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A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on... See more »

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Thomas Schell
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Oskar Schell
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Linda Schell
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Oskar's Grandmother
Dennis Hearn ...
Minister
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Homeless Man
Julian Tepper ...
Deli Waiter
Caleb Reynolds ...
Schoolboy
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Stan the Doorman
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The Renter
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Walt the Locksmith
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Locksmith Customer (as Lorna Guity Pruce)
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Abby Black
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William Black
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Hazelle Black
Bernadette Drayton ...
Prayer Group Woman
David Latham ...
Prayer Group Man
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Piano Man
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Old Mr. Black
Carmen M. Herlihy ...
Denise Black
Ryka Dottavio ...
Maris Black
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Stable Girl
Diane Cheng ...
Fong Black
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Boris Black
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Hector Black
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E.S. Black
Brandon Jeffers ...
Hamlet
Martin E. Brens ...
Dick Black (as Martin Brens)
Gustavo Brens ...
Richard Black
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Astrid Black
Rene Ojeda ...
Ramos Black (as René Ojeda)
Madison Arnold ...
Alan Black
Henry Morales-Ballet ...
Deli Customer #1
Bryse Gregory ...
Deli Customer #2
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Bartender
Kit Flanagan ...
Cassidy Black
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Aurelia Black
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Baz Black
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B.G. Black
Benjamin McCracken ...
Benjamin Black
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Malachi Black
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Harlan Black
Sam K. Kaufman ...
Minch (as Sam Kaufman)
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Teacher
Kim Rideout ...
Business Woman
Chloe Elaine Scharf ...
Business Woman's Daughter
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Security Guard
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Estate Sale Organizer (as Christopher Hardwick)
Kate Levy ...
Woman At Estate Sale
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Elaine Black
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Leigh-Anne Black
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Mona Black
Clayton James Mackay ...
Boy
Bailey Grey ...
Girl
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roger Brenner ...
Pedestrian (uncredited)
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Business Man (uncredited)
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John Black (uncredited)
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Girl in the Street (uncredited)
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Fit model for Ann Roth (uncredited)
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Beck Black (uncredited)
Bill Walters ...
Homeless BG (uncredited)
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Office Worker (uncredited)
Simon H. Williams ...
Friend in Central Park (uncredited)

Directed by

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Stephen Daldry

Written by

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Eric Roth ... (screenplay)
 
Jonathan Safran Foer ... (novel)

Produced by

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Eli Bush ... co-producer
Celia D. Costas ... executive producer (as Celia Costas)
Tarik Karam ... co-producer
Mark Roybal ... executive producer
Scott Rudin ... producer
Nora Skinner ... executive producer
Marieke Spencer ... associate producer
Jayne-Ann Tenggren ... associate producer

Music by

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Alexandre Desplat

Cinematography by

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Chris Menges ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Claire Simpson

Editorial Department

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Leslie Bautsch ... post-production coordinator
Leslie Blevins ... post-production coordinator
Brian Boyd ... colorist
Pete Conlin ... post production
Melinda Garrett ... post-production coordinator
Jonathan Hoffman ... post production
Kevin Krout ... assistant colorist: dailies
Victoria Lang ... first assistant editor
James Lesage ... apprentice editor (as James LeSage)
Jack Lewars ... colorist: dailies
Paloma Mele ... second assistant editor
Nick Monton ... digital intermediate producer
Jim Passon ... color timer
Jay Rabinowitz ... additional editor
David A. Smith ... associate editor
Stefan Sonnenfeld ... colorist
Jay Tilin ... digital conform editor
Matt Breitenbach ... assistant conform editor (uncredited)
Marika D. Litz ... post-production assistant (uncredited)
Clare McKee ... digital cinema producer (uncredited)
Daniel Paress ... post-production coordinator (uncredited)
Chad Schermerhorn ... digital dailies assistant (uncredited)
Seth Weinman ... post-production technician: dailies (uncredited)

Casting By

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Ellen Lewis
Mele Nagler

Production Design by

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K.K. Barrett

Art Direction by

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Peter Rogness

Set Decoration by

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George DeTitta Jr.

Costume Design by

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Ann Roth

Makeup Department

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Gary Archer ... dental prosthetics
Chris Clark ... key hair stylist
Marjorie Durand ... key makeup artist (as Margie Durand)
Louise McCarthy ... makeup department head
Jerry Popolis ... hair department head
Ivana Primorac ... hair designer / makeup designer
Janine Rath ... hair stylist: Ms. Bullock (as Janine Rath-Thompson)
Pamela S. Westmore ... makeup artist: Ms. Bullock (as Pamela Westmore)
Erika Abberton ... additional hair stylist (uncredited)
Diane Dixon ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Linda Kaufman ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Natasha Ladek ... wig maker: Sandra Bullock (uncredited)
Joanna McCarthy ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management

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Deb Dyer ... unit production manager
Claire Kirk ... production supervisor: second unit
Jennifer Lane ... post-production supervisor
Kate McCaslin ... production supervisor: second unit
Kelley Smith-Wait ... executive in charge of production
Afnahn Khan ... post-production executive (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Scott Bowers ... second assistant director: second unit
Catherine Feeny ... second assistant director: second unit / second second assistant director
Tarik Karam ... second unit director
Amy Lauritsen ... second assistant director
Travis Rehwaldt ... second second assistant director
Jamie Sheridan ... first assistant director: second unit (as James E. Sheridan)
Richard Styles ... first assistant director
Christopher Swartout ... first assistant director: second unit

Art Department

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Derrick Alford ... construction coordinator
Tommy Allen ... property master
I. Javier Ameijeiras ... assistant art director / illustrator
Michael Auszura ... assistant art director
Kevin Brink ... set dresser
Lauren Buckley ... art department coordinator
D. Keith Cleary ... carpenter
Dan DeTitta ... set dresser (as Daniel C. DeTitta)
Gerald DeTitta ... leadman (as Gerald A. DeTitta)
Lauren DeTitta ... assistant set decorator
Matthew DeTitta ... set dresser
Nicholas DeTitta ... on-set dresser
Christopher Doogan ... scenic foreman
Ann Edgeworth ... assistant property master (as Ann L. Edgeworth)
Adam Goodnoff-Cernese ... on-set dresser
Jay Hendrickx ... charge scenic
James Hoff ... stand-by scenic (as H. James Hoff)
Gay A. Howard ... art department coordinator: set decoration department (as G.A. Howard)
Teddy Janicki ... scenic industrial
Timothy Joliat ... set dresser
Derrick Kardos ... graphic artist
Erika S. Katz ... set dresser
Clifford Klatt ... set dresser (as Cliff Klatt)
Hugh Landwehr ... assistant art director
Joanna Leavens ... art department assistant
Emmett J. Lundberg ... staff assistant (as Emma L.P. Lundberg)
Richard Nelson ... set dresser (as Rick Nelson)
Sean O'Connell ... set dresser
Jaime Reyes ... scenic shopman
Brien Sauchelli ... construction grip
Jolie Scherberger ... set dresser (as Johanna Ruhe)
Daniel Sheppard ... set dresser
Joel Weaver ... assistant property master
Wendy Brown ... set dresser (uncredited)
Mary Citarella ... scenic artist (uncredited)
Jeffrey Czaja ... scenic artist (uncredited)
Miguel De Jesus ... industrial shop person (uncredited)
Paul George Divone ... key shop craftsman (uncredited)
Michael T. Galvin ... set dressing foreman (uncredited)
Judy Gurr ... assistant set decorator (uncredited)
Samantha Higgins ... set dresser (uncredited)
George Kousoulides ... scenic artist (uncredited)
Todd Lichtenstein ... shop electric (uncredited)
Todd MacNicholl ... key construction grip (uncredited)
John Mazzoni ... best boy construction grip (uncredited)
Susan Pitocchi ... scenic artist (uncredited)
Bobby Roelofs ... set dresser (uncredited)
Katherine Rondeau ... scenic artist (uncredited)
Dylan Jude Sheridan ... set dresser (uncredited)
Ioannis Zaptis ... scenic artist (uncredited)
Chris Zizzo ... key shop electric (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Michael Barosky ... sound mixer: second unit
Krissopher Chevannes ... sound mix technician
Marko A. Costanzo ... foley artist (as Marko Costanzo)
Robert Fernandez ... additional sound re-recording mixer (as Roberto Fernandez)
Dave Flynch ... foley editor (as Dave B. Flynch)
Brian Gallagher ... adr mixer
Dror Gescheit ... sound mix technician
Heather Gross ... sound effects editor
Bobby Johanson ... adr mixer
Gregg Landaker ... additional re-recording mixer
George A. Lara ... foley mixer (as George Lara)
Blake Leyh ... supervising sound editor
Skip Lievsay ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Tony Martinez ... adr editor
Danny Michael ... sound mixer
Igor Nikolic ... first assistant sound editor
Jason Oliver ... adr mixer
Eliza Paley ... supervising dialogue & adr editor
Michael Rivera ... adr mixer
Jac Rubenstein ... dialogue editor
Kira Smith ... boom operator
Julian Townsend ... cable (as Julian L. Townsend)
Paul Urmson ... re-recording mixer
Paul Yurt ... systems engineer
Lawrence Zipf ... assistant sound editor (as Larry Zipf)
Matthew Zipkin ... adr recordist
Dann Fink ... adr voice casting (uncredited)
Daniel McIntosh ... sound mixer: second unit (uncredited)
Michael Miller ... adr mixer (uncredited)
Linda Murphy ... boom operator (uncredited)
Bruce Pross ... sound effects recordist (uncredited)
Larry Provost ... sound mixer: second unit (uncredited)
Peter Schneider ... additional production sound mixer (uncredited)
Paul Tirone ... adr recordist (uncredited)
Angie Yesson ... sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Mark Hawker ... special effects: "Falling Man"
Steven Kirshoff ... special effects supervisor (as Steve Kirshoff)
Roy Savoy ... special effects coordinator (as Roy J. Savoy)
Ken Goodstein ... special effects (uncredited)
Devin Ladd ... special effects (uncredited)
John Stifanich ... special effects coordinator (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Jeff Allen ... visual effects: Method Studios
Cynthia Angel ... visual effects production manager
John Bair ... visual effects: Phosphene
Renuka Ballal ... visual effects producer: Phosphene
Vivian Connolly ... visual effects: Phosphene
Matt Dessero ... visual effects: Method Studios
Mitchell Ferm ... visual effects producer
Marci Ichimura ... visual effects: Phosphene
Tram Le-Jones ... visual effects: Method Studios (as Tram Le)
Jaemin Lee ... lighting technical director: method studios / visual effects: method studios
Kevin Scott Mack ... visual effects supervisor (as Kevin Mack)
Vance Miller ... visual effects: Phosphene
Steve Morris ... visual effects: Company 3
Jared Pollack ... visual effects: Company 3
Aaron Raff ... visual effects: Phosphene
Heather Saunders ... visual effects: Company 3
Glenn Allen ... visual effects producer: Brainstorm Digital (uncredited)
Matt Anderson ... visual effects coordinator: Brainstorm Digital (uncredited)
Sean Araki ... systems engineer (uncredited)
Igor Boshoer ... pipeline technical director: Method Studios (uncredited)
Cara Buckley ... head of production: Method Studios NYC (uncredited)
Craig Crawford ... digital compositor: (uncredited)
Robert Nicholas Dauphinais ... digital compositor: Method Studios NYC (uncredited)
Eran Dinur ... visual effects supervisor: Brainstorm Digital (uncredited)
Aleksandar Djordjevic ... digital compositor: Method Studios (uncredited)
Brendan Fitzgerald ... digital artist (uncredited)
Richard Friedlander ... visual effects producer: Brainstorm Digital (uncredited)
Wendy Garfinkle ... visual effects producer: main & end titles (uncredited)
Matthew Hackett ... previsual animation supervisor: Method NYC (uncredited)
Robert Henry ... digital compositor: Method Studios (uncredited)
Yoshiko Hirata ... flame artist: Company 3 (uncredited)
Tara Marie Jacobson ... digital compositor (uncredited)
Alice Kahn ... visual effects coordinator: Method Studios (uncredited)
Ryan Leonard ... digital compositor: Method Studios (uncredited)
Justin Maynard ... matchmove (uncredited)
Alejandro Monzon ... rotoscope artist (uncredited)
Eddie Offermann ... software (uncredited)
David Piombino ... digital compositor: Method Studios (uncredited)
Jonathan Podwil ... digital compositor (uncredited)
Eddie Porter ... digital compositor (uncredited)
Kevin Quinlan ... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Greg Radcliffe ... digital compositor (uncredited)
Chris B. Schnitzer ... director of visual effects (uncredited)
Adam Schwartz ... digital compositor (uncredited)
Tomoko Shin ... digital compositor (uncredited)
Dan Short ... compositor (uncredited)
Christina Sidoti ... previsualization artist (uncredited)
Jesse Spielman ... digital compositor (uncredited)
David Toepfer ... systems engineer: Method Studios (uncredited)
Laszlo L. Ujvari ... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Tim Van Horn ... digital compositor (uncredited)
Scott Winston ... digital compositor (uncredited)
Tom Zils ... digital compositor (uncredited)

Stunts

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Scott Burik ... stunt performer
Chris Cenatiempo ... stunt performer
John Cenatiempo ... stunt performer
Victor Chan ... stunt performer
Blaise Corrigan ... stunt coordinator
Wade Eastwood ... stunt coordinator
Jeffrey Lee Gibson ... stunt performer
Don Hewitt ... stunt performer (as Don Hewitt Sr.)
Jason Northgard ... stunt performer
Thomas Place ... stunt coordinator
Stephen A. Pope ... stunt coordinator (as Stephen Pope)
Keith Siglinger ... stunt performer
Daniel Stevens ... stunt performer
Jake Swallow ... stunt performer
Adam Wood ... stunt performer
Chris Barnes ... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Randy Beckman ... stunt rigging coordinator (uncredited)
Arturo Dickey ... stunt rigger (uncredited) / utility stunts (uncredited)
Daniel Stevens ... stunt double: Tom Hanks (uncredited)
Jake Swallow ... stunt double: Tom Hanks (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Julian Bass ... digital camera loader
Hilary Benas ... additional second assistant camera
Maceo Bishop ... camera operator: "b" camera / steadicam operator
Peter Bulavinetz ... key grip: second unit
Sasha Burdett ... digital imaging technician: second unit
Patrick Capone ... director of photography: second unit
David M. Carr ... best boy rigging grip
Daniel Casey ... second assistant camera: Phantom unit
Elizabeth Cassinelli ... additional loader (as Elizabeth Casinelli)
Andrew Cavagnet ... video assist (as Andrew R. Cavagnet)
Alisa M. Colley ... second assistant camera: "b" camera, Budapest (as Alisa Colley)
Jason Cortazzo ... libra head technician
François Duhamel ... still photographer
Kevin Flynn ... rigging key grip (as Kevin W. Flynn)
Casey Ford ... best boy rigging gaffer
Richie Ford ... rigging gaffer
Joseph Grimaldi ... assistant chief lighting technician
Andrew Harris ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Joel Holland ... key video assist
Matt Howard ... digital loader
Chris Kilduff ... best boy grip
Scott Kincaid ... electrician
John Krause ... dolly grip
Jody Lee Lipes ... director of photography: second unit
Abby Levine ... digital imaging technician
Rob Mabin ... electrician
Brendon Malone ... dolly grip (uncredited)
Chris Menges ... camera operator: "a" camera
John J. Moers ... additional documentary cinematography
Richard Nagle ... digital imaging technician: second unit
Bill O'Leary ... chief lighting technician (as William O'Leary)
Michael J. Prate ... grip
Tom Prate ... key grip (as Tommy Prate)
K.C. Roballo ... rigging grip
Gregor Tavenner ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Joseph Trammell ... 24-frame video assist (as Joe Trammell)
Rebecca Venezia ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Robert Vuolo ... chief lighting technician: second unit
Aurelia Winborn ... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as Aurelia J. Winborn)
Sebastián Almeida ... remote head technician (uncredited)
Cesar Baptista ... dolly grip: second unit (uncredited) / rigging grip (uncredited)
Thomas Calandrillo ... super techno crane operator (uncredited)
Michael Cambria ... first assistant camera: second unit (uncredited)
Mariusz Cichon ... digital imaging technician (uncredited)
Don Cornett ... phantom camera technician (uncredited)
Eric Dvorsky ... aerial camera technician (uncredited)
Marialuisa Ernst ... lighting technician (uncredited)
Bob Gambardella ... electrician (uncredited)
Keith Gordon ... grip (uncredited)
Elizabeth Hedges ... additional second assistant camera (uncredited)
Ryan Heide ... digital imaging technician: second unit (uncredited)
Jeremy Knaster ... electrician (uncredited)
Gabe Kolodny ... digital imaging technician (uncredited)
Eric Lichtenstein ... camera staff assistant (uncredited)
Clint Litton ... digital imaging technician (uncredited)
Michael J. Maurer ... lamp operator (uncredited)
Kevin Meegan ... grip (uncredited)
Joe Mellon ... dolly grip: second unit (uncredited)
Jeff Muhlstock ... camera operator (uncredited)
Xavier Munoz ... grip (uncredited)
John Nijhawan ... grip (uncredited)
Steven R. Paquette ... grip (uncredited)
Phil Pastuhov ... aerial camera operator (uncredited)
Stuart Rogers ... grip (uncredited)
Michael Rudolph ... electrician (uncredited)
Darren Ryan ... video assist (uncredited)
Pierson Silver ... libra head operator (uncredited)
Robert Stevers ... dimmer board operator (uncredited)
Bob Van Heek ... rigging grip (uncredited)
Daniel Wallenstein ... grip (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Matthew Maisto ... casting assistant
Meghan Rafferty ... casting associate
Christina Shea-Wright ... casting associate (as Christina Wright)
Veronika Lee Claghorn ... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
Jamie Jacobson ... child extras casting (uncredited)
Nicah Lowry Nossaman ... casting assistant (uncredited)
Jennifer Sabel ... extras casting director (uncredited)
Grant Wilfley ... extras casting (uncredited)
Bruce Winant ... adr voice casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Jason Adam V ... costumer
Megan Asbee ... set costumer
Susan Bakula ... head costume tailor
Jonathan Clay ... costume production assistant
Lucy Cobbs ... costume staff assistant
David Davenport ... costume supervisor
Kevin Draves ... wardrobe supervisor (as J. Kevin Draves)
Colleen Ehrlich ... costume administrator
Kortney Lawlor ... costumer: Mr. Hanks
Fionnuala M. Lynch ... costumer: Ms. Bullock (as Fionnuala Lynch)
Michelle Matland ... assistant costume designer
Jonathan Schwartz ... costume assistant
Martha Smith ... set costumer (as Martha L. Smith)
Natalie Abreu ... costume production assistant (uncredited)
Scott T. Coppock ... ager/dyer (uncredited)
Malik Summers ... costumer (uncredited)

Location Management

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Chris Cloud ... second unit: additional photography
Kat Donahue ... assistant location manager
Steve Faughnan ... location coordinator
Joe Guest ... location manager (as Joe C. Guest)
Matthew Kania ... assistant location manager
Mike Trainor ... location assistant
Louis Zuppardi ... location manager: second unit
Mara Alcaly ... location scout (uncredited)
Malcolm Alston ... location assistant (uncredited)
Victoria Carter ... location scout (uncredited)
Jesse Davidson ... location scout (uncredited)
Christopher LeStrange ... location scout (uncredited)
Robert Noonan ... location scout (uncredited)
Eric Papa ... location scout (uncredited)
Phuong-Thuy Pham ... location scout (uncredited)
Julian Ruhe ... location scout (uncredited)
Rufus Wyer ... location scout (uncredited)

Music Department

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Jean-Pascal Beintus ... orchestrator
Nicolas Charron ... orchestrator
Peter Cobbin ... music mixer / music recordist
Alexandre Desplat ... conductor / orchestrator
Matt Franko ... music preparation
Mark Graham ... music preparation
Joel Iwataki ... music recordist
Ryan Kelly ... pro tools operator
Dominique Lemonnier ... music producer
Gerard McCann ... music editor
Katherine Gordon Miller ... music editor (as Katherine Miller)
Lewis Morison ... music programmer
Sylvain Morizet ... orchestrator
Eric Pfeifer ... pro tools operator
Nic Ratner ... music editor
Chad E. Smith ... musician
Jean-Yves Thibaudet ... musician: piano solo
Kirsty Whalley ... score editor
Philip James Katrandjian ... musician (uncredited)
Victor Pesavento ... music preparation (uncredited)
Tim Starnes ... additional music editor (uncredited)
Sheldon Yellowhair ... recording assistant (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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James Fanning ... transportation captain
John Hicks ... transportation co-captain (as John M. Hicks)
Bryan Place ... transportation coordinator
Frank Beggins ... driver (uncredited)
Bill Curry Jr. ... driver (uncredited)
Sean Heilig ... driver (uncredited)
Tom Heilig ... driver: cast (uncredited)
Damian Holton ... driver (uncredited)
Bernie Martin ... driver: cast (uncredited)
Michael Murphy ... driver: cast (uncredited)
Edward Paustian ... driver (uncredited)
Francis Whalen ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew

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Dionne Audain ... stand in: Viola Davis
Maggie Biggar ... assistant: Ms. Bullock
David E. Bisson ... production secretary (as David Bisson)
Catherine Brelet ... assistant: Mr. von Sydow (as Catherine von Sydow)
Steven Cardwell ... executive assistant: Mr. Rudin
Jacquelyn Carr ... studio production team
Marlo Carroll ... production staff assistant
Janelle Coleman ... additional production assistant
William Conacher ... dialogue supervisor
Rachel Connors ... script supervisor: second unit
Theo Cusick ... production staff assistant: second unit
Kyle Davis ... production staff assistant
Sam Day ... office staff assistant
Allison Diamond ... assistant: Mr. Hanks
Bryant Donohue ... production staff assistant: second unit
Jen Dougherty ... assistant accountant (as Jennifer Dougherty)
Katie Ennis ... production assistant
Kathleen Fellegara ... set medic (as Kathy Fellegara)
Rich Fellegara ... set medic
Paul Hamill ... facilities manager
Rob Harris ... unit publicist
Joyce Heftel ... script supervisor: pre-timing
Jessica Held ... assistant: Mr. Rudin
Diane Hounsell ... script supervisor: second unit
Charles Howard II ... production assistant
Lamont Jackson ... security
Samson Jacobson ... office staff assistant
Geoffrey Jean-Baptiste ... additional production assistant
Spencer Jezewski ... production staff assistant
Louis Katz ... production physician (as Dr. Louis Katz)
Sherry Kecskes ... payroll accountant
Kaelan Kelly-Sordelet ... production assistant
David Kennedy ... executive assistant
Gayoung Kim ... assistant accountant
Tony Kost ... tatoo model max von sydow
Alex Libby ... assistant: Mr. Daldry (as Alexander Libby)
Ginger Marley ... production staff assistant
Timothy Martin ... production staff assistant
Ellen Martinez ... production staff assistant
Kate McCaslin ... assistant: Ms. Costas / production supervisor: second unit
Kelly McKee ... set production assistant
Peter McManus ... production accountant
B.T. McNicholl ... assistant: child acting
Joshua Mehr ... assistant: Mr. Rudin
Gabriel Meyers ... production assistant
Mike Miller ... security
Sara Neuffer ... production staff assistant: second unit
Elizabeth Neveu ... production staff assistant
Leda Nornang ... production office coordinator
Victoria Northridge ... teacher
Nick Notte ... production staff assistant: second unit (as Nicholas Notte)
Timothy O'Malley ... assistant accountant
Rachel Parriot ... production staff assistant: second unit (as Rachel L. Parriott)
Jim Pellegrinelli ... assistant production office coordinator
Roberto Perez Antolin ... marketing executive
Constance Pierce-Winters ... production staff assistant (as Connie Pierce-Winters)
Abdul Rashid ... security
Bill Richards ... helicopter pilot (as William Richards)
Deborah Ricketts ... stock footage clearance
Dan Sarrow ... assistant: Mr. Rudin
Delaney Schenker ... production assistant
Kelsey Schuyler ... assistant post-production accountant
Scott Sullens ... travel coordinator (as R. Scott Sullens)
Lygia Day Szelwach ... teacher (as Lygia Szelwach)
Laura Taylor ... assistant accountant
Jayne-Ann Tenggren ... script supervisor
Mike Trainor ... additional office assistant
Cedric Brelet von Sydow ... documentarian (as Cedric von Sydow)
Lisa Wiggins ... assistant accountant
Rasha Zamamiri ... adr actor
Jason Acevedo ... craft service (uncredited)
Fajer Al-Kaisi ... adr actor (uncredited)
Giuseppe Ardizzone ... additional set production assistant (uncredited)
Arusha Baker ... set production assistant: second unit (uncredited)
Clayton Beisner ... production staff (uncredited) / stage manager (uncredited)
Adam Bennett ... studio teacher (uncredited)
Jason Berg ... post production assistant (uncredited)
Laura Lynn Berrios ... hand double for sandra bullock (uncredited)
Susan Bliss ... post script services (uncredited)
Nina Boesch ... interaction designer (uncredited)
George Brassey ... production assistant (uncredited)
Nathan Buffaloe ... production assistant (uncredited)
Yara Caubet ... production assistant (uncredited)
Andrew Cesana ... script supervisor second unit (uncredited)
Giovanni Clark ... production assistant (uncredited)
Andrew D. Cooke ... script assistant (uncredited)
J. John Corbett ... title designer: main & end titles: Gravity (uncredited)
George Daratany ... additional production assistant (uncredited)
Pete Donohue ... production assistant (uncredited)
Nicole Evranian ... additional production assistant (uncredited)
Stephen Feder ... production staff (uncredited)
Ed Gately ... production secretary (uncredited)
Andrea Greer ... second unit script supervisor (uncredited)
Jodi Innerfield ... office production assistant: prep (uncredited)
Ben Katz ... additional production assistant (uncredited)
Erin Kennedy ... additional production assistant (uncredited)
Andrew Sung Min Kim ... production assistant (uncredited)
Tony Kost ... stand-in: John Goodman (uncredited)
Brendan C. Lynch ... staff production assistant: second unit (uncredited)
Francesco Marchione ... production assistant (uncredited)
Peter Marschark ... craft service (uncredited)
Kenton McKinley ... additional production assistant (uncredited)
James McKnight ... stand-in: Jeffrey Wright (uncredited)
Lauren Mizenko ... stand-in (uncredited)
Steven M. Morales ... epk production manager (uncredited)
Jesse Newman ... production assistant (uncredited)
Michael Perilstein ... adr actor (uncredited)
Jonathan Podwil ... paintings by (uncredited)
Darryl Prevost ... production assistant (uncredited)
Mike Reiersen ... set production assistant (uncredited)
Joe Russo ... epk producer (uncredited)
Mindy Silberman ... production assistant (uncredited)
Marcus Slabine ... production assistant (uncredited)
Scott Sousa ... production assistant (uncredited)
Christian Vogeler ... production assistant (uncredited)
Zach Warsavage ... production assistant (uncredited)
Peter Weireter ... security (uncredited)
Sally Winters ... adr actor (uncredited)
Dared Wright ... stand-in: James Gandolfini/unused scenes (uncredited)
Ernie Zahn ... production assistant (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A troubled young boy, Oskar, is trying to cope with the loss of his father. Oskar starts lashing out at his mother and the world. Until a year later, he discovers a mysterious key in his father's belongings and embarks on a scavenger hunt to find the matching lock, just as he used to when his father was alive. On this journey he is bound to meet a lot of people and learn a lot about himself and his family, but will he ever find the lock? Written by Koro

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Taglines Extremely Sweet & Incredibly Heartwarming See more »
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Also Known As
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (United States)
  • Extrêmement fort et incroyablement près (France)
  • Extrem laut & unglaublich nah (Germany)
  • Tan fuerte, tan cerca (Spain)
  • Äärimmäisen lujaa ja uskomattoman läheltä (Finland)
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Runtime
  • 129 min
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Box Office

Budget $40,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $110,775, 30 Dec 2011
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $55,247,881

Did You Know?

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Trivia Max von Sydow turned down the role of Hal in Beginners (2010) (eventually taken by Christopher Plummer, von Syndow's The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011) co-star) in favor of playing a mute in this film. Both actors were nominated for the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for their performances, and Plummer won. See more »
Goofs In a scene with Viola Davis Oskar says that only humans cry tears and that a photo of an elephant crying must be Photoshopped. Elephants actually do cry tears. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Episode #20.59 (2011). See more »
Soundtracks If You Know The Lord Is Keeping You See more »
Quotes Thomas Schell: If things were easy to find, they wouldn't be worth finding.
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