Howard The Duck


1h 51m 1986

Brief Synopsis

Based on the cult comic, a fast-talking, cigar-chomping, beer-guzzling duck from a parallel universe somehow winds up in Cleveland.

Film Details

Also Known As
Howard... a New Breed of Hero, Howard... un nuevo héroe, Howard... une nouvelle race de héros, Ingen plockar Howard
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Adventure
Fantasy
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1986
Production Company
Dan Gleich; George Reinhardt
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
San Rafael, California, USA; Napa Valley, California, USA; Mabuhay, California, USA; Novato, California, USA; San Francisco, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 51m

Synopsis

Based on the cult comic, a fast-talking, cigar-chomping, beer-guzzling duck from a parallel universe somehow winds up in Cleveland.

Crew

Philip Abramson

Set Decorator

Barbara Affonso

Visual Effects

Peter Albrecht

Rotoscope Animator

Jill Alman

Casting

Jill Alman

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Kirk Amidano

Visual Effects

Agamemnon Andrianos

Sound

Dave Archer

Other

Rod Armanino

Grip

John A Armstrong

Visual Effects

Gracie Atherton

Makeup

Sandina Bailo-lape

Sound

Donna Baker

Rotoscope Animator

Gordon Baker

Visual Effects

Stephen Balliet

Boom Operator

John Barry

Music

John Barry

Music Conductor

Bob Bauer

Props

Greg Beaumonte

Other

Mick Becker

Costume Coordinator

John Benson

Sound Effects Editor

Tom Bertino

Rotoscope Animator

Michael Bertram

Video Assist/Playback

Albert Bettcher

Camera Operator

Mark Billerman

Art Director

Karen Blake

Song Performer

Rick Blide

Craft Service

Robert Bonino

Foreman

Rick Borchardt

Key Grip

Gloria S Borders

Sound Editor

Charles Bornstein

Editing

Karen Bradley

Makeup

Barbara Brennan

Rotoscope Animator

Marty Brenneis

Special Effects

Bill Brewer

Wig Supplier

Bill Brewer

Assistant

Karen A Brocco

Sound Editor

Christopher S Brooks

Song

Christopher S Brooks

Music Editor

Ian Bryce

Associate Producer

Elizabeth Ann Bundschu

Production Assistant

Tom Burman

Makeup

Rob Burton

Visual Effects

Ben Burtt

Sound

Ben Burtt

Sound Effects Editor

Bobby Byrne

Dp/Cinematographer

Bobby Byrne

Director Of Photography

Lyle Byrum

Pilot

Deborah Capen

Other

Sean Casey

Layout Artist

Nicole Cavallero

Other

Lanny Cermak

Other

Tom Chamberlin

Production Assistant

Michael Chandler

Editor

Miles Chapin

Advisor

David Childers

Grip

Gregory Childers

Special Effects

Wade Childress

Photography

Terry Chostner

Photography

T M Christopher

Sound Editor

Donald Clark

Camera Operator

George Clinton Jr.

Song

Milo Coates

Other

Danny Colangelo

Property Master

Steve Collins

Transportation Coordinator

Andrea Cooper

Costumes

Robert A Cooper

Other

Patrick Cosgrove

Assistant Director

Kim Costalupes

Assistant Editor

Everett Creach

Stunt Coordinator

Dianne Crittenden

Casting

Joe Crowley

Gaffer

Dan Curry

Titles

Gloria D'alessandro

Sound Editor

Paul Dal Porto

Property Master

Peter Daulton

Camera Operator

Dominique Davalos

Song Performer

Jay Davis

Other

Carlyn Montes Deoca

Sound

Patricia Deoliveira

Casting

Carol Depasquale

Script Supervisor

Melissa Dietz

Sound Editor

Tony Disanti

Other

Thomas Dolby

Song

Thomas Dolby

Song Performer

Thomas Dolby

Other

Jo Donaldson

Researcher

Jeff Doran

Film Lab

Rob Dougherty

Other

Phil Downey

Color Timer

Bari Dreiband-burman

Makeup

Karen Dube

Production Assistant

Sheila Duignan

Special Effects

Cheryl Durham

Production Accountant

Randal M Dutra

Special Effects

Sarah Elgart

Choreographer

John Ellis

Consultant

Chrissie England

Effects Coordinator

Rory Enke

Location Manager

Nicholas J Esposto

Animatronics

Claudia Everett

Costume Department

Chuck Eyler

Visual Effects

Ellen Ferguson

Rotoscope Animator

Margarita Fernandez

Stunts

Bob Fernley

Production

Deborah Fine

Researcher

Robert Finley

Pyrotechnics

Robert Finley Iii

Best Boy

Rick Finney

Assistant Editor

Ken Fischer

Sound Effects Editor

Patrick Fitzsimmons

Gaffer

Sandy Ford

Production Assistant

Suzy Friedman

Sound Editor

Joe Fulmer

Other

Steve Gardner

Property Master Assistant

Jim Gary

Other

Tim Geideman

Film Lab

William George

Visual Effects

Steve Gerber

Characters As Source Material

Tim Gillett

Animatronics

Vivien Hillgrove Gilliam

Dialogue Editor

Dan Gleich

Cable Operator

Chris Goehe

Other

Reuben Goldberg

Special Effects

Ralph Gordon

Other

Ned Gorman

Production Assistant

Caroleen Green

Matte Painter

Susan Griffin

Location Manager

Thomas M Grimm

Animatronics

Lynn Gustafson

Other

Jon Guterres

Dolly Grip

Joanne Hafner

Rotoscope Animator

James Hagedorn

Camera Operator

Elizabeth Hamilton

Other

Chris Hammond

Visual Effects

Barbara Hartman-jenichen

Costume Department

Richard Hashimoto

Production Manager

Dale Haugo

Other

Jim Hawks

Video Assist/Playback

Todd Henry

Camera Assistant

Robert Hillman

Camera Operator

Ed Hirsh

Production Manager

K.c. Hodenfield

Production Assistant

Jerry Holcomb

Wardrobe Assistant

Rodney Allen Hooks

Assistant Director

Scott Houghton

Other

Anthony Hudson

Other

Doug Hunt

Assistant Camera Operator

Monty Hunter

Assistant Camera Operator

Peg Hunter

Other

Sandy Huston

Rotoscope Animator

Gloria Huyck

Screenplay

Gloria Huyck

Producer

Willard Huyck

Screenplay

Richard Hymns

Sound Effects Editor

Jay Ignaszewski

Visual Effects

Jay Ignaszewski

Assistant Editor

Louise Jaffe

Script Supervisor

Peter Jamison

Production Designer

Jeff Jarvis

Special Effects Foreman

Brad Jerrell

Other

Harley Jessup

Production Assistant

Tom Johnson

Foley

Joe Johnston

Other

Eddie Jones

Other

L Dean Jones

Assistant Director

Sean Joyce

Matte Painter

Karen Kalton

Production Coordinator

Paula Karsh

Production

Emily Kaufman

Assistant

Pamela J Kaye

Production Accountant

Richard Kline

Director Of Photography

Richard Kline

Dp/Cinematographer

Linda Knechtli

Accounting Assistant

Dan Kolsrud

Assistant Director

Jack Kostelnik

Props

Pete Kozachik

Camera Operator

Louise Krume

Accountant

Robert Krume

Construction Coordinator

Tad Krzanowski

Animatronics

Barbara Lakin

Photography

Lisa Lamerdin

Other

Robert Latham Brown

Unit Production Manager

Robert Latham Brown

Coproducer

Tim Lawrence

Other

Mary Helen Leasman

Sound Effects Editor

Victoria Lewis

Other

John Liberti

Assistant Director

Laurel Lichten

Other

Ellen Lichtwardt

Animation Supervisor

James Lim

Camera Operator

Leo Loverro

Grip

George Lucas

Executive Producer

Bob Macdonald

Special Effects Supervisor

Bob Macdonald

Special Effects Foreman

Kate Macdonald

Apprentice

Mike Mackenzie

Other

Pamela Marcotte

Set Designer

Tamia Marg

Special Effects

Kim Marks

Camera Operator

Film Details

Also Known As
Howard... a New Breed of Hero, Howard... un nuevo héroe, Howard... une nouvelle race de héros, Ingen plockar Howard
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Adventure
Fantasy
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1986
Production Company
Dan Gleich; George Reinhardt
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
San Rafael, California, USA; Napa Valley, California, USA; Mabuhay, California, USA; Novato, California, USA; San Francisco, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 51m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer August 1, 1986

Re-released in United States on Video December 17, 1996

Re-released in United States on Video March 9, 1994

Completed principal photography March 27, 1986.

Began shooting November 11, 1985.

Second-unit action and stunt work continued through April 1986.

Re-released in United States on Video March 9, 1994

Released in United States Summer August 1, 1986

Re-released in United States on Video December 17, 1996