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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ramon Bieri ...
Eli Diamond
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Burt Wilder
Hercules Vilchez ...
Juan
Jerry Vichi ...
Baseball Man
Leo V. Finnie III ...
Monty Man
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Ingo Swedlin
Ray Stoddard ...
Dr. Scott
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Lyle
Tom Henschel ...
Dr. Drake
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Nick Deezy
Susan Bugg ...
Dr. Silver
Rodney Kageyama ...
Dr. Harmon
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Sylvia Pickel
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Dr. Weiner
Steven Scott ...
Dr. Thompson
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Storyline

Cyndi Lauper and Jeff Goldblum play two psychics hired by Peter Falk to find his long lost son in a foreign country. When they get there they discover he's really hired them to help find a hidden temple in the mountains where all the psychic energy in the world comes from. Written by Jaymes Warnock <armyofme@erols.com>

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The psychic comedy that's out of its mind. See more »


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PG | See all certifications »
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5 August 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El misterio de la pirámide de oro  »

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Box Office

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$1,883,811 (USA)
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Trivia

Sylvia's shotgun is the infamous "Brute" manufactured in Brazil as a full size double barrel hunting gun, and imported by F.I.E. of Opa-Locka, Fl. (Miami). F.I.E. re-manufactured them by sawing off the barrels to just over the minimum legal length, and cutting off the butt stock behind the pistol grip, again to just over the minimum legal overall length. The Brute is legal to own and can sometimes be found for sale used. A later successor, the "S.O.B." (Son Of Brute) was a single barrel shotgun that got the same treatment. See more »

Goofs

In the last scene, Nick (Goldblum) enters Sylvia's (Lauper's) hotel room and calls to Sylvia by her real name, Cyndi. See more »

Quotes

Doctor Harrison Steele: [Nick holds an M-16 on the bad guys] Have you handled a machine gun before?
Nick Deezy: Sure, lots of times, in high school. I was the captain of the machine gun team.
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Berta
Written by Marcos Loya
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Jeff Goldblum and Cyndi Lauper are a quirky romantic match
17 September 2005 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Cheerful, underrated comedy about psychics served as a showcase for pop singer Cyndi Lauper (in her acting debut). She's a comic natural playing Sylvia Pickel, an unlucky-in-love single gal whose "psychic guide" leads her into the arms of fellow clairvoyant Jeff Goldblum (in possibly his smoothest comic performance to date). Both have been duped by con-man Peter Falk into finding a lost city of gold in Ecuador, and for the most part "Vibes" is a funny, knockabout journey with witty vignettes scattered about. The last-act drags its feet, but the script is full of great exchanges and a wonderful scene on the dance floor between the two stars. Lots of amusing one-liners, such as my favorite from Goldblum after Elizabeth Peña disrobes: "Parts of me are already applauding." *** out of ****


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