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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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Louis Giambalvo ...
Gatlin
Kirsten Childs ...
Adele
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John Capodice ...
Scotto
George Bartenieff ...
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Leslie
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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.

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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)

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$46,908,987 (USA)
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After attending a screening, upper management from Braille Institute disavowed any connection to the film, turning down the offer of proceeds from opening night, which instead went to another nonprofit providing services to young blind people. Institute administrators objected to the film's language. See more »

Goofs

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 »

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Dave: You swear an awful lot.
Wally: You're fucking-A right!
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: The Crippled Avengers (2015) See more »

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TWILIGHT ZONE THEME
Written by Marius Constant
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Richard Pryor is simply the best... better than all the rest!
11 December 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Unfortunetely, I watch this movie two days before Richard Pryor dies from an heart attack, he was such a wonderful actor. The teacher of many black actors of nowadays including Eddie Murphy, Wesley Snipes and Chris Rock. As for the movie, it's the kind of comedy you want to watch every time you watch a comedy. You see? I don't! You hear? I don't!! That's two man, Richard Pryor as the blind guy (perfect choice by the way) and one of his best friends of all time, the talented Gene Wilder, who make the guy who can't hear. So he follow the words on the mouths of people. The plot is yet simple but effective. The beautiful Joan Severance and a unknown Kevin Spacey at that time make the villains in this movie. They are so credible, that you believe them. So I would say one thing about this movie and it's MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!!! You have 2 talented actors and you don't even care about the script anymore because they are so talented than they can make look good any movie they are involved to. Here, we have a good storyline, so it helps even more. You laugh about all the time even when you think ''It's too stupid to make this'', yeap, but you laugh because you are watching one of the best comedies of all times. The writing stuff is genius, they make this movie and probably at that time, it was another movie like this, but as of today, it has become a cult classic for every Richard Pryor fans! Thank you Richard for everything!


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