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Blind Rage (1978)

R | | Action, Comedy | April 1978 (USA)
Five friends get together and decide to plan an operation to rob a bank. The main difference between this and other bank-robbing gangs, however, is that all five men are blind.

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Tony Ferrer ...
Ben Guevara
Leila Hermosa ...
Sally
D'Urville Martin ...
Willie Black
Dick Adair ...
Anderson
Darnell Garcia ...
Hector Lopez
Leo Fong ...
Lin Wang
Charlie Davao ...
Johnny Duran
Carlos Padilla Jr. ...
Capt. Reyes
Subas Herrero ...
Chief Rodriguez
Chuck Doherty ...
Jim Metcalf
B.T. Anderson ...
Lew Simpson
José García
Fred Param
Ben Dato
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The Americans are planning to send five million dollars to Southeast Asia for relief work. They plan to send it to a bank in Manila and the President of the bank goes to the U.S. to work out the details. He is later approached by someone who wants him to steal the money and turn it over to them. He learns that they want him to use 4 blind men to get the money. So he recruits them and brings them to Manila and recruits a woman who teaches the blind to train them. Eventually they recruit a local bank robber who is also blind to help them. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Revenge made them hate the man...but money was the excuse to blast him! See more »

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The script for this movie was written in about three or four days. See more »

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Follows No Way Back (1976) See more »

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A '70s Anti-Masterpiece
29 December 2006 | by (Manitoba, Canada) – See all my reviews

Ever see a film that you knew deep down was bad, but you were able to suspend your usual beliefs about what a good movie should be and enjoy it anyway? Meet BLIND RAGE, a low-budget '70s anti-masterpiece.

The plot is highly original, if not ridiculous. Five blind men are assembled to rob a bank in broad daylight. Why? Because who would ever suspect blind men of robbing a bank? (Well, there's a bit more to it than that, but I won't spoil it for you). The group of visually-impaired thieves (no, you've never heard of any of the actors) is carefully trained in a mock bank by the lovely Sally (Leila Hermosa, who later landed a coveted role in the highly acclaimed BONGGA KA DAY). But can they pull it off? Well, this is a dumb '70s movie, isn't it?

BLIND RAGE isn't rife with so-bad-it's-good humor, but it certainly has its moments. I'll never forget the badly-dubbed scene where one of the blind dudes breaks up an attempted sexual assault by another. In a voice with about as much emotion as Eeyore before coffee, our hero orders the aggressor to "Get off her... sex hungry bastard." Then there's the hilarity of desperate producers trying to pass this off as a Fred Williamson actioneer. They don't tell you that Freddy doesn't show up until about the last 20 minutes (though he is vintage cigar-chomping Williamson once he finally arrives).

If this review has at all piqued your interest in BLIND RAGE, you're definitely a candidate for enjoying it. (Though you'll probably have to scour eBay to find it).


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