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Out of the Dark (1988)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Thriller  |  5 May 1989 (USA)
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Beautiful young women who work at the offices of a phone-sex company are being stalked by a psychotic killer.

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Kevin Silvers
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Ruth Wilson
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Doug Stringer
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Kristi Larson (as Lynn Danielson)
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Camille
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Det. Langella
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Asberry The Dog
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Barbara
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McDonald
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Young Cop
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Suite Nothings, is a sleazy L.A. phone *fantasy* hot-line...in other words a phone-sex service, voiced by failed models, in which callers get to divulge their fantasies over the phone. Among them is Bobo, an individual who's twisted sense of humor, is matched only by his warped mental state. Dressed in an eerily comical mask of all things a clown, he begins murderous vendetta against these hot-line workers. As a body-count in this city steadily increases, this so-called ringmaster in his own personnel circus of fear and fatal pain, who makes his victims walk a tightrope of sheer terror moments before he brutally ends their lives. Bobo is going to prove why no one should talk to strangers...especially when they are as strange and insane as he is. Written by suspicous

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The phone sex line was for fantasy... now it's for murder! See more »


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5 May 1989 (USA)  »

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A Máscara da Morte  »

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$1,600,000 (estimated)

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$419,428 (USA)
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Divine's last movie. See more »

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Kevin Silvers: No extra business.
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Way better than it should be ..........
27 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The involvement of Paul Bartel in "Out of the Dark" goes beyond his appearance, with an atrocious wig, as the manager of the seedy Royale Motel. As executive producer he has influenced Bartel-like dark humor throughout the film. The supporting cast alone is reason to seek this one out. You get "Lust in the Dust" alumni Lanie Kazan, Geoffrey Lewis, Tab Hunter, and "Divine". In addition, Tracey Walters, Karen Black, and Bud Cort are on board. This story of a clown masked killer murdering phone sex girls, is creatively photographed, and the performances are enthusiastic. Unfortunately, "Out of the Dark" was "Divine's": final film. ...................... - MERK


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