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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
Susi Gilder
as Pretty Young Thing
Joy Todd
Daniel Hugh Kelly
as Scotty
Joanne Baron
as Helen Greening
Anthony Bishop
as Waiter
David Berman
as Cop #1
Sharon K. Brecke
as Bimbo
Peter Carew
as Doorman
Christopher Cass
as Rookie Cop
Mary Gillis
as Mary the Maid
Billy Kane
as Brooklyn
Jack McGee
as Bartender
Meg Mundy
as Antonia
Harlan Cary Poe
as Killer
Marilyn Rockafellow
as Marge
Helen Tran
as Vietnamese Girl
Harvey Vernon
as Giddings
Mark Voland
as Plainclothesman
Meg Mundy
as Antonia
Joanne Baron
as Helen Greening
Harvey Vernon
as Giddings
Billy Kane
as Brooklyn
Anthony Bishop
as Waiter
Harlan Cary Poe
as Killer
David Berman
as Cop #1
Helen Tran
as Vietnamese Girl
Peter Carew
as Doorman
Jack McGee
as Bartender
Sharon K. Brecke
as Bimbo
Susi Gilder
as Pretty Young Thing
Mary Gillis
as Mary the Maid
Marilyn Rockafellow
as Marge
Daniel Hugh Kelly
as Scotty
Christopher Cass
as Rookie Cop

Crew

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