The Parallax View

The Parallax View (1974)

As American as apple pie

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1974-06-14
  • User Rating: 6.9/10 from 111 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 42min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Doubleday Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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From 111 Ratings


An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.

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  • Warren Beatty

    as Joseph Frady
  • Hume Cronyn

    as Editor Bill Rintels
  • William Daniels

    as Austin Tucker
  • Paula Prentiss

    as Lee Carter
  • Kenneth Mars

    as Former FBI Agent Will
  • Kelly Thordsen

    as Sheriff L.D. Wicker
  • Earl Hindman

    as Deputy Red
  • Anthony Zerbe

    as Prof. Nelson Schwartzkopf
  • Walter McGinn

    as Jack Younger
  • Jim Davis

    as George Hammond
  • Bill McKinney

    as The Parallax Assassin
  • William Joyce

    as Senator Charles Carroll
  • Bettie Johnson

    as Mrs. Charles Carroll
  • Doria Cook-Nelson

    as Gale - Blond Salmontail Bar Girl
  • William Jordan

    as Tucker's Aide
  • Ted Gehring

    as Schecter - Hotel Clerk
  • Lee Pulford

    as Shirley - Brunet Salmontail Bar Girl
  • Chuck Waters

    as Thomas Richard Linder
  • Alma Beltran

    as Joy Holder
  • Edward Winter

    as Senator Jameson
  • Stacy Keach, Sr.

    as Commission Spokesman #1
  • Ford Rainey

    as Commission Spokesman #2
  • Richard Bull

    as Parallax Goon
  • Jo Ann Harris

    as Chrissy - Frady's Girl
  • Joan Lemmo

    as Organist
Writing David Giler Writer
Production Alixe Gordin Casting
Editing John W. Wheeler Editor
Camera Gordon Willis Director of Photography
Directing Alan J. Pakula Director
Production Alan J. Pakula Producer
Sound Michael Small Original Music Composer
Art George Jenkins Production Design
Production Charles H. Maguire Associate Producer
Production Joe Scully Casting
Production Gabriel Katzka Executive Producer
Writing Lorenzo Semple Jr. Writer
Writing Loren Singer Novel