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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
Lynn Danielson-Rosenthal ...
Kristi Larson (as Lynn Danielson)
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Camille
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Det. Langella
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Dennis
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Lt. Frank Meyers
Karen Mayo-Chandler ...
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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Driver
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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)  »

Also Known As:

A Máscara da Morte  »

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$1,600,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$419,428 (USA)
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Lt. Frank Meyers: Look at that guy... he probably gets more ass than a toilet seat
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Passable stuff.
10 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

A pretty routine thriller, but competently directed and relatively well-written. At first it seems to play all its cards too early, but it does keep some surprises in store. Some intense horror sequences help, but in the final 5 minutes the film resorts into standard cliches and implausibilities (killers that just won't die, forgotten characters appearing out of nowhere, etc).


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