The Hunger

The Hunger (1983)

Nothing human loves forever.

  • Genre: Horror, Drama
  • Release Date: 1983-04-29
  • User Rating: 6.636/10 from 460 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 37min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: Tony Scott
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Miriam promises her lovers the gift of eternal life, but John, her companion for centuries, suddenly discovers that he is getting old minute by minute, so he looks for Dr. Sarah Roberts, a researcher on the mechanisms of aging, and asks her for help.

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  • Catherine Deneuve

    as Miriam Blaylock
  • David Bowie

    as John Blaylock
  • Susan Sarandon

    as Sarah Roberts
  • Cliff DeYoung

    as Tom Haver
  • Beth Ehlers

    as Alice Cavender
  • Dan Hedaya

    as Lieutenant Allegrezza
  • Rufus Collins

    as Charlie Humphries
  • Suzanne Bertish

    as Phyllis
  • James Aubrey

    as Ron
  • Ann Magnuson

    as Young Woman from Disco
  • John Stephen Hill

    as Young Man from Disco
  • Shane Rimmer

    as Arthur Jelinek
  • Peter Murphy

    as Performer in Club (uncredited)
  • Douglas Lambert

    as TV Host
  • Bessie Love

    as Lillybelle
  • John Pankow

    as 1st Phone Booth Youth
  • Willem Dafoe

    as 2nd Phone Booth Youth
  • Sophie Ward

    as Girl in London House
  • Philip Sayer

    as Boy in London House
  • Lise Hilboldt

    as Waiting Room Nurse
  • Michael Howe

    as 1st Intern
  • Edward Wiley

    as 2nd Intern
  • Richard Robles

    as Skater
  • George Camiller

    as Eumenes
  • Oke Wambu

    as Egyptian Slave
  • Kent Miller

    as Cadaver
  • Fred Yockers

    as Cadaver
  • Susan Hunter

    as Cadaver
  • James Wassenich

    as Cadaver
  • Allan Richards

    as Cadaver
  • Hilary Six

    as Cadaver
  • Carole-Ann Scott

    as Cadaver
  • Howard Blake

    as Restaurant Pianist (uncredited)
  • Darrell Brook

    as Nurse in Hospital (uncredited)
  • Jane Leeves

    as (uncredited)
  • Derek Lyons

    as Dancer in Club (uncredited)
  • James Payne

    as Taxi Driver at Hotel (uncredited)
Art Brian Morris Production Design
Production Maggie Cartier Casting
Directing Tony Scott Director
Production Richard Shepherd Producer
Production A. Kitman Ho Production Manager
Production Clayton Townsend Location Assistant
Crew Webster Whinery Stunt Double
Camera Stephen Goldblatt Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Milena Canonero Costume Design
Editing Peter Honess First Assistant Editor
Writing Michael Thomas Screenplay
Costume & Make-Up Nick Dudman Assistant Makeup Artist
Crew Martin Gutteridge Special Effects Coordinator
Art Trisha Edwards Property Buyer
Costume & Make-Up John Caglione Jr. Assistant Makeup Artist
Camera Dan Mindel Assistant Camera
Crew Tony Mascia Security
Art John King Draughtsman
Crew Graham Longhurst Special Effects
Art Victoria Paul Art Direction
Camera Hugh Johnson Additional Photography
Camera Hugh Johnson Focus Puller
Editing Pamela Power Editor
Production Mary Goldberg Casting
Sound Jeremy Gibbs Assistant Sound Editor
Crew Paul Corbould Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up Dick Smith Special Effects Makeup Artist
Sound Howard Blake Music Supervisor
Sound Howard Blake Music Arranger
Camera Michael Stone Camera Operator
Production Terence A. Clegg Production Manager
Writing Whitley Strieber Novel
Writing James Costigan Screenplay
Sound Denny Jaeger Original Music Composer
Sound Michel Rubini Original Music Composer
Camera Catharine Bushnell Still Photographer
Art Ann Mollo Set Decoration
Directing Debbie Vertue Third Assistant Director
Visual Effects David Allen Animation
Crew David Allen Special Effects
Camera John Palmer Camera Operator
Production Peter Pastorelli Location Manager
Directing David Tringham First Assistant Director
Crew Roger Dicken Special Effects
Camera Tom Mangravite Additional Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Ken Crouch Wardrobe Master
Costume & Make-Up Ann Brodie Makeup Department Head
Art Paul Hedges Standby Property Master
Sound Ken Dufva Foley Artist
Sound Geoff R. Brown Assistant Dialogue Editor
Costume & Make-Up Carl Fullerton Special Effects Makeup Artist
Art Clinton Cavers Art Direction
Lighting David Morani Electrician
Camera Garrett Brown Steadicam Operator
Sound Mike Hopkins Dialogue Editor
Sound Peter Pennell Sound Editor
Sound Lionel Strutt ADR Mixer
Directing Ceri Evans Continuity
Camera George Whitear Still Photographer
Art Bruce Bigg Property Master
Crew Grahame Ménage Scenic Artist
Costume & Make-Up William A. Farley Hairdresser
Crew Harvey Waldman Production Office Assistant
Camera David Wagreich First Assistant Camera
Production Bruce Devan Extras Casting
Costume & Make-Up Doug Drexler Special Effects Makeup Artist
Crew Garth Inns Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up Peter Montagna Special Effects Makeup Artist
Camera Angelo Di Giacomo Second Assistant Camera
Sound Clive Winter Sound Mixer
Production Ingrid Johanson Production Office Coordinator
Sound Rowland Fowles Boom Operator
Directing Roger Joseph Pugliese Second Assistant Director
Production Joan Sauers Casting Assistant
Costume & Make-Up Pierre Berroyer Hairdresser
Art Terry Apsey Construction Manager
Crew Ann Tasker Unit Publicist
Costume & Make-Up Jane Royle Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Paula Gillespie Hairdresser
Camera Angelo Pacifici Assistant Camera
Sound Campbell Askew Sound Effects Editor
Art Edward Drohan Property Master
Directing Michael Stevenson Second Assistant Director
Art Ray Perry Sr. Standby Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Brenda Dabbs Wardrobe Supervisor
Art Eric Regan Paint Coordinator
Lighting James Fitzpatrick Gaffer
Lighting Alan Grosch Electrician
Crew David Lawson Additional Music
Production Len Barnard Production Accountant
Camera Ed Quinn Key Grip
Production Gerry Levy Location Manager
Camera Bob Smith Camera Operator
Art Douglas Regan Standby Painter
Editing Tim Fulford Assistant Editor
Directing Julian Wall Third Assistant Director
Production Julian Wall Production Runner
Sound John H. Bolz Sound Mixer
Sound Dan Neroda Sound Recordist
Costume & Make-Up Antony Clavet Special Effects Makeup Artist
Sound Dushko Indjic Boom Operator
Lighting Martin Evans Electrician
Camera Mark Cridlin Clapper Loader
Crew Harry J. Leavey Transportation Captain
Camera David Cadwallader Grip
Directing William Eustace Second Assistant Director
Art Walter Tatro Assistant Property Master
Art Janet Rosenbloom Set Decoration
Art Alfie Smith Dressing Prop
Production Arthur Ferriman Production Accountant
Costume & Make-Up Paul Gobel Makeup Artist
Directing William Hassell First Assistant Director
Art Bill Hearn Standby Carpenter
Crew Beverly Miller Scenic Artist
Art George Peppiatt Dressing Prop
Lighting Martin Phipps Standby Rigger
Art Reg Richards Supervising Carpenter
Art Ian Ritchie Art Department Assistant
Crew Janet Shearer Scenic Artist
Sound Jim Dalton Boom Operator
Camera Joseph Di Pasquale Assistant Camera
Lighting Allan Mills Electrician
Lighting George Parish Electrician
Camera George Binnersley Focus Puller
Production Naseem Nathoo Casting Assistant
Costume & Make-Up Al Crane Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Beverly Cycon Costumer
Production Bob Wilkins Assistant Location Manager
Crew Gregory Kostroff Production Office Assistant
Art John O'Driscoll Title Designer
Crew Frank Scott In Memory Of