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Vibes (1988)

Psychics hired to find lost temple...

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Ken Kwapis

Writers:

Deborah Blum (story), Lowell Ganz (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ramon Bieri ... Eli Diamond
Michael Lerner ... Burt Wilder
Hercules Vilchez Hercules Vilchez ... Juan
Jerry Vichi Jerry Vichi ... Baseball Man
Leo V. Finnie III Leo V. Finnie III ... Monty Man
Googy Gress ... Ingo Swedlin
Ray Stoddard Ray Stoddard ... Dr. Scott
Harvey J. Goldenberg ... Lyle
Tom Henschel Tom Henschel ... Dr. Drake
Jeff Goldblum ... Nick Deezy
Susan Bugg Susan Bugg ... Dr. Silver
Rodney Kageyama ... Dr. Harmon
Cyndi Lauper ... Sylvia Pickel
Van Dyke Parks ... Dr. Weiner
Steven Scott Steven Scott ... Dr. Thompson
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Storyline

Cyndi Lauper and Jeff Goldblum play two psychics hired by Peter Falk to find his long lost son in a foreign country. When they get there they discover he's really hired them to help find a hidden temple in the mountains where all the psychic energy in the world comes from. Written by Jaymes Warnock <armyofme@erols.com>

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Put your hands on our hands and feel the... VIBES. See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Vibes - Die Jagd nach der glühenden Pyramide See more »

Filming Locations:

Cuenca, Ecuador See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$916,482, 7 August 1988

Gross USA:

$1,883,811

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,883,811
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Dan Aykroyd was originally cast as Nick Deezy. He dropped out after Columbia Pictures head David Puttnam insisted on casting Cyndi Lauper as the co-star. See more »

Goofs

In the last scene, Nick (Goldblum) enters Sylvia's (Lauper's) hotel room and calls to Sylvia by her real name, Cyndi. See more »

Quotes

Nick Deezy: Yes, one monent please but an important one. we been through stretch, stretch-aroo, next it'll be stretch-mark... where will it end?
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References Ghostbusters (1984) See more »

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Arturo
Written by Marcos Loya
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Turn off your brain for 90 minutes, it won't kill you
29 April 2002 | by lawnboy-5See all my reviews

"Vibes" is a totally fun, light, cotton-candy puff of a movie and a bit more. The plot is stupid but still hilarious, and Cyndi Lauper turns in a surprisingly (or not surprisingly) wonderful debut performance as an ultra-quirky psychic. Incidentally, the track she recorded for this movie- "Hole in my Heart (That goes all the way to china)"- is awesome, and arguably the best song she ever made after the "She's So Unsual" era. The rest of the cast is also a pleasant surprise. A colourful, cute little bubblegum flick...you can rent "Apocalypse Now Redux" another day.


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