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Runtime: 111 min

Genres: Comedy | Drama | Fantasy | Romance

Languages: English

Countries: Germany | UK | USA

Set in New York circa 1958, a man quickly climbs his way up the corporate ladder at a conglomerate after starting in the mail room. He reaches the position of chairman after the boss takes a dive out the window.

Directors (2)

Ethan Coen (uncredited)
Joel Coen

Writers (3)

Ethan Coen (written by) &
Joel Coen (written by) &
Sam Raimi (written by)

Composers (1)

Editors (1)

Cinematographers (1)

Roger Deakins (director of photography)

Actors (84)

Ace O'Connell Mailroom Screamer
Anna Nicole Smith Za-Za
Arthur Bridgers The Hula-Hoop Kid (as Arthur Bridges)
Barbara Ann Grimes Mrs. Cardoza
Bill Cobbs Moses
Bruce Campbell Smitty
Bryan Keith DeBose Orderly (uncredited)
Catherine Bayley Temple Masseuse (uncredited)
Charles Durning Waring Hudsucker
Christopher Darga Mail Room Orienter
Colin Fickes Newsboy
Cynthia Baker New Year's Mob
David Byrd Dr. Hugo Bronfenbrenner
David Fawcett Newsroom Reporter
David Gould Newsreel Reporter
David Hagar Newsroom Reporter (as Dave Hagar)
David Massie Newsreel Reporter
Dick Sasso Drunk in Alley
Ed Lillard Newsreel Reporter
Eleanor Glockner Mrs. Mussburger
Ernest Sarracino Luigi the Tailor (as Ernie Sarracino)
Frank Jeffreys Mailroom Screamer (as Frank Jeffries)
Gary Allen Board Member
Gil Pearson Newsreel Reporter
Harry Bugin Aloysius
Harvey Meyer Newsroom Reporter
I.M. Hobson Board Member
Jack Rooney Man at Merchandise Mart (uncredited)
James Deuter New Year's Mob
Jay Kapner Mr. Levin
Jeff Still Newsreel Reporter
Jennifer Jason Leigh Amy Archer
Jerome Dempsey Board Member (as Jerome Dempsy)
Jesse Brewer Mailroom Screamer
Jim True-Frost Buzz (as Jim True)
Joanne Pankow Newsreel Secretary
Joe Grifasi Lou
John Cameron Hudsucker Brainstormer
John Goodman Newsreel Announcer (as Karl Mundt)
John Mahoney Chief
John Scanlan Board Member
John Seitz Benny
John Wylie Board Member
Jon Polito Mr. Bumstead
Joseph Marcus Sears Braithwaite of Bullard
Kathleen Perkins Mrs. Braithwaite
Keith Schrader Businessman (uncredited)
Linda McCoy Coffee Shop Waitress
Lou Criscuolo Mailroom Screamer
Marc Garber Newsreel Reporter
Mario Todisco Norville's Goon
Mark Jeffrey Miller Newsreel Reporter (as Mark Miller)
Mary Lou Rosato Mussburger's Secretary
Michael Earl Reid Mailroom Screamer
Michael Houlihan Newsreel Reporter
Mike Starr Newsroom Reporter
Nelson George Newsreel Reporter
Noble Willingham Zebulon Cardoza
Pamela Everett Dream Dancer
Patrick Cranshaw Ancient Sorter (as Pat Cranshaw)
Paul Newman Sidney J. Mussburger
Peter Gallagher Vic Tenetta
Peter McPherson Board Member
Peter Siragusa Newsreel Reporter
Philip Loch Mailroom Screamer (as Phil Loch)
Richard Schiff Mailroom Screamer
Richard Whiting Ancient Puzzler
Richard Woods Board Member
Robert Weil Mail Room Boss
Roderick Peeples New Year's Mob (as Rick Peeples)
Roy Brocksmith Board Member
Sam Raimi Hudsucker Brainstormer
Skipper Duke Mr. Grier
Stan Adams Emcee
Stan Lichtenstein Mailroom Screamer
Steve Buscemi Beatnik Barman
Steve Head Security Guard (uncredited)
Thom Noble Thorstenson Finlandson
Tim Robbins Norville Barnes
Todd Alcott Mailroom Screamer
Tom Toner Newsroom Reporter
Wantland Sandel New Year's Mob
William Duff-Griffin Newsreel Scientist
Willie Reale Newsroom Reporter