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Out of the Darkness (1985)

"Out of the Darkness" is a gripping thriller telling the true story of the hunt and capture of David Berkowitz, a.k.a. "Son of Sam" - the infamous serial killer who stalked New York City in... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Sheen ... Eddie Zigo
Hector Elizondo ... Father George
Matt Clark ... John Hubbard
Jennifer Salt ... Ann Zigo
Eddie Egan ... Tom Duncan
Robert Trebor ... David Berkowitz
Val Avery ... Guido Pressano
Joe Spinell ... Jim Halsey
Victor Arnold ... Nick Zigo
Ann Talman ... Susan Zigo
Vince Grant ... Ed Zigo Jr.
Bernie McInerney Bernie McInerney ... Dr. Miller
Dick Latessa ... 'Boss' Tom Messenger
Sam McMurray ... Morrison
Paul Jabara Paul Jabara ... Henry
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"Out of the Darkness" is a gripping thriller telling the true story of the hunt and capture of David Berkowitz, a.k.a. "Son of Sam" - the infamous serial killer who stalked New York City in the 1970s. Written by Jaromir Krol <jaromirk@kr.onet.pl>

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

R
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 October 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fuori nel buio See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Centerpoint See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

When Martin Sheen's character and his partner go door-to-door interviewing potential witnesses, the second door they knock on is answered by a guy with shaving foam on his face. The guy is 'Charlie Sheen'. He slams the door on the two officers and Martin Sheen quips, "Nice boy." See more »

Goofs

In the film, Berkowitz is arrested during the winter. But in reality, he was arrested in August 1977. See more »

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Decent made for T.V. about Son of Sam
18 August 2002 | by melissa-58See all my reviews

Pretty good for a made for T.V. Voted a 9 because of all the small parts played by actors not yet famous. Pretty neat to spot them all! Look for Eriq La Salle and Charlie Sheen to name a few. Fun to watch and a good story telling!


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