Inherent Vice


2h 28m 2014

Brief Synopsis

It's 1970, and paranoia is running the day when private eye Doc Sportello's ex-old lady suddenly shows up out of nowhere. She says she's in love with her billionaire, land developer boyfriend, and that his wife and her boyfriend are plotting to kidnap him and throw him in a loony bin. Doc knows that "love" is another of those overused words of the moment, like "trip" or "groovy," and that it usually leads to trouble, but he still loves her, so when she asks for his help, he takes the case. Based on the novel by Thomas Pynchon.

Film Details

Also Known As
Gizli Kusur, Iedzimtais netikums, Inherent Vice - Natürliche Mängel, Puro vicio, Vice caché, Vicio propio, Vizio di forma, Vício Inerente
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2014
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 28m

Synopsis

It's 1970, and paranoia is running the day when private eye Doc Sportello's ex-old lady suddenly shows up out of nowhere. She says she's in love with her billionaire, land developer boyfriend, and that his wife and her boyfriend are plotting to kidnap him and throw him in a loony bin. Doc knows that "love" is another of those overused words of the moment, like "trip" or "groovy," and that it usually leads to trouble, but he still loves her, so when she asks for his help, he takes the case. Based on the novel by Thomas Pynchon.

Crew

David Acord

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Cliff Adams

Song

Don Addrisi

Song

Richard Addrisi

Song

Lou Adler

Song

Tom Ajar

Projectionist

Herb Alpert

Song

Colin Anderson

Steadicam Operator

Paul Thomas Anderson

Producer

Paul Thomas Anderson

Screenplay

The Association

Song Performer

Claire Atiee

Production Assistant

Curt Attaway

Transportation

Burt Bacharach

Song

Deidre Backs

Coordinator

John Barba

Casting Assistant

Philip Barnes

Painter

David Barraza

Transportation

Ted Basso

Transportation

Sultan Batayneh

Transportation

Michael Bauman

Chief Lighting Technician

Les Baxter

Song

Les Baxter

Song Performer

William Beavers

Props

Shye Ben-tzur

Soloist

Rachel Berry

Visual Effects Producer

Paul Black

Costumer

Jennifer Blair

Art Department Coordinator

Kristine M Bochum

Accounting Assistant

Kevin Bolen

Sound

Mike Bonnaud

Rigging Gaffer

Raynee Borchardt

Grip

Melissa Bosco

Set Production Assistant

Mark Bridges

Costume Designer

Erik L Brown

Assistant Camera

Eli Bush

Coproducer

Robert Caballero

Medic

Don Capoferri

Dailies

Skye Caruso

Production Assistant

Skye Caruso

Post-Production

Alex Castillo

Lighting Technician

Matthew Cavaliero

Property Master

Robert Chestnut

Transportation Co-Captain

Albert Chi

Coproducer

Rick Chinelli

On-Set Dresser

Joseph Chouchanian

Best Boy Grip

Linda Cohen

Music Supervisor

Frank Comstock

Song Performer

Frank Comstock

Song

Sam Cooke

Song

Sam Cooke

Song Performer

Gaz Coombes

Song Performer

Wendy M Craig

Costume Supervisor

David Crank

Production Designer

Steve Cremin

Special Effects Coordinator

Demelza Cronin

Production Coordinator

Dorothy Crutcher

Costumer

Tommy Dangcil

Lighting Technician

Donald Davidson

Best Boy

Chad R Davis

On-Set Dresser

Ruth De Jong

Art Director

Clive Deamer

Soloist

Patricia Dehaney

Hair Stylist

Jeff Delucia

Rigging Electrician

Anthony A. Devito

Transportation

Gabriel Diaz

Production Assistant

Bart Dion

Special Effects Coordinator

Anthony Dipanni

Construction

Sandra L Dixon

Accounting Assistant

Tracy Dixon

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Kelly Doran

Sound

Doug Dow

Foreman

Daniel Durr

Lighting Technician

Michael Edwards

Props

Rokusuke Ei

Song

Coya Elliot

Assistant Sound Editor

Robert Elswit

Other

Robert Elswit

Dp/Cinematographer

Robert Elswit

Director Of Photography

Larry Fee

Transportation

Scott Fitzgerald

Location Manager

Jamie Franta

Grip

Erica Frauman

Post-Production Supervisor

Laurel Frushour

Costumer

Jeremy Fry

Stunt Performer

Kalif M. Fuller

Location Assistant

Brandon Galvan

Location Assistant

Andrea Gard

Foley Artist

Jose Garibay

Props Assistant

Alina Gatti

Set Production Assistant

Karen Ruth Getchell

Production Supervisor

Jillian Giacomini

Script Supervisor

Luke Dunn Gielmuda

Sound Effects Editor

Daniel Goffey

Song Performer

David Goldsmith

Video Assist/Playback

Anthony Gordon

Makeup Artist

Christina Graff

Visual Effects Producer

Paul Graff

Visual Effects Supervisor

Colin Greenwood

Song

Colin Greenwood

Soloist

Jonny Greenwood

Song Performer

Jonny Greenwood

Song

Jonny Greenwood

Music Conductor

Kelly Gregson

Costumer

Roxana Griffin

Hair Stylist

John Gummoe

Song

Donald Haggerty

Transportation

Kenneth L Hardman

Transportation

Burt Heinz

Song

Mo Henry

Camera

Joseph Hicks

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Bob Hilliard

Song

Benjamin Hoffman

Stunt Performer

Demetricus Holloway

Costumer

Jeff Hunter

Assistant Location Manager

Bob Irwin

Song

Bob Irwin

Song Performer

Chuck Jackson

Song Performer

Dominique Jaramillo

Medic

Felicia Jarvis

Costumer

Rafael Sanz Jiminez

Production Assistant

Leslie Jones

Editor

Peter De Jong

Production Assistant

Genghis Jorgensen

Set Production Assistant

Andy Jurgensen

Assistant Editor

John Kaiser

Construction

Cortney Lynn Kammerer

Post-Production Coordinator

Cortney Lynn Kammerer

Assistant

Michael Karoli

Song

Dennis Keiffer

Stunt Performer

Tyler Kettenburg

On-Set Dresser

Nick Kirsten

Grip

Kristen Kopp

Assistant Costume Designer

Miia Kovero

Hair

David Kramer

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Cassandra Kulukundis

Casting Director

Jeffrey S Kunkel

Key Grip

T Sano Kwong

Grip

Harold C Lacy

Transportation

Wayne Lamkay

Accountant

Marcus Larsen

Painter

Eric Lasko

Assistant Director

Steve Lauritzen

On-Set Dresser

Kimberly Lay

Production Assistant

Bryce Levy

Production Assistant

Jaki Liebezeit

Song

Aaron Lillard

Props

Whitman Lindstrom

Matte Painter

Brandon Linville

Accounting Assistant

Marco Lopez

On-Set Dresser

Blake Loyd

Compositor

Daniel Lupi

Unit Production Manager

Daniel Lupi

Producer

Marco Lupi

Transportation

Sean Lyons

Scenic Artist

Frankie Martinez

Lighting Technician

Tom Mccomas

Stunt Performer

Luke Mcdonald

Digital Effects

John Mcgivern

Transportation

Conner Mckinley

Art Department Coordinator

Dan Mcmahon

Lighting Technician

Alaina Mcmanus

Loader

Matthew Mebane

Loader

Janis Mekaelian

Costumer

Aryel Melek-shalom

Cgi Artist

Stephen Messing

Matte Painter

Andrew Meyers

Production Assistant

Beth Miller

Production Assistant

Rick Miller

Stunt Performer

James Mize

Props

Steven Mnuchin

Executive Producer

Victor A Moore

Transportation

Luis Moreno

Lighting Technician

Michael A Moreno

Transportation

John P Morris

Best Boy Grip

Aaron Moskal

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Larry Motes

Transportation

Paul Mugavero

On-Set Dresser

Michael A Murray

On-Set Dresser

Dan Muscarella

Color Timer

Hachidai Nakamura

Song

Joshua Nathan

Location Assistant

Edward O'brien

Song

Thomas O'conor

Props

Valli O'reilly

Makeup Artist

Jeff Overfield

Set Production Assistant

Fred Palluzzi

Rigging Electrician

Jim Palmer

Stunt Performer

Anthony D. Parillo

Set Designer

Robert Paulsen

Location Manager

Jason Pelham

Film Lab

Greg Peskay

Dailies

John Peters

Transportation

Lars Petersen

Construction Coordinator

Ellen Phillips

Production Assistant

Michael Phillips

Transportation

Mike Phillips

Transportation

Grecgonio Galicia Pimentel

Props

Sally J Potters

Assistant Production Coordinator

Bill Powell

Transportation

Film Details

Also Known As
Gizli Kusur, Iedzimtais netikums, Inherent Vice - Natürliche Mängel, Puro vicio, Vice caché, Vicio propio, Vizio di forma, Vício Inerente
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2014
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 28m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video April 28, 2015

Expanded Release in United States January 9, 2015

Released in United States 2014 (Centerpiece Gala)

Limited Release in United States December 12, 2014

Limited Release in United States December 12, 2014

Expanded Release in United States January 9, 2015

Released in United States on Video April 28, 2015

Released in United States 2014

Based on the novel "Inherent Vice" written by Thomas Pynchon and published by Penguin Press in 2009.

Robert Downey Jr. was previously mentioned to star.

Sean Penn had been mentioned for the role of Adrian Prussia.