Mercury Rising


2h 11m 1998

Brief Synopsis

A teenage autistic savant inadvertantly uncovers a secret code for the National Security Agency and with the help of an FBI agent finds safety.

Film Details

Also Known As
Code Mercury, Kod Mercury
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Washington, DC, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 11m

Synopsis

A teenage autistic savant inadvertantly uncovers a secret code for the National Security Agency and with the help of an FBI agent finds safety.

Crew

Jeff Adam

Set Designer

Julie Adrianson Neary

Visual Effects

Michael Ahasay

Special Effects Foreman

Jon Alexander

Digital Effects Supervisor

Philip Edward Alexy

Visual Effects

Leah Anton

Visual Effects

Vicki Arkoff

Music Coordinator

C C Barnes

Assistant Director

John Barry

Music

John Barry

Music Conductor

Kevin Bartnof

Foley Artist

Bob Beher

Foley

Brian T Best

Sound Editor

Andrea Biklian

Other

Patricia Blau Price

Other

Lisa Blok-linson

Location Manager

Peter Bloor

Consultant

Gary Blufer

Sound Effects

Ron L Brinkerhoff

Researcher

Dan Bronson

Costume Supervisor

Carol Brzezinski

Editing

Rodney Byrd

Special Effects Foreman

Darrell Calker

Song

Doug Calli

Special Effects

Rick Canelli

Adr

Brett Carroll

Editor

Tami Carter

Visual Effects

Guy Clayton

Special Effects Coordinator

Julie Creighton

Visual Effects Supervisor

Scott Curtis

Foley Editor

Burt Dalton

Special Effects Coordinator

Albert Delgado

Special Effects Foreman

David Deuber

Visual Effects

Demetra Diamantopoulos

Location Manager

Joe Divitale

Sound Editor

Willie Dixon

Song

Jeff Doran

Visual Effects

Michael Dressel

Foley Editor

Lisa Drostova

Visual Effects

Joe Dunne

Stunt Coordinator

James Ellis

Script Supervisor

Leonard Engelman

Makeup Artist

Chrissie England

Other

John Michael Fanaris

Sound Effects

Cliff Fleming

Helicopter Pilot

Karen Fletcher

Set Designer

Bruce Fortune

Sound Editor

Marcie Friedman

Location Coordinator

Ginger Geary

Foley Artist

Pelham Goddard

Song

Stephan Goldman

Music Supervisor

Eric Gotthelf

Foley Mixer

Ron Grafton

Foley Recordist

Brian Grazer

Producer

Jim Hagedorn

Visual Effects

Paul Haines

Special Effects

Bill Hansard

Other

Jonathan Harb

Visual Effects

Barbara Harris

Voice Casting

Betsy Heimann

Costume Designer

Chritopher Herbert

Song

Rebecca Heskes

Visual Effects

Peter Honess

Editor

David Householter

Unit Production Manager

Paul Huston

Visual Effects

Greg Hyman

Editor

Karen Kehela

Producer

David Kelley

Assistant Director

Tom Kennedy

Visual Effects

Ric Kidney

Executive Producer

Nancy Klopper

Casting

Cliff Kohlweck

Music Editor

Lawrence Konner

Screenplay

Sherman Labby

Production

Gregg Landaker

Sound Mixer

Lee Lemont

Adr Editor

Dr. Bennett Leventhal

Technical Advisor

Joshua Levine

Visual Effects

Tom Mack

Assistant Director

Tom Mack

Associate Producer

Mike Mackenzie

Motion Control

Steve Mann

Sound Editor

Blake Marion

Sound Effects

Tia Marshall

Visual Effects

Elizabeth Marx

Casting Associate

Steve Maslow

Sound Mixer

Grant Mcglashan

Art Department

Andrew Menzies

Set Designer

Don Meyers

Special Effects

Thomas Milano

Music Editor

Mildred Iatrou Morgan

Sound Editor

George Murphy

Visual Effects Supervisor

Maria Nay

Set Decorator

Paul Neesan

Coproducer

Steven F. Nelson

Sound Editor

Luke O'byrne

Visual Effects Supervisor

Thomas J. O'connell

Adr Mixer

Kim Ornitz

Sound Mixer

Michael Owens

Visual Effects Supervisor

Aaron Pazanti

Camera Operator

Ryne Douglas Pearson

Source Material

Ryne Douglas Pearson

Source Material (From Novel)

Maureen Peyrot

Coproducer

Vance Piper

Camera Operator

Jacqui Popelka

Production Coordinator

John Richards

Original Score

Terry Rodman

Sound Editor

Mark D. Rosenthal

Screenplay

Penny Runge

Production Coordinator

Steven A. Saklad

Art Director

Joseph C Sasgen

Special Effects

Jack Scanlon

Helicopter Pilot

Robert Schick

Assistant Director

Sean Schur

Digital Effects Supervisor

Marla I Selhorn

Visual Effects

Michael Seresin

Dp/Cinematographer

Michael Seresin

Director Of Photography

H B Siegel

Other

Joseph M Singer

Executive Producer

Karen Snow

Post-Production Supervisor

Karen Snow

Production Supervisor

Dan Sokolowski

Special Effects Foreman

Michael St Hilaire

Camera Operator

Scott Charles Stewart

Visual Effects

Becky Sullivan

Adr Editor

Larry Tan

Visual Effects

Chad Taylor

Art Department

Koko Taylor

Song Performer

P R Tooke

Script Supervisor

James F. Truesdale

Art Director

Mike Van Eps

Visual Effects

Kimberly Lowe Voight

Sound Editor

Patrizia Von Brandenstein

Production Designer

Peter Weireter

Technical Advisor

Walter Werzowa

Sound Design

John Whisnant

Visual Effects

Marlene Williams

Hair Stylist

William Wisher

Other

William Wisher

Screenplay (Uncredited)

Richard E Yawn

Sound Editor

Heidi Zabit

Visual Effects

Film Details

Also Known As
Code Mercury, Kod Mercury
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Washington, DC, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 11m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video September 15, 1998

Released in United States Spring April 3, 1998

Barry Sonnenfeld was previously attached to direct.

Pearson reportedly received $1 million for his unpublished manuscript.

Pearson reportedly received $1 million for his unpublished manuscript.

Began shooting May 27, 1997.

Completed shooting October 17, 1997.

"Simple Simon" was published by Morrow July 1996.

Released in United States Spring April 3, 1998

Released in United States on Video September 15, 1998