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A murder mystery brings together a private eye, a struggling actress, and a thief masquerading as an actor.

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Harry Lockhart
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Gay Perry
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Harmony Faith Lane
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Harlan Dexter
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Mr. Frying Pan
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Dabney Shaw
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Mr. Fire
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Pink Hair Girl
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Flicka
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Harry Lockhart - Age 9
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Harmony Faith Lane - Age 7
Duane Carnahan ...
Chainsaw Kid
Josh Richman ...
Richie
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Pistol Woman
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N.Y. Casting Woman
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N.Y. Cop
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B-Movie Actress
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Creature
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Harmony Faith Lane - Age 14
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Protocop (as Chris Gilman)
Brendan Fehily ...
Local News Reporter
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Agent Type (as David Newsome)
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Gift Bag Girl
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Marleah
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Homicide Cop (as Wiley Pickett)
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Lobby Cop
Daniel Bobby Tuttle ...
Hotel Concierge (as Bobby Tuttle)
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Patrol Cop
Saida Pagan ...
News Anchor (as Saida Rodriguez-Pagan)
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Party Girl
Daniel Browning Smith ...
Rubber Boy
Stevie ...
Pink Hair Girl's Dog
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Newswoman
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Woman in Hospital Blues
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Dexter Clinic Guard
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Aurelio
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Dexter Goon
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Dexter Goon (as Cole McKay)
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Dexter Goon (as Ben Bray)
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Harmony's Dad
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Eugene (creditOnly)
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Upscale Women (uncredited)
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Harry Lockhart - Age 16 (uncredited)
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Model at Party (uncredited)
Justin A. Davis ...
Cool Guy at Party (uncredited)
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Kristin (uncredited)
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Pool Party Guest (uncredited)
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Bear in Genaros Beer Commercial (uncredited) (voice)
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B-Movie Actor (uncredited)
Nathan Kim ...
Dancer (uncredited)
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Pie Eating Contest Kid (uncredited)
Cat Rowe ...
Pool Party Girl (uncredited)
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Actor at Audition (uncredited)
Steve Somers ...
Young Harmony's Dad (uncredited)
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Abe Lincoln (uncredited)
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Woman in Pool (uncredited)

Directed by

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Shane Black

Written by

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Brett Halliday ... (novel "Bodies Are Where You Find Them") (in part)
 
Shane Black ... (screen story)
 
Shane Black ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Jessica Alan ... associate producer
Susan Downey ... executive producer (as Susan Levin)
Carrie Morrow ... co-producer
Steve Richards ... executive producer
Joel Silver ... producer

Music by

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John Ottman

Cinematography by

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Michael Barrett ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Jim Page

Editorial Department

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Tony D'Amore ... digital intermediate colorist
Vince Filippone ... first assistant editor
Lauren Giordano ... editor: main titles
Keith Shaw ... colorist: mastering
Jeff Smithwick ... film timer (uncredited)
Devin Sterling ... digital intermediate producer (uncredited)

Casting By

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Mary Gail Artz
Barbara Cohen

Production Design by

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Aaron Osborne

Art Direction by

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Erin Cochran

Set Decoration by

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Jeannie Gunn
Mary-Margaret Stratton ... (set decorations)

Costume Design by

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Christopher J. Kristoff

Makeup Department

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Robin Black ... special makeup effects artist
Wade Daily ... key makeup artist: second unit
Scott H. Eddo ... key makeup artist (as Scott Eddo)
Sean Flanigan ... key hair stylist
Lee Joyner ... special makeup effects artist (as Lee Goyner)
Ralis Kahn ... special makeup effects artist
Jim Kail ... makeup artist (as James R. Kail)
Michael Moore ... key hair stylist: second unit
Nelly Recchia ... special makeup effects artist
Francine Shermaine ... hair stylist
Brenda Solomon ... hair special effects
Cale Thomas ... special makeup effects artist

Production Management

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Carrie Morrow ... unit production manager
Scott Fort ... production supervisor (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Ty Arnold ... first assistant director: second unit / second assistant director
Marco Black ... first assistant director
Kurt Bryant ... second unit director
Vernon Davidson ... second second assistant director (as Vernon A. Davidson)
Steve Lonano ... additional second second assistant director (as Stephen Lonano)
David Waters ... second assistant director: second unit (as David 'Muddy' Waters)

Art Department

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Mike Carrillo ... property master (as Michael Carillo)
Danielle Clemenza ... art department assistant
Robert Consing ... storyboard artist
Larce Crawford ... construction foreman
Joe Del Monte ... construction coordinator
Gustavo R. Ferreyra ... prop shop
Charlene 'Charli' Gerhardt ... buyer
Robert Hale ... head paint foreman
Mark Kusy ... property assistant (as Mark S. Kusy)
Jason Lasser ... set designer
William F. McLaughlin ... property master: second unit (as William McLoughlin)
Charles Reyes ... labor foreman (as Charles J. Reyes Jr.)
Buddy Ray Reynolds ... assistant property master (as Buddy Ray Reynolds-Maichel)
Carisa Rosenthal ... on-set dresser
Ron Sica ... lead (as Ronald Sica)
Andy Swan ... on-set dresser: second unit (as Andrew R. Swan)
Audrey Zaldumbide ... graphics designer
Aileen Febles ... art coordinator (uncredited)
Scott Kitchen ... construction foreman (uncredited)
Michele Munoz ... propmaker (uncredited)
Jason Baldwin Stewart ... assistant food stylist (uncredited)
David Tomeo ... stand-by painter (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Richard Adrian ... supervising sound editor
Christopher Alba ... first assistant sound editor
Gregg Barbanell ... foley artist
Brent Brewington ... utility sound
David E. Campbell ... re-recording mixer (as Dave Campbell)
Michael C. Casper ... re-recording mixer (as Mike Casper)
Valerie Davidson ... supervising foley editor
Bill R. Dean ... sound effects editor (as Bill Dean)
André Dias ... dubbing editor / dubbing mixer
Ezra Dweck ... pre-dub mixer
Aleksandr Gruzdev ... pre-dub mixer (as Alex Gruzdev)
Paul Hackner ... dialogue editor
Mark Larry ... supervising sound editor
Daniel J. Leahy ... re-recording mixer (as Dan Leahy)
Del Martin ... digital engineer
David McRell ... digital engineer
James Morioka ... dialogue editor
Thomas J. O'Connell ... adr mixer
Jason Piatt ... foley mixer (as Jason Platt)
Troy Porter ... adr mixer
Ken Strain ... boom operator (as Kenneth Strain)
Stephen Tibbo ... production sound mixer (as Stephen A. Tibbo)
Von Varga ... utility sound
Donna G. Walker ... post sound operations
Ezra Dweck ... additional sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Aleksandr Gruzdev ... additional sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Eddie Kim ... sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Charles Cooley ... key special effects
Ricky Farns ... special effects senior technician
Timothy B. Graham ... special effects
Steven Munson ... special effects crew: special effects
Mark Roberts ... special effects technician
Tom Seymour ... special effects technician (as Thomas Seymour)
J.D. Streett ... special effects supervisor
Blumes Tracy ... special effects technician
Sandra Stewart ... special effects technician (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Adam Avery ... additional visual effects
Stephen Bender ... additional visual effects
John Breslin ... visual effects supervisor: Photon VFX
Dean Cranney ... data management
Richard David Hall ... digital compositor: Photon VFX (as Richard Hall)
Daniel Harvey ... visual effects producer: Photon VFX
Josh Kent ... digital compositor: Lola Visual Effects
Scott Kinsey ... digital compositor: Lola Visual Effects
Adam Lisagor ... visual effects coordinator: Lola Visual Effects
Tony Meagher ... visual effects executive producer: Lola Visual Effects
Warwick Mellow ... digital artist: Photon VFX
Damon Milman ... digital artist: Photon VFX
Thomas Nittmann ... visual effects producer: Lola Visual Effects
Kim Pearce ... senior systems administrator
Cheryl Potter ... visual effects editor: in-house
Murray Smallwood ... digital artist: Photon VFX
Craig Stevenson ... digital artist: Photon VFX
Colin Strause ... 3D technical supervisor: Lola Visual Effects
Greg Strause ... visual effects supervisor: Lola Visual Effects
Edson Williams ... visual effects supervisor: Lola Visual Effects
Martin Wiseman ... digital effects producer: Photon VFX
Loeng Wong-Savun ... inferno artist: Lola Visual Effects
Yoshiya Yamada ... 3D artist: Lola Visual Effects
Craig Clarke ... digital compositor (uncredited)
Nicky Ladas ... system administrator (uncredited)
Brian Nugent ... compositor (uncredited)
Loren Robinson ... digital compositor (uncredited)

Stunts

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Rick Avery ... stunts
Ted Barba ... stunts
Ivan Bates ... stunts
Robin Lynn Bonaccorsi ... stunts (as Robin Bonaccorsi)
Chuck Borden ... stunts
Brandy Bourdeaux ... stunts
Kurt Bryant ... stunt coordinator
Joe Bucaro III ... stunts (as Joe Buccaro)
Annie Chasse ... stunts
Brian Christensen ... stunts
Edward Conna ... stunts (as Eddie Conna)
Azalea Davila ... stunts
Thomas Dewier ... stunts
Deanna Dozier ... stunts
Randy Hall ... stunts
Tom Harper ... stunts
Michael Haynes ... stunts
Nicola C. Hindshaw ... stunts (as Nicola Hindshaw)
Al Jones ... stunts
Brett A. Jones ... stunts (as Brett Jones)
Irving E. Lewis ... stunts (as Irving Lewis)
Frank Lloyd ... stunts
Ray Lykins ... stunts
Brian Machleit ... stunts
Carl Milinac ... stunts
Michael Owen ... stunts
Denney Pierce ... stunts
J.P. Ruggerio ... stunts
Jean Paul Ruggiero ... stunts
Michael J. Sarna ... stunts (as Mike Sarna)
Patrick J. Statham ... stunts (as Pat Statham)
Tim Walkey ... stunts (as Timmothy Walkey)
Garrett Warren ... stunts
Michael Groneman ... stunts (uncredited)
Brian Simpson ... stunt performer (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Curtis A. Andrews Jr. ... lighting technician
John B. Aronson ... director of photography: second unit (as John Aronson)
Paul C. Babin ... camera operator: "a" camera (as Paul Babin)
Greg Banta ... assistant chief lighting technician: second unit (as Gregory S. Banta)
Jack Bauer ... best boy
Jennifer Bell ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Massimo Bordonaro ... epk & behind the scenes
John Bramley ... still photographer
Doug Chartier ... dolly grip
Pat Dames ... key grip: second unit (as James P. Dames)
Eric M. Davis ... lighting technician
Cameron Duncan ... camera loader
Ron Edmonson ... best boy grip: second unit
Craig Fikse ... camera operator: "b" camera (as Craig Fiske) / steadicam operator (as Craig Fiske)
Christopher Franey ... lighting technician
Cory Geryak ... chief lighting technician
Nathaniel Goodman ... camera operator: second unit
Jared Greenstein ... rigging electrician
James Heywood ... grip
Joel Jaspan ... dolly grip
Ronald A. Miller ... rigging grip
Keith Morgan ... set lighting technician (uncredited)
David Morton ... chief lighting technician: second unit / gaffer: second unit
Dale Myrand ... additional camera operator (uncredited)
C. Roy Nigra ... dolly grip: second unit
Dara Norman ... electrician
Craig Peiffer ... key grip
David Richert ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Paul Santoni ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Mike Shaheen ... 24 frame video operator
Mick Spitalnick ... grip (uncredited)
Robert Sterry ... video assist operator
Larry Sushinski ... assistant chief lighting technician
Neil Toussaint ... first assistant camera: second unit
Michael D. Weldon ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Scott Whitbread ... second assistant camera: first unit
Brian Woronec ... rigging gaffer
Ryan Huston ... rigging electrician (uncredited)
Kevin Tiesiera ... set lighting technician (uncredited)
Joseph D. Urbanczyk ... additional camera operator (uncredited)
Scott Whitbread ... second assistant camera (uncredited)

Animation Department

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Gary Mau ... animator: main title animation

Casting Department

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Jennifer Bender ... extras casting
Farrah Fox-Collis ... casting associate
Mariann H.W. Lee ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Virginia Burton ... costume supervisor
Bob Moore Jr. ... set costumer (as Robert Moore)
Courtney Ormond ... on-set costumer / on-set costumer: second unit / set costumer
Nancy Smytka ... on-set costumer (as Nancy E. Smytka)
Douglas J. Stewart ... textile artist (uncredited)

Location Management

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Kristi Frankenheimer ... location manager
Wendall Hinkle ... assistant location manager (as Wendall S. Hinkle)
Eva M. Schroeder ... key assistant location manager
Paul D. Boydston ... location manager (uncredited)
Daniel Veluzat ... location liaison (uncredited)

Music Department

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Andrea Datzman ... additional orchestrator
Amanda Goodpaster ... music editor
Bruce Harvey ... conductor
John Ottman ... music score producer / orchestrator
Pismo ... rapper
Randall Poster ... music supervisor
Jeremy Raub ... music editor
George Shaw ... additional orchestrator
Casey Stone ... music scoring mixer
Frank Macchia ... orchestrator (uncredited)
David Sabee ... orchestra contractor (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Morris Aroesti ... driver
Troy Gould ... transportation co-captain
David Travis Grieb ... driver: cast
Dave Hannah ... driver
Guy Merrick ... transportation co-captain
David Oppenheim ... picture car coordinator
Jack Jay Reece ... driver
Griff Ruggles ... transportation coordinator
Ronald Stinton ... transportation co-captain (as Ronald R. Stinton)
Alberto Coto ... transportation (uncredited)
Shawn Coulter ... transportation (uncredited)
L. Chip Crosby Jr. ... additional driver (uncredited)
Charlie Ping ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew

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Rachel Aberly ... unit publicist
Jason Altieri ... production assistant
Aaron Auch ... assistant: Joel Silver
Sim Bajaj ... assistant: Joel Silver
Robert Benavides Jr. ... production assistant
Stephen Bender ... production executive
Ardy Brent Carlson ... production secretary (as Brent Carlson)
Kyle Cooper ... title sequence: executive producer
Dominique Derrenger ... second assistant accountant
Guin Dill ... animal trainer
Ethan Erwin ... assistant: Susan Levin
Scott Fort ... production office coordinator (as R.S. Fort)
Charles W. Francis ... production accountant
Kevin Goetz ... commercial director
Michael Goetz ... commercial director
Meghan Heritage ... production assistant
Brett Howard ... assistant: Shane Black
Derek Hurd ... craft service
J.D. Iriarte ... assistant: Val Kilmer
Cati Jean ... choreographer: goth party
David Kessler ... set medic
Ryan Krayser ... production assistant
Adam Kuhn ... production associate
Josh Kuhn ... key craft service
Kenneth LaFayette ... first assistant accountant
T.J. Lewis ... production assistant
Mathew Lorenceau ... photo double: Robert Downey Jr.
Dan Magee ... production assistant
John Malakoff ... production travel consultant
Jay Mason ... script supervisor
Paul McCloskey ... assistant: Steve Richards
Haley McLane ... script supervisor: second unit
Sarah Meyer ... production assistant
Michael Moran ... production assistant
Dan Ollman ... production assistant
Stephanie Purdy-Azan ... animal trainer (as Stephanie Purdy)
Jimmy Rich ... assistant: Robert Downey Jr.
Jacob Riehle ... production assistant
Anthony Roza ... production assistant (as Tony Roza)
Janell M. Sammelman ... production assistant (as Janell Sammelman)
Stephen Schuster ... title designer: Prologue
Todd Spears ... payroll accountant
Asa Tait ... production assistant (as Asa Shumskas-Tait)
Andre C. Verderame ... production assistant: Val Kilmer (as Andre Verderame)
Samir Vural ... production assistant
Wesley Walker ... production assistant
Anne Marie Wilson ... production assistant
Michael Yanni ... assistant: Val Kilmer
Danny Yount ... title designer
Andrew Zilch ... assistant production office coordinator
Ardy Brent Carlson ... production coordinator: re-shoots (uncredited)
Rob Gomes ... production assistant (uncredited)
Michael J. Harker ... completion bond company representative (uncredited)
Kory Kruckenberg ... assistant engineer: scoring (uncredited)
Ann Shimabukuro ... additional set production assistant (uncredited)
Michael Ryan Sikov ... assistant to executive producer (uncredited)
Steve Solomon ... animal trainer (uncredited)

Thanks

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Michael A. Simpson ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role... Written by austin4577@aol.com

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Taglines Sex. Murder. Mystery. Welcome to the party. See more »
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Also Known As
  • You'll Never Die in This Town Again (United States)
  • L.A.P.I. (United States)
  • Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (Spain)
  • Cmok cmok, bang bang (Slovenia)
  • Iubire si gloante (Romania)
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Runtime
  • 103 min
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Box Office

Budget $15,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $180,660, 23 Oct 2005
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $11,325,713, 22 Jan 2006

Did You Know?

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Trivia As a show of support for Robert Downey Jr.'s recovery from alcohol and drugs, Val Kilmer refused to drink during the entire production. See more »
Goofs When the camera zooms in on the newspaper article detailing the story about the film crew coming to the small town of Embry, Indiana to film a movie, the website www.embrystar.com is clearly visible under the name of the newspaper - the article was supposedly written and published in 1982, eight years before the first website existed. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Great Movie Mistakes 2: The Sequel (2011). See more »
Soundtracks SLEIGH RIDE See more »
Crazy Credits At the end of the movie, Val Kilmer says not to leave; to stay and watch the credits; and if you're wondering who the Best Boy is, he's someone's nephew. (The actual Best Boy credit is Jack Bauer.) See more »
Quotes Perry: My $2000 ceramic Vektor my mother got me as a special gift. You threw in the lake next to the car. What happens when they drag the lake? You think they'll find my pistol. Jesus. Look up "idiot" in the dictionary. You know what you'll find?
Harry: A picture of me?
Perry: No! The definition of the word idiot, which you fucking are!
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