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Out of Bounds (1986)

Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in ... See full summary »

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Richard Tuggle

Writer:

Tony Kayden
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Michael Hall ... Daryl Cage
Jenny Wright ... Dizz / Darlene
Jeff Kober ... Roy Gaddis
Glynn Turman ... Lieutenant Delgado
Raymond J. Barry ... Hurley
Pepe Serna ... Murano
Michele Little ... Crystal
Jerry Levine ... Marshall
Ji-Tu Cumbuka ... Lemar
Kevin McCorkle ... Tommy Cage
Linda Shayne ... Chris Cage
Maggie Gwinn Maggie Gwinn ... Mrs. Cage
Ted Gehring ... Mr. Cage
Meat Loaf ... Gil (as Meatloaf)
Allan Graf ... Biker
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Storyline

Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in possession of a drug cache, which a ruthless drug dealer wants back. The dealer murders Daryl's brother and the small town boy ends up all alone in the big city, being pursued by both the drug dealer and the police, who suspect him of the murder. Written by Kevin Ackley <kackley1@aol.com>

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Anthony Michael Hall is Daryl Cage. Eighteen years on an Iowa farm never prepared him for a summer in L.A.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 July 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lluvia de plomo See more »

Filming Locations:

Bakersfield, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,230,000, 27 July 1986, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$5,099,316
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

According to the Sacramento Bee (1-26-1986), then-Governor of California George Deukmejian made a tour of television and movie sets, including the set on which this movie was being filmed. After the Governor was photographed with one young male actor who was wearing leopard-skin-print pants and a fishnet shirt, the actor joked that Deukmejian's opponent in the next election should use the snap as a campaign ploy. Meanwhile, the film's leading lady, Jenny Wright, informed the governor that "we cleaned up the streets. There will be a lot less crime today," gesturing to the room full of bizarre characters filming the scene. See more »

Quotes

Cop on Melrose: Are you aware of that crosswalk on the corner?
Daryl Cage: [nervous] Uhh, no.
Cop on Melrose: Take the shades off.
Daryl Cage: What?
Cop on Melrose: I said take the shades off.
[Daryl does as he is told. Cop stares at him. Daryl glances over to the squad car and finds his police composit sketch hanging]
Cop on Melrose: Don't let me catch you jaywalking again.
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks/Sade (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

BURNIN' DOWN THE CITY
Written & Performed by Sammy Hagar
Produced by Ted Templeman
Courtesy of Geffen Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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More Action than thoughtful
8 September 2007 | by mymerlin777See all my reviews

I always liked this film because it showed that Hall was not just some goofy nerd all the time. In this film he is faced by drug dealers and murderers and more real to life situations than that of other movies, such as the "Pretty in Pink" genre 80's movie. I don't see that it ever got released on DVD like some others from that time, why is that? Hall proves himself in a dramatic, thoughtful role as a simple teen who is able to develop survivor instincts under pressure. I have seen it many times and like it much more than the "Breakfast Club" or even "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" where the comedy pales after a few times of watching. I do not think it got the press it deserved. Many of my friends have never seen it. The film barely gets a mention anywhere, I think because it is not a comedy and is R-Rated for showing violence. I think people needed to see Hall do more dramatic acting than just stuck doing continual comedic roles. I think this movie shows part of the man who became one to play in the "Dead Zone."


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