That Thing You Do!

That Thing You Do! (1996)

The Fab Four without the Mop Tops

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Music
  • Release Date: 1996-10-04
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 788 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Clinica Estetico
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Tom Hanks
star 6.9/10
From 788 Ratings


A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.

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  • Tom Hanks

    as Mr. White
  • Tom Everett Scott

    as Guy Patterson
  • Liv Tyler

    as Faye Dolan
  • Johnathon Schaech

    as Jimmy Mattingly
  • Steve Zahn

    as Lenny Haise
  • Ethan Embry

    as T.B. Player
  • Charlize Theron

    as Tina
  • Obba Babatundé

    as Lamarr
  • Giovanni Ribisi

    as Chad
  • Chris Ellis

    as Phil Horace
  • Alex Rocco

    as Sol Siler
  • Bill Cobbs

    as Del Paxton
  • Peter Scolari

    as Troy Chesterfield
  • Rita Wilson

    as Margueritte
  • Chris Isaak

    as Uncle Bob
  • Kevin Pollak

    as Boss Vic Koss
  • Robert Torti

    as Freddy Fredrickson
  • Chaille Percival

    as Diane Dane
  • Holmes Osborne

    as Mr. Patterson
  • Claudia Stedelin

    as Mrs. Patterson
  • Dawn Maxey

    as Darlene Patterson
  • Jack Milo

    as Villapiano
  • Keith Neubert

    as Dentist
  • Lee Everett

    as Kitty
  • Sean Whalen

    as Heckler
  • Clint Howard

    as KJZZ Disk Jockey
  • Sarah Koskoff

    as Chrissy Thomkins
  • Mark Brettschneider

    as Talent Show Emcee
  • Kathleen Kinmont

    as Koss' Secretary
  • Warren Berlinger

    as Polaroid T.V. Host
  • Clive Rosengren

    as Wisconsin Cop
  • Brittney Powell

    as Shades Fan
  • Jonathan Demme

    as Major Motion Picture Director
  • Erika Greene

    as Major Motion Picture Assistant Director
  • Dave Oliver

    as Rick
  • Tracy Reiner

    as Anita
  • Barry Sobel

    as Goofball
  • Paul Feig

    as KMPC DJ
  • Gedde Watanabe

    as Play-Tone Photographer
  • Michael P. Byrne

    as Play-Tone Reporter
  • Dick Corman

    as Play-Tone Reporter
  • Diane McGee

    as Play-Tone Reporter
  • Randy Fechter

    as Play-Tone Tour Manager
  • Mars Callahan

    as Ernie the Disc Master Engineer
  • Benjamin John Parrillo

    as Marine Sergeant
  • Robert Ridgely

    as Hollywood Showcase Announcer
  • Marc McClure

    as Hollywood Showcase Director
  • Karen Praxel

    as Hollywood Showcase Script Supervisor
  • Paulie DiCocco

    as Hollywood Showcase Floor Manager
  • Bryan Cranston

    as Virgil "Gus" Grissom
  • Charlie Frye

    as Plate Spinner
  • Colin Hanks

    as Male Page
  • Elizabeth Hanks

    as Bored Girl in Dress Shop
  • Renée Lippin

    as Beautician
  • Robert Wisdom

    as Bobby Washington
  • Gina Aponte

    as Band Fan (uncredited)
  • Heather Hewitt

    as Sales Lady
Directing Tom Hanks Director
Writing Tom Hanks Screenplay
Production Jonathan Demme Producer
Production Gary Goetzman Producer
Production Edward Saxon Producer
Sound Howard Shore Original Music Composer
Camera Tak Fujimoto Director of Photography
Editing Richard Chew Editor
Costume & Make-Up Colleen Atwood Costume Design
Production Terry Odem Associate Producer
Production Howard Feuer Casting
Art Victor Kempster Production Design
Art Dan Webster Art Direction
Art Merideth Boswell Set Decoration
Sound Adam Schlesinger Music
Production Charles Skouras III Unit Production Manager
Directing Katterli Frauenfelder First Assistant Director
Directing Mark Cotone Second Assistant Director
Directing Lisa C. Satriano Second Assistant Director
Art Pablo Ferro Title Designer
Camera Craig Haagensen Camera Operator
Sound John Pritchett Sound Mixer
Lighting Randy Woodside Gaffer
Camera Herb Ault Key Grip
Costume & Make-Up Daniel C. Striepeke Key Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Kathryn Blondell Hair Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Audrey L. Anzures Key Hair Stylist
Directing Anne Rapp Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Frank Griffin Key Makeup Artist
Sound Richard King Supervising Sound Editor
Crew Ken Peterson Transportation Coordinator
Art Will Blount Property Master
Production Ellen Adolph Production Accountant
Production Christa Vausbinder Production Supervisor
Production Robin Citrin Location Manager
Crew Marsha Robertson Unit Publicist
Costume & Make-Up Cha Blevins Costume Supervisor
Camera Baird Steptoe First Assistant Camera
Camera Brent Lon Hershman Second Assistant Camera
Camera Gregory Lundsgaard Steadicam Operator
Crew Dan Moore Video Assist Operator
Camera Phillip V. Caruso Still Photographer
Editing Catherine Chase First Assistant Editor
Sound Kimberly Harris Supervising ADR Editor
Sound Chris Carpenter Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Bill W. Benton Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Bob Beemer Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Deva Anderson Music Coordinator
Sound Alex Gibson Music Editor
Crew Toni Basil Choreographer
Sound David M. Roberts Boom Operator
Crew John Glaeser Cableman
Lighting R. Michael De Chellis Rigging Gaffer
Camera Doug Cowden Best Boy Grip
Directing Pamela Cederquist Second Second Assistant Director
Camera Beth Horton Second Assistant "B" Camera
Art Patrik Alven Assistant Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Valerie T. O'Brien Key Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Eva Prappas Key Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Marsha Bozeman Set Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Cindy Evans Set Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Alix Friedberg Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Donna O'Neal Costumer
Crew Mike Paventi Transportation Captain
Crew Larry Stelling Picture Car Coordinator
Art Tommy Samona Leadman
Art Jon J. Bush Set Dresser
Art Bart C. Hubenthal Set Dresser
Art James E. Marchwick Set Dresser
Art Doug Sieck Set Dresser
Art Charlie Daboub Assistant Art Director
Art Christopher S. Nushawg Assistant Art Director
Art Martin Charles Graphic Designer
Art Keith P. Cunningham Set Designer
Art Stella Vaccaro Set Designer
Art Masako Masuda Set Designer
Art Suzan Wexler Set Designer
Art David T. Cannon Construction Coordinator
Art David A. Weinman Construction Foreman
Crew Thomas R. Ward Special Effects Coordinator
Art Hugo Herrera Greensman
Camera Richard L. Carden Dolly Grip
Lighting Kent H. Jorgensen Key Rigging Grip
Costume & Make-Up Margaret E. Elliott Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Rick Sharp Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Larry Abbott Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Steve Artmont Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Janice Alexander Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Carolyn Elias Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Elizabeth Rabe Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Norma Lee Hairstylist
Sound James Matheny Dialogue Editor
Sound Kimberly Lambert Dialogue Editor
Sound Robert Troy Dialogue Editor
Sound Nicholas Korda ADR Editor
Sound Susan Dudeck ADR Editor
Sound Michael J. Benavente Sound Effects Editor
Sound Jeffrey R. Payne Foley Editor
Sound Frank Smathers Foley Editor
Sound Catherine Calleson Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Monique 'Nico' Salvato Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Carmen Flores De Tanis Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Robert Renga Sound Recordist
Sound Craig Heath Sound Recordist
Sound Charleen Richards-Steeves ADR Mixer
Sound David Boulton ADR Mixer
Sound Diane Linn ADR Recordist
Sound Bobby Johanson ADR Recordist
Sound Gary A. Hecker Foley Artist
Sound Jeffrey Wilhoit Foley Artist
Sound Nerses Gezalyan Foley Recordist
Production Meredith Tucker Casting Assistant
Production Bill Dance Extras Casting
Production Dixie Webster Extras Casting
Production John R. Hansen Payroll Accountant
Crew Adria Later Studio Teacher
Editing Phil Hetos Color Timer
Editing Gary Burritt Negative Cutter