Steel


1h 38m 1997

Brief Synopsis

A metals specialist for the military, John Henry Irons, creates an alter ego, a super-hero known as Steel, to combat an evil street gang. After a weapons test goes horribly wrong, Irons quits the military for a quiet life until a gang begins to commit crimes in his neighborhood. The gang, after stealing top-secret defense weapons that Irons helped to produce, has committed a series of high-tech robberies and, in the process, is threatening to become a worldwide danger. Irons decides to combat the growing evil by building a suit of armor with a built-in array of weaponry.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Adventure
Fantasy
Adaptation
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

A metals specialist for the military, John Henry Irons, creates an alter ego, a super-hero known as "Steel," to combat an evil street gang. After a weapons test goes horribly wrong, Irons quits the military for a quiet life until a gang begins to commit crimes in his neighborhood. The gang, after stealing top-secret defense weapons that Irons helped to produce, has committed a series of high-tech robberies and, in the process, is threatening to become a worldwide danger. Irons decides to combat the growing evil by building a suit of armor with a built-in array of weaponry. Layered in his fantastic, magnetic metal sheath and armed with his powerful weapons, John Henry metamorphoses into a mythic alter-ego--STEEL.

Crew

Catherine Adair

Costume Designer

Laura Adler

Casting

Mark Allan

Unit Production Manager

Mark Allan

Coproducer

Ray Anthony

Other

Michelle Archer

Assistant

Antonia Armato

Song

Antonia Armato

Music

Leonard Armato

Executive Producer

James M Arnett

Stunt Coordinator

Seth Arnett

Stunts

Ron Arredondo

Graphics

Mary Aymar

Assistant

Andy Rafael Barrios

Effects Assistant

Kevin Bartnof

Foley Artist

Brian Battles

Visual Effects

Linda Benevente-notaro

Costume Designer

John Bennett

Stunts

Bruce Binkow

Executive Producer

Lisa Blok-linson

Location Manager

Jon Bogdanove

Puppets Design

Jana-marie Bonar

Costume Designer

Brigitte Bourque

Visual Effects

Patti Brand

Makeup Artist

Allan Bromberg

Adr Editor

James Brown

Song

Victoria Brown

Assistant Location Manager

Stuart Calderon

Sound Effects Editor

Tevin Campbell

Song Performer

Warren Campbell

Song

Wayne Campbell

Assistant

Greg Cannom

Mechanical Special Effects

Brett Carroll

Assistant Editor

Gina M Carroll

Assistant Editor

Martin Charles

Graphic Designer

Jeffrey N Civa

Assistant

Gail Compeau

Accounting Assistant

Sharon Compton

Storyboard Artist

Steve Cook

Assistant Location Manager

Martez Covington

Stunts

Dirk Craft

Assistant Director

Malcolm Ian Cross

Stunts

Richard Davis

Location Manager

Helen De Vivien

Assistant

Michael Deluna

Stunts

Justin Derosa

Stunts

Dale Destefani

Foreman

Mike Dickeson

Sound Effects Editor

Matt Dike

Song

Nicholas Dodd

Original Music

Nicholas Dodd

Music Conductor

Lanier Edwards

Stunts

Paul Eliopoulos

Stunts

Debra R Enriquez

Assistant

Jeannie Epper

Stunts

Jon Epstein

Stunt Coordinator

John A Escobar

Stunts

Jeff Evans

Stunts

Karen Farfan

Assistant

Dane Farwell

Stunts

Deborah Foreman

Assistant

Mark Franco

Visual Effects Supervisor

Gershon Ginsburg

Art Director

Leslie Godfrey

Production Associate

Daniel Marc Goldstein

Hair Stylist

Michael Goodman

Adr Editor

Allan Graf

Stunts

Dale Grahn

Color Timer

Marian Green

Stunts

Brenda Griffin

Assistant

Peter Gunz

Song

Randy Hall

Stunts

Steve Hart

Stunts

Mo Henry

Negative Cutting

Michael Herbick

Rerecording

Ron Herst

Visual Effects

Rick Hinson

Sound Effects Editor

Mark Irwin

Director Of Photography

Mark Irwin

Dp/Cinematographer

Rodney Jerkins

Song

Rodney Jerkins

Song Performer

Freddie Jin

Stunts

Damani Johnson

Assistant

Kenneth Johnson

Song

Kenneth Johnson

Screenplay

Michael Johnson

Assistant

Keii Johnston

Stunts

Ted Johnston

Foley Editor

Quincy Jones

Producer

Petra Jorgensen

Script Supervisor

Carol Keith

Production Associate

Maria Kelly

Stunts

Michael Kimball

Sound Effects Editor

Deni King

Adr Supervisor

Donald W Krafft

Set Decorator

Yvonne Kubis

Costumes

Kenny Lamar

Song

Kenny Lamar

Song Performer

Shana Landsburg

Casting

Lane Leavitt

Stunts

H Jay Levine

Dialogue Editor

Jack Levy

Sound Effects Editor

Irving Lewis

Stunts

Ron Licari

Assistant Property Master

John F. Link Ii

Editor

Hobart Lundt

Other

Diana Lupo

Stunts

Maciek Malish

Dialogue Editor

David Mann

Assistant Editor

Eric Mansker

Stunts

Ben Martin

Dialogue Coach

George A Martin

Music Editor

Johnny M Martin

Stunts

Jarmil Maupin

Assistant Sound Editor

Lisa Mccullough

Stunts

Jadi Mccurdy

Assistant

Scott Medcalf

Lighting

Tal Meirson

Production Accountant

William J Meshover

Editor

Desmond Miller

Hair Stylist

Bruce Minkus

Special Effects Coordinator

Bob Minor

Stunts

Donald O Mitchell

Rerecording

Frank Montano

Rerecording

Kejuan Muchita

Song

Brigette A Myre

Makeup Artist

Maureen O'heron

Costumes

Shaquille O'neal

Executive Producer

Shaquille O'neal

Song

Shaquille O'neal

Song Performer

Venita Ozols-graham

Associate Producer

Venita Ozols-graham

Assistant Director

George Palmiero

Stunts

David Parker

Best Boy Grip

Elena Pedersen

Assistant

Cecilia Perna

Foley Editor

Pee Wee Piemonte

Stunts

Peter Rathje

Other

Dave Rawlinson

Sound Editor

Chris Reeves

Dialogue Consultant

Mario Roberts

Stunts

Susan M Roberts

Costumes

Robby Robinson

Stunts

Troy Robinson

Stunts

Scott Rogers

Stunts

Steven L Rogers

Assistant

James S Rollins

Special Effects

Pat Romano

Stunts

Carlos Romero

Other

Gilbert Rosales

Stunts

Michael C Ross

Song

Catherine Rowe

Foley Artist

Andrew Rowlands

Camera Operator

Debby Ruby-winsberg

Adr Editor

Griff Ruggles

Transportation Coordinator

John Rutchland

Construction Coordinator

David Salzman

Producer

Earl Sampson

Boom Operator

Adam Scher

Set Designer

Charlie Scott

Craft Service

Julie Sexsmith

On-Set Dresser

Paul Sherard

Stunts

Art Shippee

Property Master

Rich T Sickler

Assistant Director

Matthew Sigloch

Stunts

Joel Simon

Producer

Louise Simonson

Source Material

Karen Skouras

Production Manager

Scott Smalley

Original Music

Charles M Smallwood

Key Grip

Mychal Smith

Boom Operator

Thomas J Smith

Visual Effects

Stephanie Snow

Assistant

Buffy Snyder

Costume Supervisor

Leo Solis

Special Effects

Marc Strachan

Location Manager

Kim Strand

Music

Jeanette Surga

Music

Mike Swift

Visual Effects

Paul Tinta

Sound Editor

Susumu Tokunow

Sound Mixer

Michael Tomasino

Makeup

Todd Tucker

Art Department

Gary Katsuya Ushino

Assistant

Keith Vanderlaan

Special Effects

Renaud Veluzat

Stunts

Michael Vorndran

Other

Sesha Walker

Assistant

Szu Wang

Artistic Advisor

Mervyn Warren

Song

Mervyn Warren

Music

Roger Wells

Stunts

Patrick Wenz

Assistant

David John West

Sound Editor

Troy White

Rigging Gaffer

Lee Whittaker

Stunts

Bill Wieger

Art Department

Gene Williams

Stunts

Sharidan Williams-sotelo

Assistant Editor

Marvin Winans

Song Performer

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Adventure
Fantasy
Adaptation
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer August 15, 1997

Released in United States on Video December 30, 1997

Began shooting August 7, 1996.

Completed shooting October 16, 1996.

Quincy Jones-David Salzman Entertainment (QDE) disbanded in July 1997.

Released in United States Summer August 15, 1997

Released in United States on Video December 30, 1997