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Flareup (1969)

PG-13 | | Thriller | 1970 (Italy)
Psycho stalks go-go dancer from Las Vegas to L.A.

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Jerri Benton (as Jeane Byron)
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Iris
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Tora
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Psycho stalks go-go dancer from Las Vegas to L.A.

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Most men want to love her... One man wants to kill her!

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Rated PG-13 for some elements of violence, sexuality, drug abuse and language | See all certifications »
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Scenes of Los Angeles go-go club where Raquel Welch's character works were shot at The Losers, a La Cienga Blvd. strip club where sexploitation filmmaker Russ Meyer recruited such stars as Tura Satana, Haji and Erica Gavin. See more »

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Flareup
Lyrics by Lenny Adelson
Music by Les Baxter
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A psycho at the local go-go!
15 January 2001 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Las Vegas dancer Raquel Welch is stalked by the crazed ex-husband of her best friend (who blames Rocky for breaking up his marriage). After a violent opening, film turns to more routine melodrama, as Welch runs from place to place, eventually hiding out at the Old Zoo in L.A.'s Griffith Park! Some nifty location work, lots of costume changes for our star, good supporting work from the underrated James Stacy. Yet, the film is too clean, too slick to be convincing--especially as it deals with seedy nightclubs and topless dancers. Much was made in the presskit of Raquel's dance routine, but it's laughable instead of memorable. Welch is rather over-the-top here; she really flourishes under a looser direction, and Disney-vet James Neilsen is just too mechanical for her. **1/2 from ****


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