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A group of strangers form a unique relationship with each other after surviving a random shooting at a Los Angeles diner. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Kate Beckinsale ... Carla Davenport

Forest Whitaker ... Charlie Archenault

Guy Pearce ... Dr. Bruce Laraby

Dakota Fanning ... Anne Hagen

Jeanne Tripplehorn ... Doris Hagen

Embeth Davidtz ... Joan Laraby

Troy Garity ... Ron Abler

Josh Hutcherson ... Jimmy Jaspersen

Jackie Earle Haley ... Bob Jaspersen

Robin Weigert ... Lydia Jasperson

Jennifer Hudson ... Kathy Hammet

Tim Guinee ... Aaron Hagen
Marty Maguire ... Gunman

Hayley McFarland ... Lori Carline

James Le Gros ... Dr. Dan Howland (as James LeGros)

Randall Park ... Resident

Kent Shocknek ... Hospital Reporter
Lu Parker ... Hospital Reporter #2

Jaimz Woolvett ... Swedish Cook

James Babson ... Bike Shop Owner

Kathleen Wilhoite ... Jenn

Julio Oscar Mechoso ... Detective Cavalis

Jacquie Barnbrook ... Lori's Mom

Walton Goggins ... Zack
Patricia Place ... Neighbor #1

Biff Yeager ... Neighbor #2

Al Ruscio ... Angelo

Kevin Cooney ... Travis Carlson

Jamie McShane ... Stickman

Cohl Kenneth Klop ... Prayer Group Kid (as Cohl Klop)

Soren Fulton ... Howard

Brooke Mackenzie ... Traci
Jack Axelrod ... Sam

Marshall Allman ... Bellhop / Clerk
Michael Drummond ... Prayer Group Kid #2

Tarina Pouncy ... ICU Nurse

Beth Grant ... Carla's Mom

Kevin Durand ... Bagman #1

Lara Phillips ... Woman

Gina Gallego ... Middle Aged Waitress

Allan Havey ... Boxman

Gregory Scott Cummins ... Aging Barfly

Ankur Bhatt ... Cubicle Neighbor

Debrah Neal ... Country Western Singer

Elaine Loh ... Spinner

Gwen Holloway ... Social Worker

Jeff Rector ... Cop

Damon Herriman ... TV Minister

Ted Garcia ... Funeral Reporter

Lisa Guerrero ... School Reporter
Alex Quinn ... Bartender

Andrew Fiscella ... Numbers Man
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Elizabeth Chamberlain ... School Girl (uncredited)
Joe Dustin ... Frisbee Pro (uncredited)

Mela Lee ... Internal Medicine Receptionist (voice) (uncredited)

Xu Razer ... Bodyguard (uncredited)
Santos Reyes ... Eddie (uncredited)
Whittni Wright ... Hannah (uncredited)

Directed by
Rowan Woods 
Writing credits
Roy Freirich (written by)

Produced by
Gilbert Alloul .... executive producer
Devesh Chetty .... executive producer
Naomi Despres .... executive producer
John Flock .... executive producer
Roy Freirich .... co-producer
Robyn Gardiner .... executive producer
John J. Kelly .... co-producer
Robert Salerno .... producer
Lewin Webb .... executive producer
Original Music by
Marcelo Zarvos 
Cinematography by
Eric Alan Edwards 
Film Editing by
Meg Reticker 
Casting by
Nicole Abellera 
Jeanne McCarthy 
Production Design by
Max Biscoe 
Set Decoration by
Maria Nay 
Costume Design by
Mary Claire Hannan 
Makeup Department
Roxy D'Alonzo .... makeup artist
Tia Dantzler .... makeup artist: Ms. Hudson
Julie Kristy .... makeup artist
Bryn E. Leetch .... hair stylist (as Bryn Leetch)
Susan Jennifer Lipson .... hair creator: Kate Beckinsale (as Susan Lipson)
Susan Jennifer Lipson .... hair designer: Kate Beckinsale (as Susan Lipson)
Tasheara Smith .... hair stylist: Ms. Hudson
Mike Smithson .... makeup department head
Vasilios Tanis .... makeup artist: Ms. Beckinsale
Joy Zapata .... hair department head
Production Management
Craig Ayers .... production supervisor
John J. Kelly .... unit production manager
Tim Pedegana .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Brinton Bryan .... second second assistant director
Katie Carroll .... second assistant director
Donald Murphy .... first assistant director
Art Department
Anthony Aguilar .... propmaker
Todd Daniels .... assistant property master
Roger Dertinger .... property master
Eduardo H. Esparza .... construction coordinator
Joseph Fedo .... set decoration buyer
Michael Goto .... medical props
Leighanne Haddock .... buyer
Sherman Kew .... art department coordinator
Darren Patnode .... on-set dresser
Joel Prihoda .... leadman
Miles S. Richman .... sign writer
Jason A. Thomas .... set dresser
Sound Department
Matthew C. Beville .... adr mixer
Kyle Billingsley .... foley mixer
Steve Blazewick .... boom operator
Barney Cabral .... supervising sound editor
Roberto Cappannelli .... sound re-recording mixer
Chris David .... sound re-recording mixer
Rickley W. Dumm .... supervising sound editor
Richard Dwan Jr. .... supervising dialogue editor
Gregg Frazier .... second boom operator
Shawn Holden .... production sound mixer
Jon Klein .... boom operator
Jay Petach .... adr recordist: Cincinnati
Perry Robertson .... sound editor
Gabriel J. Serrano .... sound recordist
Eric Thompson .... adr mixer
Richard Van Dyke .... production sound mixer
Kevin Zimmerman .... first assistant sound editor
Visual Effects by
Mai Suzuki .... digital restoration artist
Jeff Danoff .... stunt rigger
Toby Holguin .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Ryan L. Brown .... second assistant camera
Jon Callesen .... best boy electric
Ted Caloroso .... camera operator: "a" camera
Ryan Copeland .... set lighting technician
Dan Coplan .... camera operator
Rob Givens .... second assistant camera
Brady Gurley .... lighting technician
Josh Ingalls .... grip
Morgan Jenkins .... second assistant camera
Nicholas Klein .... best boy grip
Keith Morgan .... chief lighting technician
Louis Normandin .... film loader
Lisa Origlieri .... second assistant camera
Dan Preiser .... grip
Gene Abel Soto .... dolly grip (as Abel Soto)
Mariana Sánchez de Antuñano .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Daniel Tkaczyk .... additional lighting technician
Bela Trutz .... camera operator
Chuck Zlotnick .... still photographer
Casting Department
Joanne Bloom .... casting associate
Joe Cappelletti .... adr voice casting
Leslie Woo .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jacqueline Aronson .... costume supervisor
Kathryn L. Bucher .... costume production assistant
Teri Farris .... wardrobe assistant: Morongo Casino
Amy Haffner .... set costumer
April Krueger .... set costumer
Sierra Robinson .... costume production assistant
Kanani Wolf .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Siggy Ferstl .... digital intermediate colorist
Todd Kolker .... post-production coordinator
Mato .... color timer
Ken O'Keefe .... first assistant editor
Leroy Wolf .... color timer
Music Department
Matt Aberle .... music supervisor
Christine Bergren .... music legal and clearance
Johnny Caruso .... music editor
Daniel Coe .... score preparation
Chris Fogel .... music mixer
Chris Fogel .... music recordist
James Fogel .... assistant score engineer
Marcelo Zarvos .... musician: piano, harmonium
Daniel Coe .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Bob Cope .... driver
William Cope .... driver
Cody Lies .... driver
Jason Messersmith .... driver
Richard Norton .... driver
Harry Zabounian .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Daniele Belardelli .... assistant: Mr Salerno
Donna Bizzaro .... production assistant
Jason Block .... post-production accountant
Oren Bonen .... assistant: Mr. Woods
Maxine Brooks .... studio teacher
Alexandre Chen .... key assistant location manager
Melissa Costello .... assistant: Mr. Salerno
David Dilley .... production assistant
Claude Forest .... insurance broker
Michael Frayeh .... production accountant
Michael Goto .... medical technical advisor
Amanda Harrington .... assistant location manager
John Jabaley .... location manager
Valerie Johnson .... key set production assistant
Heather Longerbeam .... production secretary
Peter Lowe .... chef
Lyn Matsuda Norton .... script supervisor (as Lyn Norton)
Alex McCullough .... production assistant
Meredith Meade .... production coordinator
Ray Melendez .... set production assistant
Jonas Neal .... misc crew
Adam Patterson .... production assistant
Jordan Romano .... production assistant
Nick Rufca .... assistant production coordinator (as Nicholas Rufca)
Jamie Santos .... production assistant
Melissa Shafeeq .... assistant to producer (as Melissa Castello)
Andy Sowerwine .... set production assistant
Matt Tulve .... set production assistant
Irwin M. Rappaport .... production attorney (uncredited)
Michael Goto .... special thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Winged Creatures" - USA (original title)
"Breaking Point" - Japan (English title) (DVD title)
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Rated R for violent content, sexuality and language
USA:100 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Director Rowan Woods was rumored to have said that Dakota Fanning was difficult to work with and to have claimed he ended up cutting many of her scenes. The director released a statement denying these rumors.See more »
Anne Hagen:God knows they were brave, Jimmy. Dad smiled down at me like he didn't have a care in the world. God wants you to be brave. You can be too. God can help you see into the hearts of everyone who fell, like I do. His witness, which you are too.
Jimmy Jaspersen:[pointing the gun at her] So witness, but tell what you really saw! Tell it!
Doris Hagen:[timidly approaching] Jimmy, this is dangerous. Whatever you two think you have to hide, it's not worse than...
Jimmy Jaspersen:Tell it.
Doris Hagen:Annie.
Anne Hagen:[takes a shaky breath, beginning to cry] I saw Dad. And he smiled down and he told me not to be scared. He was so brave. And then... I was holding his hand, and he was holding mine... and then his Coke spilled.
Jimmy Jaspersen:No!
Anne Hagen:[seemingly composing herself] Then there were more shots, and the alarm went off.
Jimmy Jaspersen:No, remember it!
[starts to cry]
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Grounded, 19 February 2010
Author: momsroo from United States

"Winged Creatures" wants very much to make A Statement about modern life: the interconnectedness of human beings, the devastation wrought by random shootings that have become an unfortunate cliché in American communities, and the shock waves that erupt from the epicenter of these violent acts. Fragmentation can be an effective storytelling device for this kind of drama, and "Winged Creatures" has some impressive predecessors. Despite the movie's imitative efforts, however, "Crash" it ain't.

"Creatures" follows the aftermath of an act of anonymous violence in an anonymous diner full of anonymous people in an anonymous working class neighborhood. Writer Roy Freirich and director Rowan Woods want to draw us in with Everyness of their characters: Clara, a young, single-mom waitress (Kate Beckinsdale); Charlie, a middle-aged man (Forest Whitaker) with more serious matters on his mind than trying to get Clara to do her job; Anne and Jimmy, two young friends (Dakota Fanning, Josh Hutcherson) who cower under a table when the shooting starts; Dr. Laraby, an emergency room physician (Guy Pearce) who decides to find out what it really means to play God.

All of this is familiar territory. Handled well, films of this nature engage us with recurring "A- ha!" moments and sparks of true insight into the human condition. Unfortunately, "Winged Creatures" never quite reaches those heights. The back stories are unimaginative and sometimes contradictory. Motivation for Pearce's doctor is hinted at, but never concretized, making his personal about-face downright baffling. Instead of graceful complexity, "Winged Creatures" settles for clunky symbolism that has all the depth of a coat of paint and the subtlety of a jackhammer.

I wanted—and tried—to like this movie. I enjoy films that ask me to follow a cat's-cradle maze of intertwining stories. I think that pop culture is uniquely qualified to help us forget about the banality of evil and reignite our tendency to care when bad things happen to good people. And the "Winged Creatures" cast, including Jeanne Tripplehorn, Embeth Davidtz, Jennifer Hudson, and Jackie Earle Haley in supporting roles, is talented and deserves material that showcases its diverse strengths. Despite my best efforts, however, I simply couldn't overlook the weaknesses in the script and direction. Ultimately, "Winged Creatures" never gets off the ground.

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