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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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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


With its dead body murder plot and villainous crime characters, the movie returned director Arthur Hiller and stars Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor to the suspense-adventure-comedy genre that had made their earlier picture Silver Streak (1976) a success around thirteen years earlier. See more »


When Sutherland turns off the light, Wally ducks before any shot is fired. Later, he asks what happened. See more »


Wally: Where are we?
Dave: Probably on our way to New Jersey by now.
Wally: No kidding! I got family in there! Do you wanna come with me?
Dave: Of course. You've earned my trust, Wally. You've been a very good friend to me these past couple days. You're always there for me. You never get me into trouble. Sometimes it seems a bit boring but that's a small price to pay for such a wonderful friendship.
Wally: That's beautiful, Dave. Do you mean everything you just said?
Dave: I'll tell you how I really feel in about a minute or two. ...
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Referenced in Role Model: Gene Wilder (2008) See more »


Written by Marius Constant
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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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