"The Fan" (also known as "Fan, Der", "The fan - Il mito", "The Fan - Il mito") is a Drama/Sport/Thriller film directed by Tony Scott, and written by Phoef Sutton (screenplay), released on August 16 of 1996 in the USA . Robert De Niro and Wesley Snipes are starring, alongside Ellen Barkin, John Leguizamo, Benicio Del Toro and Chris Mulkey.
All baseball fans have a favorite player. This one has a favorite target.
Who is the director of "The Fan":
The Fan was directed by Tony Scott, an English producer, director, actor, cinematographer, and writer.
Before directing The Fan, Tony Scott had directed Crimson Tide, released in 1995, Days of Thunder (1990), Revenge (1990), Beverly Hills Cop II (1987), Top Gun (1986), and The Hunger (1983). Since, he directed Enemy of the State, released in 1998, Spy Game (2001), Man on Fire (2004), Domino (2005), Deja Vu (2006), and The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009).
What was the release date of "The Fan":
The Fan was first released in the United States on Friday, August 16, 1996. Also released on Friday, August 16, 1996 have been Bordello of Blood (dir. Gilbert Adler) and Chao ji ji hua (dir. Stanley Tong). This was twenty-three (23) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, November 01, 1996 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, July 09, 1997 in France; Thursday, October 03, 1996 in Germany; Friday, October 04, 1996 in Italy; Monday, November 04, 1996 in Spain; Thursday, October 31, 1996 in Australia and on Saturday, October 26, 1996 in Japan.
What is the cast of "The Fan":
At the casting of The Fan we find Robert De Niro, previously seen in Heat (1995) and Casino (1995); Wesley Snipes (Waiting to Exhale (1995), Money Train (1995)); Ellen Barkin (Wild Bill (1995), Bad Company (1995)) [ more... ]
- John Leguizamo and Charles Hallahan also appeared in The Pest, released in 1997.
- Charles Hallahan and John Leguizamo can both be seen in Executive Decision, released in 1996.
- Wesley Snipes and Dan Butler can be seen in Rising Sun, released in 1993.
- Frank Medrano and Benicio Del Toro also worked together in The Usual Suspects, released in 1995.
What is the Storyline of "The Fan":
Gil Renard (Robert De Niro), a knife salesman, is a temperamental divorcé who has been neglecting both his young son and his job, which he is on the verge of losing due to poor sales. Gil has a fervent loyalty to his favorite sport, baseball, and his favorite team, the San Francisco Giants. Gil is obsessed with the Giants' newest player, Bobby Rayburn (Wesley Snipes), who has recently been acquired from the Atlanta Braves. He risks his job by attending the opening game of the season while he should be [...]
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