Copycat


2h 3m 1995

Brief Synopsis

Helen Hudson is a brilliant forensic psychologist who specializes in the study of serial killers. After one of her subjects attempts to kill her, Hudson suffers a nervous breakdown and becomes agoraphobic. However, when a series of ritualized murders baffle the San Francisco Police Department, M.J. Monahan, a feisty, intelligent detective, turns to the unwilling Hudson for help in finding the killer. The team of doctor and detective becomes a target when their quarry learns who is on his trail.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Action
Crime
Thriller
Release Date
1995
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
San Francisco, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 3m

Synopsis

Helen Hudson is a brilliant forensic psychologist who specializes in the study of serial killers. After one of her subjects attempts to kill her, Hudson suffers a nervous breakdown and becomes agoraphobic. However, when a series of ritualized murders baffle the San Francisco Police Department, M.J. Monahan, a feisty, intelligent detective, turns to the unwilling Hudson for help in finding the killer. The team of doctor and detective becomes a target when their quarry learns who is on his trail.

Crew

Megan Agosto

Assistant Editor

Richmond Aguilar

Lighting Technician

Alfred Ainsworth

Video Playback

Randy Alderson

Other

Michael Allison

Location Scout

Eric Amundsen

Assistant Camera Operator

Pete Anthony

Original Music

Pete Anthony

Music Conductor

Kimberly Austin

Thanks

James Bancroft

Other

Kerry Barden

Casting

Tom Barone

Visual Effects

Alex Barraza

Grip

Jane Barrett

Construction

Parker Bartlett

Video Playback

John Bateman

Foley Mixer

Steve Battaglia

Production Assistant

Christine Baur

Stunt Player

Shauna Beal

Assistant

Scott Beatty

Location Assistant

Dennis Becker

Visual Effects

Tina Bennett

Assistant Production Coordinator

John Beran

Grip

Larry Berneau

Transportation

Ann Biderman

Screenplay

Fred Blau

Makeup

David Boulton

Adr Mixer

James Bowen

On-Set Dresser

Michele Bravo

Wrangler

Todd Bray

Scenic Artist

Gillian Brecker

Production Assistant

Claudia Brown

Costume Designer

Francie Brown

Dialect Coach

Gaea Powell Brown

Assistant

Sandy Brown

Caterer

Ernest Burnett

Assistant

Rocky Capella

Stunt Player

Anthony Cappello

Assistant Camera Operator

Joseph M Caracciolo

Unit Production Manager

Joseph M Caracciolo

Coproducer

Matthew Carlisle

Assistant Director

Victoria Carlson

Other

Budd Carr

Music Producer

Ron Carr

Location Manager

Giovanni Casalenuovo

Other

Laurence Castello

Other

Casey James Cavanaugh

Visual Effects

Paul Caven

Best Boy

Philip Chidel

Assistant

Philip Chidel

Video

James Clark

Editor

Jim Clay

Production Designer

Dean Cochran

Assistant

David Coennen

Production Assistant

Aisha Coley

Casting Associate

Nancy Collini

Set Costumer

Andrea Cooper

Set Costumer

Stephen Cooper

Other

David Corchia

Accounting Assistant

Noah Cornell

Visual Effects

Jason Crockarell

Caterer

Kerrie Cullen

Stunt Player

Bonnie Daniels

Production Associate

Carol Dantuono

Post-Production Supervisor

Frank Darabont

Other

Catherine Davis

Set Decorator

J Michael Davis

Dresser

Steve M Davison

Stunt Player

Tim A Davison

Stunt Player

Tim A Davison

Stunt Coordinator

Casandra Designs

Thanks

Chris Desmond

Medic

Shane Dixon

Stunt Player

Dan Dobson

Other

Daren R. Dochterman

Other

Lori Dodsworth

Production

Maureen Donegan

Thanks

Bryan Duff

Props Assistant

Winnie Duggan

Artistic Advisor

Richard Dungan

Video Playback

Amy Dunn

Music Supervisor

Stephan Dupuis

Makeup

Craig Edelblut

Other

Cathleen Edwards

Assistant

Robert Fernandez

Other

John Fiedler

Executive Producer

Patrick Figueroa

Grip

Bob Findlay

Visual Effects

Troy Flynn

Driver

Nancy Foreman

Costumes

Frank Forencich

Driver

Giancarlo Ganziano

Other

Stephen J Gardner

Property Master

Kristen Gassner

Other

Kelly Gillian

Other

Ben Glass

Photography

Daniel D Gleich

Other

Cathy Goggins

Artistic Advisor

Diane Greaves

Foley Artist

Jim Green

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Isobel Griffiths

Music Contractor

Rhonda Gunner

Graphics

Michael Gurasich

Assistant Camera Operator

Jon Guterres

Dolly Grip

Marshall Gwinn

Thanks

Hilbert Hakim

Assistant Director

Dan Hall

Craft Service

Jeff Hand

Assistant Camera Operator

Larry Hand

Production Assistant

Richard Hansen

On-Set Dresser

Gary Hanson

Stunt Player

Larry Hardman

Driver

Robin Harrigan

Assistant Production Coordinator

Gregg Harris

Boom Operator

Hendrich Hartono

Other

Nina Hartstone

Assistant Sound Editor

Bob Hattan

Driver

Nancy Hayes

Local Casting

Eric Fox Hays

Set Production Assistant

Tom Hazlett

Construction

Alan Heim

Editor

Mo Henry

Other

Geoff Heron

Visual Effects

Richard Hollander

Graphics

Stacey Holmes

Production Assistant

Peter Holt

Foley Editor

Billy Hopkins

Casting

Wolfgang Hultner

Thanks

Sean Lee Hyun

Other

Andrea Isaac

Assistant Sound Editor

Katherine James

Makeup

Joe Janusek

Key Grip

Kyle J Jetton

Driver

Gary Johnson

Other

Stephen Johnstone

Best Boy

Alex Joseph

Sound

Eddy Joseph

Sound Editor

Blair Judson

Production Coordinator

Thomas Judt

Craft Service

Robert Kaiser

Color Timer

Gary Kangrga

Key Grip

Rick Kangrga

Best Boy

Paul Karasick

Associate Editor

Don Kasich

Driver

Cheri Kibbe

Driver

Cheryl Kilbourne-kimpton

Wardrobe Supervisor

Mark Kilian

Assistant

Kay Kimler

Stunt Player

Susan Kistler

Costumes

Allison Kneubuhl

Thanks

Jeffrey D. Knott

Visual Effects

Marsha Koff

Production Accountant

Susan Kornfeld

Other

Laszlo Kovacs

Director Of Photography

Greg Kozikowski

Other

Steven R. Kutcher

Animal Wrangler

Bob Lane

Driver

Kevin Larson

Stunt Player

Cindy Lasher

Other

Craig Lathrop

Assistant Art Director

Cara Latzel

Video

Sandy Lawrence

Driver

Michael Lent

Assistant Location Manager

Dominic Lester

Rerecording

Violet Leupen

Caterer

Gene Levy

Unit Production Manager

Daniel Licht

Music Supervisor

Rosanne Lipschitz

Post-Production Coordinator

John Lister

Dresser

Michael E Listorti

Dolly Grip

Erin Lore

Set Decorator

Jennifer J Lung

Location Scout

Rick Maddux

Other

David Madsen

Screenplay

Larry Mah

Other

Mike Marinez

Stunt Player

Todd Masters

Prosthetics

Frances Mathias

Hair

Charles A May

Video Playback

Tom P May

Key Grip

Robert Mccann

Grip

Donald Mcmillan

On-Set Dresser

Gregory L Mcmurry

Graphics

Jennifer Mcnamara

Casting Associate

John C. Meier

Stunt Coordinator

Michael Meier

Dresser

Rick Mercier

Other

Tim Meredith

Stunt Player

Carla Meyer

Dialect Coach

Daniel Michalske

Other

Marie Miki

Transportation

Thomas Milano

Music Editor

Arnon Milchan

Producer

Henry Millar

Visual Effects

Nigel Mills

Dialogue Editor

Sloan Miyasato

Thanks

Nick Monjardo

Set Decorator

John M Morse

Assistant Director

Melissa Moseley

Photography

Jeff Mosley

Stunt Player

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Action
Crime
Thriller
Release Date
1995
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
San Francisco, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 3m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Wide Release in United States October 27, 1995

Released in United States Fall October 27, 1995

Expanded Release in United States November 3, 1995

Expanded Release in United States November 10, 1995

Released in United States on Video February 20, 1996

Screenwriter Frank Pierson did a rewrite on one version of the script.

Completed shooting December 22, 1994.

Began shooting October 3, 1994.

Wide Release in United States October 27, 1995

Released in United States Fall October 27, 1995

Expanded Release in United States November 3, 1995

Expanded Release in United States November 10, 1995

Released in United States on Video February 20, 1996