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Minority Report (2002)

Country of Origin: USA
Year of Production: 2001
Running Times: 145 mins
Format: Technicolor 35mm Super 35 (anamorphic)
Ratio: 2.35:1
Sound: DTS Dolby EX 6.1

SELECTED CREDITS

(Full Credits)

PRODUCTION
Twentieth Century Fox / Amblin Entertainment / Blue Tulip / Cruise-Wagner Productions / DreamWorks SKG
Executive Producers: Gary Goldman, Ronald Shusett
Producers: Gerald R. Molen, Bonnie Curtis, Walter F. Parkes, Jan De Bont
Associate Producers: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan, Michael Doven

SCRIPT
Script: Scott Frank, Jon Cohen
Short Story: The Minority Report by Phillip K. Dick

DIRECTION
Director: Steven Spielberg

PHOTOGRAPHY
Director of Photography: Janusz Kaminski

EDITING AND POST-PRODUCTION
Editor: Michael Kahn

MUSIC
Music: John Williams
Song / Performed By: Daniel May (The Lava Lounge)

SOUND
Sound Designer: Gary Rydstrom
Assistant Sound Designer: Dee Selby
Sound Recordists: Robert Renga, Craig "Pup" Heath

MAKE UP AND COSTUMES
Make Up Designer / Supervisor: Michele Burke-Winter
Key Make Up: Camille Calvet
Make Up: Mary Kay Morse, Tina Kalliongis-Hoffman, Jennifer Mann
Washington DC / Virginia Make Up: Betty Beebe-Daniels, Lorraine Boushell, Nancy Broadfoot, Carol S. Federman, Kimberly Foley, Kathy Greene, Diane Hammond, Joseph Hurt, Deborah J. Young, Amanda Johnson, Mitchell Kennedy, Cheryl Kinion, Barbara Lacy, Sandra Linn Koepper, Leslie Storms, Terri Trupp, Barbara York
Hair Department Head: Candace Neal
Key Hair: Karen Asano-Myers, Terry Baliel
Washington DC / Virginia Hair: Lydia Bensimmon-Benain, Judith H. Bickerton, Sherri Bramlett, Cici Campbell, Antoinette Carr, Ardis Cohen, Barbara Haggerty, Andrea Rowe-Dicke, Taurance Williams
Hair Designer For Tom Cruise: Mark Townsend
Hair Colour: Jonathan Gale
Costume Designer: Deborah Lynn Scott

SPECIAL MAKE UP EFFECTS
Make Up Effects Fabricated By: KNB Effects Group Inc

SPECIAL EFFECTS
Special Effects Supervisor: Michael Lantieri
Special Effects Shop Supervisor: Thomas Pahk

VISUAL EFFECTS
Visual Effects: 3 Ring Circus; Asylum; Black Box Digital LLC; Digital Firepower Inc; Imaginary Forces; Industrial Light and Magic; PDI / Dreamworks; Pixel Liberation Front

DESIGN AND SET CONSTRUCTION
Production Designer: Alex McDowell
Supervising Art Director: Chris Gorak
Art Directors: Leslie McDonald, Ramsey Avery, Seth Reed

LOCATIONS
Locations: Arlington, Virginia, USA; Beaverdam Park, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA; Gloucester, Virginia, USA; Hawthorne Plaza, Hawthorne, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Nuttall, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA; Ware Neck Marina, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA; Ware Neck Yacht Club, Ware Neck, Virginia, USA; Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Studios: Universal Studios Hollywood (stage 12), Universal City, California, USA; Warner Brothers backlot, California, USA; Twentieth Century Fox Stages 11, 14, 15, 16, backlot; Infinite Horizon Studios, Orlando, Florida; Universal Studios Florida, Orlando, Florida

STUNTS
Stunt Coordinator: Brian Smrz
Stunts: Kevin Abercrombie, Greg Anderson, Jake Brake, John Branagan Richard L. Bucher, Richard Epper, Dane Farwell, Christian Fletcher, Troy Gilbert, Jeff Habberstad, Cinda James, Keiii Johnston, Steve Kelso, Jake Lombard, Danny Lopez, Anthony Alvarez, Carol L. Neilson, Chad Parker, Carl L. Paoli, David S. Rowden, Brett Smrz, Gregg Smrz, Kelly Smrz, Shirley Smrz, Petra Sprecher, Scott Sproule, Jim Stephan, Justin Sundquist Frank Torres, Mark A. Wagner, David Wald, Brian J. Williams, Merritt Yohnka, Paul Lane, Andy Gill, Rick Miller, Al Goto, Daniel T. O'Brien, Charles Grisham, Doug O'Dell, Randy Hall, Eddie Perez, John Hateley, Chris Antonucci, Rosine Ace Hatem, John Ashker, Christie Hayes, Robert Bastens, Toby Holguin, Richard L. Blackwell, Dennis Keiffer, Bobby Burns, William P. Kelly, Marc Caldera, Wayne A. King, Anthony P. Cecere, Nicole Kreuzer, Lisa Dempsey, Jason Dumenigo, Paul Eliopoulos, J.P. Romano, Jeannie Epper, Dana Dru Evenson, Ed Fernandez, Richie Gaona, Ransom Gates, Keith Shindoll, Michael Trisler, Larry Shorts, April Weeden-Washington, Brian Simpson, William Washington, Erik Stabenau, Fred M. Waugh, Mark Stefanich, Naki Wilson, Philip Tan
Stunt Double For Tom Cruise: Keith Campbell

CASTING
Casting: Denise Chamian
Extras Casting: Sande Alessi

CAST
Pre-Crime
Tom Cruise (Chief Paul Anderton)
Max von Sydow (Director Lamar Burgess)
Steve Harris (Jad)
Neal McDonough (Officer Fletcher)
Patrick Kilpatrick (Knott)
Jessica Capshaw (Evanna)
Richard Coca, Kirk B.R. Woller, Keith Campbell, Klea Scott, Frank Grillo (Pre-Crime cops)
Anna Maria Horsford (Casey)
Sarah Simmons (Lamar Burgess' secretary)
Eugene Osment (Jad's technician)
James Henderson, Vene Arcoraci (office workers)
Erica Ford (employee)
Keith Flippen (tour guide)
Nathan Taylor (kid tourist)
Radmar Agana Jao, Karina Logue, Elizabeth Anne Smith, Victoria Kelleher, Jim Rash (technicians)

FBI
Colin Farrell (Danny Witwer)
Stephen Ramsey (Jucket - agent 1)
Tom Choi (Paymen - agent 2)
Tom Whitenight (Price - agent 3)
Billy Morts (Foley - agent 4)

Pre-Cog Chamber
Samantha Morton (Agatha)
Daniel London (Wally the caretaker)
Michael Dickman (Arthur)
Matthew Dickman (Dashiell)

The Greenhouse
Lois Smith (Dr Iris Hineman)

Department Of Containment
Tim Blake Nelson (Gideon)

Pre-Crime Witnesses
George D. Wallace (Chief Justice Pollard)
Ann Ryerson (Dr Katherine James)

Anderton's Family
Kathryn Morris (Lara Clarke)
Spencer Treat Clark (Sean aged 9)
Tyler Patrick Jones (Sean aged 6)
Dominic Scott Kay (Sean aged 4)
Brennen Means (Sean aged 2)

Victims and Killers
Arye Gross (Howard Marks)
Ashley Crow (Sarah Marks)
Mike Binder (Leo Crow)
Joel Gretsch (Donald Doobin)
Jessica Harper (Anne Lively)
Bertell Lawrence (John Doe)

The Mall
Jason Antoon (Rufus Riley)
William Mesnik (Cyber Parlor customer)
Scott Frank (conceited customer)
Severin Wunderman (skiing customer)
Max Trumpower (bum)

The Chase
Allie Raye (hamburger mom)
Rocael Rueda Sr (hamburger dad)
Nicholas Edwin Barb (homework boy)
Catfish Bates (tenement snitch)

Operating Room and Tenement Building
Peter Stormare (Dr Solomon)
Caroline Lagerfelt (Greta van Eyck)
Danny Lopes (man)
Vanessa Cedotal (woman)
Katy Boyer (mother)
Adrianna Kamosa, Elizabeth Kamosa, Laurel Kamosa, Kari Gordon, Raquel Gordon (children)
Fiona Hale (old woman)
Pamela Roberts (violent wife)
Clement E. Blake (husband)
Jerry Perchesky (grandfather)

The Ballroom
Victor Raider-Wexler (Attorney General Nash)
Nancy Linehan Charles (Celeste Burgess)
Nadia Axakowsky, Tony Hill, Dude Walker, Drakeel Burns (reporters)

William Mapother (hotel clerk)
Paul Wasilewski (Nathan with bicycle)
Morgan Hasson (paperboy)
Andrew Sandler (Marks' son)
Kimiko Gelman (mother on metro)
Caitlin Mao (girl on metro)
Bonnie Morgan (contortionist)
Kathi Copeland, Lucille M. Oliver, Ana Maria Quintana, Gene Wheeler (murder bystanders)
Payman Kayvanfar (card player)
Tonya Ivey (Gap girl)
David Stifel (Lycon)
Kurt Sinclair, Rebecca Ritz, Beverly Morgan, John Bennett, Maureen Dunn, Ron Ulstad (Adulation)
Blake Bashoff, David Doty, Gina Gallego, Anne Judson-Yager, Meredith Monroe, Benita Krista Nall, Shannon O'Hurley, Jorge-Luis Pallo, Elizabeth Payne (Pre-Crime public service announcers)
Ethan Sherman (REVO sunglass model)
Jarah (Amex Polynesian woman)
Miles Dinsmoor (Guinness man)

PLOT SUMMARY

A police officer in the near future works for a special unit that uses a new technology to apprehend potential killers before they've even committed the crime. But when he's accused of an as yet uncommitted murder, he goes on the run, hoping to track down the "victim" and prevent the killing.

AVAILABILITY

Argentina
Theatrical Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox de Argentina

Germany
Theatrical Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox of Germany

International
Theatrical Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Netherlands
Theatrical Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox Netherlands

Russia
Theatrical Distributor: Gemini Film

UK
Video Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
DVD Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

USA
Theatrical Distributor: DreamWorks Distribution LLC

CENSORSHIP HISTORY

USA
Rating: PG-13 (for violence, brief language, some sexuality and drug content)

AWARDS

2002
Total Film Magazine, UK

Films of 2002 - Number 5

TIMELINE

2001
March

22: USA - production and filming begins

July
3: USA - filming ends
19: USA - production ends

2002
June

17: USA - theatrical premiere
20: Australia - theatrical release
21: USA - theatrical release
27: New Zealand - theatrical release
28: Taiwan - theatrical release

July
3: Sweden - theatrical release
4: Hong Kong - theatrical release
5: Denmark, Thailand, UK - theatrical release
26: South Korea - theatrical release

August
9: Finland, Iceland - theatrical release
15: Argentina - theatrical release
30: Norway - theatrical release

September
5: Russia - theatrical release
6: Estonia - theatrical release

October
2: Belgium, France - theatrical release
3: Germany, Netherlands - theatrical release

December
2: UK - video and DVD release (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment)
7: Japan - theatrical release

POSTER TAGS

What would you do if you were accused of a murder, you had not committed... yet?

Everybody Runs

The system is perfect until it comes after you.

Get Ready to RUN!

LINKS

FOOTAGE INCLUDED IN
My Science Fiction Life (2006)

REFERENCES

MAGAZINES

American Cinematographer vol.83 no.7 (July 2002) pp.34-38, 40, 42, 44-45; 42-43; 46-49 (USA)
illustrated interview with Janusz Kaminski; (Criminal Intent by Jay Holben); illustrated production notes (A Towering Rig by Jay Holben); illustrated production notes (A Chilling Chamber by Ron Magid)

Movieline vol.13 no.8 (June 2002) p.42 (USA)
article (Tom Cruising by Daniel Davis)

Premiere vol.15 no.11 (July 2002) pp.50-56, 88 (USA)
illustrated interview with Tom Cruise (It's About Tom by Fred Schruers)

Total Film no.72 (January 2003) pp.79; 88-89 (UK)
short review; advertorial

KEYWORDS

doctors; police; surgery; eyes; the future; computers


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