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A hopeless man stranded on a deserted island befriends a dead body and together they go on a surreal journey to get home.

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Hank
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Manny
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Sarah
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Crissie
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Preston
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Hank's Dad
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Reporter
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Cameraman
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Officer #1
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Coroner
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Officer #2 (uncredited)

Directed by

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Dan Kwan ... (as Daniel Kwan)
Daniel Scheinert

Written by

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Daniel Scheinert ... (written by) &
Dan Kwan ... (written by) (as Daniel Kwan)

Produced by

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Miranda Bailey ... producer
Lawrence Inglee ... producer
Jim Kaufman ... executive producer
Todd King ... co-producer
Lauren Mann ... producer
Amanda Marshall ... producer
William Olsson ... executive producer
Eyal Rimmon ... producer
Gideon Tadmor ... executive producer
Jonathan Wang ... producer

Music by

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Andy Hull
Robert McDowell

Cinematography by

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Larkin Seiple

Film Editing by

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Matthew Hannam

Editorial Department

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Jason M. Birnbaum ... feature finishing producer
Sofie Friis Borup ... colorist
Alex Durie ... digital intermediate color assistant
Kyle Gilbertson ... assistant editor
Brett Price ... color assistant
Chad Schermerhorn ... digital intermediate editor
Dustin Wadsworth ... digital intermediate on-line editor
Nicholas Figueroa ... color assistant (uncredited)

Casting By

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Nina Henninger

Production Design by

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Jason Kisvarday

Art Direction by

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David Duarte

Set Decoration by

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Kelsi Ephraim

Costume Design by

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Stephani Lewis

Makeup Department

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Leslie Devlin ... key makeup artist
Jason Hamer ... makeup department head / makeup effects producer
Mark Nieman ... lead fx artist
Anissa Salazar ... hair head of department

Production Management

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Todd King ... unit production manager
Traceigh Scottel ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Crisoforo Aguilar ... key second assistant director
Jesse Fleece ... first assistant director
L. La Mar Stewart ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Calder Greenwood ... assistant property master
Natalie Groce ... assistant art director
Madelyn Kime ... on set dresser
Sophie Kosofsky ... property master
Ronnie Lovette ... leadman
Carli Moloney ... assistant property master (as Carmellia Moloney)
Ali Rubinfeld ... set dresser
Timothy Wilusz ... assistant property master
Sam Wohl ... swing

Sound Department

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Brandon Bak ... foley assistant
Beau Borders ... re-recording mixer
Pauline Burdon ... sound: Additional fart material
Jason Charbonneau ... foley artist / foley assistant
Jacob Flack ... assistant sound editor
Stefan Fraticelli ... foley artist
Russell Gorsky ... sound effects editor
Brent Kiser ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor / re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Perry Levy ... adr recordist
Ron Mellegers ... foley mixer
Stephen Nelson ... sound mixer
Bryan Pennington ... dolby atmos consultant
Kevin Peters ... adr recordist
Timothy Preston ... assistant sound editor
Trent Richmond ... foley editor
Kirbie Seis ... boom operator
John Sievert ... foley artist
Christopher Smart ... foley assistant
Elliot Thompson ... dialogue editor
Andrew Twite ... sound designer
Randy Wilson ... foley mixer

Visual Effects by

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Brian Scott Benson ... digital compositor
Sandro Blattner ... compositing supervisor: Method Studios LA
Pinar Comezoglu ... vfx editor
Benjamin Conner ... compositing artist: method studios
Alvin Cruz ... visual effects supervisor: Method Studios
Robert Nicholas Dauphinais ... compositing supervisor: Method Studios
David Derwin ... visual effects supervising producer
Chad Herrada ... digital compositor: Method Studios
Shaina Holmes ... visual effects producer: method studios
Samuel Jørgensen ... digital compositor
Sewang Kim ... cg supervisor
Ryan Leonard ... digital compositor: Method Studios
Brian Magarian ... digital compositor
David Marte ... rotoscope supervisor: Method Studios
Kenzi Parker ... digital compositor
David Piombino ... digital compositor: Method Studios
Kevin Quinlan ... visual effects artist
Ari Reisner ... digital compositor
Katherine Soares ... visual effects producer
David Toepfer ... technical operations manager: Method Studios
Melissa Whitcomb ... digital compositor: method studios

Stunts

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Matt Berberi ... stunt double: Daniel Radcliffe
Charlie Brewer ... utility stunts
Dan Brown ... stunt double: Paul Dano (as Dan W. Brown)
Rocky Capella ... utility stunts
Lindsey Collins ... stunt double: Daniel Radcliffe
Mark Dobson ... utility stunts
Jayson Dumenigo ... utility stunts
Timothy Eulich ... stunt coordinator / stunt double: Paul Dano
Marie Fink ... utility stunts
Tim Garris ... utility stunts (as Timothy James Garris)
Jessica Harbeck ... stunt coordinator
Dorenda Moore ... utility stunts
David Paul Olsen ... utility stunts / water safety
Katie Rowe ... utility stunts
Ryan Staats ... stunt double: Daniel Radcliffe
Trampas Thompson ... utility stunts
Banzai Vitale ... utility stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Nick Alvarado ... electrician
Matt Ardine ... gaffer
Michael S. Beckman ... best boy electric
William Boatman ... camera operator (as Bill Boatman)
Sebastian Bueno ... dolly grip
Stewart Cantrell ... additional steadicam operator
Carlos Chavez ... grip
Matt Conrad ... digital imaging technician
Joseph Cordova ... grip
Luigi Cortez ... grip
Jonathan Dec ... second assistant camera
Andrew Dumas ... flight head tech (as Drew Dumas)
Harold Lacuesta ... electrician
David William McDonald ... Underwater Tech/1AC
Dana Morris ... steadicam operator
Jason Michael Noel ... grip: Northern California
Michael Ragen ... additional photography
Matt Sanderson ... first assistant camera (as Matthew 'Sandy' Sanderson)
Danny Sosa ... grip
Ian S. Takahashi ... underwater camera operator
Victor Wang ... grip

Casting Department

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Nina Henninger ... casting director: San Francisco
Sarah Kliban ... casting associate: San Francisco
Silawn Lewis ... extras casting assistant
Jeff Olan ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Natalia Gogatz ... additional costumer
Carolina Sapina ... key costumer / set costumer: principals
Valerie White ... set costumer: Northern CA

Location Management

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Joe Abel ... location manager: LA
Saisie M. Jang ... key assistant location manager: SF
Shasta Kinney ... assistant location manager: LA
Heather MacLean ... location manager: SF
Jessica Lee Malloure ... location coordinator: SF (as Jessica Lee Wright)
Derek Bond ... location manager (uncredited) / location scout (uncredited)

Music Department

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Lauren Mikus ... music supervisor

Transportation Department

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Louis Ciceros ... driver: honeywagon
Jon Follingstad ... driver
Myles Kimura ... transportation captain
Michael Merrick ... transportation co-captain
Matthew Talamantes ... driver

Other crew

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Nairobys Apolito ... set pa
Greg Bernstein ... legal services
Phillip Buckley ... set medic: Northern California
Dominique N. Butler ... insurance: errors and omissions
Ismael Castillo ... set production assistant
Rachel Crouch ... assistant: producers, Cold Iron Pictures
Sondre Fristad ... intern
Austin Allan James ... production assistant
Colin Spencer Kelly ... key production accountant
Brent Kiser ... Fartist
Adam Lanthier ... set medic: Northern California
Dani Light ... production coordinator
Isabelle Link-Levy ... executive for Tadmor
Andrea Manners ... script supervisor
Summer McCoy ... production assistant
Sam Morris ... assistant: Mr. Radcliffe
Michael Neipris ... marine coordinator
Phineas Palmer ... production assistant
Robert Pfeffer ... accounting manager
Anibal Polanco ... set production assistant: Northern California
Hester Schell ... office production assistant
Jordan Schuster ... daily set production assistant
Spencer Soloman ... assistant: Mr. Radcliffe
Racheli Sternberg ... executive for Tadmor
Laurie Stewart ... production secretary
Niramon Ung ... production assistant

Thanks

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Oorlagh George ... special thanks
Cassandra Hesseltine ... special thanks
Zoe Kazan ... special thanks
Kirsten Lepore ... very very special thanks
Jordana Spiro ... special thanks
Quentin Tarantino ... special thanks
Ted Tremper ... special thanks
KT Tunstall ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Hank, stranded on a deserted island and about to kill himself, notices a corpse washed up on the beach. He befriends it, naming it Manny, only to discover that his new friend can talk and has a myriad of supernatural abilities...which may help him get home. Written by highlandpercussion

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Taglines We all need some body to lean on. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Čovek - švajcarski nož (Serbia)
  • Swiss Army Man - Un amico multiuso (Italy)
  • Швейцарско войниче (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Un cadaver para sobrevivir (Mexico)
  • Человек - швейцарский нож (Russia)
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Runtime
  • 97 min
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Box Office

Budget $3,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $674,288, 01 Jul 2016
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $4,121,261, 04 Aug 2016

Did You Know?

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Trivia Paul Dano revealed in an interview that he wanted to be in the movie after hearing a one-sentence synopsis from directors Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert. Specifically, the directors told Dano they wanted to make a movie where "the first fart makes you laugh and the last fart makes you cry." See more »
Goofs At approximately 33:17, a man with what looks like a red plain shirt can be seen walking in the back ground right above the actors next to the standing tree in the middle of the screen. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Daniel Radcliffe/Billy Eichner/Band of Skulls/Ray Luzier (2016). See more »
Soundtracks Cotton Eye Joe See more »
Quotes Hank: Before the Internet every girl was a lot more special.
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