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Doctor of Doom (1963)
"Las luchadoras contra el médico asesino" (original title)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  24 May 1963 (Mexico)
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A mad scientist terrorizes a city by kidnapping young women with his ape-man Gomar and then using them as subjects in sadistic brain transplant experiments. A female wrestler whose sister ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lorena Velázquez ...
Gloria Venus
Armando Silvestre ...
Armando Campos
Elizabeth Campbell ...
Golden Rubi
Roberto Cañedo ...
Prof. Ruiz
Sonia Infante ...
Chucho Salinas ...
Chabela Romero ...
Carmela Camacho "Vendetta"
Martha 'Güera' Solís ...
Magdalina Caballero ...
Tona La Tapatia ...
Wrestler (as Toña 'La Tapatia')
Irma Gonzales ...
Wrestler (as Irma Gonzalez)
Jesús Murcielago Velázquez ...
Marcado (as 'Murcielago' Velazquez)
Cavernario Galindo ...
Wrestler (as 'Cavernario' Galindo)
Reyes Oliva ...
Raúl Reyes ...


A mad scientist terrorizes a city by kidnapping young women with his ape-man Gomar and then using them as subjects in sadistic brain transplant experiments. A female wrestler whose sister was one of the victims swears vengeance against the Mad Doctor. Written by Jeremy Lunt <>

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24 May 1963 (Mexico)  »

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Doctor of Doom  »

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Obvious double for Lorena Velázquez in most fight scenes. See more »


Followed by Las luchadoras vs el robot asesino (1969) See more »

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Thank you, K. Gordon Murray!
8 January 2001 | by (Frederick, MD) – See all my reviews

It is seldom that B-movie lovers get a treat like this. K. Gordon Murray, the man who delivers Mexican wrestling flicks for our consumption, brings us "Rock & Roll Wrestling Women vs. The Aztec Ape." I can honestly say that this is truly a guilty pleasure.

This movie involves your typical Mad Scientist (MS), who is working on transplanting brains for reasons not explained. He has already transplanted an ape's brain into a man, giving us a man slowly turning into an ape. The purpose of this is not entirely clear either, but thankfully said MS has a hypnotic trance over him. Heaven knows we can't afford to have half man/half apes walking around willy-nilly.

Anyhow, since the young, less educated women don't seem to be surviving these transplants (gee, I wonder why?), MS decides to abduct and operated on a pretty young lady who is a scientist. Sadly, she dies on the table. Next, MS decides he needs more athletic women -- so he decides to find a wrestler. Unfortunately, the woman he goes after is Venus, the sister of the pretty scientist MS just killed.

This flick is enjoyable in every area except for the soundtrack, which should have been stopped at the border, strip searched, and held on trumped-up charges. The wrestling scenes are well done, and the acting is much above the norm. Plus, I love Venus! She is absolutely fabulous as both an actress & as a wrestler. She puts Peaches Page to shame.

This movie also doesn't take itself too seriously, and tells a good story without cutting corners or relying on an overuse of stock footage. Plus, it doesn't insult my Suspension of Disbelief or cause it to slap me for my poor choice in movies.

Sterno says flick your Bics for "Rock & Roll Wrestling Women".

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