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Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his wife betrays him and his job is dull. One night he starts to drive through Los Angeles and he finally ends in the parking ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ed Okin
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Stan
Andrew Marton ...
Freeway Driver
Sue Dugan ...
Freeway Driver
Elizabeth Solorzano ...
Freeway Driver
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Robert Paynter ...
Security Guard
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Group Supervisor
Robert Moberly ...
Aerospace Engineer
John Hostetter ...
Aerospace Engineer
Dick Balduzzi ...
Aerospace Engineer
Richard Franklin ...
Aerospace Engineer
Cal Worthington ...
Himself
Wes Dawn ...
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Storyline

Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his wife betrays him and his job is dull. One night he starts to drive through Los Angeles and he finally ends in the parking garage of L.A. Airport. Moments later a beautiful young lady jumps onto his bonnet and he finds himself being chased by four Iranians. What follows is a wild chase through the streets of Los Angeles and a very funny one too. Written by Harald Mayr <marvin@bike.augusta.de>

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A dangerous romance See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Thriller

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Release Date:

22 February 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Into the Night  »

Box Office

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$6,700,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Airport scenes in this film (and in another John Landis film, Coming to America (1988)) have a call over the PA system for a Mr. Frank Ozkerwitz to pick up a white courtesy telephone. This is a reference to Frank Oz, who always makes an appearance in John Landis's films, although his last name from birth is Oznowicz. See more »

Goofs

The Ramada room door opens one way when Clu Gulager and others enter the room (714?), and opens the opposite direction when he leaves the room See more »

Quotes

Shaheen Parvici: There has to be a catch. A... a trick. I do not trust your plan.
Ed: Well I think it's a very good plan. C'mon, time's running out. Escrow's closing.
Shaheen Parvici: Did Jack Caper tell you that?
Ed: Yes, that's right. I'm Jack's son.
Shaheen Parvici: His son!
Ed: Illegitimate, but some day it'll all be mine. You and I might be doing business, going out to lunch... all right, OK fine, I'm, I'll tell you the truth. Diana's CIA, I'm On Her Majesty's Secret Service, we've got the place surrounded... I'm really from Immigration, we thought ...
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Crazy Credits

Nearly everything is credited in this film. Even the Used-Cars-Salesmen shown in commercials (Cal Worthington, Pete Ellis) and the cast of a b/w-movie (Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein) in Hamid's Apartment are credited See more »

Connections

Featured in B.B. King: Into the Night (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

INTO THE NIGHT
Written by Ira Newborn
Performed by B.B. King
Courtesy of MCA RECORDS
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User Reviews

 
Great movie - very Landis!
18 November 1998 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Jeff Goldblum and Michelle Pfeiffer before they really hit the

big time. A great caper style movie - part comedy, part

thriller, part urban angst. Goldblum leaves his unfaithful wife

one night and gets caught up in a bizarre series of events when

a pursued Pfeiffer lands on his car asking for help. Needless

to say he gets implicated in all kinds of things (a bit like

After Hours and Something Wild). Very funny, charming at times

and ultimately engaging - you want the night to last forever as

you become more involved in the story and the characters. Landis at his very best (what happened to him?!). Loads of cameo


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