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See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  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 <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.


Comedy | Crime


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Release Date:

12 May 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ciegos, sordos y locos  »

Box Office


$18,000,000 (estimated)


$46,908,987 (USA)

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Did You Know?


Gene Wilder almost wasn't in this movie. Per his autobiography, he turned the script down twice (due to its treatment of the deaf and the blind). He intended to do the same when offered it a third time, but his agent talked him into meeting with TriStar (the studio behind the film). The TriStar people asked Gene to re-write the script for himself and Richard Pryor, which he agreed to do...and the rest is history. See more »


In the shootout between Wally and Sutherland, one of Sutherland's bullets hits a fireplace iron, knocking it over. In the next few shots, the iron is back in its upright position. See more »


Capt. Braddock: Thirty-two years on the force, a wife and three kids and a blind guy and a deaf guy are making me look like a real asshole.
Gatlin: You got that right.
Capt. Braddock: What?
Gatlin: [talking into radio] Charlie over.
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Featured in Life of Pryor: The Richard Pryor Story (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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The funniest Wilder/Pryor movie
22 January 2002 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Just saw this movie again recently, and it still gets me laughing like crazy. This was the first Pryor/Wilder movie I ever saw, when it first came out on video, and it eventually got me to the video store several more times to see their other movies. Although all of them got me laughing (especially Silver Streak), this one was by far the funniest. It's definitely an underrated movie. I only wish Pryor and Wilder had done more together.

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