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Harper's Island: :  -- Clip: Jimmy welcomes Abby home
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Seasons:
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Genre:
Tagline:
13 weeks. 25 suspects. 1 killer.
Plot:
Harper's Island was once the scene of a gruesome series of murders. Now, seven years later, family and friends gather on the island for a wedding, but one by one they begin to die.
Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 19 of 33)

Elaine Cassidy ... Abby Mills (13 episodes, 2009)

Christopher Gorham ... Henry Dunn (13 episodes, 2009)

Matt Barr ... Christopher 'Sully' Sullivan (13 episodes, 2009)

Gina Holden ... Shea Allen (13 episodes, 2009)

Katie Cassidy ... Trish Wellington (13 episodes, 2009)

Cassandra Sawtell ... Madison Allen (13 episodes, 2009)

Brandon Jay McLaren ... Danny Brooks (13 episodes, 2009)

C.J. Thomason ... Jimmy Mance (11 episodes, 2009)

Jim Beaver ... Sheriff Charlie Mills (11 episodes, 2009)

Adam Campbell ... Cal Vandeusen (11 episodes, 2009)

Cameron Richardson ... Chloe Carter (10 episodes, 2009)

Claudette Mink ... Katherine Wellington (9 episodes, 2009)

Amber Borycki ... Beth Barrington (9 episodes, 2009)

Dean Chekvala ... J.D. Dunn (8 episodes, 2009)

Ali Liebert ... Nikki Bolton (8 episodes, 2009)

Beverley Elliott ... Maggie Krell (8 episodes, 2009)

Chris Gauthier ... Malcolm Ross (8 episodes, 2009)

David Lewis ... Richard Allen (7 episodes, 2009)

Ben Cotton ... Shane Pierce (7 episodes, 2009)
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Series Directed by
Sanford Bookstaver (2 episodes, 2009)
Rick Bota (2 episodes, 2009)
Steve Boyum (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Writing credits
Ari Schlossberg (13 episodes, 2009)
Jeffrey Bell (3 episodes, 2009)
Tyler Bensinger (2 episodes, 2009)
Robert Levine (2 episodes, 2009)
Christine Roum (2 episodes, 2009)

Series Produced by
Jeffrey Bell .... executive producer (13 episodes, 2009)
Tyler Bensinger .... co-executive producer (13 episodes, 2009)
Jill E. Blotevogel .... producer (13 episodes, 2009)
Grace Gilroy .... producer / line producer (13 episodes, 2009)
Keira Morrisette .... co-producer (13 episodes, 2009)
Ari Schlossberg .... co-executive producer (13 episodes, 2009)
Dan Shotz .... co-executive producer (13 episodes, 2009)
Robert Sizemore .... producer (13 episodes, 2009)
Lindsay Sturman .... producer (13 episodes, 2009)
Jon Turteltaub .... executive producer (13 episodes, 2009)
Karim Zreik .... co-executive producer (13 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Original Music by
David Lawrence (13 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Cinematography by
Robert McLachlan (13 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Film Editing by
Jonathan Chibnall (5 episodes, 2009)
Monty DeGraff (4 episodes, 2009)
David Handman (4 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Casting by
Sharon Bialy (1 episode, 2009)
Corinne Clark (1 episode, 2009)
Jennifer Page (1 episode, 2009)
Sherry Thomas (1 episode, 2009)
 
Series Production Design by
Mark S. Freeborn (13 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Art Direction by
Tony Wohlgemuth (13 episodes, 2009)

Cheryl Marion (unknown episodes, 2009)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Rose Marie McSherry (13 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Costume Design by
Jenni Gullett (13 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Makeup Department
Rebecca Lee .... makeup department head / department head make-up / ... (13 episodes, 2009)
Toby Lindala .... special makeup effects artist (13 episodes, 2009)
Jill Winston .... hair department head / department head hair (13 episodes, 2009)

Julie Beaton-Pachauer .... special makeup effects artist (unknown episodes, 2009)
Sharon Markell .... hair stylist (unknown episodes, 2009)
 
Series Production Management
Yvonne Melville .... unit production manager (13 episodes, 2009)
Jennifer Davis .... post-production supervisor (10 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tim Whyte .... assistant director (8 episodes, 2009)
Kathy Houghton .... second assistant director (7 episodes, 2009)
Greg Zenon .... first assistant director (7 episodes, 2009)
Catherine Kretz .... second assistant director (6 episodes, 2009)
Nico Sachse .... first assistant director (6 episodes, 2009)

Brent Crowell .... first assistant director: second unit (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Don Anderson .... assistant property master (13 episodes, 2009)
Tony Beck .... lead dresser (13 episodes, 2009)
Graham Coutts .... property master (13 episodes, 2009)
Phil Gough .... property buyer (13 episodes, 2009)
Iesza Jessica Jordan .... tattoo design (13 episodes, 2009)
Mike Lilley .... graphic designer (13 episodes, 2009)
Lorne Poole .... set dresser (13 episodes, 2009)
Mike Rennison .... construction coordinator (13 episodes, 2009)
Judi Varga .... scenic artist (13 episodes, 2009)
Madeleine Grant .... art department coordinator (3 episodes, 2009)

David Hadaway .... assistant art director (unknown episodes, 2009)
Matthew B. Schmidt .... art department coordinator (unknown episodes, 2009)
 
Series Sound Department
Darren Brisker .... production sound mixer (13 episodes, 2009)
Kenneth R. Burton .... sound re-recording mixer / re-recording mixer (13 episodes, 2009)
Tim Chilton .... foley artist (13 episodes, 2009)
Kevin Fisher .... sound effects editor (13 episodes, 2009)
Mark Friedgen .... supervising sound editor (13 episodes, 2009)
Penny Harold .... sound effects editor (13 episodes, 2009)
Chris Higgins .... boom operator (13 episodes, 2009)
Andre Perreault .... sound re-recording mixer / re-recording mixer (13 episodes, 2009)
David Torres .... foley mixer (8 episodes, 2009)
Jeremy Balko .... adr mixer (4 episodes, 2009)
Matt Dawson .... adr mixer (2 episodes, 2009)

Nick Foley .... adr mixer (unknown episodes, 2009)
 
Series Special Effects by
Dan Keeler .... special effects coordinator (10 episodes, 2009)

Douglas W. Beard .... special effects technician (unknown episodes, 2009)
Dan Clark .... special effects best boy (unknown episodes, 2009)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Mat Beck .... senior visual effects supervisor: Entity FX (13 episodes, 2009)
Michelle Comens .... visual effects supervisor / visual effects producer (13 episodes, 2009)
Miles DeLong .... visual effects producer: Modern VideoFilm / visual effects producer (13 episodes, 2009)
Ellyn Lewis .... visual effects general manager: Entity FX (13 episodes, 2009)
Eroc Moralls .... visual effects artist (13 episodes, 2009)
Dan Rucinski .... visual effects executive producer: Entity FX (13 episodes, 2009)
Aaron N. Leichter .... I/O coordinator: Entity FX (12 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Stunts
Marny Eng .... stunt coordinator (12 episodes, 2009)
Corbin Fox .... stunt rigging coordinator (6 episodes, 2009)
Mike Carpenter .... stunt double: ben cotton (2 episodes, 2009)
Colby Chartrand .... stunt double: Dean Chekvala (2 episodes, 2009)
Maja Stace-Smith .... stunt double (2 episodes, 2009)
Chris Webb .... stunt double (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Fraser Boyle .... first company grip (13 episodes, 2009)
Sean Esler .... second assistant camera: "a" camera (13 episodes, 2009)
Bob Findlay .... camera operator: "b" camera / steadicam operator / ... (13 episodes, 2009)
Aaron Haesler .... second assistant camera: "b" camera (13 episodes, 2009)
James M. Jackson .... best boy electric (13 episodes, 2009)
Todd Kristianson .... lighting technician (13 episodes, 2009)
Burton 'Joe' Kuchera .... chief lighting technician (13 episodes, 2009)
Trig Singer .... camera operator: "a" camera (8 episodes, 2009)
Michael Wrinch .... camera operator: "a" camera (5 episodes, 2009)
Lecily Corbett .... second assistant camera: second unit (4 episodes, 2009)
Chooch Paglaro .... video playback (4 episodes, 2009)
Courtland Sandover-Sly .... grip (2 episodes, 2009)
Jason Tidsbury .... light balloon technician (2 episodes, 2009)

Dustin Allen .... lighting technician (unknown episodes, 2009)
Ian Gariepy .... grip (unknown episodes, 2009)
Chris Helcermanas-Benge .... still photographer (unknown episodes, 2009)
Gilbert Jamault .... generator operator (unknown episodes, 2009)
Emmanuelle Rousseau .... assistant camera (unknown episodes, 2009)
T.J. Sampson .... grip (unknown episodes, 2009)
Darren Gregory .... best boy grip (unknown episodes)
Jesse Olver .... grip (unknown episodes)
 
Series Animation Department
Grant Okita .... main title animator (8 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Casting Department
Corinne Clark .... casting: Canada (13 episodes, 2009)
Jennifer Page .... casting: Canada (13 episodes, 2009)
Sharon Bialy .... original casting (12 episodes, 2009)
Sherry Thomas .... original casting (12 episodes, 2009)
Jaye Riske .... casting associate (8 episodes, 2009)
Matthew Skrobalak .... executive in charge of casting (8 episodes, 2009)
Sheila Guthrie .... casting executive (3 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Patrick Gray .... costume supervisor (9 episodes, 2009)
Sondra Durksen .... set costumer (5 episodes, 2009)

Heather Seshadri .... costume breakdown/dyer (unknown episodes, 2009)
Hollie Strobl .... textile artist / dyer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Kyle Cunningham .... executive sales assistant: Technicolor Creative Services Vancouver (13 episodes, 2009)
Jesse Rose-Smith .... post-production coordinator (13 episodes, 2009)
Jaan Spirka .... colorist: dailies (13 episodes, 2009)
Bryan Cantrall .... on-line editor (8 episodes, 2009)
Gabriel Diaz .... post-production assistant (8 episodes, 2009)
Dan Judy .... colorist (8 episodes, 2009)
Jennifer Davis .... post-production supervisor / post production supervisor / ... (7 episodes, 2009)
Joe Talbot Hall .... assistant editor (5 episodes, 2009)
Don Kelly .... assistant editor (4 episodes, 2009)
Khalil McGhee-Anderson .... assistant editor (4 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Music Department
Pancho Burgos-Goizueta .... composer assistant (13 episodes, 2009)
Matt LaPoint .... score mixer (13 episodes, 2009)
Adrian Van Velsen .... music editor (13 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Transportation Department
Jake Callihoo .... transportation coordinator (13 episodes, 2009)

Russell Hardy .... driver: honeywagon (unknown episodes)
Howard Huntley .... driver: Starwagon (unknown episodes)
Herb Langill .... driver: Hair Makeup (unknown episodes)
Dennis Stone .... driver: Wardrobe (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
David J. Booth .... script coordinator (13 episodes, 2009)
Elaine Fleming .... production coordinator (13 episodes, 2009)
Amanda Hanson .... key production assistant (13 episodes, 2009)
Braden Jennings .... miscellaneous crew (13 episodes, 2009)
David Konkin .... key production assistant (13 episodes, 2009)
Robert Levine .... story editor (13 episodes, 2009)
Jason Magee .... assistant: Dan Shotz & Karim Zreik (13 episodes, 2009)
Dan McLean .... production assistant (13 episodes, 2009)
Catherine Middleton .... assistant: Grace Gilroy / assistant: grace gilroy (13 episodes, 2009)
Jenna-Lee Perkins .... production assistant (13 episodes, 2009)
Stuart Robinson .... production accountant (13 episodes, 2009)
Caren Rubenstone .... assistant to writers (13 episodes, 2009)
Kristina Slivarich .... production assistant (13 episodes, 2009)
Jeremy Smith .... assistant to producers (13 episodes, 2009)
Pablito Tancinco .... assistant to writers / assistant: writers / ... (13 episodes, 2009)
Ryan P. Hall .... assistant: Jon Turteltaub (12 episodes, 2009)
George Slivarich .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2009)
Tony Alcantar .... dialect coach (8 episodes, 2009)
Myles Lennig .... assistant location manager (8 episodes, 2009)
Julian Marles .... production assistant (8 episodes, 2009)
Ola Mota .... assistant accountant (8 episodes, 2009)
Michael Roberts .... location manager (8 episodes, 2009)
Stephanie Rossel .... script supervisor (8 episodes, 2009)
Brook Gies .... assistant production coordinator (7 episodes, 2009)
Anja Liimatainen .... assistant production coordinator (6 episodes, 2009)
Earendil McNay .... script supervisor (5 episodes, 2009)
Dennis Swartman .... location manager (5 episodes, 2009)
Marc Leveille .... production assistant (4 episodes, 2009)
Catherine Middleton .... assistant: Grace Gilroy (2 episodes, 2009)
Alison Rasberry .... accounting clerk (2 episodes, 2009)
Jacquelyn Roth .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Kelli Turner .... on-set paramedic (2 episodes, 2009)

Michael Bendner .... background coordinator (unknown episodes, 2009)
Ian Doig .... animal coordinator (unknown episodes, 2009)
Brynn Kinnee .... background coordinator (unknown episodes, 2009)
Grace MacLeod .... animal trainer (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
USA:40 min (13 episodes) | UK:40 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Australia:MA | Hungary:16 (AXN rating) | Hungary:18 (TV2 rating) | Mexico:B | Netherlands:16 | Singapore:NC-16 | South Korea:18 | South Korea:15 (edited version) | UK:15

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Trivia:
While in the bar, one of the characters is drinking scotch from a bottle labeled 'Robert McLachlan', which is also the name of the Director of Cinematography.See more »
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11 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
An intriguing murder mystery undone at the end, 18 October 2011
Author: Murli from Bermuda

When I saw the previews I was hooked, despite my reservations that it was being shown as a series. Usually there are tonnes of side plots and involvements that are so stupid that it takes away from the main plot. But one of the plus points for Harper's Island is that it stays true to the premise. The intrigue builds from the first episode with the first grisly death and then you start to try and figure out who the killer is. Is it John Wakefield, the original killer, or is there a new player? A copycat and pretender to the throne.

But then all the tension and terror that had been building with each episode unravels in episode twelve and completely undone by the thirteenth. In fact the last episode is a lesson in utter stupidity, something that would not be out of place in a soap opera or some teen series. Even the reason for all the killing are quite absurd, as if the script writers were so thrilled with coming up with the idea of the deaths that they must have looked at each other when it came time to justify the deaths and drawn a complete blank. Watching Harper's Island is very much like getting a huge shiny Christmas present and when you finally get past the wrappings and layers to the gift it's noting more than a gift card for stationary. I haven't felt this let down for a long time.

But this is my personal rant. I'd still recommend this for the first half of the series which was excellent in building tension. The setting's very creepy and it lends credence to the terror that the characters feel. Watch it at night for the full effect!

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