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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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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film crew spent two days shooting in Bakersfield in California, USA and the next ten weeks filming in various places around Los Angeles in the same American state. According to director Richard Tuggle, half the battle in using L.A. locations was finding places that hadn't been used in other earlier movies. Tuggle commented: "Since there are practically no places in the Los Angeles area that haven't been filmed before, you have to try and figure out new ways of shooting them so they look different". See more »

Quotes

Daryl Cage: What are you mental, you think this is fuckin video ?
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Referenced in Seinfeld: The Smelly Car (1993) See more »

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RUN AWAY
Written & Performed by Robert Berry
Produced by Bruce Fairbairn
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action packed film with 80's youngest stars
21 June 2001 | by hectorpeachSee all my reviews

"Out Of Bounds" is an action packed thriller with teenage actors such as Anthony Michael Hall (Breakfast Club) , and Jenny Wright (Young Guns 2). With Jeff Kober as the main villain named Roy Gaddis who is the sadistic and crazy drug dealer , and Raymond J. Barry as a crooked drug enforcement agent.

The film is about a farmboy Daryl Cage (Michael Hall) who is encouraged to leave his parents farm and move to Los Angeles with his brother. But something does go wrong , very wrong , when his brother mistakenly mixes up Daryls luggage and picks up a bag of drugs. Just hours after he arrives at his brothers place , his brother (played by the unknown Kevin McCorkle) is brutally slaughtered by the owner of the drugs. Of course the cops cannot find any fingerprints in the house except for daryl's, so he is blamed for the murder. So with the cops and a pyschotic drug dealer on his tail , Daryl and his friend Dizz must seek safety , seek revenge for his brother , and prove that Daryl is innocent.

good plot , great filming , and your average budget is backed up by the supporting cast including Ji Tu Cumbuka as the dealers partner , and Meat Loaf who appears as a friend of the dealer and the pilot , Gil. All of these things add up to a minor success at the box office , and a good style of 80's teenage star films , and being shown on television quite a bit.


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