Rollie Tyler (Brown) is the best special effects artist in showbiz. But this time it's not the studios seeking him out…it's the Justice Department. His assignment: to stage the assassination of an important underworld witness. And after he pulls the illusion off -- making the informant disappear -- Rollie is dumbfounded to learn that he's being pinned for the murder! Double-crossed and now hunted by those who hired him, Rollie quickly learns that he can trust no one…and that the only thing left that can save his life is his unequaled mastery of illusion!

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F/X (1986)

R

Action/Suspense/Thriller · 1h 49m · 6/13/2000

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Special effetcs are his life...and his death?

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Rollie Tyler (Brown) is the best special effects artist in showbiz. But this time it's not the studios seeking him out…it's the Justice Department. His assignment: to stage the assassination of an important underworld witness. And after he pulls the illusion off -- making the informant disappear -- Rollie is dumbfounded to learn that he's being pinned for the murder! Double-crossed and now hunted by those who hired him, Rollie quickly learns that he can trust no one…and that the only thing left that can save his life is his unequaled mastery of illusion!

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Orion Pictures, Dodi Fayed - Jack Wiener

Budget

$10,000,000

Revenue

$20,603,715
Part Of
Cast
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Bryan Brown

Roland 'Rollie' Tyler
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Brian Dennehy

Lt. Leo McCarthy
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Diane Venora

Ellen
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Cliff De Young

Lipton
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Mason Adams

Col. Mason
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Jerry Orbach

Nicholas DeFranco
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Joe Grifasi

Mickey
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Martha Gehman

Andy
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Roscoe Orman

Capt. Wallenger
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Trey Wilson

Lt. Murdoch
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Tom Noonan

Varrick
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Paul D'Amato

Gallagher
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Jossie DeGuzman

Marisa Velez (as Jossie deGuzman)
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Jean De Baer

Whitemore
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M'el Dowd

Joyce Lehman (Miss Lehman) (as M'eL Dowd)
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Tim Gallin

William J. Adams
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Patrick Stack

Sgt. Littauer
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John Doumanian

The director
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Ray Iannicelli

Charlie
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Ed Crowley

Ballistics expert (as Edward Crowley)
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Gibby Brand

Reporter #1
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Jim Elliott

Car pound attendant
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Christopher Curry

Mitchell
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Jim Lovelett

McCoy (as James Lovelett)
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George Kodisch

Capt. Tolosa
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Jim Cordes

Capt. Watts
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Richard Hayes

State Trooper #1
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Christopher McHale

State Trooper #2
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James Pickens Jr.

Ambulance driver
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Michael Fischetti

State Police chief
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Angela Bassett

TV reporter
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Yolanda Lloyd

Receptionist
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Marvin Beck

Medical Examiner
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John McLoughlin

Hospital State Trooper
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Jim Babchak

Trooper #3
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Bernie Friedman

Bum
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Drummond Erskine

Boathouse guard
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Joe Pentangelo

Police officer (as Joseph Pentangelo)
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Gerald Campbell

Doctor
Crew
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Robert Mandel

Director
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Robert T. Megginson

Writer
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Gregory Fleeman

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

F/X

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

6/9/2015

Disc Title Front Cover

F/X

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

2/1/2022

Disc Title Front Cover

F/X

(DVD, Clamshell)

12/11/2012

Disc Title Front Cover

F/X

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

6/13/2000

Disc Title Front Cover

F/X

(DVD)

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