Bird on a Wire

Bird on a Wire (1990)

He’s every woman’s dream and one woman’s nightmare.

  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
  • Release Date: 1990-05-18
  • User Rating: 6.2/10 from 852 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 50min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: John Badham
star 6.2/10
From 852 Ratings


An FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years. Now an old flame has recognised him, and the bad guys are back for revenge.

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  • Mel Gibson

    as Richard "Rick" Jarmin
  • Goldie Hawn

    as Marianne Graves
  • David Carradine

    as Eugene Sorensen
  • Bill Duke

    as Albert Diggs
  • Stephen Tobolowsky

    as Joe Weyburn
  • Joan Severance

    as Rachel Varney
  • Harry Caesar

    as Marvin Larson
  • Jeff Corey

    as Lou Baird
  • Alex Bruhanski

    as Raun
  • John Pyper-Ferguson

    as Jamie
  • Clyde Kusatsu

    as Mr. Takawaki
  • Jackson Davies

    as Paul Bernard
  • Florence Paterson

    as Molly Baird
  • Tim Healy

    as Paul
  • Wes Tritter

    as Scottie
  • Lossen Chambers

    as Lossen
  • Ken Camroux-Taylor

    as Neff
  • Wendy Van Riesen

    as Secretary
  • Lesley Ewen

    as Night Receptionist
  • Robert Metcalfe

    as Dex
  • Kevin McNulty

    as Brad
  • Robert Thurston

    as Bank Teller
  • Brian Torpe

    as Bank Vice President
  • Oscar Goncalves

    as Bank Guard
  • Tim Price

    as Beggar
  • Oscar Ramos

    as Cop at Fire
  • Dan Zale

    as Fireman
  • Blu Mankuma

    as Plainclothesman
  • Christopher Judge

    as Cop at Cafe
  • Jon Garber

    as Nikita Knatz
  • Paul Jarrett

    as Carl Laemmle
  • James Kidnie

    as Underworld Boss
  • Kim Kondrashoff

    as Guard at Gate
  • Michel Barbe

    as Maitre d'
  • Maria Leone

    as Sales Clerk
  • Danny Wattley

    as Cement Worker
  • John Banovich

    as Mall Cop (uncredited)
Sound Hans Zimmer Original Music Composer
Production Mike Fenton Casting
Production Judy Taylor Casting
Editing Dallas Puett Editor
Production Ted Field Executive Producer
Art Rose Marie McSherry Production Design
Art Rose Marie McSherry Set Decoration
Writing David Seltzer Screenplay
Editing Frank Morriss Editor
Directing John Badham Director
Production Robert W. Cort Executive Producer
Production Rob Cohen Producer
Writing Louis Venosta Screenplay
Writing Louis Venosta Story
Production Louis Venosta Co-Producer
Writing Eric Lerner Screenplay
Writing Eric Lerner Story
Production Eric Lerner Co-Producer
Camera Robert Primes Director of Photography
Art Philip Harrison Production Design
Art Richard Hudolin Production Design
Art Richard Hudolin Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Eduardo Castro Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Eduardo Castro Costume Designer
Sound Rick Patton Sound Designer
Crew Mic Rodgers Stunts
Crew Mic Rodgers Stunt Coordinator
Crew Betty Thomas Quee Stunts
Crew Betty Thomas Quee Stunt Coordinator
Crew Ken Kirzinger Stunts
Crew Tony Morelli Stunts
Crew Melissa R. Stubbs Stunts
Production Matthew O'Connor Production Manager
Production Lynne Carrow Casting
Production Fitch Cady Co-Producer
Crew Kurt Bryant Stunts
Crew Mike Crestejo Stunts
Crew Jacob Rupp Stunts
Crew Brent Woolsey Stunts
Production Keith Rubinstein Associate Producer
Crew John Thomas Special Effects Coordinator
Crew Tom Glass Stunts
Camera Cyrus Block Camera Operator
Costume & Make-Up Debbie Douglas Costume Supervisor
Sound James Flamberg Music Editor
Crew Ernie Jackson Stunts
Camera John Clothier Camera Operator
Crew Cheryl Wheeler Duncan Stunts
Crew Jim Dunn Stunts
Directing Jean Bereziuk Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Sandy Cooper Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Wayne A. Finkelman Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Wendy Foster Set Costumer
Production Dana Satler Hankins Associate Producer
Art Bill Thumm Property Master
Directing Peter D. Marshall First Assistant Director
Production Lynda Gordon Casting
Crew Dawn Stofer-Rupp Stunts
Directing Rob Cohen Second Unit Director
Sound John Harling Boom Operator
Directing Craig P. Cathers Script Supervisor
Directing Robert L. Harman Script Supervisor
Crew Ronald Robinson Stunts
Crew Gene Heck Stunts