The Arrival 27 years old

The greatest danger facing our world has been the planet's best kept secret... until now.

The Arrival

Zane Ziminski is an astrophysicist who receives a message that seems to have extraterrestrial origins. Eerily soon after his discovery, Zane is fired. He then embarks on a search to determine the origins of the transmission that leads him into a Hitchcockian labyrinth of paranoia and intrigue.


The Arrival Cast

Name Character
Charlie Sheen He was 30, now 57 years old as Zane Zaminski
Leon Rippy He was 46, now 73 years old as DOD #1
Ron Silver He was 49, 62 years old when he died as Phil Gordian
Lindsay Crouse She was 48, now 75 years old as Ilana Green
David Villalpando He was 37, now 64 years old as Cabbie
Richard Schiff He was 41, now 68 years old as Calvin
Jacqueline Voltaire She was 47, 59 years old when she died as Reporter #3
Teri Polo She was 26, now 54 years old as Char
Tony T. Johnson as Kiki
Luisa Huertas She was 44, now 71 years old as Security Woman
Roger Cudney as JPL Official
Mónica Dionne She was 1801, now 1828 years old as Reporter #1
Shane as JPL Guard #1
María Luisa Coronel as Maid
David Sherrill He was 36, now 63 years old as Lance (uncredited)
Buddy Hart He was 51, now 78 years old as DOD #2

The Arrival Crew

Name Department
Hiro Narita as Director of Photography. He was 54 (now 81) years old Camera
Mary Jo Slater as Casting. She was 50 (now 77) years old Production
David Farmer as Sound Designer. He was 40 (now 67) years old Sound
Martin Hunter as Editor. He was 30 (now 57) years old Editing
Claudia Becker as Casting. Production
Dennie Thorpe as Foley. Sound
Marco Niro as Art Department Coordinator. Art
Stephen A. Hope as Music Editor. Sound
Robert W. Cort as Executive Producer. He was 3 (now 23) years old Production
Thomas G. Smith as Producer. Production
Steve Brooksbank as Casting. Production
Héctor Romero as Art Direction. He was 16 (now 43) years old Art
Wendy Range as Costume Supervisor. Costume & Make-Up
Guillermo Rosas as Camera Operator. Camera
Arthur Kempel as Original Music Composer. He was 50 (58) years old when He died Sound
Checco Varese as Steadicam Operator. Camera
Jim Steele as Producer. He was 46 (now 73) years old Production
Anthony R. Stabley as Art Direction. Art
Lorenzo O'Brien as Associate Producer. He was 41 (now 68) years old Production
Robert Skotak as Visual Effects Supervisor. He was 51 (now 78) years old Visual Effects
Rich Thorne as Visual Effects Supervisor. Visual Effects
Charles L. Finance as Visual Effects Producer. Visual Effects
Alisa Christensen as Stunts. She was 30 (now 57) years old Crew
Jeff Jensen as Stunts. Crew
Raman Rao as Gaffer. Lighting
Michael Novotny as Production Design. Art
Rodney Montague as Visual Effects Producer. Visual Effects
John M. Stephens as Helicopter Camera. Camera
David Tripet as Associate Producer. He was 32 (now 59) years old Production
Buddy Hart as Stunt Coordinator. He was 51 (now 78) years old Crew
The Arrival poster
The Arrival (27 years)

The greatest danger facing our world has been the planet's best kept secret... until now.

  • Release day: Friday, May 31, 1996
  • Runtime: 115 minutes
  • Budget: 25000000.00
  • Revenue: 14063331.00