The Hunger

The Hunger (1983)

Nothing human loves forever.

  • Genre: Horror, Drama
  • Release Date: 1983-04-29
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 541 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Tony Scott
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From 541 Ratings


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