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40 Days and 40 Nights Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Following memorable roles in the military action-adventures (2001) and (2001), young actor Josh Hartnett is propelled to romantic leading man status with this semi-autobiographical comedy from screenwriter Rob Perez. Hartnett stars as Matt Sullivan, a young man smarting over the bitter breakup of his most recent relationship. With Lent approaching, Matt decides to observe the 40-day tradition by abstaining from all sexual contact, including self-gratification. Once his odyssey of discipline has begun, he meets the girl of his dreams, while his ex begins campaigning to get him back. Co-starring Shannyn Sossamon, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Vinessa Shaw, 40 Days and 40 Nights inspired another round of controversy between distributor Miramax and the Catholic League, which accused the film of being a "vulgar parody" of Lent. The League previously protested the company's releases of Vinessa Shaw (1994) and Vinessa Shaw (1999). ~ Karl Williams, Rovi

  • Release date:March 1, 2002

Cast

Josh Hartnett
as Matt Sullivan
Shannyn Sossamon
as Erica
Paulo Costanzo
as Ryan
Monet Mazur
as Candy
Vinessa Shaw
as Nicole
Maggie Gyllenhaal
as Samantha
Michelle Harrison
as Maureen
Dylan Neal
as David
Adam Trese
as John Sullivan
Emmanuelle Vaugier
as Susie
Michael Macabebe
as Bagel Guy
Glenn Fitzgerald
as Chris
Mary Gross
as Mom
Stanley Anderson
as Father Maher
Barry Newman
as Dad
Griffin Dunne
as Jerry
Susan Bain
as Ms. Willow
Terry Chen
as Neil
Jarrad Paul
as Duncan
Lina Teal
as Girl in bed
Aaron Trainor
as Waiter
Stefanie von Pfetten
as Girl in Chinatown
Keegan Connor Tracy
as Mandy
Lorin Heath
as Diana
Christine Chatelain
as Andie
Kai Lennox
as Nick
Christopher Gauthier
as Mikey
Alan Draven
as Computer Nerd
Reuben Grundy
as Computer Nerd #2
Jason Low
as Merj
Tracy Kyser
as Business Woman
Nicole Wilder
as Anastasia
Chiara Zanni
as Nun
Michael C. Maronna
as Bagel Boy
Michelle Harrison
as Maureen
Keegan Connor Tracy
as Mandy
Aaron Trainor
as Waiter
Barry Newman
as Dad
Vinessa Shaw
as Nicole
Glenn Fitzgerald
as Chris
Monet Mazur
as Candy
Chiara Zanni
as Nun
Christine Chatelain
as Andie
Jason Low
as Merj
Alan Draven
as Computer Nerd
Christopher Gauthier
as Mikey
Dylan Neal
as David
Emmanuelle Vaugier
as Susie
Nicole Wilder
as Anastasia
Michael Macabebe
as Bagel Guy
Lorin Heath
as Diana
Mary Gross
as Mom
Kai Lennox
as Nick
Lina Teal
as Girl in bed
Jarrad Paul
as Duncan
Adam Trese
as John Sullivan
Tracy Kyser
as Business Woman
Terry Chen
as Neil
Griffin Dunne
as Jerry
Maggie Gyllenhaal
as Samantha
Reuben Grundy
as Computer Nerd #2
Stanley Anderson
as Father Maher
Stefanie von Pfetten
as Girl in Chinatown
Susan Bain
as Ms. Willow

Crew

Michael Lehmann
Director
Tim Bevan
Producer
Michael London
Producer
Eric Fellner
Producer
Elliot Davis
Cinematographer
Bonnie Greenberg
Musical Direction/Supervision
Rolfe Kent
Composer (Music Score)
Nicholas C. Smith
Editor
Sharon Seymour
Production Designer
Walter Gasparovic
Art Director
Yvonne J. Hurst
Art Director
Stuart M. Besser
Co-producer
Debra Hayward
Executive Producer
Liza Chasin
Executive Producer
Lesley Beale
Set Designer
Don Halton
Set Designer
Barbara Munch
Set Decorator
Jill M. Ohanneson
Costume Designer
Lesley Beale
Set Decorator
Nelson Stoll
Sound/Sound Designer
David Husby
Sound/Sound Designer
Nancy Noblett
First Assistant Director
Walter Gasparovic
First Assistant Director
Michelle Baines
Supervisor/Manager
Chris McMullin
Camera Operator
Duane Dickinson
Stunts
Heath Stevenson
Stunts
Joseph Middleton
Casting
Barbara Kelly
Production Manager
David Husby
Sound Mixer
David Jacox
Stunts Coordinator
Debra Derkach
Set Medic/First Aid
Chuck Reid
Best Boy Electric
Craig Brisker
Construction Foreman
Randy Spendlove
Executive Music Producer
Brad Greer
Runner
Bryan Korenberg
Properties Master
Caroline Hardon
First Assistant Editor
Emily Coutts
Set Medic/First Aid
Diana Nachlik
Leadman
Erica Maletz
Production Coordinator
Fred Boyd
Gaffer
Gail Irvine
Buyer
Michelle Wright
Executive in Charge of Production
Walter Shemly
Special Effects Coordinator
Lara P. Fox
Script Supervisor
Kathy Nelson
Executive Music Producer
John Burke
Art Department Coordinator
Shawn McLaughlin
Electrician
Shelly Kennedy
Set Medic/First Aid
Susie Milka
Set Production Assistant
Roy Waldspurger
Assistant Avid Editor
Ruth Hasty
Post Production Supervisor
Tony Whiteside
Key Grip
Vivian Hengsteler
Negative Cutter
Lenny Fisher
Electrician
Jay Rupert
Grip
Anneke Van Oort
Draftsman
Mark Spence
Scenic Carpenter
Neil Wildman
Electrician
Michael Meiser
Cable Person
Penny Charter
Second Assistant Director
Randy Morton
Second Assistant Camera
Rick Bold
Boom Operator
Rick Stadder
Dolly Grip
Rob Konuch
Compositor
Robert Shoup
Supervising Sound Editor
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