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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Wills
... Bobby
... Sister Elizabeth
... Preston Pickett Ph.D.
... Manoogian
... Coolidge
... Cardinal O'Hara
Michael Lombard ... Bishop O'Linn
... Priscilla Pickett
Marisol Massey ... Maria
... Mike
Andrew Mutnick ... Elmore
... Carl
Mike Crossen ... Cop Bloom Gallery
... Marilyn Bloom (as Suzanne Shephard)
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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!

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Comedy | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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3 November 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A.A.A. Detective chiaroveggente offresi  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,156,742, 5 November 1989, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$5,368,865
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Sister Mary Elizabeth throws a Tae Kwon Do side kick to the chest of one of the armed kidnappers when they were in the Naked I (Boston's last strip joint in 1988). This enabled her and her friends to escape. See more »

Goofs

In the opening sequence after Bobby levetates the manhole cover off, Wills and Preston appear. While they are talking you can see a shadow from the boom mic move accross the manhole cover. See more »

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[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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Features Healthy, Wealthy and Dumb (1938) See more »

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DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC
Written by John Sebastian
Produced and Performed by Steve Tyrell
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Still remains a favorite of mine.
6 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

Granted in 1989 there were not too many advances in special effects and the movie was indeed low budget, but there was always the underlining humor throughout the entire movie. Numberous funny one liners were delivered by John Larroquette were done so with just the right attitude and degree of seriousness to make the line that much funnier. I disagree with everyone who says that the movie was borish and unfunny, you must look deeper into the lines delivered then just the surface humor and slapstick. This movie to this day remains one of my all time favorites. If they ever released it on DVD I would be first in line to buy a copy.


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