The Negotiator


2h 18m 1998

Brief Synopsis

"The Negotiator" (1998), starring Samuel L. Jackson as Danny Roman, and Kevin Spacey as Chris Sabian, is an action-packed thriller. Roman, a highly respected police officer, is desperate to prove that he's innocent of the murder of his longtime partner, and finds himself holding a group of innocent people hostage. The savior of the day, Sabian, is the police department negotiator and hostage specialist, who intervenes and goes on a rescue mission. One man's fury puts another's life in jeopardy in this blockbuster hit.

Film Details

Also Known As
Förhandlaren, Negotiator
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Action
Crime
Thriller
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 18m

Synopsis

"The Negotiator" (1998), starring Samuel L. Jackson as Danny Roman, and Kevin Spacey as Chris Sabian, is an action-packed thriller. Roman, a highly respected police officer, is desperate to prove that he's innocent of the murder of his longtime partner, and finds himself holding a group of innocent people hostage. The savior of the day, Sabian, is the police department negotiator and hostage specialist, who intervenes and goes on a rescue mission. One man's fury puts another's life in jeopardy in this blockbuster hit.

Crew

Neal Anderson

Dialogue Editor

Craig Armstrong

Song

Craig Armstrong

Song Performer

Officer Ed Arneson

Technical Advisor

Roy Augenstein

Special Effects

Bob Baron

Adr

Jorge L Baron

Assistant Director

Albert Beveridge

Coproducer

Hal Bigger

Special Effects

Linda Boykin-williams

Makeup

Kevin Braker

Production Supervisor

Officer Bob Brannon

Technical Advisor

Gary Capo

Dp/Cinematographer

Gary Capo

Director Of Photography

Paul Carden

Dialogue Editor

Russell Carpenter

Dp/Cinematographer

Russell Carpenter

Director Of Photography

Marietta Carter-narcisse

Makeup Supervisor

Tony Ciccone

Editing

Tom Connole

Camera Operator

Gerrit Dangremond

Camera Operator

Bonnie Daniels

Production Associate

James Demonaco

Screenplay

Dino Dimuro

Sound Effects Editor

Richard Dwan

Dialogue Editor

David Ellis

Unit Director

Joerge Elsner

Audio

Janne Ericsson

Song

Cliff Fleming

Other

Kevin Fox

Screenplay

Marty Fraser

Script Supervisor

Herb Gains

Unit Production Manager

Marvin Gaye

Song

Marvin Gaye

Song Performer

Richard Goddard

Set Decorator

Mark S Gordon

Dialogue Editor

Anna Gordy Gaye

Song

Holger Gross

Production Designer

Paul Guilfoyle

Other

Dell Hake

Original Music

Frank Hanes

Camera Operator

Barbara Harris

Adr Voice Casting

Paul Haslinger

Other

D. M. Hemphill

Rerecording

Phil Hess

Foley Editor

David Hoberman

Producer

Lun-ye Hodges

Hair Stylist

A Todd Holland

Set Designer

Luis Hoyos

Set Designer

Don J Hug

Location Manager

Kevin Ishioka

Art Director

Francine Jamison-tanchuck

Costume Designer

Chris Jargo

Adr Editor

Dennis Johnson

Other

Don Julien

Assistant Director

Randy Kelly

Audio

George Kohut

Camera Operator

Joel Kramer

Unit Director

Joel Kramer

Stunt Coordinator

Ronna Kress

Casting Associate

John Kurlander

Music

Mark Lapointe

Audio

Louis Lazzara

Makeup Artist

Roger W. Lifsey

Special Effects

Dave Macdonald

Adr

Paul Massey

Rerecording

Tara Mccarthy

Hair Stylist

Tania Mccomas

Makeup Supervisor

Arnon Milchan

Producer

John D. Milinac

Other

Murray Miller

Location Manager

Chitra F Mojtabai

Assistant Director

Glenn T Morgan

Dialogue Editor

James Moriana

Foley Artist

Rick Morris

Sound Effects Editor

Chris Moseley

Camera Operator

Gary Mundheim

Foley Editor

J Michael Muro

Camera Operator

J Michael Muro

Steadicam Operator

Leo Napolitano

Camera Operator

David Nicksay

Executive Producer

Charlene Norman

Production Coordinator

Carol A. O'connell

Hair Stylist

Robert Olmstead

Special Effects Foreman

Mark Ormandy

Audio

Connie Papineau

Script Supervisor

Phil Pastuhov

Aerial Director Of Photography

Matt Patterson

Other

Michael A. Reagan

Sound Effects Editor

Pat Reiniz

Song

Graeme Revell

Music

Richard Reynolds

Set Designer

Sharron Reynolds

Script Supervisor

Bruce Richter

Special Effects

Jason Roberts

Assistant Director

Frank Rose

Costume Supervisor

Benjamin Rosenberg

Assistant Director

David Rubin

Casting

Tim Simonec

Original Music

Barbara-anne Spencer

Set Designer

Robert L Stevenson

Hair Stylist

Mark P. Stoeckinger

Sound Editor

Robert Stone

Executive Producer

Webster Stone

Executive Producer

Elgie Stover

Song

Daniel Sudick

Special Effects Supervisor

Peter Michael Sullivan

Audio

Lisa Swain

Production Coordinator

Clifford J. Tasner

Original Music

Rachel Tenner

Consultant

Barry K Thomas

Assistant Director

Michael Torchia

Camera Operator

Eric Tramp

Camera Operator

Alicia M Tripi

Hair Stylist

Robert Ulrich

Adr Editor

Christian Adam Wagner

Editor

Randy Walker

Technical Advisor

Dan Wallin

Music

Jeffrey Wilhoit

Foley Artist

Kerry Dean Williams

Adr Editor

Russell Williams

Sound Mixer

Joshua Winget

Music Editor

Scott Wolf

Sound Effects Editor

Dwight Yoakam

Song

Dwight Yoakam

Song Performer

Daryl Young

Wrangler

Film Details

Also Known As
Förhandlaren, Negotiator
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Action
Crime
Thriller
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 18m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer July 29, 1998

Released in United States on Video November 24, 1998

Kevin Spacey reportedly received $4 million for this project.

Samuel L Jackson reportedly received $5 million for this project.

Samuel L Jackson reportedly received $5 million for this project.

Kevin Spacey reportedly received $4 million for this project.

Completed shooting December 23, 1997.

Began shooting September 14, 1997.

Actor J T Walsh died on February 27, 1998 at the age of 54.

Released in United States Summer July 29, 1998

Released in United States on Video November 24, 1998