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How Much Loving Does a Normal Couple Need? (1967)

R | | Comedy | 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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Common-Law Cabin  »

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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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Short and sweet from Russ Meyer
3 May 2008 | by (Beverley Hills, England) – See all my reviews

By the time he made Common Law Cabin, Russ Meyer had already found his feet with the likes of Lorna, Mudhoney and the fantastic Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill! but hadn't yet found the popularity that he would find with his hit film Vixen! a year later. This was one of Meyer's first films in colour and could be described as a sort of practise run for later films such as Up and Supervixens as it features all the playful sleaze and buxom babes of Meyer's later work but it's a shorter and more concise film. The plot is a decent enough springboard for a sex flick and focuses on a criminal who has stolen a fortune in jewellery. He stumbles on a ranch in Arizona but when his attempts to buy the ranch from its owner are knocked back, he decides instead to seduce the ladies. The film features three of Meyer's chesty vixens; Alaina Capri, Babette Bardot and Adele Rain, and all are nice to look at as you would expect from a Russ Meyer flick. As usual with Meyer; it's not deep or particularly intelligent, although I'm sure that Meyer fans will enjoy it nonetheless. I do prefer most of Meyer's later stuff to this one; but Common Law Cabin is still worth a look.


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