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Vibes (1988)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Romance  |  5 August 1988 (USA)
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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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Put your hands on our hands and feel the... VIBES. See more »


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5 August 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El misterio de la pirámide de oro  »

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Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$1,883,811 (USA)
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Trivia

Dan Aykroyd was originally cast as Nick Deezy. He dropped out after Columbia Pictures head David Puttnam insisted on casting Cyndi Lauper as the co-star. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie when Burt (Learner) is squeezing between the rocks at the mountain pass and turns towards the camera, the studio lights can be seen reflected in his dark glasses. See more »

Quotes

Nick Deezy: [Sylvia and Nick are kissing] You know, I'm curious. When did you decide you liked me?
Sylvia Pickel: Oh... I guess when you tried to save my life. I... I appreciated that. I thought back then, He's really nice. I thought, If there was ever anything I could do for him, I will.
Nick Deezy: What do you mean?
Sylvia Pickel: What do you mean?
Nick Deezy: Do for me? What, like now?
Sylvia Pickel: What's happening here? A minute ago you were ready to disappear down my throat.
Nick Deezy: I don't know. This is, uh, starting to sound a little like... charity.
Sylvia Pickel: I must have said the ...
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References Conan the Barbarian (1982) See more »

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Arturo
Written by Marcos Loya
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This movie always cheers me up!
14 May 2000 | by (Taipei, Taiwan) – See all my reviews

This is a lovely story of two psychics (Cyndi Lauper and Jeff Goldblum) being hired by Harry (Peter Falk) to look for his missing son, but later realize that he actually wants them to help him find a rumored "room of gold" in the deep mountains. In the end another team of searchers joins them to discover the greatest psychic energy in the world - the so-called room of treasure.

The plot is adventurous, mysterious and hilarious. Lauper's performance is surprisingly stunning and funny, the scenery and the soundtrack are both beautiful, the movie is wonderfully shot in Ecuador and full of witty remarks. Whenever I feel a bit low I'll play the video for "Vibes" and then I'm full of joy again. I am well-entertained by this nice, interesting work. Watch it, you won't be disappointed.


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