What Dreams May Come

What Dreams May Come (1998)

After life there is more. The end is just the beginning.

  • Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
  • Release Date: 1998-10-02
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 2048 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 53min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: PolyGram Filmed Entertainment
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Vincent Ward
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Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the small chance that he will be able to bring her back to heaven.

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  • Robin Williams

    as Chris Nielsen
  • Cuba Gooding Jr.

    as Albert Lewis
  • Annabella Sciorra

    as Annie Collins-Nielsen
  • Max von Sydow

    as The Tracker
  • Jessica Brooks Grant

    as Marie Nielsen
  • Josh Paddock

    as Ian Nielsen
  • Rosalind Chao

    as Leona
  • Lucinda Jenney

    as Mrs. Jacobs
  • Maggie McCarthy

    as Stacey Jacobs
  • Wilma Bonet

    as Angie
  • Matt Salinger

    as Reverend Hanley
  • Carin Sprague

    as Best Friend Cindy
  • June Carryl

    as Woman in Car Accident
  • Werner Herzog

    as Face
  • Clara Thomas

    as Little Girl at Lake
  • Benjamin Brock

    as Little Boy at Lake
  • London Freeman

    as Kid by the Dock (uncredited)
  • Phaedra Neitzel

    as Angel (uncredited)
  • Tom O'Reilly

    as Devil (Hell Scene) (uncredited)
Production Heidi Levitt Casting
Production Monika Mikkelsen Casting Associate
Sound Bill Abbott Music Editor
Art Cindy Carr Set Decoration
Sound David Kneupper Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Scott Martin Gershin Sound Editor
Writing Ronald Bass Screenplay
Production Ronald Bass Executive Producer
Editing David Brenner Editor
Sound Bob Beher Sound Editor
Sound Michael Kamen Original Music Composer
Crew Roy Arbogast Special Effects Coordinator
Crew Jeff Habberstad Stunts
Crew Charles Croughwell Stunt Coordinator
Production Scott Kroopf Executive Producer
Production Ted Field Executive Producer
Directing Vincent Ward Director
Writing Richard Matheson Novel
Art John W. Micheletos Set Dresser
Camera Phil Bray Still Photographer
Sound Scott Kinzey Boom Operator
Lighting Robert E. 'Bobby' Powell Rigging Gaffer
Lighting Duane Robinson Key Rigging Grip
Production Nina Henninger Casting
Production Nina Henninger Location Casting
Art Mike Helbig Leadman
Sound Dino Dimuro Sound Editor
Crew Brian Smrz Stunts
Camera Eduardo Serra Director of Photography
Camera Anastas N. Michos Camera Operator
Costume & Make-Up Yvonne Blake Costume Design
Art Christian Wintter Art Direction
Crew Bob Yerkes Stunts
Editing Maysie Hoy Editor
Production Erica Huggins Executive Producer
Visual Effects Joel Hynek Visual Effects Supervisor
Art Dawn Swiderski Set Designer
Crew Tierre Turner Stunt Double
Crew Rosine 'Ace' Hatem Stunts
Crew Keith Woulard Stunts
Production Barnet Bain Producer
Production Stephen Deutsch Producer
Crew Russell Solberg Stunts
Sound Michael Keller Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Crew Merritt Yohnka Stunts
Crew Gilbert Rosales Stunts
Crew Dan Bell Stunts
Sound Patrick Cyccone Jr. Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound James Moriana Foley Artist
Costume & Make-Up Terry Baliel Hairstylist
Art Eugenio Zanetti Production Design
Art Jim Dultz Supervising Art Director
Crew Joey Anaya Stunts
Crew Gary Morgan Stunts
Sound Randy Singer Foley Mixer
Crew Debbie Evans Stunt Driver
Lighting Jack English Gaffer
Crew Clay Donahue Fontenot Stunts
Production Patricio M. Farrell Art Department Production Assistant
Camera Paul Sanchez First Assistant Camera
Costume & Make-Up Cindy J. Williams Key Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Barbara Lorenz Hairstylist
Sound Paul Timothy Carden Sound Editor
Sound Daryl B. Kell Music Editor
Visual Effects Jacques Levesque Digital Compositor
Crew Patrick J. Statham Stunts
Visual Effects Nicholas Brooks Visual Effects Supervisor
Sound Jon Title Sound Editor
Art Alicia Maccarone Set Designer
Sound Sarah Monat Foley Artist
Crew Wayne Nelson Transportation Coordinator
Camera Frank Masi Still Photographer
Crew Peter G. Travers CG Supervisor
Sound Peter Michael Sullivan Supervising Sound Editor
Crew Karen Ansel CG Supervisor
Sound Constance A. Kazmer ADR Editor
Crew Daniel P. Rosen Compositor
Crew Elise Ganz Studio Teacher
Visual Effects Kevin Scott Mack Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Audrey Chang VFX Editor
Sound Laura Harris Atkinson Dialogue Editor
Sound Jessica Gallavan ADR Supervisor
Visual Effects Brent Gilmartin Digital Compositor
Sound Chris Jargo ADR Supervisor
Sound Hector C. Gika Sound Editor
Crew Scott Sproule Stunts
Sound Laura Graham ADR Editor
Visual Effects Stuart Robertson Visual Effects Supervisor
Art Rodney Armanino Construction Coordinator
Sound Thomas O'Neil Younkman Assistant Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Fríða Aradóttir Key Hair Stylist
Camera Kim Marks Camera Operator
Sound Brent Brooks Music Editor
Production Kris Nicolau Additional Casting
Crew Michael Umble Unit Publicist
Crew Gregg Smrz Stunts
Sound Stephen Balliet Boom Operator
Crew Scott Gordon CG Supervisor
Art Erin Kemp Set Designer
Sound Simon Coke ADR Editor
Camera Jan Ruona Second Assistant Camera
Crew Liisa Cohen Stunts
Visual Effects Ellen Somers Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Ellen Somers Visual Effects Producer
Directing Carol DePasquale Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Carol Sadler Costume Supervisor
Sound Neal J. Anderson Dialogue Editor
Sound Dan M. Rich Dialogue Editor
Camera Mark Van Loon Steadicam Operator
Camera Patrick McArdle First Assistant Camera
Art Peter Bankins Property Master
Art Victoria Carlson Standby Painter
Sound Dawn Soler Music Supervisor
Production Chris Furia First Assistant Accountant
Sound Nelson Stoll Production Sound Mixer
Sound Mary Ruth Smith ADR Editor
Sound Patrick N. Sellers Sound Editor
Production Michelle Wright Executive In Charge Of Production
Visual Effects Ken Jones Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Sandra Germain CG Artist
Visual Effects Dean Wright Visual Effects Producer
Camera Don L. Henderson Dolly Grip
Sound Fred Runner Boom Operator
Sound Dean Drabin ADR Mixer
Crew Dane Farwell Stunts
Crew Graham Stumpf Post Production Supervisor
Production Gretchen van Zeebroeck Production Coordinator
Crew William Morts Stunts
Art Aric Lasher Set Designer
Sound David Novack ADR Mixer
Visual Effects James Reedy Special Effects Supervisor
Production Christine Bonnem Location Manager
Production Michael Pew Assistant Location Manager
Visual Effects Michael Van Himbergen Visual Effects Producer
Sound David W. Alstadter Foley Mixer
Visual Effects John Rauh Digital Compositor
Art Robert Butch Samarzich Greensman
Sound Stephen McLaughlin Scoring Mixer
Camera Richard Michalak Second Unit Director of Photography
Visual Effects Seth Lippman CG Artist
Visual Effects Bob Wiatr Digital Compositor
Visual Effects Carl Seibert Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Mike Schmitt 3D Supervisor
Visual Effects Keith Kolder CG Artist
Crew Kenneth Littleton Digital Effects Supervisor
Crew Lawrence Littleton Digital Effects Supervisor
Art Tomas Voth Supervising Art Director
Visual Effects David Crawford Digital Compositor
Costume & Make-Up Michael Becker Costumer
Camera Eric Amundsen Second Assistant Camera
Visual Effects Brandon McNaughton Digital Compositor
Crew Kelly Smrz Stunts
Camera Anne Lee Camera Loader
Visual Effects Patti Kuwaye Mauck Visual Effects Producer
Crew Joshua Rosen Visual Effects Art Director
Production Lorisa D. Francis Post Production Coordinator
Art Josh Fifarek Set Decoration
Crew Michael Anthony Mitchell Stunt Double
Crew Chase Allen Stunts
Crew Noby Arden Stunts
Crew Tammy Brady Conrad Stunts
Visual Effects Ann Monn Digital Compositor
Crew Darlene Ava Williams Stunts
Production Marci Graber Post Production Accountant
Visual Effects Brian Hanable Digital Compositor
Directing David Fudge Second Unit First Assistant Director
Production Maureen Stanton-Leveque Assistant Production Coordinator
Visual Effects Daryl Tucker VFX Artist