Out of the Darkness

Out of the Darkness (1985)

No one is safe when a madman slips into the night!

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, TV Movie
  • Release Date: 1985-10-12
  • User Rating: 7.0/10 from 6 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 34min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Centerpoint
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Jud Taylor
star 7.0/10
From 6 Ratings


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 in the 70s.

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  • Martin Sheen

    as Eddie Zigo
  • Hector Elizondo

    as Father George
  • Matt Clark

    as John Hubbard
  • Jennifer Salt

    as Ann Zigo
  • Eddie Egan

    as Tom Duncan
  • Robert Trebor

    as David Berkowitz
  • Val Avery

    as Guido Pressano
  • Joe Spinell

    as Jim Halsey
  • Victor Arnold

    as Nick Zigo
  • Ann Talman

    as Susan Zigo
  • Vince Grant

    as Ed Zigo Jr.
  • Bernie McInerney

    as Dr. Miller
  • Dick Latessa

    as 'Boss' Tom Messenger
  • Sam McMurray

    as Morrison
  • Paul Jabara

    as Henry
  • Larry Atlas

    as Dan
  • Beege Barkette

    as Henry's Wife
  • Jim Borrelli

    as Tisch
  • James Canning

    as Roberts
  • Jane Cronin

    as Woman with Dog
  • Gina DeAngeles

    as Grandmother
  • Rosemary De Angelis

    as Nina
  • Harold Guskin

    as Hospital Administrator
  • Lucinda Jenney

    as Mary
  • Sugar Johnson

    as Young Boy
  • Eriq La Salle

    as Bobby
  • Joe Lisi

    as Patrolman
  • John McCurry

    as Toll Taker
  • Kate Mulligan

    as Kate
  • Pam Nahal

    as Sharon
  • Antonia Rey

    as Madame Elena
  • Vincent Russo

    as Ringleader
  • Ann Sachs

    as Betty
  • Lauren Sautner

    as Little Girl
  • John Scott Martin

    as Hector
  • Marvin Scott

    as Marvin Scott
  • Ben Siegler

    as Steve
  • Andrew Spathis

    as Constantine
  • Fritz Sperberg

    as Young Doctor
  • D.B. Sweeney

    as Mike
  • Mark Tenore

    as Kenny
  • Mickey Treanor

    as Donahue
  • Martin Vidnovic

    as Karl
  • Olivia Ward

    as Nurse #1
  • Caryn West

    as Ronnie / Veronica
  • Ed Zigo

    as Primary Negotiator
  • Thomas Calabro

    as Zigo's Nephew (uncredited)
  • Joe Chiaramonte

    as Tommy (uncredited)
  • Valerie Swift

    as Hooker (uncredited)
  • Jude Ciccolella

    as Detective O'Malley (uncredited)
  • Daniel Ahearn

    as Task Force Cop (uncredited)
  • Charlie Sheen

    as Man Shaving (uncredited)
  • Sonny Grosso

    as Man in Restaurant (uncredited)
Directing Jud Taylor Director
Sound Billy Goldenberg Original Music Composer
Writing T.S. Cook Writer
Camera Brian West Director of Photography
Production Sonny Grosso Producer
Production Larry Jacobson Producer
Production Kathryn Wallack Associate Producer
Sound Billy Goldenberg Music
Editing Norman Gay Editor
Editing Patrick McMahon Editor
Production Louis DiGiaimo Casting
Art Michael Molly Production Design
Art Andrea Potter Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Colleen Atwood Costume Designer
Production A. Kitman Ho Production Manager
Production Carmine Foresta Assistant Unit Manager
Directing Peter Giuliano First Assistant Director
Directing Ellen Rauch Second Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Peggy Nicholson Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Carla White Makeup Artist
Art Gene Becker Set Dresser
Sound Bill Daly Sound Mixer
Sound Marshall Grupp Sound Editor
Sound Hal Levinsohn Sound Editor
Sound Al Nahmias Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Barbara Hause Wardrobe Supervisor
Editing Eric L. Beason Assistant Editor
Editing Holly Huckins Assistant Editor
Editing Joseph Gutowski Additional Editor
Sound Jack Fitzstephens Music Editor
Directing Robin Squibb Script Supervisor
Production Ooty Moorehead Production Coordinator
Production James R. McGee Production Executive
Crew Ed Zigo Technical Advisor
Production Christina-Avis Krauss Additional Casting
Production Billy Dowd Additional Casting
Camera Daniel L. Turrett Camera Operator
Camera Constantine Makris Camera Operator
Camera David J. Frederick Assistant Camera
Camera Edward J. Pei Assistant Camera
Sound Nick Hammond Boom Operator
Camera John Seakwood Still Photographer
Production Sherry Baumgart Assistant Production Coordinator
Crew Rocco Derasmo Transportation Captain
Lighting Jonathan Lumley Gaffer
Lighting John L. Oates Best Boy Electric
Lighting Janet Saetta Electrician
Camera Mitchell Andrew Lillian Key Grip
Camera Richard C. Kerekes Dolly Grip
Camera Carl Peterson Best Boy Grip
Art Dan Kirshoff Property Master
Art Ben Oshman Props
Crew Vanessa James Charge Scenic Artist
Sound Jack Cooley Sound Re-Recording Mixer