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Director:
Writers:
Ken Metcalfe (story) &
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Release Date:
May 1981 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
She'll Send You To Heaven, And Then To Hell! See more »
Plot:
Femme fatale martial arts expert teaches the mafia a lesson. | Add synopsis »
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Kung-fu kitten kills sans clothes... See more (9 total) »

Cast

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Jillian Kesner ... Susanne Carter
Darby Hinton ... 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)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mike Cohen ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Cirio H. Santiago 
 
Writing credits
Ken Metcalfe  story &
Cirio H. Santiago  story and
Ken Metcalfe  screenplay &
Cirio H. Santiago  screenplay

Allan Holzman (additional scenes)

Produced by
Syed Kechik .... producer
Ernesto C. Rojas .... producer (as Ernie Rojas)
Cirio H. Santiago .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Nonong Buencamino 
 
Cinematography by
Ricardo Remias 
Ben Lobo (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Gervacio Santos 
 
Art Direction by
Ben Otico 
 
Production Management
Mark Allan .... production manager: additional scenes
Aurelio R. Navarro .... production manager
Aurelio R. Navarro .... unit manager
Ed Santillan .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joe Mari Avellana .... associate director (as Jose Mari Avellana)
 
Sound Department
Vicente Dona .... field soundman (as Vicente Doña)
 
Stunts
Ron Pohnel .... stunt coordinator (additional scenes)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eddie Buenaflor .... cameraman: second unit
Don W. Jones .... cinematographer: additional scenes (as Don Jones)
Proceso Lázaro .... cameraman: second unit (as Proceso Lazaro)
 
Music Department
Paul Fox .... composer: additional music
Susan Justin .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Pete Abulencia .... production accountant
Pat Belsito .... production accountant (as Pat Benito)
Roland Castro .... finance officer
Lili G. Chee .... production accountant
Danilo M. Datu .... general manager
Bert Dixon .... field cashier
Allan Holzman .... additional scenes
Rachel M. Leuterio .... script girl
Leo Martinez .... dialogue coach (as Leo G. Martinez)
Mila Raymond .... assistant to the producer
Martin T. Sagarbarria .... production coordinator
 
Crew believed to be complete


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77 min
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Certification:
Australia:R | Iceland:16 (cut) | Iceland:(Banned) (original rating) | Norway:15 | Portugal:M/18 | USA:R | West Germany:Not Rated (BPjM restricted)
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Bug spray was used to simulate mist in one scene.See more »
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Kung-fu kitten kills sans clothes..., 15 September 1999
Author: mcslime from voorheesville, new york, usa

This movie was probably singularly responsible for my interest in B-grade martial arts movies. I saw it when I was very young (before cable - eeeeek!) on late-night "Kung-fu Theater". The local station had obviously made a mistake and aired the movie uncut - violence, nudity, and all! The epic final fight scene finds the heroine steadily losing pieces of her clothing one item at a time until she finishes the battle wearing nothing but her panties. The sight of her fighting in such a condition forever made me a fan of the genre! See it if you have a chance.

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