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Hear No Evil (1993)

R | | Thriller | 26 March 1993 (USA)
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Jillian Shanahan, a deaf woman, becomes the target of a ruthless and corrupt cop. The cop is looking for a stolen coin, which he plans to keep for himself. A journalist briefly acquires the... See full summary »

Director:

Robert Greenwald

Writers:

Randall M. Badat (story) (as R.M. Badat), Danny Rubin (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marlee Matlin ... Jillian Shanahan
D.B. Sweeney ... Ben Kendall
Martin Sheen ... Lt. Brock
John C. McGinley ... Mickey O'Malley
Christina Carlisi ... Grace
Greg Wayne Elam Greg Wayne Elam ... Cooper (as Greg Elam)
Charley Lang ... Wiley
Marge Redmond ... Mrs. Kendall
Billie Worley Billie Worley ... Tim Washington
George Rankins George Rankins ... Roscoe
Karen Trumbo Karen Trumbo ... Nadine Brock
Candice Kingrey Candice Kingrey ... Police Interpreter
Mary Marsh Mary Marsh ... Mrs. Paley
Ron Graybeal Ron Graybeal ... Porsche Driver
Bill Pugin Bill Pugin ... Doctor
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Jillian Shanahan, a deaf woman, becomes the target of a ruthless and corrupt cop. The cop is looking for a stolen coin, which he plans to keep for himself. A journalist briefly acquires the coin and hides it in Jillian's appartment, then his car explodes, now the cop is after her. Written by Rob Hartill

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Genres:

Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The singer in the club is playing a Korg M1 keyboard. The keyboard has no audio or midi cables plugged in - so the singer is just pretending to play the keyboard as without any audio or midi cables this keyboard cannot produce any sounds. See more »

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Alternate Versions

On the Jordanian television version, the scenes where 'Jillian Shanahan' (Marlee Matlin) and 'Ben Kendall' (D.B. Sweeney), were engaging in kissing, having sex and bed-talking, were completly cut. However, later in the movie 'Ben Kendall' references these earlier events when mentioning a resort with cofortable big beds, that was not cut. See more »

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Willow
Performed by Joan Armatrading
Music and Lyrics by Joan Armatrading
©1977 Ronder Music (London) Ltd.
All Rights Administrated in the
United States and Canada by Irving Music. Inc. (BMI)
Courtesy of A & M Records, Inc.
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One of the worst thrillers ever!
21 October 2004 | by guilfisherSee all my reviews

I blame the writing on this 1993 inept TV who-done-it. That credit goes to Randall Badat and Danny Rubin. Then add boring directing and you have a real bad movie. Even Marin Sheen, overacting a lot, can't save this bomb. D B Sweeney didn't seem connected to this. And Marlee Matlin, who hasn't done well since LESSER GOD, was horrible. Running around screaming, panting and being obvious all the way. Why is it when people are being chased and don't want to be caught, they scream all the way. It was so obvious where she was. Only an idiot killer couldn't find her.

I can't even give this silly nonsense any vote at all. It seemed a terrible film from the start. No redemption, no character development, no mystery, not even believable acting. I've seen good actors try to make the most of bad scripts, but this group didn't even try. Why does someone like Mr. Sheen and Mr. Sweeney even consider making a dud like this? Is the work that hard to find? I agree on a rating from 1-10 I give this a big 0!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 March 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Danger Sign See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,641,474, 28 March 1993

Gross USA:

$5,679,569

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,679,569
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Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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