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Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine -- Craig is almost discovered while spying on the Dr.
Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine -- Dr. Goldfoot gets punched by Igor's invention.
Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine -- The latest robot is rejected.
Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine -- Robot #11 walks into a couple of dangerous situations and comes out unscathed.
Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine -- Doctor Goldfoot tells each new robot what they will be programmed to do.

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6 November 1965 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
See Cuddly BIKINI GIRLS Made To Order! See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Robot Females and Stupid Males See more (37 total) »

Cast

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Vincent Price ... Dr. Goldfoot

Frankie Avalon ... Craig Gamble

Dwayne Hickman ... Todd Armstrong

Susan Hart ... Diane
Jack Mullaney ... Igor

Fred Clark ... Donald J. Pevney
Patti Chandler ... Robot

Mary Hughes ... Robot
Salli Sachse ... Robot
Luree Holmes ... Robot
Sue Hamilton ... Robot
Laura Nicholson ... Robot
Marianne Gaba ... Robot

China Lee ... Robot
Issa Arnal ... Robot
Deanna Lund ... Robot
Pamela Rodgers ... Robot #12 (as Pam Rodgers)
Leslie Summers ... Robot
Sally Frei ... Robot
Kay Michaels ... Robot
Jan Watson ... Robot
Arlene Charles ... Robot
Alberta Nelson ... Reject #12
Milton Frome ... Motorcycle Cop
Hal Riddle ... News Vendor
William Baskin ... Guard
Vince Barnett ... Janitor (as Vincent J. Barnett)
Joe Ploski ... Cook
Kaye Elhardt ... Girl in Nightclub
David Sharpe
Bob Harris (as Robert Harris)
Ronnie Rondell Jr. (as Ronnie Rondell)
Carey Loftin
Louie Elias
Troy Melton
Marie Ann Leslie
Ronnie Dayton (as Ron Dayton)
Paul Stader
Harvey Parry
Jerry Summers
Fred Stromsoe
Diane De Marco ... Singer at Condor Club

Annette Funicello ... Girl in Dungeon

Deborah Walley ... Craig's Cafeteria Date

Harvey Lembeck ... Motorcycle Thug in Dungeon
Aron Kincaid ... Motorist Who Hits Diane
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charlene Glazer ... Girl (uncredited)
Christopher Riordan ... Robot Dancer (uncredited)
Peter Sachse ... Passerby (uncredited)
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Directed by
Norman Taurog 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Louis M. Heyward  uncredited
Robert Kaufman  screenplay
James H. Nicholson  story (as James Hartford)
Elwood Ullman  screenplay

Produced by
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... producer
Anthony Carras .... co-producer
James H. Nicholson .... producer
 
Original Music by
Les Baxter 
 
Cinematography by
Sam Leavitt 
 
Film Editing by
Fred R. Feitshans Jr.  (as Fred Feitshans)
Eve Newman 
Ronald Sinclair 
 
Art Direction by
Daniel Haller 
 
Set Decoration by
Clarence Steensen 
 
Costume Design by
Richard Bruno 
 
Makeup Department
Ted Coodley .... makeup artist
Ray Forman .... hair stylist (as Ray Foreman)
Jon Peters .... hair stylist: Miss Hart
 
Production Management
Jack Bohrer .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Claude Binyon Jr. .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Karl Brainard .... property master (as Karl R. Brainard)
Ross Hahn .... construction coordinator
Richard M. Rubin .... property master
 
Sound Department
Vernon W. Kramer .... sound (as Vern Kramer)
Terrance Emerson .... sound cable (uncredited)
James M. Falkinburg .... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Roger George .... special effects
Art Griggs .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Ronnie Dayton .... stunts (uncredited)
George Dockstader .... stunts (uncredited)
Louie Elias .... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Harris .... stunts (uncredited)
Carey Loftin .... stunts (uncredited)
Troy Melton .... stunts (uncredited)
Harvey Parry .... stunts (uncredited)
Ronnie Rondell Jr. .... stunts (uncredited)
David Sharpe .... stunts (uncredited)
Paul Stader .... stunts (uncredited)
Fred Stromsoe .... stunts (uncredited)
Jerry Summers .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alva Roy Hicks .... grip (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Al Simms .... music supervisor
Albert Harris .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Albert Harris .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Jack Baker .... choreographer
Wallace C. Bennett .... script supervisor (as Wallace Bennett)
Art Clokey .... title designer: main titles
George Dockstader .... motorcycle coordinator
Michael A. Hoey .... dialogue coach
 
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Runtime:
88 min
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Color (Pathécolor)
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:G | Australia:M (TV rating) | Spain:13 | USA:G (1980 re-release) | West Germany:16

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Trivia:
Actress Susan Hart's hair was styled by future Hollywood producer Jon Peters, then a hair stylist.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Craig is driving the street in a red 1965 Plymouth Fury convertible (note vertical headlights.) He then spots Diane walking down the sidewalk. When he hurriedly pulls over to the curb the car changes to a red 1965 Dodge Coronet convertible (horizontal headlights.) Dr. G comes to Diane's rescue, and when his limo pulls away we see the Fury convertible parked at the curb.See more »
Quotes:
Donald J. Penney, SIC man:Sometimes I suspect that you forget you're a member of Secret Intelligence Command. You're a SIC man.See more »
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Soundtrack:
The Bikini MachineSee more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Robot Females and Stupid Males, 14 September 2007
Author: Bogmeister from United States

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

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