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Blind Justice (1994)

Canaan, a mysterious gunfighter left nearly blind from Civil War combat, roams through Mexico with a baby he has sworn to protect. On his way to a town where a family will supposedly adopt ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Armand Assante ... Canaan
Elisabeth Shue ... Caroline
Robert Davi ... Alacran
Adam Baldwin ... Sgt. Hastings
Ian McElhinney ... Father Malone
Danny Nucci ... Roberto
M.C. Gainey ... Bull
Titus Welliver ... Sumner
Jack Black ... Private
Michael O'Neill ... Spencer Heyman
Douglas Roberts ... Capt. Teller
Gary Carlos Cervantes ... Luis (as Gary Cervantes)
Jesse Dabson ... Pvt. Wilcox
Stanton Davis Stanton Davis ... Officer
Jimmy Herman ... Shaman
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Storyline

Canaan, a mysterious gunfighter left nearly blind from Civil War combat, roams through Mexico with a baby he has sworn to protect. On his way to a town where a family will supposedly adopt the baby, Canaan passes through a border town where U.S. Cavalry officers assigned to deliver a shipment of silver are under attack from bandits. With some reluctance, Canaan steps in to help the soldiers. Written by Ronos

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Justice isnt only blind.. Its Deadly. See more »

Genres:

Action | Western

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for graphic western violence and some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 June 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Canaan's Way See more »

Filming Locations:

Gold Canyon, Arizona, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Home Box Office (HBO) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Elements of the film's story and main character were inspired by the DC comic book "Jonah Hex". It's a story of a deformed ex-confederate soldier who works as a bounty hunter. See more »

Goofs

Most of the activities that Canaan performs throughout the movie, especially shooting and keeping his horse on course, would be impossible for a blind or nearly-blind man to do. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. Hastings: My men are soldiers in the United States Cavalry! And they are prepared to die for their country!
Beauchamp: With all due respect, sir, you're out of your fuckin' mind!
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blind gunfight could be cool
3 September 2015 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Canaan (Armand Assante) is a mysterious gunfighter blinded during the Civil War. He's carrying a baby to a waiting adopted family. He runs into a gang led by Alacran (Robert Davi). He enters a border town with only one road out and cut off by the bandits. They are after a shipment of silver being transported by Sgt. Hastings (Adam Baldwin) and his men. Town leader Caroline (Elisabeth Shue) recruits the blind man to join in the fight for 200 lbs of silver.

This should be a fun campy spaghetti western. A blind gunfighter screams cheese. This movie has no style. Armand Assante is a great actor and he does his job here. Elisabeth Shue is not hard enough to be the town leader. She is a damsel in distress and a romantic partner thrown at Assante. This could be great but it is mostly boring.


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