Chopper


1h 34m 2000

Brief Synopsis

Mark 'Chopper' Reed is a small time crook who dreams of becoming a legendary crime figure. During his second stint in jail he writes an exaggerated account of his life and crimes. When it becomes a bestseller, Chopper's big time dreams are finally realized: he gains a reputation as Australia's numbe

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Tony Gibbs
Distribution Company
FIRST LOOK/FIRST LOOK PICTURES/RLJ ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
Location
Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Synopsis

Mark 'Chopper' Reed is a small time crook who dreams of becoming a legendary crime figure. During his second stint in jail he writes an exaggerated account of his life and crimes. When it becomes a bestseller, Chopper's big time dreams are finally realized: he gains a reputation as Australia's number one hit man.

Crew

Wayne Aistrope

Other

Ian Anderson

Liaison

Gregory Apps

Casting

Matthew Archman

Boom Operator

Rachel Bailey

Casting

Richard Barassi

Caterer

Ben Bauer

Props

Liz Baulch

Other

Sonia Bednar

Assistant Director

Sonia Bednar

Assistant

Michele Bennett

Producer

Trevor Blainey

Production Accountant

Sue Boucher

Other

Stephen Brett

Location Manager

Anni Browning

Other

Steve Burgess

Foley Mixer

Steve Burgess

Foley Recordist

Michael Carden

Sound Editor

Al Clark

Executive Producer

Ross Cockle

Other

Yvonne Collins

Line Producer

Mick Collis

Other

Tom Coltraine

Consultant

Ben Corless

Carpenter

Amanda Culshaw

Caterer

Jacqui Dennis

Music Supervisor

Andrew Dominik

Screenplay

Zev Eleftheriou

Stunt Coordinator

Karl Engeler

Gaffer

Steve Evans

Editing

Martin Fabinyi

Executive Producer

Jason Faulkner

Assistant Director

John Fox

Other

Victor Fukushima

Assistant

Peter Gawler

Editor

Renee Geyer

Song Performer

Tony Gibbs

Production Insurance

Michael Gudinski

Coproducer

Rick Hadden

Carpenter

Geoffrey Hall

Director Of Photography

Justine Halliwell

Makeup

Chris Hansford

Grip

Mick Harvey

Music

Kevin Hayward

Director Of Photography

Jim Hearn

Writer (Dialogue)

Jim Hearn

Screenplay

Robby Hechenberger

Other

Richard Hoskings

Director Of Photography

Terry Howells

Other

Graham Jahne

Stunts

Emma Jamvold

Assistant Director

Marin Johnson

Camera Assistant

Phil Jones

Assistant Director

Jo Juhansen

Key Grip

Zlatko Kasumovic

Other

Trish Keating

Other

Lachlan Ker

Driver

Hannah Knowlton

Props Buyer

Frankie Laine

Song

Stan Leman

Driver

Deborah Lester

Makeup Artist

Deborah Lester

Hair Stylist

Frank Lipson

Sound Designer

Frank Lipson

Sound Effects

Jeff Little

Special Effects

Gerard Long

Foley Artist

Anthony Lucas

Motion Control

Jude Luscombe

Makeup

Lindy Macleod

Makeup Assistant

Bob Mccarron

Prosthetic Makeup

Adam Mcgoldrick

On-Set Dresser

Kirsty Mcgregor

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Genevieve Mcgukin

Graphic Artist

Joanne Mclennan

Continuity

Peter Neale

Editor

Glenn Newnham

Dialogue Editor

Pete O'halloran

Wardrobe

Andy Pappas

Unit Manager

Chris Pettifer

Music Editor

Charles Porter

Production Assistant

Rebekah Anne Prole

Art Department

Mark Brandon Read

Book As Source Material

Paddy Reardon

Production Designer

Keryn Ribbands

Wardrobe Supervisor

Michael Rich

Grip

Hugh Richards

Props

Terry Ryan

Costume Designer

Ken Sallows

Editor

John Schiefelbein

Sound Recordist

Caroline Scott

Assistant Editor

Stephen Sewell

Editor

Liam Sidell

Scenic Artist

Pip Smart

Assistant Production Coordinator

Billy Stoneking

Editor

Peter Stubbs

Special Effects

Jeff Thorp

Art Director

John Tsiavis

Photography

Jan Van Olphen

Construction Manager

Anthony Veith

Other

Kirsten Veysey

Hair

Jo Warren

Production Coordinator

Murray Watt

Other

Scott Wiemels

Graphic Artist

Andrew Williams

Best Boy

Chris Wilson

Stunts

Cameron Wood

Office Runner

Rowan Woods

Unit Director

Melanie Young

Other

Stacey Zarnick

Other

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Tony Gibbs
Distribution Company
FIRST LOOK/FIRST LOOK PICTURES/RLJ ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
Location
Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2000

Released in United States 2001

Released in United States April 13, 2001

Released in United States August 2000

Released in United States January 2001

Released in United States on Video November 13, 2001

Released in United States September 2000

Released in United States Spring April 11, 2001

Shown at Brisbane International Film Festival July 27 - August 8, 2000.

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 13-27, 2000.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (Main Programme Features) January 24 - February 24, 2001.

Shown at Telluride Film Festival September 1-4, 2000.

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Discovery) September 7-16, 2000.

Feature directorial debut for music video director Andrew Dominik.

Began shooting May 3, 1999.

Released in United States 2000 (Shown at Brisbane International Film Festival July 27 - August 8, 2000.)

Released in United States 2001 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (Main Programme Features) January 24 - February 24, 2001.)

Released in United States January 2001 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (World Cinema) in Park City, Utah January 18-28, 2001.)

Released in United States Spring April 11, 2001

Released in United States April 13, 2001 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States August 2000 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 13-27, 2000.)

Released in United States September 2000 (Shown at Telluride Film Festival September 1-4, 2000.)

Released in United States September 2000 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Discovery) September 7-16, 2000.)

Released in United States on Video November 13, 2001