Strange Days


2h 25m 1995

Brief Synopsis

Lenny Nero sells dreams and hustles nightmares, dealing in real-life experiences through a new technology that makes every sensation immediate. But on the eve of the new millennium, Lenny and his street-savvy friend and conscience, Mace, are suddenly caught in a deadly fantasy of conspiracy, murder

Film Details

Also Known As
Días extraños
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Apple; Bang & Olufsen, Inc.; Birds & Animals Unlimited; CFI Hollywood; Cast Of Thousands; Casting Group; City of Los Angeles; Deluxe Motion Picture Catering; Digital Domain; Film L.A., Inc.; Gary Holland; J L Fisher Inc; J.L. Fisher, Inc.; Leonetti Company; Light Matters Inc; Lightstorm Entertainment; Los Angeles Mayor's Office For Motion Pictures; Moet et Chandon; NBC News; NT Audio; Nt Video; Pacific Title & Art Studio; RanchWorks Picture Show; Seiniger Advertising Group; Skywalker Sound; Thomas Giordano; UCLA Film & Television Archives; Video Images; Vista Group
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment; 20th Century Fox International; Central Film Verleih Gmbh; Jugendfilm
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 25m

Synopsis

Lenny Nero sells dreams and hustles nightmares, dealing in real-life experiences through a new technology that makes every sensation immediate. But on the eve of the new millennium, Lenny and his street-savvy friend and conscience, Mace, are suddenly caught in a deadly fantasy of conspiracy, murder and betrayal--plunging them into the bleak heart of the nightworld he has always inhabited.

Cast

Ralph Fiennes

Lenny Nero

Angela Bassett

Lornette "Mace" Mason

Juliette Lewis

Faith Justin

Tom Sizemore

Max Peltier

Michael Wincott

Philo Gant

Vincent D'onofrio

Burton Steckler

Glenn Plummer

Jeriko One

Brigitte Bako

Iris

Richard Edson

Tick

William Fichtner

Dwayne Engelman

Josef Sommer

Palmer Strickland

Joe Urla

Keith

Nicky Katt

Joey Corto

Michael Jace

Wade Beemer

Louise Lecavalier

Cindy "Vita" Smith

David Carrera

Duncan

Jim Ishida

Mr Fumitsu

Todd Graff

Tex Arcana

Malcolm Norrington

Replay

Anais Munoz

Diamanda

Ted Haler

Tow Truck Driver

Rio Hackford

Bobby The Bartender

Brook Susan Parker

Cecile

Brandon Hammond

Zander

Donald Young

Young Zander

B J Crockett

Young Zander

Dex Elliott Sanders

Curtis

Ronnie Willis

Homeboy

David Packer

Lane

Paulo Tocha

Spaz Diaz

J Michael Muro

Nervous Pov

Ron Young

Nervous Pov Voice

Art Chudabala

Thai Restaurant Owner

Erica Kelly

Restaurant Hostess

Marlana Young

Waitress

Ray Chang

Thai Restaurant Cook

Raul Reformina

Busboy

Chris Douridas

Talk Radio Host

Billy Worley

Dan From Silverlake

Amon Bourne

Dewayne

Lisa Picotte

Lori From Encino

Kylie Ireland

Stoned Looking Girl

Nicole Hilbig

Stoned Girl'S Lover

Stefan Arngrim

Skinner

Agustin Rodriguez

Eduardo

Kelly Hu

Anchor Woman

Nynno Anderson

Angry Jeriko Fan

Liat Goodson

Retinal Fetish Bouncer

Honey Labrador

Beach Beauty

Delane Vaughn

Mace'S Husband

Mark Arneson

Police Officer

James Acheson

Cop In Bathroom

John Francis

Death

Royce Minor

Angry Black Kid

Milan Reynolds

National Guard Medic No 1

Russell W Smith

National Guard No 2

Sarah Abukutsa Marshall

African Dancer

Russell Hines

African Dancer

Michael Jaasi

African Dancer

Maurice Marshall

African Dancer

Carolyn Adunni Mcpherson

African Dancer

Jennifer Jin-jin Reeves

African Dancer

Charmain Renata Hubbard

African Dancer

Reginald T Thornton

African Dancer

Chester A Whitmore

African Dancer

Lori Simone

African Dancer

Lori Simone Wilkerson

African Dancer

Patrick Cassidy

Leadman

Billie Worley

Crew

Roger Abel

Set Dresser

Pamela Alch

Script Supervisor

John Alden

Stunt Man (Engelman)

Eric Allard

Other

Christopher Amy

Assistant Props

David Anthony

Extras Casting

Ed Arneson

Technical Advisor ("Call The Cops")

Mark Arneson

Technical Advisor ("Call The Cops")

David Ascher

Production Assistant

Bill Babington

Assistant Editor

Sandina Bailo-lape

Foley Editor

Jeffrey Baksinski

Technical Assistant

Andra Bard

Digital Effects Production Assistant

Tom Barwick

Foley Artist

Lisa Beasley

Other

Mat Beck

Visual Effects Supervisor

Richard Beggs

Re-Recording Mixer

Phil Benson

Sound Effects Editor

David Bergad

Assistant Sound Editor

Brian Berkowitz

Production Assistant

Beth Bernstein

Art Department Coordinator

Scott Beverly

Supervisor

Chino Binamo

Stunt Man (Duncan)

Richard L Blackwell

Assistant Stunt Coordinator

Michael Blake

Makeup Artist

Patrick Blymyer

Chief Lighting Technician

Daniel Boccoli

Assistant (To James Cameron)

Sara Bolder

Dialogue Editor

Kenneth Bondy

Talent Assistant

Kirk Borcherding

Production Controller

Gloria S Borders

Supervising Sound Editor

Tristan Bourne

On Set Dresser

Patty Bowman

Production Assistant

Anthony Bozanich

Assistant Editor

Becky Brake

Assistant Location Manager

Lindakay Brown

Assistant Sound Editor

Malcolm Brown

"B" Camera Operator

Glen Brunman

Special Thanks

Geoff Burdick

Lightstorm Production Department

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutter

Jon Bush

On Set Dresser

James Cameron

Screenwriter

James Cameron

Producer

James Cameron

Story By

Mike Cameron

Special Camera Equipment

Casey Cannon

Visual Effects Producer

Tina Canny

Other

Allen Cappuccilli

Visual Effects Editor

Pat Caputo

Grip

Donald Carr

Other

Gil Carretero

New Year'S Eve Footage (Madrid)

Marietta Carter-narcisse

Angela Bassett'S Makeup

F H Casey

Digital Artist

Mike Chambers

Visual Effects Producer

Renee Chamblin

Digital Artist

Scott Chandler

Foley Re-Recording Mixer

Kenny Chisholm

Production Assistant (For Kathryn Bigelow)

Albert Cho

2nd Assistant Director

Cody Cluff

Special Thanks

Jay Cocks

Screenwriter

Steve Cohen

Special Effects Trainee (Fantasy Ii)

Doug Coleman

Stunt Coordinator

Liza Sweeney Coleman

Stunt Man (Vita)

Ken Collins

Assistant Director (2nd Unit)

Laura Connolly

Hair Stylist

Richard Cooley

Limo Driver Consultant

Eugene Cornelius

Special Effects Crew Member

Don Coufal

Boom Operator

Darragh Croyle

Production Assistant

Eugene Crum

Special Effects Crew Member

Ann Culotta

Costumer

Sean Cunningham

Digital Effects Supervisor

Greg Curtis

Special Effects Crew Member

Steve Danton

1st Assistant Director

Sonja Davis

Stunt Man (Mace)

Chris Dawson

Motion Control Operator

Brian Delaney

Post Production Coordinator

Deborah Lamia Denevar

Makeup Artist

Wayne L. Duncan

Grip

Tony Eckert

Foley Recordist

Mindy L Elliott

Assistant (To Steven-Charles Jaffe)

Dan Engstrom

Assistant Sound Editor

Danny Epper

Stunt Man (Steckler)

Frank Eulner

Sound Effects Editor

Jeff Evans

Stunt Man (Steckler)

Karen G. Fairbank

Other

Terry Feller

Props Maker

Andre Fenley

Assistant Sound Editor

Andrea Mae Fenton

Other

Kathy Foley

Hair Designer

George Fortmuller

2nd Unit 1st Assistant Director (2nd Unit)

Gaylyn Fraiche

Assistant (To Kathryn Bigelow)

Donald L. Frazee

Special Effects Foreman

Logan Frazee

Special Effects Crew Member

Terry Frazee

Special Effects Coordinator

Clare Freeman

Dialogue Editor

Leigh French

Adr Group Voice Casting

Tom Garner

Other

Bryan Garofalo

Assistant Props

Michael Garrett

Retinal Fetish Lighting Design (Phoebus Lighting)

Jason Aimee Gaudio

Apprentice Editor

Suzanne Geiger

Second 2nd Assistant Director

Michael Germain

Makeup Supervisor

Randy Gerston

Music Producer

Randy Gerston

Music Supervisor

Ellen Gessert

Assistant Location Manager

Thomas Giordano

Cables

Robert Gluck

Assistant Location Manager

Robert J Goldstein

Location Manager

Karen Goulekas

Digital Effects Supervisor

Lloyd Gowdy

Electrician

David S Grant

Post-Production Supervisor

Scott Guitteau

Assistant Sound Editor

Mike Gunther

Stunt Man (Lenny)

Walt Hadfield

Construction Coordinator

Jerry Hall

Digital Compositing Artist

Cynthia Hamilton

Associate Costume Designer

Dick Hancock

Stunt Man (Tex)

Roger Hanna

Driver

Rick Harris

Grip

Susan Hegarty

Ralph Fiennes' Dialect Coach

Pablo Helman

Digital Compositing Artist

Tory Herald

Casting Associate

Gilbert S Hernandez

Costumer

Craig Hill

Transportation Captain

Craig Hill

Transportation Captain

Lora Hirschberg

Re-Recording Mixer

Lora Hirschberg

Assistant Sound Designer

Sam Hoffman

Second 2nd Assistant Director

Gary Holland

Cables

Tim Holland

Sound Effects Editor

Deborah Hopper

Costume Supervisor

Leslie Huntley

Visual Effects Producer (Fantasy Ii)

Gary Jackemuk

Digital Artist

Steven Charles Jaffe

Producer

Tom Johnson

Re-Recording Mixer

Amy J Jupiter

Digital Effects Producer

Jeffrey Kalmus

Supervisor

Zoe Karatzaferis

Casting Associate

Lawrence Kasanoff

Executive Producer

Bob Keating

Special Thanks

Jamie Kehoe

Craft Service

Lisa Dennis Kennedy

Executive Assistant (To James Cameron (Dir))

James J Keyes

Rigging Gaffer

Larry L Keys

Electrician

Lilly Kilvert

Production Designer

Gil Koesters

Model Maker (Fantasy Ii)

James Krattinger

Electrician

Peter Kuchera

Production Assistant

Kevin Larosa

Helicopter Pilot

Josh Laurence

Computer Consultant

Al Laverde

Grip

Stevie Lazo

Production Assistant

Mary Helen Leasman

Foley Editor

Matthew F. Leonetti

Director Of Photography

Matthew Leonetti Jr

Production Assistant

Dan Levin

Audio Engineer

James Lima

Visual Effects Supervisor

Kara Lindstrom

Set Decorator

Scott Lingard

Special Effects Crew Member

Christine J. Lo

Digital Artist

Mary Lamar Mahler

Other

Dennis Marchant

Other

Michael Marcus

Graphic Design

Terry Marshall

Electrician

Tim Marshall

Best Boy Electrician

Barbara Mcbane

Dialogue Editor

Brian Mccarty

Music Playback

Jadi Mccurdy

Production Assistant

Patt Mccurdy

Assistant (To Kathryn Bigelow)

Peter Mckernan

Helicopter Pilot

Syd Mead

Other

Jason Meador

Production Assistant (Fantasy Ii)

Tony Meagher

Visual Effects Coordinator

Ellen Mirojnick

Costume Designer

Richard Monak

Special Effects Crew Member

Rick Montgomery

Extras Casting

Len Morganti

Storyboard Artist

David Moses

Art Department Assistant

David Moses

Art Assistant

Blake Moulin

Special Thanks

Todd Murata

Dga Trainee

J Michael Muro

Steadicam Operator

J Michael Muro

Main Unit Camera Operator

Dan Muscarella

Color Timer

Donald E Myers

Special Effects Foreman

Benedicte Naudin

Visual Effects Coordinator

Erik L Nelson

Property Master

Christopher S Nushawg

Assistant Art Director

Simon O'conner

Digital Artist

Shannon Leigh Olds

Visual Effects Editor

James Oliveri

Props Maker

Ethan Ormsby

Digital Compositing Artist

Richard Pagano

Casting

Michael Parker

Production Assistant

Randy Pearl

New Year'S Eve Footage (New York)

Patricia M Peters

Stunt Man (Faith)

Price Pethel

Creative Director Of Imaging

Philip C Pfeiffer

2nd Unit Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)

Susan Popovic

Assistant Sound Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
Días extraños
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Apple; Bang & Olufsen, Inc.; Birds & Animals Unlimited; CFI Hollywood; Cast Of Thousands; Casting Group; City of Los Angeles; Deluxe Motion Picture Catering; Digital Domain; Film L.A., Inc.; Gary Holland; J L Fisher Inc; J.L. Fisher, Inc.; Leonetti Company; Light Matters Inc; Lightstorm Entertainment; Los Angeles Mayor's Office For Motion Pictures; Moet et Chandon; NBC News; NT Audio; Nt Video; Pacific Title & Art Studio; RanchWorks Picture Show; Seiniger Advertising Group; Skywalker Sound; Thomas Giordano; UCLA Film & Television Archives; Video Images; Vista Group
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment; 20th Century Fox International; Central Film Verleih Gmbh; Jugendfilm
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 25m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Completed shooting October 11, 1994.

"The Feminine Eye" program celebrates New York Women in Film & Television's 20th anniversary.

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at New York Film Festival (Festival Centerpiece) September 29 - October 15, 1995.)

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at Venice Film Festival (Venetian Nights) August 30 - September 9, 1995.)

Released in United States 1999 (Shown in New York City (BAM Rose Cinema) as part of program "The Feminine Eye: Twenty Years of Women's Cinema" January 28 - February 7, 1999.)

Released in United States February 2010 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival (Special Presentation) February 4-14, 2010.)

Released in United States on Video April 2, 1996

Released in United States 1995

Released in United States 1999

Released in United States Fall October 8, 1995

Released in United States February 2010

Released in United States November 1995

Released in United States October 1995

Released in United States on Video April 2, 1996

Wide Release in United States October 13, 1995

Shown at London Film Festival (Opening Night) November 2-19, 1995.

Shown at Mill Valle Film Festival October 5-15, 1995.

Shown at New York Film Festival (Festival Centerpiece) September 29 - October 15, 1995.

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival (Special Presentation) February 4-14, 2010.

Shown at Venice Film Festival (Venetian Nights) August 30 - September 9, 1995.

Began shooting June 6, 1994.

Released in United States October 1995 (Shown at Mill Valle Film Festival October 5-15, 1995.)

Released in United States Fall October 8, 1995

Wide Release in United States October 13, 1995

Released in United States November 1995 (Shown at London Film Festival (Opening Night) November 2-19, 1995.)