F/X (1986)

Murder by illusion.

  • Genre: Action, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1986-02-07
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 412 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 49min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Orion Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Robert Mandel
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From 412 Ratings


A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.

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  • Bryan Brown

    as Roland 'Rollie' Tyler
  • Brian Dennehy

    as Lt. Leo McCarthy
  • Diane Venora

    as Ellen
  • Cliff DeYoung

    as Lipton
  • Mason Adams

    as Col. Mason
  • Jerry Orbach

    as Nicholas DeFranco
  • Joe Grifasi

    as Mickey
  • Martha Gehman

    as Andy
  • Trey Wilson

    as Lt. Murdoch
  • Roscoe Orman

    as Captain Wallenger
  • Tom Noonan

    as Varrick
  • Paul D'Amato

    as Gallagher
  • Jossie DeGuzman

    as Marisa Velez
  • Jean De Baer

    as Whitemore
  • M'el Dowd

    as Joyce Lehman
  • John Doumanian

    as The director
  • Ray Iannicelli

    as Charlie
  • Tim Gallin

    as Adams
  • Angela Bassett

    as TV reporter
  • Jim Lovelett

    as McCoy
Production Dodi Fayed Producer
Camera Miroslav Ondříček Director of Photography
Production Jack Wiener Producer
Directing Robert Mandel Director
Production Michael Peyser Executive Producer
Editing Terry Rawlings Editor
Sound Bill Conti Original Music Composer
Production Alixe Gordin Casting
Writing Gregory Fleeman Writer
Art Hilda Stark Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Julie Weiss Costume Design
Art Steven J. Jordan Set Decoration
Writing Robert T. Megginson Writer
Art Speed Hopkins Art Direction
Art Mel Bourne Production Design
Crew Chuck Picerni Jr. Stunts
Crew Charlie Picerni Stunts
Crew Henry Kingi Stunts
Crew Gary McLarty Stunts
Crew Buddy Joe Hooker Stunts
Crew Brian Smrz Stunts
Crew Tommy J. Huff Stunts