Cyndi Lauper
Director: Ken Kwapis Cast: Cyndi Lauper
Cyndi Lauper
, Jeff Goldblum
Jeff Goldblum
, Peter Falk
Peter Falk
Ken Kwapis


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Two hapless psychics unwittingly aid a criminal in his quest to obtain a mystic relic in this farcical adventure. Street smart beauty-school dropout Sylvia Pickel (Cyndi Lauper) navigates life with the counsel of a spirit named Louise, while genteel Nick Deezy (Jeff Goldblum) has the ability to "read" an object's past just by holding it. Harry Buscafusco (Peter Falk) is the treasure hunter who brings them together for a trip to Ecuador to find his missing son. Nick and Sylvia don't get on at first, their animosity only amplified by various slapstick escapades that find them posing as siblings and hobnobbing with monied jet-setters. Eventually, Buscafusco's missing-child premise turns out to be a ruse; his true intentions envelop Nick and Sylvia in serious peril just as they're beginning to let down their guard and fall for one another. The action climaxes in a special effects-laden jungle sequence. Vibes marked the screen debut of pop singer Cyndi Lauper, whose single "Hole in My Heart (All the Way to China)" graces the closing credits. Despite the poor box-office results of Vibes and the generally poor reviews for her performance, Lauper would go on to earn an Emmy award for a guest stint on TV's Mad About You and appear with Christopher Walken in the indie drama The Opportunists.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/11/2020
UPC: 0683904634412
Original Release: 1988
Rating: PG
Source: Mill Creek Ent
Region Code: A
Time: 1:39:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Cyndi Lauper Sylvia Pickel
Jeff Goldblum Nick Deezy
Peter Falk Harry Buscafusco
Googy Gress Ingo Swedlin
Julian Sands Dr.Harrison Steele
Michael Lerner Burt Wilder
Ramon Bieri Eli Diamond
Elizabeth Peña Consuela
Ronald G. Joseph Carl
Don Bexley Lou
Elvira Deval Nurse
Leo V. Finnie Monty Man
Hercules Vilchez Juan
Jerry Vichi Baseball Man
Ray Stoddard Dr. Scott
Harvey J. Goldenberg Lyle
Tom Henschel Dr. Drake
Susan Bugg Dr. Silver
Rodney Kageyama Dr. Harmon
Van Dyke Parks Dr. Weiner
Steven Scott Dr. Thompson
Joseph V. Perry Dave
Park Overall Jane
Max Perlich Busboy
John Kapelos Eugene
Bruce MacVittie Tony
Bill McCutcheon Mr. Van Der Meer
Steve Buscemi Fred
Jennifer Balgobin Gloria
Karen Akers Hillary
Fernando Verdugo Bellhop
Aharon Ipalé Alejandro De La Vivar
Robert Covarrubias Waiter
Darryl Henriques Ricardo
Ronald Paul Ramirez Hotel Clerk

Technical Credits
Ken Kwapis Director
George Anderson Sound Editor
Rick Avery Stunts
Joni Avery Stunts
John Bailey Cinematographer
Lou Barlia Camera Operator
Hank Baumert Stunts
Deborah Blum Original Story,Producer,Screenwriter
John Boxer Costumes/Costume Designer
John Branagan Stunts
Charlie Brewer Stunts
Charlie Croughwell Stunts
Alan B. Curtiss Asst. Director
Daniel Ducovny Cinematographer
Richard Edlund Special Effects
Andy Epper Stunts
Carrie Frazier Casting
Alan Friedman Makeup
Lowell Ganz Original Story,Screenwriter
Tony Ganz Producer
Miranda Garrison Choreography
Shani Ginsberg Casting
Richard Bryce Goodman Sound/Sound Designer
Brian Grazer Producer
Jorge Gundin Production Manager
Eugene Gurlitz Production Designer
Allen Hall Special Effects
Ray Hartwick Co-producer
James Horner Score Composer
Ron Howard Executive Producer
Roxanne Jones Sound Editor
David F. Klassen Set Decoration/Design
Sondra Lee Consultant/advisor
Jerry Leeds Asst. Director
Carol Littleton Editor
Kate Long Associate Producer
Marcos Loya Songwriter
Babaloo Mandel Original Story,Screenwriter
Cindy Marty Sound Editor
Ruth Myers Costumes/Costume Designer
Richard Orange Songwriter
Gregory Pickrell Art Director
Michael Raspa Camera Operator
Luis Rodriguez Translator
Jeff Rosen Sound Editor
Debbie Lynn Ross Stunts
Richard Sawyer Production Designer
Patrick Statham Stunts
Marisa Urruti Costumes/Costume Designer
David Wolff Associate Producer
Peter Wrona Makeup

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Vibes 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
IZNM More than 1 year ago
First saw this when it came out years ago. Loved it and remembered it fondly enough to jump at the chance to buy the DVD. Cyndi Lauper and Jeff Goldblum are great in this as quirky oddballs with special mental talents. The visuals in Peru are fantastic.
CharmingTNT More than 1 year ago
I think that this is a good movie. Sure it's a little silly and odd at times but that just adds to the fun. It makes me life to see Goldblum play aside Cyndi Lauper. Peter Falk has a great character in any movie that he's in. This is a good family movie in my opinion. Worth watching, expecially if you haven't seen it in a long time.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
endearing movie,brings the 80's mood to light, Cyndi Lauper is authentic in this movie. Peter Falk adds additional class to this movie