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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
Laurence Naismith ...
Sir John Bledlow
Zia Mohyeddin ...
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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Bonecas que Matam  »

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Richard Johnson leads the cast in this 1960s spy film. Johnson was director Terence Young's first choice to play James Bond when casting Dr. No (1962). Johnson also appeared in the 60s spy flicks, this film's sequel Some Girls Do (1969) and Danger Route (1967). See more »

Goofs

The harpoon hits the table surface as shown in a close-up shot, but later on in the scene it is in the side of the table. See more »

Quotes

Brenda: You lay a finger on me Robert Drummond, and I'll bite it off!
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Featured in Al Murray's Great British Spy Movies (2014) 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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An excellent, stylish, detective/spy film.
1 October 1998 | by (Venice, Italy) – See all my reviews

This entry into the world of the 1960s spy genre is one of the best. Due to its witty screenplay, with some great dialogue, and its great visual direction, this film stands out above any of the Matt Helm series or other European films. The two female leads, Elke Sommer and Sylva Koscina are perfect, as are Nigel Green and Richard Johnson. I highly recommend this film is you are into fun adventure, told with tongue-in-cheek style.


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