The Big Hit
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1998
Director: Che-Kirk Wong
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 043396-026063
Running time: 1:31 (91 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen, Pan & Scan
DVD-Format: Double-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: October 20, 1998
Collection type: Owned (#302)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 02, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 9 / 10
Review (video): 8 / 10
Overview
The criminal anarchy is hilarious when a foursome of full-time hit men looking to score extra cash kidnap the boss' goddaughter. And when beleaguered wise guy Mel is set up to take the fall, underworld antics and domestic absurdities collide for a working weekend no one will soon forget. Mark Wahlberg, Lou Diamond Phillips, Bokeem Woodbine, and Antonio Sabato, Jr. star in this explosive comedy.
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Genres
Action
Comedy
Studios
Production Studios:
 • TriStar Pictures
 • Amen Ra Films
 • Zide-Perry/Lion Rock Production
Media Companies:
 • Columbia TriStar Home Video
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
French  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
English
French
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature: (Widescreen), Main Feature (Pan & Scan)
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Commentary
 • Deleted Scenes
 • Closed Captioned
Crew
Direction
Che-Kirk Wong....Director
Writing
Ben Ramsey....Writer
Production
John Woo....Executive Producer
Terence Chang....Executive Producer
John M. Eckert....Executive Producer
Warren Zide....Producer
Wesley Snipes....Producer
Cinematography
Danny Nowak....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Robin Russell....Film Editor
Pietro Scalia....Film Editor
Music
Graeme Revell....Composer
Sound
Douglas Ganton....Production Sound Mixer
Sandy Gendler....Sound Designer
Wayne Griffin....Supervising Sound Editor
Michael O'Farrell....Supervising Sound Editor
Don White....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Andy Koyama....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Keith Elliot....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Brad Thornton....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Margaret Mohr....Costume Designer
Taavo Soodor....Production Designer
Andrew Stearn....Art Director
Craig Lathrop....Art Director
Quita Alfred....Costume Designer
Donald J. Mowat....Make-up Artist
Special Effects Services: Malivoire Pictures
Kaz Kobielski....Visual Effects
Cast
China Chow....Keiko Nishi
Mark Wahlberg....Melvin Smiley
Lou Diamond Phillips....Cisco
Christina Applegate....Pan Shulman
Avery Brooks....Paris
Bokeem Woodbine....Crunch
Antonio Sabato, Jr.....Vince
Lainie Kazan....Jeanne Shulman
Elliott Gould....Morton Shulman
Sab Shimono....Jiro Nishi
Robin Dunne....Gump, The Stutterer
Lela Rochon....Chantel
Danny Smith....Video Store Kid
Joshua Peace....Lance
David Usher....Sergio
Hardee T. Lineham....Accountant
Gerry Mendicino....Slave Trader
Pimps
Robert Vernon Eaton
John Stoneham, Sr.
Nicola Jones....Blonde
Alexa Gilmour....Aly, Keiko's Friend
John Stocker....Sid Mussberger, The Neighbor
Cotton Mather....Moe
Derrick Peels....Windbush
Tig Fong....Kaya
Danny Lima....Aaron The Limo Driver
Morgan Freeman....Boy In Hotel Lobby
Giovahann White....Paris' Son
Robert Hannah....Paris' Driver
Jordan Patrick Marcantonio....Extra (uncredited)
Layton Morrison....Guard (uncredited)