Last Action Hero


2h 2m 1993

Brief Synopsis

A teenage boy's unfulfilling life takes a strange turn when he gets sucked into an action film and teams up with its hero, Jack Slater.

Film Details

Also Known As
Den siste actionhjälten
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Action
Adventure
Comedy
Fantasy
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Knox White
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Sony Pictures Studios, Culver City, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 2m

Synopsis

A teenage boy's unfulfilling life takes a strange turn when he gets sucked into an action film and teams up with its hero, Jack Slater.

Crew

Nicholas Allen

Boom Operator

Vic Armstrong

Stunt Coordinator

David A Arnold

Sound Effects Editor

Newton Arnold

Assistant Director

David Arnott

Screenplay

Joseph M Aspromonti

Production Assistant

Carol Autenrieth

Driver

Mike Avisov

Driver

David Baer

Animator

Diane Bandolas

Production Accountant

Richard Baratta

Assistant Director

Paul Bardwil

Driver

Keith Barish

Other

Sharon Barnebey

Other

Gregory J Barnett

Stunts

Alex Barraza

Key Grip

Dave Bartholomew

Electrician

James Barton

Song

Bobby Bass

Stunts

Bob Beemer

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Robert Bell

Apprentice

Frank Bello

Song

James Belushi

Other

Charlie Benante

Song

John Benson

Sound Effects Editor

Bill W Benton

Sound Mixer

Ingmar Bergman

Thanks

Paul F Bernard

Production Assistant

Nancy Bernstein

Visual Effects

John Bigham

Song

Bill Birell

Producer

Shane Black

Screenplay

Richard L Blackwell

Stunts

Lee Blasingame

Assistant Camera Operator

Beth Block

Visual Effects

Mauro Borrelli

Visual Effects

Janet Brady

Stunts

Charles Brewer

Stunts

Richard Brick

Special Thanks To

Conrad Brink

Special Effects Coordinator

Ron Brinkmann

Other

Andrew Brokaw

Assistant

Christopher S Brooks

Music Editor

Thomas Burman

Makeup

William H Burton

Stunts

John Bush

Song

Catherine Calleson

Assistant Sound Editor

David Campbell

Lighting Technician

Vivian Campbell

Song

Jerry Cantrell

Music

Jerry Cantrell

Song

Chris Carpenter

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Cindy Carr

Set Decorator

Donald R Casella

Transportation Captain

Matthew R Cassel

Production Assistant

Alice In Chains

Song

Alice In Chains

Song Performer

Doc D Charbonneau

Stunts

Chevy Chase

Other

Saul Cohen

Electrician

Simon Coke

Sound Effects Editor

Phil Collen

Song

Clayton Collins

Dialogue Editor

Chuck Comisky

Visual Effects

Chris Connelly

Other

Mike Connelly

Other

Marius Constant

Song

Marius Constant

Song Performer

Brian Cook

Assistant Director

Blake Cornett

Assistant Sound Editor

Doug Cowden

Grip

Norm Crompton

Stunts

Wally Crowder

Stunts

Terry Cunningham

Production Assistant

Jeff Dashnaw

Stunts

Terry Date

Song

Jeff Dawn

Special Makeup Effects

Jeff Dawn

Makeup Supervisor

Jerry Deblau

Lighting Technician

Douglas A Degrazzio

Video Assist/Playback

Marek Dobrowolski

Art Director

David March Douglas

Other

Miller Drake

Editor

Bari Dreiband-burman

Makeup

Ethan Dubrow

Assistant

Karen Duffy

Other

Susan Dukow

Production Coordinator

Jim Dultz

Assistant Art Director

Terry Dunn

Accounting Assistant

Anthony Dunne

Construction Coordinator

Barbara Dunning

Assistant Editor

Joe Elliott

Song

Annie Ellis

Stunts

David Emerson

Digital Effects Supervisor

Kenny Endoso

Stunts

Glen Enzen

Driver

Andy Epper

Stunts

Neil Eskuri

Other

Debbie Evans

Stunts

Ellen Evans

Script Supervisor

Marc Fambro

Production

Howard Fannon

Other

John Feinblatt

Driver

Lisa J Feitelberg

Assistant Camera Operator

Larry Ferguson

Other

Robert Fernandez

Music

Ken Ferris

Camera Operator

Paula Fisher

Special Effects

Scott R. Fisher

Special Effects Assistant

Thomas L. Fisher

Special Effects Coordinator

Judie Fixler

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Linda Folk

Foley Editor

Anne C. Ford

Accounting Assistant

Mark Fragale

Assistant Camera Operator

Louis Freese

Song

Scott Fuller

Assistant Camera Operator

William C. Gerrity

Unit Production Manager

Leeza Gibbons

Other

Lance Gilbert

Stunts

Troy Gilbert

Stunts

James Ginchereau

Driver

Richard Girod

Other

William L Girod

Other

Carl Goldstein

Assistant Director

Jeff Gomillion

Adr Mixer

Thomas A Gordon

Driver

Karen Goulekas

Cg Supervisor

Richard Alan Greenberg

Consultant

Robert M Greenberg

Visual Effects

Gloria Gresham

Costume Designer

Oda Groeschel

Wardrobe

Jodi Guber

Production Assistant

Richard Guinness

Key Grip

Walt Hadfield

Foreman

John R Hager

Transportation Co-Captain

James Halty

Stunts

Hammer

Other

Frank Hannon

Song

Jerelyn Harding

Adr Editor

Richard A Harris

Editor

Kent Hayes

Driver

Kim Heath

Grip

Rick Heinrichs

Art Director

D. M. Hemphill

Sound Mixer

Karen Higgens

Foreman

Tim Hill

Driver

Jay M Hirsch

Foreman

Valerie Hirsch

Driver

Janet Hirshenson

Casting

Joel Holland

Other

Billy Hank Hooker

Stunts

Buddy Joe Hooker

Stunts

Norman Howell

Stunts

Thomas J Huff

Stunts

Leslie Huntley

Visual Effects

Kelly Hustis

Driver

Scott Ian

Song

Adrian Iler

Other

Mike Inez

Song

Mike Inez

Music

Lou Infante

Costumes

Paul S Iski

Grip

Jane Jenkins

Casting

Dave Jerden

Song

James Kail

Makeup Artist

Michael Kamen

Song

Michael Kamen

Music

Kevin Keefe

Other

Michael Kehoe

Craft Service

Jeff Keith

Song

Peter J Kelly

Set Designer

Beth B Kennedy

Special Thanks To

Katherine A Kennedy

Production Coordinator

Peter Kent

Stunts

Scott Kilburn

Other

Terry W King

Special Effects Assistant

Sean Kinney

Song

Greg Kittelson

Electrician

Laurel Klick

Digital Effects Supervisor

Joel Kramer

Stunt Coordinator

Sharon Kramer

Stunts

Neil Krepela

Visual Effects Supervisor

David Kulczycki

Sound Effects Editor

Peter Kuran

Visual Effects

Kevin Kutchaver

Visual Effects

Dana J Kuznetzkoff

Assistant Director

Robert K. Lambert

Editor

Donna Langston

Visual Effects

Sal Lanza

Dolly Grip

Elizabeth Lapp

Set Designer

Alan Lasky

Visual Effects

Mark Lasoff

Other

Dan Lazzaretto

Driver

Dave Lea

Stunts

Lane Leavitt

Stunts

Christine Lee

Hair Stylist

Adam Leff

Story By

Adam Leff

From Story

Adam Leff

Screenplay

Robert H Lemer

Location Manager

Film Details

Also Known As
Den siste actionhjälten
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Action
Adventure
Comedy
Fantasy
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Knox White
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Sony Pictures Studios, Culver City, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 2m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer June 18, 1993

Released in United States on Video January 26, 1994

Arnold Schwarzenegger reportedly received the highest salary in the history of the movies (near $15,000,000).

Arnold Schwarzenegger reportedly received the highest salary in the history of the movies (near $15,000,000).

Writer William Goldman allegedly received $1,000,000 for his uncredited work on the screenplay.

Began shooting November 2, 1992.

Completed shooting April 1, 1993.

In an advertising first, Columbia Pictures promoted the film by painting its logo on the main fuselage of a 52-foot, unmanned Conestoga rocket which was launched by NASA in May 1993.

Reshoots took place early May 1993.

Citing a "monumental misunderstanding of movie finances," both Columbia Pictures and its parent company, Sony Pictures Entertainment, disputed a claim by Pulitzer Prize-winning business writer James B. Stewart, published in The New Yorker in the article "Sony's Bad Dream," that "Last Action Hero" stands to lose over $100,000,000.

Released in United States Summer June 18, 1993

Released in United States on Video January 26, 1994