The Stunt Man

"If God could do the things that we can do, he'd be a happy man . . ."

Categories: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
While on the run from the police, Steve Railsback hides in a group of moviemakers where he pretends to be a stunt man. Both aided and endangered by the director he avoids both the police and sudden death as a stuntman. The mixture of real danger and fantasy of the movie is an interesting twist for the viewer as the two blend in individual scenes.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1980-06-27
Run time: 131 minute / 2:11
Director: Richard Rush
Writer: Lawrence B. Marcus
Production Companies : Simon Productions, 20th Century Fox
Production Country: United States of America


Peter O'Toole
as Eli Cross
Steve Railsback
as Cameron
Barbara Hershey
as Nina Franklin
Allen Garfield
as Sam
Alex Rocco
as Police Chief Jake
Sharon Farrell
as Denise
Adam Roarke
as Raymond Bailey
Philip Bruns
as Ace
Charles Bail
as Chuck Barton
John Garwood
as Gabe
Jim Hess
as Henry
John Pearce
as Garage Guard
Michael Railsback
as Burt
George Wallace
as Father
Dee Carroll
as Mother
Leslie Winograde
as Sister
Don Kennedy
as Lineman
Whitey Hughes
as Eli's A.D.
Walter Robles
as Eli's A.D.
A.J. Bakunas
as Eli's Script Clerk
Roberto Caruso
as 1st Cop
Frank Avila
as 2nd Cop
Stafford Morgan
as Thompson F.B.I.
John Alderman
as Carlbinerri
Jack Palinkas
as Technician
James Garrett
as 2nd Technician
Garrett McPherson
as Tourist
Nelson Tyler
as Eli's Crane Cameraman
Louis Gartner
as 1st Brothel Man
James Avery
as Man Playing Pinball (uncredited)
Gregg Berger
as (uncredited)
Patricia McPherson
as Pretty Woman (uncredited)
Costume & Make-Up
Rosanna Norton Costume Design

Milt Rice Special Effects

Paul Lewis Associate Producer

Costume & Make-Up
Ken Chase Makeup Designer

James L. Schoppe Art Direction

Richard Rush Director

Richard Rush Producer

Richard Rush Adaptation

Dominic Frontiere Music

Jack Hofstra Editor

Mario Tosi Director of Photography

Caroline Biggerstaff Editor

Melvin Simon Executive Producer

Richard Spero Set Decoration

Ross Reynolds Pilot

Lawrence B. Marcus Screenplay
Paul Brodeur Novel

Les Fresholtz Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Michael Minkler Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Arthur Piantadosi Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Costume & Make-Up
Tom Lucas Makeup Artist

Dan Perri Title Designer

Costume & Make-Up
Marina Pedraza Hairstylist

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