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See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 12 May 1989 (USA)
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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Gatlin
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Adele
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Beefy Tourist
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Scotto
George Bartenieff ...
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Storyline

A man is murdered. Two men witness it. A blind man who hears the killer, and a deaf man who sees them. 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 <tss.yh.nec.co.jp>

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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.

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Comedy | Crime

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12 May 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ciegos, sordos y locos  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$46,908,987 (USA)
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Trivia

The Swedish title of Another You (1991), the next film of Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder, was "Se Upp Igen Blindstyre!" which is English for "Look Out Again, Blind Fool!". This suggested that it was a sequel to See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989) which translates into Swedish as "Se ingen ondska, hör ingen ondska!", which in turn translates into English as the similar phrase, "Listen Up, Blind Fool!". However, the two movies actually have no story connection at all. See more »

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Dave responds to much of Wally's and other people's conversations throughout the film without looking at his lips. For Dave being deaf, this would be impossible. Examples are when Dave are looking into the binoculars and at the hotel front desk looking down at his sign-in sheet. See more »

Quotes

Dave: Today I threatened to shoot a naked woman with my erection.
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TWILIGHT ZONE THEME
Written by Marius Constant
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When two become one
15 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

"See no evil, Hear no evil"; a perfect title for an hilarious script that was brilliantly portrayed by Gene Wilder (Dave) and Richard Pryer (Wally). The tale of two "handicapped" (as Dave remarks at the end of the film, "I'm not handicapped, I have you") individuals who come together to be ones eyes. The hilarious duo get caught in a crime they did not commit and do everything in thier power to rid them of the accusation.

I have to say that I really enjoyed this movie tremendously. I remember watching it when it first came out in 1989 and thinking, "wow...what a funny flick". Being only 11 at the time, I didn't really understand the hilarity of all the jokes that was in it. The reason why I watch it again now... 13 years later is because of one Kevin Spacey (Who plays Kirgo, the crook). I'm in the process of collecting all of his movies... and this one just happens to be one in that list. I'm glad that it is. I find the script to be wonderfull, the acting brilliant and the time spent watching it a definate fun time. Great movie!!


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