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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.

Director:

Arthur Hiller

Writers:

Earl Barret (story), Arne Sultan (story) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Pryor ... Wally
Gene Wilder ... Dave
Joan Severance ... Eve
Kevin Spacey ... Kirgo
Alan North ... Braddock
Anthony Zerbe ... Sutherland
Louis Giambalvo ... Gatlin
Kirsten Childs Kirsten Childs ... Adele
Hardy Rawls ... Beefy Tourist
Audrie Neenan ... Policewoman and Marilyn
Lauren Tom ... Mitzie
John Capodice ... Scotto
George Bartenieff George Bartenieff ... Huddelston
Alexandra Neil ... Sally
Tonya Pinkins ... Leslie
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Storyline

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>

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Taglines:

One's blind. The other's deaf. The girl's a killer. And they're in it over their heads. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 May 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

See No Evil, Hear No Evil See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,098,741, 14 May 1989

Gross USA:

$46,908,987

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,908,987
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Company Credits

Production Co:

TriStar Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

One of five movies where Gene Wilder played a man wrongly accused of committing a crime. The others being Silver Streak (1976), The Frisco Kid (1979), Stir Crazy (1980), and Hanky Panky (1982). See more »

Goofs

When David sees the carry-on bag through the mirror, the smaller pouch is visible in the reflection. But from the angle inside the bathroom looking out, the bag is clearly turned too far around for him to have seen the small pouch. See more »

Quotes

Wally: So, you're the fat fuck that runs this show!
Sutherland: Beautifully put, Mr. Karew. You're obviously a poet, a man after my own heart.
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Alternate Versions

There are 2 versions of this movie that only differ in their aspect ratios. The proper theatrical aspect ratio of the film is 1:85: 1. However, when it was broadcast on TV in the 90s in many countries, the version shown was 1:33: 1, adapted to the TV screen format of that time. This means that, in this TV version, picture was lost on the left and right side of the image but it was gained at the top and bottom of the screen, and this is the version that was also released on VHS at that time. There is a famous shower scene about 1 hour and 11 minutes into the movie, which is probably the most conspicuously affected by this change of format. In the 1:85: 1 version of this scene, the actress' breasts are not visible, while in the 1:33: 1 VHS/TV version, we can see her naked upper torso, including her nipples. See more »


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TWILIGHT ZONE THEME
Written by Marius Constant
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Good Fun
17 May 2000 | by benny-62See all my reviews

Not quite as good as Silver Streak and Stir Crazy but this Gene Wilder & Richard Pryor outing never fails in putting a big smile on my face.Seen it loads of times now and it's as funny as the first time, brilliant stuff.


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