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Blow Out
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(299 ratings)
7.4 IMDB rating
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John Travolta John Travolta
Jack Terry
Nancy Allen Nancy Allen
Sally
John Lithgow John Lithgow
Burke
Dennis Franz Dennis Franz
Manny Karp
Peter Boyden Peter Boyden
Sam
Curt May Curt May
Donahue
John Aquino John Aquino
Detective Mackey
John McMartin John McMartin
Lawrence Henry


Written by
Brian De Palma Brian De Palma
(written by)
Bill Mesce Jr. Bill Mesce Jr.
uncredited


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A very good movie

4 years, 8 months ago at Oct 26 12:34
Nowadays, Brian de Palma is pretty much forgotten but back in the 70's and the 80's, he was a major movie director. Anyway, I always had a weak spot for this director and, in my opinion, this movie is easily one of his best. Apparently, Quentin Tarantino even said that this film is his favorite Brian De Palma movie and Tarantino cast John Travolta in ‘Pulp Fiction’ because he liked his perform... read more
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This stylish Brian DePalma thriller plays off the theme of the unsuspecting witness who discovers a crime and is thereby put in grave danger, but with a novel twist. Jack is a sound-man who works on "Grade-B" horror movies. Late one evening, he is "sampling" sounds for use on his movies, when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it. Curiosity gets the better of him when the media become involved, and he begins to unravel the pieces of a nefarious conspiracy. As he struggles to survive against his shadowy enemies and expose the truth, he doesn't know who he can trust.
Release date: 24 July 1981
UPC: 027616852885
Tags: Thriller (13), Mystery (9), 1980s (9), Drama (8), Murder (7), 1981 (7), Conspiracy (6), Politics (6), Serial Killer (5), Crime (5), Usa (4), Assassination (4), Suspense (4), Movie Within A Movie (3), Foley Artist (2), Cover Up (2), Reconstruction (2), Prostitute (2), Editing Room (2), Telephone (2)
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