Less Than Zero


1h 35m 1987

Brief Synopsis

The friendship of three affluent, nightclub-hopping Los Angeles youths is thrown into turmoil over Christmas break from college when one of them begins to spiral downwards from excessive cocaine abuse.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
20TH CENTURY FOX DISTRIBUTION/RLJ ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

The friendship of three affluent, nightclub-hopping Los Angeles youths is thrown into turmoil over Christmas break from college when one of them begins to spiral downwards from excessive cocaine abuse.

Crew

Tom Adams

Grip

Camille Argus

Costume Supervisor

Ian Astbury

Song

Craig Atkinson

Song

Herb Ault

Key Grip

Jon Avnet

Producer

Jackie Baugh

Production Accountant

Lisa Beach

Casting Associate

Vinnie Bell

Song

Peter Berger

Editor

Glenn Berkovitz

Sound

Janet Brady

Stunts

Steven Buhai

Production Assistant

Sean Byrne

Song

David E Campbell

Sound

Eletra Casadei

Assistant

Sebastian Casadesus

Assistant

Carol Chacamaty

Assistant

Roy Chaney

Song

Adam Christopher

Makeup

Robin Citrin

Location Manager

Richard F Clark

Consultant

John Clifford

Photography

Gil Combs

Stunts

L.l. Cool J

Song Performer

L.l. Cool J

Song

Jim Dalessandro

Production Assistant

Glenn Danzig

Song Performer

Glenn Danzig

Song

Dorothy Davis

Assistant

Steve M Davison

Stunts

Tim A Davison

Stunts

Fred Dawson

Apprentice

Cosmas A. Demetriou

Set Decorator

Cosmas A. Demetriou

Assistant Art Director

John Densmore

Song

Manu Dibango

Song Performer

Manu Dibango

Song

Angelo Dibiase

Hair

Run Dmc

Song Performer

The Doors

Song Performer

William Henry Duffy

Song

Tom Elliott

Stunts

Bret Easton Ellis

Source Material (From Novel)

Bret Easton Ellis

Source Material

Ken Ellner

Song

Deborah Figuly

Makeup

Daniel F. Finnerty

Sound Editor

S Michael Formica

Production Manager

Peter Gage

Song

Trisha B Gallaher

Property Master

Michael Gastaldo

Props

Tim Gilbert

Stunts

Frederick Gordon

Song

Bruce Greene

Steadicam Operator

Kimberly Harris

Sound Editor

Sean Haworth

Production Assistant

Jimi Hendrix

Song Performer

Jimi Hendrix

Song

Robin Holding

Assistant Director

Richard Hornung

Costume Designer

Denise Horta

Adr Editor

Martin Huberty

Production Assistant

Joan Aileen Hunter

Costumes

Gary Hymes

Stunts

Douglas Ingle

Song

Joey Ippolito

Sound Editor

Jack Irons

Song

Daniel S. Jimenez

Dolly Grip

Linton Kwesi Johnson

Song Performer

Linton Kwesi Johnson

Song

Oran Jones

Song Performer

Jordan Kerner

Producer

Anthony Kiedis

Song

Robby Krieger

Song

Edward Lachman

Director Of Photography

Kelly Lampert

Assistant

David Landau

Production Assistant

Rik Lander

Assistant

Dan Lester

Special Effects

Barbara Ling

Production Designer

Walt Lloyd

Camera Operator

Deborah Love

Assistant Director

Greg Lundsgaard

Steadicam Operator

David Lyons

Music

Peter Boyd Maclean

Video

Larry Mann

Sound Editor

Ray Manzarek

Song

Sara Markowitz

Costumes

Victoria Martin

Foley Editor

Taman Mccall

Location Assistant

Ellis Mcdaniel

Song

Gary Mclarty

Stunts

John Michalski

Song

Richard Mirisch

Production Assistant

J Mizell

Song

Jim Morrison

Song

Thomas D Mottola

Assistant

Rick Murken

Production Assistant

Mary Nelson-duerrstein

Negative Cutting

Kurt Neuman

Unit Production Manager

Thomas Newman

Music

Nancy Nye

Set Decorator

Regina O'brien

Scenic Artist

Roy Orbison

Song Performer

Roy Orbison

Song

Noon Orsatti

Stunts

David Page

Costumes

Kevin Patterson

Boom Operator

Reinhart Peschke

Technical Supervisor

Ken Peterson

Transportation Coordinator

Laura Petticord

Production Assistant

Harley Peyton

Screenplay

Carla Plucknett

Other

Karen Price

Stunts

Jeff Rafner

Assistant Director

Trudy Ramirez

Script Supervisor

Eugene Record

Song

John T Reitz

Sound

Stephen Rice

Art Director

John Richards

Music

Carlton Ridenhour

Song

J. N. Roberts

Stunts

Bill Rose

Accounting Assistant

David Lee Roth

Song Performer

David Lee Roth

Song

David Rubin

Casting Director

Rick Rubin

Music Supervisor

Rick Rubin

Song

Gregg Rudloff

Sound

Lata Ryan

Production Coordinator

Eric Saddler

Song

Frank Scheidbach

Technical Supervisor

Jonathan Sharpe

Assistant Camera Operator

Hank Shocklee

Song

Spike Silver

Stunts

Margery Simkin

Assistant

Gene Simmons

Song

J Simmons

Song

Mark Simon

Camera Assistant

Paul Simon

Song

Hillel Slovak

Song

Huey P Smith

Song

Jeremy Spicer

Stunts

Stephen St John

Steadicam Operator

Paul Stanley

Song

Ken Strong

Transportation Captain

Alan Tinkley

Location Assistant

Arthur Tostado

Color Timer

Michael Tronick

Editor

Steve Vai

Song

John Vigran

Music

George C Villasenor

Assistant Editor

Frank Viviano

Construction Coordinator

George Watters

Sound Editor

Allyson Williams

Song Performer

Ron Woods

Props

Marvin Worth

Producer

Gary Wright

Sound Editor

Craig Zisk

Editor

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
20TH CENTURY FOX DISTRIBUTION/RLJ ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall November 6, 1987

Released in United States February 1988

Released in United States on Video April 14, 1988

Shown at Berlin Film Festival February 1988.

Began shooting May 6, 1987.

Completed shooting July 1987.

Released in United States February 1988 (Shown at Berlin Film Festival February 1988.)

Released in United States on Video April 14, 1988

Released in United States Fall November 6, 1987