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Blink (1993)

Emma is a blind violinist who finally gets the opportunity to see. Meanwhile, a string of bizarre rapes and murders has taken place. All of the victims have had transplants within the last month. A coincidence, or is Emma next?

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Barry
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Ned
Greg Noonan ...
Frank
Heather Schwartz ...
Young Emma
Marilyn Dodds Frank ...
Emma's Mother
Michael Stuart Kirkpatrick ...
Michael
Sean C. Cleland ...
Drover
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Storyline

Emma is an attractive girl in her 20s who has been blind for 20 years. A new type of eye operation partially restores her sight, but she is having problems: sometimes she doesn't "remember" what she's seen until later. One night she is awakened by a commotion upstairs. Peering out of her door, she sees a shadowy figure descending the stairs. Convinced that her neighbour has been murdered she approaches the police, only to find that she is unsure if it was just her new eyes playing tricks on her. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Illusion. Deception. Murder. In the blink of an eye things are not what they seem. See more »


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Rated R for sexuality, language and violence | See all certifications »

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26 January 1994 (USA)  »

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Treptaj  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)

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$16,696,219
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Trivia

The condition that Madeleine Stowe's character suffers from the film does actually exist. It's called retroactive hallucination. See more »

Goofs

Emma's dog, Ralph, is a trained guide dog. These animals are trained to focus on assisting their owners, specifically to ignore distractions in their environment and to obey their masters instantly. Yet Ralph barks when Emma walks down the stairs, he pulls away from her in the car park to investigate something and he chases the man ignoring Emma's calls to come back. These behaviours are totally out of character for a guide dog. See more »

Quotes

Thomas Ridgely: [giving Hallstrom hell outside of police station after Emma ran off under his protection] She's acting this way because of YOU! Now I'm going into that station, dragging her back to her apartment, and I'm going to handcuff her to the fucking bannister!
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WHEN FORTUNE TURNS HER WHEEL
Performed by The Drovers
Written by Michael Kirkpatrick
Courtesy of MNM4EVR Music and New Line Music Co.
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Good Thriller
6 February 1999 | by See all my reviews

This film is among some of the best thrillers written with a good cast and a decent reason to doubt the main witness. Recommended!


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