I Want Your Other Eye Movie Reference
January 6, 2011 9:31 PM   Subscribe

I need help identifying a movie or TV show I saw as a child. It was sometime in the early to mid 80's, on late night, network tv, may have involved some kind of martial arts or Chuck Norris style badassery, and the most important detail that has disturbed me for the longest time was a scene where the protagonist faces off with the bad guys and the main bad guy gets all creepy and says something like "I want your other eye." Sketchy details below.

When I was growing up, I would sneak out in the middle of the night to watch TV. This would have been in the early to mid 80's. We lived out in the country, so we didn't have cable TV. This was before the age of the satellite services as well, so I'm sure it was on network TV. It was probably on later at night, probably after midnight.

The only scene I remember is the showdown between the good guy and the main bad guy. I don't explicitly remember the good guy having only one eye, but the feeling I seem to remember is that there was some kind of history between them where he had lost the eye. They might have made a bet or it might have been taken as payment for something weird. I don't remember if the scene where the bad guy says he wants his other eye is a fight scene or not. It is possible the good guy went to settle a debt or something else entirely.

That whole idea of losing a second eye to someone has always stuck with me, but I've never been able to figure out what I was watching. What was this?!?! Special bonus points for providing a place I can watch whatever it is.
posted by boba to Grab Bag (5 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
One of these?
posted by The Card Cheat at 10:13 PM on January 6, 2011

Maybe The Vikings?
posted by holterbarbour at 10:58 PM on January 6, 2011

Response by poster: I've scoured Subzin up and down and haven't been able to find it.

It was definitely more modern than The Vikings. I think the meeting between the good guy and the bad guys might have been in a warehouse of some sort. Think bad 70's/80's action movie era.
posted by boba at 11:24 PM on January 6, 2011

I doubt it is this one, but this movie immediately came to my mind.

Thriller: en grym film

English title is "They Call Her One-Eye"
Kind of hard to imagine this ever being on network TV.
posted by annekenstein at 7:48 AM on January 7, 2011

Response by poster: No, that wasn't it either, but that does look a little bit awesome.
posted by boba at 12:08 PM on January 8, 2011

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