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Blind Fury (1989)

A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier.

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Frank Devereaux (as Terrance O'Quinn)
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Tector Pike
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Nick Parker was a Vietnam vet who was blinded during the war. He was found by one of the local tribes, who taught him to enhance his remaining senses and to expertly wield a sword. On his return to the United States, he goes to visit an old Army buddy, Frank Devereaux, but discovers that he and his wife are divorced, and Frank no longer lives there. What they don't know is that Devereaux was playing in a crooked casino in Reno and accumulated a large debt. The casino boss is willing to forgive his debt if he does something for him: Devereaux is a chemist, and they want him to make designer drugs. In order to make sure he does it, they try to kidnap his son. But Nick is there, and Nick saves the boy. Thus begins a road trip to Vegas to protect the boy and save his friend, with the boss' henchmen in pursuit. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Master of the sword. Avenger of the truth. Blind as a bat. See more »


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16 March 1990 (USA)  »

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Saga; Tales from the Warrior Age  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$2,692,037 (USA)
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Producer Tim Matheson has said of the weather conditions during principal photography: "We shot in the Midwest and West, and it was incredibly hot. Everything was burning up. We ended up buying a three-foot pool for the cast and crew to wade through to cope with the heat." See more »

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During the fight at Lynn Devereaux's house, the houseplant atop the china cabinet changes from one kind to another several times between shots/ See more »

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[an old lady shoots at Lyle and Tector after they steal her car]
Lyle Pike: Jesus H. Christ!
Tector Pike: Yep. That's one reason I always voted for gun control!
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As the credits roll, we see Nick Parker continuing his stroll along the highway until he is lost from view See more »

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References The Wild Bunch (1969) See more »

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Funny and exciting popcorn action movie
9 July 2001 | by (New Haven, CT) – See all my reviews

This movie gets a thumbs up from me, not because it is a GREAT FILM, but because, when you put it next to similar movies--Chuck Norris or steven Segal movies-- it is superior.

the action sequences are tightly directed and exciting. the humor works. but most important, Rutger Hauer is the main character. When is everybody going to figure out that this guy is a great actor? He is always natural, can be funny, pathetic, intense, anything. He's truly on the level of,say, Gene Hackman, he just can't seem to get into many A-level projects.

Blind Fury is a funny-exciting-goofy type of action film, kind of like a Jackie Chan film, and Hauer's presence raises the whole thing an extra level.


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