The Amateur


1h 52m 1981

Brief Synopsis

After the fiancée of a CIA cryptographer is murdered by terrorists, he convinces his superiors to send him to Czechoslovakia to assassinate her killers. When he reaches his desination, he learns that there is much more to the murder than he suspected.

Film Details

Also Known As
Amateur
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1981
Production Company
Film Opticals Of Canada (Toronto); Movie Magic
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Vienna, Austria; Washington, DC, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Synopsis

After the fiancée of a CIA cryptographer is murdered by terrorists, he convinces his superiors to send him to Czechoslovakia to assassinate her killers. When he reaches his desination, he learns that there is much more to the murder than he suspected.

Crew

Jon Andersen

Assistant Director

Guenter Bartlik

Scenic Artist

John Berger

Props

Ken Brooke

Makeup

Michael Brownstone

Location Manager

Gusti Brunjes

Assistant Director (Vienna)

Michael Clifford

Special Effects

John Coquillon

Director Of Photography

Robert Crone

Steadicam Operator

James Devis

Camera Operator 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Garth H Drabinsky

Producer

Dennis Drummond

Sound Effects Editor

Otto Boris Dworak

Production Manager (Vienna)

Margarete Ehringer

Makeup (Vienna)

Len Engel

Sound Recording (Music)

Stephan Fanfara

Editor

Jane Feinberg

Casting

Mike Fenton

Casting

Leland Fisher

Special Effects

Lynda Friendly

Publicist

Ron Gillham

Key Grip

Suzanne Grace

Costume Designer

Wayne Griffin

Sound Effects Editor

Gene Grigg

Special Effects

Austin Grimaldi

Sound Rerecording

Joe Grimaldi

Sound Rerecording

Isabelle Groote

Production Assistant (Vienna)

Richard Halsey

Editor Supervisor

Robert Hannah

Stunt Coordinator

Otta Hanus

Assistant Director

Hannah Hempstead

Production Supervisor (Vienna)

Rondi Johnson

Set Decorator

Connie Josefs

Other

Mario Kassar

Executive Producer

James Keeler

Hairstyles

Bruce Lange

Editor Assistant

Herwig Libowitzky

Art Direction (Vienna)

Robert Littell

Source Material (From Novel)

Robert Littell

Screenwriter

Suzanne Lore

Production Coordinator

Carl Lawrence Ludwig

Production Assistant

Aleida Macdonald

Wardrobe Mistress

Diana Maddox

Screenwriter

Sandra Marley

Script Supervisor

Rich Mason

Underwater Photography

Heather Mcintosh

Production Controller

Joel B. Michaels

Producer

Stuart Neumann

Location Manager (Washington)

Michael O'farrell

Sound Effects Editor

Dino Pigat

Sound Rerecording

Tom Pinteric

Production Assistant

Michael Rutter

Camera Operator 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Robert Saad

Underwater Camera Operator

Peter Shewchuk

Sound Recording

Steve Shewchuk

Set Decorator

Marilyn Stonehouse

Production Manager

Shin Sugino

Stills

Douy Swofford

Title Design

James Turrell

Camera Operator

Andrew Vajna

Executive Producer

Ken Wannberg

Music; Music Director

Rick Watts

Production Assistant

Robert Wertheimer

Assistant Director

Richard Wilcox

Art Direction

Trevor Williams

Production Designer

Trevor Williams

Production Designer

Al Woodbury

Original Music

Alan Zweig

Production Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Amateur
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1981
Production Company
Film Opticals Of Canada (Toronto); Movie Magic
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Vienna, Austria; Washington, DC, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1981

Released in United States 1981