The Avengers


1h 29m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Mrs. Emma Peel and John Steed are spies who work for the secret branch of the British government called The Ministry. They are called in to investigate Prospero, a plot to blackmail Britain by controlling the weather. Emma Peel is suspected of being involved but it is discovered that she has a double who works for the real baddie, Sir August de Wynter. He threatens to freeze Britain, at one point unleashing a blizzard on Trafalgar Square.

Film Details

Also Known As
Avengers, Hämnarna, Los Vengadores
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Action
Adaptation
Comedy
Fantasy
Spy
Thriller
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Cinesite Europe, Ltd.; Framestore Cfc; Imaginary Forces; Jerry Weintraub Productions; The Mill; Warner Bros. Pictures
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD); Sam Film; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Synopsis

Mrs. Emma Peel and John Steed are spies who work for the secret branch of the British government called The Ministry. They are called in to investigate Prospero, a plot to blackmail Britain by controlling the weather. Emma Peel is suspected of being involved but it is discovered that she has a double who works for the real baddie, Sir August de Wynter. He threatens to freeze Britain, at one point unleashing a blizzard on Trafalgar Square.

Crew

Andrew Ackland-snow

Art Director

Jeff Atmajian

Original Music

Mick Audsley

Editor

Burt Bacharach

Song ("Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head")

Helen Ball

2-D Digital Artist (The Magic Model Company)

Stephen Barker

Post-Production Supervisor

Steve Begg

Effects Animation Design (The Magic Model Company)

Peter Bennett

Assistant Director (2nd Unit)

Erica Bensley

Production Coordinator

Alex Bicknell

Digital Effects Producer

Ian Biggs

Supervisor

Tony Bishop

Scenic Artist

Nigel Blake

Supervisor

Terry Blyther

Location Manager

Marc Boyle

Stunt Coordinator

Max Brown

Assistant Director

David Budd

Camera Operator (2nd Unit)

Andy Caine

Song ("Storm")

Angus Cameron

Supervisor

Charles Cash

3-D Computer Animation

Dave Child

3-D Computer Animation

Michael Connell

Supervising Music Editor

Patsy Cook

Song ("Storm")

Nik Cooper

Special Effects Technician (The Magic Model Company)

Gary Coulter

Model Animator (The Magic Model Company)

Stuart Craig

Production Designer

Kenny Crouch

Wardrobe Supervisor

Tracey Curtis

Supervisor

Hal David

Song ("Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head")

Nick Davis

Visual Effects Supervisor

Alexandra Day

Visual Effects Coordinator

Max Dennison

Model Artist (The Magic Model Company)

Marius Devries

Song ("Storm")

Marius Devries

Music Supervisor

Catherine Duncan

Production Coordinator

Susan Ekins

Executive Producer

Chris Elliott

Song ("Storm")

Nicholas Feldman

Song

Susie Figgis

Casting

Suzie Ford

Production Manager (The Magic Model Company)

Caroline Garrett

Model Animator (The Magic Model Company)

Chris George

3-D Computer Animation

Chris Gibbons

Digital Compositor

Dan Glass

Cg Lead Animator (The Computer Film Company)

Jose Granell

Production Supervisor (Model Unit/The Magic Model Company)

John Grant

Film Scanning/Recording (The Magic Model Company)

Thomas Guard

Assistant Director

Mark Harris

Art Director

Harvey Harrison

Dp/Cinematographer

Harvey Harrison

2nd Unit Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)

Keith Hatcher

Location Manager

William Hobbs

Swordfight Arranger

Chris Holmes

Song ("Solve My Problems Today")

Mark Holmes

Wardrobe Master

Lubo Hristov

Art Director

Robin Huffer

2-D Digital Artist (The Magic Model Company)

Antony Hunt

Model/Visual Effects Producer (The Magic Model Company)

Andrew Jeffery

Other

Laurie Johnson

Song ("The Avengers Theme")

Matthew Johnson

Digital Compositor

Peter Joly

Supervising Sound Editor

Grace Jones

Song Performer ("Storm")

Ken Kittens

Special Effects Technician (The Magic Model Company)

Carol Kupisz

Graphic Designer

Michael Lamont

Art Director

Neil Lamont

Supervising Art Director

Simon Lamont

Art Director (2nd Unit)

Sharon Lark

Visual Effects Producer (The Computer Film Company)

Jane Lewis

Wardrobe Mistress

Brian Liesegang

Song ("Solve My Problems Today")

Katherine Lofting

Model Coordinator (The Magic Model Company)

Roger Lofting

Model/Visual Effects Producer (The Magic Model Company)

Danny Longhurst

Dialogue Editor

Don Macpherson

Screenwriter

David Man

Digital Compositor

Sharon Mansfield

Script Supervisor (2nd Unit)

Paolo Mantini

Key Hairstylist

Chris Martin

Supervisor

Adam Mcinnes

Model Animator (The Magic Model Company)

Stephenie Mcmillan

Set Decorator

Joel Mcneely

Original Music

Joel Mcneely

Composer & Conductor

Joel Mcneely

Music

Jacqui Mitchell

Special Effects Technician (The Magic Model Company)

John Morgan

Camera Operator (The Magic Model Company)

Christopher Mullane

Assistant Director

Shawn Murphy

Music Score Recordist

Michael Murray

Production Manager (2nd Unit)

Terry Needham

Assistant Director

Alison O'brien

Visual Effects Producer (The Computer Film Company)

Daniel Parker

Key Makeup Artist

Craig Pettigrew

Music Editor

Daniel Pettipher

Supervisor

David Poole

Special Effects Workshop Supervisor (The Magic Model Company)

Anthony Powell

Costume Designer

Roger Pratt

Dp/Cinematographer

Roger Pratt

Director Of Photography

Simon Ransley

Camera Operator

Adrian Rhodes

Sound Effects Editor

Adrian Rhodes

Re-Recording Mixer

Denis Rich

Storyboard Artist

Peter Robertson

Camera Operator

Sarah Robinson

Production Coordinator (The Magic Model Company)

Sue Rowe

Supervisor

Robbie Scott

Supervisor

Roy Scott

Supervisor

David Slonaker

Original Music

Michael Prestwood Smith

Re-Recording Mixer

Adam Somner

Assistant Director

Eddie Stacey

Stunt Coordinator (2nd Unit)

Nigel Stone

Dp/Cinematographer

Nigel Stone

Director Of Photography (The Magic Model Company)

Peter Taylor

Camera Operator (2nd Unit)

Gerry Toomey

Unit Production Manager

Niki Wakefield

Supervisor

Jerry Weintraub

Producer

Paul Whybrow

2nd Unit Coordinator (2nd Unit) (Mill Film Limited/Special Visual Effects)

David S Williams

Digital Compositor

Joss Williams

Special Effects Supervisor (Mill Film Limited/Special Visual Effects)

Ian Wilson

Foley Editor

Ian Wingrove

2nd Unit Coordinator (2nd Unit) (Mill Film Limited/Special Visual Effects)

Clive Winter

Production Sound Mixer

Bruce Woolley

Song ("Storm")

Russ Woolnough

Visual Effects Editor

Anna Worley

Script Supervisor

Tony Wright

Storyboard Artist

Film Details

Also Known As
Avengers, Hämnarna, Los Vengadores
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Action
Adaptation
Comedy
Fantasy
Spy
Thriller
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Cinesite Europe, Ltd.; Framestore Cfc; Imaginary Forces; Jerry Weintraub Productions; The Mill; Warner Bros. Pictures
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD); Sam Film; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video December 29, 1998

Released in United States Summer August 14, 1998

The popular British television series "The Avengers," starring Patrick Macnee and Diana Rigg, ran from 1961-1969 and aired in the United States from 1966-1969.

Began shooting June 2, 1997.

Completed shooting September 30, 1997.

Released in United States Summer August 14, 1998

Released in United States on Video December 29, 1998