The Negotiator

He frees hostages for a living. Now he's taking hostages to survive.

The Negotiator (1998)


The police try to arrest expert hostage negotiator Danny Roman, who insists he's being framed for his partner's murder in what he believes is an elaborate conspiracy. Thinking there's evidence in the Internal Affairs offices that might clear him, he takes everyone in the office hostage and demands that another well-known negotiator be brought in to handle the situation and secretly investigate the conspiracy.

Director: F. Gary Gray
Writers: James DeMonaco, Kevin Fox.

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Score: 6.6/10 from 255 votes
Release Date: 1998-07-29
Status: Released
Run time: 140 min / 2:20
Production Companies : Regency Enterprises, Warner Bros.
Production Countries: Germany, United States of America


Samuel L. Jackson
as Lt. Danny Roman
Kevin Spacey
as Lt. Chris Sabian
David Morse
as Cdr. Adam Beck
Ron Rifkin
as Cdr. Grant Frost
John Spencer
as Chief Al Travis
J. T. Walsh
as Insp. Terence Niebaum
Siobhan Fallon
as Maggie
Paul Giamatti
as Rudy
Regina Taylor
as Karen Roman
Bruce Beatty
as Markus
Michael Cudlitz
as Palermo
Carlos Gómez
as Eagle
Tim Kelleher
as Argento
Dean Norris
as Scott
Nestor Serrano
as Hellman
Doug Spinuzza
as Tonray
Leonard L. Thomas
as Allen
Stephen Lee
as Farley
Lily Nicksay
as Omar's Daughter
Lauri Johnson
as Chief's Wife
Sabi Dorr
as Bartender


Production David Hoberman Producer
Production Arnon Milchan Producer
Production David Nicksay Executive Producer
Production Robert Stone Executive Producer
Production Webster Stone Executive Producer
Directing F. Gary Gray Director
Writing James DeMonaco Screenplay
Writing Kevin Fox Screenplay
Sound Graeme Revell Music
Camera Russell Carpenter Director of Photography
Editing Christian Wagner Editor

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