Elephant (2003)

An ordinary high school day. Except that it's not.

  • Genre: Crime, Drama
  • Release Date: 2003-09-06
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 959 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 22min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: HBO Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent. The film chronicles the events surrounding a school shooting.

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  • Alex Frost

    as Alex
  • Eric Deulen

    as Eric
  • John Robinson

    as John McFarland
  • Elias McConnell

    as Elias
  • Jordan Taylor

    as Jordan
  • Carrie Finklea

    as Carrie
  • Nicole George

    as Nicole
  • Brittany Mountain

    as Brittany
  • Alicia Miles

    as Acadia
  • Kristen Hicks

    as Michelle
  • Bennie Dixon

    as Benny
  • Nathan Tyson

    as Nathan
  • Timothy Bottoms

    as Mr. McFarland
  • Matt Malloy

    as Mr. Luce
  • Chantelle Chriestenson Nelson

    as Noelle
  • Larry Laverty

    as Teacher #3
  • Ruben Bansie-Snellman

    as GSA Student
  • Jason Seitz

    as GSA Victim
  • Vana O'Brien

    as P.E. Instructor
Production Mali Finn Casting
Production Diane Keaton Executive Producer
Writing Gus Van Sant Screenplay
Directing Gus Van Sant Director
Editing Gus Van Sant Editor
Production Dany Wolf Producer
Camera Harris Savides Director of Photography
Sound Felix Andrew Sound Mixer
Sound Leslie Shatz Sound Designer
Crew Jor Van Kline Special Effects Coordinator
Production Bill Robinson Executive Producer
Production Laura Albert Associate Producer
Visual Effects Collin Fowler Visual Effects Coordinator
Art Benjamin Hayden Art Direction
Production Jay Hernandez Associate Producer
Production Danny Stoltz Casting
Costume & Make-Up Marychris Mass Costume Designer