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FULL SYNOPSIS

Neglecting Julie (Frances McDormand), his lawyer lady friend, Dr. Peyton Westlake ([[Performer~P52070~Liam Neeson~liamneeson]]) works feverishly to perfect his latest invention -- artificial skin that could be used to treat burn victims. Peyton himself falls victim to an explosion when one of Julie's crooked clients sends his henchmen to sniff out an incriminating document that's been left in Westlake's lab. Hideously disfigured and left for dead, the good doctor receives an experimental medical treatment that renders him super-strong, impervious to pain and prone to heightened fits of rage. Rebuilding his lab into an underground hideout, Westlake begins using his synthetic skin to impersonate various characters and engineer his revenge against those who destroyed his life. Reconnecting with Julie, however, becomes the unsightly vigilante's biggest challenge. ~ Brian J. Dillard, Rovi

  • Release date:August 24, 1990

Cast

Liam Neeson
as Peyton Westlake/Darkman
Frances McDormand
as Julie Hastings
Colin Friels
as Louis Strack, Jr.
Larry Drake
as Robert G. Durant
Nelson Mashita
as Yakitito
Jenny Agutter
as Doctor
Jesse Lawrence Ferguson
as Eddie Black
Rafael Robledo
as Rudy Guzman
Dan Hicks
as Skip
Theodore Raimi
as Rick
Dan Bell
as Smiley
Nicholas Worth
as Pauly
Bruce Campbell
as Shemp, Final
William Dear
as Limo Driver
Said Faraj
as Convenience Store Clerk
Carrie Hall
as Screaming Woman
Karl Wickman
as Police Helicopter Pilot
Cary Tyler
as Dockworker
William Lustig
as Dockworker
Aaron Lustig
as Martin Katz
Neal McDonough
as Dockworker
John Lisbon Wood
as Carnival Booth Attendant
Carl Bresk
as Policeman
Julius Harris
as Gravedigger
Arsenio "Sonny" Trinidad
as Hung Fat
Bridget Hoffman
as Computer
Andy Bale
as Dockworker
Stuart Cornfield
as Dockworker
Craig Hosking
as Helicopter Pilot
Nathan Jung
as Chinese Warrior
Charles W. Young
as Dockworker with Bullet in Forehead
Maggie Moore
as Nurse
Frank Noon
as Side Show Barker
Scott Spiegel
as Dockworker
John Landis
as Physician
Prof. Toru Tanaka
as Chinese Warrior
Cliff Fleming
as Police Helicopter Pilot
Sean Daniel
as Policeman

Crew

Sam Raimi
Director
Daryl Kass
Producer
Chuck Pfarrer
Screenwriter
Ivan Raimi
Screenwriter
Daniel Goldin
Screenwriter
Sam Raimi
Screen Story
Sam Raimi
Screenwriter
Joel Coen
Screenwriter
Ethan Coen
Screenwriter
Joshua Goldin
Screenwriter
Peter Deming
Cinematographer
Bill Pope
Cinematographer
Danny Elfman
Composer (Music Score)
Jonathan Sheffer
Composer (Music Score)
Donald Summer
Musical Direction/Supervision
Bud Smith
Editor
Scott Smith
Editor
David Stiven
Editor
Randy Ser
Production Designer
Phil Dagort
Art Director
George Suhayda
Set Designer
Ginni Barr
Set Designer
Grania Preston
Costume Designer
Peter Kuran
Special Effects
Carl Goldstein
First Assistant Director
Scott Javine
First Assistant Director
Jammie Friday
Animator
Kevin Kutchaver
Animator
Rick Hannigan
Camera Operator
John Cade
Stunts
Gene Lebell
Stunts
Lane Leavitt
Stunts
B.J. Davis
Stunts
Chuck Borden
Stunts
John Escobar
Stunts
Sherry Peterson
Stunts
Rex Pierson
Stunts
Dave Efron
Stunts
Tim Trella
Stunts
Christopher Doyle
Stunts
Dennis Madalone
Stunts
Donald Summer
Sound Mixer
Paul Hellerman
Production Manager
Tony Gardner
Makeup Special Effects
Deborah Larsen
Makeup
Andrew Flinn
Second Second Assistant Director
Tim Durr
Grip
Wayne Kosky
Grip
Gerrit Folsom
Location Manager
Gary Frutkoff
Assistant Art Director
Corinne Welch
Script Supervisor
Terry Rodman
Supervising Sound Editor
Matthew Iadarola
Re-Recording Mixer
David Pollison
Production Assistant
Harry Hauss
Pilot
Pablo Ferro
Montage
Pablo Ferro
Title Design
Bob Badami
Music Editor
Daryl Kass
Line Producer
Darrin Navarro
First Assistant Editor
Thomas Fichter
Assistant Art Director
Bundy Chanock
Set Medic/First Aid
Dino R. Dimuro
Sound Effects Editor
Kirk Corwin
Properties Master
Dan Wallin
Re-Recording Mixer
Richard Kilroy
Matte Artist
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