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Mamma Mia! -- This is the second theatrical trailer for Mamma Mia!, directed by Phyllida Lloyd.
Mamma Mia! -- Meryl Streep shares her appreciation for the leading men in the movie.
Mamma Mia! -- A look at the making of Mamma Mia
Mamma Mia! -- Interview: Meryl Streep "On doing the film to embarrass her kids"
Mamma Mia! -- Sing along to the Mamma Mia number 'Dancing Queen'.

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Director:
Writers:
Catherine Johnson (screenplay)
Catherine Johnson (musical book)
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Release Date:
18 July 2008 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
A mother. A daughter. Three possible fathers. Take a trip down the aisle you'll never forget See more »
Plot:
The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular '70s group ABBA. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 10 wins & 18 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Amanda Seyfried ... Sophie

Stellan Skarsgård ... Bill

Pierce Brosnan ... Sam
Nancy Baldwin ... Sam's PA

Colin Firth ... Harry
Heather Emmanuel ... Harry's Housekeeper
Colin Davis ... Harry's Driver

Rachel McDowall ... Lisa
Ashley Lilley ... Ali

Meryl Streep ... Donna

Julie Walters ... Rosie

Christine Baranski ... Tanya
Ricardo Montez ... Stavros
Mia Soteriou ... Arina
Enzo Squillino Jr. ... Gregoris

Dominic Cooper ... Sky

Philip Michael ... Pepper

Chris Jarvis ... Eddie

George Georgiou ... Panos
Hemi Yeroham ... Dimitri
Maria Lopiano ... Ione

Juan Pablo Di Pace ... Petros
Norma Atallah ... Irini
Myra McFadyen ... Elena
Leonie Hill ... Ariana
Jane Foufas ... Elpida
Niall Buggy ... Father Alex
Karl Bowe ... Stag
Celestina Banjo ... Hen

Emrhys Cooper ... Stag
Maria Despina ... Hen
Gareth Davis ... Stag
Charlotte Habib ... Hen
Gareth Derrick ... Stag
Jennifer Leung ... Hen
Kage Douglas ... Stag

Lydia Scott-Lee ... Hen (as Lydia Louisa)
Phillip Dzwonkiewicz ... Stag
Kristina MacMillan ... Hen
Tommy Franzen ... Stag
Lauri Owen ... Hen
Tom Goodall ... Stag
Joanne Sandi ... Hen

Aykut Hilmi ... Stag
Christie Saunders ... Hen
Jamie Hughes-Ward ... Stag

Emma Slater ... Hen

Taylor James ... Stag

Helen Soraya ... Hen
Jack Jefferson ... Stag
Caterina Spano ... Hen
Peter Le Brun ... Stag
Michelle Theunissen ... Hen
Sebastien Torkia ... Stag
Kitty Whitelaw ... Hen

Dylan Turner ... Stag
Nikki Davis-Jones ... Hen
Ed White ... Stag
Michelle Trimboli ... Hen
Sean Williams ... Stag
Kirsty Mather ... Hen
Lee Honey-Jones ... Stag
Rebecca Lee ... Hen
Gareth Chart ... Stag

Clare Louise Connolly ... Hen
Sonny Lee Hymas ... Stag
Kirsty Swain ... Hen
Tim Stanley ... Stag
Lisa Reynolds ... Hen

Sara West ... Hen
Claire Fishenden ... Hen
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Benny Andersson ... Piano Player on Boat (uncredited)
Lori Haley Fox ... Dancer (uncredited)

Björn Ulvaeus ... Greek God (uncredited)

Directed by
Phyllida Lloyd 
 
Writing credits
Catherine Johnson (screenplay)

Catherine Johnson (musical book)

Produced by
Benny Andersson .... executive producer
Judy Craymer .... producer
Gary Goetzman .... producer
Tom Hanks .... executive producer
Mark Huffam .... executive producer
Björn Ulvaeus .... executive producer
Rita Wilson .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Benny Andersson 
Björn Ulvaeus 
 
Cinematography by
Haris Zambarloukos (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Lesley Walker 
 
Casting by
Priscilla John 
Ellen Lewis 
 
Production Design by
Maria Djurkovic 
 
Art Direction by
Dean Clegg 
Rebecca Holmes 
Nick Palmer (supervising art director)
 
Set Decoration by
Barbara Herman-Skelding 
 
Costume Design by
Ann Roth 
 
Makeup Department
Christina Baker .... makeup artist
Amy Byrne .... crowd makeup artist
Francesca Crowder .... hair stylist (as Fran Crowder)
Polly Earnshaw .... makeup artist
Tina Earnshaw .... makeup designer
Eithne Fennel .... hair stylist (as Eithné Fennel)
J. Roy Helland .... hair stylist: Meryl Streep
J. Roy Helland .... makeup artist: Meryl Streep
Belinda Hodson .... makeup artist
Joseph Koniak .... hair stylist
Jessica Needham .... hair & makeup artist: dailies
Sandra O'Brien .... hair and makeup crowd Spain
Charlotte Rogers .... crowd hair/makeup artist: daily
Alex Rouse .... wigmaker
Olivier Seyfrid .... hair stylist
Zoe Tahir .... key hair designer
Whitney Taylor .... makeup artist
L. Sher Williams .... makeup artist
Louise Coles .... makeup daily (uncredited)
Nana Fischer .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Dimitra Giatrakou .... makeup artist: Greece (uncredited)
Denise Kum .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Sophie Slotover .... makeup dailies (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Bruno Cassoni .... unit manager
Jeanette Haley .... post-production supervisor
Matt Jones .... unit manager: Greece (as Matthew Jones)
Nikos Koumandarakis .... assistant unit manager: Greece (as Nikos Koumantarakis)
Jenny Panoutsopoulos .... production manager: Greece
Lisa Rodgers .... post-production supervisor
Kathy Sykes .... unit production manager
Ahmed Abounouom .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
James Chasey .... second second assistant director
Maria Dionisiou .... third assistant director
Emmanuela Fragiadaki .... second assistant director: Greece
Richard Goodwin .... second assistant director
Christos Houliaras .... assistant director: extras, Greece
Michael Michael .... second assistant director: crowd
Christopher Newman .... first assistant director (as Chris Newman)
Carly Taverner .... third assistant director
Yann Mari Faget .... first assistant director: Morocco (uncredited)
 
Art Department
David Ball .... chargehand carpenter
John Bohan .... construction manager
Paul Bufton .... dressing props
Dean Coldham .... chargehand plasterer
Graham Cole .... supervising carpenter
Lee Cummings .... greensman
Catharina Curtis .... art department coordinator (as Kate Curtis)
Alexandros Dimitriou .... art department assistant: Greece
Paul Duff .... chargehand carpenter
Colin Ellis .... dressing prop
Gill Farr .... production buyer
Michael Finlay .... painter
Alan Grenham .... supervising painter
Catherine Haugh .... construction coordinator
Terry Heggarty .... stand-by painter
Nicholas Henderson .... junior draughtsman
Leonie Heys-Cerchio .... art department assistant (as Leonie Heys Cerchio)
Tara Ilsley .... model maker
Patricia Johnson .... senior draftsman (as Patsy Johnson)
Gerassimos Karvounis .... chargehand dressing props: Greece (as Gerasimos Karvounis)
Helen Koutas .... graphic designer
Seeta Lingam .... junior draughtsman (as Seeta Lingham)
Steve Macdonald .... chargehand stand-by props (as Stephen McDonald)
Bradley Malin .... stand-by stagehand
Thomas Martin .... assistant construction manager
Bernie Mayor .... chargehand carpenter
Richard A. McCarthy .... hod plasterer (as Richard McCarthy)
Maxie McDonald .... property master
Eamon McLoughlin .... hod carpenter
Neil Murrum .... chargehand dressing props
Giannis Mylonas .... chargehand dressing props: Greece (as Yiannis Mylonas)
John O'Brien .... supervising carpenter
Catherine Palmer .... junior draughtsman
Richard Payne .... head greensman
Sandra Phillips .... junior draughtsman
Ben Puskas .... assistant props
John Roberts .... chargehand painter
Andreas Siroyiannis .... props buyer: Greece (as Andreas Syrogiannis)
David Smith .... chargehand stagehand
Eric Strange .... props
Sarah Stuart .... stand-by art director
Steve Transfield .... supervising plasterer (as Steve Tranfield)
Maria Verdouka .... art department assistant: Greece
Tony Vice .... plasterer
Clive Ward .... hod painter
Ian Whiteford .... greensman
Paul Whitelock .... supervising painter
Derek Whorlow .... hod stagehand
Sophie Campbell .... assistant props buyer (uncredited)
Graham Caulfield .... drapesmaster (uncredited)
Roy Chapman .... dressing props (uncredited)
Stephen Conway .... stand-by prop (uncredited)
James Gambino .... typesetting (uncredited)
Bruce Gordon .... art department sculptor (uncredited)
Gavin Gordon .... carpenter (uncredited)
Aziz Hamichi .... property master (uncredited)
Rohan Harris .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Thomas Jones .... prop maker (uncredited)
Christian McDonald .... props (uncredited)
Julian Walker .... decor and lettering artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Nick Adams .... supervising sound editor
Mark Appleby .... adr mixer
Michael Barry .... sound re-recording mixer
Ricky Butt .... foley artist
Jennie Evans .... dialogue editor
Peter Gleaves .... adr mixer
Tim Hands .... supervising dialogue editor
Simon Hayes .... production sound mixer
Harry Higgins .... dubbing recordist
Eric Hirsch .... dubbing recordist
Larry Hopkins .... layback sound mixer
Robin Johnson .... boom operator
Alex Joseph .... foley editor
Mark Kenna .... sound consultant: Dolby (foreign language versions)
Mark Lafbery .... foley recordist
Laura Lovejoy .... additional dialogue editor
Conor Mackey .... assistant sound editor
Rhys Maitland-Jones .... sound mix technician
Michael Minkler .... sound re-recording mixer
Alastair Sirkett .... sound designer
Sam Southwick .... additional sound editor
Ruth Sullivan .... foley artist
Dominick Tavella .... sound re-recording mixer
Jack Whittaker .... additional sound editor
Philip Young .... adr recordist
Paul Yurt .... systems engineer
Jeremy Adamson .... location sound effects recordist (uncredited)
Simon Bysshe .... sound assistant: dailies (uncredited)
Matt Dawson .... additional adr mixer (uncredited)
Neel Dhorajiwala .... foley editor (uncredited)
Arthur Fenn .... boom operator (uncredited)
Jamie Gambell .... boom operator: splinter unit (uncredited)
Matthew Haasch .... foley editor (uncredited)
John Hayes .... sound mixer: splinter unit (uncredited)
Michael Miller .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Mark Sheffield .... sound mix technician (uncredited)
Tim Surrey .... sound assistant (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Caimin Bourne .... special effects technician
Paige Chaytor .... special effects coordinator
Chris Corbould .... special effects assistant technician
Ian Corbould .... special effects floor supervisor
Jamie Corbould .... special effects trainee
Paul Corbould .... special effects supervisor
Roger Mann .... special effects technician
Jason McCameron .... special effects workshop supervisor
Tim Mitchell .... senior special effects technician
Ty Senior .... special effects modeller
Marie Weston .... special effects coordinator
Nigel Sinclair .... special effects (uncredited)
Daniel Williams .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Gareth Wingrove .... special effects senior technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Aaron Barclay .... compositor: Framestore
Tom Baskaya .... compositor: Framestore
Zachary Bloom .... scanning and recording: Framestore
Turea Blyth .... visual effects editorial: Framestore
Clare Brody .... data operator: Framestore
Andy Burrow .... scanning and recording: Framestore
Tim Caplan .... visual effects associate producer
Miodrag Colombo .... compositor: Framestore
Tabitha Dean .... visual effects editorial: Framestore
Richard Edwards .... data operator - framestore
Jose Fernández de Castro .... compositor: Framestore
James D. Fleming .... compositor: Framestore (as James Fleming)
Shaina Holmes .... digital artist supervisor
Jeremy Hume .... visual effects editor
Jon Keene .... visual effects coordinator: Framestore
Tim Keene .... visual effects producer: Framestore
Bryan Lennon .... digital paint & roto artist: Framestore
Peter Logarusic .... digital paint & roto artist: Framestore
Jesse Morrow .... visual effects artist
Mark Nelmes .... visual effects supervisor
Gustaf Nilsson .... compositor: Framestore
Sirio Quintavalle .... compositor: Framestore
James Reed .... scanning and recording
Jimmy Saul .... scanning and recording: Framestore
Jeremy Sawyer .... compositor: Framestore
Denis Scolan .... compositor: Framestore
Kristi Valk .... digital matte painter: Framestore
Giuliano Dionisio Vigano .... compositor: Framestore (as Giuliano Vigano)
Tim Young .... compositor: Framestore
Ilona Blyth .... visual effects editor: Framestore (uncredited)
Paul Burke .... scanning and recording: Framestore (uncredited)
Samuel M. Dabbs .... end title animator (uncredited)
Alexis Haggar .... title supervisor (uncredited)
Karsten Hecker .... film mastering engineer: Framestore CFC (uncredited)
Alex Hessler .... effects technical director: Framestore (uncredited)
Lindsay M. Hoppe .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Justin Israel .... digital artist (uncredited)
Paulina Kuszta .... visual effects coordinator (uncredited)
Veronica Marcano .... scanning and recording operator: Framestore (uncredited)
Christophe Meslin .... head of systems (uncredited)
Oliver Minchin .... digital compositor: opening titles: DEAD (uncredited)
Bruce Nelson .... digital compositor: Framestore CFC (uncredited)
Lee Rankin .... scanning and recording: Framestore CFC (uncredited)
Matthew Redding .... digital compositor: opening titles: DEAD (uncredited)
Dave Robinson .... systems engineer (uncredited)
Aatesh Shah .... systems engineer: Framestore CFC (uncredited)
Stephen Willey .... senior systems engineer (uncredited)
 
Stunts
David Anders .... stunt performer
Marvin Campbell .... stunt performer (as Marvin Stewart-Campbell)
Tracey Caudle .... stunt performer (as Tracy Caudle)
Nicholas Daines .... stunt performer
Aldonio Danny Freitas .... stunt performer (as Danny Freitas)
Rick English .... stunt performer
Sarah Franzl .... stunt double: Meryl Streep
Steve Griffin .... stunt arranger
Ian Kay .... stunt performer
Christian Knight .... stunt performer
Cristian Knight .... stunt performer
Kai Martin .... stunt performer
Kim McGarrity .... stunt performer
Jamie McLeod-Ross .... stunt performer
Andy Merchant .... stunt performer
Gareth Milne .... stunt coordinator
Justin Pearson .... stunt performer
Andy Pilgrim .... stunt performer
Willie Ramsey .... stunt performer
Seon Rogers .... stunt performer (as Séon Rogers)
Roy Taylor .... stunt performer
Andy Wareham .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Marc Atherfold .... focus puller
Simon Baker .... camera operator: "b" camera
Rami Bartholdy .... camera loader
George Bird .... electrician
Ashley Bond .... focus puller
Joe Buxton .... libra technician
Peter Byrne .... focus puller
Christopher Craig .... light programmer and operator: moving lights
Hamish Doyne-Ditmas .... focus puller
Kevin Edland .... best boy
Warren Evans .... chargehand electrician
Chris Gilbertson .... dimmer board operator
Rob Gilmour .... central loader
Peter Hawkins .... head of department rigger
John Higgins .... gaffer
Alice Hobden .... camera loader
Alex Howe .... focus puller
Darren Howton .... practical electrician
Eifion Hughes .... rigging electrician
Martin Kenzie .... camera operator: "c" camera
Jody Knight .... best boy grip
Wayne Leach .... rigging gaffer
Iain Mackay .... camera loader
John Marzano .... camera operator: aerial crew
David McAnulty .... grip: "b" camera
Adrian McCarthy .... key grip
Guy McCormack .... video playback assistant
Joe McGee .... practical electrician
Liam McGill .... electrician
Peter Mountain .... still photographer
Andy Munday .... electrician
Gary Nolan .... electrician
Dennis O'Connell .... rigging electrician
Darren Piercy .... crane operator
William Poynter .... chargehand rigger
Russell Prosser .... chargehand electrical rigger
Luke Redgrave .... camera operator: "c" camera
Ron Shane .... electrician (as Ronnie Shane)
Frank Shields .... systems technician: moving lights (as Frankie Shields)
Philip Sindall .... camera operator
Martin Smith .... chargehand rigger
Martin Smith .... stand-by rigger
John Turner .... electrician
Anna Valdez-Hanks .... camera loader (as Anna Valdez Hanks)
Martin Ward .... video playback operator
Glyn Williams .... camera technician: aerial crew
Marc Woodcock .... lighting technician
Russell Diamond .... crane grip (uncredited)
Stephen Fell .... electrical rigger (uncredited)
Danny McGee .... practical electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Abigail Barbier .... adr voice casting
Will Burton .... casting assistant: ensemble casting
Stephen Crockett .... casting associate: ensemble
Louis Elman .... adr voice casting
David Grindrod .... casting: ensemble
Christos Houliaras .... extras casting: Greece
Orla Maxwell .... casting associate
Geoffrey Miclat .... casting assistant: US
James Orange .... casting associate: ensemble
Kevin Riddle .... casting assistant: UK
Elizabeth Dean .... casting manager (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lita Blechman .... costume coordinator
Charlotte Child .... wardrobe assistant
Maria Dionisiou .... set costumer
Annie Dunn .... wardrobe assistant (as Elizabeth Dunn)
Debbe DuPerrieu .... costume research
Jenny Hawkins .... dresser: Meryl Streep
Vivienne Jones .... costume buyer
Maria Kokkini .... wardrobe assistant: Greece
Linda Lashley .... seamstress (as Linda Duffield)
Katerina Lemoni-Betsani .... seamstress: Greece
Michelle Matland .... assistant costume designer
Ciara McArdle .... wardrobe assistant
Katerina Mouzoula .... costume supervisor: Greece
Jacqueline Mulligan .... costumer
Lindsay Pugh .... costume supervisor
Adam Roach .... key set wardrobe
Jessica Scott-Reed .... chief costume dyer/breakdown (as Jessica Scott-Read)
Dimitra Vamvakari .... wardrobe assistant: Greece
Justine Warhurst .... wardrobe assistant
Dominic Young .... costume cutter
David Bethell .... costume props (uncredited)
Holly Dench .... costume trainee (uncredited)
Staci Greenbaum .... costume production assistant (uncredited)
Krystal White .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Patrick Wiley .... costume shopper (uncredited)
Diana Wyand .... wardrobe assistant (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Siobhan Boyes .... post-production coordinator
Pete Conlin .... post production
Lorene Dewett .... second assistant editor
Sascha Dhillon .... first assistant editor
Jimmy Fusil .... digital intermediate producer
Jonathan Hoffman .... post production
Jesse Morrow .... smoke editor
John Persichetti .... digital colorist
Saska Simpson .... assistant editor
Gabrielle Smith .... assistant editor
Bridgette Williams .... first assistant editor
Trevor Brown .... preview digital intermediate colorist (uncredited)
Alison Carter .... assistant editor: Avid (uncredited)
Ollie Gatehouse .... editorial assistant (uncredited)
Rob Gordon .... on-line editor: preview (uncredited)
Sze-Wun Li .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Steve Maguire .... assistant editor: Avid (uncredited)
Andrew Melhuish .... conforming editor (uncredited)
Mark Neale .... assistant editor: Avid (uncredited)
Ben Renton .... assistant editor: Avid (uncredited)
Michael P. Whipple .... digital intermediate engineer (uncredited)
Lee Wimer .... color timer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
ABBA .... based on songs by
Anna Afzelius .... musician: choir
Tobias Ahlsell .... musician: choir
Anki Albertsson .... musician: choir
Anna Andersson .... musician: choir
Benny Andersson .... composer: additional score
Benny Andersson .... lyricist
Benny Andersson .... musician: piano and keyboards
Göran Arnberg .... orchestrator
Göran Arnberg .... vocal coach
Chris Barrett .... additional music recordist
Jan Bengtson .... musician: flute, piccolo, baritone saxophone
Becky Bentham .... music supervisor
Micke Blomqvist .... musician: choir (as Michael Blomqvist)
Magnus Borén .... musician: choir
Thomas Bowes .... orchestra leader
Lesley Burdett .... musician: rehearsal pianist
Robert Carlson .... musician: choir
Children from the Italia Conti School .... musicians: children's choir (as The Children of the Italia Conti School)
Rupert Christie .... additional orchestrator
Sara Dahlgren .... musician: choir
Andrew Dudman .... additional music recordist (as Andy Dudman)
Carlton Edwards .... musician: rehearsal pianist
Mats Englund .... musician: bass, Waterloo
Johanna Eriksson .... musician: choir
Per Grebacken .... musician: recorder, clarinet, saxophone (as Pär Grebacken)
Isobel Griffiths .... musicians contractor
Rutger Gunnarsson .... musician: bass & bouzouki
Görel Hanser .... music coordinator: Sweden
Robert Houston .... music editor
Calle Jakobsson .... musician: tuba
Hans Johansson .... musician: choir
Lasse Jonsson .... musician: acoustic guitars
Tony Lewis .... supervising music editor
Lotta Lilliestrom Stenberg .... assistant music coordinator
Leif Lindvall .... musician: trumpet
Per Lindvall .... musician: drums
Abbie Lister .... assistant music supervisor
Therese Lof .... musician: choir (as Thérèse Löf)
Martin Lowe .... conductor
Martin Lowe .... musical director
Martin Lowe .... vocal coach
Bernard Löhr .... music mixer
Bernard Löhr .... music recordist
Markus Lönneborg .... musician: choir
Jenny Miina .... musician: choir
Kalle Moraeus .... musician: bouzouki, guitar, violin
Perra Moraeus .... musician: alto saxophone
Torquil Munro .... vocal coach
Kathy Nelson .... executive in charge of music: Universal Pictures
Mats Nilsson .... musician: choir
Jenny O'Grady .... choir contractor: UK
Robin Olson .... musician: choir (as Robin Olsson)
Henrik Orwander .... musician: choir
Steve Price .... additional music recordist
Martin Redhe Nord .... musician: choir
Stefan Rundqvist .... musician: choir
Anna Rydgren .... musician: choir
Jesper Sjölander .... musician: choir
Cecilia Skarby .... musician: choir
Robert Skowronski .... musician: choir
Mia Soteriou .... vocal coach
Jörgen Stenberg .... musician: drums, "Waterloo"
Jörgen Stenberg .... musician: percussion
Björn Ulvaeus .... lyricist
Björn Ulvaeus .... musician: guitar, "Waterloo"
Lasse Welander .... musician: guitars and bouzouki (as Lasse Wellander)
Bruce White .... viola
Dave Foster .... music preparation (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Phil Allchin .... transportation captain (as Philip Allchin)
Brian Baverstock .... transportation coordinator: location (as Bryan Baverstock)
Nigel Birtchnell .... driver: cast
John Coleman .... driver: Meryl Streep
Rimagmos-Rigas Dionysios .... transportation assistant
Tony Jayes .... unit driver
Ian Yea .... facilities driver
Rimagmos-Rigas Dionysios .... assistant transportation manager: Greece (uncredited)
Colin Morris .... personal driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Khalid Asmour .... assistant location manager
Clint Bailey .... diver
Daren Bailey .... marine supervisor
Katrina Barton .... assistant script supervisor
Dimitris Birbilis .... location manager: Greece
Mark Birmingham .... location accountant
Roy Borrett .... stand-in (as Roy Borret)
Mr. Bovoletis .... air force officer: aerial crew
Dougal Cadiou .... assistant accountant
Bruno Cassoni .... unit manager
Morgan Cline .... assistant: Mr. Goetzman
Nicola Conlon .... assistant: Mr. Brosnan
Ian Creed .... marine co-coordinator
Matt Curtis .... title designer
Giorgos Damigos .... location assistant: Greece
Elena Dentopoulou .... assistant production coordinator: Greece
Jolene Dodson .... assistant: Mr. Brosnan
Janie Dowding .... assistant: Ms. Craymer
Mina Dreki .... assistant accountant: Greece
George Stephan Filias .... assistant location manager: Greece (as George Filias)
Claire Fishenden .... stand-in
Panagiotis Galios .... assistant location manager: Greece
Samantha Gardner .... production assistant
Ashley Grisdale .... representative: Littlestar Services
Zsuzsa Gulyas .... first assistant accountant
Jim Hajicosta .... post-production accountant
Tory Haljun .... assistant: Mr. Goetzman
Denise Hanrahan .... assistant production coordinator
Denise Hanrahan .... location coordinator: Greece
Kirstie Harding .... aerial services coordinator
Lisa Heathcote .... food stylist
Ali James .... location manager: UK
Non Jones .... assistant accountant
Sally Jones .... script supervisor
Martin Joy .... location scout
Giorgos Kalogiannis .... location assistant: Greece
Anna Karakalou .... marine safety diver
Themis Katz .... location assistant: Greece (as Themis Katsimihas)
Vlassis Kavouxis .... location assistant: Greece
Rachel King .... unit nurse
George Litinas .... production assistant: Greece (as George Lytanis)
William Loyd-Holmes .... floor runner
Iain Mackenzie .... production runner
Layla Mall .... assistant: Mark Huffam
Polly Mallinson .... executive: Playtone
Stacy Mann .... publicist
Victor Mathieu .... production assistant
Liz McGinity .... representative: Littlestar Services
Wendy Millyard .... assistant: Ms. Lloyd
Sian Milne .... stand-in
Tariq Mirza .... legal
James Napier .... marine safety
Terry Neil .... ground support: aerial crew
Babis Nikolis .... location assistant: Greece
Chris Norman .... assistant accountant
Lance Palmer .... marine safety
Ann Pattison-Bingham .... assets representative (as Ann Pattison Bingham)
Emma Pill .... supervising location manager
Nikos Pitsakis .... location assistant: Greece
Kostas Raftopoulos .... assistant location manager: Greece
Lisa Reynolds .... stand-in
James Richardson .... production accountant
Janet Rothermil .... dance coach
Georgia Sarantopoulou .... accounting clerk: Greece
Theodora Sarli .... production assistant: Greece
Rob Seager .... post-production accountant
Teresa Soneborg .... production assistant
Deryn Stafford .... production coordinator
Tim Stanley .... assistant choreographer
Jonjo Stickland .... marine safety
Michele Tandy .... financial controller
Dean Taylor .... stand-in
Claire Teare .... representative: Littlestar Services
Aurelia Thomas .... location scout
Michael Thorpe .... marine safety
Achilles Tirekedis .... helicopter pilot: aerial crew
Nichola Treherne .... associate choreographer
Anthony Van Laast .... choreographer
Graham Vick .... stand-in
Valie Vousta .... accounting clerk: Greece
Jo Wallett .... assistant production coordinator
Sara West .... stand-in
Betty Williams .... location accountant (as Betty Ann Williams)
Kori E. Wilson .... assistant: Ms. Streep (as Kori Wilson Griffin)
Katie Wolfryd .... representative: Littlestar Services
Duncan Broadfoot .... location assistant: Greece (uncredited)
Nicole Chapman .... set production assistant: dailies (uncredited)
Steve Hills .... technical consultant: sound and music (uncredited
Chloe Kletsa .... location assistant intern: Greece (uncredited)
Christian McWilliams .... location scout (uncredited)
Mark Munnelly .... auditor (uncredited)
Brieann Rich .... rescue diver (uncredited)
Michael Rich .... rescue diver (uncredited)
Nicholas Rich .... key set medic (uncredited)
Nicholas Rich .... rescue diver (uncredited)
Paul Secker .... runner: dailies (uncredited)
Andy Stephens .... aerial operations manager (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Julian Legg .... thanks (as Captain Julian Legg)
Fani Palli-Petralia .... thanks
Giorgos Papalios .... thanks (as George Papalios)
James P. Schramm .... special thanks
Aris Spiliotopoulos .... thanks
George Voulgarakis .... thanks
 

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Also Known As:
"Mamma Mia! The Movie" - UK (promotional title), USA (promotional title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for some sex-related comments
Runtime:
108 min
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Argentina:Atp | Australia:PG | Brazil:10 | Canada:PG (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Finland:K-3 | Germany:o.Al. | Hong Kong:IIA | Ireland:PG | Japan:G | Malaysia:U | Mexico:B | Netherlands:AL | New Zealand:PG | Norway:A | Peru:PT | Philippines:PG-13 (MTRCB) | Portugal:M/6 | Singapore:PG | Singapore:M18 (DVD rating) | South Africa:PG | South Korea:12 | Sweden:Btl | Switzerland:7 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud) | UK:PG | USA:PG-13 (certificate #44470)

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The "Slipping Through My Fingers" scene includes a short clip of Meryl Streep and Amanda Seyfried laughing. According to Phyllida Lloyd the crew blasted heavy metal music to get the pair to laugh so much.See more »
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Continuity: In the "Lay All Your Love On Me" scene, Sophie advances towards Sky. Strands of her hair are still in front of her shoulders, but in the next shot all of her hair is pushed back behind her shoulders.See more »
Quotes:
Rosie:[in a very Cockney accent] Excuse me, hello! This is a hen party! Women only! Thank you!
Sam Carmichael:[mocking the Cockney accent] Okaay!
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133 out of 236 people found the following review useful.
Whose idea was it to make a musical where no one can sing or dance?, 19 July 2008
Author: Roland E. Zwick (magneteach@aol.com) from United States

Armed with irresistible hooks, soaring melodies and near-celestial vocal stylings, the Swedish pop group ABBA churned out a body of insanely catchy and superbly crafted tunes - "Waterloo," "SOS," "Fernando," "Dancing Queen," "The Winner Takes it All," etc. - that made it the world's top-selling musical act of the 1970's and early 1980's. Several decades later, ABBA's music became the basis for a hit stage musical entitled "Mamma Mia!" in which a simple narrative was deftly woven around many of the quartet's songs. Now, the much-ballyhooed movie version of "Mamma Mia!," written by Catherine Johnson and directed by Phyllida Lloyd, has arrived on the scene.

The story takes place on a beautiful Greek island where the never-married Donna (Meryl Streep) single-handedly runs a modest hotel for an ever-thinning crowd of tourists. Her daughter, Sophie (the charming Amanda Seyfried), has never known who her real father is, mainly because Donna herself doesn't even know. With the help of her mother's diary from twenty years ago, Sophie narrows the candidates down to three (Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth and Stellan Skarsgard), then secretly invites them to her wedding in the hope that she will be able to figure out which of them is her real father in time to have him accompany her down the aisle.

On stage, "Mamma Mia!" succeeded primarily because it was able to keep its wafer-thin storyline modest in scale and life-sized in scope. But blown up to the magnified proportions of the big screen, the material becomes a compendium of overacting (Julie Walters being the most egregious culprit in that regard), ham-handed literalization, forced spontaneity, and production values that look both gaudy and chintzy at one and the same time. Moreover, the direction is clunky, the choreography abysmal (especially compared to what we were treated to in "Hairspray" just a year ago), the photography either over or underexposed (depending on whether the scene is set at night or during the day), and the singing not unlike what one might hear emanating from the local pub on an average karaoke-night.

In fact, there has always been an inherent problem built into "Mamma Mia!," which is that much of ABBA's charm derives from the crystalline voices of its lead singers, Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Agnetha Faltskog. Take away those harmonies and at least a certain percentage of that charm is lost. Now the movie version of "Mamma Mia!" comes along and simply compounds the problem by hiring big-name actors rather than trained singers to somehow interpret the pieces for us. Indeed, this must be the only musical in movie history made up almost entirely of people who can't sing (at least in the old days they used to dub the voices in if they had to). One has to give Streep brownie points for at least trying to belt out the tunes, but her rendition of "The Winner Takes it All," which was the rafter-rattling showstopper in the stage version, falls flat due not only to her own inadequacies as a vocalist but to the awkward staging and foolish hand gestures she uses to accompany her singing (almost as if she were trying to act out the lyrics as she's singing them). Actually, I've never understood why anyone would buy either the original cast recording or the soundtrack to "Mamma Mia!" anyway when the real thing is readily available and clearly far superior to any imitation.

All that being said, I am still inclined to at least half-heartedly recommend that people go to see this movie for a number of reasons. First, because the music itself (written by Benny Anderson and Bjorn Ulvaeus) is fun, infectious and finally irresistible, no matter how much the singers may be unintentionally stomping all over it; second, because even though their singing leaves much to be desired, Streep, Bosnan and Seyfried somehow make us care about the characters and the silly little predicament they're caught up in; and third, because there are a number of scenes that actually work quite nicely, the best being when Donna sings the sweet mother's lament "Slipping Through My Fingers" (a song clearly within Streep's limited vocal range) to her soon-to-be-wed daughter. Streep and Seyfried are both very moving and poignant not only in that particular scene but in all of the scenes in which they appear together.

For the half dozen or so audience members who aren't already familiar with the ABBA oeuvre, one can only hope that they will use "Mamma Mia!" as a springboard to sampling the real deal.

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