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The Minus Man ()


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A cold-blooded serial killer floats around the country and chooses his victims from people who complain about their lives and indicate a willingness to be killed. His murders are introduced... See more »

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Vann
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Casper
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Blair
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Graves
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State Trooper
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Jane
Chloe Black ...
Karen - Age 18
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Doug
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Gene
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Paul
Lois Gerace ...
Lois
Erik Holland ...
Coach
Danny 'Big Black' Rey ...
Arthur (as Daniel 'Big Black' Rey)
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Ferrin
Axel Ovregaard ...
Joe La Moine
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Chief of Police
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Priest
Lew McCreary ...
Man in Diner
Shannon Kies ...
Wendy
Madeleine Ignon ...
Karen - Age 5
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Irene
María Díaz ...
Anchorwoman (as Maria Diaz)
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Pate
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Creech
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Arresting Officer
Little Jake ...
The General
Bogus ...
Beach Dog
Nitro the Cat ...
Zip Code
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Barking Dog
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Postal Clerk (uncredited)
Kevin Halloran ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Lady Behind Counter (uncredited)
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Bartender (uncredited)

Directed by

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Hampton Fancher

Written by

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Lew McCreary ... (novel)
 
Hampton Fancher ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Keith Abell ... executive producer
Fida Attieh ... producer
David L. Bushell ... producer (as David Bushell)
Steve Carlis ... executive producer
Joseph J. DiMartino ... executive producer (as Joseph J. Dimartino)
Larry Meistrich ... executive producer
Mary Vernieu ... associate producer

Music by

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Marco Beltrami

Cinematography by

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Bobby Bukowski ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Todd C. Ramsay ... (as Todd Ramsay)

Editorial Department

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Vivian Hengsteler ... negative cutter
Christopher Kenneally ... post-production assistant
Jeffrey Martin ... apprentice picture editor
Nadine Finzi Maybruck ... apprentice picture editor
Dan Muscarella ... color timer
Aaron E. Stanford ... assistant picture editor (as Aaron Stanford)
Susan K. Weiler ... second assistant editor (as Susan Weiler)
Elwaldo Baptiste ... post-production assistant (uncredited)

Casting By

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Anne McCarthy
Mary Vernieu

Production Design by

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Andrew Laws

Art Direction by

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Austin Gorg

Set Decoration by

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Laser Rosenberg

Costume Design by

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Kimberly Adams-Galligan

Makeup Department

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Stacey K. Black ... key hair stylist
Marjolein Hermans ... additional hair stylist (as Majolein Hermans)
Nina Kraft ... additional makeup artist
Cheryl Markowitz ... additional makeup artist (as Cheryl Ann Markowitz)
Ann Pala ... key makeup artist
Tiffany Shelby ... additional makeup artist
Shelly Banks ... additional makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management

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Kevin Halloran ... unit production manager
Jamey Pryde ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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William Paul Clark ... first assistant director
Carolyn Sara Fine ... second second assistant director
Pilar Savone ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Mike Conner ... leadman
Michael Coulter ... swing
Jonathan Craven ... property master
Brendon Crigler ... on-set carpenter/scenic
Jeff Damal ... on-set dresser
Sasha Dillon ... painter: Irene's paintings
Anthony Franco ... draper
Nicole Gorg ... art assistant
Leon Hoiles ... set dresser
David Melito ... art department coordinator
Ryan Meyer ... swing
Marilyn Morgan ... assistant property master
Desi O'Brian Wilson ... swing (as Desi Wilson)
Patrick Parkhurst ... construction coordinator
Mari Porcari ... assistant set decorator
Robert Smith ... swing (as Rob Smith)
Suzi Strachan ... swing
Jay Wertzberger ... swing
Fred Yee ... scenic painter

Sound Department

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Mike Altieri ... sound utility
Thomas Brandau ... sound mixer (as Tom Brandau)
Kurt M. Bunch ... apprentice sound editor
Nancy Cabrera ... foley artist
Pete Conlin ... adr editor
Patrick Dundas ... foley recordist (as Patrick G. Dundas)
James Eric ... boom operator (as James R. Eric)
Gregg Getherall ... assistant sound editor
Ann Hadsell ... adr engineer
Brian Langman ... foley editor
Terrance Laudermilch ... sound re-recordist
Nadine Finzi Maybruck ... assistant sound editor
Jacob Ribicoff ... dialogue editor
Michael Shore ... dialogue editor
Stuart Stanley ... supervising sound editor
Tony V. Stevens ... consultant: Dolby©
Dominick Tavella ... re-recording engineer (as Dominick Tavella 'The Dominator')
Stephen Van Engen ... apprentice sound editor
Paul J. Zydel ... adr engineer (as Paul Zydell)

Visual Effects by

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Larry Arpin ... optical effects

Stunts

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Denney Pierce ... stunt double: Vann (as Denny Pierce)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Samantha Bahramian ... electrician (as Samantha N. Baramian)
Francie Bouchee ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
John Buckley ... camera loader
David Burroughs ... gaffer
John Busch ... key grip (as John Hayden Busch)
Helen Cho Anthos ... first assistant camera (as Helen Chough)
William Clouter ... grip
James Coffin ... grip
Greg Cohen ... second assistant camera
Chris Deford ... first assistant camera: second unit
Ruben Diaz ... electrician (as Ruben H. Diaz)
Tana Dubbe ... best boy grip (as Tana Jane Dubbe)
Casey Ellison ... electrician
Sam Emerson ... still photographer
Graham Futerfas ... best boy electric
Kirk R. Gardner ... steadicam operator (as Kirk Gardner)
John Harmon ... grip
Norm Hvam ... videographer (as Norm Vham)
Stuart T. Lillas ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Chris Robertson ... gaffer: second unit
Eric Schmidt ... director of photography: second unit
Manuel G. Tapia ... electrician
Benj Thall ... electrician
R. Derek Keener ... gaffer (uncredited)
Marc Lulkin ... second assistant camera: "b" camera (uncredited)
David Presley ... video playback operator (uncredited)
John Shinn ... electric intern (uncredited)
Robert Stenger ... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Robert Stillman ... electrician (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Carrie Campbell ... casting assistant
Freddy Luis ... casting assistant (as Freddie Luis)
Jeff Olan ... extras casting
Alan Joseph Ortanez ... casting assistant
Tony Rasmussen ... extras casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Rebecca Gregg ... wardrobe assistant (as Rebecca Cummings)
Carrie Holt ... set costumer (as Carrie Proffer)
Agata Maszkiewicz ... costumer
Leigh Okles ... wardrobe assistant (as Leigh Okies)

Location Management

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Serena Baker ... assistant location manager
Jacqueline Butryn ... location scout (as Jackie Butryn)
Terrell Doolen ... location scout
Mac Gordon ... location manager (as Mcguire Gordon)
Ilt Jones ... location scout
Wes Ward ... location scout

Music Department

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Matthew Abbott ... assistant music supervisor (as Matt Abbott)
Marco Beltrami ... musician: piano
William Boston ... orchestrator (as Bill Boston)
Phil Carson ... executive in charge of music
Barry Cole ... music supervisor
Christopher Covert ... music supervisor
James Flatto ... music editor (as Jim Flatto)
M.B. Gordy ... musician: percussion
Dennis James ... musician: glass music
John Kurlander ... music engineer
Kevin Manthei ... music preparation services
Buck Sanders ... musician: dobro and guitars / orchestrator

Transportation Department

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William Berumen ... driver
Al Burton ... transportation captain
Roger A. Byrd Jr. ... driver
Michael Dawes ... driver
Darrell Dubovsky ... driver
Dan Duffy ... driver
David Gerry ... driver (as David T. Gerry)
George Graham ... driver
Jeffrey F. Jones ... driver (as Jeff Jones)
Ken Kaplan ... transportation coordinator
Robert McIntosh ... driver (as Robert Mcintosh)
Karl E. Nelson ... driver
David Roumbus ... driver: picture car
Bruce Rozenberg ... driver
Carlos M. Serrano ... driver

Other crew

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Arturo Aguilar ... park ranger
Amy Agzarian ... assistant production auditor (as Amy Fitzer)
Andrew William Agzarian ... production auditor
James D. Barrett ... production assistant
Roger A. Berry ... police officer: LAPD
Michael J. Bertolina ... production assistant (as Mike 'Superfox' Bertolina)
Amanda Burton ... assistant to producers
Rafael Cabrera ... loop group
Alida Camp ... production counsel
Dave Coennen ... production assistant
Jamie Cohen ... product placement
Lisa Diamond ... post-production accountant
Linda Duclos ... assistant chef (as Linda Du Clos)
Robby 'Keyman Jr.' Ellison ... craft service
Marjorie Ergas ... assistant production coordinator (as Marjorie A. Ergas)
Jane Evelyn ... office production assistant
Al Garcia ... park ranger
Gary Gero ... animal trainer
Christopher Hall ... title designer
Scott E. Hart ... animal trainer (as Scott Hart)
Susan Hartmann ... assistant to producers
David H. Kramer ... loop group
Patrick Lee ... credit facility arranged by
Paul Leonardo Jr. ... post production coordinator
Sue Malfitano ... loop group (as Susan Malfitano)
Mara Morner-Ritt ... counsel: Natexis Banque (as Mara Morner Ritt)
David Mortimer ... unit publicist
Robert Ortiz ... production coordinator (as Rob Ortiz)
Scott Peterson ... script supervisor (as Scott 'Pook' Peterson)
Jose Pineda ... park ranger
Bennett Pozil ... credit facility arranged by
Lorraine Putnam ... animal trainer
Morgan H. Rector ... credit facility arranged by (as Morgan Rector)
Phil Rodowsky ... continuity and spotting
Todd Rodowsky ... continuity and spotting
Dan Schlaack ... office production assistant
Richard M. Sieker ... police officer: LAPD
Amy Smolev ... assistant production auditor (as Amy Fitzer)
Rose Stockton ... loop group
Charles Swanepoel ... chef
Jacqueline Swanepoel ... assistant chef
Dennis E. Tindall ... police officer: LAPD
Billy Greenfield ... office production assistant (uncredited)
Mike Le ... assistant: Owen Wilson (uncredited)

Thanks

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Ellen Albertini Dow ... the production would like to thank
Jed Alpert ... the production would like to thank
Kevin Asch ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Joe Ball ... the production would like to thank
Sarah Black ... the production would like to thank (as Sarah Ryan Black)
Beret Borsos ... the production would like to thank
Eamonn Bowles ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Kathy Carlis ... the production would like to thank
Jamie Chvotkin ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Howard Cohen ... the production would like to thank
Crazy Legs Conti ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Rosemarie Costanza ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Lynn Crowell ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Damon D'Amore ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Andrew Dainoff ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Peter T. DaPuzzo ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery (as Pete Dapuzzo)
Mary Ellen De Angelis ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Myriam Diaz ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Michael Donnelly ... the production would like to thank
Kristan Flynn ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
C.J. Follini ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery (as CJ Follini)
Elizabeth Gardner ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Brian Gilpin ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Andy Given ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Natasha Graf ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Michael Greene ... the production would like to thank
Thomas Harney ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Robert Harvey ... the production would like to thank (as Bob Harvey)
Liz Victor Holub ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Alexander Ignon ... the production would like to thank
Edward A. Ioffreda ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery (as Eddie Ioffreda)
Noah K ... the production would like to thank (as Noah Kaplan)
David Kanter ... the production would like to thank
Elizabeth Kaplan ... the production would like to thank
Norman Karlin ... the production would like to thank (as Norm Karlin)
Lori Killam ... the production would like to thank
Carol Knorr ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Robert Kravis ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery (as Rob Kravis)
Rob Kristel ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Flo Lawrence ... the production would like to thank
Eric Lederer ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Paul Leonardo Jr. ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Owen Levin ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Mark Lewis ... the production would like to thank
Arnold Leyva ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Ilana Lipson ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Rick Marchitto ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Joanne Mariner ... special thanks
Nicole Marino ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Jonathan S. Marshall ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery (as Jonathan Marshall)
Primavera Marte ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Victor Maymudes ... the production would like to thank
Lynn Mccloskey ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Payson Meistrich ... the production would like to thank (as Payson)
Quinn Meistrich ... the production would like to thank
Shireen Meistrich ... the production would like to thank (as Shireen)
Jim Miller ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Karl-Heinz Muller ... the production would like to thank
Howard Neustadt ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Doug Nicholson ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Bill Nisselson ... the production would like to thank
David Novack ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Tommy O'Donnell ... the production would like to thank
Jim Powers ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Jack Pursell ... the production would like to thank
Monique Quigley ... the production would like to thank (as Monique Quigley & Baby)
Aylee Rhodes ... the production would like to thank
Gaia Rhodes ... the production would like to thank
Noel Rhodes ... the production would like to thank
Hector Robles ... the production would like to thank
Brandon Rosser ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Mike Rummel ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Christopher I. Russell ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Jenny Rebecca Sarpolis ... the production would like to thank
Racquel Skolnik ... special thanks
E. James Smith ... the production would like to thank
Holly Sorensen ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Paul Speaker ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Mitchel Stanley ... the production would like to thank (as Mitch Stanley)
Todd Steiner ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Mary Sunshine ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Kim Surowicz Allen ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery (as Kim Surowicz)
Thoma Thurau ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Dennis E. Tindall ... the production would like to thank (as Dennis Tindale)
D. Garen Tolkin ... the production would like to thank (as Garren)
Stephen Tolkin ... the production would like to thank
Chris Tull ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Jennifer Vassos ... the production would like to thank
Mark Vicente ... the production would like to thank
Barbara Wallace ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery
Tom Weissler ... acknowledgment: Team Shooting Gallery (as Tommy Weissler)
Ronnie Yeskel ... the production would like to thank
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Plot Summary

A cold-blooded serial killer floats around the country and chooses his victims from people who complain about their lives and indicate a willingness to be killed. His murders are introduced with the killing of an asthmatic junkie. The killer settles into a seaside rooming house run by an unhappy married couple and waits for his next victims to unveil themselves. Dream cops plague his nights, while plotting his murders. Meanwhile, he also starts a relationship with a postal clerk. Written by John Sacksteder

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Taglines Don't see it alone. Unless you like talking to yourself. See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Minus Man - Der nette Mörder von nebenan (Germany)
  • The Killer - Ritratto di un assassino (Italy)
  • Лишенный жизни (Russia)
  • Quadrophobia (Japan)
  • Um a Menos (Brazil)
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Runtime
  • 111 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend United States $40,292, 12 Sep 1999

Did You Know?

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Trivia (Cameo) Lew McCreary: The author of the novel on which the movie is based has a role as the man in the diner. See more »
Goofs Ferrin purchases a pint of Jack Daniels and has it when she and Vann ride off to the beach. Later she tosses it to him and it became a fifth of Jack Daniels. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Stir of Echoes/The Minus Man/Suger Town/Best Laid Plans/On the Ropes (1999). See more »
Soundtracks Mis Amigos See more »
Quotes [Vann wakes up from fainting on his bedroom floor]
Vann Siegert: [narrating] I feel like a light in the dark. They come at me like moths because I shine.
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