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A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him.

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Cast

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Dell Scott
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Phillip Lacasse
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Yvonne Pendleton
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Latrice
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Anthony
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Jenny
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Maggie
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Carter
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Lily
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Charlotte
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Jack
James Georgiades ...
Police Sergeant
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Police Officer
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Arresting Officer
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Rookie Matteo
Kimberly S. Fairbanks ...
Parole Officer
Tatiana St. Phard ...
Fast Food Manager
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Data Processing Supervisor (as Rachel Handler)
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Doorman
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Guy in Elevator
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Young Man on Couch (as Zachary James Corrigan)
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'This Ability' Applicant (as Jayson Ward Williams)
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Professional Applicant
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New Age Applicant
Phillip Chorba ...
Applicant with the Book
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Applicant #6
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Interrupted Applicant
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School Guard
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Teacher
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Eamon
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Art Dealer
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Gray's Papaya Server
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Angela Kowalski
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The Birdman / Papageno
Indra A. Thomas ...
Queen of the Night (as Indra Thomas)
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School Friend
Jane Moore ...
Party Guest
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Caregiver with Lunch
Ambur Braid ...
Lyric Soprano at Party
Erica Brookhyser ...
Mezzo Soprano at Party
John Moore ...
Baritone at Party
Yi Li ...
Tenor at Party
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Wheelchair Shop Worker (as Michael Kondyra)
Nick Greece ...
Paragliding Pilot for Philip
Rob Sporrer ...
Paragliding Pilot for Dell
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Nurse
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Ambulette Driver
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Opera Patron (uncredited)
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Woman Walking to Opera (uncredited)
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Opera Patron (uncredited)
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Opera Usher (uncredited)
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Upscale Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
David Baechle ...
EMT (uncredited)
Tony Barber ...
Opera Usher (uncredited)
Ronen Bay ...
Weed Dealer (uncredited)
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Ice Cream Parlor (uncredited)
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Opera Patron (uncredited)
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Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
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Store Associate for Rainbow Store (uncredited)
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Nurse (uncredited)
Brant Casey ...
Opera Patron / Party Guest (uncredited)
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Applicant #2 (uncredited)
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Picture Car Driver (uncredited)
Anthony B. Cooper ...
Bus Rider (uncredited)
Myesha Cooper ...
Diner patron (uncredited)
Corinne Costa ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
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Hospital visitor (uncredited)
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Opera Attendee (uncredited)
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Waitstaff (uncredited)
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Opera Patron (uncredited)
Casey Donnelly ...
Usher (uncredited)
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Opera Patron (uncredited)
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Lighting Technician (uncredited)
Sonya Giddings ...
Diner Patron (uncredited)
Shawn Gonzalez ...
Social Worker (uncredited)
Jibril Goodman ...
Drug Store Employee (uncredited)
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Pedestrian (uncredited)
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Party Guest (uncredited)
Dolores Hillgrube ...
Bronx diner waitress (uncredited)
Angelia Holleger ...
Opera Patron (uncredited)
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Usher (uncredited)
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Voice One (uncredited)
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Opera Patron (uncredited)
Laura Jean ...
Opera attendee (uncredited)
Charmar Jeter ...
Diner Patron (uncredited)
Kirk Kelly ...
Restaurant Employee (uncredited)
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New Carer Jason (uncredited)
Julia Leusner ...
Opera Patron (uncredited)
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Opera Patron (uncredited)
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Party Guest (uncredited)
Dominic Longo ...
Patron (uncredited)
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Opera Patron (uncredited)
Glen Macnow ...
Opera Patron (uncredited)
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Party Guest (uncredited)
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Memeber of Dell's Old Crew (uncredited)
Red Mattos ...
Worker (uncredited)
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Pedestrian (uncredited)
Jaclyn McHugh ...
Caterer (uncredited)
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Ice Cream Shop Patron (uncredited)
Laura Beth Melchiorre ...
Opera Patron (uncredited)
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Cabbie (uncredited)
Kevin B. Mulligan ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
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Foreman (uncredited)
Chris Naples ...
Operagoer / Patron (uncredited)
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Opera patron (uncredited)
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Opera Patron (uncredited)
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Opera Attendee (uncredited)
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Neighborhood Pedestrian (uncredited)
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Upscale Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
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VIP Opera Patron (uncredited)
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Security Guard (uncredited)
Bryan Ramona ...
Taxi Driver #1 (uncredited)
Chuck Rayner ...
Paramedic (uncredited)
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Usher (uncredited)
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Party Guest (uncredited)
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Detective / Driver (uncredited)
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Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
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Pedestrian (uncredited)
Michelle Santiago ...
Driver / Pedestrian (uncredited)
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Opera Patron (uncredited)
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Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
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Theater Patron (uncredited)
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Opera Patron (uncredited)
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Dancer (uncredited)
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Maître d' (uncredited)
Aleksandra Svetlichnaya ...
Caterer (uncredited)
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Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
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Caterer (uncredited)
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Opera Patron (uncredited)
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Opera Patron (uncredited)
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Opera Patron (uncredited)
Donna White ...
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Terron Whitsett ...
Burger World (Cook) (uncredited)
Carl Zingle ...
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
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Highschool Punk (uncredited)

Directed by

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Neil Burger

Written by

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Jon Hartmere ... (screenplay by)
 
Éric Toledano ... (based on the motion picture "Les Intouchables" by) and
Olivier Nakache ... (based on the motion picture "Les Intouchables" by)

Produced by

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Todd Black ... producer
David J. Bloomfield ... executive producer (as David Bloomfield)
Jason Blumenthal ... producer
Milos Brajovic ... executive producer
G. Mac Brown ... executive producer
Adam Fogelson ... executive producer
Andy Mitchell ... executive producer
Chris Papavasiliou ... executive producer
Zack Schiller ... executive producer
Robert Simonds ... executive producer
Steve Tisch ... producer
Harvey Weinstein ... executive producer (uncredited)

Music by

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Rob Simonsen

Cinematography by

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Stuart Dryburgh

Film Editing by

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Naomi Geraghty

Editorial Department

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Frederick Agyemang ... digital intermediate assist
Erik Choquette ... colorist: dailies
Joe Gawler ... senior colorist
Matthew Hawkins ... dailies producer
Melissa Kelly ... digital intermediate producer
Cara Manise ... editorial operations
Katy Miller ... assistant editor
Alec Perez ... conform assist
Chad Schermerhorn ... conform artist

Casting By

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Kerry Barden
Paul Schnee

Production Design by

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Mark Friedberg

Art Direction by

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Tom Frohling
Kim Jennings ... supervising art director

Set Decoration by

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Beth A. Rubino
William M. Staab

Costume Design by

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Kasia Walicka-Maimone

Makeup Department

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Frank Barbosa ... hair department head
John Clausell ... hair stylist for kevin hart
Diane Dixon ... hair stylist
Diane Heller ... makeup artist
Don Kozma ... makeup department head
Bernadette Mazur ... makeup department head
Tina Roesler Kerwin ... makeup artist for nicole kidman

Production Management

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Brendon Boyea ... executive in charge of production
Lindsay Feldman ... production supervisor
Stuart Macphee ... post-production supervisor
Jennifer Malloy ... executive in charge of production
Jon Ollwerther ... drone production manager
Tom Prince ... executive in charge of production

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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G.A. Aguilar ... second unit director
Timothy Bird ... first assistant director
Blair Howley ... second second assistant director
Joe Landry ... second second assistant director
Matthew Mason ... second assistant director: partial
Brad Robinson ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Maggie Adams ... set dec coordinator
Sam Bader ... art researcher
Eric Lewis Beauzay ... assistant art director
Andrea Mae Fenton ... assistant set decorator: los angeles
Kirk Forchetti ... prop intern
Damien Harrer ... set dresser
Kelsey Harro ... construction buyer
Samantha Higgins ... set dresser
Erica Hohf ... assistant art director
Matthew Howell-Clarke ... set decoration production assistant
Edward J. Johnson ... shop craftsman
Dawn Cullen Jonas ... researcher and clearance coordinator
Erika S. Katz ... set dresser
Dave Kellom ... art department coordinator
Dennis Madigan ... set dresser
Paul Maiello ... construction coordinator
Brick Mason ... storyboard artist
Susannah McCarthy ... assistant prop master
Merdyce McClaran ... on-set dresser
Jeffrey D. McDonald ... assistant art director
Jessie Pellegrino ... assistant props
Paige Peterson ... assistant to production designer
Duke Scoppa ... property master
Hugh Sicotte ... concept artist
William M. Staab ... props
Billy Stearne ... set dresser
Nell Stifel ... scenic charge
Stephen Wolff ... shop craftsman
Tom West ... set dresser (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Michael Barry ... re-recording mixer
Micah Blaichman ... foley mixer
Rick Chefalas ... first assistant sound editor
Greg Crawford ... adr mixer: Atlanta
Dave Flynch ... supervising foley editor
Mike Ford ... sound utility
Fredrick Helm ... sound mixer: aerial unit
Jonathan Jost ... adr recordist
Chris Kellett ... Playback Operator
Drew Kunin ... sound mixer
Jay Peck ... foley artist
Michael Primmer ... boom operator
Dave Rainey ... playback operator
Jac Rubenstein ... dialogue editor
Wyatt Sprague ... sound effects editor
Lidia Tamplenizza ... adr editor
David Tirolo ... pro tools playback mixer
Lawrence Zipf ... sound effects editor
Victor Mercader ... sound editor/recordist: theatrical trailer (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Timothy Lynch ... special effects technician
Duncan McDonald ... special effects technician
John Sullivan ... special effects technician
Jeff Tanner ... special effects foreman
Patrick Edward White ... special effects supervisor
Dane Wilson ... special effects technician
Kurt Wunder ... special effects coordinator
Kevin Zack ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Robert J. Bruce ... compositing supervisor
Jeff Butler ... lead compositor
Yuting Chen ... digital compositor
Alex Dreiblatt ... compositor
Bryan T. Evans ... Tracking/Matchmove Supervisor
Drew Findley ... performance screens content designer: opera sequence
Gozde Basak Geckinli ... digital compositor: Mr. X Gotham
Matt Hale ... performance screens animator: opera sequence
Junyoung Han ... digital compositor
Danni Henderson ... visual effects producer
Kevin Keane ... visual effects production assistant
Ji Hye Kim ... compositor
Jina Lee ... matte painter
Steve Leonhardt ... performance screens content supervisor: opera sequence
Ajoy Mani ... additional visual effects supervisor
Eric J. Robertson ... visual effects supervisor
Justin Rogers-CdeBaca ... visual effects on set coordinator
Croft Russell ... senior roto/paint artist: Mr. X inc.
Alex Tomaszewski ... compositor
Sara Woomer ... vfx production manager

Stunts

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G.A. Aguilar ... stunt coordinator
Bobby Beckles ... stunt driver
Jill Brown ... stunt actor
Ann Carton ... stunt driver
Blaise Corrigan ... stunts
Peter Epstein ... additional stunt coordinator / stunts
Mark Fichera ... stunt performer
Becca G.T. ... stunt driver
Nick Greece ... stunt coordinator
Jimmy Hays ... stunt driver
Jeffrey Mowery ... precision driver
Samuel J. Paul ... stunt double: Kevin Hart
Tracey Ruggiero ... stunt driver

Camera and Electrical Department

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Bill Almeida ... gaffer
Jason Aron ... aerial cinematography
Stephanie Paisley Bell ... dmx tech
John Billeci ... stage rigging gaffer
Alex Califano ... best boy electric
Mark Catania ... "b" dolly grip
Jason Cortazzo ... libra head technician
Thomas Devine ... house electrician
Christopher Eng ... second assistant "a" camera
Stanley Fernandez Jr. ... assistant camera / first assistant: "a" cam
Aaron Fine ... additional electrician
Sean Folkl ... libra head technician: new york unit
Sean Galczyk ... camera pa (as Sean Galzyk)
Jon Graham ... drone tech
Lukasz Jogalla ... director of photography: second unit
Michael Paul Jones ... second unit cinematography
Dexter Kennedy ... aerial drone pilot
Vinnie Laraway ... ultimate arm technician
David Lee ... still photographer
Michael Leonard ... 1st assistant b camera / first assistant camera: "b" camera
Clay Liversidge ... rigging gaffer
Gus Magalios ... best boy rigging grip
Jim McCann ... loader
Christopher Murphy ... video assist tech
Michael Nelson ... ultimate arm operator
Chong K. Pak ... camera operator
Billy Patsos ... rigging grip
George Patsos ... key grip
Peter Russell ... best boy electric
Louis Sabat ... a dolly grip
Leon Sanginiti ... 2nd assistant b camera
Benjamin Semanoff ... b cam operator / steadicam operator
Michael M. Silver ... lamp op
Chandler Tucker ... digital imaging technician
Bill Vargo ... video assist operator
Mike Yurich ... additional key rigging grip
Myo Campbell ... additional loader (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Fabiana Arrastia ... adr voice casting
Cristina Benavente ... casting assistant
Susan Boyajian ... adr voice casting
Rachel Goldman ... casting assistant
Brandon Goncalves ... extras casting
Diane Heery ... casting
Colleen Kay ... casting associate
Jason Loftus ... casting
Jack McCafferty ... casting assistant
Joey Montenarello ... casting associate
Roya Semnanian ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Teresa Beach ... costume department coordinator
Leigh Bell ... assistant costume designer
Kelly L. Brown ... set costumer
Troy David ... textile artist
Kelly Rose Gavenus ... costume production assistant
Susana Gilboe ... costume researcher and buyer
Aja Gilles ... additional costume pa
Tonya Huskey ... Background Costume Supervisor
Katalina Iturralde ... breakdown artist
Liza James ... costumer
Alana Roecker Katt ... costume department
Kortney Lawlor ... costume supervisor
Mariana Mazon ... costumer
Kara Morasco ... costume tailor
Allison Pearce ... key shopper
Rita Squitiere ... set costumer
Francisco Stoll ... key costumer
Kasey Bazil Young ... costumer: Kevin Hart

Location Management

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Justin Camacho ... location assistant
Katarina Dedicova ... location assistant
Kristin Dombroski ... key assistant location manager: new york unit / location manager: additional photography
Rudi Fischer ... location scout
John Galloway ... location scout
Chris Gormley ... assistant location manager
Sam Hutchins ... location manager
Karen T. Salva ... location scout
Benjamin J. Stern ... key assistant location manager
A.J. Swirz ... location coordinator
Tahnee Tangherlini ... location assistant
Troy L. Coffee ... location scout (uncredited)

Music Department

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Rachel Bolt ... viola
Celeste Chada ... scoring consultant
Meghan Currier ... music coordinator
John M. Davis ... music editor
Mark Graham ... conductor
Isobel Griffiths ... orchestral contractor
Dylan C. Jones ... composer: trailer music
Francesco Le Metre ... assistant to composer
Taylor Lipari-Hassett ... assistant to composer
Dorina Markoff-McNulty ... musician
Katherine Gordon Miller ... music editor

Transportation Department

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Michael A. Capotosto ... driver: cast, transport facilities

Other crew

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Nate Atwood ... assistant: Mr. Black & Mr. Blumenthal
Cassandra Barbour ... rights and clearances
Frank Battaglia ... additional set production assistant
Andy Benavides ... set production assistant: new york
Jason Bernett ... production assistant
Nick Bommer ... first assistant accountant: New York
Lacy Boughn ... assistant: mr. Tisch
Lisa Burrascano ... staff set production assistant
Dennis T. Carnegie ... adr voice actor
Britt Carr ... executive in charge of business & legal affairs
Samuel Clark ... production assistant
Richard Cline ... production assistant
Janelle Coleman ... production staff
Natalie Damico ... travel coordinator
Joseph Darby ... kevin harts stand-in
Kelly Devine ... choreographer
Dianne Dreyer ... script supervisor
Christine Dye ... key second assistant accountant
Rainer Evans ... production assistant
Libby Feltch ... assistant production coordinator
Niko Godfrey ... additional second assistant accountant
Miguelangelo Hexylvania ... production assistant
Vu Kong ... set production assistant
Amy Leigh Johnson ... unit publicist
Arielle Lewen ... production assistant
Ryan Lowry ... caterer
Lauren K. McGarry ... Set Production Assistant
Trish McMiniment ... assistant production coordinator
Ryan Mills ... production assistant
Christopher Neurohr ... set production assistant
Morgan Newell ... production coordinator
John Parker ... production controller
Sharon Pinkenson ... film commissioner: Greater Philadelphia Film Office
Kurt Reinmund ... production assistant
Jacquelyn Reyes ... Asst. to Director, Neil Burger
Matt Salazar ... payroll accountant
Jim Schiro ... First Assistant Accountant
Geraldine Schubert ... production assistant
Kelsey Schuyler ... post-production accountant
Duke Scoppa ... property master
Francesco Scorsone ... stand-in
Donald Stewart ... production secretary
Adam M. Stone ... product placement coordinator
Cat Stone ... product placement coordinator
Judy Strazzera ... second assistant accountant
Sulayman Tahir ... production assistant
Mike Timoney ... Bryan Cranston stand-in
Ryan Tygh ... stand in: Bryan Cranston
Ryan Unger ... assistant to producer
Jesse Vilinsky ... Additional Voices (as Jesse Sarah Vilinsky)
Lauren Wells ... additional production assistant

Thanks

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Aretha Franklin ... in memory of

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Philip is a disabled white billionaire, who feels that life is not worth living. To help him in his day to day routine, he hires Del, an African American parolee, trying to reconnect with his estranged wife. What begins as a professional relationship develops into a friendship as Del shows his grouchy charge that life is worth living. Written by Tom Daly

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Also Known As
  • Untitled Bryan Cranston/Kevin Hart Film (World-wide, English title)
  • Mein Bester & ich (Germany)
  • Geroji puse (Lithuania)
  • Asistent de (ne)voie (Romania)
  • The Untouchables
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Runtime
  • 126 min
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Box Office

Budget $37,500,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $20,355,000, 13 Jan 2019
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $29,613,439, 17 Jan 2019

Did You Know?

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Trivia This is a remake of the French film The Intouchables (2011). In Germany and The Netherlands, it was the most successful French film in history. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Episode dated 9 January 2019 (2019). See more »
Soundtracks Don Giovanni, K. 527: Scena Ultima: 'Qual strepito è questo...' See more »

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