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The Outing (1987)

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An ancient genie is released from a lamp when thieves ransack an old woman's house. They are killed and the lamp is moved to a museum to be studied. The curator's daughter is soon possessed... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Deborah Winters ...
Eve Ferrell / Young Arab Woman / Old Arab Woman
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Dr. Wallace
Andra St. Ivanyi ...
Alex Wallace
Scott Bankston ...
Ted Pinson
Red Mitchell ...
Mike Daley (as Mark Mitchell)
André Chimène ...
Tony Greco
Damon Merrill ...
Babs
Barry Coffing ...
Ross
Tracye Walker ...
Gwen
Raan Lewis ...
Terry
Hank Amico ...
Harley
Brian Floores ...
Max
Michelle Watkins ...
Faylene
Danny D. Daniels ...
Dr. Theo Bressling
Roy Alan Wilson ...
Bob (guard)
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Storyline

An ancient genie is released from a lamp when thieves ransack an old woman's house. They are killed and the lamp is moved to a museum to be studied. The curator's daughter is soon possessed by the genie and invites her friends to spend the night at the museum, along with some uninvited guests. The genie kills them off in an attempt to fulfill her ultimate wish. Written by Mark J. Popp <poppmj@cadvision.com>

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Don't say see you later... say goodbye. See more »

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21 November 1987 (Japan)  »

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The Lamp  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

When Alex is at the breakfast table and her dad is in the kitchen stomping out the burning toast, the blinds over the sink are clearly open as sunlight is shining through. However, right after Dr. Wallace leaves the room to get dressed and Alex steps in to clean up the mess the blinds are suddenly closed without either having touched them. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the end credits, the opera-loving security guard takes a final bow. See more »

Connections

References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

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IT'S SO BEAUTIFUL
Performed by Joel Rosenbaum and Bruce Miller
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Good Cheese
15 October 2001 | by (houston, tx) – See all my reviews

I recently saw this movie for the first time and if you like really cheesy B movies, this is definitely one for you! It's got it all...bad acting, horrible effects, random naked people. I found it particularly enjoyable because it's set in Houston, TX (where I live!) So I got to look back and remember what this city looked like 15 years ago! All in all, this movie is a good way to spend a couple hours.


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