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Out of Bounds (1986)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  25 July 1986 (USA)
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Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in ... See full summary »

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Daryl Cage
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Dizz / Darlene
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Roy Gaddis
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Lieutenant Delgado
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Hurley
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Murano
Michele Little ...
Crystal
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Marshall
Ji-Tu Cumbuka ...
Lemar
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Tommy Cage
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Chris Cage
Maggie Gwinn ...
Mrs. Cage
Ted Gehring ...
Mr. Cage
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Gil (as Meatloaf)
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Biker
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Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in possession of a drug cache, which a ruthless drug dealer wants back. The dealer murders Daryl's brother and the small town boy ends up all alone in the big city, being pursued by both the drug dealer and the police, who suspect him of the murder. Written by Kevin Ackley <kackley1@aol.com>

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Anthony Michael Hall is Daryl Cage. Eighteen years on an Iowa farm never prepared him for a summer in L.A.


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25 July 1986 (USA)  »

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Actor Anthony Michael Hall played a character called Daryl Cage. At the time the movie was made and released, his co-star, actress Jenny Wright, was in a personal relationship with actor Nicolas Cage. As such, the last name of the character of Wright's co-star was the same as her real life partner at the time the movie was made and released. See more »

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Daryl Cage: What are you mental, you think this is fuckin video ?
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CITIES IN DUST
Written, Performed & Produced by Siouxsie and the Banshees
Courtesy of Geffen Records (US) & Polydor Records (outside US)
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Fresh Off The Farm
6 February 2007 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Anthony Michael Hall is way Out of Bounds on a trip to Los Angeles. Fresh off the farm from Iowa, he picks up Jeff Kober's travel bag by mistake. Kober gets Hall's change of wardrobe and Hall gets over a million dollars in heroin.

I don't think Jeff Kober has ever played a good guy in any of the films or television shows I've ever seen him in. He's succeeded Lyle Bettger in playing a lovely variety psychotics and in this case he's one psychotic drug dealer looking for his stash.

Kober murders Hall's brother and his wife who Hall was staying with when he learns where he's staying and to top it all off, LAPD detective Glynn Turman is thinking Hall did the deed. Some trigger happy cops nearly kill Hall and he's off and running looking for the only other person he knows in Los Angeles, a waitress played by Jenny Wright who he met on the plane out from Iowa.

Farm boy Hall is in one hostile environment as he tries desperately to survive and clear himself.

Anthony Michael Hall was still in his brat pack period when he did Out of Bounds. He portrays the resourceful, but vulnerable Iowa kid very well.

But the acting honors of this film go to Jeff Kober. A really unsung and underrated performer, Kober always delivers the goods when he's a bad guy. In fact one day I'd like to see try doing comedy for a change.

Till then Kober will keep you on the edge of your seat when you watch him in Out of Bounds.


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