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Rio 70 (1969)

Die sieben Männer der Sumuru (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Adventure | 20 March 1972 (Spain)
Sumuru, the beautiful leader of the all-female kingdom of Femina, plans to use her women to take over the world.

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(as Jess Franco)

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(screenplay) (as Peter Welbeck), (based on characters created by)
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Sumitra
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Jeff Sutton
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Masius
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Lesley
Marta Reves ...
Ulla
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Irene (as Eliza Montes)
Beni Cardoso ...
Yana (as Beny Cardoso)
Herbert Fleischmann ...
Carl
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Jeff Sutton arrives in Rio de Janeiro with a suitcase with 10 million dollars, and the powerful mobster Sir Masius sends his henchman Carl with his gangsters to follow Jeff and get the money. Jeff has one affair with the manicure Leslye and succeeds to escape from Sir Masius' mobsters. Meanwhile, Sumuru, the leader of the women of the City of Femina that wants to defeat the men and take over the world, captures Jeff and brings him to Femina expecting to get the money. Sumuru has several prisoners locked in glass cages, including Ulla Rossini, who knows Jeff Sutton. Jeff discloses to Ulla that his arrival is part of a plan to save her from Sumuru. Jeff Sutton becomes a pawn in the middle of the war between Masius and Sumuru. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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SEE This Daring Motion Picture, Never Before Exhibited!

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Action | Adventure

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20 March 1972 (Spain)  »

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Future Woman  »

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

As of 2013, last acting role to date for Shirley Eaton. See more »

Goofs

During the main battle, as the invading helicopters are shooting at the female army from the sky, you can see several instances of the same, exact scenes of some women dropping dead multiple times, only from different angles throughout the entire battle. See more »

Quotes

Sumuru: [after the execution of one of her soldiers] My army is trained to kill efficiently.
Jeff Sutton: Themselves?
Sumuru: If one of my girls isn't perfect, she must die.
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Featured in Rolling in Rio (2004) See more »

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Disappointingly tame film.
18 November 2001 | by See all my reviews

There are certain scenes in this film (like the hero's first meeting with super-villainess Shirley Eaton) where it seems to be on the edge of breaking sexual taboos and doing its premise (females want to rule the world by making men slaves) justice, but it never dares to. The result is a film with no sexuality and some tame violence. Despite the choppy plot, the film is not overly bad until its climax, where its amateurishness runs rampant (terrible editing, overuse of stock footage). Worth seeing only as a curio. (*1/2)


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