The Thirteenth Floor


2h 1999

Brief Synopsis

On the 13th floor of an LA office block, Douglas Hall and Hannon Fuller have created a virtual simulation of Los Angeles in 1937. One day, Hall wakes up to discover Hannon is dead and he is the prime suspect. Hall can't remember having anything to do with the murder, but his reality begins to become

Film Details

Also Known As
13th Floor, The, Passe virtuel, Thirteenth Floor
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

On the 13th floor of an LA office block, Douglas Hall and Hannon Fuller have created a virtual simulation of Los Angeles in 1937. One day, Hall wakes up to discover Hannon is dead and he is the prime suspect. Hall can't remember having anything to do with the murder, but his reality begins to become less clear when he is pulled into a double life, moving between the present and the 1937 virtual reality in an attempt to discover the truth.

Crew

Filmstiftung Nordrhein-westfalen (nrw)

Producer

Peter Afterman

Music Supervisor

Christian Ahlers

Visual Effects

Bobby Anderson

Sound Mixer

Jason Astor

Production Assistant

James Auger

Visual Effects

Alex Bahro

Visual Effects

Bobbi L Baird

Makeup Artist

John S Baker

Special Effects Coordinator

Helga Ballhaus

Executive Producer

Michael Ballhaus

Executive Producer

Evelyne Barbier

Set Designer

Melissa Bargar

Other

Claudette Barius

Photography

Joe Bauer

Visual Effects Supervisor

Susanna Bauer

Visual Effects

Michael Bauman

Lighting

Kim Berner

Script Supervisor

Jan Bernotat

Motion Control

Frederieke Berthold

Visual Effects

Robert A. Blackburn

Construction Coordinator

David Bloch

Casting Associate

Frank Bollinger

Art Director

Andy Bradfield

Song Performer

Phil Brown

Best Boy Grip

Ravel Centeno Rodriguez

Screenplay

Barry Chusid

Art Director

Kim Clever

Choreographer

Matt Cordner

Technical Director

Johnny Crawford

Consultant

Douglas Creel

Technical Director

Robert Cribbett

Rotoscope Animator

Corky Cronin

Production Assistant

Sean Cunningham

Digital Effects Supervisor

Ross Day

Location Manager

Stephen P Del Prete

Production Assistant

Dino Dimuro

Adr Editor

Andrew Dorfman

Music Editor

Rick Downey

Negative Cutting

Mitchell S Drain

Visual Effects

Ann D Dunn

Set Costumer

James Ealy

Medic

Duke Ellington

Song

Roland Emmerich

Producer

Ute Emmerich

Producer

Hartmut Engel

Cgi Artist

Katie Eustermann

Production Assistant

Daniel Fazel

Lighting Director

Randall E Flinn

Casting Associate

Haggi Floeser

Cgi Artist

Nickson Fong

Technical Director

Cindy Franke

Production Coordinator

David Frutos

Choreographer

Jonathan Fuh

Boom Operator

Daniel Galouye

Source Material (From Novel)

Alex Garcia

Assistant Editor

Jose Antonio Garcia

Sound Mixer

Randy Gerston

Music Supervisor

Joie Gharrity

Assistant

Moritz Glaesle

Art Department

Frank Gorgas

Lighting

John W Green

Song

Abra Grupp

Visual Effects

Christian Haas

Cgi Artist

Rod Hamilton

Assistant

W. C. Handy

Song

Thomas Robinson Harper

Stunts

Ray Harvie

Storyboard Artist

Edward Hayman

Song

Freddie Hice

Stunts

Christian Hinz

Visual Effects

Axel Hirn

Sound

Scott Holms

Animator

Thomas J Huff

Stunts

Meghan Ivey

Song Performer

Joe Jackman

Animator

Cheri Jacobs

Accounting Assistant

James K Jensen

Post-Production Supervisor

Jefferson T Jones

Camera

Vanesa R Jordan

Assistant

Virginia Kearns

Hair Stylist

Lisa Kearsley

Production Supervisor

Henry Kingi

Stunts

Katrin Klaiber

Art Department

Cathleen Klein

Art Department

Harald Kloser

Original Music

Harald Kloser

Music

Dana Eller Kopper

Production Assistant

Fabian Kraus

Other

Pit Kuhlmann

Sound Effects Editor

Erwin H Kupitz

Wig Supplier

Kevin Larosa

Other

Birger Laube

Visual Effects

Peggy Lebel

Effects Assistant

Foongy Lee

Assistant Director

Alex Lemke

Other

Lutz Lemke

Visual Effects

Craig Lietzke

Transportation Captain

Mitch Lookabaugh

Dolly Grip

Billy Lucas

Stunts

Fran Lucci

Production Accountant

Scott Maginnis

Assistant Set Decorator

Sibylle Maier

Visual Effects

Blake Maniquis

Assistant Editor

Andres Marder

Lighting Technician

Christian Mayer

Lighting

Matt Mcbride

Stunts

David Mcmoyler

Adr Supervisor

Steven B. Melton

Property Master

Tim Mendler

Camera

Tim Mendler

Motion Control

Bill Meyers

Song

Melody Miller

Assistant Property Master

Irving Mills

Song

Joanna Motek

Cgi Artist

Andreas Musolff

Dialogue Editor

Max Neal

Assistant Camera Operator

Thomas Nellen

Makeup

Christoph Neu

Visual Effects

Benedikt Niemann

Animator

Brian Watson Nordheim

Assistant Camera Operator

Richard Oesterreicher

Sound

Connie Oettl

Visual Effects

Fumiari Ogawa

Visual Effects

Jay Ostrowski

Production Assistant

Rocco Passionino

Visual Effects

Tony Pennello

Stunts

Jahmani Perry

Production Assistant

James Perry

Assistant

Cristin Pescosolido

Visual Effects

Kirk M. Petruccelli

Production Designer

John Pettis

Song

Margit Pfeiffer

Foley Editor

Joy Phillips

Production Assistant

Joern Poetzl

Foley Artist

Joseph Porro

Costume Designer

Carolin Quis

Digital Effects Supervisor

Ron Radvinsky

Apprentice

Chad Raneall

Stunts

Katherine Rees

Hair

Henry Richardson

Editor

Larry Rippenkroeger

Stunts

Friedrich Wilhem Roedding

Sound

Kathleen Roll

Production Assistant

R.a. Rondell

Stunt Coordinator

Rachel Rose

Assistant

Marc Roskin

Assistant

Jean Rosone

Costume Supervisor

Dana Ross

Color Timer

Debbie Lynn Ross

Stunts

Josef Rusnak

Screenplay

Tim Ryan

Key Grip

Kosta Sarci

Editor

Melissa N Savage

Other

Elmer Schoebel

Song

Waggi V Seidlein

Visual Effects

Oliver Seiter

Art Department

Britta Sell

Director Of Photography

Nelson Sepulveda

Visual Effects

David Shafer

Transportation Captain

Deborah Slate

Set Costumer

Mary Smith

Adr Editor

Kevin Souls

Animator

Frederic Soumagnas

Lighting

Chris Squires

Steadicam Operator

Chris Squires

Camera Operator

Bret St Clair

Other

Wolf Steiling

Visual Effects

Bernd Sumalowitsch

Photography

Olcun Tan

Cgi Artist

Leslie Thomas

Set Designer

Tracey Thorn

Song Performer

Juan Tizol

Song

Jon R Tower

Lighting Technician

Kelly Van Horn

Coproducer

Kelly Van Horn

Unit Production Manager

Daniel V Volclamer

Visual Effects

Anke Vollmer

Visual Effects

Udo Vollmer

Visual Effects

Wedigo Von Schultzendorff

Director Of Photography

Thomas Wanker

Original Music

Mortimer Warlimont

Visual Effects

Ben Watt

Song Performer

Ben Watt

Song

Fred Waugh

Stunts

Marco Weber

Producer

April Webster

Casting

Steffen M Wild

Digital Effects Supervisor

Chris Winn

Craft Service

Kim Winther

Assistant Director

Lars P. Winther

Assistant Director

Klaus Wuchta

Art Department

Pit Zappernick

Other

Juergen Zimmermann

Visual Effects

Victor Zolfo

Set Decorator

Film Details

Also Known As
13th Floor, The, Passe virtuel, Thirteenth Floor
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer May 28, 1999

Released in United States on Video September 21, 1999

Loosely based upon German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder's two part television movie "World On The Wire" (Welt Am Draht/1973).

Centropolis Streamline is the low-budget division of Centropolis Entertainment.

Completed shooting April 17, 1998.

Began shooting February 4, 1998.

Released in United States Summer May 28, 1999

Released in United States on Video September 21, 1999