A Better Way to Die


1h 41m 2000

Brief Synopsis

A police officer's plan to to quit the force and marry his girlfriend takes a frightening turn for the worse when he is beaten, robbed and involved in a dangerous mystery. Mistakenly believed to be a missing FBI agent, the young cop finds himself on the run from both a federal agent who needs the mi

Film Details

Also Known As
Better Way to Die
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA; Newark, Ohio, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Synopsis

A police officer's plan to to quit the force and marry his girlfriend takes a frightening turn for the worse when he is beaten, robbed and involved in a dangerous mystery. Mistakenly believed to be a missing FBI agent, the young cop finds himself on the run from both a federal agent who needs the missing agent's crucial files and a sinister mobster who wants him dead because of the damaging evidence against the

Crew

Antonio Aguilar

Key Grip

Sarah Alcorn

Production Designer

Gary Alexander

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Kais Alkuraish

Swing Gang

Kate Amer

Production Coordinator

Erik Anderson

Cgi Artist

Toby Anderson

Camera

Doug Andorka

Sound Mixer

Kevin Ault

Welder

Chris J. Ball

Executive Producer

Roger Barth

Assistant Director

George Berndt

Adr Supervisor

Jim Bigham

Line Producer

Jim Bigham

Production Manager

Ren Blanco

Costume Designer

Linda Bratain

Production Assistant

Dan Buran

Assistant Location Manager

Brady Calestro

Location Assistant

Brady Calestro

Assistant Director

Christopher Carlson

Stunts

Joe Cassano

Swing Gang

Rich Cefalo

Grip

John Cesari

Transportation Coordinator

Bill Champlin

Song Performer

Jason Chaser

Song

Bob Chastain

Special Effects

Andrea Chechroun

Hair Stylist

Andrea Chechroun

Makeup

Sherry Clark

Wardrobe Assistant

Shawn Conner

Security

Richard Corwin

Dialogue Consultant

Kelly Cummins

Camera

Nick Dastardly

Song Performer

Eric Davies

Assistant Director

Eric Davies

Production Supervisor

Ann Davis

Makeup

Ann Davis

Hair

Wyn Davis

Other

Kevin Demorest

Dolly Grip

Alfredo S Denila

Dolly Grip

Laura Dennings

Other

Daryl Dequetteville

Post-Production Supervisor

Julie Donovan

Assistant Camera Operator

Marisa Dovidio

Script Supervisor

Matt Downey

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Marcus Dreeke

Production Assistant

David Dreyer

Set Decorator

Robin Duncan

Other

Tom Dziak

Stunts

Tim Easton

Song

Tim Easton

Song Performer

Thomas T Ecckelberry

Other

Russ Edgington

Caterer

Belinda Ellis

Post-Production Accountant

Todd Emmett

Stunts

Marco Fargnoli

Camera Operator

Marco Fargnoli

Director Of Photography

Buzz Feiten

Music

Valeria Feldman

Production Assistant

Mark Ferrell

Boom Operator

Rick Fike

Stunt Coordinator

Dave Ford

Production Assistant

Tamara J Frank

Office Assistant

Alison Frost

Set Production Assistant

Brian Fugett

Effects Assistant

Brad Fuller

Producer

Bob Garrigas

Special Effects

Sandy Gendler

Assistant Editor

Eric Gordon

Assistant Director

Russell Gray

Producer

Russell Gray

Casting

Rashad Hagler

Stunts

Bryan Haigh

Assistant Camera Operator

Lisa Hannan

Special Effects

Sharon Hardie

Photography

Bob Harmon

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Lynn Harris

Caterer

Linda Hawkins

Executive Producer

Bruce Hazel

Song

Cory Henderson

Hair Stylist

Maui Holcomb

Sound Editor

Joe Hollow

Video Assist/Playback

Richard C Huggins

Special Effects Coordinator

Richard S Huggins

Special Effects Coordinator

Charles W Hupp

Extras Casting Assistant

Allen Hurd

Other

David J Irwin

Gaffer

John Jay

Special Effects Assistant

Marc Johnson

Effects Assistant

Eric Jonak

Post-Production Assistant

Greg Jones

Other

Kevin Jones

Grip

Kevin Jones

Other

Stan Jones

Music Editor

John M. Keane

Music

Darren Kennedy

On-Set Dresser

Shawn Kennelly

Foley Mixer

Sean Ian Kerknoff

Sound Editor

Alan Kerr

Foley Artist

John Kloock

Stunts

David Klotz

Music Supervisor

Seth Kotok

Assistant Camera Operator

Martyn Laight

Song

Nancy Lanham

Associate Producer

Daniel Eric Lee

Stunts

Nora Lee

Other

Keleigh Lippert

Hair Stylist

Tim Lovell

Other

T C Thecla Luisi

Makeup Artist

Billy Maddox

Song

Geoff Maxwell

Sound Mixer

John Mays

Dolly Grip

John Mays

Other

Donnie Mcfinley

Wardrobe Supervisor

Joyce Merriless

Costumes

Mary Ellen Metzger

Assistant Costume Designer

D. Lynn Meyers

Location Casting

Brian Midkiff

Camera

Dean Miller

Special Effects

Scott Miller

Song

Mitch Mills

Song

Mitch Mills

Song Performer

Martina Nevermann

Costume Designer

Vincent Newman

Producer

Vincent Newman

Executive Producer

Kelly O'bier

Accounting Assistant

Jennifer O'neal

Set Production Assistant

Toilynn O'neal

Wardrobe Assistant

Karri O'reilly

Unit Production Manager

Heather Odenweller

Makeup Assistant

Kristy Osborn

Assistant Production Coordinator

Paul N. J. Ottosson

Supervising Sound Editor

Ron Parobek

Stunts

Benjamin John Parrillo

Location Manager

Benjamin John Parrillo

Associate Producer

Benjamin John Parrillo

Assistant Director

Richard Peikoff

Music

Tim Pierce

Music

Jesse Pomeroy

Dialogue Editor

Justin Portwood

Key Grip

Tom Quinn

Stunts

Sarah Rachelle

Wardrobe Assistant

Nat Reeb

Production Assistant

Brian Reichle

Production Assistant

Sergio Reyes

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Michael Reynolds

Assistant Editor

Ron Riddle

Foreman

Joe Romeo

Best Boy

Joan Rowe

Foley Artist

Ron Russo

Stunts

Jason Scheff

Music

Mel Scott

Assistant Director

Luke Scully

Assistant Director

Tom Self

Production Assistant

Robert Serda

Adr Mixer

Lawrence Sher

Director Of Photography

Reuben Simon

Foley

George E Simpson

Boom Operator

Robert Skidmore

Stunts

Dylan Skrede

Props Assistant

Melanie Smith

Production Assistant

Toby Smith

Stunts

Trevor D Smith

Production Assistant

Wayne Smith

Grip

Danny Sprague

Stunts

Otto Stace

Other

Paul Stanley

Post-Production Coordinator

Tim Stanton

Carpenter

Cheryl Starbuck

Script Supervisor

Caroline Stephenson

Assistant Director

Randy Stidham

Stunts

John Sundquist

Stunts

Dave Suskind

Photography

Patrick Sweeney

Medic

Patrick Sweeney

Craft Service

Randy Swiggum

Property Master

Graham Taylor

Producer

Emmy Taylor-davies

Costume Designer

Valerie Thomas

Production Coordinator

Paul Thorn

Song Performer

Paul Thorn

Song

James Tooley

Editor

Tucker Tooley

Executive Producer

Scott Turner

Post-Production Coordinator

William Tyrer

Executive Producer

Frank Wagoner

Stunts

Michael Waites

Carpenter

Trevor Ward

Consultant

Jason Wawro

Assistant Camera Operator

Samuel Weaver

Location Manager

Samuel Weaver

On-Set Dresser

Mark Weber

Sound Mixer

Adam White

Swing Gang

Scott Wiper

Screenplay

Lance Wiseman

Adr Editor

Lindsay Wittenberg

Production Assistant

Larry Zience

Assistant Director

Film Details

Also Known As
Better Way to Die
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA; Newark, Ohio, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video February 13, 2001

Aired in United States September 29, 2000

Movie directorial debut for Scott Wiper.

Completed shooting October 4, 1999.

Began shooting August 31, 1999.