This kicks off with the murder of one Adolf Schwartz (who bears a striking resemblance to another famous Adolf) by placing a ravenous piranha fish in his bathtub. Who did it? No-one knows ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay) (as B. Callum), (original story) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Supervixens (1975)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Clint Ramsey has to leave his job working at Martin Bormann's gas station and flee after his wife is murdered by psycho cop Harry Sledge, who tries to pin the murder on Clint. Crossing ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Meyer
Stars: Charles Pitts, Shari Eubank, Charles Napier
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Believe it or not even in Smalltown USA there are still people who are unfulfilled and unrelieved in the midst of plenty. Levonna & Lamar could have the perfect relationship if it were not ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Meyer
Stars: Kitten Natividad, Ann Marie, Ken Kerr
Vixen! (1968)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Vixen lives in a Canadian mountain resort with her naive pilot husband. While he's away flying in tourists, she gets it on with practically everybody including a husband and his wife, and ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Meyer
Stars: Erica Gavin, Garth Pillsbury, Harrison Page
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Three girls come to Hollywood to make it big, but find only sex, drugs and sleaze.

Director: Russ Meyer
Stars: Dolly Read, Cynthia Myers, Marcia McBroom
Motorpsycho! (1965)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Three bad boy motorcyclists get kicks raping other people's women and generally being a nuisance. When they rape a veterinarian's wife, he takes exception and pursues them, teaming up with ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Meyer
Stars: Haji, Alex Rocco, Steve Oliver
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Three go-go dancers holding a young girl hostage come across a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert. After learning he's hiding a sum of cash around, the women start scheming on him.

Director: Russ Meyer
Stars: Tura Satana, Haji, Lori Williams
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Harry (a corrupt sheriff) and his Chicano deputy hunt an Apache who is about to go to the authorities with the news Harry is smuggling marijuana. Harry makes love to Raquel (a prostitute) ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Meyer
Stars: Linda Ashton, Charles Napier, Larissa Ely
Mondo Topless (1966)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Completely topless! Completely uninhibited! The wayout craze that began in San Francisco is now exploding across the USA and Europe. National publications have documented the "Topless", but... See full summary »

Director: Russ Meyer
Stars: Babette Bardot, Darlene Grey, Pat Barrington
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Lorna has been married to Jim for a year, but still hasn't been satisfied sexually. While Jim is working at the salt mine, she is raped by an escaped convict, but falls in lust with him. ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Meyer
Stars: Lorna Maitland, Mark Bradley, James Rucker
Mudhoney (1965)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

It's 1933, in the midst of the Depression and Prohibition. Calif, a stranger with a past walks into Spooner, Missouri on his way from Michigan to California. He hires on with Lute Wade to ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Meyer
Stars: Hal Hopper, Antoinette Cristiani, John Furlong
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

After stealing a fortune in unclaimed jewelry, ex-detective Barney Rickert arrives at a run-down dude ranch in Arizona to hide out. When the owner, Dewey Hoople, refuses to sell the land to... See full summary »

Director: Russ Meyer
Stars: Jackie Moran, Babette Bardot, Adele Rein
Black Snake (1973)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Story of a slave revolt on a 19th-century Caribbean island.

Director: Russ Meyer
Stars: Anouska Hempel, David Warbeck, Percy Herbert
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edward Schaaf ...
Adolph Schwartz
Robert McLane ...
Paul
Elaine Collins ...
The Ethopian Chef
Candy Samples ...
The Headsperson (as Mary Gavin)
Su Ling ...
Limehouse
...
Sweet Li'l Alice
Linda Sue Ragsdale ...
Gwendolyn
Harry ...
The Nimrod / Carnivorous Fish
Raven De La Croix ...
Margo Winchester
...
Homer Johnson (as Monte Bane)
Marianne Marks ...
Chesty Young Thing
Larry Dean ...
Leonard Box
Bob Schott ...
Rafe
Foxy Lae ...
Ray Reinhardt ...
The Commissioner
Edit

Storyline

This kicks off with the murder of one Adolf Schwartz (who bears a striking resemblance to another famous Adolf) by placing a ravenous piranha fish in his bathtub. Who did it? No-one knows or cares, as they're too busy being distracted by busty Margo Winchester, who hitch-hikes into# town and gets involved with all the local men. It all ends with a series of complicated plot twists that reveal that just about everyone is really someone else. And if it gets too confusing, Russ Meyer helpfully arranges for a one- woman nude Greek chorus to pop up at intervals to explain what's going on. Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

outdoor sex | sex | rape | murder | piranha | See All (78) »

Taglines:

"Nobody pulls 'em in, nobody pushes 'em out like Margot!" See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

X | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 December 1983 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Russ Meyer's Up  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Final film of Robert McLane. See more »

Quotes

The Ethopian Chef: I take good head.
Homer Johnson: Never had any bad head.
See more »

Connections

References Psycho (1960) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Raven Rules--the Prequel
16 January 2010 | by (the Pacific Northwest) – See all my reviews

This is something like the odd film out in Russ Meyer's later film career. In no way is it as well crafted as "Vixen", "The Supervixens" or "Beneath the Valley of the UltraVixens." Of course it's far superior to "Blacksnake," "The Seven Minuets," or "Beyond the Valley of the Dolls." As far as its "plot" is concerned, well, in order to have ANY appreciation of Russ Meyer films in general, you really can't be too concerned with the "plot" to begin with.

What makes this movie worth watching (especially if you're a hetero male) is Raven De La Croix in the role of Margo Winchester. This Beautiful-Busty-Lovely-Dynamo Brunette Chick is IT--the bottom (and TOP) line.

Actually, she's a little over-the-top, but that's part of her charm!

This is Raven's one and only movie for Meyer, and it's a shame that he didn't use her as much as he did Uschi Digart or Kitten Natividad. It is truly a shame that Raven didn't get as many featuring roles as she should have in the 70s and 80s.

As I said in another review, this movie makes for a fine half of a double feature with one of Raven's other movies, "The Lost Empire." You can watch them back to back believing that "Margo Winchester" is just an alias of "Whitestar."

It has been joked about that a remake of this film should be done. Well, only if we can get Salma Hayek to play the part of Margo.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Who is your favorite character in Up? chool
Where is Robert McLane now? chool
Oh... My... God!!! johnnycourageous
I love the Sexploitation genre but... starchild438
Paul + Margo! chool
Discuss Up! (1976) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?