The Negotiator (1998)
The Negotiator (1998)
He frees hostages for a living. Now he's taking hostages to survive.
The police try to arrest expert hostage negotiator Danny Roman, who insists he's being framed for his partner's murder in what he believes is an elaborate conspiracy. Thinking there's evidence in the Internal Affairs offices that might clear him, he takes everyone in the office hostage and demands that another well-known negotiator be brought in to handle the situation and secretly investigate the conspiracy.

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Cast

Samuel L. Jackson Samuel L. Jackson As: Lt. Danny Roman
Kevin Spacey Kevin Spacey As: Lt. Chris Sabian
David Morse David Morse As: Cdr. Adam Beck
Ron Rifkin Ron Rifkin As: Cdr. Grant Frost
John Spencer John Spencer As: Chief Al Travis
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Storyline

The police try to arrest expert hostage negotiator Danny Roman, who insists he's being framed for his partner's murder in what he believes is an elaborate conspiracy. Thinking there's evidence in the Internal Affairs offices that might clear him, he takes everyone in the office hostage and demands that another well-known negotiator be brought in to handle the situation and secretly investigate the conspiracy.


Tagline: He frees hostages for a living. Now he's taking hostages to survive.
Certification: R

Details

Genres: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Language: English

Release Date: 29 July 1998

Country: DE, US, CA

Runtime: 140m

Company Credits

Company: Regency Enterprises, Warner Bros. Pictures, Mandeville Films, Monarchy Enterprises B.V., Taurus Film

Budget: $50,000,000

Revenue: $44,547,681

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Cast

Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson

Lt. Danny Roman

Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey

Lt. Chris Sabian

David Morse

David Morse

Cdr. Adam Beck

Ron Rifkin

Ron Rifkin

Cdr. Grant Frost

John Spencer

John Spencer

Chief Al Travis

J.T. Walsh

J.T. Walsh

Insp. Terence Niebaum

Siobhan Fallon Hogan

Siobhan Fallon Hogan

Maggie

Paul Giamatti

Paul Giamatti

Rudy

Regina Taylor

Regina Taylor

Karen Roman

Bruce Beatty

Bruce Beatty

Markus

Michael Cudlitz

Michael Cudlitz

Palermo

Carlos Gómez

Carlos Gómez

Eagle

Tim Kelleher

Tim Kelleher

Argento

Dean Norris

Dean Norris

Scott

Nestor Serrano

Nestor Serrano

Hellman

Doug Spinuzza

Doug Spinuzza

Tonray

Leonard L. Thomas

Leonard L. Thomas

Allen

Stephen Lee

Stephen Lee

Farley

Lily Gibson

Lily Gibson

Omar's Daughter

Lauri Johnson

Lauri Johnson

Chief's Wife

Sabi Dorr

Sabi Dorr

Bartender

Gene Wolande

Gene Wolande

Morewitz

Rhonda Dotson

Rhonda Dotson

Linda Roenick

John Lordan

John Lordan

Linda's Attorney

Jack Shearer

Jack Shearer

D.A. Young

Donna Ponterotto

Donna Ponterotto

Secretary

Michael Shamus Wiles

Michael Shamus Wiles

Taylor

Mik Scriba

Mik Scriba

Bell

Joey Perillo

Joey Perillo

Tech #1

Mary Page Keller

Mary Page Keller

Lisa Sabian

Kelsey Mulrooney

Kelsey Mulrooney

Stacy Sabian

Brad Blaisdell

Brad Blaisdell

FBI Agent Grey

Bruce Wright

Bruce Wright

FBI Agent Moran

Robert David Hall

Robert David Hall

Cale Wangro

Bernard Hocke

Bernard Hocke

Sniper

Tony Mockus Jr.

Tony Mockus Jr.

Agent

Rick Scarry

Rick Scarry

Reporter

McNally Sagal

McNally Sagal

Reporter

Mary Major

Mary Major

Reporter

Edwina Moore

Edwina Moore

Reporter

James Blackburn

James Blackburn

Camera Man (uncredited)

Tom Bower

Tom Bower

Omar (uncredited)

David Michael Fordham

David Michael Fordham

FBI SWAT Officer (uncredited)

Paul Guilfoyle

Paul Guilfoyle

Nathan Roenick (uncredited)

Jack Rooney

Jack Rooney

Fire Department Lieutenant (uncredited)

Rick Touhy

Rick Touhy

Cop (uncredited)

Spitfire Brown

Spitfire Brown

Cop (uncredited)

Maureen Mendoza

Maureen Mendoza

FBI Agent (uncredited)

Directed By

F. Gary Gray

F. Gary Gray

Director

Sharron Reynolds-Enriquez

Sharron Reynolds-Enriquez

Script Supervisor

Chitra F. Mojtabai

Chitra F. Mojtabai

Second Assistant Director

Barry K. Thomas

Barry K. Thomas

First Assistant Director

David R. Ellis

David R. Ellis

Second Unit Director

Writing Credits

James DeMonaco

James DeMonaco

Screenplay

Kevin Fox

Kevin Fox

Screenplay

Production Crew

David Hoberman

David Hoberman

Producer

Arnon Milchan

Arnon Milchan

Producer

David Nicksay

David Nicksay

Executive Producer

Robert Stone

Robert Stone

Executive Producer

Webster Stone

Webster Stone

Executive Producer

David Rubin

David Rubin

Casting

Herb Gains

Herb Gains

Unit Production Manager

Karyn McCarthy

Karyn McCarthy

Unit Production Manager

Tammy L. Smith

Tammy L. Smith

Extras Casting

Lisa Swain

Lisa Swain

Production Coordinator

Murray Miller

Murray Miller

Location Manager

Jean Nakahara

Jean Nakahara

Production Secretary

Cynthia Wise

Cynthia Wise

Production Accountant

Renee D. Czarapata

Renee D. Czarapata

Payroll Accountant

Barbara Harris

Barbara Harris

ADR Voice Casting

Edited By

Christian Wagner

Christian Wagner

Editor

Gilbert Carreras

Gilbert Carreras

Color Timer

Tony Ciccone

Tony Ciccone

Additional Editing

Fred C. Vitale

Fred C. Vitale

First Assistant Editor

Mo Henry

Mo Henry

Negative Cutter

Costume and Makeup

Francine Jamison-Tanchuck

Francine Jamison-Tanchuck

Costume Design

Carol A. O'Connell

Carol A. O'Connell

Hairstylist

Victoria Wood

Victoria Wood

Wigmaker

Frank Perry Rose

Frank Perry Rose

Costume Supervisor

Joseph T. Mastrolia

Joseph T. Mastrolia

Key Set Costumer

Katrina Mastrolia

Katrina Mastrolia

Costumer

John Lemons

John Lemons

Costumer

Mark Boucher

Mark Boucher

On Set Dresser

Marietta Carter-Narcisse

Marietta Carter-Narcisse

Makeup Supervisor

Tania McComas

Tania McComas

Makeup Supervisor

Louis Lazzara

Louis Lazzara

Makeup Artist

Robert L. Stevenson

Robert L. Stevenson

Hair Supervisor

Alicia M. Tripi

Alicia M. Tripi

Hairstylist

Sound

Graeme Revell

Graeme Revell

Music

Dino DiMuro

Dino DiMuro

Sound Effects Editor

Michael A. Patillo

Michael A. Patillo

Boom Operator

Russell Williams II

Russell Williams II

Production Sound Mixer

Mark P. Stoeckinger

Mark P. Stoeckinger

Supervising Sound Editor

Robert Ulrich

Robert Ulrich

Supervising ADR Editor

Victor Ray Ennis

Victor Ray Ennis

First Assistant Sound Editor

Michael A. Reagan

Michael A. Reagan

Sound Effects Editor

Rick Morris

Rick Morris

Sound Effects Editor

Scott Wolf

Scott Wolf

Sound Effects Editor

Glenn T. Morgan

Glenn T. Morgan

Dialogue Editor

Paul Timothy Carden

Paul Timothy Carden

Dialogue Editor

Neal J. Anderson

Neal J. Anderson

Dialogue Editor

Richard Dwan Jr.

Richard Dwan Jr.

Dialogue Editor

Mark Gordon

Mark Gordon

Dialogue Editor

Chris Jargo

Chris Jargo

ADR Editor

Kerry Dean Williams

Kerry Dean Williams

ADR Editor

Gary Mundheim

Gary Mundheim

Foley Editor

Philip A. Hess

Philip A. Hess

Foley Editor

Philip D. Morrill

Philip D. Morrill

Assistant Sound Editor

Lee Labaigue

Lee Labaigue

Assistant Sound Editor

James Moriana

James Moriana

Foley Artist

Jeffrey Wilhoit

Jeffrey Wilhoit

Foley Artist

James Wright

James Wright

Dolby Consultant

Paul Massey

Paul Massey

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Doug Hemphill

Doug Hemphill

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Tim Simonec

Tim Simonec

Orchestrator

Dennis Johnson

Dennis Johnson

Sound Recordist

Matt Patterson

Matt Patterson

Sound Recordist

Joshua Winget

Joshua Winget

Music Editor

Visual Effects

Daniel Sudick

Daniel Sudick

Special Effects Supervisor

Camera

Russell Carpenter

Russell Carpenter

Director of Photography

Larry J. Aube

Larry J. Aube

Grip

Sam Emerson

Sam Emerson

Still Photographer

J. Michael Muro

J. Michael Muro

Steadicam Operator

J. Michael Muro

J. Michael Muro

Camera Operator

Tom Connole

Tom Connole

Camera Operator

Mark R. Jackson

Mark R. Jackson

First Assistant Camera

Lee Blasingame

Lee Blasingame

First Assistant Camera

Kirk Bloomberg

Kirk Bloomberg

Second Assistant Camera

Glenn Brown

Glenn Brown

Second Assistant Camera

Scott Ronnow

Scott Ronnow

Camera Loader

Michael J. Coo

Michael J. Coo

Key Grip

Michael Brennan

Michael Brennan

Dolly Grip

Nico Bally

Nico Bally

Grip

Ken Cottengim Jr.

Ken Cottengim Jr.

Grip

Scott McGowan

Scott McGowan

Grip

Lighting

John Buckley

John Buckley

Chief Lighting Technician

Jon Haney

Jon Haney

Electrician

John Fine

John Fine

Electrician

Marc Marino

Marc Marino

Electrician

Jason Leeds

Jason Leeds

Electrician

Art Department

Holger Gross

Holger Gross

Production Design

Kevin Ishioka

Kevin Ishioka

Art Direction

Richard C. Goddard

Richard C. Goddard

Set Decoration

John Schacht

John Schacht

Leadman

Anthony Lattanzio

Anthony Lattanzio

Construction Coordinator

Mike Sforza

Mike Sforza

Construction Foreman

Luis G. Hoyos

Luis G. Hoyos

Set Designer

A. Todd Holland

A. Todd Holland

Set Designer

Richard Reynolds

Richard Reynolds

Set Designer

Barbara Ann Spencer

Barbara Ann Spencer

Set Designer

Bethany Andell

Bethany Andell

Art Department Coordinator

Other Crew

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