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Penny Marshall in her feature film directing debut, four screenwriters, and a ebullient Whoopi Goldberg join forces to make Jumpin' Jack Flash, a modern espionage comedy. Goldberg plays Terry Doolittle, a computer operator in a large New York City bank who picks up a cry of help on her computer. The signal is from a man who signs off as Jumpin' Jack Flash. Based on the Rolling Stones tune of that name, she figures out his secret password and opens up a Pandora's box of international intrigue. It seems Jack Flash is a pseudonym for a British agent who is trapped in Russia and desperate for information from the British Embassy that will help him escape. When Terry agrees to help him, the CIA, the KGB, British intelligence, and sundry other law enforcement organizations are all hot on her tail as she tries to help the beleaguered British agent. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

  • Release date:March 16, 1987

Cast

Whoopi Goldberg
as Terry Doolittle
Stephen Collins
as Marty Phillips
Jonathan Pryce
as Jack
John Wood
as Jeremy Talbot
James Belushi
as Sperry Repairman
Carol Kane
as Cynthia
Annie Potts
as Liz Carlson
Peter Michael Goetz
as Mr. Page
Roscoe Lee Browne
as Archer Lincoln
Sara Botsford
as Sarah Billings
Jeroen Krabbé
as Mark Van Meter
Vyto Ruginis
as Carl
Tony Hendra
as Hunter
Jon Lovitz
as Doug
June Chadwick
as Gillian
Tracey Ullman
as Fiona
Garry Marshall
as Detective
James Edgcomb
as Licoln's Aide
Bobcat Goldthwait
Anthony Hamilton
as Man in Restaurant
Phil Hartman
Carl Labove
as Earl The Guard
Heide Lund
as Woman in Restaurant
Miguel A. Nuñez Jr.
as Street Tough
Hilaury Stern
as Customer
Kim Chan
as Korean Flower Vendor
Teagan Clive
as Russian Exercise Woman
Gerry Connell
as Lincoln's Aide
Kenneth Danziger
as Embassy Computer Man
Edouard de Soto
as Superintendent
Charles Dumas
as N.Y. Officer
Bob Ernst
as Street Tough
Benji Gregory
as Harry Carlson, Jr.
Eric Harrison
as Embassy Computer Man
George Jenesky
as Man with Umbrella
Jeffrey Joseph
as African Embassy Guest
Matt Landers
as Night Guard at Bank
Kellie Martin
as Kristi Carlson
Tom McDermott
as Minister
Deanna Oliver
as Karen at Elizabeth Arden
Julie Payne
as Receptionist at Elizabeth Arden
Donna Ponterotto
as Pedicurist at Elizabeth Arden
Tracy Reiner
as Page's Secretary
Mark Rowen
as Blond Cab Driver
Jose Santana
as Street Tough
Jamey Sheridan
as N.Y. Officer
Lynne Stewart
as Karen
Paxton Whitehead
as Lord Malcolm Billings
Chino "Fats" Williams
as Larry the Heavyset Guard
Ren Woods
as Jackie
Michael McKean
as British Party Guest (uncredited)
Paxton Whitehead
as Lord Malcolm Billings
Kenneth Danziger
as Embassy Computer Man
Deanna Oliver
as Karen at Elizabeth Arden
Matt Landers
as Night Guard at Bank
Lynne Stewart
as Karen
Tom McDermott
as Minister
Jamey Sheridan
as N.Y. Officer
Hilaury Stern
as Customer
Donna Ponterotto
as Pedicurist at Elizabeth Arden
Ren Woods
as Jackie
James Edgcomb
as Licoln's Aide
Miguel A. Nuñez Jr.
as Street Tough
Tracy Reiner
as Page's Secretary
Kim Chan
as Korean Flower Vendor
Jose Santana
as Street Tough
Jeffrey Joseph
as African Embassy Guest
Gerry Connell
as Lincoln's Aide
Eric Harrison
as Embassy Computer Man
Benji Gregory
as Harry Carlson, Jr.
Edouard de Soto
as Superintendent
Heide Lund
as Woman in Restaurant
Charles Dumas
as N.Y. Officer
Chino "Fats" Williams
as Larry the Heavyset Guard
George Jenesky
as Man with Umbrella
Carl Labove
as Earl The Guard
Mark Rowen
as Blond Cab Driver
Julie Payne
as Receptionist at Elizabeth Arden
Kellie Martin
as Kristi Carlson
Teagan Clive
as Russian Exercise Woman
Anthony Hamilton
as Man in Restaurant
Bob Ernst
as Street Tough

Crew

Penny Marshall
Director
Joel Silver
Producer
Lawrence Gordon
Producer
J.W. Melville
Screenwriter
Nancy Meyers
Screenwriter
David H. Franzoni
Screen Story
David H. Franzoni
Screenwriter
Patricia Irving
Screenwriter
Charles Shyer
Screenwriter
Jan de Bont
Cinematographer
Matthew Leonetti
Cinematographer
Allee Willis
Songwriter
Lauren Sargent
Songwriter
Raynard Miner
Songwriter
Billy Brannigan
Songwriter
Cynthia Weil
Songwriter
Danny Sembello
Songwriter
Thomas Newman
Composer (Music Score)
Tony Swain
Songwriter
Lamont Dozier
Songwriter
The Rolling Stones
Featured Music
Mark Goldblatt
Editor
Mark Helfrich
Editor
Janice Hampton
Editor
Frank Richwood
Art Director
George Bowers
Associate Producer
Richard Marks
Associate Producer
Beau Marks
First Assistant Director
Nancy Klopper
Casting
Mack Bing
Production Manager
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