Zoolander


1h 29m 2001

Brief Synopsis

The international misadventures of fashion model Derek Zoolander, who is hired to stop a secret cartel of political assassins posing as male models. Derek soon discovers the horrifying secret of why no male models live past the age of thirty. While Derek tries to infiltrate the fashion/assassin clique led by the mean-spirited designer Mugatu, he must also contend with Hansel, a dense, on-the-rise male model who threatens to sabotage his mission--as well as his modeling career.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
2001
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Synopsis

The international misadventures of fashion model Derek Zoolander, who is hired to stop a secret cartel of political assassins posing as male models. Derek soon discovers the horrifying secret of why no male models live past the age of thirty. While Derek tries to infiltrate the fashion/assassin clique led by the mean-spirited designer Mugatu, he must also contend with Hansel, a dense, on-the-rise male model who threatens to sabotage his mission--as well as his modeling career.

Crew

Stephen Alesch

Art Director

Sande Alessi

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Ron Alexis

Chief Lighting Technician

Pablo Alfaro

Photography

Nickolas Anderson

Rigging Electrician

Robert Anderson

Rigging Grip

David Arnold

Music

Malcolm Auchincloss

Assistant

Clayton Barber

Stunts

Bob Baron

Adr Mixer

Lance Bass

Other

Leah Bathe

Assistant

Donna Battersby

Hair Stylist

Maureen Beitler

Medic

Donald Bell

Costumer

Roy Bennett

Lighting

Juel Bestrop

Casting

Kate Biscoe

Makeup Artist

Melody Bishop

Art Department Coordinator

Morgan Blackledge

On-Set Dresser

Dan Blazi

Sound Editor

Kent Blocher

Assistant Editor

Emily Blumsack

Assistant

James Boniece

Rigging Grip

Richard Boris

Greensman

Bob Bornstein

Music Producer

Wayne Brackett

On-Set Dresser

Shuan Breedlove

Rigging Electrician

Joanna Brett

Costume Supervisor

Steve Brown

Stunts

Sue Bubb

Costume Supervisor

Harold Burke

Foley Editor

Ashlee Burnette

Assistant

Eva Z. Cabrera

Script Supervisor

Jose Cabrera

Production Secretary

Paul Candrilli

Dolly Grip

Patrick Capone

Camera Operator

Blythe Cappello

Casting Assistant

Caesar Carnevale

Loader

Chris Carpenter

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Lawrence Carroll

Visual Effects

Al Cerullo

Pilot

Kyung W Chang

Assistant Art Director

Andrew Cheung

Grip

Catherine Childers

Hair Stylist

Kathleen Chopin

Casting

Bill Church

Digital Effects Artist

Peter Clarke

Property Master

Gary Clause

Foreman

Adeline Colangelo

Production Assistant

Sandra L Collier

Costumer

Oj Connell Iii

Sound

Kelly Conners

Electrician

Thomas C Cooke Jr.

Production Assistant

Kyle Cooper

Titles

Stuart Cornfeld

Producer

Celia D. Costas

Unit Production Manager

Celia D. Costas

Coproducer

Carole Cowley

Visual Effects Producer

Jen Crammer

Production Secretary

Curtis Croeni

Assistant Editor

Scott Curtis

Foley Editor

Alan D'angerio

Hair

Karen Dahl

Makeup Artist

Enid Dalkoff

Visual Effects

Debbi Datz-pyle

Music Contractor

Howard Davidson

Rigging Grip

Sandy De Crescent

Original Music

Jason Debari

Art Department Coordinator

Barbara Delpuech

Assistant Sound Editor

Yann Delpuech

Sound Editor

Joseph M Deluca

On-Set Dresser

Ramona Diaz-sanchez

Production Auditor

Alex Digerlando

Production Assistant

Sam Dimaggio

Photography

Gayle Dizon

Casting

Nicholas Dodd

Music Conductor

Nicholas Dodd

Original Music

Perry Dodgson

Boom Operator

Bryan Dolan

Electrician

Tom Dolan

Chief Lighting Technician

Jim Dolson

Scenic Artist

Naomi Donne

Makeup Designer

Gabe Doppelt

Photography

Stephen Dorff

Other

Jeffrey Douglas

Dolly Grip

George Drakoulias

Music Supervisor

Francois Duhamel

Photography

Fred Durst

Other

Brad Edmiston

Photography

Thom Ehle

Consultant

Lisa Emerson Machione

Costumer

Bill Essling

Grip

Mike Estrella

Production Assistant

Jennifer Euston

Casting Associate

Audrey Evans

Assistant Editor

Gregory Farrell

Rigging Electrician

Sylvia Fay

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Lena Fennema

Stunts

Robert Fernandez

Music

Sandi Figueroa

Costumer

Frank Fleming

Assistant Costume Designer

Tom Ford

Other

Jay Fortune

Chief Lighting Technician

Ernest Foster

Scenic Artist

Fortunato Frattasio

Visual Effects Supervisor

Braden Friedman

Production Assistant

Jeremiah Friedman

Production Assistant

Joel Gallen

Executive Producer

Johannes Gamble

Graphic Designer

Johannes Gamble

Visual Effects

Walter Garcia

Visual Effects

Joseph Garzero

Charge Scenic Painter

Lee Genick

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Jason Geoffrey

Stunts

Megan Gerard

Assistant

K. Scott Gertsen

Carpenter

Linda Glynn

Assistant Location Manager

Ethan Goldman

Assistant

Melinda Sue Gordon

Photography

Alexander Gorodetsky

Scenic Artist

Anne Graham

Digital Effects Artist

Lizz Grant

Production Coordinator

Liliana Greenfield-sanders

Production Assistant

Robert Grieve

Sound Editor

Alexander Griffiths

Grip

Robert Griffon

Property Master

Russ J Griffon

Property Master

Alan Griswold

Assistant

Mike Gunther

Stunts

Christopher Guyer

Video Assist/Playback

Lukas Haas

Other

Edith Hagigi

Assistant

Zoli Hajdu

Grip

John Hamburg

Screenplay

Donna Hamilton

Set Decorator

John Hartigan

Special Effects Coordinator

Zoe Hay

Makeup Artist

Greg Hayden

Editor

Richard Hebrank

Construction

Don J Hewitt

Stunts

Hilda Hodges

Foley Artist

Joel Holland

Video Assist/Playback

Michael Hopkins

Production Assistant

Amanda Hudson

Photography

Lisa Hyde

Costumer

Joseph Iberti

Unit Production Manager

Jerry Jaffe

Location Manager

Tyler Jay

Production Assistant

Fred Johanns

Electrician

David Johnson

Visual Effects Supervisor

Tudor Jones

Production Assistant

Dain L Kalas

Costume Supervisor

Jonathan Karp

Music Editor

Carmen Kass

Other

Darrell K Keister

Assistant Art Director

Robert Keller

Foreman

Shawn Kennelly

Foley Mixer

Randy Kerber

Original Music

Randy Kerber

Music Conductor

Randy Kerber

Music

Regina Key

Dga Trainee

Darren King

Sound Editor

David King

On-Set Dresser

David Kirschner

Sound

David Kirschner

Sound Mixer

Steve Kirshoff

Special Effects Coordinator

Will Klein

Production Assistant

Steve Kmetko

Other

Dan Kneece

Camera Operator

Dan Kneece

Steadicam Operator

Steve Koch

Painter

Andy Koyama

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Stephen Krause

Music

Ted Kredo

Rigging Electrician

Brad Kuehn

Visual Effects Supervisor

Joanne Lamstein

Stunts

Aric Lasher

Set Designer

Michael Laudati

Makeup Artist

Elizabeth Laura Taylor

Production Assistant

Stephane Lempire

Hair Stylist

Monica Levinson

Associate Producer

Eric Lewin

On-Set Dresser

Herb Lieberz

Transportation

Mitch Lillian

Grip

Elana Joy Livneh

Apprentice Editor

Franklin Londin

Digital Effects

Miguel Lopez-castillo

Assistant Art Director

Guy Lorio

Loader

Bruce Maccallum

Camera Operator

James Malone

Rigging Electrician

Bobby Mancuso

Photography

Riot Manhattan

Video

Charlie Marroquin

Grip

Rick Marroquin

Dolly Grip

Jessica Marshall

Wig Maker

Brad Martin

Stunt Coordinator

David Ray Martin

Location Manager

Edgar E Martin

Grip

Nicole Mason

Production Assistant

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
2001
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

The character Derek Zoolander was originally created for the 1996 VH-1 Fashion Awards.

Released in United States Fall September 28, 2001

Released in United States on Video March 12, 2002

Began shooting September 14, 2000.

Completed shooting January 2001.

Released in United States on Video March 12, 2002

Released in United States Fall September 28, 2001