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The Brides of Fu Manchu (1966)

Fu Manchu and his army of henchmen are kidnapping the daughters of prominent scientists and taking them to his remote island headquarters. Instead of asking for ransom, Fu demands that the ... See full summary »

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Marie Lentz
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Doctor Petrie (as Howard Marion Crawford)
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Otto Lentz (as Joseph Furst)
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Inspector Pierre Grimaldi
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Nikki Sheldon
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Michel Merlin
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Feng
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Abdul (as Salmaan Peer)
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Fu Manchu and his army of henchmen are kidnapping the daughters of prominent scientists and taking them to his remote island headquarters. Instead of asking for ransom, Fu demands that the fathers help him to build a death ray, which he intends to use to take over the world. But Fu's archenemy, Sir Denis Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard, is determined not to let that happen... Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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The master of evil takes a harem of horror! See more »

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16 December 1966 (USA)  »

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Die 13 Sklavinnen des Dr. Fu Man Chu  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Douglas Wilmer replaced Nigel Green. See more »

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When Shiva is tied to the trap door, the two guards walk directly over the snake pit without falling in. This is confirmed when she is cut loose and slides down into the pits. See more »

Quotes

Fu Manchu: As you were the leader of the rebellion, you shall be the first to go to the snakes.
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Extremely entertaining.
27 December 2002 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"The Brides of Fu Manchu" is the second of five Fu Manchu movies produced by Harry Alan Towers and starring Christopher Lee.The film is definitely the most entertaining of all the Fu Manchu films.The production values are top notch and the film is well-directed and acted.This time Fu Manchu wants to conquer the world("In a few moments,the entire world will capitulate to me.This is the destiny of Fu Manchu."-Fu Manchu).Fu Manchu's new evil plan is to send explosive energy via sound waves to small receivers placed in various cities throughout the world.It's up to Nayland Smith(Douglas Wilmer)to stop him...Anyway I enjoyed this film and you should too,if you like British horror/crime cinema.All the actresses starring in it are beautiful,especially Tsai Chin,the evil daughter of Fu Manchu.Fu Manchu returns a year later in "The Vengeance of Fu Manchu"(1967).


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