Twins (1988)

Only their mother can tell them apart.

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 1988-12-08
  • User Rating: 5.9/10 from 2042 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 47min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Ivan Reitman
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Julius and Vincent Benedict are the results of an experiment that would allow for the perfect child. Julius was planned and grows to athletic proportions. Vincent is an accident and is somewhat smaller in stature. Vincent is placed in an orphanage while Julius is taken to a south seas island and raised by philosophers. Vincent becomes the ultimate low life and is about to be killed by loan sharks.

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  • Arnold Schwarzenegger

    as Julius Benedict
  • Danny DeVito

    as Vincent Benedict
  • Kelly Preston

    as Marnie Mason
  • Chloe Webb

    as Linda Mason
  • Bonnie Bartlett

    as Old Mary Ann Benedict
  • Marshall Bell

    as Webster
  • Trey Wilson

    as Beetroot McKinley
  • David Caruso

    as Al Greco
  • Hugh O'Brian

    as Granger
  • Tony Jay

    as Werner
  • Nehemiah Persoff

    as Mitchell Traven
  • Maury Chaykin

    as Burt Klane
  • Tom McCleister

    as Bob Klane
  • David Efron

    as Morris Klane
  • Peter Dvorsky

    as Peter Garfield
  • Robert Harper

    as Gilbert Larsen
  • Rosemary Dunsmore

    as Miss Busby
  • Lora Milligan

    as Stewardess
  • Richard deFaut

    as Custodian
  • Richard Portnow

    as Chop Shop Owner
  • S.A. Griffin

    as Hollywood Biker #1
  • Billy D. Lucas

    as Hollywood Biker #2
  • Lew Hopson

    as Cop
  • Frances Bay

    as Mother Superior
  • Marvin J. McIntyre

    as McKinley's Man
  • Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

    as Oriental Man
  • Wayne Grace

    as Cell Guard
  • Thomas Wagner

    as Visiting Room Guard
  • Jay Arlen Jones

    as Mover #1
  • Ty Granderson Jones

    as Mover #2
  • Elizabeth Kaitan

    as Secretary
  • Tom Platz

    as Granger Son #1
  • Roger Callard

    as Granger Son #2
  • Jason Reitman

    as Granger Grandson
  • Catherine Reitman

    as Granger Granddaughter
  • Dendrie Taylor

    as Female Neighbor
  • Sven-Ole Thorsen

    as Sam Klane
  • Gus Rethwisch

    as Dave Klane
  • Linda Porter

    as Painter
  • Bruce McBroom

    as Handsome Father
  • Joe Medjuck

    as Photographer
  • Frank Davis

    as Security Guard
  • John Michael Bolger

    as Security Guard
  • Steve Reevis

    as Indian
  • Jeff Beck

    as Lead Guitarist
  • Terry Bozzio

    as Drums
  • Tony Hymas

    as Keyboards
  • Nicolette Larson

    as Singer
  • Jill Avery

    as Bass Player
  • Dustin Amy

    as Picture Taker #2 (uncredited)
  • Heather Graham

    as Young Mary Ann Benedict (uncredited)
  • Peter Kent

    as Man in Jail (uncredited)
  • Raymond Storti

    as Bar Patron (uncredited)
Production William Goldman Script Researcher
Crew Vince Deadrick Jr. Stunts
Sound Georges Delerue Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Jeff Dawn Makeup Artist
Art Ed Verreaux Set Designer
Editing Sheldon Kahn Editor
Production Sheldon Kahn Associate Producer
Production Michael Chinich Casting
Art James D. Bissell Production Design
Art James Teegarden Set Designer
Editing Donn Cambern Editor
Directing Ivan Reitman Director
Production Ivan Reitman Producer
Production Michael C. Gross Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Leonard Engelman Makeup Artist
Crew Jophery C. Brown Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Gloria Gresham Costume Design
Directing Peter Giuliano First Assistant Director
Sound Randy Edelman Original Music Composer
Art Christopher Burian-Mohr Art Direction
Art Nancy Patton Set Designer
Crew R. A. Rondell Stunts
Camera Andrzej Bartkowiak Director of Photography
Crew Joel Kramer Stunt Coordinator
Crew Joel Kramer Stunt Double
Writing Herschel Weingrod Screenplay
Writing Timothy Harris Screenplay
Costume & Make-Up Peggy Semtob Hairstylist
Production Gordon A. Webb Unit Production Manager
Production Gordon A. Webb Associate Producer
Sound Tom McCarthy Jr. Supervising Sound Editor
Crew Bobby Bass Stunts
Writing William Davies Screenplay
Sound Peter Afterman Music Supervisor
Writing William Osborne Screenplay
Production Joe Medjuck Executive Producer
Directing Ira S. Rosenstein Second Second Assistant Director
Sound Frank Fitzpatrick Supervising Music Editor
Crew Steve Boyum Stunts
Art Gordon Meloeny Set Dresser
Crew Walter Robles Stunts
Editing Bob Hagans Color Timer
Crew Nick Dimitri Stunts
Crew Erik Cord Stunts
Crew Michael Lantieri Special Effects Coordinator
Crew Steven Lambert Stunts
Camera Bruce McBroom Still Photographer
Production Frank Davis Production Assistant
Sound Joe Gilbert ADR Editor
Camera Toby Phillips Steadicam Operator
Crew Amber Alexander Stunts
Crew Michael M. Vendrell Stunts
Directing Barry K. Thomas Second Assistant Director
Sound David Williams Sound Effects Editor
Crew Debbie Evans Stunts
Crew Debbie Evans Stunt Driver
Editing Debra Bard Assistant Editor
Sound Fred Judkins Supervising Sound Editor
Sound William Hartman Sound Effects Editor
Sound Mark Gordon Sound Effects Editor
Directing Wilma Garscadden-Gahret Script Supervisor
Art Hope M. Parrish Assistant Property Master
Crew David Marder Transportation Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Peter Tothpal Hairstylist
Art Bill MacSems Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Judith A. Cory Hairstylist
Sound David M. Ice Sound Effects Editor
Sound Jeff Rosen Sound Effects Editor
Editing Saul Saladow Assistant Editor
Crew John Feinblatt Transportation Captain
Crew Sandra Lee Gimpel Stunts
Production Pamela Easley Production Coordinator
Camera Dustin Blauvelt Camera Operator
Costume & Make-Up Adrienne Manhan Costumer
Lighting R. Michael De Chellis Rigging Gaffer
Sound Steve Cantamessa Boom Operator
Sound Edward Rossi Sound Effects Editor
Editing Dawn Soler Project Manager
Sound Gene S. Cantamessa Sound Mixer
Sound Mary Ruth Smith Sound Effects Editor
Art John T. Walker Set Decoration
Camera Khan Griffith Grip
Sound Don S. Walden Sound Effects Editor
Lighting Chris Strong Gaffer
Editing Donah Bassett Negative Cutter
Crew Jerry Brutsche Stunts
Crew Donna Garrett Stunts
Art Francis N. 'Lucky' Costello Standby Painter
Crew Marguerite Happy Stunts
Production Pamela Cederquist Production Coordinator
Crew Stephanie Epper Stunts
Art Bryan D. Garofalo Set Dresser
Lighting Rick A. Benedetto Electrician
Production Ellen Adolph Production Accountant
Sound Richard Friedman Supervising ADR Editor
Crew Peter Kent Stunt Double
Crew Marlo Hellerstein Transportation Captain
Lighting Curt Marthey Electrician
Camera Rodney Veto Grip
Camera Cary Griffith Key Grip
Crew Richard Drown Stunts
Crew A. Michael Lerner Stunts
Art Tom Miller Assistant Property Master
Editing Reid Burns Color Timer
Crew Roy E. Harrison Stunts
Editing Jeffrey James Bell Assistant Editor
Sound Diane DeLouise Wessel Assistant Music Supervisor
Production Stuart Fink Publicist
Costume & Make-Up Katherine Kotarakos Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Robert Ostermann Hairstylist
Directing Linnea Ebba Wicklund Second Second Assistant Director
Production Kris Krengel Production Assistant
Crew Frank James Sparks Stunts
Art Robert G. Santarella Set Dresser
Art Steven Lee Baer Set Dresser
Crew Mark Jennings Cableman
Art Stuart Watnick Assistant Property Master
Production Dorothy O'Leary Casting Assistant
Crew Tom Buffum Special Sound Effects
Crew Paula Tracy Smuin Choreographer
Camera Hank Sheppherd Second Company Grip
Camera Phillip R. Sarabia Grip
Camera William Kenney Dolly Grip
Art Ernie Depew Construction Coordinator
Art Eero Hautanen Construction Foreman
Art Mike Litteken Construction Foreman
Production Michael Neuman Production Assistant
Production Dylan Gross Production Assistant
Production Stephanie Kahn Production Assistant
Production Christine Cramer Production Assistant
Crew Buzz Bundy Stunts
Crew David Perna Stunts