Released Date
July 29, 1998
Distributor
Warner Bros.
Genre
Drama
Rating
R
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$44,547,681 + $0 = $44,547,681
72

Samuel L. Jackson

as Lieutenant Danny Roman

62

Kevin Spacey

as Lieutenant Chris Sabian

54

Paul Giamatti

as Rudy Timmons

1946-2005

John Spencer

as Chief Al Travis

60

Siobhan Fallon Hogan

as Maggie

68

David Morse

as Commander Adam Beck

61

Regina Taylor

as Karen Roman

1943-1998

JT Walsh

as Inspector Terence Niebaum

81

Ron Rifkin

as Commander Grant Frost

About The Negotiator

In a desperate attempt to prove his innocence, a skilled police negotiator accused of corruption and murder takes hostages in a government office to gain the time he needs to find the truth.

About

A skilled police negotiator in Chicago, Danny Roman, is accused of embezzlement and murder and he must hold two hostages captive in order to buy himself some time. 

Trivia

The film was shot in Chicago, Illinois, Los Angeles, California, and Buckinghamshire, England. The film is dedicated to J. T. Walsh.