True Lies


2h 21m 1994

Brief Synopsis

Marital problems plague an international spy who works for Omega Sector, a top-secret government agency charged with the intervention of nuclear terrorism.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Action
Spy
Adaptation
Release Date
1994
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Miami, Florida, USA; Washington, DC, USA; Key West, Florida, USA; Lake Tahoe, California, USA; Washington, DC, USA; Newport, Rhode Island, USA; San Diego, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 21m

Synopsis

Marital problems plague an international spy who works for Omega Sector, a top-secret government agency charged with the intervention of nuclear terrorism.

Crew

Victor Abbene

Lighting Technician

Sade Adu

Song

Jon Aghassian

Wrangler

Jeremy Aiello

Art Department

Kenny Alexander

Stunts

Nicholas Allen

Boom Operator

Willy Allen

Foley Editor

Fran Allgood

Set Costumer

Harry J Alpert

Motion Control

Jay Amor

Stunts

David Anderberg

Grip

Erik Anderson

Other

Tony Anderson

Best Boy Grip

James Anka

Visual Effects

Allan Apone

Puppeteer

Giorgio Armani

Other

Al Arthur

Animator

Leroy Asbourne

Song

James Ashwill

Foley Artist

Christopher Assells

Sound Effects Editor

Stephanie Austin-thaler

Producer

Lisa Aycock

Visual Effects

Paul Babin

Camera Operator

Bobby Bass

Stunts

Robert Batha

Assistant Sound Editor

Jack Bauer

Grip

Gregg Baxter

Sound Editor

Marshal Lee Bayles

Driver

Ben Beaird

Grip

Mat Beck

Photography

Bob Beemer

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Bob Beher

Foley Editor

Suzanne Berger

Technical Director

Joe Bernal

Stunts

William Betts

Other

Jeremy Bishop

Other

Kai Blomberg

Swing Gang

Kirk Bloom

Camera Assistant

Brent Boates

Storyboard Artist

Daniel Boccoli

Production Assistant

Walter Bockelman

Other

Pete Bordeleau

Other

Tim Boyle

Other

Steve Boyum

Stunts

Drew Bracken

Production

Anderson Chet Bradshaw

Other

Richard M. Brasic

Driver

Tony Brazas

Driver

Susannah Brengel

Production Accountant

Ryan Brewer

Other

Alan Broberg

Driver

Jerry Broeckert

Other

Shawn J. Broes

Editor

Kristie Brown

Assistant Production Coordinator

Marc Brown

Visual Effects

Pete Brown

Song

Kevin Brubaker

Assistant Location Manager

Jack Bruce

Song

John Bruno

Visual Effects Supervisor

John Bryant

Carpenter

Erica Bryce

Stunts

Derlin Brynford-jones

Other

William Buckingham

Grip

Conrad Buff

Editor

Michael Burmeister

Location Manager

Patrick Burn

Location Scout

David L Butler

Photography

Bruce Byall

Best Boy

Lori Byers

Production Coordinator

Patton Howell Caldwell Iv

Assistant Director

James Cameron

Screenplay

James Cameron

Producer

Lloyd Campbell

Driver

Allen Cappuccilli

Editor

Jack Carpenter

Stunts

Russell Carpenter

Director Of Photography

Cindy Carr

Set Decorator

Giovanni Casalenuovo

Other

Donald R Casella

Transportation Coordinator

M Dominic Cetani

Other

Marcus S Cetani

Other

Mike Chambers

Visual Effects

Audrey Chang

Camera

Doug Chartier

Dolly Grip

Teresa Cheng

Visual Effects

Daniel Chuba

Visual Effects

Kyeng-im Chung

Visual Effects

Edward J Chupinski

Grip

Eric Clapton

Song

Miles Clayton

Other

Ron Cobb

Other

Steve Cohagan

Electrician

Clayton Collins

Sound Effects Editor

Les Collins

Other

Tim Collins

Grip

Michael D Combs

Other

Susan Conradi

Accounting Assistant

Thomas M Conroy

Graphics

Kathleen Conway

Stand-In

Michael P Cook

Sound Effects Editor

Aliza Corson

Animator

Christopher Cowan

Visual Effects

James Crafton

Other

Tom Cranham

Visual Effects

Richard Crompton

Grip

Wally Crowder

Stunts

David Crowther

Apprentice

John Cucci

Foley Artist

Paddy Cullen

Production Supervisor

Sean Cunningham

Visual Effects

Donna Cushing

Caterer

Robin L D'arcy

Producer

Max Daniels

Stunts

John Dardis

Electrician

Steve M Davison

Stunts

Jeff Dawn

Makeup Supervisor

Sandy De Crescent

Music Contractor

Julian De La Pena

Best Boy

Daniel Defabio

Production Assistant

Brian Delaney

Production Assistant

Craig Dellinger

Adr Editor

Aaron Dem

Production Coordinator

Pamela Dennis

Special Thanks To

Brad Denton

Other

Kim Derry

Special Effects

Sean Dever

Animator

Feliciano Digiorgio

Visual Effects

Dino Dimuro

Sound Effects Editor

Gary Dionne

Driver

Jamie Dixon

Visual Effects Supervisor

James R Donahue

Production

Crystal Dowd

Effects Coordinator

Jason Dowdeswell

Technical Director

John J. Downey

Special Effects

Miller Drake

Editor

Gilbert Draper

Visual Effects

Christopher Duddy

Visual Effects

Rickley W Dumm

Adr

Doug Duval

Driver

Rome Duval

Props

Richard Dwan

Dialogue Editor

Pamela Easley

Associate Producer

Todd Egan

Adr

Jonathan Egstad

Visual Effects

Leslie Ekker

Miniatures

Paul Elliott

Puppeteer

Gary Elmore

Other

Wallace Emery

Other

Kenny Endoso

Stunts

Bobby Enriquez

Driver

Heidi Erl

Assistant Production Coordinator

Steve Eustace

Props

Anders Falk

Video

Peter Farson

Animator

Alan Faucher

Visual Effects

John Ferrari

Visual Effects

Leigh Fettelberg

Camera Assistant

Brad Fiedel

Music Arranger

Brad Fiedel

Music

John R Fifer

Puppeteer

Raffaella Filipponi

Visual Effects

Mali Finn

Casting

Robert M Fischer

Grip

Paula Fisher

Special Effects

Scott R. Fisher

Special Effects Coordinator

Thomas L. Fisher

Special Effects Coordinator

Carol Flaisher

Location Manager

Michael Fleming

Technical Director

Patrick J. Foley

Dialogue Editor

Steven Forbes

Other

Robert Foulkes

Assistant Location Manager

Bill Fredricks

Other

Michael J Frick

Production Assistant

Jammie Friday

Visual Effects

Jenny Fulle

Visual Effects

Fred Gabrielli

Caterer

Gig Gagnon

Effects Coordinator

Carlos Gardel

Song

Robert Garrett

Audio

Laurie George

Visual Effects

Scott Gershin

Sound Effects Editor

Randy Gerston

Music Supervisor

Nerses Gezalyan

Foley Artist

B Gibb

Song

M Gibb

Song

R Gibb

Song

Julia Gibson

Visual Effects

Lance Gilbert

Stunts

Troy Gilbert

Stunts

Roy Gittens

Electrician

Mark Goldblatt

Editor

Shaun Goldsmith

Electrician

Ronald D. Goldstein

Special Effects

Henry Gonzales

Visual Effects

Raymond Gonzales

Electrician

Michael Gooch

Other

Manroy Goode

Special Effects

Thomas A Gordon

Transportation Captain

Karen Goulekas

Visual Effects

Mandie Green

Production Assistant

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Action
Spy
Adaptation
Release Date
1994
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Miami, Florida, USA; Washington, DC, USA; Key West, Florida, USA; Lake Tahoe, California, USA; Washington, DC, USA; Newport, Rhode Island, USA; San Diego, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 21m

Award Nominations

Best Visual Effects

1994

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for the 1994 British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Special Effects.

Nominated for the 1994 Golden Reel Award by the Motion Picture Sound Editors.

Nominated for the Cinema Audio Society's 1994 best sound award.

Winner of the 1994 American Comedy Award for Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Jamie Lee Curtis).

Released in United States Summer July 15, 1994

Released in United States on Video January 11, 1995

Released in United States September 1994

Shown at Venice Film Festival (Venetian Nights) September 1-12, 1994.

A remake of Claude Zidi's "La Totale!" (France/1991), starring Thierry Lhermitte and Miou-Miou.

Under Golden Harvest and UIP's recent agreement with the Vietnamese government's distribution monopoly, FaFilm Vietnam Co., "True Lies" will become the first Hollywood film to receive official distribution in Vietnam since the end of the war in 1975.

Completed shooting March 26, 1994.

Lightstorm Entertainment is James Cameron's production company.

Began shooting August 25, 1993.

Released in United States Summer July 15, 1994

Released in United States on Video January 11, 1995

Released in United States September 1994 (Shown at Venice Film Festival (Venetian Nights) September 1-12, 1994.)