MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,503 this week

Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965)

5.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.0/10 from 1,259 users  
Reviews: 37 user | 21 critic

Dr. Goldfoot has invented an army of bikini-clad robots who are programmed to seek out wealthy men and charm them into signing over their assets. Craig Gamble and Todd Armstrong set out to foil the fiendish plot.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 34 titles
created 26 Feb 2011
 
a list of 40 titles
created 21 Mar 2011
 
a list of 21 titles
created 06 Sep 2011
 
a list of 42 titles
created 25 Jan 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965)

Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965) on IMDb 5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Frankie, on naval-reserve duty in Tahiti, doesn't trust Dee Dee to stay faithful, so he hires Bwana, a witch doctor, to help. Bwana conjures up a floating bikini, "stuffs" it with Cassandra... See full summary »

Director: William Asher
Stars: Annette Funicello, Dwayne Hickman, Brian Donlevy
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Mel Ferber
Stars: Vincent Price, Tommy Kirk, Susan Hart
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led by Eric Von Zipper kidnaps singing star Sugar Kane managed by Bullets, who hires ... See full summary »

Director: William Asher
Stars: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Deborah Walley
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Local beach-goers find that their beach has been taken over by a businessman training a stable of body builders.

Director: William Asher
Stars: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Luciana Paluzzi
Pajama Party (1964)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Gogo, a Martian teenager, is sent to Earth to prepare the way for an invasion. The first Earthling he meets, one Aunt Wendy, is a rich widow who runs a dress shop catering to teenagers. Her... See full summary »

Director: Don Weis
Stars: Tommy Kirk, Annette Funicello, Elsa Lanchester
Bikini Beach (1964)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A millionaire sets out to prove his theory that his pet chimpanzee is as intelligent as the teenagers who hang out on the local beach, where he is intending to build a retirement home.

Director: William Asher
Stars: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Martha Hyer
Sci-Fi | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Set on the Cornish coast in 1903, the film features a group of people discovering an underwater society of smugglers who never age living in a lost underwater city along with their gill-man... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Vincent Price, David Tomlinson, Tab Hunter
Fireball 500 (1966)
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Stock car racer Dave Owens plays into the hands of whiskey runners by agreeing to drive in a cross-country road race. He is assisted by Jane Harris and Sonny Leander Fox. Soon Dave and ... See full summary »

Director: William Asher
Stars: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Fabian
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Here is a quality sword and sandal epic with a great cast that has been overlooked for years.

Director: Fernando Cerchio
Stars: Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price, Edmund Purdom
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Occasionaly Sir Edward escapes and causes havoc around the town.

Director: Gordon Hessler
Stars: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Rupert Davies
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Simon Cordier is a well-respected magistrate who visits a condemned prisoner, Louis Girot, just before the man's execution. Girot again pleads his innocence insisting that he has been taken... See full summary »

Director: Reginald Le Borg
Stars: Vincent Price, Nancy Kovack, Chris Warfield
Drama | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Mario Costa
Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Vincent Price, Giulia Rubini
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Diane
Jack Mullaney ...
Igor
...
Donald J. Pevney
Patti Chandler ...
Robot
...
Robot
Salli Sachse ...
Robot
Luree Holmes ...
Robot
Sue Hamilton ...
Robot
Laura Nicholson ...
Robot
Marianne Gaba ...
Robot
...
Robot
Issa Arnal ...
Robot
Edit

Storyline

Dr. Goldfoot plans on taking over the world with his beautiful female robots, who seduce rich and powerful men. Robot #11/Diane is sent after millionaire Todd Armstrong. Secret agent Craig Gamble tries to stop the plot but ends up in the torture chamber with Armstrong. The parody of "The Pit and the Pendulium" is the highlight of the film which also includes bits by Annette Funicello, Harvey Lembeck and Deborah Walley. Written by alfiehitchie

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Cuddly...Curvesome...and Deadly See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 November 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dr. Goldfoot and his Bikini Machine  »

Box Office

Budget:

$300,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Pathécolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

A number of cast including Dwayne Hickman, Annette Funicello, and Harvey Lembeck appeared in another 'Bikini' title movie in the same year that this film was released. It was called How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965) and was from the same American International Pictures studio. A number of crew worked on both movies as well. See more »

Goofs

When Craig and Todd are driving the black 1955 Cadillac Fleetwood 75 limousine to get away, the scene changes to showing them through the drivers' door window but the door vent glass is not of a 1955 Cadillac but from a 1957 or 1958 model. The next interior shot shows the same 1957 or 58 model with a customized dashboard. When showing the drivers driving the 1955 through the windshield, a solid black steering wheel is shown that a Cadillac of these vintages never had. When the 1955 Limo is "blown up" by Dr. Goldfoot, the pieces remaining of the Cadillac are showing a "correct" gray and dark gray steering wheel which is correct for a 1954 or 1955 Cadillac so the Limo was not harmed in making this movie. See more »

Quotes

[Igor gets clobbered by one of Dr. Goldfoot's female robots]
Igor: I wish I was dead... *again*!
See more »

Connections

References Horrors of the Black Museum (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

The Bikini Machine
Written by Guy Hemric and Jerry Styner
Performed by The Supremes
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Robot Females and Stupid Males
14 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

MASTER PLAN: marry off rich bachelors to female robots and get rich. Of all the films attempting to capture the absurdity and success of the James Bond craze of the sixties, this one is the most ridiculous. This one combines the weird plots of the Bonders with some elements of the stupid beach movies and campy horror of the decade, complete with dungeons and threat of torture (genuinely if mildly amusing). It's an odd mix, to be sure. Then-popular teen idol Avalon, most famous for his beach blanket bingo pics, is an agent (number 00 & 1/2) of S.I.C. (Secret Intelligence Command), based out of my old hometown of San Francisco - nice location long shots and a focus on the winding Lombard street. He's a hapless dope who becomes involved with a femme fatale robot (Hart) accidentally. She's one of several creations originating from the warped brain of Goldfoot (Price), the mad doctor of the title. He's somewhat typical of a Bondian villain wannabe, but Price is best known for his mad scientist roles in typical horror films of that time, so he's kind of a combination of both. Though a mad genius in the comical sense, his goal is nothing more than making some bucks off his robots, so he's actually a futuristic pimp, running a wild & crazy con artist/prostitution ring.

The plot is pretty amusing and Price hams it up shamelessly, mugging for the camera and even indulging in that cliché - the sinister mad chuckle. His assistant, Igor, is a complete idiot, a further parody of the mad scientist's aid from the "Frankenstein" movies, existing solely as an ego-boost for the mad scientist, to make him look even smarter - presumably why Goldfoot 'returned' him to life (see also the Luthor/Otis relationship from the "Superman" movies). How much a viewer likes any of this depends on how much patience one has for all the slapstick stunts and silly overplaying by the actors. Igor is the most extreme example, but everyone else also behaves like an idiot. The one surprise is actress Hart, who, besides being easy on the eye, proves to be quite talented, required to act with several different accents, besides other things. She virtually disappeared from the movie business soon after this, unfortunately. The entire premise of robotic babes, a commentary on male attitudes of that period, was repeated in later similar fare - "Some Girls Do" for example, not to mention the obvious "The Stepford Wives" in the seventies. Also note the use of musical sound FX in one scene from a couple of famous sci-fi pics of the fifties, "War of the Worlds" and "Forbidden Planet." Goldfoot and S.I.C. would return in the Italian "Dr.Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs" the following year. Hero:4 Villain:5 Femme Fatales:7 Henchmen:3 Fights:3 Stunts/Chases:4 Gadgets:5 Auto:4 Locations:6 Pace:5 overall:5


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Bleeped Out? dandyoftheunderworld
Eric Von Zipper mistermann
Comes on tomorrow HBK05

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?