Only the Strong


1h 36m 1993

Brief Synopsis

A former Marine is hired to teach discipline to some of the rougher students in the Miami inner city school system.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Action
Drama
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Abelcine; Completion Bond Company Inc; Director'S Sound & Editorial Services Inc; Eagle Eye Post; Eastman Film; Eastman Kodak; Entertainment Partners; Miami Film Commission; Panavision, Ltd.; Sounds Great
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox International; Gaga Communications (Parent); Gussi Films; Metropolitan Filmexport; Rank Film Distributors Ltd
Location
Miami, Florida, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 36m

Synopsis

A former Marine is hired to teach discipline to some of the rougher students in the Miami inner city school system.

Cast

Mark Dacascos

Louis Stevens

Stacey Travis

Dianna

Geoffrey Lewis

Kerrigan

Paco Christian Prieto

Silverio

Todd Susman

Cochran

Jeffrey Anderson Gunter

Philippe - Jamaican Gang Leader

Richard Coca

Orlando

Roman Cardwell

Shay

Ryan Bollman

Donovan

Christian Klemash

Eddie

John Fionte

Cervantes

Joselito Santo

Javier

John Gregory Kasper

Coach Kasper

Phyllis Sukoff

Mrs Esposito

Antoni Corone

Green Baret Sergeant

Mellow Man Ace

Student Rapper

Felipe Savahge

1st Brazilian

Luis Esteban

2nd Brazilian

Jim Vickers

Police Sergeant

Mark Salem

1st Cop

Joann Dukes

Newscaster

David Luther

School Security Guard

Adeniri S Ajamu

Chief Ajamo

Alan R Jordan

Frank Dux

Welder

Tony Deleoni

1st Mechanic

Diego Perez

2nd Mechanic

Diane Fraind

1st Teacher

Henry Fraind

2nd Teacher

Salvador Levy

Cuban Coffee Drinker

Junior Biggs

Jamaican Dalear

Iseline Celestin

Haitian Woman

Donna Kimball

Donovan'S Mother

Steven G Menkin

Doctor

Stuart S Shapiro

John

Sergio Pereira

Silverio'S Bodyguard 1

Michael F Lagapa

Silerio'S Bodyguard 2

Ricky Amador

Brazilian Gang Member

Robert D Cortes

Brazilian Gang Member

Kevin J Fernandez

Brazilian Gang Member

Fernando Hoyos

Brazilian Gang Member

Jorge A Smith

Brazilian Gang Member

Steven Tarrago

Brazilian Gang Member

Tony Delano

Brazilian Gang Member

Gino Salvano

Brazilian Gang Member

Marq Withers

Philippe'S Bodyguard 1

Dwight D Woods

Jamaican Gang Member

Ernest Simmons

Jamaican Gang Member

Danny Downey

Capoeira Student

Ricky Do

Capoeira Student

Rigo Hernandez

Capoeira Student

Peter Kerwin

Capoeira Student

Jean Rony Nortelus

Capoeira Student

Elvis St Hilaire

Capoeira Student

Ricky Simon

Capoeira Student

Michael Kimling

Capoeira Student

Cesar Carnerio

Brazilian Capoeira Performer

Claudio Carnerio

Brazilian Capoeira Performer

Paulo Silva

Brazilian Capoeira Performer

Djalma Pereira

Brazilian Capoeira Performer

Claudio M A Guitierrez

Brazilian Capoeira Performer

Mark Dane

Leadman

Diego Ptrez

Crew

Allan S Abell

Electrician

Ilesa Anago Africa

Song Performer ("Ogum Drum Music")

Kristy Aitken

Wardrobe Supervisor

Christine Allen

Extras Casting Director Assistant

Julianna Arenson

Production Controller

Donn Aron

Film Editor

Rodney S Ascher

Storyboard Artist

Tom Bahr

Stunts

Karen Barber

Other

Walter Bedell

Driver

Eric Bergman

Post-Production Assistant

Chick Bernhardt

Stunts

Jerry Bertolami

Dolly Grip

Steven Betolatti

Electrician

Serapis Bey

Song Performer ("Paranaue" "Zoom-Zoom-Zoom")

King Black

Song ("Swang Da Funk")

Richard Borrego

Location Coordinator

Mirella Bove

Assistant Makeup Artist

Lewis Bowen

Other

Marcel Branch

Song Performer ("Only The Strong" (Paranaue Slight Return))

Marcel Branch

Song

Joe Bucaro

Stunts

Jimmy Busceme

Other

Steve Bushelman

Supervising Sound Editor

Michael Calabrese

Set Dresser

Claudio Carniero

Song ("Capoeira Song" (Brazillian Village))

Edward C Carr

Re-Recording Mixer

Rene Cathic

Assistant Accountant (Masong Music Staff)

Angelo P Cicero

Craft Service

Mike Clayton

Grip

Chris Cockroft

Driver

Judith Coffman

Extras Casting Director Assistant

Ben Coney

Transportation Captain

Dennis L Coulum

Driver

Larry W Crenshaw

Transportation Coordinator

M Crocker

Song ("Swang Da Funk")

Jose Cue

Grip

A Cuff

Song ("Miami Boyz")

Nicholas D'alleva

Assistant Production Coordinator

Charles Ruiz Decastilla

Location Manager

Annabel Delgado

Art Director

Patricia Delibero

Production Office Production Assistant

Dennis Deveaugh

Stunts

Alex Dominguez

Other

Danny Downey

Stunts

Danny Downey

Assistant (To Stunt Coordinator)

Jose Duarte

Head Scenic Artist

Stephen Durarte

Electrician

David Duttinger

Driver

Frank Dux

Stunt Coordinator

Frank Dux

Fight Choreographer; Stunts

Daniel Eccleston

Electrician

Alex Edlin

Stunts

Patrice Ellison

Other

Lisle Engle

Sound Effects Editor

Kelly Erin

Other

Luis Esteban

Screenwriter

Michael Feder

Production Office Production Assistant

Patricia Field

Costume Designer

Ronnie Foster

Other

Ronnie Foster

Synthesizer Programming

Henry Fraind

Thanks

Corey Franklin

Vocals ("Donovan'S Mix")

Nancy Furst

Assistant (To Producers)

Lou Fusaro

Unit Production Manager

Andy Futo

Electrician

Michael J Gallagher

Electrician

Brad Gilderman

Additional Mixer (The Enterprise)

Todd Goddard

Assistant (To Stuart S Shapiro & Steven G Menken)

J D Grabski

Assistant Chef

Macrissa K Grabski

Assistant Chef

B Graham

Song ("Miami Boyz")

James Joseph Green

Dolly Grip

Matt Green

Sound Effects Editor

Wendell Green

Song Producer ("Only The Strong" (Paranaue Slight Return) "Enter The Dojo" "Comin' Together"), Songs ("Only The Strong" "Comin' Together")

Jacqui Greenhill

Wardrobe Costume

Max E Groso

Set Production Assistant

Melissa A Grosvenor

Other

Charles Guanci

Props Master

John Guss

Key Set Production Assistant

Samuel Hadida

Producer

Victor Hadida

Executive Producer

Benjamin Hall

Grip

James Paul Hapsas

2nd Assistant Director

Michael J Harker

Post-Production Supervisor

Isabel Harkins

Key Makeup Artist

J Mark Harrington

Production Designer

James Harris

Construction Foreman

Joe Hess

Stunts

Erin Hopkins

Apprentice Editor

John Hynes

Camera Loader

Robert Ingram

Electrician

Pete Jackson

Other

Ellen Jacoby

Extras Casting Director Assistant

M Johnson

Song ("Swang Da Funk")

Perry Jones

Rigging Grip

Ross Jones

Bestboy Grip

Thomas Jones

Dialogue Editor

Alan R Jordan

Stunts

Greg Kasper

Key Grip

Robin Katz

Music Editor

Elayne Keratsis

Production Supervisor

Mike Kirton

Stunts

Jerry Kitz

Titles And Opticals

Jamie Klein

Electrician

Michael Klimchak

1st Assistant Camera

Robert Kopp

Swing Gang

Robert J Lacey

Props

David Lang

1st Assistant B Camera

Patricia Lauriet

Other

Eric D Lawrence

Assistant Hairstylist

Peter Leiss

Unit Stills Photographer

Shane Lemar

Stunts

Sheldon Lettich

Screenwriter

Iki Levy

Song Producer ("Only The Strong" (Paranaue Slight Return) "Enter The Dojo" "Comin' Together"), Songs

Donald Likovich

Apprentice Editor

Rita Lipof

Accounting Assistant

Henri Lopez

Sound Mixer

Henri Lopez

Boom Operator

Francisco A Loureda

Stunts

Ben Lowe

Grip

Hilton Luciano Iii

Graffiti Artist

David Luther

Other

Scott Lynch

Dialogue Editor

Artie Malesci

Stunt Coordinator

Artie Malesci

Stunts

Mary Marder

Assistant Adr Editor

Alan Markfield

Unit Stills Photographer

Richard Marx

Supervising Adr Editor

Harvey Mason

Synthesizer Programming

Harvey Mason

Other

Harvey Mason

Music

Heather Mason

Personal Assistant (Masong Music Staff)

Patrick Mccain

Song Performer ("Only The Strong" (Paranaue Slight Return))

Patrick Mccain

Song

Michael J Mccarthy

Craft Service

John Mcgowan

1st Assistant Camera

Michael P. Mcgowan

Camera Operator

Steven G Menkin

Producer

Mike Mertens

Color Timer

Timothy Metivier

2nd Assistant B Camera

Michael Metzel

Construction Coordinator

Derek E Miller

Electrician

Derrick Mitchell

Apprentice Editor

Jeff Moldovan

Stunts

Kai Morbey

Electrician

Mary Morgan

Location Consultant

Leonard Morpurgo

Other

L Muggerud

Song ("Babalu Bad Boy")

Marty Mullin

Other

Don Murray

Mixer (The Enterprise)

Julie Offer

1st Assistant Editor

Paul Olson

Electrician

Gigi Otero

Unit Publicist

Diego Ptrez

Stunts

Robert Paisley

Stunts

Anthony Pani

Driver

Dennis Patterson

Re-Recording Mixer

Richard P Pecora

Driver

Edward J Pei

Director Of Photography

Berchisman Pena

Driver

Diego Perez

Stunts

Earl Perque

Electrician

Earl Perque

Electrician

Barbara Peterson

Other

Arnold G Pouch

Electrician

Susana Preston

Script Supervisor

Paco Christian Prieto

Assistant Fight Choreographer

Patricia Quintero

Assistant (To Conrad L Ricketts)

Jennifer Radzkowski

Location Production Accountant

Paul Ratajczak

Re-Recording Mixer

Mitch Reeves

Grip

Charles Register

Electrician

U Reyes

Song ("Babalu Bad Boy")

Conrad L Ricketts

Supervising Producer

Barbara Riley

Negative Cutter

Cheyene Rivera

Stunts

Christopher Robbins

Electrician

Christopher Robbins

Electrician

Kao Rossman

Song Producer ("Donovan'S Mix" "Paranue" "Zoom-Zoom-Zoom" "Olele, O'Lala"), Songs ("Donovan'S Mix" "Paranue" "Zoom-Zoom-Zoom")

David A Roth

Other

Bob Rothe

Electrician

Ron Russell

Stunts

Vivian Russo

Other

Robert R Rutledge

Post-Production Sound Service

Robert R Rutledge

Supervising Sound Editor

Joan Ryan

Other

Edvardo Rene Sanchez

Stunts

Gaston M Santiso

Apprentice Editor

Joselito Santo

Capoeira Fight Choreographer

Harvey Conrad Sarner

Post-Production Accountant

Felipe Savahge

Stunts

Skip Schields

Set Dresser

John Schmit

Assistant Mixer (The Enterprise)

Shaun Schroeder

Driver

Gary Schwab

Grip

Tom Scurry

Dialogue Editor

Stephen Semel

Editor

Norto Sepulveda

Adr Editor

Stuart Shapiro

Song Producer ("Paranue"), Songs ("Donovan'S Mix" "Paranue")

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Action
Drama
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Abelcine; Completion Bond Company Inc; Director'S Sound & Editorial Services Inc; Eagle Eye Post; Eastman Film; Eastman Kodak; Entertainment Partners; Miami Film Commission; Panavision, Ltd.; Sounds Great
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox International; Gaga Communications (Parent); Gussi Films; Metropolitan Filmexport; Rank Film Distributors Ltd
Location
Miami, Florida, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 36m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video February 16, 1994

Released in United States Summer August 27, 1993

Began shooting October 26, 1992.

Completed shooting December 21, 1992.

Released in United States on Video February 16, 1994

Released in United States Summer August 27, 1993