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Nick of Time Details


A stranger pulled into a deadly scheme races against time to save his daughter in this thriller. Gene Watson (Johnny Depp) is an accountant who comes to L.A. with his ten-year-old daughter Lynn (Courtney Chase) to attend a funeral. On the street, Gene and Lynn are pulled aside by Mr. Smith (Christopher Walken) and Ms. Jones (Roma Maffia), who flash what look like police badges and usher them into a van. Gene soon discovers that he's been kidnapped, and his captors have an unusual demand -- if Gene does not murder Gov. Eleanor Grant (Marsha Mason) within 75 minutes, his daughter will be killed. Gene now has just an hour and a quarter to tip off the authorities, spare Gov. Grant, and find out what Smith and Jones are trying to do, along with saving his daughter's life. He finds a much-needed ally in one-legged shoe-shine man Huey (Charles S. Dutton). Most of the action in Nick of Time occurs in "real time," meaning that the passage of time on screen matches that of real life, as the frequent shots of clocks and watches will attest. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi


Johnny Depp
as Gene Watson
Christopher Walken
as Mr. Smith
Charles S. Dutton
as Huey
Peter Strauss
as Brendan Grant
Roma Maffia
as Ms. Jones
Gloria Reuben
as Krista Brooks
Edith Diaz
as Irene--Domestic Maintenance
Pamela Dunlap
as Centerpiece Poacher
Clark Johnson
as Hackney Transportist
Dana Mackey
as Transport Reception Manager
Nicole Mancera
as Young Hispanic Girl
Cynthena Sanders
as Beverage Server
Miguel Najera
as Franco--Governor's Bodyguard
Bill Smitrovich
as Officer Trust
Antony Sandoval
as French Man
Yolanda Gonzalez
as Mother
G.D. Spradlin
as Mystery Man
Courtney Chase
as Lynn Watson
Jerry Tondo
as Chief Aide
Lance August
as Personal Security
Tom Lawrence
as Personal Waste Facility User
Antonette Saftler
as Mrs Wentzel
Tomi-Lee Bradley
as Himself
Yul Vázquez
as Gustino--Guest Services
Michael Chong
as Asian Man
Charles Carroll
as Sanitation Engineer
Jan Speck
as Rally Orienter
Robert Buckingham
as Illegal Security Access Carrier
Isabel García Lorca
as French Woman
Rick Zieff
as JBN Videographer
Marsha Mason
as Gov. Eleanor Grant
Peter MacKenzie
as JBN Reporter


John Badham
John Badham
Patrick Sheane Duncan
Roy H. Wagner
D.J. Caruso
Executive Producer
Nancy Mickelberry
Set Designer
Julia Badham
Set Designer
Mary Vogt
Costume Designer
Willie D. Burton
Sound/Sound Designer
Jeff Jarvis
Special Effects
D.J. Caruso
First Assistant Director
John Hockridge
First Assistant Director
Bob Gorelick
Camera Operator
Shane Dixon
Richard H. Prince
Production Manager
Carol Lewis