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Lakeview Terrace -- Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick Wilson, and Kerry Washington star in Neil LaBute's thriller, Lakeview Terrace.

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
David Loughery (screenplay) and
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Release Date:
19 September 2008 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
What could be safer than living next to a cop?
Plot:
A LAPD officer will stop at nothing to force out the interracial couple who just moved in next door. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Well paced, tense and exciting with a brilliant performance from Samuel L. Jackson See more (131 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Samuel L. Jackson ... Abel Turner

Patrick Wilson ... Chris Mattson

Kerry Washington ... Lisa Mattson

Ron Glass ... Harold Perreau

Justin Chambers ... Donnie Eaton

Jay Hernandez ... Javier Villareal

Regine Nehy ... Celia Turner

Jaishon Fisher ... Marcus Turner

Robert Pine ... Captain Wentworth

Keith Loneker ... Clarence Darlington

Caleeb Pinkett ... Damon Richards

Robert Dahey ... Jung Lee Pak

Ho-Jung ... Sang Hee Pak
Dallas Raines ... TV Weatherman

Michael Sean Tighe ... Manager

Valeri Ross ... Old Woman

Dartenea Bryant ... Woman (as Dartanea Dee Bryant)

Bitsie Tulloch ... Nadine

Dale Godboldo ... Dale

Lynn Chen ... Eden

Wiley M. Pickett ... First Officer (as Wiley Pickett)

Vincent Laresca ... Second Officer

Paul Terrell Clayton ... Officer #1 (as Terrell Clayton)

Jeff Cockey ... Officer #2

Wrenna Monet ... Stripper #1

Tabitha Taylor ... Stripper #2

Khira Thomas ... Stripper #3

Cassius Willis ... Black Cop

Vanessa Bell Calloway ... Aunt Dorrie

Cocoa Brown ... Bartender
Marc Chaiet ... Neighbor

Zorianna Kit ... TV Reporter
Hiep Thi Le ... Nurse (as Hiep Le)

Ajay Mehta ... Doctor

Billy Brown ... Patrolman

Sarah Lieving ... Emergency Technician

Eva LaRue ... Lt. Morgada (as Eva Larue)
Lonnie Moore ... Bachelor (as Lonnie B. Moore Jr.)
Jamie Vandevert ... Sheriff Deputy

Lisa Dewitt ... Cop #4 (as Lisa DeWitt)

Michael Landes ... Lt. Bronson
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rio Ahn ... Off Duty Cop (uncredited)
Cornelia Brown ... Office Employee (uncredited)

Mark Alexander Herz ... Off Duty Cop (uncredited)
Eva Loseth ... Check Out Girl (uncredited)

Gabreon Womack ... Javier Villareal's Son (uncredited)

Directed by
Neil LaBute 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
David Loughery (screenplay) and
Howard Korder (screenplay)

David Loughery (story)

Produced by
John Cameron .... executive producer
Jeffrey Graup .... executive producer (as Jeff Graup)
James Lassiter .... producer
David Loughery .... executive producer
Joe Pichirallo .... executive producer
Will Smith .... producer
Orin Woinsky .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Jeff Danna 
Mychael Danna 
 
Cinematography by
Rogier Stoffers 
 
Film Editing by
Joel Plotch 
 
Casting by
Heidi Levitt 
 
Production Design by
Bruton Jones 
 
Art Direction by
Paul Sonski 
Thomas T. Taylor  (as Tom Taylor)
 
Set Decoration by
Don Diers 
 
Costume Design by
Lynette Meyer 
 
Makeup Department
Allan A. Apone .... makeup department head (as Allan Apone)
Marc Boyle .... hair stylist
Susie DeLeon .... additional hair stylist
Barry R. Koper .... makeup artist
Rhonda O'Neal .... key hair stylist
Lygia Orta .... additional makeup artist
Robert L. Stevenson .... hair stylist: Mr. Jackson (as Robert Stevenson)
Linda Stevenson-Khan .... hair stylist
Sara Vaughn .... key makeup artist
Linda Villalobos .... hair department head
Adam Brandy .... key makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Eric Bergman .... post-production supervisor
John Cameron .... unit production manager
Karen Ruth Getchell .... production supervisor
Bill Wohlken .... production organization
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Albert Cho .... first assistant director
Peter Dress .... second assistant director
Renee Hill .... second second assistant director
Donald Murphy .... first assistant director
Marc Newland .... day player second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Will Blount .... property master
Mick Cukurs .... set designer
Jay Dupuy .... plaster department head
Meg Harker .... art department coordinator
Todd Harris .... storyboard artist
Michael A. Heath .... prop paperwork
Lyle Maves .... plasterer
Bob Renna .... set dec buyer
Jon Reynolds .... art department production assistant
Eric S. Saperstein .... paint supervisor
Andre Sowards .... props
Kenneth Turek .... leadman
 
Sound Department
Bill W. Benton .... sound re-recording mixer
Gary C. Bourgeois .... sound re-recording mixer
David A. Cohen .... supervising adr editor
Murat Elgün .... final mixer: alien languages for dvd
Ronald Eng .... supervising sound editor
Dana LeBlanc Frankley .... first assistant sound editor
Vincent Guisetti .... foley artist
Larry Hopkins .... layback sound mixer
Pamela Kahn .... foley artist
Howard London .... adr mixer
Lee Orloff .... production sound mixer
Willard Overstreet .... supervising foley editor
Fred Peck III .... sound re-recordist
Kyle Rochlin .... foley mixer
Philip A. Schwartz .... second boom operator
Philip A. Schwartz .... utility sound
Robert Troy .... dialogue editor
Steve Tushar .... sound effects editor
 
Special Effects by
John C. Hartigan .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Richard Alonso .... computer graphics
Sean Amlaner .... digital compositor: Zoic Studios
Raoul Bolognini .... visual effects producer
Erin Clark .... visual effects
Sean Coonce .... digital compositor: Zoic Studios
An H. Dang .... technical consultant
Dick Edwards .... visual effects supervisor: Invisible Effects
Rocco Passionino .... visual effects supervisor
Dawrath Phoue .... rotoscope artist: Zoic Studios
Bryan Shepperd .... digital artist
Sean Tompkins .... visual effects coordinator
Mark Fletcher .... screen graphics designer (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Ben Bray .... stunt coordinator
Dartenea Bryant .... stunt double: Kerry Washington
Richard Epper .... stunts
Toby Holguin .... stunt double: Jay Hernandez
Tony Lazzara .... stunts
Jimmy Ortega .... stunts
Peewee Piemonte .... stunts (as Richard Piemonte)
Denney Pierce .... stunts
Tanoai Reed .... stunts
Buddy Sosthand .... stunt double: Samuel L. Jackson
Frank Torres .... stunts
Thom Williams .... stunt double: Keith Loneker
Jeff Wolfe .... stunt double: Patrick Wilson
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ffilip Bolton .... lighting technician
Robert Branam .... key video assist operator
Robin Bursey .... film loader
Adam Camacho .... grip
Mark Carlile .... lighting technician
Fred Cooper .... dolly grip
Andrae Crawford .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Alan R. Disler .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Greg Etheredge .... assistant chief lighting technician (as Greg Etherridge)
David Eubank .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Kirk R. Gardner .... steadicam operator (as Kirk Gardener)
Steve Gilbert .... rigging grip (2007)
Lee Jordan .... additional second assistant camera
Matt Kubas .... rigging electrician
Rick Linkowski .... dolly grip
Christopher Prampin .... gaffer
Andre Ramirez .... grip
Brian H. Reynolds .... key grip
Patrick Rousseau .... camera operator: "b" camera
Paul Sanchez .... camera operator
Duncan M. Sobel .... chief rigging lighting technician
Tommy Tieche .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Hootly Weedn .... lighting technician
Chris Weigand .... lighting technician
Niel Williams .... grip
Chuck Zlotnick .... still photographer
Steve Zvorsky .... rigging electric (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Kyle Burch .... extras casting assistant
Lisa Essary .... casting associate
Lauren Fernandes .... casting associate
Rich King .... extras casting
Caitlin McKenna-Wilkinson .... adr voice casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anita Louise Brown .... set costumer
Amelia Buhrman .... set costumer
Carrie Dacre .... costume department assistant
Bridgitte Ferry .... set costumer
Stacy Horn .... costume supervisor
Askia Won-Ling Jacob .... costumer: Mr. Jackson (as Askia Jacob)
Kimberly Johnson .... key costumer
Lorie Shew .... additional costumer
 
Editorial Department
Annie Arnette .... editorial assistant
Keith Brachmann .... additional editor
Scott Gregory .... digital film colorist
Harry Muller .... color timer
Darin Wooldridge .... additional digital colorist: Technicolor
 
Music Department
Susie Bench .... score preparation
Brad Haehnel .... score mixer
Pilar McCurry .... music supervisor
Russ Miller .... musician (drums & percussion)
Jen Monnar .... music editor
Amritha Vaz .... music assistant (as Amritha Fernandes Bakshi)
 
Transportation Department
Roy Beville .... driver
Gregory Dultz .... driver
Edward Lassak .... transportation co-captain
Doug S. MacLean .... driver
Jeremy Morgan .... transportation captain
James Nordberg .... driver generator operator
William R. Peck .... driver
Irv Press .... generator operator/driver
Timothy P. Ryan Jr. .... driver
Sean Shepherd .... production driver
Noel Edwin Silva .... driver
Jerry Smith .... transportation coordinator
Andy Spilkoman .... driver
David Torgerson .... driver: honeywagon
Luther Trotter .... driver: Patrick Wilson
Jay Wylie .... transportation co-captain
Marcus Wynnycky .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Christian Abella .... production staff
Holly Brown .... assistant: Mr. Pichirallo
Joe Burns .... key assistant location manager
Angel Cook .... set production assistant
Paulette Dauber .... unit publicist
Beth Diamond .... assistant: Ms. Washington
Marcel Donea .... stand-in: Abel Turner
D.R. Farquharson .... project manager: Deluxe Digital Cinema
Chase Fein .... production intern
Enrique Figueroa .... office production assistant
Kevin Funston .... location manager
Matthew J. Gannon .... production assistant
Jillian Giacomini .... script supervisor
Gary Glushon .... assistant: Mr. Lassiter
Teresa Gonzalez .... office production assistant
Tim Harms .... assistant: Mr. LaBute
Steve Irwin .... computer/video playback supervisor
Valerie Johnson .... set production assistant
Jennifer Kennedy .... key assistant location manager
Mike MacCuish .... key second assistant accountant
Terrence Martin .... production coordinator
Volney McFarlin .... assistant: Mr. Jackson
George Mims .... stand-in
Daniel A. Parker .... production secretary
Paul Pawlowski .... post-production accountant
Kirsten Robinson .... additional script supervisor (as Kirsten Pope)
Chris Romberg .... production accountant
Taylor Saxon .... key medic
Stacy Solomon .... assistant production office coordinator
Linda Stanley .... studio teacher
Mike Suh .... accounting clerk
Duffy Taylor .... assistant location manager
Luther Trotter .... assistant: Patrick Wilson
Clinton Trucks .... assistant: Mr. Cameron
Ryan Whan .... first assistant accountant
Amy Denning Winfrey .... payroll accountant
Michael Zamboni .... key assistant location manager
Christina Hwang .... title producer (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Craig White .... special thanks
 

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Runtime:
110 min
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:MA | Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Québec) | Denmark:15 | Finland:K-15 | France:U | Germany:12 | Ireland:15A | Malaysia:U | Mexico:B | Netherlands:12 | New Zealand:R16 | Philippines:PG-13 (MTRCB) | Singapore:PG | Singapore:PG13 (re-rating) | South Korea:15 | UK:15 | USA:PG-13 (certificate #44057)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
One of the few PG-13 rated movies that was allowed to use the word "fuck" multiple times (twice within 20 seconds, neither in a sexual reference) and keep its PG-13 rating.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: In the film, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies' uniform patches and badges say "County Sheriff", and contain a seal resembling the State of California. In real life, the patches have a star and a bear, and the badges have a bear in the center.See more »
Quotes:
Abel Turner:I am the police! You *have* to do what I say!See more »
Movie Connections:
References The French Connection (1971)See more »
Soundtrack:
Shimmy Shimmy YaSee more »

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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Well paced, tense and exciting with a brilliant performance from Samuel L. Jackson, 12 June 2011
Author: JSwallowX1 from Ireland

"What could be safer than living next to a cop?"

Samuel L. Jackson ("Snakes on a Plane", "Pulp Fiction") stars in "Lakeview Terrace" in a role we wouldn't be quite used to seeing him in. He plays a racists and mentally and emotionally unstable police officer - Abel Turner - who will stop at nothing to drive his new neighbours away because they are an interracial couple. Turner has two teenage children who he forbids from going over and meeting the couple after an incident in the neighbours pool, and he even goes as far as to shine his security lights straight into their bedroom window, cut their air-conditioning and eventually sets about turning the couple against each other. Patrick Wilson and Kerry Washington play the Mattson's, who find themselves in the very tough and frightening situation bearing the question: who do you call when the cop next door is harassing and tormenting you?

"Lakeview Terrace" is by no means a brilliant movie and isn't something we haven't seen before. But it is very enjoyable and exciting, and it pits an intense and nerve-wrecking atmosphere throughout as we realise that Lisa and Chris are pretty much helpless against this man because not only have they not got any solid evidence against him, but the bottom line is that it's always going to be a police officer's word against their own. Lisa Washington and Patrick Wilson provide good performances as the couple, which comes across as a very realistic relationship. Samuel L. Jackson as always is brilliant, and the film moves along at a constant and decent flow and never lets up the tension until the end, which is a brilliant ending in my opinion despite what some people may say. The film just goes to remind us that just because they are in uniform doesn't mean that they can't be psychotic or dangerous...

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