Murder by Illusion

F/X (1986)


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.

Director: Robert Mandel

F/X Vodly
Vodly Score: 6.4/10 from 165 votes
Release Date: 1986-02-07
Status: Released
Run time: 109 min / 1:49
Revenue: $20,603,715
Production Companies : Dodi Fayed - Jack Wiener, Orion Pictures
Production Country: United States of America


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
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
Angela Bassett
as TV reporter


Directing Robert Mandel Director
Production Dodi Fayed Producer
Production Jack Wiener Producer
Production Michael Peyser Executive Producer
Sound Bill Conti Original Music Composer
Camera Miroslav Ondříček Director of Photography
Editing Terry Rawlings Editor
Production Alixe Gordin Casting
Writing Robert T. Megginson Writer
Writing Gregory Fleeman Writer
Art Mel Bourne Production Design
Art Speed Hopkins Art Direction
Art Hilda Stark Art Direction
Art Steven J. Jordan Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Julie Weiss Costume Design

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