See No Evil, Hear No Evil

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"MURDER! The blind guy couldn't see it. The deaf guy couldn't hear it. Now they're both wanted for it."
  • R
  • 1989
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 6.8  (57,841)
  • 44

See No Evil, Hear No Evil is a 1989 comedy film directed by Arthur Hiller starring Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, and Joan Severance. The plot revolves around two men, one blind and one deaf, who become inadvertently involved in a murder plot. The film opens with Dave Lyons (Gene Wilder), a deaf man who works at a newsstand, and his friend, Wally Karue (Richard Pryor), a blind man who operates a dry cleaning business, who meet one day at a train station. After Wally accidentally bumps into a woman named Eve (Joan Severance), who is being pursued by a group of criminals, they become unwittingly embroiled in a murder plot involving a trio of jewel thieves.

As the plot unfolds, Dave and Wally are both accused of the murder, and they must work together to clear their names and catch the real culprit before it's too late. The movie is full of laugh-out-loud moments as the two bumbling friends stumble their way through a series of mishaps and misunderstandings, using their respective disabilities to their advantage in unexpected ways.

Throughout the movie, Pryor's character is constantly teasing Wilder's character over his inability to hear, while Wilder's character frequently makes jokes at Pryor's expense about his blindness. Despite the seemingly offensive nature of these interactions, the two characters share a deep bond and show an unwavering loyalty to one another.

The movie also features standout performances from supporting actors such as Joan Severance, who plays the seductive and mysterious Eve, and Kevin Spacey, who plays the conniving and villainous Kirgo, one of the jewel thieves.

See No Evil, Hear No Evil relies heavily on physical comedy, with Wilder and Pryor engaging in a series of sight gags and slapstick humor that is sure to leave audiences in stitches. However, the movie also manages to tackle serious themes such as disability and discrimination in a lighthearted and entertaining way.

Overall, See No Evil, Hear No Evil is a classic '80s comedy that is perfect for fans of Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, and slapstick humor. With its irreverent and silly tone, the movie is sure to entertain viewers of all ages and backgrounds.

See No Evil, Hear No Evil is a 1989 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 43 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8 and a MetaScore of 44.

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