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 Jack Breslin (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Ta'Ra (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Frank Dileo (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Victor Maldonado (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Mandy Estabrook (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Wendle (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Commissioner Estabrook (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Coroner (6 episodes, 1988)
Noelle Bou-Sliman ...
 Passerby (6 episodes, 1988)
Jack Bricker ...
 The Creature (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Driver (6 episodes, 1988)
Joseph Cali ...
 Roger (6 episodes, 1988)
Christopher Carroll ...
 Maitre d' (6 episodes, 1988)
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 TV Interviewer (6 episodes, 1988)
Tyler Coppin ...
 Lab Technician (6 episodes, 1988)
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 McCready (6 episodes, 1988)
Roger Eagle ...
 Harv (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Coveralled Man (6 episodes, 1988)
Matthew Faison ...
 Ron Cobb (6 episodes, 1988)
Cal Gibson ...
 Cabbie (6 episodes, 1988)
Kristoffer Greaves ...
 Prisoner X-90 (6 episodes, 1988)
David Jobling ...
 Prisoner #2 (6 episodes, 1988)
Melanie Jones ...
 Claire Riggs (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Arnie McKuen (6 episodes, 1988)
Doug MacHugh ...
 Passerby (6 episodes, 1988)
Héctor Mercado ...
 Enriquez (6 episodes, 1988)
Lori Michaels ...
 Kelly Simon (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Valet (6 episodes, 1988)
Ian Mortimer ...
 Guard #1 (6 episodes, 1988)
Hope North ...
 Jogger (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Remar (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Limo Driver (6 episodes, 1988)
Ray Reinhardt ...
 Professor Dietrich (6 episodes, 1988)
Hank Rolike ...
 Doorman (6 episodes, 1988)
Clive Rosengren ...
 Passerby (6 episodes, 1988)
Jack Scalici ...
 Passerby (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Andrew Brockhurst (6 episodes, 1988)
Robert Taylor ...
 1st Officer (6 episodes, 1988)
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 1st Officer (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Eddie (6 episodes, 1988)
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Two police officers investigate a series of brutal murders in which the victims have had bodily organs removed. When one of them questions a young woman who has been seen at the crime scenes, it turns out she is an alien from an interstellar prison ship and that the murders have been committed by a powerful xenomorphic alien which had escaped. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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Entertaining and impressive Sci-Fi/Horror TV movie.
15 September 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Something is out there (1988) is all about detectives Jack Breslin (Joe Cortese) and Frank Dileo (George Dzundza) who are investigating a serial-killer, who slaughters his victims and removes their internal organs. While in the crime scene, Jack notices the constant presence of a beautiful young woman, Ta'Ra (Maryam d'Abo). He finds her and is convinced that she is a doctor from a prison in the outer space. She explains that the murderer is a powerful alien, who is able to change his appearance, that escaped from prison, and she is chasing him. They join forces trying to eliminate the menace to planet Earth.

"Something Is Out There" is a very good sci-fi/horror B-movie, using a similar storyline of "The Hidden" (1987). The story mixes crime, horror, sci-fi and action, and it stars the lovely British Maryam d'Abo.

The movie is fast paced and lots of fun and the effects are very good too.

I give this very entertaining horror 8/10, it's pretty rare movie to find though!


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