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Black Mama White Mama (1973)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  19 January 1973 (USA)
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When two troublemaking female prisoners (one a revolutionary, the other a former harem-girl) can't seem to get along, they are chained together and extradited for safekeeping. The women, ... See full summary »

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Matron Densmore
Zaldy Zshornack ...
Ernesto (as Zaldy Zschornack)
Laurie Burton ...
Warden Logan
Eddie Garcia ...
Capt. Cruz
Alona Alegre ...
Juana
Dindo Fernando ...
Rocco (as Dondo Fernanco)
Vic Diaz ...
Vic Cheng
Wendy Green ...
Ronda
Lotis Key ...
Jeanette (as Lotis M. Key)
Alfonso Carvajal ...
Galindo
Bruno Punzalan ...
Truck Driver (as Bruno Punzalah)
Subas Herrero ...
Luis (as Ricardo Herrero)
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When two troublemaking female prisoners (one a revolutionary, the other a former harem-girl) can't seem to get along, they are chained together and extradited for safekeeping. The women, still chained together, stumble, stab, and cat-fight their way across the wilderness, igniting a bloody shootout between gangsters and a group of revolutionaries. Written by Jonathan Ruskin <JonRuskin@aol.com>

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Chicks in Chains... on the lam from a prison hell - manacled together by hate and the strange ideas a woman gets after 1000 nights without a man. See more »

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Several VW Country Buggies are seen in the film - these were manufactured by Volkswagen of Australia between 1968-72. Fewer than 2,000 were manufactured - these vehicles were imported into the Philippines and have been sought-after by classic vehicle collectors. See more »

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In the last shot before the end credits start to roll, one of the dead men lying on the ground opens his hand. See more »

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Ruben: I don't like cops. And cops don't like me.
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Prison exploitation - bet there are no surprises here.
2 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Give me Pam Grier anytime. It doesn't take long for her to be in the shower at the prison all naked, with one of the matrons looking through a peephole and getting all hot and bothered as some of the girls play around.

Standard prison fare: fight in the dining area, a day naked in the hot box, bare breasts, lesbian matron trying to come on to prisoners, torture; you know the drill.

One of the prisoners (Margaret Markov) is part of the revolution on the island, so she and Pam Grier get sprung. They cop some nuns habits as disguises. The cowboy drug dealer (Sid Haig) provided lots of laughs as they chased the two women. Another drug dealer provided lots of flesh to view when he was on screen. With a rebel group and the police in on the search, there was plenty of action.


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