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A Fantastic Fear of Everything (2012)

  • Rate: 5.8/10 total 5,436 votes 
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 8 June 2012 (Ireland)
  • Runtime: 100 min
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  • IMDb page: A Fantastic Fear of Everything (2012)
  • Rate: 5.8/10 total 5,436 votes 
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 8 June 2012 (Ireland)
  • Runtime: 100 min
  • Filming Location: London, England, UK
  • Director: Martin McDonagh
  • Stars: Simon Pegg, Paul Freeman, Amara Karan | See full cast and crew »
  • Original Music By: Michael Price   
  • Soundtrack: Wrong Nigga 2 Fuck Wit
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
  • Plot Keyword: Fear | Serial Killer | Dirty Clothes | Fate | Victim Of Circumstance

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Crispian Mills  screenplay

Known Trivia

  • in the final shot of the film, a newspaper billboard which is partially off screen identifies a headline saying that a waiter is suspected in connection with bodies found underneath a Soho restaurant. 5 of 5 found this interesting Interesting? YesNo |

Goofs: Continuity: During the restaurant scene, the black man sitting behind Jack disappears & reappears as the shot changes.

Plot: A crime novelist whose research on Victorian serial killers has turned him into a paranoid wreck must confront his worst fears when a film executive takes a sudden interest in his movie script. Full summary » |  »

Story: Jack is a children’s author turned crime novelist whose detailed research into the lives of Victorian serial killers has turned him into a paranoid wreck, persecuted by the irrational fear of being murdered. When Jack is thrown a life-line by his long-suffering agent and a mysterious Hollywood executive takes a sudden and inexplicable interest in his script, what should be his big break rapidly turns into his big breakdown, as Jack is forced to confront his worst demons; among them his love life, his laundry and the origin of all fear. Written byProduction

FullCast & Crew

Produced By:

  • Celia Duval known as line producer
  • Maddy Elles-Hill known as associate producer
  • Johnny Fewings known as executive producer
  • Jasbinder Singh Mann known as executive producer
  • Crispian Mills known as producer
  • Steve Norris known as executive producer
  • Geraldine Patten known as producer
  • Simon Pegg known as executive producer
  • Katie Reynolds known as associate producer
  • Mick Southworth known as executive producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Simon Pegg known as Jack
  • Alan Drake known as Perkins
  • Kiran Shah known as Small Man in Duvet
  • Jack Jaikol Situn known as Vietnamese Newspaper Man
  • Michael Feast known as Maitre D' / Eye of Death
  • Henry Bowers-Broadbent known as Moustached Waiter
  • Clare Higgins known as Clair De Grunwald
  • Paul Freeman known as Dr. Friedkin
  • Mo Idriss known as Disgruntled Diner
  • Doug Tulloch known as Lead Head
  • Elliot Greene known as Biggie (as Elliot Green)
  • Josh Warner-Campbell known as Taggz
  • Harley Kierans known as Tiny
  • Kamal Onyiukah known as Noodles
  • Millie Hagland known as Duck
  • Pamela Cundell known as Irene (as Pam Cundell)
  • Baxter Westby known as Birthday Boy
  • Teresa Churcher known as Liza Friedkin
  • Karan Plah known as Birthday Boy's Friend
  • Bernard Cribbins known as The Voice (voice)
  • Don McCulloch known as Hendon Ogre
  • Golda John known as Bashful African Lady
  • Tuyet Le known as Launderette Warden
  • Tamzin Griffin known as Caligula
  • Jane Stanness known as Sheena the Punk Rocker (as JJ Stanness)
  • Jacqueline Chan known as Launderette Grande Dame (as Jacqui Chan)
  • Amara Karan known as Sangeet
  • Simon Kunz known as Police Sergeant Smythe
  • Henry Lloyd-Hughes known as PC Taser
  • Anna Madeley known as WPC Taser
  • Jay Taylor known as Beat Cops Filmmaker
  • Zaak Conway known as Young Jack
  • Mara Ashton known as Jack's Mum
  • Charlie Covell known as Holby the Paramedic
  • Johnny Alston known as Young Perkins
  • Lieve Carchon known as Grandma Perkins (as Lieve Charchon)
  • Gary Golding known as Hedgehog Entertainer
  • Alice Orr-Ewing known as Livinia
  • Keshava Mills known as Captivated Child
  • Kerry Shale known as Harvey Humphries
  • Bhanu Alley known as Bandaged Man
  • Fabio Vollono known as Restaurant patron



Supporting Department

Makeup Department:

  • Sylvia Atkins known as hair & make up daily
  • Laura Blount known as makeup artist
  • Karina Deichler known as trainee
  • Nadia Stacey known as make-up and hair designer

Art Department:

  • Caroline Bailey known as graphic art director
  • Hannah Boyton known as scenic artist
  • Owen Mann known as standby art director
  • Simon Ribchester known as construction coordinator
  • Rebecca Slade known as art department assistant




Production Companies:

  • Indomina Productions
  • Keel Films
  • Pinewood Studios

Other Companies:

  • ARRI Lighting Rental  lighting equipment
  • Audiolink Radio Communications  walkie talkies
  • Digital Media Services (DMS)  digital marketing asset management
  • Fugitive Studios  main titles & roller design
  • Gray Krauss Des Rochers  legal services
  • HireWorks  HD Avid equipment rental
  • Hothouse Music  music supervision by
  • Movie Lot, The  security
  • Pinewood Shepperton  sound stages
  • Pinewood Studios  digital production services
  • Production Copier Company  production equipment and services
  • Universal Extras  extras casting


  • Indomina Releasing (2012) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Universal Pictures International (UPI) (2012) (UK) (theatrical)
  • Argentina Video Home (2012) (Argentina) (DVD)
  • Falcon Films (2012-2013) (Lebanon) (all media) (Middle East)
  • Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment (2014) (USA) (all media)
  • Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (2012) (Australia) (DVD)



Other Stuff

Special Effects:

  • Big Bang Post Production (visual effects)
  • Foreign Office (main titles)
  • Millennium FX (prosthetic makeup FX design)
  • Vine Post Production

Visual Effects by:

  • Ben Foley known as visual effects supervisor
  • Matt Freeth known as visual effects
  • Michael Lansdell known as visual effects artist

MPAA: Rated R for language



Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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