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Deadlier Than the Male (1967)

Approved | | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 12 February 1967 (UK)
British agent Bulldog Drummond is assigned to stop a master criminal who uses beautiful women to do his killings.

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Penelope
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Grace
Steve Carlson ...
Robert Drummond
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Brenda
Justine Lord ...
Miss Ashenden
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Bridgenorth
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Sir John Bledlow
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King Fedra
Lee Montague ...
Boxer
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Chang
Yasuko Nagazumi ...
Mitsouko
Didi Sydow ...
Anna
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British agent Bulldog Drummond is assigned to stop a master criminal who uses beautiful women to do his killings.

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These are the women to put up a man's pulse rate - and stop it . . . stone dead! See more »


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12 February 1967 (UK)  »

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Bonecas que Matam  »

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This 'Bulldog Drummond' movie and its sequel, Some Girls Do (1969), have both been released together as a double-feature on DVD. See more »

Goofs

Wyngarde's gun is heard to fall on the beach, but appears on the table again in the rest of the scene. See more »

Quotes

Robert Drummond: Now, Brenda. Stop playing hard to get!
Brenda: I am hard to get... but it's worth the effort.
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Follows The Challenge (1948) See more »

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Deadlier Than the Male
By John Franz and Scott Walker (as Scott Engel)
Sung by The Walker Brothers
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One of the Best from the Bond Era
24 February 2003 | by (BROOMALL, PA.) – See all my reviews

I never cared for the title of this film, although it's a fitting description of the circumstances that bring Richard Johnson, as accident insurance investigator Drummond, onto the case. Elke Sommer and Sylvia Koscina provide ample "eye candy" as villian Nigel Green's "hit girls" (no "hit persons", thank you - this is before political correctness) and Richard Johnson is perfect as the suave Bond-inspired update of the 1930's character, Bulldog Drummond. The finale on a giant mechanical chess board is a highlight!


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