The Number 23

The Number 23 (2007)

First it takes hold of your mind...then it takes hold of your life.

  • Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
  • Release Date: 2007-02-23
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 1934 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 41min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Firm Films
  • Production Country: Germany, United States of America
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Walter Sparrow is an animal control officer that becomes obsessed with a mysterious book that seems to be based on his own life. As soon as he opens the book, he notices strange parallels between what he reads and what he's experienced. But now he's worried that a fictional murder might materialize.

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  • Jim Carrey

    as Walter Sparrow / Fingerling
  • Virginia Madsen

    as Agatha Sparrow / Fabrizia
  • Logan Lerman

    as Robin Sparrow
  • Danny Huston

    as Isaac French / Dr. Miles Phoenix
  • Lynn Collins

    as Suicide Blonde / Mrs. Dobkins / Young Fingerling's Mother
  • Mark Pellegrino

    as Kyle Finch
  • Rhona Mitra

    as Laura Tollins
  • David Stifel

    as Hotel Clerk
  • Corey Stoll

    as Sergeant Burns
  • Michelle Arthur

    as Sybil
  • Paul Butcher

    as Young Fingerling / Young Walter
  • Ed Lauter

    as Father Sebastian
  • Troy Kotsur

    as Barnaby
  • Patricia Belcher

    as Dr. Alice Mortimer
  • Lesli Margherita

    as Attractive Coed
  • Shakti Shannon

    as Lucinda
  • Tara Karsian

    as Box Company Clerk
Directing Joel Schumacher Director
Writing Fernley Phillips Screenplay
Production Beau Flynn Producer
Production Tripp Vinson Producer
Sound Harry Gregson-Williams Original Music Composer
Camera Matthew Libatique Director of Photography
Editing Mark Stevens Editor
Production Mali Finn Casting
Art Andrew Laws Production Design
Art Daniel B. Clancy Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Daniel Orlandi Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Bill Corso Makeup Department Head
Production Donald Dowd Casting Consultant
Production Richard Brener Executive Producer
Production Mike Drake Executive Producer
Production Toby Emmerich Executive Producer
Production Linda Fields Associate Producer
Production Keith Goldberg Executive Producer
Production Fernley Phillips Co-Producer
Production Eli Richbourg Executive Producer
Production Brooklyn Weaver Executive Producer
Art Jon Billington Art Direction
Art David Sandefur Art Direction