Kiss Kiss Bang Bang


1h 43m 2005

Brief Synopsis

A petty thief is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation, along with his high school dream girl and a detective who has been training him for his upcoming role. They become involved in a murder case filled with twists, turns, deceptions, betrayal, and romance.

Film Details

Also Known As
Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang, LAPI, You'll Never Die in This Town Again
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Action
Crime
Mystery
Thriller
Adaptation
Film Noir
Release Date
2005
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Synopsis

A petty thief is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation, along with his high school dream girl and a detective who has been training him for his upcoming role. They become involved in a murder case filled with twists, turns, deceptions, betrayal, and romance.

Crew

Richard Adrian

Supervising Sound Editor

Jessica Alan

Associate Producer

Christopher Alba

Assistant Editor

Jason Altieri

Production Assistant

Leroy Anderson

Song

William K Anderson

Song Performer

William K Anderson

Song

Gerry Arling

Song Performer

Gerry Arling

Song

Ty Arnold

Assistant Director

John Aronson

Dp/Cinematographer

John Aronson

Director Of Photography

Mary-gail Artz

Casting Director

Aaron Auch

Assistant

Adam Avery

Visual Effects

Rick Avery

Stunt Player

Paul Babin

Camera Operator

Sim Bajaj

Assistant

Greg Banta

Chief Lighting Technician

Ted Barba

Stunt Player

Gregg Barbanell

Foley Artist

Michael Barret

Director Of Photography

Michael Barret

Dp/Cinematographer

Ivan L Bates

Stunt Player

Jack Bauer

Best Boy

Jennifer K Bell

Assistant Camera

Jennifer Bender

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Stephen Bender

Visual Effects

Stephen Bender

Visual Effects

Irving Berlin

Song

Marco Black

Assistant Director

Robin Black

Makeup Effects

Shane Black

Story By

Shane Black

Screenplay

Willie Bobo

Song

Willie Bobo

Song Performer

Robin Bonaccorsi

Stunt Player

Chuck Borden

Stunt Player

Brandy Bourdeaux

Stunt Player

John Bramley

Still Photographer

John Breslin

Visual Effects Supervisor

Brent Brewington

Sound

Les Brown

Song Performer

Kurt Bryant

Stunt Coordinator

Kurt Bryant

Unit Director

Joe Buccaro Ii

Stunt Player

Virginia Burton

Costume Supervisor

Al Caiola

Song Performer

Richard Cameron

Song

Richard Cameron

Song Performer

David E Campbell

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Juan Pablo Campodonico

Song

Juan Pablo Campodonico

Song Performer

Michael Carillo

Property Master

Ardy Brent Carlson

Production Secretary

Michael Casper

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Doug Chartier

Dolly Grip

Annie Chasse

Stunt Player

Brian Christensen

Stunt Player

Erin Cochran

Art Director

Barbara Cohen

Casting Director

Eddie Conna

Stunt Player

Charles Cooley

Visual Effects

Dean Cranney

Visual Effects

Larce Crawford

Foreman

Sheryl Crow

Song Performer

Tony D'amore

Colorist

Wade Daily

Makeup

James Patrick Dames

Key Grip

Andrea Datzman

Music

Valerie Davidson

Foley

Vernon Davidson

Assistant Director

Azalea Davila

Stunt Player

Bill R Dean

Sound Effects Editor

Joe Del Monte

Construction Coordinator

Thomas Dewier

Stunt Player

Guin Dill

Animal Trainer

Robert Downey Jr.

Song

Robert Downey Jr.

Song Performer

Susan Downey

Executive Producer

Deanna Dozier

Stunt Player

Cameron Duncan

Loader

Ezra Dweck

Sound

Scott Eddo

Makeup Artist

Ron Edmonson

Best Boy Grip

Ethan Erwin

Assistant

Dino Fekaris

Song

Craig Fikse

Camera

Vince Filippone

Assistant Editor

Sean Flanigan

Hair Stylist

Scott Fort

Office Coordinator

Farrah Fox-collis

Casting Associate

Charles W Francis

Production Accountant

Kristi Frankenheimer-davis

Location Manager

Charlene Gerhardt

Art Department

Cory Geryak

Chief Lighting Technician

Nate Goodman

Camera Operator

Amanda Goodpaster

Music Editor

Troy Gould

Transportation Co-Captain

Alex Gruzdev

Sound

Jeannie Gunn

Set Decorator

Paul Hackner

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Robert Hale

Painter

Randy Hall

Stunt Player

Richard Hall

Digital Artist

Brett Halliday

Source Material

Scott Hardkiss

Song

Scott Hardkiss

Song Performer

Tom Harper

Stunt Player

Bruce Harvey

Music Conductor

Daniel Harvey

Visual Effects Producer

Billy Hayes

Song

Michael Haynes

Stunt Player

Meghan Heritage

Production Assistant

Nicola Hindshaw

Stunt Player

Wendall S. Hinkle

Assistant Location Manager

Felix Da Housecat

Song Performer

Brett Howard

Assistant

Mark Hudson

Song

Derek Hurd

Craft Service

J.d. Iriarte

Assistant

Joel Jaspan

Dolly Grip

Cati Jean

Choreographer

David Jenefsky

Song

Jay Johnson

Song

Al Jones

Stunt Player

Brett Jones

Stunt Player

Lee Joyner

Makeup Effects

Felix Stallings Jr

Song

Robert Benavides Jr

Production Assistant

Ralis Kahn

Makeup Effects

James Kail

Makeup Artist

Josh Kent

Compositor

David Kessler

Medic

Scott Kinsey

Compositor

Ryan M. Krayser

Production Assistant

Christopher J Kristoff

Costume Designer

Adam Kuhn

Production Associate

Josh Kuhn

Craft Service

Michael Kumagai

Song

Michael Kumagai

Song Performer

Mark Kusy

Props

Kenneth Lafayette

Accountant

Mark Larry

Supervising Sound Editor

Jason Lasser

Set Designer

Melvin Lastie

Song

Daniel Leahy

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Mariann Lee

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Irving Lewis

Stunt Player

Tj Lewis

Production Assistant

Adam Lisagor

Visual Effects Coordinator

Frank Lloyd

Stunt Player

Stephen Lonano

Assistant Director

Thomas Lorello

Song

Ray Lykins

Stunt Player

Brian Machleit

Stunt Player

Dan Magee

Production Assistant

Del Martin

Sound Engineer

Jay Mason

Script Supervisor

J M Matthews

Song

Paul Mccloskey

Assistant

Haley Mclane

Script Supervisor

William F Mclaughlin

Property Master

David Mcrell

Sound Engineer

Tony Meagher

Visual Effects

Warwick Mellow

Digital Artist

Guy Merrick

Transportation Co-Captain

Sarah Meyer

Production Assistant

Carl Milinac

Stunt Player

Ronald A Miller

Rigging Grip

Damon Milman

Digital Artist

Michael Moore

Hair Stylist

Robert M Moore

Set Costumer

Michael Moran

Production Assistant

James Morioka

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Carrie Morrow

Unit Production Manager

Carrie Morrow

Coproducer

David Morton

Chief Lighting Technician

Black Nasty

Song Performer

Steven Nelson

Song

C Roy Nigra

Dolly Grip

Thomas Nittmann

Visual Effects Producer

Thomas J. O'connell

Adr Mixer

David Oppenheim

Coordinator

Bobby Orlando

Song

Courtney Ormond

Set Costumer

Riz Ortolani

Song Performer

Aaron Osborne

Production Designer

John Ottman

Music

Michael P Owen

Stunt Player

James S Page

Editor

Craig R Peiffer

Key Grip

Frederick Perren

Song

Jason Piatt

Foley Mixer

Denney Pierce

Stunt Player

Troy Porter

Adr Mixer

Randall Poster

Music Supervisor

Cheryl Potter

Visual Effects Editor

Stephanie Purdy

Animal Trainer

Jeremy Raub

Music Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang, LAPI, You'll Never Die in This Town Again
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Action
Crime
Mystery
Thriller
Adaptation
Film Noir
Release Date
2005
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 2005 Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor - Musical or Comedy (Val Kilmer) by the International Press Academy (IPA).

Expanded Release in United States October 28, 2005

Limited Release in United States October 21, 2005

Released in United States 2005

Released in United States Fall October 21, 2005

Released in United States on Video June 13, 2006

Shown at London Film Festival (Centerpiece Screening) October 19-November 3, 2005.

Based in part upon the novel "Bodies Are Where You Find Them" by Brett Halliday.

Joel Silver set up project in a negative pickup deal through Silver Pictures.

Feature directorial debut for Shane Black.

Released in United States 2005 (Shown at London Film Festival (Centerpiece Screening) October 19-November 3, 2005.)

Released in United States on Video June 13, 2006

Limited Release in United States October 21, 2005

Released in United States Fall October 21, 2005

Expanded Release in United States October 28, 2005