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The Pumaman (1980)

L'uomo puma (original title)
Low-budget film about a young man given a mystical medallion by an Aztec shaman, in order to become a puma-empowered champion like his father before him. In trying to initially locate the ... See full summary »

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Kobras (as Donald Pleasance)
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Vadinho (as Miguel Angel Fuentes)
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Silvano Tranquilli ...
Ambassador Dobson
Benito Stefanelli ...
Rankin, Kobras' Lieutenant
Guido Lollobrigida ...
Kobras Thug with Moustache
Peter Cellier ...
Museum Curator
Geoffrey Copleston ...
Sir George Bradley (as Jeffrey Coppleston)
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Low-budget film about a young man given a mystical medallion by an Aztec shaman, in order to become a puma-empowered champion like his father before him. In trying to initially locate the young man, the shaman has the nasty habit of pushing candidates out of windows to test them ("Nope, not him.") Written by Derek Chong <d2chong@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>

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The film was released in Spain in Sevilla (April/81). Later, was released in Madrid (July/81) and other provinces. See more »

Goofs

Just before Tony flies the second time, Vadinho rolls his eyes. In a closer shot, when Tony lifts his cape up, Vadinho is looking straight ahead. See more »

Quotes

Jane Dobson: I've never seen anybody make love in the air before!
Prof. Tony Farms: But that's how you make little puma men.
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Soundtracks

L'Uomo Puma (Puma Man Theme)
Written and Performed by Renato Serio And His Orchestra
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Vadinho, The True Hero
5 June 2001 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Vadinho, Aztec High Priest, should be the Pumaman, not that idiot Tony Farms. Throughout the movie, Vadinho proves himself worthy of the title of hero. He is the one who knows what is going on most of the time. The only thing Tony (aka Pumaman) does is bounce around and distract the villains. As far as I'm concerned, Tony is as good alive as dead. The only time Tony was ever effective at confusing the villains was when he WAS dead!

Secondly, Vadinho's character is much better than Tony's. Tony is a whiner, crying and sobbing about every little problem. Vadinho, on the other hand, takes each difficulty with pride and grace. Never once does he lose his temper.

Another reason Vadinho should be the Pumaman? He actually believes the religion. I'm surprised Tony even knew of Aztec religion. Vadinho, the HIGH FREAKIN' PRIEST, is not worthy of the title Pumaman, but Mr. Sarcastic American gets it handed to him? I don't think so! I think Mr. Alberto De Martino needs to get a nasty letter for this movie. What does he have against the Aztec?!


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