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In Analyze This (1999), do these 4 names appear before the cast in the closing credits?

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    Despite never having seen the movie, im guessing its because they were the four main characters and deserved to be apart from the secondary characters – BlueMoon93 Jan 5 '17 at 11:46
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    Well, probably 'insisted' rather than 'deserved'. ;) It's probably in their contract. – Walt Jan 5 '17 at 12:03
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This is referred to as "Main Billing" or "Top Billing". Paraphrased from the Wiki page:

The order in which credits are billed generally signify their importance. For example, in films, the first is usually the motion picture company, followed by the producer. Next, depending on his/her standing, the director may be granted an extra, prominent credit.

The major starring actors generally come next, then the title of the movie and the rest of the principal cast. However, well-known actors may be given top billing for publicity or contractual purposes if juvenile, lesser-known, or first-time performers appear in a larger role

The actors whose names appear first are said to have "top billing". They usually play the principal characters in the film and have the most screen time. However, well-known actors may be given top billing for publicity or contractual purposes if juvenile, lesser-known, or first-time performers appear in a larger role.

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