Zero Effect 26 years old

The world's most private detective.

Zero Effect

Daryl Zero is a private investigator and—along with his assistant, Steve Arlo—he solves impossible crimes and puzzles. Although Daryl's a master investigator, when he's not working he doesn't know what to do with himself. He has no social skills, writes bad music and drives Steve crazy.


Zero Effect Cast

Name Character
Bill Pullman He was 44, now 70 years old as Daryl Zero
Angela Featherstone She was 32, now 59 years old as Jess
Ben Stiller He was 32, now 58 years old as Steve Arlo
Kim Dickens She was 32, now 58 years old as Gloria Sullivan
Michele Mariana as Maid
Sarah DeVincentis as Daisy
Robert Katims He was 64, now 90 years old as Gerald Auerbach
Aleta Barthell as Staffer #2
Wendy Westerwelle as Motel Clerk
Tyrone Henry He was 4, now 30 years old as Staffer #1
Tapp Watkins as Firefighter
Matt O'Toole as Kragan Vincent
Lauren Hasson as Little Kid
Ryan O'Neal He was 56, now 82 years old as Gregory Stark

Zero Effect Crew

Name Department
John Pearson-Denning as Property Master. Art
Janet Yang as Producer. She was 41 (now 67) years old Production
Jim Behnke as Executive Producer. Production
Naomi Despres as Producer. Production
The Greyboy Allstars as Music. Sound
Jake Kasdan as Director. He was 23 (now 49) years old Directing
Jake Kasdan as Producer. He was 23 (now 49) years old Production
Jake Kasdan as Author. He was 23 (now 49) years old Writing
Bill Pope as Director of Photography. He was 45 (now 71) years old Camera
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Zero Effect (26 years)

The world's most private detective.

  • Release day: Friday, January 30, 1998
  • Runtime: 116 minutes
  • Budget: 5000000.00
  • Revenue: 1980338.00