Big Fish

Big Fish (2003)

An adventure as big as life itself.

  • Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Drama
  • Release Date: 2003-12-25
  • User Rating: 7.7/10 from 3992 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 5min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Columbia Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true picture of his father from flashbacks of his amazing adventures.

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  • Ewan McGregor

    as Younger Ed Bloom
  • Albert Finney

    as Older Ed Bloom
  • Billy Crudup

    as Will Bloom
  • Jessica Lange

    as Older Sandra Bloom
  • Helena Bonham Carter

    as Younger & Older Jenny/The Witch
  • Alison Lohman

    as Younger Sandra Bloom
  • Marion Cotillard

    as Josephine
  • Robert Guillaume

    as Older Dr. Bennett
  • Matthew McGrory

    as Karl the Giant
  • David Denman

    as Don Price - Age 18-22
  • Missi Pyle

    as Mildred
  • Loudon Wainwright III

    as Beamen
  • Arlene Tai

    as Jing
  • Ada Tai

    as Ping
  • Steve Buscemi

    as Norther Winslow
  • Danny DeVito

    as Amos Calloway
  • Deep Roy

    as Mr. Soggybottom
  • Perry Walston

    as Ed Bloom - Age 10
  • Hailey Anne Nelson

    as Jenny - Age 8
  • R. Keith Harris

    as Ed's Father
  • Grayson Stone

    as Will Bloom - Age 6-8
  • Miley Cyrus

    as Ruthie - Age 8
  • Karla Droege

    as Ed's Mother
  • Zac Gardner

    as Zacky Price - Age 10
  • John Lowell

    as Don Price - Age 12
  • Sallie Hedrick

    as Pretty Girl
  • Charles McLawhorn

    as Mayor
  • Frank Hoyt Taylor

    as Sharecropper
  • Billy Redden

    as Banjo man
  • James DeForest Parker

    as Shotgun Toter
  • Russell Hodgkinson

    as Some Farmer
  • Don Young

    as Shephard
  • David Ramsey

    as Townsperson
  • Greg Hohn

    as Townsperson
  • Zach Hanner

    as Cashier
  • Jeff Campbell

    as Jump Leader
  • Bonnie Johnson

    as Teller Woman
  • Joanne Pankow

    as Heavy Set Nurse
  • Trevor Gagnon

    as Will's son
  • Daniel Wallace

    as Econ Professor
  • Jake Brake

    as Old Zacky
  • L.C. Holt

    as Spectre Citizen (uncredited)
  • Will Thomas

    as Spectre Citizen (uncredited)
Directing Tim Burton Director
Writing John August Screenplay
Production Bruce Cohen Producer
Production Dan Jinks Producer
Production Arne Schmidt Executive Producer
Production Richard D. Zanuck Producer
Sound Danny Elfman Original Music Composer
Camera Philippe Rousselot Director of Photography
Editing Chris Lebenzon Editor
Production Denise Chamian Casting
Art Nancy Haigh Set Decoration
Art Roy Barnes Art Direction
Art Jean-Michel Ducourty Art Direction
Art Robert Fechtman Art Direction
Art Jack Johnson Art Direction
Art Richard L. Johnson Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Colleen Atwood Costume Design
Crew Philippe Gallichet Chef
Production Debra James Unit Production Manager
Costume & Make-Up Donna O'Neal Key Set Costumer
Sound Matthew Harrison Foley Editor
Sound Greg P. Russell Sound mixer
Sound Bob Badami Music Supervisor
Directing Janna Stern Script Supervisor
Camera Guy Ferrandis Still Photographer
Camera Mary Ellen Mark Still Photographer
Camera Zade Rosenthal Still Photographer
Lighting Jack English Gaffer
Lighting Dennis J. Lootens Rigging Gaffer
Costume & Make-Up Dorothy J. Pearl Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Sherri Bramlett Hairstylist
Art Chris Cummings Art Department Coordinator
Art Christina Ann Wilson Assistant Art Director
Art Jeff Passanante Construction Coordinator
Art James M. Davis Construction Foreman
Art Michael J. Flynn Greensman
Art Scott Troha Leadman
Art Stephen Eno Painter
Art Dennis Gassner Production Design
Art Val Drake Sculptor
Art Dawn Brown Set Designer
Camera David Norris Camera Operator
Crew Ben Shepherd CGI Supervisor
Camera Robert Ruiz First Assistant Camera
Camera Neal Norton Steadicam Operator
Costume & Make-Up Michelle Skoby Assistant Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Cha Blevins Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Linda De Andrea Hair Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Jean Ann Black Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Alice Powell Seamstress
Costume & Make-Up Susan Antonelli Set Costumer
Crew Jacky Hardouin Carpenter
Crew Cynthia Onrubia Choreographer
Crew David Guilbeau Craft Service
Crew Carla Meyer Dialect Coach
Crew Paddy Eason Digital Effects Supervisor
Crew Jos'h Hancher Loader
Crew Steve Humphrey Picture Car Coordinator
Crew Julie Saegert Post Production Assistant
Crew Meyerer Miller Production Office Assistant
Crew Tina Canny Projection
Crew John B. Clarey III Propmaker
Crew Taylor Bennett Scenic Artist
Crew Tommy Harper Second Unit
Crew Chamonix Bosch Set Production Assistant
Crew May Porter Stand In
Crew Charles Croughwell Stunt Coordinator
Crew Pedro Barquin Stunts
Crew Bill Diaz Supervising Animator
Crew Evan Schiff Systems Administrators & Support
Crew Michael Antunez Transportation Coordinator
Crew Eileen Peterson Unit Publicist
Crew John Radcliff Utility Stunts
Crew Steve Rhee Visual Effects Editor
Editing Steve Bowen Color Timer
Editing Michel Aller First Assistant Editor
Lighting Bryan Booth Electrician
Lighting Jesse Wayne Parker Rigging Grip
Production Katterli Frauenfelder Associate Producer
Production Dena Berman Casting Associate
Production Robin Citrin Location Manager
Production Christine Bodelot Production Accountant
Production Geraldine Niche Production Coordinator
Sound Carl Fischer Boom Operator
Sound Ellen Segal Music Editor
Sound Jeff Atmajian Orchestrator
Sound Petur Hliddal Production Sound Mixer
Sound Dennis S. Sands Scoring Mixer
Sound Ted Caplan Sound Effects Editor
Sound Skip Lievsay Supervising Sound Editor
Visual Effects Domi Piturro 3D Supervisor
Visual Effects John E. Sasaki Digital Compositors
Visual Effects Keith Marbory Special Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Lucy Ainsworth-Taylor Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Rohan Claassen Visual Effects
Visual Effects Kevin Scott Mack Visual Effects Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Sara Philpott Set Dressing Supervisor
Crew John Eric Seay Prop Maker
Crew Timothy Michael Cairns Quality Control Supervisor
Art Benjamin Edelberg Leadman
Crew Robert Dawson Title Graphics
Sound Larry Hopkins Sound Mixer
Crew Stan Parks Special Effects
Visual Effects Denis Samoilov Animation
Crew Gabriel Solana Makeup Effects
Costume & Make-Up Gloria Belz Makeup Artist
Directing Katterli Frauenfelder First Assistant Director
Sound Melissa Lytle Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Mark Berrow Musician
Art Rick Chavez Assistant Property Master
Art Jack Blanchard Set Dresser
Art Rémy Boudet Title Designer
Camera Darryl Humber Dolly Grip
Camera C. Alan Rawlins Key Grip
Costume & Make-Up Felipe Sanchez Costume Illustrator
Costume & Make-Up Lee Clayton Tailor
Directing Vanessa Mujica Third Assistant Director
Editing Mo Henry Negative Cutter
Production Kerin Ferallo Assistant Production Coordinator
Production Kevin Flatow Assistant Production Manager
Production Ingrid Jungermann Casting Assistant
Sound Craig Berkey Sound Effects Designer
Sound Kimberly Harris Supervising ADR Editor
Sound Teri E. Dorman Supervising Dialogue Editor
Visual Effects Aaron Sims Character Designer
Visual Effects Colin Drobnis Visual Effects Technical Director
Sound Susan Dawes Dialogue Editor
Art Jerry Moss Property Master
Writing Daniel Wallace Novel
Costume & Make-Up Joseph P. Hurt Assistant Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Amy Arnold Costumer
Directing Stéphanie Champault Second Assistant Director
Directing Carlos De La Torre Second Second Assistant Director
Art Dianne Chadwick Graphic Designer
Art Chris Bogart Set Painter
Art Chris Baker Storyboard Artist
Art Niamh Murphy Textile Artist
Sound Howard London ADR Mixer
Sound Gary A. Hecker Foley Artist
Sound Brian Ruberg Foley Mixer
Crew Tony Vandenecker Special Effects Technician
Crew Ian Calip Stunt Double
Crew Michael Forte Stunt Driver
Camera Xiomara Comrie Assistant Camera
Camera Riko Schatke Best Boy Grip
Camera Louis Smith Second Assistant Camera
Editing Meredith Apel Assistant Editor
Editing Paul McGhee Digital Color Timer
Editing Ben Estrada Digital Colorist
Editing Curtis Lindersmith Digital Intermediate Editor
Production Dawn Blacksten Assistant Location Manager
Lighting James Babineaux Assistant Chief Lighting Technician
Crew Mary Small Catering
Visual Effects Murray Barber Digital Compositor
Visual Effects Lindsay MacGowan Effects Supervisor
Production Janella Bersabal Extras Casting Assistant
Production Rick Baca First Assistant Accountant
Production Michael Elson Head of Production
Production Jason Arrington Key Production Assistant
Lighting Jesse Wayne Parker Key Rigging Grip
Camera Jeff W. Curtis Grip
Production Marianne Shiffrar Payroll Accountant
Production Scott Berrie Production Assistant
Production Olivier Suffert Production Driver
Crew Don Baer Driver
Production Dean Zanuck Production Executive
Production Segolene Amice Production Secretary
Production Noelle Coughlan Second Assistant Accountant
Sound Sean Landeros Sound Recordist
Production Maryellen Aviano Extras Casting Coordinator
Visual Effects Michelle Martin Visual Effects Coordinator