Cast 106

  1. Jodie Foster

    Jodie Foster
    Eleanor Arroway

  2. Matthew McConaughey

    Matthew McConaughey
    Palmer Joss

  3. James Woods

    James Woods
    Michael Kitz

  4. John Hurt

    John Hurt
    S. R. Hadden

  5. Tom Skerritt

    Tom Skerritt
    David Drumlin

  6. William Fichtner

    William Fichtner
    Kent Clark

  7. David Morse

    David Morse
    Ted Arroway

  8. Angela Bassett

    Angela Bassett
    Rachel Constantine

  9. Geoffrey Blake
  10. Max Martini

    Max Martini
    Willie

  11. Rob Lowe

    Rob Lowe
    Richard Rank

  12. Jake Busey

    Jake Busey
    Joseph

  13. Jena Malone

    Jena Malone
    Young Ellie

  14. Tucker Smallwood

    Tucker Smallwood
    Mission Director

  15. Sami Chester
    Vernon

  16. Henry Strozier

    Henry Strozier
    Minister

  17. Haynes Brooke

    Haynes Brooke
    Drumlin Aide

  18. Timothy McNeil
  19. Laura Elena Surillo
    Cantina Woman

  20. Michael Chaban
    Hadden Suit

  21. Larry King

    Larry King
    Himself

  22. Thomas Garner
    Ian Broderick

  23. Conroy Chino
    KOB-TV Reporter

  24. Dan Gifford
    Jeremy Roth

  25. Vance Valencia

    Vance Valencia
    Senator Valencia

  26. Donna Kelley

    Donna Kelley
    Herself

  27. Leon Harris
    Himself

  28. Claire Shipman
  29. Behrooz Afrakhan

    Behrooz Afrakhan
    Middle Eastern Anchor

  30. Saemi Nakamura

    Saemi Nakamura
    Japanese Anchor

  31. Maria Celeste Arraras

    Maria Celeste Arraras
    Latina Anchor

  32. Tabitha Soren

    Tabitha Soren
    Herself

  33. Geraldo Rivera
  34. Ian Whitcomb
    British Anchor

  35. Jay Leno

    Jay Leno
    Himself

  36. Michael Albala

    Michael Albala
    Decryption Hacker

  37. Ned Netterville
    Decryption Expert

  38. Leo Lee

    Leo Lee
    Major Domo

  39. William Jordan

    William Jordan
    Chairman of Joint Chiefs

  40. David St. James

    David St. James
    Joint Chief

  41. Steven Ford

    Steven Ford
    Major Russell

  42. Alexander Zemeckis
    Major Russell's Son

  43. Janie Peterson
    Major Russell's Daughter

  44. Philippe Bergeron

    Philippe Bergeron
    French Committee Member

  45. Jennifer Balgobin
  46. Anthony Hamilton
    British Committee Member

  47. Rebecca T. Beucler
    NASA Public Relations

  48. Marc Macaulay

    Marc Macaulay
    NASA Technician

  49. Jeffery Thomas Johnson
  50. Yuji Okumoto

    Yuji Okumoto
    Electrical

  51. Gerry Griffin
    Dynamics

  52. Brian Alston
    Communications

  53. Rob Elk
    Pad Leader

  54. Mark Thomason
    Security

  55. José Rey
    Controller #8

  56. Todd Patrick Breaugh
    New VLA Technician

  57. Alex Veadov

    Alex Veadov
    Russian Cosmonaut

  58. Alice Kushida
    Scientist

  59. Robin Gammell

    Robin Gammell
    Project Official

  60. Richardson Morse
    Mission Doctor

  61. Seiji Okamura
    Japanese Ensign

  62. Mak Takano
    Japanese Tech #1

  63. Hiroshi Tom Tanaka
    Japanese Tech #2

  64. Catherine Dao

    Catherine Dao
    Life Support

  65. Jim Hild
    Reporter #5

  66. William L. Thomas
    Reporter #6

  67. Diego Montoya
    School Boy

  68. Jonathan Adler
    White House Official

  69. Robert Aguilar Jr.
    NASA Controller #2

  70. Mark Bailey
    Four-Star General

  71. Matt Bennett
    Senate Observer

  72. Tony Boldi
    Robert Hand

  73. Christopher Boyer
  74. Mark Byrne
    Protester

  75. Candice T. Cain

    Candice T. Cain
    Supporter

  76. Aixa Clemente
    President's Secretary

  77. Derrick Damions
    Ailing Believer

  78. Elaina Erika Davis

    Elaina Erika Davis
    Philanthropy Bureaucrat

  79. Joey Dente
    Factory Worker

  80. Michael Egan
    IMC Police Officer

  81. Pamela Fischer

    Pamela Fischer
    Pedestrian

  82. Carl Gilliard
    Controller

  83. William B. Kaplan
    TV Interviewer

  84. Ming Lo

    Ming Lo
    Pod Systems Control

  85. Sunshine Logroño

    Sunshine Logroño
    Puerto Rican Taxi Driver

  86. Denise Loveday
    Press Secretary

  87. Neal Matarazzo

    Neal Matarazzo
    Kitz's Aide

  88. Cassidy McMillan

    Cassidy McMillan
    Student Reporter at NASA

  89. Molly Mueller
    Family Exchange

  90. Paul L. Nolan
    Ellie's Attorney

  91. Marisa Petroro

    Marisa Petroro
    Oval Office Secretary

  92. Errica Poindexter
    Police Officer

  93. J.A. Preston
    Senator

  94. Frank Principe
    Ailing Believer

  95. Leo Rogstad
    Ailing Believer

  96. Russell Sanderlin Sr.
    Photographer

  97. Frank Silva
    Army Officer

  98. John A. Taylor
    Senate Hearing Attendee

  99. Todd Thompson
    News Reporter

  100. Cenk Uygur

    Cenk Uygur
    Reporter

  101. Holly Cross Vagley

    Holly Cross Vagley
    Religious Zealot

  102. Delaney Williams

Crew 172

Art

  1. Ed Verreaux
    Production Design

  2. Bruce Crone
    Art Direction

  3. Lawrence A. Hubbs
    Art Direction

  4. Michael Taylor
    Set Decoration

  5. Beth Bernstein
    Art Department Coordinator

  6. Doug J. Meerdink
    Assistant Art Director

  7. Sally Thornton
    Assistant Art Director

  8. Brad Ricker
    Assistant Art Director

  9. Michael Diersing
    Construction Coordinator

  10. Scott E. Handt
    Construction Foreman

  11. Jerrold F. Brooks
    Construction Foreman

  12. Frank McEldowney
    Greensman

  13. Hap Weaver
    Greensman

  14. David Manhan
    Leadman

  15. Evelyn Barbier
    Set Designer

  16. Mariko Braswell
    Set Designer

  17. James F. Claytor Sr.
    Set Designer

  18. Josh Lusby
    Set Designer

  19. Kristen Pratt
    Set Designer

  20. Easton Michael Smith
    Set Designer

  21. Dean Wolcott
    Set Designer

  22. John B. Josselyn
    Art Department Assistant

  23. George Denes Suhayda
    Conceptual Design

  24. Kathleen Beall
    Location Scout

  25. Robert E. Denne
    Standby Painter

Camera

  1. Don Burgess
    Director of Photography

  2. Josh Bleibtreu
    Camera Operator

  3. Robert LaBonge
    Camera Operator

  4. Nick Phillips

    Nick Phillips
    Camera Operator

  5. Mark O'Kane
    Steadicam Operator

  6. Gregory Lundsgaard
    Steadicam Operator

  7. François Duhamel
    Still Photographer

  8. Michael Douglas Middleton
    Still Photographer

  9. Steven J. Winslow
    Camera Technician

  10. Dennis Boni
    Additional Photography

  11. Michael Condro
    First Assistant Camera

  12. Steve Smith
    Key Grip

Costume & Make-Up

  1. Joanna Johnston
    Costume Design

  2. Frances Mathias
    Hairstylist

  3. Audrey L. Anzures
    Hairstylist

  4. Carolyn Elias
    Hairstylist

  5. Hallie D'Amore
    Makeup Artist

  6. Deborah La Mia Denaver
    Makeup Artist

  7. Roxanna Floyd
    Makeup Artist

  8. Margaret E. Elliott
    Makeup Artist

  9. Jean-Luc Russier
    Makeup Artist

  10. Betty Brikowski
    Costume Supervisor

  11. Pamela Wise
    Costume Supervisor

  12. Patricia Bercsi
    Set Costumer

  13. Steve Ellsworth
    Set Costumer

  14. Kenn Smiley
    Set Costumer

  15. Taryn Weaver
    Set Costumer

  16. Kathryn Blondell
    Key Hair Stylist

  17. Jessica Fasman
    Assistant Costume Designer

  18. Keith VanderLaan
    Prosthetic Makeup Artist

  19. Sara Gardner-Gail
    Set Dressing Artist

Crew

  1. Marzette Bonar
    Special Effects

  2. Robin L. Miller
    Property Master

  3. Eric Cook
    Special Effects Coordinator

  4. Matt Aitken
    CG Supervisor

  5. Kee-Suk 'Ken' Hahn
    Sequence Supervisor

  6. David Jones
    Sequence Supervisor

  7. Jay Redd
    Sequence Supervisor

  8. Sam Richards
    Sequence Supervisor

  9. Laurence Treweek
    Sequence Supervisor

  10. Kosta Saric
    Visual Effects Editor

  11. Heather J. Morrison
    Visual Effects Editor

  12. Michael McGovern
    Visual Effects Editor

  13. Bud Davis

    Bud Davis
    Stunt Coordinator

  14. Michael Noles
    Video Assist Operator

  15. David Presley
    Video Assist Operator

  16. Joel Marrow
    Transportation Coordinator

  17. Jane E. Russell
    Unit Publicist

  18. Tim Monich
    Dialect Coach

  19. Kevin LaRosa
    Aerial Coordinator

  20. John Wright Jr.
    Craft Service

  21. Victor Jimenez
    Digital Effects Supervisor

  22. Kent Sparling
    Mix Technician

  23. Allen E. Taylor
    Production Controller

  24. Edward J. Ertel
    Projection

  25. Wayne Eaton
    Propmaker

  26. Susanna Glattly
    Scenic Artist

  27. Steve Starkey
    Second Unit Cinematographer

  28. Jeff Johnson
    Set Medic

  29. Michelle Vogler
    Set Production Assistant

  30. Rob Engle
    Software Engineer

  31. Michael Egan
    Stand In

  32. Jay Caputo

    Jay Caputo
    Stunts

  33. Bill Feightner
    Technical Supervisor

  34. Randy Cantor
    Transportation Captain

  35. David Diaz
    Transportation Co-Captain

  36. Martin A. Kline
    Visual Effects Art Director

Directing

  1. Robert Zemeckis

    Robert Zemeckis
    Director

  2. Luca Kouimelis
    Script Supervisor

  3. Bruce Moriarty
    Assistant Director

Editing

  1. Barbara McBane
    Dialogue Editor

  2. Michael Silvers
    Dialogue Editor

  3. Ewa Sztompke
    Dialogue Editor

  4. R. Orlando Duenas
    First Assistant Editor

  5. Jeremiah O'Driscoll
    First Assistant Editor

  6. Carin-Anne Strohmaier
    First Assistant Editor

  7. Bob Putynkowski
    Color Timer

  8. Harry Keramidas
    Additional Editing

Lighting

  1. Steven C. McGee
    Lighting Technician

  2. Rand R. Vargas
    Rigging Grip

  3. Dave Mikutsky
    Electrician

  4. David Morton
    Gaffer

Production

  1. Steve Starkey
    Producer

  2. Robert Zemeckis

    Robert Zemeckis
    Producer

  3. Luz Eneida Nuñez
    Location Manager

  4. Paul Pav
    Location Manager

  5. Peggy Pridemore
    Location Manager

  6. Allen E. Taylor
    Production Accountant

  7. Steven J. Boyd
    Associate Producer

  8. Joan Bradshaw
    Executive Producer

  9. Ann Druyan

    Ann Druyan
    Co-Producer

  10. Lynda Obst
    Executive Producer

  11. Rick Porras
    Associate Producer

  12. Carl Sagan

    Carl Sagan
    Co-Producer

  13. Ines Mongil-Echandi
    Production Office Coordinator

  14. Joan Bradshaw
    Unit Production Manager

  15. Scot Boland
    Casting Associate

  16. Darcy Fray
    Production Coordinator

  17. Dawn Guinta
    Production Supervisor

  18. Nannette Rosa Collazo
    Unit Manager

Sound

  1. Alan Silvestri

    Alan Silvestri
    Original Music Composer

  2. Phil Benson
    Supervising Sound Editor

  3. Steve Boeddeker
    Sound Effects Editor

  4. Teresa Eckton
    Sound Effects Editor

  5. Douglas Murray
    Sound Effects Editor

  6. Marian Wilde
    Sound Effects Editor

  7. Randy Thom

    Randy Thom
    Sound Designer

  8. Tom Johnson
    Sound Re-Recording Mixer

  9. Gary Rizzo
    Sound Re-Recording Mixer

  10. Dennis S. Sands
    Sound Re-Recording Mixer

  11. Randy Thom

    Randy Thom
    Sound Re-Recording Mixer

  12. Sue Fox
    ADR & Dubbing

  13. Kenneth Karman
    Music Editor

  14. Randolph Saucedo
    Sound Recordist

  15. Earl Sampson
    Boom Operator

  16. Kent Brown
    Assistant Sound Editor

  17. William Ross
    Orchestrator

  18. William B. Kaplan
    Production Sound Mixer

Visual Effects

  1. C. Marie Davis
    Visual Effects Producer

  2. Debbie Denise
    Visual Effects Producer

  3. Julia Frey
    Visual Effects Producer

  4. Mark S. Miller
    Visual Effects Producer

  5. Ariel Velasco-Shaw
    Visual Effects Supervisor

  6. Stephen Rosenbaum
    Visual Effects Supervisor

  7. Lauren Alexandra Ritchie
    Visual Effects Supervisor

  8. Joe Matza
    Visual Effects Supervisor

  9. Kenneth Jones
    Visual Effects Supervisor

  10. Michael L. Fink
    Visual Effects Supervisor

  11. Allen Hall
    Special Effects Supervisor

  12. Mark Marcum
    24 Frame Playback

  13. Timothy Wilcox
    3D Artist

  14. Tim Alexander
    Digital Compositors

  15. Theresa Corrao
    Visual Effects Coordinator

  16. Jeff Deyoe
    Mechanical Designer

Writing

  1. Carl Sagan

    Carl Sagan
    Novel

  2. James V. Hart

    James V. Hart
    Screenplay

  3. Michael Goldenberg

    Michael Goldenberg
    Screenplay

  4. Ann Druyan

    Ann Druyan
    Story

  5. Carl Sagan

    Carl Sagan
    Story

  6. Darryl Henley
    Storyboard

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