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The Hellcats (1968)

R | | Thriller | 8 May 1968 (USA)
The brother and fiancee of a dead policeman infiltrate a female-led biker gang to uncover his murderer.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Monte
Dee Duffy ...
Linda
Sharyn Kinzie ...
Sheila
Del 'Sonny' West ...
Snake (as Sonny West)
Robert F. Slatzer ...
Mr. Adrian (as Bob Slatzer)
Tony Lorea ...
Six Pack
Eric Lidberg ...
Hiney
Shannon Summers ...
Rita
Bro Beck ...
Detective Chapman
Diane Ryder ...
Candy Cave
Nick Raymond ...
Pepper
Hildegarde Wendt ...
Hilde (as Hildegard Wendt)
Dick Merrifield ...
Dean
Anthony Cardoza ...
Artist (as Tony Cardoza)
Elena Engstrom ...
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A soldier comes back from the war and goes undercover to avenge the death of his cop brother. His link to the murder is the fiancée of his brother, who wants vengeance too, and knows he was an infiltrated cop with a drug-dealing biker gang, the Hellcats, who are employed by the mob to move the drugs from Mexico to the USA. The two would-be avengers infiltrate the Hellcats, the girl is abducted, and now it's the retired soldier against all the bad guys. Written by Ken Oyler

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Leather on the outside... All woman on the inside! See more »

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Thriller

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8 May 1968 (USA)  »

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Biker Babes  »

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Shot on 16mm short ends. See more »

Goofs

In the opening graveyard sequence, take a look at the two men in black suits kneeling down. One of them is holding a bunch of flowers. Badly hidden among the flowers is a mic, cord and all. See more »


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Dot and Dash
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Music by Robert Mersey
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The Hellcats lives up to its awful reputation outside of "Mystery Science Theater 3000"
1 December 2007 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

Before watching the MST3K version, I prepared myself to watch the original trailer and uncut version on the same DVD. The movie proper is meandering concerning plot, dialogue, and especially action scenes especially when a bike race is only heard while we're seeing close-up after close-up of what seems like bored spectators. There's also a couple of drunken/stoned orgy scenes that was probably the main reason for The Hellcats existence. You see some excitement at the end but by that time you'll simply be glad when it's all over. So unless you're curious about these late '60s drive-in fare, I wouldn't recommend this movie. Just the MST3K version will do for me which I'm going to review next...


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