Miami Blues


1h 39m 1990

Brief Synopsis

The story of a criminal who wants to go straight but can't quite make it, and the ex-hooker he falls in love with.

Film Details

Also Known As
O Anjo Assassino
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Cinema Research Corporation; Cinevideotech; Completion Bond Company Inc; Hastings Sound Editorial Inc; Movie Medics; Sound One; Sunrise Caterers
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures/RLJ Entertainment, Inc.; 20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Distribution; Finnkino Oy; Orion Home Video; Orion Pictures; Rank Film Distributors Ltd; Rlj Entertainment, Inc.; Sony Pictures Releasing International
Location
Miami, Florida, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Synopsis

The story of a criminal who wants to go straight but can't quite make it, and the ex-hooker he falls in love with.

Crew

Maher Ahmad

Production Designer

Brent Armitage

Production Assistant

George Armitage

Screenwriter

Eugenie Bafaloukos

Costume Designer

Tom Bahr

Stunts

Jeffrey T Barabe

Production Assistant

Donah Bassett

Negative Cutter

Wally Beardon

Adr Recording

Lionel Benjamin

Song Performer ("Bouke")

Lionel Benjamin

Song

Lynette Bernay

Costume Designer Assistant

Chick Bernhardt

Stunts

Bert Bertolami

Set Dresser

Gray Beverley

Assistant (To Jonathan Demme And Gary Goetzman)

Elisha Birnbaum

Foley Artist

David Bolton

Adr Recording

Sondra Dee Boyachek

Production Coordinator Assistant

Sharon Boyle

Music Supervisor

Ron Bozman

1st Assistant Director

Ron Bozman

Co-Producer

Eugene Bright

Carpenter

Lisa Bromwell

1st Assistant Editor

Fred Burch

Song ("Lazy Love Affair")

Kevin Cerchaid

Projectionist

Gary Chang

Music

Michael Charboneau

Carpenter

Mickey Cherubino

Transportation Co-Captain

Randall Coleman

Adr Editor

Harold F Collins

Construction Coordinator

Harold Conner

Song ("Lazy Love Affair")

Robert H Cooper

Special Effects Assistant

James Crasper

Carpenter

Rodney Crowell

Song ("Somewhere Tonight")

Alan D'angerio

Hairstyles

Jack Dalton

Boom Operator

Joseph Debeasi

Music Editor

Vicki Dee

Production Auditor

Desmond Dekker

Song Performer ("The Israelites")

Desmond Dekker

Song

Bob Demme

Unit Publicist

Jonathan Demme

Producer

Peter Demme

Electrician

Bob Dosh

Other

Daniel Duarte

Scenic Artist

Jose Duarte

Scenic Artist Supervisor

Arthur J Edwards

Stunts

Vicki Factor

Casting (Florida)

Robin Fajardo

Assistant (To Jonathan Demme And Gary Goetzman)

Loretta Farb

Assistant (To Jonathan Demme And Gary Goetzman)

Nicklas Farrantello

Art Department Assistant

Howard Feuer

Casting

Tom Fleischman

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Tak Fujimoto

Director Of Photography

Carl Fullerton

Makeup

Gary Goetzman

Producer

Gary Goetzman

Music ("Island Blues" "Floatin")

Ethan Goldstine

Assistant (To George Armitage)

Jose B Gonzalez

Scenic Artist

Norman Greenbaum

Song Performer ("Spirit In The Sky")

Norman Greenbaum

Song

David Grossack

Sound Transfer Technician

Rich Guay

Financial Consultant

Yonit Hammer

Casting (Florida)

Kevin Harris

Special Effects Supervisor

Eric Helfritz

Swing Gang

Joe Hess

Stunts

Phil Hetos

Color Timer

Gus Holzer

Production Associate

Buddy Joe Hooker

Stunts

Buddy Joe Hooker

Stunt Coordinator

William Horberg

Associate Producer

Harlan Howard

Song ("Somewhere Tonight")

Thomas Imperato

Other

Don K Ivey

Set Decorator

Jay Ivey

Set Dresser

Kenton Jakub

Adr Editor Assistant

David P I James

Other

Bill Johnson

Additional Editor

Brian Katkin

Sound Editor Apprentice

David Kirkman

Apprentice Editor

Edward Knott

Bestboy Grip

Edward Knott

Key Grip

Kevin Knott

Grip

Leslie Kong

Song ("The Israelites")

Gustav Laas

Electrician

Rick Lake

Music Editor Assistant

Joyce M Lark

Transportation Captain

James Long

Carpenter

Betsy Marino

Assistant (To Jonathan Demme And Gary Goetzman)

Neal Martz

Additional Makeup

Maria Mason

Production Assistant

Kyle Mccarthy

2nd Assistant Director

William M. Mcconnell

1st Assistant Camera

Freddie Mcgregor

Song Performer ("Don'T Hurt My Feelings")

Freddie Mcgregor

Song

Craig Mckay

Editor

Gary Mclarty

Stunts

Patrick Morris

Bestboy Electrician

Walter Morris

Gaffer

Robert Musco

Wardrobe Supervisor

Gerald Nelson

Song

Gerald Nelson

Song Performer ("Lazy Love Affair")

Bitty O'sullivan-smith

Sound Editor

Casey Osborne

Grip

Paul Overstreet

Song ("You Again")

Senen Palacios

Music ("La Subienda")

Marshall Persinger

Post-Production Supervisor

Maria Petrella

2nd Assistant Editor

Mike Piccirillo

Music ("Island Blues" "Floatin")

Don Reddy

Camera Operator

Mitch Reeves

Electrician

Esther Robinson

Wardrobe Supervisor

James Robinson Ii

Props Assistant

Howard Rodger

Scenic Artist

Nicholas J Romanac

Property Master

Zade Rosenthal

Stills

Dan Sable

Sound Editor Supervisor

Lynn Sable

Sound Editor Assistant

Angela Santa Maria

Production Assistant

Edward Saxon

Executive Producer

Sandra Schmalaried

Set Dresser

Phil Schneider

Craft Service

Doug Schwartz

2nd Assistant Camera

Bob Smaling

Grip

Thomas Smaling

Dolly Grip

William Smaling

Electrician

David F Solomon

Assistant (To Jonathan Demme And Gary Goetzman)

Murray Solomon

Sound Editor Assistant

Cynthia Streit

Production Office Coordinator

Sandy Tanaka

Music Coordinator

Sherry Thorup

Location Manager

Michael Tromer

Sound Mixer

Robert K Ulland

Steadicam Operator

Gloria Milena Uribe

Location Assistant

Kenneth Utt

Unit Production Manager

Kenneth Utt

Co-Producer

Johnny Ventura

Song ("Banana (Bobine)")

Deborah Wallach

Adr Editor

Fred Ward

Executive Producer

Robert F Warren

Technical Consultant (Dolby Stereo)

Chris Weber

Song

Chris Weber

Song Performer ("Sweet Angel")

Charles Willeford

Source Material (From Novel)

Uri Yarovesky

Special Effects (Dental)

Corey B Yugler

Script Supervisor

Film Details

Also Known As
O Anjo Assassino
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Cinema Research Corporation; Cinevideotech; Completion Bond Company Inc; Hastings Sound Editorial Inc; Movie Medics; Sound One; Sunrise Caterers
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures/RLJ Entertainment, Inc.; 20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Distribution; Finnkino Oy; Orion Home Video; Orion Pictures; Rank Film Distributors Ltd; Rlj Entertainment, Inc.; Sony Pictures Releasing International
Location
Miami, Florida, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Jennifer Jason Leigh was named Best Supporting Actress of 1990 by the Boston Society of Film Critics for her performances in "Miami Blues" and "Last Exit to Brooklyn" (West Germany/1989).

Jennifer Jason Leigh was named best supporting actress of 1990 by the New York Film Critics Circle for her performances in "Miami Blues" and "Last Exit to Brooklyn" (West Germany/89).

Released in United States July 1990

Released in United States November 1990

Released in United States on Video October 25, 1990

Released in United States Spring April 20, 1990

Shown at London Film Festival November 8-25, 1990.

Shown at Taormina Film Festival, Italy July 20-29, 1990.

Began shooting September 28, 1988.

Completed shooting December 1988.

Released in United States Spring April 20, 1990

Released in United States July 1990 (Shown at Taormina Film Festival, Italy July 20-29, 1990.)

Released in United States on Video October 25, 1990

Released in United States November 1990 (Shown at London Film Festival November 8-25, 1990.)