The Conversation (1973)

Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG
Runtime 1hr 53mins.
Genres Mystery
Keywords political, surveillance, suspenseful
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Walter Murch Editor n/a 172 7000001
Richard Chew Editor n/a 172 7000002
Bill Butler Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Charles Myers Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Fred Roos Producer n/a 3 3000002
Francis Ford Coppola Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
David Shire Music n/a 120781 8000001
Dean Tavoularis Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Nat Boxer Sound sound recording mixer 120816 14000003
Michael Evje Sound sound recording mixer 120816 14000004
Arthur Rochester Sound sound recording mixer 120816 14000002
Walter Murch Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Doug Von Koss Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Francis Ford Coppola Producer n/a 3 3000001
Francis Ford Coppola Director n/a 2 2000001
Cindy Williams Actor Ann 1 1000005
Michael Higgins Actor Paul 1 1000006
Frederic Forrest Actor Mark 1 1000004
Allen Garfield Actor Bernie Moran 1 1000003
John Cazale Actor Stanley 1 1000002
Elizabeth MacRae Actor Meredith 1 1000007
Teri Garr Actor Amy 1 1000008
Robert Duvall Actor Director 1 1000012
Mark Wheeler Actor Receptionist 1 1000013
Phoebe Alexander Actor Lurleen 1 1000011
Robert Shields Actor Mime 1 1000010
Harrison Ford Actor Martin Stett 1 1000009
Gene Hackman Actor Harry Caul 1 1000001
Paranoid surveillance expert Harry Caul has a meticulous devotion to his work and a policy of never getting personally involved in the jobs he's given. When Caul accepts an assignment to record a public conversation between a young couple, he grows convinced that his subjects are in trouble and breaks his own rules in an effort to save their lives, with disastrous consequences for everyone involved.