The Westing Game


1h 35m 1997

Brief Synopsis

When millionaire Sam Westing turns up dead, the tenants of the Sunset Towers apartment complex are summoned to a reading of his will. They are told one of them is the murderer and whoever discovers the killer's identity in one week will inherit Westing's $20 million fortune. The building's residents

Film Details

Also Known As
Westing Game
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Location
Glendale, California, USA; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

When millionaire Sam Westing turns up dead, the tenants of the Sunset Towers apartment complex are summoned to a reading of his will. They are told one of them is the murderer and whoever discovers the killer's identity in one week will inherit Westing's $20 million fortune. The building's residents are grouped together in pairs, each of whom is given an enigmatic clue that must be used in conjunction with the other clues.

Crew

Yoshi Abe

Camera

Amanda Abel

Assistant

Laine Abramson

On-Set Dresser

Vehange Amirkhani

Special Thanks To

Derek Anderson

Song

Edgar Arellano

Gaffer

Bryan Arenas

Other

Dan Ayers

Steadicam Operator

Lori A Baker

Hair

Jeff Barco

Director Of Photography

Jeff Barco

Photography

Phil Barnhart

Special Thanks To

Eden Barr

Set Decorator

Brian Baugh

Grip

Itamar Ben Jacob

Sound Mixer

Stuart Blatt

Production Designer

Laura Mae Bobick

Camera Assistant

Marc Mcgregor Bosch

Steadicam Operator

Kurt Brabbee

Director Of Photography

Jonathon Bradley

Grip

Eric W Brannon

Driver

Alex Brown

Photography

James G Brown

Camera Assistant

Brent Cantwell

Swing Gang

Bob Clark

Makeup

Scott Cochran

Other

Joshua Colover

Assistant Director

Sean Cooney

Post-Production Supervisor

Sean Cooney

Production Coordinator

Ken Cooper Jr.

Swing Gang

Catherine Corman

Associate Producer

Julie Corman

Producer

Julie Corman

Casting

Alisa Cornell

Props Assistant

Nicholas Curran

Production Assistant

Elizabeth Dahl

Hair Assistant

Elizabeth Dahl

Makeup Assistant

Dmitri Djanbana

Director Of Photography

Mechelle Dondo

Camera Assistant

Ahmed Eissa

Production Assistant

Laura Lynn Ellinger

Assistant Editor

Juan Feldman

Production Coordinator

Aaron Ferenc

Production Assistant

Stephen Fitzmaurice

Other

Giuliano Fiumani

Pyrotechnics

Lou Forestieri

Music

Richard L. Fox

Assistant Director

Rory Frie

Production Assistant

Tommy Frimmerman

Boom Operator

Parmer Fuller

Music

Emily Gaydos

Dialogue Editor

Jesse Geboy

Special Thanks To

John Graham

Camera Assistant

Mike Gregoire

Assistant Camera Operator

Faith Griffin

Set Costumer

Ricky Guardino

Production Assistant

D K Hadley

Screenplay

Greg Hall

Photography

Matt Hawkins

Grip

Monte Hellman

Special Thanks To

Richard E Hoag Jr.

Production Assistant

Ben Holder

Other

Jody Hutchins

Grip

Courtney Jackson

Property Master

Elizabeth Jackson

Craft Service

Gita Jamshidi

Special Thanks To

Goly Jamshidi

Special Thanks To

Courtney Jones

Key Grip

Sanjay Kaboor

Camera Assistant

Kurt A Kassulke

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Melissa Kinnicutt

Assistant Director

Christopher Klonecke

Grip

Michael S. Kreple

Adr

Richard Lamphiear

Best Boy

Gregory C Landerer

Pyrotechnics

Aaron Landman

Grip

Chris Lehman

Assistant

Cullen Lockwood

Camera Assistant

James W Machowski

Sound Mixer

Carlos Macias

Grip

Jim Makiej

Editor

Mike Mars

Special Thanks To

Joe L Mcgill

Boom Operator

Matt Mcguire

Production Assistant

Russell Mcmillan

Location Manager

Bernie Meisinger

Theme Lyrics

Amos Menjivar

Grip

Omar Menjivar

Grip

Of Sound Mind

Editor

Brien Monahan

Foley Recordist

Joe P Moreno

Driver

Lary Moten

Special Thanks To

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music

James O'malley

Unit Production Manager

Janie Marie Oliver

Facilities Supervisor

Tony Olivieri

Camera Assistant

Emjay Olson

Makeup Assistant

Emjay Olson

Hair Assistant

Dimitrios Papagiannis

Assistant Editor

Wendy Peldon

Other

Amanda Pelisek

Wardrobe Assistant

Akemi Phillips

Office Assistant

Laurie Ann Post

Line Producer

Raly Radouloff

Assistant Director

Ellen Raskin

Source Material (From Novel)

Paul Ratajczak

Sound Supervisor

Paul Ratajczak

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Randy Raymond

Special Thanks To

David M Reese

Dolly Grip

Chuck Regner

Assistant Editor

Susan Reiner

Makeup Artist

Erik Arne Reponen

Camera

Young G Richard

Technical Advisor

Renee Sabath

Assistant Editor

Ruthie Sakheim

Assistant Editor

Ben Schneider

Assistant Director

Robert Schultz

Special Thanks To

Joe Setele

Assistant Camera Operator

Douglas A Shutte

Grip

Megan M Sinclair

Camera Assistant

Chris Smernes

Script Supervisor

Bernie Smith

Camera Assistant

Paula Smith

Assistant Director

Odette Springer

Music Arranger

Jeff F Statz

Swing Gang

Dave Stuckey

Song

Vladimir Tamayo

Grip

Steve Thenell

Apprentice

Steve Thenell

Production Assistant

Kurt Thum

Music Editor

Cesar Toledo

Grip

Ronald Vidor

Steadicam Operator

Catherine Wagner

Costume Designer

Eric Anthony Warren

Grip

Fritz Weber

Grip

Darcy Wennes

Swing Gang

Michael Whitecar

Production Assistant

Kerri Wilson

Adr Editor

Chuck Winston

Color Timer

Andy C Wu

Grip

Greg Yacoubian

Other

Tamar Yacov

Production Coordinator

Tamar Yacov

Assistant Production Coordinator

Film Details

Also Known As
Westing Game
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Location
Glendale, California, USA; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States on Video September 8, 1998

Aired in United States September 14, 1997

Based on the Newbery Award-Winning children's best-seller.

rtg MPAA PG