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Blind Fury (1989)

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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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Frank Devereaux (as Terrance O'Quinn)
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Tector Pike
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Slag
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Cobb
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Lynn Devereaux
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The Assassin (as Sho Kosugi)
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Julia González ...
Latin Girl (as Julia Gonzales)
Woody Watson ...
Crooked Miami Cop #1
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Storyline

Nick Parker was a Vietnam vet who got blinded during the war. He would be found by one of the local tribes. They would teach how to handle a sword. He would eventually become quite good with it. He would then return to the States and would visit an old Army buddy. When he gets there, he discovers that he and his wife are divorced. What they don't know is that he (his friend) was playing in a crooked casino in Vegas, and accumulated a large debt. The owner's willing to forget his debt, if he does something for him. His friend is a chemist and they want him to make some designer drugs, and in order to make sure he does it they try and kidnap his son. But lucky Nick is there, Nick saves his son but not his wife. He and the boy begin a road trip for Vegas to save his father, with the owner's people in pursuit. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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16 March 1990 (USA)  »

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Blind Fury  »

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$2,692,037 (USA)
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Trivia

The characters Lyle Pike and Tector Pike were named after three characters from The Wild Bunch (1969): Lyle and Tector Gorch (Ben Johnson, Warren Oates) and Pike Bishop (William Holden). See more »

Goofs

When Billy takes the picture from Nick's wallet, he's holding it on the side. In the close-up, he's holding it by the bottom. See more »

Quotes

Frank Devereaux: I'm not gonna make that shit for you! I'm not gonna, goddamn it!
MacCready: Designer drugs, boy! Wave of the future! And as legal as whores and lawyers in this state!
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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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Remake of Zatoichi Challenged (1967) See more »

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Absurd With Zero Credibility......But Fun!
28 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Talk about "suspending belief!" Boy, if this is a prime case of that, I don't know what is, but, it's still pretty enjoyable to watch. You just have enjoy what happening and put your brain on the back-burner.

Rutger Hauer plays a blind man who winds up killing about 10-20 bad guys in fights, despite the fact (1) they can see; (2) they also have guns!

Yes, it's absurd, but it's all in fun especially with Hauer cracking jokes and showing compassion in all his violence. The villains, meanwhile, are so stereotyped you almost want to laugh out loud.

This whole movie is really like a cartoon, without the animation.


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