genny operator
Guy J. Graves .... transportation captain
Shawn Rader .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Nick Andrus .... production intern
Caleb Brewster .... production assistant: additional photography
Jenny Buchowicz .... production secretary
Laura Collier .... key assistant accountant
Scott DeSapio .... title designer
Timothy Durham .... production assistant
Marielle Ebersol .... production intern
Yuri Elvin .... location assistant
Mike Groner .... insurance broker
Beatriz Gómez .... production secretary
Kent Hamilton .... insurance broker
Sybille Herwig .... public relations manager
Jean Hodges .... food stylist
Michael Jay .... runner
Nathan Kimball .... production assistant
Kurt Koehler .... marketing coordinator
Justin S. Lee .... production assistant
Justin S. Lee .... production intern
Mela Lee .... adr voice replacement
Ray Leong .... production intern
Jonathan Lynch .... location manager
Steve Martin .... set medic
Matt McCombs .... international sales
Matt V. Messina .... key assistant location manager/scout
Michele Morrow .... marketing coordinator
Jimmie Myers .... assistant to director
Steve Pappin .... production assistant
Josh Pineda .... production assistant
Geoff Pitts .... stand-in
Matthew Prisk .... key assistant location manager
Madison Riley .... post production intern
Mike Rutkowski .... production assistant
Rebecca R. Ryan .... accounting assistant
Jessica Shannon .... production accountant
Jenny Siff .... script supervisor second unit
Kris Smith .... script supervisor
Brenton Stumpf .... key runner
Kyle Sucher .... key assistant location manager
Fred Tallaksen .... choreographer
L. Dillon Thomas .... production assistant
Angela Trevino .... production coordinator
Diane Ward .... production coordinator
Danny Wilson .... assistant location manager
 
Thanks
Jason Jones .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Atlas Shrugged: Part One" - USA (DVD title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for some sexuality
Runtime:
97 min
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Certification:
Canada:PG (Ontario) | Canada:G (Québec) | Finland:K-12 | USA:PG-13 (certificate #46584)

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Trivia:
According to Variety, The Godfather (1972) producer Albert S. Ruddy spent years trying to bring the novel to the big screen, attracting the interest of Clint Eastwood, Robert Redford and Faye Dunaway along the way.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Dagny gets in her car after leaving the roadside diner in Brandon, WY, the license plate is a red Colorado plate. When she arrives in Wyatt Junction, CO, the plate is a county 22 Wyoming plate. Same car, different plates.See more »
Quotes:
Henry Rearden:What are you doing with yourself these days?
Phillip Rearden:I'm working for Friends of Global Awareness.
Henry Rearden:I know them. What do you want?
Phillip Rearden:Money.
Henry Rearden:Doesn't everyone? Call my office first thing in the morning. I'll authorize a hundred grand for you.
Phillip Rearden:You really don't care about helping the underprivileged, do you?
Henry Rearden:No Phillip, I don't, but it'll make you happy.
Phillip Rearden:Oh, it's not for me Hank. It's for the benefit of the less privileged. You think I can have the money wired to my account?
Henry Rearden:A wire? Why?
Phillip Rearden:Well, the thing is, it's a Progressive group. They wouldn't appreciate your name on a check.
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83 out of 119 people found the following review useful.
Atlas Shrugged… and so did I, 1 May 2011
Author: RhyanScorpioRhys from United States

I have to admit that it's been years since I read the book (required high school reading) and while I struggled to get through it, I did appreciate the concepts of a dystopian United States, the philosophy of Objectivism and the idea that civilization and society simply cannot continue to exist where there is no creativity.

Almost none of this is covered in this first part of the trilogy. Don't get me wrong, the film covers a lot of ground, in fact it's front-loaded with heavy doses of exposition. The problem is the film is shot like a PBS made-for-TV movie (mainly a series of talking heads) and the stiff dialog is lifelessly delivered by TV actors that lack big screen presence.

Now, don't mistake me for one of those people who feel the subject matter of the book is too didactic for mass appeal, I just think this low-budget and amateur version lacks the fire and fury that Rand's novel deserves.

I'm not saying not to see it, just avoid the mistake I made. Go in with no expectations.

Hell, it might even make you want to pick up the book and give it a read.

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