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Out of the Blue (1980)

 -  Drama  -  April 1982 (USA)
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A young girl whose father is an ex-convict biker and whose mother is a junkie has a difficult time coping with her parents' problems.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Linda Manz ...
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Don
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Kathy
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Charlie
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Dr. Brean
Eric Allen ...
Paul
Fiona Brody ...
Carol
David L. Crowley ...
Anderson (as David Crowley)
Joan Hoffman ...
Jean
Carl Nelson ...
Cabby
Francis Ann Pettit ...
Nancy
Glen Pfeifer ...
Glenn
David Ackridge ...
Teacher
Jim Byrnes ...
Party Singer (as Jim Byrne)
Glen Fyfe ...
Bouncer
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A young girl whose father is an ex-convict biker and whose mother is a junkie has a difficult time coping with her parents' problems.

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She's 15. The only adult she admires is Johnny Rotten. See more »

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Drama

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April 1982 (USA)  »

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No Looking Back  »

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CAD 2,200,000 (estimated)
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Originally the film was titled CeBe, but one day on the way to set, the Neil Young song "My My, Hey Hey" came on the radio, inspiring Dennis Hopper to change the title to "Out of the Blue". See more »

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Cebe: Subvert normality. Punk is not sexual, it's just aggression. Destroy. Kill All Hippies. I'm not talking at you, I'm talking to you. Anarchy. Disco sucks. I don't wanna hear about you, I wanna hear from you. This is Gorgeous. Does anybody outthere read me? Disco sucks, kill all hippies. Pretty vacant, eh? Subvert normality. Signing off. This is Gorgeous. Signing off.
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Out of Luck
Written by Nick Jones
Performed by The Pointed Sticks
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The current review should be removed
13 December 1998 | by See all my reviews

The anonymous reviewer should have their short minded opinion removed because it does not reflect the ratings of the film or the general response to the film over the years. Yes, it is shocking and does deal with the issue of incest, but that alone is not a valid reason to say it is a terrible film. I, along with many others feel that it is one of the most alarming heartfelt and believable portrayals of an incestuous family ever portrayed on film. Wonderfully acted and shot on a low budget it is a triumphant piece of work. Congratulations to Dennis Hopper and his producers for having the guts to produce this brilliant film. William Marsh


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