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Malibu Express (1985)

A smooth-talking private eye is assigned the task of investigating who is behind the hi-tech computer technology leaks to the Russians.

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Smooth-talking Texan sexy cowboy and ambitious private investigator Cody Abilene is assigned by the cryptic Contessa Luciana with the task of watching over the eccentric and well-off Lady Lillian Chamberlain after following up on a lead. In the meantime, an elusive traitor and a serious threat to National security is acting as a courier stealing state-of-the-art computer technology right under the government's nose and selling it back to the Russians. Inevitably, the bodies will soon start piling up as the inconspicuous Cody who infiltrates the luxurious Chamberlain's villa in Bel-Air will unearth a family member's involvement with a project led by the nefarious computer magnate Jonathan Harper. Without a doubt, someone wants desperately Cody dead, however, between murder, blackmail and espionage, good old Cody will always help any woman in distress because after all, there will always be knights in the world. Written by Nick Riganas

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An exciting adventure comedy where beautiful women are the tough guys and sexuality their strongest weapon! See more »


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March 1985 (USA)  »

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Expresso Malibu  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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Generally considered to be the initial Andy Sidaris and Christian Drew Sidaris "L.E.T.H.A.L. Ladies" or "Girls with Guns"-series film despite being the only installment with no major characters or cast members who reappear in future chapters. Continuity is provided in Hard Ticket to Hawaii (1987) when the character of Rowdy Abilene, played by Ronn Moss, is said to be the brother of Cody Abilene, played by Darby Hinton in this film. See more »

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Cody's car does not have license plates. He would never get away with this. See more »

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Cody Abilene: We need this film developed.
Rodney, the Photographer: Sure, no problem.
Cody Abilene: Oh, by the way, it doesn't have to be good. Just fast.
Rodney, the Photographer: Fast, not good. Huh. Sounds like most men I know.
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Dedicated to Jack Smilow. See more »

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Not a good start
8 September 2006 | by See all my reviews

Although "Malibu Express" is officially the first film in the Andy Sidaris "Bullets, Bombs and Babes" series, it's clear that he still hadn't perfected the formula that would dominate his later work. The film has a male lead, and most of the women are portrayed as nymphos / sex objects. Of course, I know that in an Andy Sidaris film the women have a tendency to remove their clothes at the drop of a hat, but they also have a tendency to shoot people, blow things up, etc. Apart from one scene, of a crackshot policewoman embarrassing the hero who is a lousy shot, there is none of that in "Malibu Express": in other words, there is no empowerment to balance the exploitation. The film is a low-rent cross between James Bond, "Smokey and the Bandit" (country music, hicks and car races) and Agatha Christie (there is a murder in a household and everybody is a suspect). It's really not very good - Sybil Danning's exceptional body is one of the few redeeming virtues - but I guess it's better than "Howling II", where Sybil's body was the only redeeming virtue. (**)


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