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The Million Eyes of Sumuru (1967)

Sumuru is a beautiful but evil woman who plans world domination by having her sexy all-female army eliminate male leaders and replace them with her female agents.

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Cast

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Tommy Carter
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Nick West
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Colonel Baisbrook
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President Boong
Patti Chandler ...
the Slave of Sumuru / Louise
Salli Sachse ...
the Slave of Sumuru / Mikki
Ursula Rank ...
the Slave of Sumuru / Erna
Krista Nell ...
the Slave of Sumuru / Zoe
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Helga
Paul Chang ...
Inspector Koo
Essie Huang ...
Kitty
Jon Fong ...
Colonel Medika
Denise Davreux ...
the Slave of Sumuru / Sumuru Guard
Mary Cheng ...
the Slave of Sumuru / Sumuru Guard
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Storyline

Frankie Avalon and George Nader (that guy from "The Robot Monster") are a couple of wise-cracking, swingin' secret agents. Their enemy is Shirley Eaton as Su-Muru, who plans to remove all of the men who are currently in power and replace them with her army of women, most of who are shown in skimpy (for 1967) bikinis or mini skirts, and who can all perform complex tasks such as break a man's neck with their thighs. Avalon and Nader make "friends" with several members of Su-Maru's army, then invade with the local army and kill the rest of them. Written by Robert Stanfield <rstanf1@tandy.com>

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She is the most sadistic, diabolical... woman who ever lived... See more »


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17 May 1967 (USA)  »

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The 1000 Eyes of Su-Muru  »

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(Technicolor) (as Technicolor®)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

According to director Lindsay Shonteff in a 1994 interview, Klaus Kinski had numerous ideas for unusual behavior exhibited by his character President Boong, including that whenever someone entered a room where he was he would climb out from underneath a huge pile of cushions and that whenever he was talking to a pretty girl an abnormally long tongue would emerge from his mouth and try to lick her face. Sadly none of these made the final cut, but if you watch carefully you can see his tongue starting to come out in some scenes. See more »

Quotes

Sumuru: I have a million eyes... For I am Sumuru!
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Die Diamantenhölle am Mekong
(uncredited)
written by Martin Böttcher
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Low-High Art in '67!
22 August 2004 | by (sparks, nevada) – See all my reviews

This flick was always on a "double-bill" because nobody in it (including one of the leads, Frankie Avalon - who starred in Beach Movies before this) was REALLY A-list quality talent, except for the beautiful Ms. Shirley Eaton (Painted-gold girl in GOLDFINGER). The plot is wack-city on a bad dexedrine trip with ancient greed or something. The sacriligious testament to Z-movie cultures exemplifies NOTHING! This flick isn't even EVIL or robotic, it's just a zenith of confusion ("plot"-wise), let alone there's some beautiful babes spouting Amazon-like platitudes about illusions of purity.

Needless to say, this sounds like a turkey (and technically it is), but it's an exploitation film without any known characteristic (sex, violence, bikers, horror..etc.) and manages to make you believe that these characters are actually believing what they're saying. George Nader was never great shakes as an actor, but had a lengthy career without having "known" talent or good hair. Shirley Eaton, one of the brightest, most beautiful and enchanting Brits of the 50's and 60's never gets to show something. But you have to check this one out. I give it a high (7) for this kind of thing rating, ..only because everyone involved SEEMS convinced it's a REAL PLOT! Anyway, give it a shot (if you can find it). Quite enjoyable in a sleepy, demented way.


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