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Second Sight (1989)

John Larroquette is the head of a detective agency that is hired to find a missing person, probably kidnapped. They employ the help of a mystic/psychic to help find the missing girl.

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Joel Zwick
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Larroquette ... Wills
Bronson Pinchot ... Bobby
Bess Armstrong ... Sister Elizabeth
Stuart Pankin ... Preston Pickett Ph.D.
John Schuck ... Manoogian
James Tolkan ... Coolidge
William Prince ... Cardinal O'Hara
Michael Lombard ... Bishop O'Linn
Christine Estabrook ... Priscilla Pickett
Marisol Massey Marisol Massey ... Maria
Adam LeFevre ... Mike
Andrew Mutnick Andrew Mutnick ... Elmore
Ron Taylor ... Carl
Mike Crossen Mike Crossen ... Cop Bloom Gallery
Suzanne Shepherd ... Marilyn Bloom (as Suzanne Shephard)
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Storyline

John Larroquette is the head of a detective agency that is hired to find a missing person, probably kidnapped. They employ the help of a mystic/psychic to help find the missing girl. Written by Jason Ihle <jrihl@conncoll.edu>

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He's in the detective biz with a psychic wiz!

Genres:

Comedy | Mystery | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Trivia

A clip from the TV series Perfect Strangers (1986) plays on the TV. In the clip, Larry Appleton is calling for "Balki." Bronson Pinchot, who stars in this film as Bobby, played Balki in "Perfect Strangers." See more »

Goofs

Sister Elizabeth, Preston, and Bobby are able to leave the restaurant, get the to airport, purchase tickets to Pittsburgh, and board the plane, in the same time it takes the kidnappers to go from their apartment, into the hallway to their apartment. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Wills: [answering machine message] Hello, you've reached the Second Sight *psychic* detective agency. We know who you are and what you want, so, at the sound of the beep, hang up.
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Freeway of Love
Performed by Aretha Franklin
Written by Narada Michael Walden and Jeffrey Cohen
Courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
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Use Your "Second Sight" and Avoid This Like the Plague
24 October 2000 | by tfrizzellSee all my reviews

Oh my goodness this is a terrible film that feels long even though it is not (83 minutes). Television stars John Larroquette ("Night Court") and Bronson Pinchot ("Perfect Strangers") prove that they cannot handle anything that lasts longer than 30 minutes. They also have trouble with a dreadful screenplay and non-existent direction. The film deals with two detectives who use a mystic to solve a crime. Do yourself a favor and avoid this one at all costs. Turkey (0 out of 5 stars).


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A.A.A. Detective chiaroveggente offresi See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,156,742, 5 November 1989

Gross USA:

$5,368,865

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,368,865
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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