S.W.A.T.


1h 58m 2003

Brief Synopsis

Jim Street is a former S.W.A.T. team member, who along with his partner Brian Gamble, is thrown off the team in the aftermath of a controversial decision they made during a robbery/hostage standoff. Gamble quits the force in disgust, but for Street, being a policeman is his life and he agrees to a demotion, hoping to someday have the chance to redeem himself and once again wear the privileged S.W.A.T. uniform. He gets that chance when team commander Dan "Hondo" Harrelson is assigned to recruit and train five top-notch officers for a new Special Weapons and Tactics unit. After weeks of rigorous physical training, the new team is immediately thrown into action when a notorious drug lord, offers a $100 million bounty to anyone who can free him from police custody. As they escort the kingpin out of Los Angeles into the hands of the Feds, the S.W.A.T. team is pursued by a ruthless and well-armed band of mercenaries.

Film Details

Also Known As
S.W.A.T. - Unidad especial, S.W.A.T. unité d'élite, SWAT
MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Crime
Thriller
Adaptation
Release Date
2003
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

Synopsis

Jim Street is a former S.W.A.T. team member, who along with his partner Brian Gamble, is thrown off the team in the aftermath of a controversial decision they made during a robbery/hostage standoff. Gamble quits the force in disgust, but for Street, being a policeman is his life and he agrees to a demotion, hoping to someday have the chance to redeem himself and once again wear the privileged S.W.A.T. uniform. He gets that chance when team commander Dan "Hondo" Harrelson is assigned to recruit and train five top-notch officers for a new Special Weapons and Tactics unit. After weeks of rigorous physical training, the new team is immediately thrown into action when a notorious drug lord, offers a $100 million bounty to anyone who can free him from police custody. As they escort the kingpin out of Los Angeles into the hands of the Feds, the S.W.A.T. team is pursued by a ruthless and well-armed band of mercenaries.

Crew

Nicole Abranian

Production Assistant

Terra Ackerman

Song

Michael Alexonis

Best Boy Grip

James Amett

Stunt Coordinator

James Andrykowski

Assistant Editor

Allan Apone

Makeup Artist

John Armstrong

Transportation Co-Captain

James M Arnett

Stunt Coordinator

James M Arnett

Unit Director

Seth Arnett

Stunts

James Ashwill

Foley Mixer

Sage Asteak

Production Assistant

Eric Avery

Song

David Ayer

Screenplay

Steve Badillo

Foreman

Michael J Baker

Music Producer

Jonas Barnes

Assistant

Jon G Belyeu

Special Effects

Chester Bennington

Song

Bill W Benton

Sound Mixer

Gabriel Beristain

Other

Gabriel Beristain

Director Of Photography

Mayne Berke

Production Designer

Steven Bernstein

Other

Steven Bernstein

Director Of Photography

Todd Black

Co-Executive Producer

Mev Blount

Assistant Director

Jill Bodganowicz

Color Timer

Sara Boik

Production Assistant

Ryan Bonner

Production Assistant

Rob Bourdon

Song

Ben Bowling

Best Boy Electric

Deon Boyce

Production Assistant

Alasdair Boyd

Location Manager

Mark D Boyle

Assistant Camera

Frank Bradley

Sound

Thomas Brandau

Sound Mixer

Benita Brazier

Script Supervisor

Toby Michael Bronson

Costumer

Lennox Brown

Stand-In

Lennox Brown

Song

Peter A Brown

Sound Effects Editor

Russ Brown

Assistant

Pasquale Buffolino

On-Set Dresser

Rocco Buffolino

On-Set Dresser

Tom Y Burns

Sound Recordist

Chris L Burton

Special Effects Technician

Jody Burton

Hair Stylist

Michael Buster

Dialect Coach

George Capetanos

Assistant Property Master

Tom Carson

Assistant Production Coordinator

James Cavanaugh

Song

Emile Charlap

Music Coordinator

Emile Charlap

Music Contractor

Jim Chesney

Transportation Captain

Pierre Ciofassa

Costume Supervisor

Peter J Clark

Script Supervisor

Genaro Codina

Music

Thomas Coe

Assistant Director

Franklin Cofod

Visual Effects Editor

Alan B Cohen

Assistant Camera

Vidal Cohen

Key Grip

Doug Coleman

Stunts

John Cucci

Foley Artist

Scott Curtis

Foley

Louis D'esposito

Executive Producer

Clay Dale

3-D Artist

Robert Daniels

Song

Michael Davis

Storyboard Artist

Sammy Davis Jr.

Song Performer

Brad Delson

Song

Deborah Lamia Denevar

Makeup Supervisor

Barry Devorzon

Theme Music

Barry Devorzon

Song Performer

Barry Devorzon

Song

Victor Dimichina

Digital Effects Supervisor

Peter Drinco

Dolly Grip

Richard Duarte

Foley Mixer

Joe Dubs

Rotoscope Animator

Willie Lee Duckworth

Song

John Dugan

Plasterer

David E Duncan

Storyboard Artist

Brennan Dyson

Stunts

Kiante Elam

Stunts

Robert Elhai

Original Music

Tom Elliott

Stunts

Jane English

Makeup Artist

Michael S. Epley

Dolly Grip

Roy Erickson

Software Engineer

Dave Farrell

Song

Perry Farrell

Song

Season Fauntleroy

Assistant Camera

Joseph R. Feeney

Transportation

Craig Fernandez

Other

Craig Fikse

Steadicam Operator

Craig Fikse

Camera Operator

Sarah Halley Finn

Casting

Kevin Fisher

Visual Effects

Nicholas S Fitzgerald

Production Assistant

Cliff Fleming

Pilot

Gloria Fonseca

Costumer

Cameron Frankley

Sound Supervisor

Cameron Frankley

Sound Design

Juan M Garcia

Best Boy Grip

James Gass

Song

Joshua Geller

Production Assistant

Mickey Giacomazzi

Stunt Coordinator

James Purcell Gibson

Song

Gershon Ginsburg

Art Director

John Gipson

Song

John Gipson

Song Performer

Teese Gohl

Music Producer

Elliot Goldenthal

Music Composer

Elliot Goldenthal

Original Music

Elliot Goldenthal

Music Producer

Michael Goosen

Production Accountant

Jim Gorman

Digital Effects Artist

Allan Graf

Stunts

Sean Graham

Stunts

Howard James Gray

Song

Trevor Gray

Song

David Green

Software Engineer

Courtney Gross

Casting Associate

Joseph Guerino

Rigging Gaffer

T H Guild

Song

Jeffrey J. Haboush

Sound Mixer

Anette Haellmigk

Director Of Photography

Anette Haellmigk

Other

Nate Haggard

Digital Effects Artist

Joe Hahn

Song

Robert Hale

Foreman

Casey Hallenbeck

Set Decorator

Scott G G Haller

Dialogue Editor

Dan Halsted

Producer

Shannon Hamed

Production Coordinator

Robert Hamner

Source Material

Lisa Hannan

Sound Effects Editor

Seth Hansen

Production Assistant

Mike Hardison

Digital Effects Supervisor

Barbara Harris

Voice Casting

Bruce Harris

Rotoscope Animator

Krista Hartling

Assistant

James D Hattin

2-D Artist

Ted Hayash

Gaffer

Kenny Hayes

Props

Mo Henry

Negative Cutter

Carlos Alberto Hernandez-gonzalez

Song

Chuck Hessey

Special Effects Foreman

Kevin Hicks

Song

Jason Hill

Digital Effects Artist

Randi Hiller

Casting

Craig Hosking

Coordinator

George Huang

Coproducer

John Hunter

Song

John Hunter

Song Performer

Daniel Indart

Song

Steve Irwin

Video Playback

Joel Iwataki

Music Scoring Mixer

Joel Iwataki

Score Recording

Doug Jackson

Sound Effects Editor

Askia Won-ling Jacob

Costumer

Mick Jagger

Song

Jeff Jarvis

Special Effects Foreman

Manny Jimenez

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Manuel Jimenez

Stunts

Jimi Johnson

Video

Keii Johnson

Stunts

Mark Benton Johnson

Location Manager

Scott C Johnston

Dolly Grip

Jimmy Tha Joun

Song Performer

Ryan Juggler

Assistant Sound Editor

Catherine Kagan

Assistant Location Manager

Bonnie L. Kanner

Visual Effects Producer

Will Kaplan

Music Editor

Daryl Kell

Music Editor

Gary Kelso

Dolly Grip

Josh Kessler

Song

Bobby B Keyes

Song

Rachel Kielborn

Assistant

Evyen Klean

Music Supervisor

Jon Klein

Boom Operator

Jon Ko

Medic

Wayne Kosky

Best Boy Grip

Richard Kratt

Digital Effects Artist

Betty S Krul

Set Designer

Richard Lacy

Assistant Camera

Brian Lamb

Visual Effects

Kevin J Lanke

Best Boy Electric

Alan D Laslovich

Foreman

Robert Latham Brown

Unit Production Manager

Christopher B Lawrence

Costume Designer

Norma Lee

Hair Stylist

Celeste Leger

Casting Assistant

Brian Legrady

Assistant Camera

Erik Lemoss-rettner

Costumer

Bernard Lentz

Song

Amanda Lewis

Coproducer

Michael Li

Stunts

Kelly Lindquist

Costumer

Howard London

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Film Details

Also Known As
S.W.A.T. - Unidad especial, S.W.A.T. unité d'élite, SWAT
MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Crime
Thriller
Adaptation
Release Date
2003
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video December 30, 2003

Released in United States Summer August 8, 2003

Based on the ABC television drama "S.W.A.T." (1975-77) starring Steve Forrest, Rod Perry and Robert Urich.

Arnold Schwarzenegger was previously attached to star.

F. Gary Gray, Marcus Nispel, and Zack Snyder were previously attached to direct.

Oliver Stone and Dan Halsted were previously attached to produce.

Colin Farrell will receive $8 million for the picture.

Kodak

Released in United States Summer August 8, 2003

Released in United States on Video December 30, 2003