Stakeout


1h 55m 1987

Brief Synopsis

After a brutal murderer (Aidan Quinn) escaped from prison, all of his possible contacts are put under survey. His ex girlfriend Maria (Madeleine Stowe), who ceased contact with him long ago, is observed by 4 cops. The night shift is covered by Chris (Richard Dreyfuss) and Bill (Emilio Estevez). Maria proves to be very attractive, and Chris, who bugs her appartment as Telephone Bill, falls for her. Now, everytime he is with her, his partner has to watch his friend enjoy life and he himself has to get out before the other team comes in. But when Maria's ex arrives, Telephone Bill and his partner find themselves in deep trouble.

Film Details

Also Known As
Spanarna, Stake Out
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Action
Crime
Thriller
Sequel
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Synopsis

After a brutal murderer (Aidan Quinn) escaped from prison, all of his possible contacts are put under survey. His ex girlfriend Maria (Madeleine Stowe), who ceased contact with him long ago, is observed by 4 cops. The night shift is covered by Chris (Richard Dreyfuss) and Bill (Emilio Estevez). Maria proves to be very attractive, and Chris, who bugs her appartment as Telephone Bill, falls for her. Now, everytime he is with her, his partner has to watch his friend enjoy life and he himself has to get out before the other team comes in. But when Maria's ex arrives, Telephone Bill and his partner find themselves in deep trouble.

Crew

Dick Adams

Sound Editor

Bob Akester

Photography

Wayne Artman

Sound

John Badham

Executive Producer

Brian Banks

Music Arranger

Lesley Beale

Set Decorator

Tom Beckert

Sound

David Birdsall

On-Set Dresser

Cyrus Block

Camera Operator

Brenda Borrowman

Other

Bob Bottieri

Other

Scott Boyd

Sound Editor

Douglas Brayfield

Song

Leon Briggs

Negative Cutting

Gary Brooks

Other

Kim Brown

Other

Richard Buckmaster

Generator Operator

Milton C Burrow

Sound Editor

Neil Burrow

Sound Editor

Scott Burrow

Sound Editor

Marie Butler

Assistant

Fitch Cady

Unit Production Manager

Jean Caperonis

Assistant Editor

Mike Cates

Production Assistant

Gregg Champion

Second Unit Director

Gregg Champion

Producer

John Clothier

Steadicam Operator

Debbie Coe

Animal Trainer

Sandy Cooper

Makeup

Rich Cowan

Assistant Director

Rob Cowan

Assistant Director

Randy Crawford

Song Performer

Graham Crowell

Boom Operator

Tundi Csiszar

Accounting Assistant

Mark Curry

Music

Rory Cutler

Special Effects

Lukia Czernin

Production Assistant

Tom Dahl

Sound

Peter Daskewytch

Assistant Director

Gordon Davidson

Sound Editor

Gordon Davidson

Sound Editor

Mark N Davidson

On-Set Dresser

Sandra J Davis

Assistant Editor

Bill Devine

Stunts

Barry Donlevy

Other

Phil Downey

Production

Jim R Dunn

Stunts

Theo Eglseder

Assistant Camera Operator

Les Erskine

Gaffer

Gloria Estefan

Song

Gloria Estefan

Song Performer

Jane Feinberg

Casting

Mike Fenton

Casting

Will Ferguson

Stunts

Doug Field

Assistant Camera Operator

Darla Shawne Filpula

Transportation Co-Captain

Christopher Flick

Music Editor

Glen Forrieter

Dolly Grip

Wendy Foster

Costumes

Corbin H Fox

Special Effects

Lara Fox

Script Supervisor

Enrique E Garcia

Song

Seth Gechter

Production Assistant

Steve George

Song

Bruce Giesbrecht

Assistant Editor

Tom Glass

Stunts

Stacey Goodman

Stunts

Dave Gordon

Key Grip

Penelope Gottlieb

Titles

Peter Gray

Stunts

Alex Green

Stunts

George Grieve

Transportation Coordinator

Paul Guenette

Camera Trainee

Pam Hallas

On-Set Dresser

Dick Hancock

Stunts

Philip Harrison

Production Designer

Carrie Hauman

Assistant

Ken Hawryliw

Property Master Assistant

James Head

Assistant Camera Operator

Bobby Hernandez

Music

Ellen Heuer

Foley

Mark Hoder

Original Music

Richard Hudolin

Art Director

Stephen Jackson

Best Boy

David Jacox

Stunts

Jim Jasterzebski

Casting Associate

Tracey Jeffrey

Location Manager

Will Jennings

Song

Frank Jones

Music

Jeff Jones

Sound Editor

Michael Steve Jones

Stunts

George Josef

Stunts

Ken Kirzinger

Stunts

Kevin Knight

Production Assistant

Jennifer Koenig

Stunts

Jim Kouf

Screenplay

Jim Kouf

Producer

Sid Kozak

Casting

John Lang

Song

Don Leask

Special Effects

Danise Lee

Production Assistant

Lars Lenander

Special Effects

Sherry Linder-gygli

Hair

Dean Lockwood

Special Effects

Ron Macleay

Grip

Kelly L Manger

Sound Editor

William L Manger

Sound Editor

Anthony Marinelli

Music Arranger

Pat Mastelotto

Song

Sandy Mccallum

Assistant Camera Operator

Peter Mclennan

Dp/Cinematographer

Peter Mclennan

Director Of Photography

Neil Mcleod

Property Master Assistant

Rose Marie Mcsherry

Set Decorator

Klaus Melchior

Video Assist/Playback

George Morrison

Technical Advisor

Terry Newton

Transportation Captain

Stephanie Nolan

Costume Designer

Greg Orloff

Foley

Richard L Oswald

Sound Editor

Richard Page

Song

Conrad Palmisano

Stunt Coordinator

Susan Patterson

Dga Trainee

Pierre Claude Philoctete

Stunts

Gina Power

Casting

Douglas B Pruss

Assistant Camera Operator

Mike Rennison

Foreman

Barbara Richardson

Accountant

Michael Ripps

Editor

Michael Ritter

Assistant Art Director

Steve Roberts

Assistant Editor

Sharon Robinson

Song

John Roesch

Foley

Tom Rolf

Editor

David W Rose

Assistant Director

Arthur B. Rubinstein

Song

Arthur B. Rubinstein

Music

Jacob Rupp

Stunt Coordinator

Joanne Ryan

Craft Service

Joanne Ryan

Other

James Sallis

Other

Dana Satler

Associate Producer

Charlie Schultz

Grip

John Scott

Stunts

John Seale

Director Of Photography

John Seale

Dp/Cinematographer

Rick Seaman

Stunts

Jeri Simon

Assistant

Chester Slomka

Sound Editor

Graham Smith

On-Set Dresser

Michael S Smith

Assistant Editor

Amanda Spencer-phillips

Production Assistant

Liz Staniforth

Accounting Assistant

Bill Stewart

Stunts

Karen A Stewart

Production Coordinator

Dawn Stofer-rupp

Stunts

Cathleen Summers

Producer

Larry Sutton

Sound Mixer

Grant Swain

Property Master

Allen E Taylor

Production Accountant

Judy Taylor

Casting

Betty Thomas

Stunts

John Thomas

Special Effects Coordinator

Dan Tolmie

Carpenter

Abby Treloggen

Music Editor

David Tweet

Production Assistant

Ross Vanelli

Song

Ross Vanelli

Song Performer

Mary Vogt

Costume Designer

Graham Ward

Song

John Wardlow

Stunts

Keith Wardlow

Stunts

Al White

Dolly Grip

Malcolm Williams

Assistant Director

David Willson

Construction Coordinator

Greg Wilson

Stunts

Stevie Winwood

Song Performer

Stevie Winwood

Song

Brent Woolsey

Stunts

Film Details

Also Known As
Spanarna, Stake Out
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Action
Crime
Thriller
Sequel
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States November 1987

Released in United States on Video March 15, 1988

Released in United States Summer August 5, 1987

Shown at London Film Festival November 1987.

Began shooting April 1987.

Released in United States on Video March 15, 1988

Released in United States Summer August 5, 1987

Released in United States November 1987 (Shown at London Film Festival November 1987.)

Completed shooting April 27, 1993.

Began shooting January 11, 1993.