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Martin Scorsese's After Hours is a dark, tragi-comic tale of a fish out of water, centering on an uptight, white-bread computer consultant from uptown Manhattan who finds himself in the nightmarish and incomprehensible (to him) world of Soho after dark. The ordeal begins when Paul Hackett (Griffin Dunne) gets lonely and decides to leave the posh East Side and search the Soho streets for some loving from Marcy (Rosanna Arquette), the pretty young woman he met in a downtown cafe. He has her phone number and works up the nerve to call. She wants to see him, and so Paul grabs $20, hails a taxi and sets out. The weirdness begins when he loses his money during the high-speed cab ride. His visit to Marcy's loft, where he meets her crazed artist roommate Kiki (Linda Fiorentino), is a disaster, as is his encounter with the beehive-wearing retro waitress Julie (Teri Garr). ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

  • Release date:October 11, 1985


Awarded by
Independent Spirit Awards Joseph Minion Best Screenplay 1985 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Martin Scorsese Best Director 1985 Winner
Cannes Film Festival Martin Scorsese Best Director 1986 Winner
Independent Spirit Awards Michael Ballhaus Best Cinematography 1985 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Rosanna Arquette Best Actress 1985 Nominee
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Rosanna Arquette Best Supporting Actress 1986 Nominee


Griffin Dunne
as Paul Hackett
Rosanna Arquette
as Marcy
Verna Bloom
as June
Tommy Chong
as Pepe
Linda Fiorentino
as Kiki
Teri Garr
as Julie
John Heard
as Tom the bartender
Cheech Marin
as Neil
Catherine O'Hara
as Gail
Will Patton
as Horst
Robert Plunket
as Mark, Street Pickup
Bronson Pinchot
as Lloyd
Margo Winkler
as Woman with Gun
Rand Carr
as 2nd Biker
Martin Scorsese
as Club Berlin Searchlight Operator
Maree Catalano
as Angry Mob Member
Clarke Evans
as 1st Neighbor
Charles Scorsese
Joel Jason
as 1st Biker
Vic Magnotta
as Dead Man
Stephen J. Lim
as Club Berlin Bartender
Victor Argo
as Diner Cashier
Rockets Redglare
as Angry Mob Member
Mary Colquhoun
Clarence Felder
as Bouncer
Dick Miller
as Waiter
Frank Aquilino
as Angry Mob Member
Murray Moston
as Token Booth Clerk
Paula Raflo
as Angry Mob Member
Rocco Sisto
as Coffee Shop Cashier
Victor Bumbalo
as 2nd Neighbor
Larry Block
as Taxi Driver
Bill Elverman
as Neighbor


Martin Scorsese
Griffin Dunne
Robert F. Colesberry
Amy Robinson
Joseph Minion
Michael Ballhaus
Howard Shore
Composer (Music Score)
Thelma Schoonmaker
Jeffrey Townsend
Production Designer
Stephen Lineweaver
Art Director
Deborah Schindler
Associate Producer
Leslie Pope
Set Designer
Rita Ryack
Costume Designer
Michael Nozik
Production Manager
Mary Colquhoun