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Blind Fury (1989)

A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier.

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Lynn Devereaux
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The Assassin (as Sho Kosugi)
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Storyline

Nick Parker was a Vietnam vet who was blinded during the war. He was found by one of the local tribes, who taught him to enhance his remaining senses and to expertly wield a sword. On his return to the United States, he goes to visit an old Army buddy, Frank Devereaux, but discovers that he and his wife are divorced, and Frank no longer lives there. What they don't know is that Devereaux was playing in a crooked casino in Reno and accumulated a large debt. The casino boss is willing to forgive his debt if he does something for him: Devereaux is a chemist, and they want him to make designer drugs. In order to make sure he does it, they try to kidnap his son. But Nick is there, and Nick saves the boy. Thus begins a road trip to Vegas to protect the boy and save his friend, with the boss' henchmen in pursuit. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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He's lucky he can't see what he's up against. See more »


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16 March 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Saga; Tales from the Warrior Age  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$2,692,037 (USA)
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Trivia

Like the 1984 film "Streets of Fire", "Blind Fury" could had been the first installment of a Nick Park trilogy. See more »

Goofs

During a fight scene at MacCready's house, Nick loses his sword, which ends up at the bottom of a pool. In the next shot, Sho Kosugi's sword is visible on the deck; some confused it with Nick's. See more »

Quotes

MacCready: I don't wanna hear about this blind man! What are you doing? Taking the stuff we're supposed to be selling?
Cobb: No, I...
MacCready: Oh, shut up, Ed! If you can't handle it, get me somebody who can! Get me Bruce Lee!
Cobb: Bruce Lee is dead.
MacCready: Then get his brother!
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Crazy Credits

As the credits roll, we see Nick Parker continuing his stroll along the highway until he is lost from view See more »

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Referenced in Het uur van de wolf: Rutger Hauer: Blond, blue eyes (2006) See more »

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6 April 2001 | by (Stockton-on-Tees, England) – See all my reviews

I love this movie. It's another example of brilliant, under-rated acting by the one and only Rutger Hauer. In a way I feel sorry for Hauer, Like Christopher Lambert, he is a top quality actor but very under-rated.

Anyway, Rutger Hauer stars as a Vietnam War veteran. During battle, he was blinded by a mortar attack. He was then captured by a tribe in Vietnam and trained to master the sword. 20 years later, Hauer is back in the USA and sets out to find his fellow soldier friend, Frank.

The sword which Hauer uses in this movie is so cool. I love the sword fights in this movie.

8/10


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