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Blackhat (2015)

  • Genre: Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
  • Release Date: 16 January 2015 (USA)
  • Filming Location: Hong Kong, China
  • Director: Michael Mann
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  • IMDb page: Blackhat (2015)
  • Genre: Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
  • Release Date: 16 January 2015 (USA)
  • Filming Location: Hong Kong, China
  • Director: Michael Mann
  • Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, William Mapother | See full cast and crew »
  • Original Music By: Harry Gregson-Williams  Atticus Ross   
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS
  • Plot Keyword: One Word Title

Writing Credits By:

  • Morgan Davis Foehl (screenplay) and
  • Michael Mann (screenplay)
  • Michael Mann (story) and
  • Morgan Davis Foehl (story)

Known Trivia

  • The title “Blackhat” refers to the term that describes a villain (named after the practice of villains in Westerns wearing black hats). In hacking, a black hat hacker will commit cyber-crimes for maliciousness or for personal gain. 9 of 9 found this interesting Interesting? Yes No |
  • Michael Mann donated HK$300,000 (US$38,500) to The Community Chest of Hong Kong in the name of Hang Seng Bank, to thank the bank for allowing him to film for 5 evenings in the bank’s lobby area. 12 of 14 found this interesting Interesting? Yes No |
  • The film was originally titled “Cyber”. 8 of 10 found this interesting Interesting? Yes No |
  • The first Michael Mann film to be shot with anamorphic lenses since Heat (1995). 3 of 3 found this interesting Interesting? Yes No |

Plot: A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong. |  »

Story: A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.

FullCast & Crew

Produced By:

  • Maggie Chieffo known as associate producer
  • Alex Garcia known as executive producer
  • Julie Herrin known as co-producer
  • Jon Jashni known as producer
  • Michael Mann known as producer
  • Eric McLeod known as executive producer
  • John Radel known as line producer: Indonesia
  • Diane L. Sabatini known as co-producer
  • Thomas Tull known as producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Chris Hemsworth known as Nicholas Hathaway
  • Viola Davis
  • William Mapother known as Rich Donahue
  • Holt McCallany
  • John Ortiz known as Henry Pollack
  • Wei Tang
  • Tracee Chimo known as Secretary
  • Jason Butler Harner known as Frank
  • Ritchie Coster known as Kassar
  • Brandon Molale known as Sort Guard
  • Yorick van Wageningen
  • Spencer Garrett known as Gary Baker
  • Archie Kao known as Shum
  • Manny Montana known as Lozano
  • Leehom Wang known as Chen Dawai
  • Michael Flores known as Prisoner
  • Gretel Elianova known as The Asian girl
  • Sara Finley known as FBI Agent
  • Danny Burstein known as Assistant Warden
  • Michael Bentt known as Cab Driver
  • Abhi Sinha known as Det C. Daniels
  • Lyn Quinn known as Airplane Passenger
  • Sophia Santi known as Mrs. Novo
  • Kirt Kishita known as Paul Shin
  • Peter Jae known as Korean thug
  • Joe Rudy Guerrero Jr. known as Gangster
  • Neil Sandilands known as Harbor Pilot
  • Daniel Juhn known as Korean Art Student (as Daniel Chun)
  • Seth Adams known as Computer Tech
  • Fabiola Sicily known as Jasmine
  • Harry Oram
  • Billy Choi known as Korean Thug
  • Wilfred Lopez known as Cook
  • Minn Vo known as FBI Computer Tech
  • Siu-Fai Cheung
  • Thomas Longo known as Barrett's Partner
  • Victor Chi known as Korean Waiter
  • Vedzih Redzepovic known as Attorney
  • Muscle Marquez known as Gangster (as Jose Marquez)
  • Jon Eric Hoffman known as NSA Agent
  • Aswad Ali known as Computer Tech
  • Frank Cutler known as Airline Pilot
  • Kate Hawkins known as Party goer
  • Jonny Beltran known as Prison Guard (uncredited)



Supporting Department

Makeup Department:

  • Darlene Brumfield known as key hair stylist: Los Angeles
  • Doniella Davy known as key makeup artist
  • Tyson Fountaine known as assistant makeup department head
  • Jane Galli known as makeup department head
  • Kathrine Gordon known as hair dept. head
  • Michael Mosher known as special makeup effects artist
  • Rezani Ramli known as special makeup effects artist
  • Shay Sanford-Fong known as hair stylist: Los Angeles
  • Betty Lou Skinner known as key hair stylist
  • Eni Sulismi known as assistant hair stylist
  • Molly Tissavary known as makeup artist
  • Luca Vannella known as hair stylist: Chris Hemsworth

Art Department:

  • C. Scott Baker known as set designer
  • Anthony Carlino known as leadman
  • Michael A. Casey known as assistant property master
  • Martin Charles known as graphic designer
  • James Clark known as additional on-set dresser
  • David A. Cook known as assistant set decorator
  • Jack Cornelius known as set dresser
  • Rohan Dawson known as set finisher
  • Michael Diersing known as construction coordinator
  • William Eliscu known as graphic designer
  • Heather Elwell known as art department coordinator
  • Leslie Ewe known as assistant art director (uncredited)
  • Erin Fite known as set decorating buyer
  • Robert Hale known as paint supervisor
  • Scott E. Handt known as propmaker
  • Etienne Harris known as scenic painter
  • Terry Haskell known as property master
  • Christopher Hayes known as key set dresser
  • David Keir known as prop maker
  • Eric Luling known as on-set dresser
  • Kimberly Merlin known as set decoration buyer
  • Fred O'Connor known as propmaker
  • Sam Page known as set designer
  • Alessandra Querzola known as assistant set decorator
  • Shane Reed known as gang boss: Malaysia
  • Andy Robinson known as h.o.d. scenic
  • Andy Robinson known as senior scenic artist
  • Steve Rosolio known as Assistant to Production Designer
  • Randy Severino known as computer technician
  • Amy R. Strong known as set decoration buyer
  • Holly Sudduth known as set dresser
  • Michael Swingle known as scenic artist
  • Baby Tamba known as art coordinator JK
  • Shaun Young known as set decorating coordinator




Production Companies:

  • Forward Pass
  • Legendary Pictures

Other Companies:

  • Allan Padelford Camera Cars  camera equipment provided by (MTV and Process Trailer)
  • Benchmark Sound Services  trailer post-production sound services
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  camera dollies (uncredited)
  • Christopher Gray Casting  extras casting
  • Clairmont Camera  camera equipment provided by
  • Codex Digital  digital recording equipment
  • Infinite Frameworks Studios  production services: Indonesia
  • October Pictures  production service company: Hong Kong
  • October Pictures  special thanks
  • TM Equipment Rentals  grip and lighting equipment
  • VS Service  star trailers
  • Vantage Film  HAWK anamorphic lenses provided by

Additional Details


  • Universal Pictures (2015) (USA) (theatrical)
  • United International Pictures (UIP) (2015) (Hungary) (theatrical)
  • United International Pictures (UIP) (2015) (Singapore) (theatrical)
  • Universal Pictures International (UPI) (2015) (Netherlands) (theatrical)



Other Stuff

Visual Effects by:

  • Arsen Arzumanyan known as previs artist
  • Ruth Asensio known as previs artist: Weta Digital
  • Charlie Bolwell known as digital production manager: Digital Domain
  • Phil Brennan known as visual effects supervisor
  • Dean Broadland known as pipeline supervisor
  • Wyatt Cain known as visual effects coordinator
  • Vanessa Cheung known as environment artist/digital matte painter
  • Sam Cornwell known as visual effects coordinator
  • Heather Davis Baker known as compositor
  • Francesco Dell'Anna known as digital compositor
  • Ben Dishart known as texture lead: Digital Domain
  • Scott Edelstein known as cg supervisor: Digital Domain
  • Joe Farrell known as visual effects supervisor
  • Mathias Frodin known as digital compositor
  • Matthew Gilson known as concept designer
  • Rizza Go known as Digital Producer: Digital Domain
  • Scott Gudahl known as compositor
  • Imraan Ismail known as on-set data wrangler; photographer & surveyor
  • John Kasprzak known as previz artist
  • Amber Kirsch known as visual effects producer
  • Cyril Kotecký known as digital compositor
  • Paul Lambert known as associate visual effects supervisor
  • Isaac Lipstadt known as visual effects coordinator: Hammerhead
  • Kimberly Nelson LoCascio known as visual effects executive: legendary pictures
  • Armen Mailyan known as digital compositor
  • Mika Margolles known as texture artist
  • Chris McLeod known as visual effects coordinator
  • Daniel Mellitz known as visual effects supervisor: Hammerhead
  • Djordje Milasinovic known as digital compositor
  • Andrew Moffett known as pre-visualization supervisor: Halon
  • Viktor Muller known as visual effects supervisor
  • Howie Muzika known as modeler: Digital Domain
  • John Nelson known as visual effects supervisor
  • Chris Nichols known as senior texture painter
  • Brian Nugent known as digital compositor
  • Jason Lee Pangilinan known as video and computer graphics assistant
  • Scott Paquin known as pre-visualisation artist
  • Liz Radley known as computer graphics supervisor
  • Tom Rubendall known as visual effects assistant coordinator
  • Brian Rust known as digital compositor
  • Carla Schwam known as visual effects producer: Hammerhead Productions
  • Manesh Shafiei known as media systems: digital domain
  • Manesh Shafiei known as systems support: digital domain
  • Stephan Skorepa known as texture artist: Digital Domain
  • Edmond Smith III known as visual effects artist
  • Eric Stull known as digital artist
  • Kazuki Takahashi known as lighting technical director
  • Kaya Thomas known as designer
  • Roman Weisgerber known as digital compositor
  • Punn Wiantrakoon known as previs artist
  • C. Jerome Williams known as digital compositor: Hammerhead
  • Paolo Joel Ziemba known as Previs Artist: Halon

MPAA: Rated R for violence and some language



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