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Death to Smoochy ()


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A kids show host, Rainbow Randolph, is fired in disgrace while his replacement, Sheldon Mopes, aka Smoochy the Rhino, finds himself a rising star. Unfortunately for Sheldon, the business of... See more »

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Rainbow Randolph
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Sheldon Mopes / Smoochy the Rhino
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Nora Wells
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Burke Bennett
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Marion Frank Stokes
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Tommy Cotter
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Angelo Pike
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Spinner Dunn
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Merv Green
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Buggy Ding Dong
Craig Eldridge ...
Husband
Judy White ...
Wife
Tim MacMenamin ...
Danny
Bruce McFee ...
Roy
Glen Cross ...
Jimmy
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Bartender
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Henry the Thug
Richard Cocchiaro ...
Mitch the Thug (as Richard A. Cocchiaro Jr.)
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Ben Franks
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Sonny Gordon
Colin Moult ...
Rhinette / Krinkle Kid #1
Nikolai Tichtchenko ...
Rhinette / Krinkle Kid #2
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Rhinette / Krinkle Kid #3
Tonya Reneé Banks ...
Rhinette / Krinkle Kid #4
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Rhinette / Krinkle Kid #5 (as Christy Artran)
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Senator
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Smoochy's Secretary
Richard Hamilton ...
Old Vagrant
Shawn Byfield ...
Rickets
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Skip Kleinman
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Tara
Dan Duran ...
Hunter
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Reporter #1
James Carroll ...
Reporter #2
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Reporter #3 (as Philip Jarrett)
Suzanne Leonard Feliz ...
Reporter #4
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Reporter #5
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Reporter #6
Robert M. Sussman ...
Reporter #7
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Reporter #8
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Save the Rhino Man
Hugo Jansuzian ...
Hispanic Dad
Silvia Rojas ...
Hispanic Mom
Mario Andres Torres ...
Hispanic Boy
Sabrina Jansuzian ...
Hispanic Girl
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Autograph Man
Fred Scialla ...
Man in Crowd (as Fred Peter Scialla)
Adam Bryant ...
Man in Crowd #2
Richard Ziman ...
Man in Crowd #3
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NYPD
Samantha Cordero ...
Little Girl
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News Anchor
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Ellis
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McCall (as Dave Brown)
Gerry Quigley ...
Ian
James Binkley ...
Cop #1
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Stagehand
Vito Rezza ...
Lead Cop
Lou Cantres ...
Little Girl's Dad
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John
Lauren Flanigan ...
Opera Diva
Cara Wakelin ...
Princess
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ted Kavouris ...
Candy Seller
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New Yorker on the Street (uncredited)
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Car and Driver (uncredited)
Antonio Cordero ...
Rainbow Randolph Friend (uncredited)
Jonah Falcon ...
Man (uncredited)
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Man in crowd (uncredited)
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Woman in Crowd (uncredited)
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Molly (uncredited)
Greg Korin ...
Smoochy Fan (uncredited)
Peter Kosaka ...
Takeshi Yamashita (uncredited)
Danny LeGare ...
Newsstand Clerk (uncredited)
Richard D. Leko ...
Smoochy Land Band Member (Purple & White Monkey Keyboard Player) (uncredited)
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Blue (uncredited)
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Security Guard at methadone clinic (uncredited)
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Meth Addict at Clinic (uncredited)
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Network Chairman (uncredited)
Michael Sercerchi ...
Michael (uncredited)
Marc Yarrish ...
Street Vendor (uncredited)

Directed by

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Danny DeVito

Written by

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Adam Resnick ... (written by)

Produced by

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Jill Besnoy ... co-producer
Doug Davison ... co-producer
Jody Hedien ... co-producer
John Kreidman ... associate producer
Andrew Lazar ... producer
Joshua Levinson ... associate producer
Peter Macgregor-Scott ... producer
Lisa Reardon ... associate producer

Music by

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David Newman

Cinematography by

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Anastas N. Michos

Film Editing by

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Jon Poll

Editorial Department

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Robert Doyle ... assistant editor
Mo Henry ... negative cutter
Lara Johnston ... first assistant editor
Bob Kaiser ... color timer
Warren Paeff ... associate editor
Carrie Puchkoff ... assistant editor
David Tarnawsky ... second assistant editor
Bill Daly ... post-production executive (uncredited)
Kevin Fairfax Harwood ... telecine suite operator (uncredited)

Casting By

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Margery Simkin

Production Design by

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Howard Cummings

Art Direction by

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Tamara Deverell

Set Decoration by

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Enrico Campana

Costume Design by

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Jane Ruhm

Makeup Department

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Marlene Aarons ... makeup department head
Pipsan Ayotte ... assistant makeup artist
Jerry DeCarlo ... assistant department head hair stylist: New York
Selena Evans-Miller ... assistant makeup artist
Patricia Medina ... hair stylist
Cheri Minns ... hair stylist: Robin Williams / makeup artist: Robin Williams
Tim Mogg ... makeup artist
Ve Neill ... creative makeup / hair consultant
Jennifer Bower O'Halloran ... key hair stylist
Francie Fillatti ... additional hair stylist (uncredited)

Production Management

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Joe Barzo ... unit manager
Daniel R. Chavez ... executive in charge of post production
Jan Foster ... unit production manager
Joshua Levinson ... post-production supervisor
Nan Skiba ... production manager
Bill Draper ... executive in charge of production (uncredited)
Barbara Russo ... post-production executive (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Bruno Bryniarski ... second assistant director
Agnieszka Kroskowska ... assistant director (as Agnieszka Poninska)
Murphy Occhino ... second second assistant director
Michael Risoli ... first assistant director: US
David Webb ... first assistant director
Eric Yellin ... second assistant director: New York

Art Department

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Brad Archdekin ... props
Daniel Boxer ... property master: New York
Brenton Brown ... on-set dresser
Lauren Buckley ... art department coordinator: New York
Tim Campbell ... head painter
Ellen Christiansen ... set decorator: New York
Janet Cormack ... key scenic artist
Robert Currie ... assistant property master
Joe Curtin ... construction coordinator
Joshu de Cartier ... first assistant art director (as Joshu De Cartier)
Frank Didio ... co-construction coordinator
Alex DiGerlando ... art department assistant
Tucker Doherty ... set designer (as Catherine Doherty)
Peter K. Dunbar ... lead: New York (as Peter Dunbar)
Jay Durrwachter ... production illustrator: New York (as Jay Durrwacher)
Brad Francis ... stand-by painter
Jason Graham ... second assistant art director
Paul Greenberg ... graphic artist
Vincent Guarriello ... key construction grip
Donna Hamilton ... set dresser: New York
Gary Harmer ... lead person
Michael Kall ... carpenter
Daniel Kenney ... assistant property master: New York
Hinju Kim ... assistant art director: New York
Mayumi Konishi-Valentine ... second assistant art director (as Mayumi Konishi)
Jonathan Kovacs ... assistant property master
Marc Kuitenbrouwer ... head carpenter (as Mark Kuitenbrouwer)
Edward Lipscombe ... construction labor
Walter Lipscombe ... construction labor
Glenn Locke ... scenic artist
Byron K. Lovelace ... set dresser
Meaghan Lynch ... art department researcher (as Meg Lynch)
Jeffrey D. McDonald ... art director: New York
Harold Michelson ... visual consultant
Mike Montgomery ... construction grip
Joseph S. Patire ... shop craftsman
Ron Petagna ... construction coordinator: New York (as Ronald J. Petagna)
Ronnie Petagna ... carpenter
Morgan Pitts ... on-set dresser: New York
Aeschylus Poulos ... art department coordinator
Barton Rendulic ... illustrator (as Bartol Rendulic)
Vic Rigler ... property master
David Ritchie ... property master: second unit
Mikey Schmidt ... construction metal fabricator
Grant Shaffer ... storyboard artist
James Sorice ... master charge scenic: New York
Margot Therre ... lead scenic: New York (as Margo Therre)
Grant Van Der Slagt ... key set designer
Tom Warren ... assistant art director: New York
Martin Weinryb ... set decoration buyer
Joan Winters ... graphic designer
Robert Antalocy ... carpenter (uncredited)
Shannon Hart ... set decorator: reshoots (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Ron Bartlett ... re-recording mixer
Craig Berkey ... sound effects designer
Kerry P. Brown ... temp mixer
Benjamin Cheah ... sound effects editor
Matt Cluett ... sound transferer
Mark Cookson ... sound effects editor
Marko A. Costanzo ... foley artist
Jesse Ehredt ... sound recordist
Sean Garnhart ... sound effects editor
David Kelson ... sound mixer
David Knauer ... sound recording engineer
George A. Lara ... foley mixer
Skip Lievsay ... supervising sound editor
Norm MacLeod ... dialogue editor
Jason McFarling ... boom operator
Igor Nikolic ... first assistant sound editor
Thomas J. O'Connell ... adr mixer (as Tommy O'Connell)
Anthony Ortiz ... boom operator
Jeremy Peirson ... sound recordist
Jason Perreira ... sound dailies
Erika Schengili-Roberts ... boom operator
Mark Smith ... re-recording mixer
Greg Steele ... adr mixer
Roland N. Thai ... sound effects editor
Renee Tondelli ... supervising adr editor

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Hugo Cimmelli ... special effects crew
Taku Dazai ... specialty props
Aaron Dinsmore ... special effects technician
Walter Klassen ... special effects
David Kleinstein ... special effects
Rocco Larizza ... special effects assistant
David Loveday ... special effects prop builder
Jim McGillivary ... special effects supervisor
Laird McMurray ... special effects supervisor
Jim Peacock ... special effects builder
John Poulter ... special effects technician
David Reaume ... special effects technician
John Stifanich ... special effects technician
Stephen Wallace ... special effects technician
Ray Comiso ... special effects technician (uncredited)
Richard Redlefsen ... lab technician/sculptor (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Krista Benson ... digital compositor
Kerry P. Brown ... opening animation
John Coats ... visual effects storyboard artist
Chris Dawson ... encoding
Tim Everitt ... digital compositor
Kelly Fischl ... Visual Effects Production Assistant
David Fogg ... digital compositor
Kurt Hall ... video & computer graphics technician
Shaina Holmes ... digital compositor
Dave Jacobs ... Visual Effects Production Assistant
Mark Kochinski ... digital compositor
Lincoln Kupchak ... visual effects coordinator / visual effects editor
Chad Lewis ... rotoscope artist
John P. Mesa ... visual effects co-supervisor
Penny A. Mesa ... visual effects production manager
William Mesa ... visual effects supervisor
Dan Novy ... visual effects technical supervisor
Jeffrey A. Okun ... visual effects supervisor
L. Elizabeth Powers ... digital art director (as Laurie Powers)
Liz Radley ... computer and video graphics (as Elizabeth Radley)
Mark Sawicki ... optical camera
Matt Seckman ... Visual Effects Production Assistant
Andrew Somers ... digital effects artist: opening animation
Ken Stranahan ... visual effects compositing supervisor
Tammy Sutton ... digital compositor
Georgiana Tarjan ... Visual Effects Production Assistant
James D. Tittle ... digital visual effects coordinator: Pacific Title
Bryan Whitaker ... pre-visualisation artist
Jeffrey White ... visual effects producer
Edward Helmers ... digital compositor (uncredited)
Robbi Hinds ... director of photography: timelapse (uncredited)

Stunts

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Shelley Cook ... stunt performer
Suzanne Cunliffe-Brown ... stunts
Jim Dunn ... stunts
Peter Epstein ... stunts
Tom Farr ... stunt rigger / stunts
Jeffrey Lee Gibson ... stunt coordinator
Jason Guja ... stunts
Brayden Jones ... stunt performer
Dana Jones ... stunt performer
Jamie Jones ... stunt coordinator
Kelly Jones ... stunts
Riley Jones ... stunt performer
Blair Koski-Klein ... stunts
Kent W. Luttrell ... stunt double: Danny Devito (as Kent Luttrell)
Christopher McGuire ... stunts
Regan Moore ... stunt performer
Rick Parker ... stunts
Paul Rutledge ... stunts
Keith Siglinger ... stunts
Brian Smyj ... safety
Bryan Thomas ... stunt double
Dave Van Zeyl ... stunts
Matt Birman ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Brad Bunn ... stunt rigger (uncredited)
Blaise Corrigan ... stunts (uncredited)
Duncan McLeod ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Layton Morrison ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Edward A. Queffelec ... stunts (uncredited)
Kevin Rushton ... stunts (uncredited)
Kevin Squires ... stunt driver (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Bill Almeida ... best boy electric: New York
K.C. Bailey ... still photographer: New York
Denise Bailie ... first assistant camera: "b" camera, second unit
Vincent Borg ... rigging electric (2011)
Timothy R. Boyce Jr. ... additional video assist operator
Craig Bulmer ... electrician
Thomas Care ... dolly grip
Andrew Cheung ... grip: New York
Angelo Colavecchia ... camera operator: "a" camera
John Colavecchia ... assistant camera: "a" camera
Alisa M. Colley ... camera loader: New York
Yvonne Collins ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Tim Davis ... video assist operator
Alex Dawes ... rigging electric
Gary Deneault ... co-gaffer
Cylvan Desrouleaux ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
James Edmiston ... grip: New York
William Engel ... grip
Morris Flam ... gaffer
Daniel Hegarty ... technocrane operator
Beck Hoehn ... assistant camera: New York
Joel Holland ... video assist operator: New York
Lee Kazista ... assistant camera: New York
Patrick King ... additional dolly grip
David Larue ... grip
Doug Lawrance ... daily camera operator
Rick Leger ... crane operator: Technocrane
Toomas Loo ... best boy lighting
Peter Luxford ... camera operator: "b" camera
Peter Masterson ... assistant camera: New York
Jason A. Micallef ... electrician
Beth Nobes ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
David Norris ... camera operator: Wescam camera
Marcus Paletta ... grip
John Panuccio ... key rigging grip
Jesse Wayne Parker ... key grip
Matthew Pill ... rigging grip
Tom Prate ... key grip
Takashi Seida ... still photographer
Chris Silano ... assistant camera: New York
Tom Weston ... camera operator / director of photography: second unit
Ken Wiebe ... lighting board operator

Casting Department

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Ross Clydesdale ... casting: Canada
Aric Dupere ... extras casting assistant
Donna Dupere ... extras casting
Brad Gerstl ... extras casting representative
Juli-Ann Kay ... casting associate
Ali Merhi ... extras casting assistant
Michele Short ... casting associate
Aaron Unrau ... extras casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Joanna Brett ... wardrobe supervisor
Jay Du Boisson ... associate costume designer
Sandi Figueroa ... costumer: Edward Norton
Joseph La Corte ... set costumer
Loreen Lightfoot ... costume cutter
Muto-Little ... costume maker
Monica Ruiz-Ziegler ... costume shopper: New York
Anita Simard ... wardrobe truck supervisor
Tom Soluri ... costumer: Catherine Keener
Mia Sturup ... assistant costume designer

Location Management

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Kathleen Beall ... location scout
Will Beekman ... location assistant
Carey DePalma ... assistant location manager
Heather Gauntt ... location assistant
Brad Gratkowski ... assistant location manager
Joe Guest ... second assistant location manager
Matthew Kania ... location production assistant
Sandra Mikki ... location manager
Deborah Parker ... location manager (as Deb Parker)

Music Department

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Bruce Botnick ... music mixer / music recordist
Tom Boyd ... musician: oboe soloist
George Doering ... musician
Mark Eshelman ... scoring crew
Marty Frasu ... scoring sound supervisor
Thomas Graham II ... music programmer
J.J. Holiday ... musician
Gregory Jamrok ... orchestrator
Rebecca R. Liddle ... orchestrator
Jason Lloyd ... scoring crew
Norman Ludwin ... musician (bass)
Guy Maeda ... singer
David Newman ... orchestrator
Krystyna Newman ... scoring consultant
John Rodd ... orchestral scoring recordist
Scott Rouse ... assistant music editor
Marni Sanders ... copyist
Steven L. Smith ... music preparation
James Thatcher ... musician: french horn
Tom Villano ... supervising music editor
Pat Weber ... scoring crew

Transportation Department

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Bill Boyd ... picture car mechanic
Norm Henderson ... transportation coordinator
John Ozlins ... transportation captain
Sean Shepherd ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew

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James Mair Abroms ... adr loop group
Amanda Alden ... production secretary
John 'Frenchie' Berger ... armorer
Stephanie Lee Berger ... weapons handler
Liza Bigger ... production assistant
Shelley A. Boylen ... production coordinator
Sally Ann Brooks ... adr voice
Shelbie Bruce ... ADR loop group
Kami Calevro ... second assistant accountant
Stacie Carroll ... child wrangler
Al Cerullo ... helicopter pilot
Anouska Chydzik ... assistant: Andrew Lazar
Patricia Hanley Cumming ... on-set supervisor
Michael Dobbin ... accounting staff assistant
Greg Eby ... first assistant accountant
Ashley Edner ... adr artist
Bobby Edner ... adr voice
Joe Everett ... unit publicist
David Feinberg ... production office assistant: New York (as David L. Feinberg)
Jordan Brendan Finnegan ... production assistant
Justin Fleury ... production assistant
Wilma Garscadden-Gahret ... script supervisor (as Wilma Garscadden Gahret)
Kelly Gilbert ... accounting trainee
Julianne Gillies ... tutor
Ian Guns ... remote head technician
Ian Harrington ... assistant: Danny DeVito
Andreas Hass ... assistant production coordinator
Gym Hinderer ... assistant: A. Lazar
Dennis Jacobson ... payroll accountant
Koula Sossiadis Kazista ... production coordinator (as Karen Koula Sossiadis)
Steve Kolodziej ... 24 frame video and computer playback operator
Agnieszka Kroskowska ... hand double: Catherine Keener
Barry Lather ... choreographer
Rafael Lima ... production secretary
Jeff Lomaglio ... shop craftsmen
Andrew McCabe ... production assistant
Michael McElroy ... adr loop group
Joshua Miller ... adr loop group
Jeffrey Noah ... adr loop group
Emily Palmer ... production assistant
Mayda Renizzi-Holt ... first assistant accountant
Olimpia T. Rinaldi ... assistant production accountant
Lauren Schaffel ... adr artist
Michael L. Schmidt ... production assistant
Carly Sorscher ... production assistant
Rebecca Erwin Spencer ... assistant: Robin Williams
Elvis Stojko ... choreographer: Rainbow Randolph Ice Dance / dancer: Rainbow Randolph Ice Dance
William Chad Strug ... production assistant
Amanda Uber ... staff coordinator
Derek Ursacki ... daily accounting assistant
Nick Veziris ... gun wrangler
Scott Clevely ... daily production assistant (uncredited)
Chris Laker ... accounting clerk (uncredited)
Anthony Reynolds ... stand-in: Edward Norton (uncredited)
Dana Rudys ... production assistant (uncredited)
Sean Wicks ... creative executive (uncredited)

Thanks

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Nikki Allyn Grosso ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Fired in disgrace, kids show host Randolph Smiley finds himself out on the street, while his replacement Sheldon Mopes, finds himself on the fast track to success with a new hit show as the proud purple rhino Smoochy. But things take a turn for the worst when Sheldon finds out that some of the people that he works with, and some he doesn't know he's working for, are all in it for the money. Meanwhile, Randolph is slowly turning insane with his only thoughts focusing on killing Smoochy and getting back to his life of luxury. Written by MonkeyKingMA

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Taglines It's a kids show... with gangsters, bribery and corruption! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Tötet Smoochy (Germany)
  • Crève Smoochy, crève (France)
  • Smoochy (Spain)
  • Смърт на Смучи (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Eliminate Smoochy (Italy)
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Runtime
  • 109 min
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Budget $55,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia When hosting The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006), Jon Stewart mentioned this movie as one of his few acting jobs. He said "Welcome to the Seventy-Eighth Annual Academy Awards... hosted by me... the fourth male lead in "Death To Smoochy". Rent it." See more »
Goofs When Nora talks to Sheldon Mopes/Smoochy ('Edward Norton'), she accidentally calls him "Ed". See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Death to Smoochy (2002). See more »
Soundtracks Friends Come In All Sizes See more »
Quotes Sheldon: When my brothers and I played cowboys and Indians, I was always the Chinese railroad worker.
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