Ruthless People


1h 33m 1986

Brief Synopsis

Sam Kessler is a ruthless, wealthy man and his wife Barbara is an obnoxious, spoiled woman. Ken and Sandy Kessler have been cheated by Sam and decide to kidnap Barbara and hold her for ransom to even the score. But Sam is happy to be rid his wife and refuses to pay, and when they threaten to kill her he celebrates. So the Kesslers have to find a different way to get their revenge against Sam.

Film Details

Also Known As
Hjärtlösa typer
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1986
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

Sam Kessler is a ruthless, wealthy man and his wife Barbara is an obnoxious, spoiled woman. Ken and Sandy Kessler have been cheated by Sam and decide to kidnap Barbara and hold her for ransom to even the score. But Sam is happy to be rid his wife and refuses to pay, and when they threaten to kill her he celebrates. So the Kesslers have to find a different way to get their revenge against Sam.

Crew

Phil Adams

Stunts

Nat Adderly

Song

Gregory J Barnett

Stunts

Bill Beasley

Assistant Director

Ronald Bell

Song

Ray Bickel

Stunts

Carolyn Blair

Production Assistant

Bradley J Bovee

Stunts

Bella Brookalyna

Wardrobe

Charles L Campbell

Sound Editor

Larry Carow

Sound Editor

Thomas Causey

Sound Editor

Joni Chadkin

Production Assistant

Ellen Chenoweth

Casting

Jeffrey Chernov

Unit Production Manager

Michel Colombier

Music

Danny Costa

Stunts

Charlie Croughwell

Stunts

Sally Cruikshank

Animator

Samuel C Crutcher

Sound Editor

Tracy Keehn Dashnaw

Stunts

Richard Davis

Location Manager

Jan De Bont

Director Of Photography

Jan De Bont

Dp/Cinematographer

Vincent Deadrick

Stunts

Mike Dobie

Sound Editor

Richard Drown

Stunts

Louis L Edemann

Sound Editor

Diamond Farnsworth

Stunts

John Frazier

Special Effects Coordinator

Ralph Garrett

Stunts

Marvin Gaye

Song

Rocky Allen Gehr

Special Effects

David W Gray

Audio Consultant

Daryl Hall

Song

Gene Hartline

Stunts

Dan Hartman

Song Performer

Dan Hartman

Song

Bruce Allen Humphrey

Assistant Director

Jon Hutman

Assistant

Gib Jaffe

Editor

Mick Jagger

Song Performer

Mick Jagger

Song

Loren Janes

Stunts

Sasha Jenson

Stunts

Billy Joel

Song

Billy Joel

Song Performer

Lilly Kilvert

Consultant

Wayne A King

Stunts

Max Kleven

Stunts

Rick Kline

Sound

Joanna Lancaster

Executive Producer

Dale Launer

Screenplay

Rodney Liber

Production Assistant

Carl Mazzocone

Other

Anne Mcculley

Set Decorator

Charlie Midnight

Song

Faith Minton

Stunts

Donald O Mitchell

Sound

Tony Mottola

Music Supervisor

Chuck Neeley

Sound Editor

Carol Neilson

Stunts

Alan Nineberg

Adr Editor

Rosanna Norton

Costume Designer

A Nova

Song

Kevin O'connell

Sound

Kathleen O'haco

Stunts

Karen Penhale

Production Coordinator

Michael Peyser

Producer

Louis Phillips

Production Assistant

Phil Ramone

Music Producer

Carol Rees

Stunts

Pat Romano

Stunts

Eric H Sandberg

Costume Supervisor

Arthur P Schmidt

Editor

Heidi Schulte

Production Assistant

Ben R Scott

Stunts

John-clay Scott

Stunts

Michael Scott

Camera Operator

Walter Scott

Stunt Coordinator

Larry Singer

Adr Editor

Brian Smrz

Stunts

Bruce Springsteen

Song

Bruce Springsteen

Song Performer

Dave Stewart

Song

Barrett Strong

Song

James Taylor

Song

William Teegarden

Set Designer

Michael Tronick

Music Editor

Jill Vandermeer

Production Assistant

Luther Vandross

Song Performer

Luther Vandross

Song

Francisca Vega-buck

Costumes

Richard Wagner

Executive Producer

Mike Watson

Stunts

Danielle J Weiss

Assistant Director

Ted White

Stunts

Norman Whitfield

Song

Brad Wilder

Makeup

Frank Wolf

Sound Editor

Don Woodruff

Art Director

Walter Yetnikoff

Executive Producer

Paul Young

Song Performer

Film Details

Also Known As
Hjärtlösa typer
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1986
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States June 27, 1986

Released in United States Summer July 27, 1986

Began shooting January 8, 1986.

Released in United States June 27, 1986

Released in United States Summer July 27, 1986