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Someone to Watch Over Me, a mystery thriller directed by Ridley Scott is the story of a police officer who falls in love with the woman he is hired to protect and the effect of this affair on his marriage and his life. Claire (Mimi Rogers) an extremely wealthy socialite is the sole witness to a mob murder and is in great danger. Mike (Tom Berenger), a happily married NYC police officer is assigned to protect her and takes up residence in her foyer while she waits to testify. A romance develops between the unlikely couple which threatens Mike's marriage to Ellie (Lorraine Bracco). All of this sounds more exciting than it is, and while the film fails to generate much suspense, the love story and Mike's dilemma are interesting. All the performances are excellent, particularly that of Bracco as the no-nonsense wife. The score is exceptional and the photography and set decoration are all fine. Someone to Watch Over Me is a fine police thriller and love story. ~ Linda Rasmussen, Rovi

  • Release date:October 9, 1987

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
American Society of Cinematographers Steven Poster Best Cinematography 1987 Nominee

Cast

Tom Berenger
as Mike Keegan
Mimi Rogers
as Claire Gregory
Lorraine Bracco
as Ellie Keegan
Jerry Orbach
as Lt. Garber
John Rubinstein
as Neil Steinhart
Andreas Katsulas
as Joey Venza
Tony di Benedetto
as T.J.
James E. Moriarty
as Koontz
Mark Moses
as Win Hockings
Harley Cross
as Tommy Keegan
Mark Voland
as Plainclothesman
Billy Kane
as Brooklyn
Susi Gilder
as Pretty Young Thing
Christopher Cass
as Rookie Cop
Mary Gillis
as Mary the Maid
Anthony Bishop
as Waiter
Harlan Cary Poe
as Killer
Peter Carew
as Doorman
Meg Mundy
as Antonia
Joanne Baron
as Helen Greening
Sharon K. Brecke
as Bimbo
Daniel Hugh Kelly
as Scotty
Harvey Vernon
as Giddings
Joy Todd
Marilyn Rockafellow
as Marge
Helen Tran
as Vietnamese Girl
David Berman
as Cop #1
Jack McGee
as Bartender

Crew

Ridley Scott
Director
Thierry de Ganay
Producer
Harold Schneider
Producer
Howard Franklin
Screenwriter
Hector Babenco
Screenwriter
David Seltzer
Screenwriter
Danilo Bach
Screenwriter
Steven Poster
Cinematographer
George Gershwin
Featured Music
Ira Gershwin
Featured Music
Ray Noble
Featured Music
Steve Winwood
Songwriter
James Hooker
Songwriter
Harry Woods
Songwriter
Leo Delibes
Featured Music
Anona Winn
Songwriter
Roland Gift
Songwriter
Jerome Kern
Featured Music
Michael Kamen
Composer (Music Score)
Vangelis
Composer (Music Score)
Churchill Kohlman
Songwriter
Dave Alvin
Songwriter
Alfredo Catalani
Featured Music
George Flemming
Songwriter
Gus Cannon
Featured Music
Claire Simpson
Editor
James D. Bissell
Production Designer
William C. Gerrity
Production Designer
Jeffrey Beecroft
Production Designer
Christopher Burian-Mohr
Art Director
Mimi Polk
Associate Producer
Mimi Polk Sotela
Associate Producer
Ridley Scott
Executive Producer
Steven Jordan
Set Designer
Jim Teegarden
Set Designer
Ann Harris
Set Designer
Linda de Scenna
Set Designer
Colleen Atwood
Costume Designer
Joseph P. Reidy
First Assistant Director
Glenn Wilder
Stunts
William C. Gerrity
Production Manager
Joy Todd
Casting
Max Stein
Production Manager
Glenn Wilder
Stunts Coordinator
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