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Into the Night (1985)

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.

Director:

John Landis

Writer:

Ron Koslow
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeff Goldblum ... Ed Okin
Stacey Pickren Stacey Pickren ... Ellen Okin
Carmen Argenziano ... Stan
Andrew Marton ... Freeway Driver
Sue Dugan Sue Dugan ... Freeway Driver
Elizabeth Solorzano Elizabeth Solorzano ... Freeway Driver
Dan Aykroyd ... Herb
Robert Paynter Robert Paynter ... Security Guard
David Cronenberg ... Group Supervisor
Robert Moberly Robert Moberly ... Aerospace Engineer
John Hostetter ... Aerospace Engineer
Dick Balduzzi ... Aerospace Engineer
Richard Franklin ... Aerospace Engineer
Cal Worthington Cal Worthington ... Himself
Wes Dawn Wes Dawn ... L.A.P.D
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Storyline

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. Written by Harald Mayr <marvin@bike.augusta.de>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Persian | French | Spanish

Release Date:

22 February 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Into the Night See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$7,562,164

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,562,164
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Universal Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Ed: [surrounded by several people pointing guns] This is ridiculous.
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Soundtracks

My Lucille
Written by Ira Newborn
Performed by B.B. King
Courtesy of MCA RECORDS
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One of My Favorite Movies of the 80's
17 July 2010 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In Los Angeles, the insomniac aerospace engineer Ed Okin (Jeff Goldblum) has a boring job and a cold relationship with his wife. One afternoon, Ed leaves his job earlier to rest and discovers that his wife Ellen (Stacey Pickren) is cheating him with her colleague Stan (Carmen Argenziano). During the night, Ed can not sleep and he decides to drive to the airport to kill time. When he parks in the parking lot of the airport, he sees a beautiful woman, Diana (Michelle Pfeiffer), chased by four Iranians. He helps her and drives away to her place. Sooner he discovers that Diana has smuggled six emeralds from Iran and now she is chased by the gang of Shaheen Parvici (Irene Papas) and by the dangerous British killer Colin Morris (David Bowie) that works for the French Monsieur Melville (Roger Vadim). Ed Okin has an unforgettable night with Diana.

"Into the Night" is one of my favorite movies of the 80's. I have just watched this film at least for the sixth time and Michelle Feiffer is stunningly gorgeous. The engaging story is funny and one attraction is to identify the cameo of directors and other personalities, such as David Cronenberg, John Landis, Don Siegel, Jonathan Demme, and Lawrence Kasdan working with names like Vera Miles, Irene Papas, David Bowie and Dan Aykroyd among others. The awesome music of B.B. King gives a touch of class to this wonderful film. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "Um Romance Muito Perigoso" ("A Very Dangerous Romance")

Note: On 14 April 2019, I saw this film again.


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