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Blood Thirst (1971)

GP | | Horror | 14 May 1971 (USA)
A sex-crimes specialist from New York travels to the Philippines to help his friend, a Manila homicide detective, solve a series of murders.

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Complete credited cast:
Robert Winston ...
Adam Rourke
Katherine Henryk ...
Sylvia Ramos
Yvonne Nielson ...
Serena
Vic Diaz ...
Inspector Miguel Ramos
Vic Silayan ...
Calderon
Eddie Infante ...
Herrera
Bruno Punzalan ...
Moreno
Judy Dennis ...
Theresa
Max Roio ...
(as Max Rojo)
Ching Tello
Minda Morena
Isidro Francisco
Felix Marfil
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A sex-crimes specialist from New York travels to the Philippines to help his friend, a Manila homicide detective, solve a series of murders.

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Shot in 1965, not released in the US until 1971. See more »

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Inspector Miguel Ramos: I'm glad to see you, Adam. Welcome to Manila.
Adam Rourke: Miguel, it's nice seeing you again. You know, it's been four years and from the looks of your face, you haven't aged more than ten.
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Featured in Shiver & Shudder Show (2002) See more »

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Amusing and Stylish
4 April 2006 | by (San Francisco, California) – See all my reviews

Giving this film a 6 out of 10 warrants some explanation, my vote reflects my taste for this genre of film-making; low-budget, disposable, 1960's drive-in films. That said, this particular example is quite distinctive and well worth a look. Made in the Philippines (around '62 or '63, I would guess, despite its official release date of 1971) on an obviously limited budget, the picture is wonderfully well photographed in black and white with some moody, noir touches. The lead, Robert Winston, is quite good-looking, albeit modestly talented. There are a surprising number (for this period) of beefcake shots. I'm assuming that someone recognized that his gifts were not in the acting department. The usual, grinding expository dialogue is graced with some humor, I LIKE the monster, the scenery is interesting and, on the whole, it moves along quite nicely. Shlock filmmakers of the present day (and they are legion) could learn a bit from the the achievements of these frugal talents.


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