The Boost


1h 35m 1988

Brief Synopsis

After moving to Los Angeles in the hopes of earning more money, a high-powered salesman and his wife turn to drugs when their dream fails to materialize.

Film Details

Also Known As
Boost, Etat de choc
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1988
Distribution Company
Hemdale Releasing Corporation
Location
North Carolina, USA; Santa Cruz, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

After moving to Los Angeles in the hopes of earning more money, a high-powered salesman and his wife turn to drugs when their dream fails to materialize.

Crew

Harriotte H Aaron

Script Supervisor

Christy Addis

Set Decorator

Frans J Afman

Other

Howard Atherton

Director Of Photography

Gerald Barnes

Craft Service

Susan Becker

Costume Designer

Barry Beckerman

Technical Advisor

Barbara Benz

Property Master

Susan Biesack

Assistant

Patricia Bischetti

Production Coordinator

Daniel H. Blatt

Producer

Reverend Dave Boruff

Music

Tristan Brighty

Production Assistant

Marc Brown

Assistant Camera Operator

Juli Burkhart

Stand-In

Barney Cabral

Sound Editor

Barney Cabral

Adr Editor

Kelly Cabral

Sound Editor

Kelly Cabral

Adr Editor

Paul Callabria

Animal Wrangler

Cindy Carr

Set Decorator

Terry Carr

Production Manager

Jules Chaikin

Music Contractor

Peter Chrimes

Dolly Grip

Bruce Cohen

Assistant Director

John Daly

Executive Producer

Michael Dittrick

Music Editor

Richard Dwan

Sound Editor

Tyrrell Estes

Other

Donna Evans Merlo

Stunts

Ross Taylor Fanger

Location Manager

Florence Fellman

Set Decorator

Deborah Figuly

Makeup

David Fine

Stand-In

Larry Fioritto

Special Effects Coordinator

Christopher Forster

Construction Coordinator

Ricki Fournier

Costumes

Ian Fox

Assistant Camera Operator

Kristi Frankenheimer-davis

Location Assistant

Derek Gibson

Executive Producer

Hector Gika

Sound Editor

Richard Gowdy

On-Set Dresser

John Greene

Apprentice

Charles Grenzbach

Sound

William Grigg

Boom Operator

Joseph Guresky

Assistant Editor

Deborah A Hall

Costumes

Ken Hall

Music Editor

Ken Hardy

Art Director

Michael Hausman

Assistant

Gary Hellerstein

Transportation Coordinator

Marlo Hellerstein

Transportation Captain

Kelly Hennessy

Production Assistant

Mark Hollingsworth

Sound Editor

Mel Howard

Production Manager

Mel Howard

Coproducer

Walter S Hoylman

Sound

Melanie Kagan

Casting Associate

Waldemar Kalinowski

Production Designer

Anton Kaprow

Carpenter

Dwight Lavers

Dolly Grip

Sheridan Liu

Accounting Assistant

Frank Lloyd

Carpenter

Lisa Lovaas

Costume Supervisor

Tom Mack

Assistant Director

Tom Mack

Associate Producer

Gary Matteson

Scenic Artist

Robert Bruce Mccleery

Electrician

Jeffrey Lynn Moore

Property Master Assistant

Dan Muscarella

Color Timer

Bill Myer

Special Makeup Effects

Stanley Myers

Music

Stanley Myers

Original Music

Mary Nelson-duerrstein

Negative Cutting

Deana Newcomb

Photography

George Parra

Assistant Director

Perry Patterson

Production Assistant

Darryl Ponicsan

Screenplay

Nicholas Preovolos

Art Department Coordinator

Patrick Reddish

Gaffer

John Richards

Music

Richard D Rogers

Sound

Terri Rubenstein

Production Assistant

James Rynning

Carpenter

Randolph Sanchez

Other

Lydia Sarmiento

Accounting Assistant

Michael Schultz

Caterer

Elizabeth Seifer

Other

Melvin Shapiro

Associate Editor

Dr. William Skinner

Technical Advisor

Nicolas Spikings

Production Assistant

Ilene Starger

Casting

Ben Stein

Book As Source Material

Brian Steward

Production Assistant

Randy Thornton

Post-Production Supervisor

Jeanne Townsend

Makeup

Edward J Ulrich

Stunt Coordinator

Kenny Vance

Music Supervisor

Randy Waldman

Original Music

Catherine Webb

Production Auditor

Ivy Weiss

Casting

John Wilkinson

Sound

John Williams

Guitar Soloist

Dennis K Wilson

Key Grip

Maury Winetrobe

Editor

Alexander Witt

Camera Operator

Cinzai Zanatti

Makeup

Jeffrey Zucker

Rigging Gaffer

Film Details

Also Known As
Boost, Etat de choc
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1988
Distribution Company
Hemdale Releasing Corporation
Location
North Carolina, USA; Santa Cruz, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video July 12, 1989

Released in United States Winter December 23, 1988

Began shooting September 21, 1987.

Released in United States on Video July 12, 1989

Released in United States Winter December 23, 1988