The Arrival

The Arrival (1996)

The greatest danger facing our world has been the planet's best kept secret... until now.

  • Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1996-05-31
  • User Rating: 5.982/10 from 592 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 55min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Live Entertainment
  • Production Country: Mexico, United States of America
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Zane Ziminski is an astrophysicist who receives a message that seems to have extraterrestrial origins. Eerily soon after his discovery, Zane is fired. He then embarks on a search to determine the origins of the transmission that leads him into a Hitchcockian labyrinth of paranoia and intrigue.

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    Camera Hiro Narita Director of Photography
    Production Mary Jo Slater Casting
    Sound David Farmer Sound Designer
    Editing Martin Hunter Editor
    Production Claudia Becker Casting Director
    Sound Stephen A. Hope Music Editor
    Sound Dennie Thorpe Foley
    Crew Buddy Joe Hooker Stunt Coordinator
    Production Ted Field Executive Producer
    Art Marco Niro Art Department Coordinator
    Visual Effects Raman Hui Animation Director
    Costume & Make-Up Mayes C. Rubeo Costume Design
    Production Robert W. Cort Executive Producer
    Production Thomas G. Smith Producer
    Production Steve Brooksbank Casting
    Art Héctor Romero Art Direction
    Writing David Twohy Screenplay
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    Camera Guillermo Rosas Camera Operator
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    Sound Arthur Kempel Original Music Composer
    Production Mitch Carter ADR Voice Casting
    Production Jim Steele Producer
    Art Anthony R. Stabley Art Direction
    Crew Alisa Christensen Stunts
    Camera Isidore Mankofsky Second Unit Director of Photography
    Production Lorenzo O'Brien Associate Producer
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