Redbelt


1h 39m 2008

Brief Synopsis

In the west-side of Los Angeles fight world, a world inhabited by bouncers, cagefighters, cops and special forces types, Mike Terry is a Jiu-Jitsu teacher who has avoided the prize fighting circuit, choosing instead to pursue an honorable life by operating a self-defense studio with a samurai's code. Terry and his wife Sondra struggle to keep the business running to make ends meet. An accident on a dark, rainy night at the Academy between an off duty officer and a distraught lawyer puts in motion a series of events that will change Terry's life dramatically introducing him to a world of promoters and movie star Chet Frank. Faced with this, in order to pay off his debts and regain his honor, Terry must step into the ring for the first time in his life.

Film Details

Also Known As
Red Belt
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Action
Crime
Drama
Release Date
2008
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Synopsis

In the west-side of Los Angeles fight world, a world inhabited by bouncers, cagefighters, cops and special forces types, Mike Terry is a Jiu-Jitsu teacher who has avoided the prize fighting circuit, choosing instead to pursue an honorable life by operating a self-defense studio with a samurai's code. Terry and his wife Sondra struggle to keep the business running to make ends meet. An accident on a dark, rainy night at the Academy between an off duty officer and a distraught lawyer puts in motion a series of events that will change Terry's life dramatically introducing him to a world of promoters and movie star Chet Frank. Faced with this, in order to pay off his debts and regain his honor, Terry must step into the ring for the first time in his life.

Crew

Benny Alvarado

Lighting Technician

Michael Bachman

Video Assist/Playback

Michelle Baker

Loader

Peter Bankins

Property Master

Robert Bankins

Props Assistant

Siobhan Barnett

Office Production Assistant

Ahmed Best

Stunts

Sharon Bialy

Casting Director

Steve Bissinger

Foley Editor

Kai Blomberg

On-Set Dresser

Luca Borghese

Post-Production Supervisor

Gary Bourgeois

Sound Mixer

Eddie Braun

Stunts

Erik Butters

Best Boy Electric

Tom Callinicos

On-Set Dresser

Mark J Cane

Lighting Technician

Anita Cannella

Foley Artist

Earl R. Cantrell

Lighting Technician

Rico Chiapparelli

Choreographer

Joseph Chouchanian

Grip

Gary Christie

Grip

Joseph Cigliano

Set Costumer

Kevin Compayre

Boom Operator

Jimmy Crawford

Gaffer

Erin Davis

Assistant Production Coordinator

Venessa Deanda

Art Department Coordinator

Suzanne Diaz-westmore

Makeup

Tad Driscoll

Production Accountant

Dragon Dronet

Wardrobe

Ellen Dunn

Production Coordinator

Timothy M Earls

Set Designer

Robert Elswit

Director Of Photography

Robert Elswit

Other

Stephen Endelman

Music Composer

Debbie Evans

Stunts

Sarah Everest

Costumes

Scott Ferrall

Other

Neale Fishback

Assistant Location Manager

Erin Fite

Assistant Set Decorator

Brenton Fletcher

Video Playback

Jay Galbo

Lighting Technician

Peter Geraghty

Camera Assistant

Steven Gerrior

Assistant Sound Editor

Cara Giallanza

Assistant Director

Troy Gilbert

Stunts

Jack Gill

Stunt Coordinator

Jason Goebel

Camera Assistant

Mike Goldberg

Other

Chuck Gordon

Projectionist

Lori Guidroz

Hair

Stephen Hagen

Assistant Director

Mads Hansen

Unit Production Manager

Lukas Hencey

Lighting Technician

George Hess

On-Set Dresser

Tina Hoffman

Makeup

Hody Jae Huh

Photography

Jeff Hunt

Production Secretary

Barry Idoine

Assistant Camera

Dan Inosanto

Choreographer

Steve Irwin

Video Playback

Bruce Jagoda

Lighting Technician

Nancy Jarzynko

Costumer

Elizabeth Jones

Post-Production Assistant

Shea Kammer

Accounting Assistant

Amy Kane

Foley Artist

Bevin Kaye

Stunts

Dennis Keiffer

Stunts

Winifred Kennamer

Key Costumer

Michael Kenner

Key Grip

James J Keys

Rigging Gaffer

Jess King

Stunts

Michael Kirchberger

Supervising Sound Editor

S Dylan Kirkland

Assistant Location Manager

Yale Kozinski

Assistant Editor

Jeffrey S Kunkel

Dolly Grip

David Ladish

On-Set Dresser

Steven G Ladish

Swing Gang

Paul Lambiase

Grip

Greg Langham

Best Boy Electric

Tony Lazzara

Stunts

Sheila Leake

Hair

Paul Lewis

Sound Mixer

Jonathan Logan

Sound

Mike Lutz

Set Costumer

Amber Maahs

Grip

Jean Jacques Machado

Other

John Machado

Choreographer

Liana Maeby

Accounting Assistant

Renato Magno

Choreographer

David Mamet

Screenplay

David Mamet

Song

Mike Marino

Foley Mixer

Darrell Mccormick

Lighting Technician

Debra Mcguire

Costume Designer

Robin E Mcmullan

Costume Supervisor

Daniel Miller

Grip

John P Morris

Best Boy Grip

Nancy Morrison

Hair

Chris Moseley

Camera Operator

Daniel Ochoa

Lighting Technician

Yuko Ogata

Assistant Director

Rebecca Pidgeon

Song

Rebecca Pidgeon

Song Performer

Josh Rafferty

Other

Eric Ramsey

Storyboard Artist

Stuart Rankine

Assistant Property Master

Scott Rathner

Camera Assistant

Jacob Reinwand

Art Department

Sandy Reynolds-wasco

Set Decorator

Simon Rhee

Stunts

Peter Rosenfeld

Steadicam Operator

Tommy Rowe

Camera Operator

Anthony Schmidt

Stunts

Tom Schurke

Video Playback

Lorey Sebastian

Photography

Tony Sepian

Grip

Jim Sheldon

Photography

Hank Sheppherd

Rigging Grip

James Simcik

Adr Editor

Brian Smith

Adr Mixer

Luciana Souza

Song Performer

Luciana Souza

Song

Judith Sunga

Casting Associate

Larissa Supplitt

Assistant Camera

Mike J Sweeney

Lighting Technician

John Tagamolila

Assistant Director

Oedo Suderoku Taiko

Song Performer

Karen Teneyck

Graphics Coordinator

Sherry Thomas

Casting Director

Aaron Toney

Stunts

Barbara Tulliver

Editor

Marion Tumen

Script Supervisor

Michi Ukawa

Art Department

Jose L Vasquez

Stunts

Chrisann Verges

Producer

Donald J Vos

Best Boy Grip

Roy Waldspurger

Supervising Sound Editor

Roy Waldspurger

Sound Mixer

David Warfel

Lighting Technician

Todd Warren

Stunts

David Wasco

Production Designer

David Adam Weisberg

Adr Mixer

Matt Wersinger

Location Manager

Scott Wheeler

Makeup Artist

Kris Wilcox

Sound

Andrew Wilson

Grip

William D Wynn

Grip

Ray Yamagata

Art Director

Boni Yanagisawa

Stunts

Allan Zborovsky

Stunts

Harry Zimmerman

Camera Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Red Belt
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Action
Crime
Drama
Release Date
2008
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2008

Released in United States on Video August 26, 2008

Released in United States Spring May 2, 2008

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival (World Cinema) April 24-May 8, 2008.

Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Gala) April 23-May 4, 2008.

Released in United States 2008 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival (World Cinema) April 24-May 8, 2008.)

Released in United States 2008 (Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Gala) April 23-May 4, 2008.)

Released in United States Spring May 2, 2008

Released in United States on Video August 26, 2008