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The central "gimmick" of the comedy-adventure Twins is established early on. Unbeknownst to one another, king-sized Arnold Schwarzenegger and gnomeish Danny De Vito are twin brothers. Even better: Schwarzenegger is a mild-mannered, bookish type, while De Vito is a vitriolic troublemaker. The film takes satiric jabs at the notion of "perfect" genetics, and makes several pointed comments concerning the dangers of youthful pre-conditioning by insensitive parents. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:December 9, 1988

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Skip Scarborough Best Original Song 1988 Nominee

Cast

Arnold Schwarzenegger
as Julius Benedict
Danny DeVito
as Vincent Benedict
Kelly Preston
as Marnie Mason
Chloe Webb
as Linda Mason
Bonnie Bartlett
as Mary Ann Benedict
Trey Wilson
as Beetroot McKinley
Marshall Bell
as Webster
Dendrie Allyn Taylor
as Female Neighbor
David Caruso
as Al Greco
Hugh O'Brian
as Granger
Tony Jay
as Werner
Nehemiah Persoff
as Mitchell Traven
Maury Chaykin
as Burt Klane
Tom McCleister
as Bob Klane
David Efron
as Morris Klane
Peter Dvorsky
as Peter Garfield
Robert Harper
as Gilbert Larsen
Rosemary Dunsmore
as Miss Busby
Lora Milligan
as Stewardess
Richard Portnow
as Chop Shop Owner
S.A. Griffin
as Hollywood Biker
Billy Lucas
as Hollywood Biker
Lew Hopson
as Cop
Frances Bay
as Mother Superior
Marvin J. McIntyre
as McKinley's Man
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
as Oriental Man
Wayne Grace
as Cell Guard
Thomas Wagner
as Visiting Room Guard
Tyrone Jones
as Mover
Elizabeth Kaitan
as Secretary
Tom Platz
as Granger, Son
Roger Callard
as Granger, Son
Jason Reitman
as Granger Grandson
Catherine Reitman
as Granger Granddaughter
Sven Ole Thorsen
as Sam Klane
Gus Rethwisch
as Dave Klane
Linda Porter
as Painter
Bruce McBroom
as Handsome Father
Frank Davis
as Security Guard
John Michael Bolger
as Security Guard
Steve Reevis
as Indian
Jeff Beck
as Lead Guitarist
Terry Bozzio
as Drums
Nicolette Larson
as Singer
Jill Avery
as Bass Player
Heather Graham
as Young Mary Ann Benedict (uncredited)
Linda Porter
as Painter
Dendrie Allyn Taylor
as Female Neighbor
Wayne Grace
as Cell Guard
John Michael Bolger
as Security Guard
Richard Portnow
as Chop Shop Owner
Steve Reevis
as Indian
Nicolette Larson
as Singer
Frank Davis
as Security Guard
David Caruso
as Al Greco
Jeff Beck
as Lead Guitarist
Tony Jay
as Werner
Maury Chaykin
as Burt Klane
Terry Bozzio
as Drums
Roger Callard
as Granger, Son
Peter Dvorsky
as Peter Garfield
Tom Platz
as Granger, Son
Frances Bay
as Mother Superior
Hugh O'Brian
as Granger
Tom McCleister
as Bob Klane
Thomas Wagner
as Visiting Room Guard
Gus Rethwisch
as Dave Klane
Nehemiah Persoff
as Mitchell Traven
Catherine Reitman
as Granger Granddaughter
Jill Avery
as Bass Player
Jason Reitman
as Granger Grandson
Sven Ole Thorsen
as Sam Klane
S.A. Griffin
as Hollywood Biker
Tyrone Jones
as Mover
David Efron
as Morris Klane
Bruce McBroom
as Handsome Father
Billy Lucas
as Hollywood Biker
Rosemary Dunsmore
as Miss Busby
Robert Harper
as Gilbert Larsen
Elizabeth Kaitan
as Secretary
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
as Oriental Man
Lew Hopson
as Cop
Lora Milligan
as Stewardess
Marvin J. McIntyre
as McKinley's Man

Crew

Ivan Reitman
Director
Ivan Reitman
Producer
William Osborne
Screenwriter
William Goldman
Screenwriter
Herschel Weingrod
Screenwriter
William Davies
Screenwriter
Andrzej Bartkowiak
Cinematographer
Randy Edelman
Composer (Music Score)
Peter Afterman
Musical Direction/Supervision
Georges Delerue
Composer (Music Score)
Sheldon Kahn
Editor
Donn Cambern
Editor
James D. Bissell
Production Designer
Christopher Burian-Mohr
Art Director
Sheldon Kahn
Associate Producer
Joe Medjuck
Executive Producer
Nancy Patton
Set Designer
Jim Teegarden
Set Designer
Ed Verreaux
Set Designer
Gloria Gresham
Costume Designer
Michael Lantieri
Special Effects
Peter Giuliano
First Assistant Director
Dustin Blauvelt
Camera Operator
Joel Kramer
Stunts
Michael Chinich
Casting
Jeff Dawn
Makeup
Leonard Engelman
Makeup
Bob Boykin
Musical Performer
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