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Mike Max is a Hollywood producer who became powerful and rich thanks to brutal and bloody action films. His ignored wife Paige is close to leaving him. Suddenly Mike is kidnapped by two... See more »

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Cat
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Claire
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Mike Max
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Paige
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Six O One
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Ray Bering
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Technician
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Frank Cray
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Lowell Lewis
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Anita
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Ade (as Nicole Parker)
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Brice Phelps
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Louis Bering (as Sam Fuller)
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Sheriff Call
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Ranger MacDermot
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'Doc' Dean Brock
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Ramon
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Tito
Ulysses Cuadra ...
Jose
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Zoltan Kovacs
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Mathilda
Aymara De Llano ...
Florinda
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Juan Emilio
Ulusses Culzea ...
Jesus
Andy Alvarez ...
Ralph
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Brian
Karen Ross ...
Fluffball
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Jack
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Singer
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Guy in Bar
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Barmaid
Black Encyclopaedia ...
Rapper #1
Meshell Ndegeocello ...
Malike
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Female Cop
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Irene Hilleary ...
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Chris Howell ...
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Teresa De La Riva ...
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Anne Nielsen ...
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Rice Edwards ...
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Alinda Camile Pena ...
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Russell Getens ...
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Mark Hardisty ...
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Virgel Smith ...
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Daryl Hemmerich ...
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Kris Thompson ...
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Cummings ...
Tyler (uncredited)

Directed by

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Wim Wenders

Written by

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Nicholas Klein ... (story) &
Wim Wenders ... (story)
 
Nicholas Klein ... ()

Produced by

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Ulrich Felsberg ... executive producer
Jean-François Fonlupt ... executive producer
Nicholas Klein ... producer
Deepak Nayar ... producer
Wim Wenders ... producer
Ingrid Windisch ... executive producer

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Howie B.
Ry Cooder
DJ Shadow

Cinematography by

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Pascal Rabaud

Film Editing by

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Peter Przygodda

Editorial Department

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Gary Burritt ... negative cutter
Brian Johnson ... first assistant film editor
Roger La Prairie ... telecine colorist
Stephen R. Sheridan ... color timer

Casting By

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Heidi Levitt
Monika Mikkelsen

Production Design by

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Patricia Norris

Art Direction by

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Leslie Morales

Set Decoration by

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Leslie Morales

Costume Design by

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Patricia Norris

Makeup Department

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Nadia Felker ... assistant hair stylist
Katharina Hirsch-Smith ... makeup artist (as Katharina Hirsch)
Katherine Jean Norris ... hair stylist
Edward St. George ... hair stylist: Ms. MacDowell
Anne Sweeting ... assistant makeup artist

Production Management

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Desmond Cannon ... post-production supervisor
Deepak Nayar ... unit production manager
Sabrina S. Sutherland ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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C.C. Barnes ... second second assistant director
Matthew J. Clark ... first assistant director (as Matthew Clark)
W. Thomas Snyder ... second assistant director (as Tom Snyder)

Art Department

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Robert Blau ... assistant property master
Chris Campbell ... property maker
Keith Cox ... construction coordinator
Bob Engelsiepen ... design executive
Bill Evens ... laborer
Scott G. Frantz ... painter
Craig Sherman Hall ... property master
Jon Kazunaga ... construction foreman
Cynthia La Jeunesse ... buyer / lead person
Joe Monaco ... swing
Ron Montgomery ... property maker
David C. Nute ... property maker
Frank A. Oliveri ... painter
Mark Peterson ... property maker
Robert A. Remer ... swing
David E. Robinson ... lead scenic
Russell J. Smith ... illustrator
David D. Wheeler ... propmaker

Sound Department

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Javier Bennassar ... sound effects editor
Tim Boggs ... adr supervisor
Evan Daum ... assistant sound editor
David Diamond ... boom operator
Lisle Engle ... sound effects editor
Mary Erstad ... foley mixer
Michael Ferdie ... assistant production sound editor
Alan Freedman ... adr mixer
Cormac Funge ... sound effects editor
Patrick Giraudi ... additional sound re-recording mixer
Catherine Harper ... foley artist
Dean Hovey ... sound effects editor
Frederick Howard ... sound effects editor
David Mann ... foley editor
Derek Marcil ... re-recording mixer
Christopher Moriana ... foley artist
Yuri Reese ... adr editor
Matthew Reidenbach ... assistant sound editor
John Ross ... re-recording mixer
William Smith ... re-recording mixer
Walter Spencer ... dialogue editor / production sound editor
Jim Stuebe ... sound
Lucy Sustar ... foley mixer
Donald J. Sutherland ... cable person
Derek Vanderhorst ... sound editor
Kelly Vandever ... assistant sound editor
Thomas Volckmann ... foley editor
Elmo Weber ... sound designer / sound supervisor
James A. Williams ... sound effects editor
James Wright ... stereo sound consultant: Dolby

Special Effects by

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Bart Barber ... special effects
Philip Bartko ... special effects
Gary D'Amico ... special effects coordinator
Michael Wilmot ... special effects

Visual Effects by

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Toni Pace Carstensen ... visual effects producer
Kurt Godel ... digital transfer engineer
Tom Leonard ... visual effects producer
Cory Strassburger ... digital artist

Stunts

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Thomas Dewier ... stunts
Jeffrey Eith ... stunts
Dale Gibson ... stunts
Chris Howell ... stunt coordinator / stunts
Stacey Howell-Brown ... stunts (as Stacey Howell)
Shawn Kautz ... stunts
Jason Rodriguez ... stunts
Kerry Rossall ... stunts
Harry Wowchuk ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Rob Abbey ... 24 frame video operator
Michael Albala ... lamp operator
Nils Benson ... second assistant camera
Stephen Brooks ... generator operator
Robin Brown ... camera operator
Joe Crouch ... lamp operator
Cicero De Moraes ... gaffer
Erik Folsom ... best boy electric
Nadim William George ... still photographer (as Nadim George)
Lindsay P. Hill ... 24 frame video operator
Jim Hughes ... grip
Kevan Jenson ... 24 frame video operator
Robert Dan Kelley ... camera technician: Wescam camera (as Dan Kelley)
Michael Landsburg ... key grip
Chip Matheson ... underwater camera operator
Stan McClain ... camera operator: Wescam camera
James M. McClure ... lamp operator
Tracy Mills ... 24 frame video operator
Jeff Pamula ... grip
Brad 'Toaster Oven' Reeves ... best boy grip
Scott Andrew Ressler ... first assistant camera
Kosta Rigopoulos ... grip
Robert M. Sagaser ... camera loader
Chris Squires ... steadicam operator
Michael Valentine ... lamp operator
Donata Wenders ... still photographer
Billy Witherington ... dolly grip
Mark R. Leins ... camera operator: video (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Kevin Chesley ... casting intern
Rich King ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Marisa Aboitiz ... set costumer
Maurizio Bizzarri ... wardrobe supervisor

Location Management

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Stacey Abrams ... assistant location manager
H. Halsey Davis II ... location assistant
Bonnie Sills ... location manager

Music Department

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Mark-Hunel Adrian ... guitar / musician
Howie B. ... composer: additional music / score mixing
Gil Bernal ... tenor saxophone
James Blood Ulmer ... guitar / musician
Sharon Boyle ... music supervisor
Joachim Cooder ... musician
Ry Cooder ... guitar / musician
Tanja Crouch ... music licensing
Sunny D. ... musician
Brad Haehnel ... music mixer / score engineer
Jon Hassell ... musician / musician: trumpet solo / trumpet solos
Flaco Jiménez ... musician (accordeon)
Jim Keltner ... musician (drums)
Tonya Ridgely ... musician (flute)
John Rodd ... assistant engineer / orchestral scoring recordist
Gerry Schwartz ... music contractor
Ed Segaul ... music coordinator
William Smith ... musician / organ
John Sorensen ... assistant engineer (as John Sorenson)
Jacky Terrasson ... musician (piano)
Amir Yaghmai ... guitar / musician

Transportation Department

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Richard G. Almo ... driver
Cesar Caceres ... driver
Mickey Guinn ... driver
Patsy Lomax ... driver
Dan Marionneaux ... driver
Ronnie McGuire ... driver
Walt Miller ... driver
Victor Moore ... driver
William Powell ... driver (as Bill Powell)
Michael Ralph Price ... captain
Arturo Ruvalcaba ... cook driver
Lowell D. Smith ... driver (as Lowell Smith)
Richard Vincent ... driver
Leonard Whidden ... driver
Clint White ... driver: honeywagon
Allan Yamauchi ... transportation coordinator

Other crew

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Debra Leilani Bakeman ... medic
Rose-Marie Couture ... assistant: Ulrich Felsberg
Wendy Renskowski Dale ... assistant production accountant
Jolanda Darbyshire ... personal assistant to director
Missy Eustermann ... second assistant production accountant
Ruth Fainberg ... assistant: Bill Pullman
Amy Hochman ... assistant: Gabriel Byrne (as Amy Singer)
Catherine Jelski ... script supervisor
Jay Johnson ... title designer: main titles
Kathy Kiatta ... assistant: Andie MacDowell
Kristi Lake ... post-production accountant
Art Lew ... office production assistant
Mike Martella ... office production assistant
Peter McKernan ... helicopter pilot
Josue Meza ... cook's helper
Son Kim Nguyen ... set production assistant
Tasha Oldham ... assistant production coordinator
Jay Ostrowski ... key set production assistant
Thomas Rajman ... intern
Alyssa Reinhardt ... office production assistant
Albert G. Ruben ... insurance (as Albert G. Rubin)
Karen R. Sachs ... production coordinator
Luba Schatzberg ... office production assistant
Martin Schmidt ... intern
Lars C. Steinmeyer ... intern
Kai-Peter Uhlig ... legal assistant to Ulrich Felsberg
Hella Wenders ... intern
Wendy Wilhite Chatley ... studio teacher
Cynthia Wise ... production accountant
Ellen Yamauchi ... craft service
Leslie Jean Porter ... assistant to producer (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Mike Max is a Hollywood producer who became powerful and rich thanks to brutal and bloody action films. His ignored wife Paige is close to leaving him. Suddenly Mike is kidnapped by two bandits, but escapes and hides out with his Mexican gardener's family for a while. At the same time, surveillance expert Ray Bering is looking for what happens in the city, but it is not clear what he wants. The police investigation for Max's disappearance is led by detective Doc Block, who falls in love with actress Cat who is playing in ongoing Max's production. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines Nothing Lasts Forever See more »
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Also Known As
  • Am Ende der Gewalt (Germany)
  • El final de la violencia (Spain)
  • El final de la violència (Spain, Catalan title)
  • El final de la violencia (Argentina)
  • Az erőszak vége (Hungary)
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  • 122 min
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Budget $5,000,000 (estimated)

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Trivia There is a scene in the film where we see a live recreation of the painting "Nighthawks" by Edward Hopper. See more »
Goofs When Page is holding Mike at gunpoint she holds the gun upward with the bottom of the handle facing outward and the ammo clip is clearly missing. Yet when Mike exits through the patio door she fires the gun and shatters the glass. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The Game/The End of Violence/L.A. Confidential/The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca (1997). See more »
Soundtracks Bailare (El Merecumbe) See more »
Quotes Mike Max: Perversely. That's one thing I think I can define now. It's when things are upside down and you start to like 'em that way.
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