Swimming with Sharks

Swimming with Sharks (1994)

In Hollywood his dreams could come true. But first he has to make coffee.

  • Genre: Crime, Comedy
  • Release Date: 1994-09-10
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 294 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 33min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Trimark Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: George Huang
star 6.6/10
From 294 Ratings


Guy is a young film executive who's willing to do whatever it takes to make it in Hollywood. He begins working for famed producer Buddy Ackerman, a domineering, manipulative, coldhearted boss. When Guy also finds out that his cynical girlfriend, Dawn, has been using sex as a career move, he reaches his limit. Guy decides to exact revenge on Buddy by kidnapping him and subjecting him to cruel and unusual punishment.

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  • Kevin Spacey

    as Buddy Ackerman
  • Frank Whaley

    as Guy
  • Michelle Forbes

    as Dawn Lockard
  • Benicio del Toro

    as Rex
  • T.E. Russell

    as Foster Kane
  • Roy Dotrice

    as Cyrus Miles
  • Matthew Flint

    as Manny
  • Patrick Fischler

    as Moe
  • Jerry Levine

    as Jack
Directing George Huang Director
Writing George Huang Writer
Production Laurel Smith Casting
Production Steve Alexander Producer
Production Andrea Stone Brokaw Casting
Sound Sharal Churchill Music Supervisor
Camera Steven Finestone Director of Photography
Production Buzz Hays Co-Producer
Production Kevin Spacey Co-Producer
Art Veronika Merlin Production Design
Sound Tom Hiel Original Music Composer
Art Cecil Gentry Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Kirsten Everberg Costume Design
Editing Ed Marx Editor
Production Joanne Moore Producer
Directing Rebecca Fulton Second Assistant Director
Camera Sacha Sarchielli Steadicam Operator
Production Albert T. Dickerson III Production Supervisor
Sound Buzz Hays Sound Effects Editor
Art Segolen Koschu Set Dresser
Production Jay Cohen Executive Producer
Camera John Robella Second Assistant Camera
Production Stephen Israel Executive Producer
Camera John Lenkin Third Assistant Camera
Sound George Huang Sound Effects Editor
Editing Jim Williams Color Timer
Crew Dennis Dion Special Effects Coordinator
Production Louis Nader Line Producer
Directing Diane H. Newman Script Supervisor
Art Karen Haase Art Direction
Crew Kevin Reidy Post Production Supervisor
Crew Mike Kirton Stunt Coordinator
Production Kevin Reidy Associate Producer
Directing Michael Proust First Assistant Director
Production John Schindler Unit Production Manager
Camera Sacha Sarchielli First Assistant Camera
Camera Steven Finestone Camera Operator
Sound Giovanni Di Simone Production Sound Mixer
Sound Phil Benson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Scott Chandler Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound George Huang ADR Editor
Sound George Huang Dialogue Editor
Sound David Parker Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Seth Restaino Assistant Sound Editor