Into the Night (1985) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • After discovering that his wife is cheating on him, an insomniac aerospace engineer accidentally meets, and tries to help a beautiful model on the run from some extremely dangerous people.

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  • Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his wife betrays him, and his job is dull. One night, he starts to drive through Los Angeles, and he finally ends in the parking garage of Los Angeles International Airport. Moments later, a beautiful young lady jumps onto his bonnet and he finds himself being chased by four Iranians. What follows is a wild chase through the streets of Los Angeles, and a very funny one too.


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  • Ed Okin (Jeff Goldblum) is a middle class man with a boring job, a case of insomnia and, to top it all off, he just found out that his wife is cheating on him. One night he goes out for a drive and finds himself at an LA airport, where he encounters a beautiful young woman, Diana (Michelle Pfeiffer) on the run from Middle East criminals who want something in her possession. From there Ed is embroiled in a wild, out of control chase with various characters after him and Diana. Will he survive? More importantly, will he finally get some sleep?

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