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Description: The murder of a rich boy leads a personal detective to Guatemala, where a seductive femme fatale pulls him into a tangled web of intrigue surrounding the priceless Mayan jade quetzal.
Description: Motorland TV Presents: Follow this eclectic band of Diablo runners as they comb the beaches, brothels and back alleys of San Felipe and Ensenada on a quest for cheap tacos, loose girls and nice times.
Description: In the first half of the 1600's, France is at fight with Spain. The cousin of the lord of Spain, Isabella, is held captive in the French castle, and the Count of Seville is sent to France as a diplomat. While there, he is escorted by the Three Musketeers, who explore that he has secretly made a deal with Cardinal Richelieu to disclose Spanish military secrets in exchange for Isabella's release. However, he is merely bluffing and plans to take Isabella by force. When the musketeers explore this, they come to his aid, and together the four of them work at freeing the Countess. Meanwhile, the Count doubles as Zorro to gratis the Spanish court from a treacherous suitor.
Description: Kamal is unemployed and he usually supports out his mate Ery at her burger stall. One day, Kamal accidentally applies for a job at a motorcycle company owned by a man-hating girl called Rina and he is hired as a female despatch rider. He cross-dresses as a girl called Kamalia and decides to further understand Rina but ends up falling in love with her.
Description: The movie says the storyline of Raja Laut who terrorize the sailors at sea threatened with anything outside humanity. Police hard to detect this pirate group leader because he is acting like a rich man. In the meantime, the younger sister of a navy navigator became girlfriend of Raja Laut. This made it more hard for the police to raid Raja Laut
Description: Shiva Rama Raju (Jagapati Babu), a noted nice Samaritan in Parvatipuram who has a bet with Veerraju (Supreet) in the same village that "if any of his 3 daughters fall in love he will either slay them or slash down his ears" and he takes a vow that he will marry off his daughters to the grooms of his choice, neither love marriage nor elopement. Kavita (Rakul Preet Singh) is his third daughter. Raju (Manchu Manoj) is a wayward youth who is in deeply in love with an English teacher Sunny (Sunny Leone) in a junior college. Kavita is one of Sunny's students. Raju uses Kavita as courier to love Sunny; as the things proceed, Raju and Kavita fall in love. The rest of the storyline is all about what happens when they wish to receive married.
Description: Sequel to "B14." Rival gangs war over a cocaine shipment. One of the gangs, led by a ruthless girl called Lan Di, has a superhumanly powered killer called Scorpion at her disposal.
Description: The season turns to autumn. The war of the protagonist and his group S.E.E.S. with the strange creatures named ‘Shadows’ is getting closer to the end. Makoto and his allies engage in life-or-death wars with Shadows in order to end the Dark Hour. Through the battles, some gotta face the deaths of mates and family, some gotta notice what precious things gotta be protected, and some gotta search meaning in the wars that have occurred. In front of Makoto, the mysterious transfer student Ryouji Mochizuki appears. When the group greets a fresh morning, the gears of fate start to turn. A war revolving around every of the heroes' bonds begins...
Description: A hard-nosed detective deliberately commits a crime to receive thrown in prison, allowing him the possibility to seek vengeance on a criminal serving a life sentence for brutally murdering his wife.
Description: The services of shark assassin have been engaged by his brother Jake, the head of a West Coast crime ring. The gig: slay the black-finned shark that swallowed a valuable diamond during a gang transaction.
Description: Helen Keller vs. Nightwolves says the shocking storyline of how a group of Nightwolves terrorized a small village taking people's hearing and eye sight... and the one girl who fought back.
Description: Cattle detective, Rocky Lane, arrives in city to investigate cattle disappearances only to realize just three cows owned by eccentric inventor, Nugget Clark, are involved. However, the disappearances lead to a deeper mystery involving dynamite explosions, rampaging cowboys and a water shortage.
Description: A thousand years ago, one man with a dream of becoming a nice fighter is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a globe where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and create a change. Inspired by real events, this is a storyline of a true character who earned his remembrance in time and history.
Description: What happens when folks are out of concepts and product to sell at the movie markets? They place together pieces of few kung-fu movies with Bruce Le and call it Bruce's Last Battle! Bruce wars villain after villain as the ever-changing plot never stops in this non-stop madness! Shelved for years by 21st Century Distribution, madman Tom Ward has finally allow it loose to create its home video debut!
Description: Marcus, Chris and Evan search themselves stuck in any normal day, when without warning, zombies start to infest the city. Not knowing exactly what to do, the three attempt to seek shelter at Marcus' house, but first they have to receive there. Facing the undead, Marcus, Chris and Evan test to survive the zombies and every other.
Description: In future, the ozone layer is gone and World is a wasteland. Most survivors are on a zone station, waiting for a possibility to replenish the ozone, somehow. A risky boy tries to take over the station, but its commander wars back.
Description: By the early 22nd century mankind has colonized many worlds. Faster than light travel has been made possible by harvesting exotic matter from the eggs of the biggest species mankind has ever seen. Those that take part in the hunt are mostly involuntary labor.
Description: Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that includes more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, later realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much bigger minigame and is also his greatest asset to uncover a large-scale conspiracy.
Description: Two corrupt cops in Fresh Mexico set out to blackmail and frame each criminal unfortunate enough to cross their path. Things take a sinister turn, however, when they test to intimidate someone who is more risky than they are. Or is he?
Description: The traces left by the era of the samurai are still with us today. From this rich history of this ancient fighter culture comes a tale of honor, vengeance and redemption with a dark, sense of meaningless fatality. It is the origin storyline of a cursed vigilante, Ai, hell-bent on disposing those responsible for her clan's demise. Inspired by the nice tradition of samurai cinema, Ai is an exploration of the era of the samurai and explores the themes of dormant fury for those who have lost loved ones and are driven to the mission of madness with revenge.
Description: A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit Fresh York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed for crimes she did not commit.
Description: Celso Ad. Castillo's gracefully proportioned action drama about a schoolteacher turned rebel leader. Cemented Filipino action star Fernando Poe Jr.'s persona as a winner of the terrible and oppressed.
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Perhaps the main appeal in watching De Angelis's movies (for me) is in coming in with weak expectations and each actually and then being surprised by how well some of the elements work. COBRA MISSION is a weird example because it details an perfect cast of B-movie stalwarts and even some cameos by Enzo G. Castellari, Luciano Pigozzi, Gordon Mitchell, and possibly Dardano Sacchetti. Francesco De Masi composed a moving, yet jarring and unmemorable orchestral score for the movie but it is seldom used in favor of stock melody from De Masi's previous movies with De Angelis (a nice call maybe, but distracting).There's lots of action and explosions but most of the time it's crashed by veteran producer Fabrizio De Angelis's budget-minded approach to filmmaking. At times the movie is edited and shot in a very hands-off and lazy fashion. For some reason De Angelis likes to end his scenes with something exploding, but unlike in THUNDER WARRIOR uses his slow motion really infrequently. Some of the non-slow-mo explosions don't look very dramatic at all, and it seems like an wonderful waste considering how much De Angelis gotta have dished out on the transportation and production costs associated with making the Philippines look like Vietnam.Maybe the most surprising aspect of the movie is its fairly well-done downbeat ending. Christopher Connelly does some cute hilarious scenery chewing, but in the end the audience really does feel sympathy for Ethan Wayne as the soldier that got left behind. The final shot of Wayne kneeling in the field while the camera pulls away from him to reveal a large units of advancing Vietnamese troops surrounding him is one of the greatest and most memorable shots I've seen in a low-budget action movie.As is the situation with DEADLY IMPACT, THUNDER WARRIOR, and THE MANHUNT, it's a mid-80's De Angelis movie which I know is bad, but for some reason I just love watching it over and over.
A group of disgruntled Vietnam vets, led by Mike (Wayne), Roger (Connelly) and James (Steiner) decide to go back to 'Nam and find, then free, missing POW's. Once "in country", they receive their guns and ammo from Father Lenoir (Pleasence) , a priest willing to support the "five boys vs all", to quote the Italian game of the film. Once loaded up with their supplies, it's like the fight never ended, as Viet Cong troops war them each step of the method to protect their camps, seemingly unaware that there had been a ten-year break in the action. Naturally, the discovery of the POW's leads to a government conspiracy that goes all the method to the top - and is the gruff Colonel Mortimer (Mitchell) involved? Will the boys gratis the hostages and create it back home? And if they do, what then? Operation Nam (or Cobra Mission) is a standard jungle action/drama you've seen before, but it does have its moments, as well as a cast familiar to anyone who loves Italian exploitation films. Besides familiar faces Steiner, Connelly, and Luciano Pigozzi (AKA Alan Collins), we also have cameos by Enzo G. Castellari and Ennio Girolami, and the entire affair was directed by Fabrizio De Angelis (the infamous "Larry Ludman") without much panache. He's a better producer than director, most folks would agree.While the concept of moody, misfit Vietnam vets adjusting to a changed society is a fascinating concept for a film, these concepts are only touched upon in the first half. The second half is the mindless shooting, guard tower-falling, hut-exploding, grenade-throwing , bar-fighting action expected of this kind of film. It would have been great if the psychology and emotion of the boys was explored more, but perhaps I'm asking too much of a churn-'em-out category movie such as this.In the plus column we have the fact that the movie was made pre-political correctness, a hero plays Pole Position on his Atari 2600, and one hero insults other by calling him, and I quote, a "Suckfish". Speaking of nice dialogue, we also receive an interesting glimpse into the future: right before one of the protagonists throws a grenade at a baddie, he tells "You've got mail". This comment, which precedes AOL by many years, gotta have served as an inspiration to that company. Not to mention inspiring the Tom Hanks/Meg Ryan crapfest, as that was a "bomb" as well! Ha! In the minus column we have the silly, Southern yokel-y dubbing for John Steiner's character, and some overall malaise. But John Wayne's son is in it! Anybody? Anybody? If you liked American Commandos (1985), you'll also probably like this film, as it has a related idea and execution, but this is not a prime example of Italian action.For more insanity, please visit: comeuppancereviews.com
Boy, oh boy. This film came very close to becoming my favourite unintentionally hilarious b-movie ever. The first half was priceless (after a slow start). The 2nd half, however, prevented this film from enjoying a spot in my Terrible Film Top 10.What makes the first half of this film so awesome? Well, to place it bluntly, it's so inept that it's nothing short of (unintentional) comic gold. Basically, we have four Vietnam veterans who become increasingly agitated by the fact that there are known POWs still languishing within prison camps inside of Vietnam. They develop a "plan" to return to Vietnam to rescue the aforementioned POWs. What's insanely amusing about their "plan", is that there really isn't a plan at all. They simply up and leave their families and jobs and fly to Vietnam. Once in 'Nam, they walk around until they bump into someone who has sensitive notification concerning the whereabouts of POWs. If this film is any indication, just about everyone in Vietnam knows sensitive notification about POWs and POW camps.Our stalwart veterans hold bumping into people with sensitive information, and hold referring to their nonexistent plan. Through a series of nearly incomprehensible, and comical, events, they receive a huge cache of weaponry. Actually suitably armed, they start their trek into the jungle via boat and truck.From here the film becomes standard action film fare. Like most action films of related ilk, our heroes display remarkable... nay, supernatural... abilities when it comes to launch combat. They never miss, they're never hit, and they have no trouble even when grossly outnumbered. The "ambush" segment is priceless: our heroes waiting in the brush, clearly visible to the horde of advancing opponents (who, apparently, thought they were merely approaching foliage eerily shaped like Vietnam veterans armed with M16s). At the decisive moment, one of our heroes yells "Fire!". The end result: 30+ dead assailants, and 4 unscathed Vietnam veterans.This starts the desultory second half of the movie. From here, our heroes encounter more enemies, refer to their mystery plan, and, ultimately, locate a POW camp -- which they summarily destroy, rescuing all the POWs in the process. In a surprising twist, one of our main characters, Tag (Ethan Wayne), is killed by a jilted Vietnamese woman.Our heroes, with POWs in tow, start the process of extracting themselves from Vietnam. As you can imagine, this involves few combats involving imbecilic opponents, and super-human precision on the part of our heroes.Near the very end, our heroes are informed that all their work was for naught -- due to some bizarre political arrangement, the POWs gotta remain in Vietnam, and know one can know about their existence.The end.Bad film score: 7/10 Nice film score: 5/10.
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