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Doctor of Doom (1963)

Las luchadoras contra el médico asesino (original title)
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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Lorena Velázquez ...
Gloria Venus
Armando Silvestre ...
Armando Campos
Elizabeth Campbell ...
Golden Rubi
Roberto Cañedo ...
Prof. Ruiz
Sonia Infante ...
Alicia
Chucho Salinas ...
Chema
Chabela Romero ...
Carmela Camacho "Vendetta"
Martha 'Güera' Solís ...
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Magdalina Caballero ...
Wrestler
Tona La Tapatia ...
Wrestler (as Toña 'La Tapatia')
Irma Gonzales ...
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Jesús Murcielago Velázquez ...
Marcado (as 'Murcielago' Velazquez)
Cavernario Galindo ...
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Reyes Oliva ...
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Raúl Reyes ...
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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 was one of the victims swears vengeance against the Mad Doctor. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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

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Remade as Night of the Bloody Apes (1969) See more »

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Mexo-babes kick some ass
15 July 2003 | by (U.S.) – See all my reviews

(aka: DOCTOR OF DOOM)

Hey, I like this gordida stuff. They don't make 'em like they used to.

Mad doctor kidnaps woman for his brain transplant experiments. He even keeps a creature down in his basement named Gomar who is a man with a gorilla's brain, the result of an earlier experiment.

So far, his transplants of human brains into other humans have failed, so then the doctor then kidnaps the pretty sister of a famous female wrestler Golden Venus (Lorena Velazquez) and winds up killing her on the operating table. Venus finds out about what happened and vows revenge, and herself and fellow wrestler Golden Rubi (Elizabeth Campbell) go after the mad doctor.

They wind up getting captured by the mad doctor and two cops who are assigned to help them, save them. Then later when the two incompetent cops are themselves captured by the doctor, then they are saved by our two brave kick-ass babes. Back & forth, back & forth

The mad doctor then creates a new masculine-looking female monster named Vendetta who disguised as a wrestler, fights Venus and Ruby in the ring. All kinds of babe flesh fly. Not bad. Not bad at all.

The whole thing ends on a water tower where the mad doctor and Vendetta are trapped. They almost kill a cop and are then in turn, shot down. The bodies fall...(thump...)

The Something Weird video is doubled up with WRESTLING WOMEN VS. THE AZTEC MUMMY and has tons of extras including many trailers for other Mexican horror films they have in their library. Although the b/w print shows it's age, it's far better than the old grainy VHS tape. And the print I saw had an AIP logo in the titles instead of K. Gordon Murray's.

Excellent badly-dubbed cheddar cheese. It's funny.

6 out of 10


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