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Directed by J. Lee Thompson
Produced by Menahem Golan
Yoram Globus
Written by Robert Gosnell &
Jeffrey M. Rosenbaum &
Norman Aladjem (story)
Robert Gosnell (screenplay)
Starring Chuck Norris
Louis Gossett Jr.
Melody Anderson
Will Sampson
Sonny Landham
John Rhys-Davies
Ian Abercrombie
Music by Gary Chang
Cinematography Álex Phillips Jr.
Editing by Richard Marks
Carlos Puente
Charles Simmons
Distributed by Cannon Films
Release date(s) November, 1986 (USA)
Running time 104 min
Country United States
Language English
Budget Unknown
Gross revenue $11,834,302 (USA)

Firewalker is a 1986 action/adventure film starring Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett, Jr., Will Sampson and Melody Anderson. It was directed by J. Lee Thompson and written by Norman Aladjem, Robert Gosnell and Jeffrey M. Rosenbaum. This was the first comedic role for Norris, giving him a chance to poke fun at his action persona.



Norris and Gossett play Max Donigan and Leo Porter, two soldiers of fortune, whose adventures seem to almost never result in any notable gain, are befriended by an inscrutable woman of mystery Patricia (Anderson). Patricia's map leads them on a quest for treasure in Central America. The name of the movie comes from the powerful guardian of the treasure.

This movie is famous for a fight scene in which Norris singlehandedly defeats almost every male customer in a Mexican bar and destroys the bar in the process. Another aspect of Norris' character is his inabilty to properly use a firearm; in one scene, he kills a savage by pure luck after misfiring, the result was the bullet bouncing off the walls before hitting its target.


1: Main Title/All Tied Up [6:43] 2: Two Good Men [6:11] 3: The Cave [6:51] 4: Storyteller [6:00] 5: Bad Medicine [6:38] 6: A Woman Of Vision [6:27] 7: Factilator [7:14] 8: Getting Religion [5:44] 9: Last Rites [6:18] 10: Magic [6:52] 11: Por Los Amigos [5:52] 12: Adios [6:38] 13: Getting Close [6:13] 14: The Red Cyclops [7:02] 15: Appeasing The Gods [6:54] 16: Full Circle/End Credits [7:23] Estimated Time: 1:45:24

Cast and Crew

Cinematography by Álex Phillips Jr.

Film Editing by Richard Marks Carlos Puente (co-editor) Charles Simmons

Casting by Perry Bullington Robert MacDonald

Production Design by José Rodríguez Granada

Costume Design by Poppy Cannon-Reese

Production Management Pablo Buelna .... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Javier Carreño .... first assistant director Javier Chinchilla .... second assistant director Miguel Gil .... first assistant director Russ Harling .... first assistant director

Art Department Moises Pineda .... production buyer

Sound Department Barney Cabral .... supervising sound editor Kelly Cabral .... apprentice sound editor Kirk Francis .... production sound mixer Jerry Jacobson .... sound editor Troy Porter .... adr mixer Justine Vacco .... assistant sound editor Michael D. Wilhoit .... supervising sound editor

Stunts Bobby Angelle .... stunts (as Bobby Angelie) Rick Avery .... stunts Clay Boss .... stunts Phil Chong .... stunts Bob K. Cummings .... stunts (as Bobby Cummins) Mike De Luna .... stunts Jon H. Epstein .... stunt double: Chuck Norris (as Jon Epstein) Dean Raphael Ferrandini .... stunts Andy Gill .... stunts Mike Johnson .... stunts Sonny Jones .... stunts Steven Lambert .... stunts (as Steve Lambert) Aaron Norris .... stunt coordinator Gary Pike .... stunts Rick Prieto .... stunts Branscombe Richmond .... stunts (as Branscom Richmond) Danny Rogers .... stunts Robert Wall .... stunts

Costume and Wardrobe Department Janet Henry Gershenfeld .... costume construction Shirley Herrington .... costume construction

Editorial Department Omneya 'Nini' Mazen .... post-production coordinator

Transportation Department Arturo Curiel .... driver: Melody Anderson Arturo Curiel .... transportation captain Ricardo Gallarzo Jr. .... driver Alberto Gutierrez .... driver: director

Other crew Joe Straw .... production accountant 'Chico' Hernandez .... head wrangler (uncredited) Original Music by Gary Chang Produced by Norman Aladjem .... executive producer Carlos Gil .... executive producer Yoram Globus .... producer Menahem Golan .... producer Jeffrey M. Rosenbaum .... executive producer Writing credits (in alphabetical order) Norman Aladjem story Robert Gosnell screenplay Robert Gosnell story Jeffrey M. Rosenbaum story

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