There's Nothing Out There (1991)

Unrated  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  April 1991 (USA)
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Seven teens head up to a cabin on the lake for spring break. Mike has studied all horror films on video, and recognizes the signs of foreshadowing of doom. The others dismiss his concerns ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Craig Peck ...
Mark Collver ...
Claudia Flores ...
Jeff Dachis ...
Lisa Grant ...
Sissy Frye ...
Cyrus Voris ...
Lead Punk (as Cy Voris)
Ronald St. Denis ...
Michael Berlly ...
Policeman #1
Rafi Isaac ...
Policeman #2
Tommy Barz ...
Policeman #3 / Face on Cutting Room Floor
Mark Calderone ...


Seven teens head up to a cabin on the lake for spring break. Mike has studied all horror films on video, and recognizes the signs of foreshadowing of doom. The others dismiss his concerns as the workings of a person that watches too many videos, but there really is something out there, and the teens begin experiencing an attrition problem when they start stumbling into all the cliches found in a typical teen horror film. Written by Ed Sutton <>

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A horror film of comic proportions.


Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi


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April 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Don't Scream... Die - Spur in den Tod  »

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$350,000 (estimated)

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


'Craig Peck (I)' and Mark Collver did all of their own stunts for their big fight scene. See more »


At about the 1 hour and 18 minute mark, the camera man is visible in the sunglasses reflection during the alien attack. See more »


Doreen: Where's Jim?
Mike: He's melting in the other room.
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Crazy Credits

"Security provided by General Von Black Bear." See more »


References Rambo III (1988) See more »


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great DVD edition
8 October 2001 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This is a fun little spoof of the crappy 80's style horror flicks we grew up with... the twist (the same kinda hook that Scream used about five years later) is that the hero is a guy who's seen so many of said crappy horror flicks that he realizes that he might actually be IN a crappy horror flick, then uses it to his advantage.

The best news tho is that the new DVD edition of "There's Nothing.." not only has a MUCH better transfer than the earlier video release (and is letterboxed), but also a bunch of fun extras and commentary. The movie is a hoot, and the extras make it even more worthwhile.

Sometimes it's fun to kick back with a b-movie that knows it's a b-movie and has fun with that. Low budget and cheesy, but far more fun than most of the Hollywood horror flicks released in the past decade.

*** = movie ***** = DVD


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