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The Night Flier ()


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A reporter is on the trail of a vampiric murderer who travels by plane.

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Richard Dees
Julie Entwisle ...
Katherine Blair
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Merton Morrison
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Dwight Renfield
John Bennes ...
Ezra Hannon
Beverly Skinner ...
Selida McCamon
Rob Wilds ...
Buck Kendall
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Claire Bowie (as Richard Olsen)
Elizabeth McCormick ...
Ellen Sarch
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Terminal Cop #1
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Terminal Cop #2 (as Bob Casey)
Ashton Stewart ...
Nate Wilson
William Neely ...
Ray Sarch
Windy Wenderlich ...
Henry Gates
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Policeman
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Linda Ross (as Deann Korbutt)
Rachel Lewis ...
Libby Grant
Kristen Leigh ...
Dottie Walsh
Simon Elsworth ...
Duffery Bartender
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Gas Station Attendant
Matthew Johnson ...
Caretaker
Terry Neil Edlefsen ...
Drunk
Joy Knox ...
Dream Vampire
Randal Brown ...
Dream Vampire
Laurie Wolf ...
Dream Vampire
Keith Shepard ...
Dream Vampire
Ruth Reid ...
Dream Vampire
Matt Webb ...
Reporter
David Zum Brunnen ...
Reporter
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Reporter
Manya K. Rubinstein ...
Reporter
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Intern
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Reporter (uncredited)
Rod Pearson ...
Reporter (uncredited)
David Schaefer ...
Hairdresser (uncredited)

Directed by

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Mark Pavia

Written by

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Stephen King ... (story)
 
Mark Pavia ... (screenplay) &
Jack O'Donnell ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Alfredo Cuomo ... co-producer
Mitchell Galin ... producer
David R. Kappes ... executive producer
Jack O'Donnell ... co-producer
Richard P. Rubinstein ... producer
Neal Marshall Stevens ... associate producer (as Neal Stevens)

Music by

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Brian Keane

Cinematography by

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David Connell

Film Editing by

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Elizabeth Schwartz

Editorial Department

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Sheri Bylander ... assistant film editor
Laura Congleton ... assistant editor
Mark Ginsberg ... color timer
Craig Marsden ... assistant film editor
Patricia Sztaba ... negative cutter
Stan Sztaba ... negative cutter
Joe Violante ... advisor: Technicolor
David Hamme ... assistant colorist: dailies (uncredited)
Mike Sowa ... digital color timer (uncredited)

Casting By

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Leonard Finger
Lyn Richmond

Production Design by

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Burton Rencher

Set Decoration by

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Timothy Stepeck ... (as Timothy Smithwick Stepeck)

Costume Design by

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Pauline White-Kassulke ... (as Pauline White)

Makeup Department

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Howard Berger ... special makeup effects supervisor
Jeff Goodwin ... key makeup artist
David Halsey ... key hair stylist
Robert Kurtzman ... special makeup effects supervisor
Greg Nicotero ... special makeup effects supervisor (as Gregory Nicotero)
Rick Pour ... assistant makeup artist / assistant makeup effects

Production Management

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Michael Gornick ... post-production supervisor
Shannon Rippy ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Craig Edwards ... second second assistant director
Stephanie Fisher ... second assistant director
Michael G. Jefferson ... first assistant director
David R. Kappes ... second unit director

Art Department

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Peter Battistelli ... construction coordinator
Michael Bohlen ... carpenter
Barbara Branch ... art department buyer
Keith Darwin ... painter
Peter J. Durand ... painter (as Peter Durand)
Alex Ferguson ... set dresser
Adam H. Hellan ... art department production assistant
David Heslin ... carpenter
Brian A. Hill ... carpenter
David H. Jackson ... carpenter
Matt Kaempfer ... set dresser intern
Doug Kelejian ... set dresser
Kim Kirk ... on-set dresser
Carl A. Kojis ... lead man
John C. Mack ... lead man
Andrew Menzies ... set designer
Debra Mills ... assistant painter
Walt Muhammad ... assistant painter
Melissa Porter ... painter
Ken Roberts ... storyboard artist
John Sanders ... property master
Lawrence Ross Shepard ... scenic foreman (as Larry Shephard)
Franklin H. Spears ... carpenter
A.E. Stapleton ... shop foreman
Fletcher Stevens ... art department production assistant
Robert Testerman ... charge scenic artist
Ernie Watson ... carpenter
Stacy Weddington ... property buyer
Duane Williamson ... assistant property master
Ralph Woollaston ... construction foreman
Trevor Woollaston ... carpenter
Bobbie Young ... carpenter
Robert L. Girard ... propmaker (uncredited)
Brian Kontz ... painter (uncredited)

Sound Department

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David Acord ... utility sound
John Bowen ... supervising sound editor
Tim J. Carroll ... stereo sound consultant
Neil Cedar ... adr recordist / foley recordist
Philippe Desloovere ... sound effects assistant editor (as Des Desloovere)
Ken Hahn ... re-recording mixer
Jay Meagher ... sound mixer
Ray Palagy ... sound effects editor
Randy Smith ... boom operator
Rick Wessler ... foley artist

Special Effects by

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Michael Schorr ... mechanical effects coordinator
Jeffrey L. Loy ... special effects technician (uncredited)
Darren Perks ... special effects makeup (uncredited)
Bob Smith ... special effects assistant (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Julie Goldberg ... visual effects producer
André Mazzone ... computer graphics artist: Image Design, NYC
Oliver Rockwell ... visual effects supervisor
David B. Schwartz ... optical consultant

Stunts

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John Almeida ... stunts
Terri Brock ... stunts
John Copeman ... stunt coordinator
David Forrester ... stunts
Scott Hinson ... stunts
Dean Mumford ... stunts
Keith Siglinger ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Alan Aldridge ... first assistant camera
Neil Beard ... electrician
Michael Bonsignore ... dolly grip
Kevin Davis ... grip
Scott R. Davis ... best boy grip
Michael Dhonau ... grip
John Ferguson ... gaffer
Peter Girolami ... electrician
Brian Heller ... aerial cinematographer
Laurel Hughes ... camera loader
Eric Jennings ... electrician
David R. Kappes ... camera operator: second unit
J.B. Long ... generator operator
Carson E. Mayne ... electrician
Thomas C. Nisbet ... best boy electric
Fred Norris ... still photographer
Mike Repeta ... second assistant camera
Dick VanNewkirk ... grip
Dennis Zoppe ... key grip
Tom Dean ... electrician (uncredited)
Daniel Roy ... electrician (uncredited)
John R. Sutton ... grip (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Nicole Hennessey ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Missy Anderson ... wardrobe assistant
Irene Hanson ... tailor
Vanessa Jenik ... costumer
Amy Lilley ... wardrobe supervisor

Location Management

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Louis F. DiFelice ... location manager
Kelley Finn ... assistant location manager
Jeff Johnson ... location assistant
Jasper Soffer ... location assistant

Music Department

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Ron Bach ... music designer
Keith Chirgwin ... music designer
Jeff Frez-Albrecht ... music designer
Brian Keane ... music designer
Jason Miles ... music designer
Steve Roach ... music designer
Don Wallace ... music copyist
Brian Keane ... conductor (uncredited) / music engineer (uncredited) / music mixer (uncredited) / music producer (uncredited) / musician (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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W.L. Barnhill ... driver
Karen Brigman-Pedro ... driver (as Karen Brigman)
Donell Crumpler Jr. ... driver
Clint Davis ... driver
Coel Lee Hansley ... driver
Kim Hardwick ... driver
J.B. Long ... driver
Jeff Long ... transportation captain
Patti Cohen Long ... driver
Roy Rogers ... driver: honeywagon
Lee Siler ... transportation coordinator
Jesse Smith ... driver

Other crew

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Traci Ford ... assistant: Mr. Rubinstein
P.D. Levy ... associate Location manager
Bobby Marino ... advisor: Technicolor
Jennifer Miller ... stand-in
Christine Moore ... script supervisor
Tara Nowick ... set production assistant
Charlie Ponti ... advisor: Technicolor
Noni Rock ... production associate
Kathleen K. Roeder ... assistant: Mr. Galin
Daniel Roy ... camera and electric department (as Dan Dickey)
Alicia Rudd ... animal wrangler
Lisa G. Shillingburg ... first assistant accountant
Pax Spruance ... medic
Van Starling ... production assistant
Patricia Story ... unit publicist
Kelly R. Tenney ... production office coordinator
Brian W. Thomas ... payroll
Tony Trimarco ... post-production accountant
Eric Vannewkirk ... production assistant
David Waters ... production assistant
David A. Webb ... stand-in
Anne Wilson ... production accountant (as Anne Moosman)
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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Two investigative reporters for a tabloid magazine track down across country "The Night Flier", a serial killer who travels by private plane stalking victims in rural airports. One of the reporters, Richard Dees, begins to suspect that "the Night Flier could perhaps be a vampire". Written by Humberto Amador

Plot Keywords
Taglines Never believe what you publish...Never publish what you believe. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Stephen King's The Night Flier (United States)
  • The Night Flier - Il volatore notturno (Italy)
  • Les ailes de la nuit (France)
  • El aviador nocturno (Spain)
  • Yölentäjä (Finland)
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Runtime
  • 94 min
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Box Office

Budget $1,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $91,549, 08 Feb 1998

Did You Know?

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Trivia In the scene where Katherine is looking at all of Richard's bylines, the framed copies of "Inside View" contain many references to other stories by Stephen King: "Springhill Jack Strikes Again!" - Strawberry Spring. "Headless Lamaze Leads To Successful Birth!" - The Breathing Method. "Kiddie Cultists in Kansas Worship Creepy Voodoo God!" - Children of the Corn. "Satanic Shopkeeper Sells Gory Goodies!" - Needful Things. "Naked Demons Levelled My Lawn!" - The Lawnmower Man. "The Ultimate Killer Diet! Gypsy Curse Flays Fat Lawyer's Flesh" - Thinner. See more »
Goofs Obvious double when Richard's plane is approaching the camera. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013). See more »
Soundtracks Red See more »
Quotes Ezra Hannon: What paper you say you're from?
Richard Dees: Inside View, you know it?
Ezra Hannon: Oh yeah. My wife Martha reads your paper. After she's done with it, I use it to line our kitty's toilet box. Soaks that cat piss real good.
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