The Believers

The Believers (1987)

Nothing can stop them, no one can help you. They know who you are.

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Mourning the accidental death of his wife and having just moved to New York with his young son, laconic police psychologist Cal Jamison (Martin Sheen) is reluctantly drawn into a series of grisly, ritualistic murders involving the immolation of two youths.

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  • Martin Sheen

    as Cal Jamison
  • Helen Shaver

    as Jessica Halliday
  • Harley Cross

    as Chris Jamison
  • Robert Loggia

    as Lt. Sean McTaggert
  • Elizabeth Wilson

    as Kate Maslow
  • Harris Yulin

    as Robert Calder
  • Lee Richardson

    as Dennis Maslow
  • Richard Masur

    as Marty Wertheimer
  • Carla Pinza

    as Carmen Ruiz
  • Jimmy Smits

    as Tom Lopez
  • Raúl Dávila

    as Oscar Sezine
  • Malick Bowens

    as Palo
  • Janet-Laine Green

    as Lisa Jamison
  • Larry Ramos

    as Diner Counterman
  • Philip Corey

    as Calder's Assistant
  • Jennifer Lee Pryor

    as Calder's Assistant
  • Eddie Jones

    as Police Patient
  • Joe Pentangelo

    as Theater Cop
  • Robert Clohessy

    as Diner Detective
  • Dick Martinsen

    as Diner Cop
  • Tony De Santis

    as Precinct Detective
  • Ana Maria Quintana

    as A.C.H.E. Secretary
  • Ray Paisley

    as Customs Agent
  • Christopher Brown

    as Carpenter
  • Gary Farmer

    as Mover
  • Micki Moore

    as Believer
Camera Robby Müller Director of Photography
Production John S. Lyons Casting
Production Donna Isaacson Casting
Editing Peter Honess Editor
Art Carol Spier Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Shay Cunliffe Costume Design
Art Elinor Rose Galbraith Set Decoration
Art John Kasarda Art Direction
Art Susan Bode Set Decoration
Directing John Schlesinger Director
Production John Schlesinger Producer
Art Simon Holland Production Design
Sound J. Peter Robinson Original Music Composer
Writing Mark Frost Screenplay
Production Mark Frost Associate Producer
Production Edward Teets Executive Producer
Writing Nicholas Conde Novel
Costume & Make-Up Shonagh Jabour Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Kevin Haney Special Effects Makeup Artist
Crew Connie Brink Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up Werner Sherer Hairstylist
Production Beverly J. Camhe Producer
Costume & Make-Up Mickey Scott Makeup Artist
Production Michael Childers Producer