Stiletto (2008)

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  • IMDb page: Stiletto (2008)
  • Rate: 4.9/10 total 1,336 votes 
  • Genre: Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller
  • Runtime: 99 min
  • Filming Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Budget: $4,000,000(estimated)
  • Director: Nick Vallelonga
  • Stars: Stana Katic, Tom Berenger and Paul Sloan
  • Original Music By: Cliff Martinez   
  • Soundtrack: Broken
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
  • Plot Keyword: Assassin | Beautiful Woman | Murder | Gangster | One Word Title

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Paul Sloan  written by

Known Trivia

    Plot: The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count. Full summary » |  »

    Story: A methodical female assassin is stalking and killing members of a ruthless criminal organization. The killer, a mysterious young Russian woman, dispatches her victims with Black Widow brutality, working her way through the ranks of thugs, and drug dealers. One of her victims survives. A wealthy, retired crime boss, Virgil. He shares a past with the Russian Woman and her betrayal breaks his heart. Furious and paranoid, Virgil cannot trust even his closest associates. So, he enlists a crooked homicide detective, Beck, to track her down before the police get to her.Written by Anonymous  

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    Produced By:

    • Leo Amari known as associate producer
    • Jesse Corti known as associate producer
    • Warren Ostergard known as co-producer
    • Nick Vallelonga known as producer

    FullCast & Crew:

    • Stana Katic known as Raina Mavias
    • Tom Berenger known as Virgil Vadalos
    • Paul Sloan known as Beck
    • Michael Biehn known as Lee
    • William Forsythe known as Alex
    • Kelly Hu known as Detective Hanover
    • Amanda Brooks known as Penny
    • Diane Venora known as Sylvia Vadalos
    • Tony Lip known as Gus
    • James Russo known as Engelhart
    • Tom Sizemore known as Large Bills
    • Dominique Swain known as Nancy
    • D.B. Sweeney known as Danny
    • David Proval known as Mohammad
    • Efrain Figueroa known as Ernesto
    • Jesse Corti known as Hector Molinas
    • Robert R. Shafer known as Krieger (as Bobby R. Shafer)
    • Christopher Allen Nelson known as Buzzcut
    • Michelle Lombardo known as Suicide Girl
    • Bar Paly known as Staysa
    • Warren Ostergard known as Detective Johnson
    • Gary Private known as Virgil's Head of Security
    • Colleen Porch known as Newsreporter Debra Moran
    • Avrielle Corti known as Angie Vadalos
    • Jesse David Corti known as Christopher Vadalos
    • Mio Dzakula known as Big Garage Mechanic
    • Casey Pieretti known as Mechanic with broken leg
    • Michelle Lee known as Geisha #1
    • Susan Han known as Geisha #2
    • Garret Sato known as Aki
    • Kaleti Williams known as Japanese Bouncer
    • Lorena Bernal known as Maria – Hector's wife
    • Fernando Vargas known as Fernando
    • Joe Ordaz known as Jose
    • Ben Hernandez known as Benny
    • Erica Franco known as Erica – Joe's Girl
    • Karen McDougal known as Karen – Fernando's Girl
    • Bonnie-Jill Laflin known as Bonnie – Benny's Girl
    • Nick Chandler known as Restaurant Body Guard #1
    • Mark De Alessandro known as Restaurant Body Guard #2
    • Peewee Piemonte known as Restaurant Body Guard #3
    • Mario Perez known as Mexican Hitman #1 / Man fighting Beck
    • Rene Moran known as Mexican Hitman #2
    • Jacqueline Lord known as Coroner
    • Steven Schub known as Trix
    • Herman Wilkins known as Treat
    • Brian Hayes Currie known as Nazi Biker 'Irish'
    • R.A. Mihailoff known as Nazi Biker 'Big Arms'
    • Andrew Bryniarski known as Nazi Biker 'Killer'
    • Patricia Skeriotis known as Biker Chick #1
    • Katrina Law known as Biker Chick #2
    • Noelle Kenney known as Biker Chick #3
    • Jennifer C. Sparks known as Biker Chick #4
    • Dwyer Kilcollin known as Biker Chick #5
    • Dakota Ferreiro known as Burlesque Dancer
    • Jarrod Bunch known as Max
    • Timon Kyle known as Nightclub Doorman (as Timon Kyle Durrett)
    • Adrienne Janic known as Large Bills Model #1
    • Noelle Michiels known as Large Bills Model #2
    • Nicole Spruill known as Large Bills Model #3
    • Frida Farrell known as Large Bills Model #4
    • Tasha Tae known as Large Bills Model #5
    • Kimberly Burke known as Large Bills Model #6
    • Kass Connors known as Virgil House Guard #1 (as Charles Grey)
    • Peter Cordova known as Virgil Guard #2
    • David Bacon known as Virgil Guard #3
    • Alina Andrei known as Druggie Girl #1 / Girl fighting Beck (as Alina Andre)
    • Gabrielle Tuite known as Druggie Girl #2
    • Scott Whyte known as Officer Stone
    • Brie Gabrielle known as Kaila – Chris' girlfriend
    • Caroline Luat known as Diner Waitress
    • Kavi Raz known as Store Owner
    • Sala Baker known as Store Clerk
    • Tom Harper known as The Artist (uncredited)
    • Jackson Lee known as Patron (uncredited)
    • Ana Therese Lopez known as Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
    • Ella Thomas known as Actress (uncredited)
    • Yoda Ushery known as EMT (uncredited)
    • Yana Yanezic known as Manageress (uncredited)

    ..{tab=Supporting Department}Makeup Department:

    • Jeri Baker known as department head hair
    • Joe Colwell known as special makeup effects artist
    • Robert Kato DeStefan known as special makeup effects technician: Todd Masters
    • Megan Graham known as key makeup artist
    • Todd Masters known as special makeup effects artist
    • Cherry Petenbrink known as key hair stylist
    • Jessica Pirkl known as assistant makeup artist
    • James Servera Jr. known as assistant hair stylist
    • Sara Vaughn known as makeup department head

    Art Department:

    • Steve Ochoa known as set dresser
    • Brady Stallings known as property master


    Production Companies:

    • TinRes Entertainment
    • Vallelonga Productions

    Other Companies:

    • Austro Catering Services  catering
    • Cast & Crew Payroll Services  payroll
    • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  camera cranes
    • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  dollies
    • Dystopia  VFX
    • Eklectica  costumes
    • Plastercity Digital Post  post-production facilities
    • Plastercity Digital Post  post-production
    • Silver State Helicopter  special thanks
    • Sonic Magic  sound post-production


    • First Look International (2008) (USA) (theatrical)
    • Elephant Films (2009) (France) (all media)
    • Evolution Entertainment (2009) (Switzerland) (DVD)
    • Hamburger Medien Haus (HMH) (2009) (Germany) (DVD)
    • High Fliers Distribution (2009) (UK) (DVD)
    • Paramount Home Entertainment (2008) (Australia) (DVD)
    • Phoenicia Pictures (2008) (Middle East) (all media)

    ..{tab=Other Stuff}

    Special Effects:

    • Brain Zoo Studios (visual effects)
    • Masters FX (prosthetics)

    Visual Effects by:

    • Maija Beeton known as visual effects producer
    • Aliza Corson Chameides known as digital compositor
    • Mohammed Davoudian known as visual effects producer
    • Tom Haney known as digital compositor
    • Steven Ilous known as senior visual effects artist

    Release Date:

    • USA 29 April 2008 (Newport Beach International Film Festival) (premiere)
    • USA 3 May 2008 (Charleston Film Festival)
    • USA 3 March 2009 (DVD premiere)
    • Australia 2 April 2009 (DVD premiere)
    • Japan 9 September 2009 (DVD premiere)
    • Hungary 4 November 2009 (DVD premiere)
    • UK 9 November 2009 (DVD premiere)

    MPAA: Rated R for strong brutal bloody violence, pervasive language, some sexual content and drug use


    Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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