Thank You for Smoking

Tobacco lobbyist Nick Naylor is trying to SAVE YOUR ASH!

Thank You for Smoking (2005)

ComedyDrama

The chief spokesperson and lobbyist Nick Naylor is the Vice-President of the Academy of Tobacco Studies. He is talented in speaking and spins argument to defend the cigarette industry in the most difficult situations. His best friends are Polly Bailey that works in the Moderation Council in alcohol business, and Bobby Jay Bliss of the gun business own advisory group SAFETY. They frequently meet each other in a bar and they self-entitle the Mod Squad a.k.a. Merchants of Death, disputing which industry has killed more people. Nick's greatest enemy is Vermont's Senator Ortolan Finistirre, who defends in the Senate the use a skull and crossed bones in the cigarette packs. Nick's son Joey Naylor lives with his mother, and has the chance to know his father in a business trip. When the ambitious reporter Heather Holloway betrays Nick disclosing confidences he had in bed with her, his life turns upside-down. But Nick is good in what he does for the mortgage.

Director: Jason Reitman
Writer: Jason Reitman

Release Date: 2005-09-05
Status: Released
Run time: 92 min / 1:32
Budget: $6,500,000
Revenue: $24,793,509
Production Companies : Fox Searchlight Pictures, Room 9 Entertainment
Production Country: United States of America

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Casts

Aaron Eckhart
Nick Naylor
Maria Bello
Polly Bailey
Cameron Bright
Joey Naylor
Adam Brody
Jack
Sam Elliott
Lorne Lutch
Katie Holmes
Heather Holloway
Rob Lowe
Jeff Megall
William H. Macy
Senator Ortolan Finistirre
Robert Duvall
The Captain
David Koechner
Bobby Jay Bliss
J.K. Simmons
BR
Kim Dickens
Jill Naylor
Connie Ray
Pearl
Joan Lunden
Joan Lunden
Mary Jo Smith
Sue Maclean
Todd Louiso
Ron Goode
Jeff Witzke
Kidnapper
Marianne Muellerleile
Teacher
Jordan Garrett
Kid #2
Courtney Taylor Burness
Kid #3
Daniel Travis
Brad
Richard Speight Jr.
Trainee
Renée Graham
Tiffany
Timothy Dowling
EGO Assistant
Dennis Miller
Dennis Miller
Terry James
Ski Mask #1
Marc Scizak
Ski Mask #2
Rachel Thorp
Flighty Girl
Aaron Lustig
Doctor
Melora Hardin
Interviewer
Brian Palermo
FBI Agent (voice)
Michael Mantell
Dr. Meisenbach
Spencer Garrett
Senator Lothridge
Earl Billings
Senator Dupree
Catherine Reitman
Reporter #1
Sean Patrick Murphy
Reporter #2
David O. Sacks
Oil Lobbyist
Nancy O'Dell
Nancy Humphries O'Dell
Roy Jenkins
Debate Moderator
Bruce French
Gentleman #2
Christopher Buckley
Man at Metro Station (uncredited)
Dana E. Glauberman
Hotel Phone Operator (voice) (uncredited)
Eva La Dare
Flight Attendant (uncredited)
Robert Malina
Peter (uncredited)
Aloma Wright
Gizelle (voice) (uncredited)

Crew

Production Mindy Marin Casting
Production Mindy Marin Co-Producer
Costume & Make-Up Danny Glicker Costume Design
Crew Michael Toji Post Production Supervisor
Crew Joe Fineman Post Production Supervisor
Production Edward R. Pressman Executive Producer
Sound Rolfe Kent Original Music Composer
Art Steve Saklad Production Design
Writing Jason Reitman Screenplay
Directing Jason Reitman Director
Production Daniel Dubiecki Co-Producer
Editing Dana E. Glauberman Editor
Sound Peter Afterman Music Supervisor
Sound Margaret Yen Music Supervisor
Crew Mateo Messina Additional Music
Production Kara Lipson Casting Associate
Writing Christopher Buckley Novel
Production Michael Beugg Executive Producer
Production Michael Beugg Unit Production Manager
Production Alessandro Camon Executive Producer
Production Max Levchin Executive Producer
Production Elon Musk Executive Producer
Production David O. Sacks Producer
Production John Schmidt Executive Producer
Production Peter Thiel Executive Producer
Production Mark Woolway Executive Producer
Camera James Whitaker Director of Photography
Sound Curt Sobel Music Editor
Production Gavin J. Behrman Production Accountant
Camera David Presley Camera Operator
Sound Stephen Coleman Music
Crew Alex E. Burns Driver
Sound Matt Crabtree ADR & Dubbing
Camera Dale Robinette Still Photographer
Camera Nicole Hirsch Whitaker Additional Photography
Production Christopher Miller Location Manager
Production Stephen Belafonte Associate Producer
Editing Robert Malina First Assistant Editor
Crew Robert Malina Visual Effects Editor
Art Kurt Meisenbach Set Decoration
Crew Brad Bryan Cableman
Sound Alice Wood Music
Production David J. Bloomfield Co-Executive Producer
Crew David Falicki Set Medic
Crew Rick Kain Stunts
Crew Larry Fioritto Special Effects Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Elisabeth Fry Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up John E. Jackson Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Robin L. Neal Makeup Artist
Directing Mary Anne Seward Script Supervisor
Sound Geordy Sincavage Foley
Directing Jason Blumenfeld Assistant Director
Sound J. Stanley Johnston Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Ember Truesdell Casting Associate
Sound Craig Dollinger Boom Operator
Sound Perry Robertson Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Nick South Music Editor
Production John Latenser V Location Manager
Sound Barney Cabral ADR & Dubbing
Sound Melissa Sherwood Hofmann Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Adam Jenkins Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art Theresa Greene Art Department Coordinator
Crew Geno Hart Transportation Coordinator
Editing Lisa Tutunjian Digital Intermediate
Visual Effects Cosmas Paul Bolger Jr. Visual Effects Producer
Sound Richard Dwan Jr. Sound Editor
Camera Tommy Lohmann Steadicam Operator
Sound Cynthia Merrill Foley
Production Bob Dohrmann Production Supervisor
Editing Lorene Simpson Digital Intermediate
Sound Josh Bower Boom Operator
Sound Patrick Cabral Foley
Sound Scott Sanders Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art Steven Samanen Assistant Art Director
Camera Daniel Nichols Camera Operator
Lighting Tim Gillis Electrician
Crew Julie Stevens Studio Teachers
Costume & Make-Up Sherri Bramlett Key Hair Stylist
Sound Paul Drenning ADR & Dubbing
Production Traceigh Scottel Production Coordinator
Sound Steven Morrow Sound mixer
Crew Eric Hunsaker Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Marsha Lewis Hair Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Julie Glick Costume Supervisor
Sound Alison Litton Music
Art Carl Catanese Leadman
Camera Lee Shapira Grip
Crew Casey B. Garrett Propmaker
Crew Terry James Stunt Coordinator
Crew Marc Scizak Stunts
Directing Sonia Bhalla Assistant Director
Directing Xanthus Valan Assistant Director
Crew Robert Althoff Sound Recordist
Sound Nick Neutra Foley
Sound Robert Sharman Sound
Sound Kevin Zimmerman First Assistant Sound Editor
Sound John Soukup Sound
Visual Effects Marco S. Paolini Digital Compositors
Camera Stuart Abramson Grip
Camera Donald Burghardt First Assistant Camera
Camera Joe Guzman Grip
Editing Jack Lewars Digital Intermediate
Editing Stephen M. Rickert Jr. Assistant Editor
Editing Stephen R. Sheridan Color Timer
Sound Greg Townley Scoring Mixer
Crew Neil Chisholm Driver
Crew J. Armin Garza II Driver
Crew William Smallwood Driver
Crew Damiano Fusca Craft Service
Crew Ashley Kravitz Script
Art Errol Reichow Location Scout
Production Howard R. Schuster Finance

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