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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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Cast

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Frank Devereaux (as Terrance O'Quinn)
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Tector Pike
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Slag
Charles Cooper ...
Cobb
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Lynn Devereaux
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The Assassin (as Sho Kosugi)
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Gang Leader
Julia González ...
Latin Girl (as Julia Gonzales)
Woody Watson ...
Crooked Miami Cop #1
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Crooked Miami Cop #2
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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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He may be blind but he don't need no dog. See more »

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Release Date:

16 March 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blind Fury  »

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Box Office

Gross:

$2,692,037 (USA)
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Trivia

After principal photography was completed, a sequel to this film was planned, but never materialized. See more »

Goofs

During the van chase when Nick is driving, Billy accidentally tells Nick to turn right onto supposedly a one-way street, however as they drive down the street, you can see traffic lights on both directions. One-way streets would never have traffic lights facing both directions, and this particular street was obviously a two-way street re-painted to look like a one-way. See more »

Quotes

Nick Parker: Where is Frank Devereaux?
Cobb: F.O., Errol Flynn. You know what that means? Fuck off!
[Nick swings his sword and shaves off Cobb's bushy eyebrows. Cobb looks shocked]
Cobb: .
Nick Parker: I also do circumcision.
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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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Funny and exciting popcorn action movie
9 July 2001 | by (New Haven, CT) – See all my reviews

This movie gets a thumbs up from me, not because it is a GREAT FILM, but because, when you put it next to similar movies--Chuck Norris or steven Segal movies-- it is superior.

the action sequences are tightly directed and exciting. the humor works. but most important, Rutger Hauer is the main character. When is everybody going to figure out that this guy is a great actor? He is always natural, can be funny, pathetic, intense, anything. He's truly on the level of,say, Gene Hackman, he just can't seem to get into many A-level projects.

Blind Fury is a funny-exciting-goofy type of action film, kind of like a Jackie Chan film, and Hauer's presence raises the whole thing an extra level.


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