FX2 - The Deadly Art of Illusion


1h 47m 1991

Brief Synopsis

Special effects expert Rollie Tyler comes out of retirement to help his girlfriend's ex-husband, a police officer, track down a psychopathic criminal, but after witnessing an officer's brutal murder he discovers that he's become entangled in an elaborate police double-cross.

Film Details

Also Known As
F/X 2 - effets tres speciaux, F/X II, F/X2, F/x 2, FX2 - livsfarlig illusion
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Rome, Italy; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Universal Studios, Universal City, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

Synopsis

Special effects expert Rollie Tyler comes out of retirement to help his girlfriend's ex-husband, a police officer, track down a psychopathic criminal, but after witnessing an officer's brutal murder he discovers that he's become entangled in an elaborate police double-cross.

Crew

Brenda Adams

Stunts

Lloyd Adams

Stunts

Richard Alarian

Gaffer

Jane Alden

Adr

Eric Allard

Special Effects

Tony Allard

Props

James Allen

Art Director

James F Allen

Art Director

Jerry Allen

Wardrobe Assistant

Piero Amati

Production Supervisor

David Ambrosia

Production Assistant

Ed Anders

Stand-In

Alberto Anzellotti

Key Grip

Carolyn J Bahr

Music

Verena Baldero

Production Coordinator

Gregg Barbanell

Foley Artist

Guy Barnes

Set Decorator

Philip D Bartko

Production

Joe Barzo

Assistant Location Manager

Jean Beazell

Other

Martin Beazell

Assistant Camera Operator

Debra Beers

Location Manager

John Berger

Stunts

Marcel Berube

Stunts

Frank Bianco

Hair Stylist

Marco Bianco

Stunts

Gary Bierend

Other

Toni Blay

Production Coordinator

Joe Boccia

Location Manager

Carol D Bonnefil

Assistant Director

Andrea Borella

Location Manager

Deirdre Bowen

Casting

Larry Bowman

Props

Tony Brandt

Assistant Director

Cameron Brooke

Other

Bryan Brown

Executive Producer

G Mac Brown

Production Manager

John Burnett

Assistant Camera Operator

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutting

Frank Capp

Music Coordinator

Jon Carpenter

Transportation Coordinator

Bruce Carwardine

Sound Mixer

Andrew Casey

Assistant Camera Operator

Cliff Cassidy

Wardrobe

Peter Chan

Adr

Scott Chandler

Foley Recordist

Scott Chandler

Sound

Joseph Chapman

Adr

Jenifer Chatfield

Production Assistant

Andy Chmura

Camera Operator

Mike Cobos

Props

Ralph Cobos

Props

Arlene Coffey

Wardrobe

Bill Condon

Screenplay

Brian Cook

Assistant Director

Erik Cord

Stand-In

Linda Covello

Scenic Artist

James Craig

Storyboard Artist

Lynne Cripe-kaser

Post-Production Accountant

Bob Crone

Steadicam Operator

Richard Crowder

Driver

Piero Cucchi

Hair Stylist

Janet E Cuddy

Production Manager

Gary Charles Davis

Stunt Coordinator

John Davis

Production Assistant

Ricky Del Mistro

Carpenter

Tonino Delli Colli

Dp/Cinematographer

Tonino Delli Colli

Director Of Photography

Aldo Demartino

Boom Operator

Karen Demontbrun

Accounting Assistant

Ken Diaz

Makeup

Luba Dmytryk

Production Coordinator

James E Dolan

Gaffer

John Dondertman

Assistant Art Director

Stephen P Dunn

Assistant Director

Steve Dunne

Consultant

Judi Durand

Adr

Teresa Eckton

Sound Editor

Brad Edmiston

Assistant Camera Operator

Sam Eldridge

Generator Operator

Tony Eldridge

Best Boy

Paul Elliot

Hair Stylist

Ray Thomas Esteridge

Assistant Property Master

Stefano Fanivene

Camera Assistant

Dodi Fayed

Producer

Richard Ferbrache

Other

Gunnar Ferdinandsen

Props

Greg Finley

Adr

Ken Fischer

Sound Editor

Nick Fischer

Other

Gregory Fleeman

Characters As Source Material

Scott Forbes

Production

Gina Fowler

Accounting Assistant

Richard Frazell

Assistant Sound Editor

Edward French

Makeup

Edward French

Props

Matt Furginson

On-Set Dresser

Howard Galbraith

Other

Glen Gauthier

Boom Operator

Danny Gill

Other

Linda Gill

Makeup Artist

Ron Gillham

Key Grip

Michael Ginsburg

Photography

Paul Glanzman

Consultant

Ed Gleason

Boom Operator

Carl Goldstein

Assistant Director

David Gonzales

Stunts

Javier Grajeda

Adr

Peter J Granet

Music

Lynda Gurasich

Hair Stylist

Bob Hall

Other

J.d. Hall

Adr

Michael Hall

Assistant Camera Operator

James Halpenny

Other

Robert Hanks

Other

Ted Hanlan

Stunt Coordinator

Ted Hanlan

Stunt Man

Bill Harman

Construction Manager

Brian Harper

Assistant Camera Operator

Barbara Harris

Adr

Kerry Hayes

Photography

Norm Henderson

Driver

Doris Hess

Adr

Don Hewitt

Stunts

Chuck Hicks

Stunt Man

James Hitchcock

Assistant Camera Operator

Chris Holmes

Gaffer

Eric Holmes

Other

David Hughes

Production

Ira Hurvitz

Script Supervisor

Michael Anthony Jackson

Storyboard Artist

Ronald A Jacobs

Sound Editor

Shauna Jamison

Craft Service

Nadia Jarvis

Assistant Costume Designer

Tom Johnson

Rerecording

Anthony Kadak

Assistant Location Manager

Billy Kane

Property Master

Corey Keebles

Advisor

Gregory Keen

Art Director

Bob Kellett

Production Consultant

Douglas Dean Kelley

Assistant

Victor J Kemper

Dp/Cinematographer

Victor J Kemper

Director Of Photography

Florence Kemper-bunzel

Costume Supervisor

Jeff Kennemore

Visual Effects

Bruce Khetian

Production

Hael Kobayashi

Sound Editor

Tony Kono

Consultant

Daamen Krall

Adr

Eryn Krueger

Props

Bob Laden

Makeup

Matthew Lammerich

Other

Erla Lank

Wardrobe

Mary Helen Leasman

Sound Editor

Gordon Lebredt

Assistant Art Director

David Lemmen

Other

Gail Levin

Casting

Joanna Lipari

Adr

Lauren Lloyd

Casting

Andrew London

Editor

Cherie Macneill

Assistant Editor

Joe Madalena

Location Manager

Gianmaria Maiorana

Other

Scott Mansfield

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Linda Matheson

Costume Designer

Doug Maxwell

On-Set Dresser

Lee R Mayes

Unit Production Manager

Lee R Mayes

Executive Producer

Richard Mazzochi

Property Master

Alessandra Mazzola

Script Supervisor

Robert D Mcbride

Camera Operator

Adrian Mccarthy

Assistant

Robo Mccarthy

Gaffer

David Mccharen

Adr

Cory Mccrum-abdo

Post-Production Supervisor

Blanche Mcdermaid

Script Supervisor

Sheralyn Mcgrath

Other

Maureen Mckeon

Production Assistant

Bruce Mclean

Other

Robert T. Megginson

Characters As Source Material

Tom Mertz

Other

Jake Miller

Craft Service

Don Miloyevich

Property Master

Cheryl Mironczuk

Assistant Production Coordinator

Stuart Mitchell

Driver

Bruce Moffitt

Assistant

John J. Moore

Production Designer

Richard Moran

Key Grip

Tim Murton

Scenic Artist

Mike Nash

Camera Operator

Greg Nelson

Makeup

Peter Norman

Photography

Edward O'donnell

Transportation

Robert Odessa

Director Of Photography

Robert Odessa

Dp/Cinematographer

Larry Orlick

Assistant Camera Operator

Ron Oxley

Assistant Director

Wendy Ozols

Production Assistant

Carla Palmer

Makeup Artist

Steve Pears

Assistant Camera Operator

Film Details

Also Known As
F/X 2 - effets tres speciaux, F/X II, F/X2, F/x 2, FX2 - livsfarlig illusion
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Rome, Italy; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Universal Studios, Universal City, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video November 21, 1991

Released in United States Spring May 10, 1991

Sequel to the 1986 thriller directed by Robert Mandel and starring Bryan Brown and Brian Dennehy.

Began shooting April 29, 1990.

Completed shooting July 17, 1990.

Released in United States Spring May 10, 1991

Released in United States on Video November 21, 1991