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Common Law Cabin (1967)

How Much Loving Does a Normal Couple Need? (original title)
R | | Drama | July 1967 (USA)
After stealing a fortune in unclaimed jewelry, ex-detective Barney Rickert arrives at a run-down dude ranch in Arizona to hide out. When the owner, Dewey Hoople, refuses to sell the land to... See full summary »

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After stealing a fortune in unclaimed jewelry, ex-detective Barney Rickert arrives at a run-down dude ranch in Arizona to hide out. When the owner, Dewey Hoople, refuses to sell the land to Rickert, he proceeds to win over the female inhabitants by seducing them one by one which leads to one refusing his advances and a dangerous game played out in which Rickert ruthlessly sets out to get what he wants. Written by Anonymous

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As originally written, story was supposedly to be set in Hawaiian tourist paradise, but budget constraints meant relocating it to Arizona river side. See more »

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In the opening scene, Coral is swimming and her pigtails are definitely wet, but when she puts here swimsuit top back on (and, in fact, is still standing in the water), all her hair is dry. After the short walk to the cabin, her father remarks that she's still wet, but she's quite dry. See more »

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Well, what do you expect?
7 October 2002 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

If you're bothering to read this review, you're either a Russ Meyer fan or curious about his films.

Common Law Cabin, although a bit of an obscurity when compared to Faster Pussycat Kill Kill or Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, is pretty typical, so if you're a fan, you won't be disappointed, & if you want to find out what Russ Meyer is all about, this has it all.

Oversexed chicks with big knockers, greedy white trash criminals, a simplistic B-grade story with dialogue to match, & narration that sounds like it was written for an historical epic, not a sleazy exploitation flick. Plus the obligatory misogyny, violence & disturbing hints at incestuous desires. Bad taste triumphing over, well, everything.

All in all, jolly good fun.


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