Ransom (1996)

Someone is going to pay.

  • Genre: Action, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1996-11-08
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 1681 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 1min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Touchstone Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Ron Howard
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When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.

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  • Mel Gibson

    as Tom Mullen
  • Rene Russo

    as Katherine Mullen
  • Gary Sinise

    as Det. Jimmy Shaker
  • Delroy Lindo

    as Agent Lonnie Hawkins
  • Lili Taylor

    as Maris
  • Brawley Nolte

    as Sean Mullen
  • Liev Schreiber

    as Clark Barnes
  • Donnie Wahlberg

    as Cubby Barnes
  • Evan Handler

    as Miles Roberts
  • Nancy Ticotin

    as Agent Kimba Welch
  • Michael Gaston

    as Agent Jack Sickler
  • Kevin Neil McCready

    as Agent Paul Rhodes
  • José Zúñiga

    as David Torres
  • Dan Hedaya

    as Jackie Brown
  • Allen Bernstein

    as Bob Stone
  • Paul Guilfoyle

    as Wallace
  • Iraida Polanco

    as Fatima
  • John Ortiz

    as Roberto
  • A.J. Benza

    as Reporter Guest
  • Peter Anthony Tambakis

    as Nelson
  • Daniel May Wong

    as Agent Sam
  • Donna Hanover

    as News Reporter
  • Anton Evangelista

    as FBI Agent
  • Joe Bacino

    as Cop #1
  • Carl S. Redding

    as Cop #2
  • James Georgiades

    as Cop #3
  • Christian Maelen

    as Cop #4
  • David Vadim

    as Cop #5
  • Michael Countryman

    as Bank Manager
  • Cheryl Howard

    as Science Fair Coordinator
  • James Ritz

    as Science Fair Judge
  • Craig 'Radioman' Castaldo

    as Radioman
  • Joseph Badalucco Jr.

    as Liquor Store Cop
  • Dell Maara

    as Liquor Store Perp
  • Mike Hodge

    as Man at Party
  • Mick O'Rourke

    as FBI SWAT Team #1
  • Henry Kingi Jr.

    as FBI SWAT Team #2
  • Roy Farfel

    as FBI SWAT Team #3
  • Lex D. Geddings

    as FBI SWAT Sniper
  • Todd Hallowell

    as Don Campbell
Camera Christopher Norr Second Assistant Camera
Production Brian Grazer Producer
Sound James Horner Original Music Composer
Production Janet Hirshenson Casting
Writing Richard Price Screenplay
Production Scott Rudin Producer
Production Jane Jenkins Casting
Crew Manny Siverio Stunts
Sound Don Davis Orchestrator
Sound Anthony J. Ciccolini III Supervising Sound Editor
Directing Ron Howard Director
Production Todd Hallowell Executive Producer
Directing Todd Hallowell Second Unit Director
Directing Aldric La'Auli Porter First Assistant Director
Editing Daniel P. Hanley Editor
Editing Mike Hill Editor
Costume & Make-Up Rita Ryack Costume Design
Art Michael Corenblith Production Design
Directing William M. Connor Second Assistant Director
Crew Jophery C. Brown Stunts
Camera David M. Dunlap Second Unit Director of Photography
Crew Andy Duppin Stunts
Art John Kasarda Art Direction
Art Susan Bode Tyson Set Decoration
Directing Joe Burns Second Unit First Assistant Director
Sound Dan Sable Sound Effects Editor
Sound Lynn Sable Assistant Sound Editor
Crew Mic Rodgers Stunts
Production Carl Clifford Unit Production Manager
Writing Alexander Ignon Screenplay
Camera Piotr Sobociński Director of Photography
Production Beth Bowling Casting Assistant
Art Ellen Christiansen Assistant Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Anita Gibson Makeup Artist
Production Amy McIntyre Britt Casting Assistant
Crew Al Cerullo Pilot
Production Jan Foster Location Manager
Sound Danny Michael Sound Mixer
Sound Andrew Schmetterling Boom Operator
Production Karen E. Etcoff Extras Casting
Production Deborah Parker Assistant Location Manager
Crew Bill Anagnos Stunts
Crew Don Picard Stunts
Sound Suzana Peric Music Editor
Crew Peter Epstein Stunts
Camera Lorey Sebastian Still Photographer
Camera Larry McConkey Steadicam Operator
Crew Keith Leon Williams Stunts
Crew Alan D. Purwin Pilot
Crew Jim Lovelett Stunts
Crew David S. Lomax Stunts
Art Lauren Buckley Art Department Coordinator
Production Liz Newman Production Coordinator
Crew Jeff Ward Stunt Coordinator
Crew Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc Pilot
Costume & Make-Up Susan A. Cabral Makeup Artist
Art Carlos A. Menéndez Assistant Art Director
Costume & Make-Up William A. Campbell Wardrobe Supervisor
Art Diana Burton Assistant Property Master
Art Tommy Allen Property Master
Sound Louis Cerborino Dialogue Editor
Costume & Make-Up Carl Fullerton Makeup Artist
Sound Douglas Murray ADR Recordist
Sound Douglas Murray Foley Recordist
Camera Bruce MacCallum Camera Operator
Directing Eva Z. Cabrera Script Supervisor
Editing Glenn Allen Assistant Editor
Editing Richard Friedlander Assistant Editor
Art Richard Hebrank Key Construction Grip
Sound Louis Bertini Foley Editor
Crew Wilfred Caban Special Effects Assistant
Sound Jim Henrikson Supervising Music Editor
Crew Julie Kuehndorf Unit Publicist
Art Anthony Dunne Construction Coordinator
Sound Daniel Pagan Assistant Sound Editor
Production Michelle Morrissey Production Supervisor
Sound Thomas A. Gulino Dialogue Editor
Sound Bitty O'Sullivan-Smith Dialogue Editor
Sound Bob Olari Sound Recordist
Sound Rick Dior Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Bob Chefalas Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Harry Peck Bolles ADR Editor
Art Dave Weinman Leadman
Sound Lisa J. Levine Supervising ADR Editor
Crew Cheryl Wheeler Duncan Stunts
Crew Gregg Smrz Stunts
Costume & Make-Up William A. Farley Hairstylist
Sound Jason Canovas Sound Effects Editor
Costume & Make-Up Allen Weisinger Key Makeup Artist
Art Beth Kuhn Assistant Art Director
Crew Tim Gallin Stunts
Sound Kathy Nelson Music Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Joseph Coscia Key Hair Stylist
Costume & Make-Up Kareen Boursier Hairstylist
Production Miriam Schapiro Assistant Production Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Anne Gorman Key Costumer
Sound Paul J. Zydel ADR Mixer
Sound Paul J. Zydel Foley Mixer
Crew Elliot Santiago Stunts
Crew Scott Wilder Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Patricia Eiben Wardrobe Supervisor
Crew Sonia Bhalla Set Production Assistant
Lighting Ken Connors Rigging Gaffer
Camera Martin Lowry Grip
Crew Timothy Shannon Transportation Co-Captain
Lighting Doug Dalisera Electrician
Lighting Michael F. Burke Best Boy Electric
Production David H. Kramer ADR Voice Casting
Costume & Make-Up Debra Tennenbaum Assistant Costume Designer
Crew Jennifer Lamb Stunt Double
Crew James P. Whalen Transportation Captain
Production Louise DeCordoba First Assistant Accountant
Sound David Slonaker Orchestrator
Production Kathy Welch Payroll Accountant
Production Dylan K. Massin Key Set Production Assistant
Sound Dean Drabin ADR Mixer
Crew Peter A. Mian Video Assist Operator
Crew Steve Mack Stunts
Crew Janet Paparazzo Stunts
Art Randall Richards Assistant Art Director
Crew Norman Douglass Stunts
Directing Jeffrey T. Bernstein Second Second Assistant Director
Sound Frank Morrone Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Camera Dennis Gamiello Key Grip
Sound Scott Dior Sound Recordist
Sound Yvette Nabel Foley Editor
Art John Grimolizzi Construction Foreman
Sound Cynthia Leigh Heim Foley Artist
Sound Ann Hadsell ADR Recordist
Editing Guy Barresi Assistant Editor
Lighting John Lowry Rigging Grip
Editing Joe Binford Jr. Assistant Editor
Camera Edward W. Lowry Dolly Grip
Crew Paul Bucossi Stunts
Camera Brian Fitzsimons Best Boy Grip
Camera Michael Finnerty Grip
Sound James H. Nau ADR Editor
Production Lynne Redding ADR Voice Casting
Lighting John Smith Electrician
Production Victoria Brown McCready Second Assistant Accountant
Art Joseph DeLuca Set Dresser
Camera Michael Scarola Grip
Production Carey DePalma Location Assistant
Art Grant Shaffer Storyboard Artist
Crew Anthony Starbuck Cableman
Editing Mark Ginsberg Color Timer
Crew Jon Ringbom Charge Scenic Artist
Lighting Russ Engels Chief Lighting Technician
Camera Jay Levy First Assistant Camera
Lighting Robert Connors Electrician
Production Liz Dykhouse Post Production Accountant
Lighting James C. Walsh Electrician
Art William Durnin Sr. Set Dresser
Art Carl Landi Construction Grip
Crew Jamie Miller Set Production Assistant
Crew Joseph R. Brigham Pilot
Camera Jennifer Stuart Camera Trainee
Production Eric Jacobson Assistant Production Coordinator
Production Michael McCormick Production Accountant
Lighting Walter Fricke Jr. Electrician
Camera Richard C. Montgomery Jr. Grip
Camera Gerry Lowry Grip
Camera John Ford Grip
Art Judy Gailen Assistant Art Director
Camera Charles A. Nastacio Grip
Crew June DeCamp Scenic Artist
Crew Joyce Leipertz Scenic Artist
Production Jon Zeidman Location Assistant