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Second Sight (1989)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi  |  3 November 1989 (USA)
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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.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sister Elizabeth
Preston Pickett Ph.D.
Cardinal O'Hara
Michael Lombard ...
Bishop O'Linn
Priscilla Pickett
Marisol Massey ...
Andrew Mutnick ...
Ron Taylor ...
Mike Crossen ...
Cop Bloom Gallery
Marilyn Bloom (as Suzanne Shephard)


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 <>

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


Comedy | Mystery | Sci-Fi


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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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1.85 : 1
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A clip from the TV series Perfect Strangers (1986) plays on the TV. In the clip, Larry Appleton is calling for "Balki." Bronson Pinchot, who stars in this film as Bobby, played Balki in "Perfect Strangers." See more »


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 »


[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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Features Perfect Strangers (1986) See more »


Written by Peter Beckett
Courtesy of Warner-Chappell Music
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I Expected the Worst and Came Out Smiling
17 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I do love campy films. This one is surely just that. The humor is simple, it would best accompany the mood at sleep time or a while zoning after a long day of work.

There are plenty of films out there that should come first, but if you are looking for something light, you might enjoy it. It's more entertaining than a lot of the television programs out there so it can't hurt to watch this instead. What amazed me the most is the sense there was a decent budget to this (the airplane scene surely took some money).

I didn't expect to like this at all, but since I wrote a song which shares the same title, I had to see it. Any fans of Stuart Pankin should be happy that he is a main character for once in this film.

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