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Firecracker (1981)

 -  Action | Drama | Thriller  -  May 1981 (USA)
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Femme fatale martial arts expert teaches the mafia a lesson.

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Complete credited cast:
Jillian Kesner ...
Susanne Carter
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Chuck Donner
Rey Malonzo ...
Rey (as Raymond King)
Ken Metcalfe ...
Erik
Peter Cooper ...
Pete
Don Gordon Bell ...
Japanese Karate fighter (as Don Bell)
Carolyn Smith
Chanda Romero ...
Malow
Tony Ferrer ...
Tony
Vic Diaz ...
Grip
Omar Camar
Rubiah Suparman
Yasmin Yusuff
Malik Selamat ...
(as Malik Salamat)
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Femme fatale martial arts expert teaches the mafia a lesson.

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Yet another movie to see for the sake of one oddly sexy bit.
2 April 2003 | by (Atlantic Coast, USA) – See all my reviews

Yup, star Jillian Kesner does manage to combine a karate fight scene with a slow strip, and it actually is a bit sexy. She's not the most lovely woman who ever took her clothes off in a movie, but I thought she was attractive and there's something appealing to a certain sort of adolescent sexual mind (like mind) in the sequence. She gets her clothes ripped off, a bit at a time, while she's fighting for her life. It adds vulnerability to her physical allure, and that worked for me. Of course, that's because it's a movie, and not reality. Seeing women attacked for real is nothing I hope for. Hell, most of what happens in movies is nothing I hope for.

There are other scenes in this movie, but I don't remember any of them from the one time I saw it, over 20 years ago. They're probably awful. But, who cares? There are many films that are worth seeing for one scene and, if you share my fondness for the sort of thing that makes teenaged boys snicker and rewind their VCRs, over and over, you'll think this is one of them.


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