Blow Out

(1981)

Overview

Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in 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 does not know whom he can trust.

  1. Brian De Palma

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Bill Mesce Jr.

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. John Travolta

    John Travolta

    Jack Terry

  2. Nancy Allen

    Nancy Allen

    Sally Badina

  3. John Lithgow

    John Lithgow

    Burke

  4. Dennis Franz

    Dennis Franz

    Manny Karp

  5. John McMartin

    John McMartin

    Lawrence Henry

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Status Released

Release Information

  • July 24, 1981
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 48m

Budget $18,000,000.00

Revenue $12,000,000.00

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