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Something Is Out There 

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Drama | TV Mini-Series (1988– )
Two police officers investigate a series of brutal murders in which the victims have had bodily organs removed. When one of them questions a young woman who has been seen at the crime ... See full summary »
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1988  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Joe Cortese ...  Jack Breslin 6 episodes, 1988
Maryam d'Abo ...  Ta'Ra 6 episodes, 1988
George Dzundza ...  Frank Dileo 6 episodes, 1988
Gregory Sierra ...  Victor Maldonado 6 episodes, 1988
Kim Delaney ...  Mandy Estabrook 6 episodes, 1988
John Putch ...  Wendle 6 episodes, 1988
Robert Webber ...  Commissioner Estabrook 6 episodes, 1988
Earl Billings ...  Coroner 6 episodes, 1988
Noelle Bou-Sliman Noelle Bou-Sliman ...  Passerby 6 episodes, 1988
Jack Bricker Jack Bricker ...  The Creature 6 episodes, 1988
Richard Burns ...  Driver 6 episodes, 1988
Joseph Cali ...  Roger 6 episodes, 1988
Christopher Carroll Christopher Carroll ...  Maitre d' 6 episodes, 1988
Andi Chapman ...  TV Interviewer 6 episodes, 1988
Tyler Coppin ...  Lab Technician 6 episodes, 1988
Michael Cutt ...  McCready 6 episodes, 1988
Roger Eagle Roger Eagle ...  Harv 6 episodes, 1988
James Emery ...  Coveralled Man 6 episodes, 1988
Matthew Faison Matthew Faison ...  Ron Cobb 6 episodes, 1988
Cal Gibson ...  Cabbie 6 episodes, 1988
Kristoffer Greaves Kristoffer Greaves ...  Prisoner X-90 6 episodes, 1988
David Jobling David Jobling ...  Prisoner #2 6 episodes, 1988
Melanie Jones Melanie Jones ...  Claire Riggs 6 episodes, 1988
Mickey Jones ...  Arnie McKuen 6 episodes, 1988
Doug MacHugh ...  Passerby 6 episodes, 1988
Héctor Mercado ...  Enriquez 6 episodes, 1988
Lori Michaels Lori Michaels ...  Kelly Simon 6 episodes, 1988
Dan Moriarty ...  Valet 6 episodes, 1988
Ian Mortimer Ian Mortimer ...  Guard #1 6 episodes, 1988
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John O'Hurley ...  Remar 6 episodes, 1988
Anne Ramsay ...  Limo Driver 6 episodes, 1988
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Hank Rolike ...  Doorman 6 episodes, 1988
Clive Rosengren ...  Passerby 6 episodes, 1988
Jack Scalici Jack Scalici ...  Passerby 6 episodes, 1988
Dean Scofield ...  Andrew Brockhurst 6 episodes, 1988
Robert Taylor ...  1st Officer 6 episodes, 1988
Brian Thompson ...  Eddie 6 episodes, 1988
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Storyline

Two police officers investigate a series of brutal murders in which the victims have had bodily organs removed. When one of them questions a young woman who has been seen at the crime scenes, it turns out she is an alien from an interstellar prison ship and that the murders have been committed by a powerful xenomorphic alien which had escaped. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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Country:

USA | Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Invader See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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After meeting and playing a couple on this miniseries, Joe Cortese and Kim Delaney would later be married in real life. See more »

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References Crime Story (1986) See more »

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Fine made-for-TV affair from the '80s, worth tracking down.
3 August 2011 | by Vomitron_GSee all my reviews

This 3-hour-long made-for-TV movie is actually a thoroughly entertaining sci-fi/horror hybrid. Two cops are on the trail of a ghastly urban serial killer which turns out to be a villainous alien xenomorph creature. A beautiful human female alien, also stuck on earth, is out to hunt it down. Joseph Cortese is the capable lead and Maryam d'Abo pulls her (sexy) weight alongside him. The pacing of the story is a bit off-balanced at times, but the ride remains consequently entertaining. Along the lines of Jack Sholder's "The Hidden" (1987), though a bit more largely scaled, with some great special effects and vintage creature designs by Rick Baker.


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