George has been in a mental hospital for three years and is finally ready to go out into the real world again. Eddie Dash, a dedicated con man, is supposed to keep him out of trouble, but ... See full summary »
A man is murdered. Two men witness it. A blind man who hears the killer, and a deaf man who sees them. 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>
The movie's title was derived from the "Three Wise Monkeys" proverb, which says, "See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil". As such, the third and last section of the phrase, "speak no evil" was dropped for the title. Of the two lead characters, one is deaf and one is blind, they still can both speak, whereby a third lead character would have been arguably mute (like Harpo Marx), something possible, but arguably less accessible to audiences when there is a character who cannot speak. See more »
Just before crashing into the garbage boat, when all the cars meet at the crossroads, the police car that stays with the taxi and the red one is a duplicate 2286 (which is the same number as Wally and Dave's car driving away without a driver's side door). The car that Braddock was in should have had the number 5210, not 2286. See more »
Today I threatened to shoot a naked woman with my erection.
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On the UK DVD print in the scene where Gene Wilder pretends he is pointing a gun at Joan Severance when she walks out of the shower, the camera seemingly zooms in to a head & shoulders close-up of her. This has obviously been edited for DVD purposes because on the original VHS edition her breasts are clearly seen in the shot. As it was clearly one of the standout scenes in the whole movie it was very apparently missing when the DVD was released. See more »
"See no evil, Hear no evil"; a perfect title for an hilarious script that was brilliantly portrayed by Gene Wilder (Dave) and Richard Pryer (Wally). The tale of two "handicapped" (as Dave remarks at the end of the film, "I'm not handicapped, I have you") individuals who come together to be ones eyes. The hilarious duo get caught in a crime they did not commit and do everything in thier power to rid them of the accusation.
I have to say that I really enjoyed this movie tremendously. I remember watching it when it first came out in 1989 and thinking, "wow...what a funny flick". Being only 11 at the time, I didn't really understand the hilarity of all the jokes that was in it. The reason why I watch it again now... 13 years later is because of one Kevin Spacey (Who plays Kirgo, the crook). I'm in the process of collecting all of his movies... and this one just happens to be one in that list. I'm glad that it is. I find the script to be wonderfull, the acting brilliant and the time spent watching it a definate fun time. Great movie!!
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