Snake Eyes (film) A joint production between Touchstone Pictures and Paramount (with Buena Vista International handling foreign distribution) of a Brian DePalma-directed film. An Atlantic City police detective, Rick Santoro, joins an old friend, Navy Commander Kevin Dunne, who is working with the Secretary of Defense, at a heavyweight boxing match. Suddenly the secretary is assassinated, and Santoro and Dunne join forces to investigate the murder. Released August 7, 1998. Stars Nicolas Cage (Rick Santoro), Gary Sinise (Kevin Dunne), John Heard (Gilbert Powell), Carla Gugino (Julia Costello), Stan Shaw (Lincoln Tyler). 98 min. Released on video.