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Second Sight (1989)

John Larroquette is the head of a detective agency that is hired to find a missing person, probably kidnapped. They employ the help of a mystic/psychic to help find the missing girl.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Wills
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Bobby
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Sister Elizabeth
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Preston Pickett Ph.D.
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Manoogian
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Coolidge
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Cardinal O'Hara
Michael Lombard ...
Bishop O'Linn
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Priscilla Pickett
Marisol Massey ...
Maria
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Mike
Andrew Mutnick ...
Elmore
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Carl
Mike Crossen ...
Cop Bloom Gallery
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Marilyn Bloom (as Suzanne Shephard)
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John Larroquette is the head of a detective agency that is hired to find a missing person, probably kidnapped. They employ the help of a mystic/psychic to help find the missing girl. Written by Jason Ihle <jrihl@conncoll.edu>

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He's in the detective biz with a psychic wiz!

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Comedy | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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PG | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

3 November 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A.A.A. Detective chiaroveggente offresi  »

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$5,368,865 (USA)
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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Sister Mary Elizabeth throws a Tae Kwon Do side kick to the chest of one of the armed kidnappers when they were in the Naked I (Boston's last strip joint in 1988). This enabled her and her friends to escape. See more »

Goofs

In the opening sequence after Bobby levetates the manhole cover off, Wills and Preston appear. While they are talking you can see a shadow from the boom mic move accross the manhole cover. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Wills: [answering machine message] Hello, you've reached the Second Sight *psychic* detective agency. We know who you are and what you want, so, at the sound of the beep, hang up.
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Connections

References Seven Samurai (1954) See more »

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TAKIN' A STAND
Written by Peter Beckett
Courtesy of Warner-Chappell Music
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One of my faves in youth, and still is today.
1 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I first saw this film as a 12 year old kid, and I like it to this day. It's a simple movie, gets the needed laughs, and tries to keep the lost art of slapstick. This plenty of zingers abound in the movie, and it's pretty entertaining. The frozen bullet, the plane are damn good special effects for the time (1988). Yeah, there's plot holes, but almost every movie has those. Yeah, the story is rather implausible. But it's still entertaining. The producers knew they weren't remaking Gone with the Wind, and that's fine with me. Films about about entertainment, bottom line. And that's exactly what this one does, entertains. Now if only current film directors could learn that.


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