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The Fan

Year:
Duration:
116 min | Finland:112 min | Spain:114 min
Genres:
Action | Drama | Sport | Thriller
IMDB rate:
5.8
Director:
Tony Scott
Awards:
1 win & 3 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1996-08-16
Filming Locations: Indoor Pool, Biltmore Hotel - 506 S. Grand Avenue, Downtown, Los Angeles, California, USA
Earnings
Budget: $55,000,000
Opening Weekend: $6,271,406 (USA) (18 August 1996)
Gross: $18,573,791 (USA) (10 November 1996)
Cast
Actor
Character
John Leguizamo
John Leguizamo
The Fan
Robert De Niro
Gil Renard
Wesley Snipes
Bobby Rayburn
Ellen Barkin
Jewel Stern
Benicio Del Toro
Juan Primo
Patti D'Arbanville
Ellen Renard
Chris Mulkey
Tim
Andrew J. Ferchland
Richie Renard
Brandon Hammond
Sean Rayburn
Charles Hallahan
Coop
Dan Butler
Garrity
Kurt Fuller
Bernie
Michael Jace
Scalper
Frank Medrano
Leon, the Bartender
Don S. Davis
Stook
John Kruk
Lanz
Stoney Jackson
Zamora
Brad William Henke
Tjader (as Brad Henke)
Drew Snyder
Burrows
Edith Diaz
Elvira
Walter Addison
Detective Lewis
Wayne Duvall
Detective Baker
Joe Pichler
Sick Sean
James MacDonald
Sick Sean's Dad (as James G. MacDonald)
Tuesday Knight
Nurse
Marla Sucharetza
Angie
Nikki Lee
Dawna
Marjorie Lovett
Stanford Woman
Michael Andolini
Man Behind Gil
M.C. Gainey
Man Behind Man
Michael Bofshever
Little League Coach
Kirk Ward
The Giant Mascot
Eric Bruskotter
Catcher
Kirk D. Terry
Umpire
Abraham Flores
Umpire
Dennis Neil Henderson
Umpire
Aaron Neville
Opening Game Singer
Jerry Saslow
Reporter
Michael P. Byrne
Reporter
Bret Lewis
Reporter
Roger Lodge
Reporter
Ron Pitts
Reporter
Stanley DeSantis
Stoney
Jack Black
Broadcast Technician
Thomas F. Duffy
Figgy (as Thomas Duffy)
Don Fischer
Cop
Vernon Guichard II
Cop
Kim Robillard
Jefferson Sporting Goods Clerk
Keith Leon Williams
Stadium Offical
Chante Moore
Primo Tribute Singer (as Chanté Moore)
Paul Herman
Seedy Suit Guy
Robert Louis Kempf
Baggage Attendant
Jesse Ibarra
Padres Pitcher
James Betzsold
Padres Catcher
Chris Fick
Giants Left Fielder
Ben Hines
Giants First Baseman
Rick Magnante
Giants Third Base Coach
Carl Mergenthaler
Bobby's Teammate
Clayton Holt
Bobby's Teammate
Lennox Brown
Bobby's Teammate
Troy A. Cephers
Bobby's Teammate
Freeman White
Bobby's Teammate
Bruce Hines
Umpire in End Game
Adam Druxman
Paparazzi
Kathy Stewart
Fan
Carolyn Washington
Fan
Nikki Hart
Fan
Bo Daniels
Fan
Randal Salguero
Fan
Tracy Leanne Mandac
Fan
Greg Tome
Detective Schmerg
Sonya Bertelson
Waitress
Brian Freifield
Art
Jennifer Stander
Store Employee
Roy Conrad
Shopkeeper
Richard Riehle
Shopkeeper
Earl Billings
Shopkeeper
John Carroll Lynch
Shopkeeper
Tim Monsion
Shopkeeper
Ralph Bertelle
Shopkeeper
Norm Compton
Shopkeeper
Phil Aslaksen
Fan (uncredited)
Fileena Bahris
Girl in Stadium (uncredited)
Linda Carol
(uncredited)
Larry Cisewski
Knife Thrower (uncredited)
Kacee DeMasi
Reporter (uncredited)
Said Faraj
Parking Attendant (uncredited)
Michael Graziano
Bobby's Teammate (uncredited)
Monica Martino
Hot Girl (uncredited)
Ralph Moratz
Extra (uncredited)
Louis E. Rosas
Fan (uncredited)
Randall Rutledge
Base Ball Game Spectator (uncredited)
William Victor Skrabanek
Sports Reporter (uncredited)
Patti Tippo
Shopkeeper (uncredited)
Did you know?
Trivia
Average Shot Length & Median Shot Length = ~3 seconds.
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Wesley Snipes originally wanted to play the part taken by Robert De Niro.
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In the novel this movie is based on, baseball star Bobby Rayburn is white.
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Goofs
On opening day during the national anthems their is a over head shot of the stadium and it is clearly a 49er game you can see all the fans wearing red and the 49er flag waving at the top of the stadium.
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When Garrity goes berserk on the car door with a tanto, you can clearly see he bends the blade to where it's almost at a 90 degree angle, only for it to be perfectly straight later.
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At the beginning of Juan Primo's musical montage, the announcer introduces him as "Number 11, the right fielder, Juan Primo." But it was established earlier in the film that Primo played left field.
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Quotes
Manny: [refusing Jewel an interview with Bobby] He'd rather nail his penis to a burning building!
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Bobby Rayburn: No, no, don't shoot! He's got my son!
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Gil Renard: A simple thank you would have been nice.
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Faq
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A Note Regarding Spoilers
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The following FAQ entries may contain spoilers. Only the biggest ones (if any) will be covered with spoiler tags. Spoiler tags have been used sparingly in order to make the page more readable.
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How much sex, violence, and profanity are in this movie?
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For detailed information about the amounts and types of (a) sex and nudity, (b) violence and gore, (c) profanity, (d) alcohol, drugs, and smoking, and (e) frightening and intense scenes in this movie, consult the IMDb Parents Guide for this movie. The Parents Guide for The Fan can be found here.
Q
What did Gil put in Rayburn's freezer?
A
As a gift to Bobby, Gil cut off the skin surrounding the #11 branded on Juan Primo's shoulder and hung it in a bag inside Bobby's freezer.
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Photos from cast
John Leguizamo