Instinct (1999)

Nothing is more savage than civilization.

  • Genre: Thriller
  • Release Date: 1999-06-04
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 383 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 6min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Spyglass Entertainment
  • Production Country: United States of America
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In a prison for the criminally insane, deranged anthropologist Ethan Powell is set to be examined by a bright young psychiatrist, Theo Caulder. Driven by ambition and a hunger for the truth, Caulder will eventually risk everything—even put his very life on the line—in a harrowing attempt to understand the bizarre actions of this madman.

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    Sound Danny Elfman Original Music Composer
    Camera Wally Pfister Camera Operator
    Camera Philippe Rousselot Director of Photography
    Editing Richard Francis-Bruce Editor
    Sound Bob Badami Music Editor
    Production Wolfgang Petersen Executive Producer
    Visual Effects Keith Marbory Special Effects Supervisor
    Directing Jon Turteltaub Director
    Sound Lisa Jaime Music Editor
    Production Michael Taylor Producer
    Camera Anastas N. Michos Camera Operator
    Production Gail Katz Executive Producer
    Art Larry Dias Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Jill M. Ohanneson Costume Design
    Directing William M. Elvin First Assistant Director
    Writing Gerald Di Pego Screenplay
    Costume & Make-Up Alix Friedberg Key Costumer
    Production Barbara Boyle Producer
    Art Mark Garner Set Designer
    Sound Terry Porter Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Dean A. Zupancic Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Art Garreth Stover Production Design
    Art Chris Cornwell Art Direction
    Costume & Make-Up Daniel Curet Hairstylist
    Sound Nerses Gezalyan Sound Mixer
    Directing Thomas Johnston Script Supervisor
    Production Renee Rousselot Casting
    Art Marcie Friedman Art Department Coordinator
    Costume & Make-Up John M. Elliott Jr. Makeup Department Head
    Art Cosmas A. Demetriou Set Designer
    Costume & Make-Up John Blake Makeup Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up John Casey Costume Supervisor
    Sound Jon Title Sound Designer
    Sound Wylie Stateman Supervising Sound Editor
    Crew James L. Roberts Special Effects Coordinator
    Sound Lauren Stephens Dialogue Editor
    Art Christopher Scheetz Construction Foreman
    Art Kirk Corwin Property Master
    Sound Scott Sanders Sound Effects Editor
    Sound Jennifer L. Mann ADR Editor
    Crew Jim Vickers Stunt Coordinator
    Crew Donald Dowd Video Assist Operator
    Directing Scott Graves Script Supervisor
    Art Dan Pemberton Construction Coordinator
    Production Kris Olson Production Coordinator
    Camera Robin Melhuish First Assistant Camera
    Sound Peter J. Devlin Sound
    Camera Ted Morris Camera Operator