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See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Thriller  |  12 May 1989 (USA)
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Dave is deaf, and Wally is blind. They witness a murder, but it was Dave who was looking at her, and Wally who was listening.



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A man is murdered. Two men witness it. A blind man who hears the killer, and a deaf man who sees her. The police don't think they're credible witnesses, but the killers don't want to take any chances. The two men must now work together to save themselves and bring the killers to justice. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <>

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MURDER! The blind guy couldn't see it. The deaf guy couldn't hear it. Now they're both wanted for it.


Comedy | Crime | Thriller


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Release Date:

12 May 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ciegos, sordos y locos  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)


$46,908,987 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Gene Wilder went to the NY League for the Hard of Hearing to study for his role. There he was assigned to speech pathologist Karen Webb, who would ultimately become his fourth wife. See more »


When Wally and Dave are driving through the bazaar, the stuffed animals on their windshield disappear then reappear between shots. See more »


Dave: And then one day, my wife turned into this remarkable creature that could sit on the end of a broom stick and take off. She could actually achieve flight.
Wally: I think I was married to that woman once.
Dave: Small world.
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Remade as Pyare Mohan (2006) See more »


Written by Don Was, David Was and Aaron Zigman
Performed by Was Not Was
Pop version produced by Paul Staveley O'Duffy
Dance version produced by Don Was, David Was and David McMurray
Was Not Was appears courtesy of Phonogram Records, Ltd / Chrysalis Records, Inc.
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Absolutely Superb
20 April 1999 | by (Nottingham, England) – See all my reviews

Hilarious, side splitting, very clever humour by two of the best comedy actors ever.

I have seen this film several times now, and each time is as amusing as the first.

You have just got to watch this film!

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