Catch-22 (1970)


A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way to cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a parody of a "military mentality" and of a bureaucratic society in general.

Director: Mike Nichols
Writer: Buck Henry

Release Date: 1970-06-24
Status: Released
Run time: 121 min / 2:1
Budget: $18,000,000
Revenue: $24,911,670
Production Companies : Paramount, Filmways Productions
Production Country: United States of America



Alan Arkin
Captain John Yossarian, (Bombardier)
Martin Balsam
Colonel Cathcart (CO, 256th Squadron)
Richard Benjamin
Major Danby (Flight Operations Officer)
Art Garfunkel
Captain Nately
Jack Gilford
Dr. "Doc" Daneeka
Buck Henry
Lt. Colonel Korn (XO / Roman policeman)
Bob Newhart
Major Major
Anthony Perkins
Chaplain Capt. A.T. Tappman
Paula Prentiss
Nurse Duckett
Orson Welles
Brigadier General Dreedle
Jon Voight
1st Lt. Milo Minderbinder
Martin Sheen
1st Lt. Dobbs
Bob Balaban
Capt. Orr
Charles Grodin
Captain Aarfy Aardvark
Norman Fell
First Sgt. Towser
Austin Pendleton
Lt. Col. Moodus
Peter Bonerz
Captain J.S. McWatt
Bruce Kirby
Jack Riley
Susanne Benton
Dreedle's WAC
Liam Dunn


Directing Mike Nichols Director
Production John Calley Producer
Production Martin Ransohoff Producer
Writing Joseph Heller Original Story
Writing Buck Henry Screenplay
Camera David Watkin Director of Photography
Editing Sam O'Steen Editor
Production Clive Reed Associate Producer
Production Alan Shayne Casting
Art Richard Sylbert Production Design
Art Harold Michelson Art Direction
Art Ray Moyer Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Ernest Adler Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Ernest Adler Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Giancarlo De Leonardis Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Del Armstrong Makeup Artist
Production Jack Corrick Production Manager
Production Joe L. Cramer Unit Production Manager
Directing Edward Teets Assistant Director
Sound Larry Jost Sound
Sound Elden Ruberg Sound

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