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The Pumaman (1980)
"L'uomo puma" (original title)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Walter George Alton ...
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Kobras (as Donald Pleasance)
Miguel Ángel Fuentes ...
Vadinho (as Miguel Angel Fuentes)
Sydne Rome ...
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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14 February 1980 (Italy)  »

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ESP 32,913,166 (Spain) (2 July 1999)
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Star Donald Pleasence once cited this as the worst film he had ever been in. See more »

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The "stone" wall of Kobras' lair gives very noticeably when Puma Man throws two goons into it. See more »

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Kobras: There is often more truth in legend than in history.
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The spirit of Ed Wood lives on!
31 July 2007 | by (East of Eden) – See all my reviews

A bunch of Aztec aliens make a tremendous navigation error in a giant flying humbug, in a deep north American accent, deposit a mind-controlling mask on what appears to be Stonehenge, England, now with a nice coastal view. To look after this, the fabled "Puma man" (constantly miss-pronounced, rather aptly, as "poo-ma man" ) is entrusted to prevent it from falling into evil hands. Alas, a team of archaeologists in bondage gear find the mask and set off on world domination.

Need I go on? Nothing in this movie makes sense. Who cares if the hero's sidekick pushed a bunch of Americans to their deaths for no obvious reason! Poo-ma man's powers include dangling in front of London's skyline, posing like a squirrel and leaping around with 80's synthesized "boing" noises, and walking through walls - all the abilities you would expect from your average south-American feral wildcat.

Oh what's the point of going on. This movie is so bad, it bounces off the bottom depths of the chasm of suckness back up into the realms of inadvertent hysteria. Cue 80's disco music and, "Poo- ma man, he flies like a mor-on!"


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