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Out of the Dark (1988)

 -  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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Dennis
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Barbara
Silvana Gallardo ...
McDonald
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Jo Ann (as Karen Witter)
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Vanessa (as Angela Robinson)
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Hooker / Nancy
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Hotel Clerk
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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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$1,600,000 (estimated)

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$419,428 (USA)
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Kevin Silvers: You know what they do to killer clowns?... They send them to the funny farm.
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An all right B movie suspense film that thrills with suspense and erotic feel.
12 December 2012 | by (Petersburg, Virginia) – See all my reviews

I for one was always a watcher of B suspense horror flicks and the 80's produced some good ones the way they were done with sex, skin, and guessing suspense. I just recently viewed this one little gem called "Out of the Dark" and it's a watch as it will pass a late night. The setting is in the city of angels L.A. and the beautiful up and coming women who want to be movie stars first work the lines of a high priced and stylish phone sex service. And suddenly one by one each of the ladies start to be brutally murdered. So the questions begin is it a crazy client or customer? The film's theme of suspense and doubt is well showcased as it shows many crazy characters from the company accountant to the ladies current picture taker to a washed up alcoholic photo man. Oddly and in a strange way with each murder the killer hides behind a creepy clown mask! Aside from this suspense thriller being entertaining and a cat and mouse game of a psychotic killer it features work of veteran B movie queen Karen Black as the owner of the phone sex service line. And look for character actor and Jack Nicholson buddy Tracey Walter as the police Lt. that investigates the murders. Overall good little B movie treat.


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