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Underworld (1985)

 -  Action | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  18 April 1986 (USA)
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When high class hooker Nicole is kidnapped from her brothel, Rich businessman Hugo Motherskille hires her ex love Roy Bain to find her. Investigating the disappearance, he eventually finds ... See full summary »

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Dr. Savary
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Hugo Motherskille
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Roy Bain
Nicola Cowper ...
Nicole
Irina Brook ...
Bianca
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Fluke
Brian Croucher ...
Darling
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Pepperdine
Trevor Thomas ...
Ricardo
Clive Panto ...
Abbott
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Buchanan
Candy Davis ...
Barmaid
Karen Gould ...
Dancer
Jeanette Landry ...
Dancer
Mark West ...
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When high class hooker Nicole is kidnapped from her brothel, Rich businessman Hugo Motherskille hires her ex love Roy Bain to find her. Investigating the disappearance, he eventually finds traces that lead to Dr. Savary, who has produced a strange white powder that's coveted by a race of deformed human beings who live in the underworld in the sewers below the city. Written by Anonymous

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A horrible experiment. A criminal empire. One thing in common...


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Truly, Truly Awful
28 May 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Even with a few decent Brit actors (Lamb, Malik and Phil Davis in a minor role) a good one (Berkoff) and Denholm Elliott as a mad slightly effeminate doctor the acting was just so wooden and should have been much better - the dialogue was clichéd and seemed to be like a very bad 40's Film Noir B movie (everyone was doing a very bad Cagney impersonation) and every sentence said to the main character had to end in "Roy"

But wait!! It gets worse! - The soundtrack was just so bad - Whoever was responsible seemed to think he was Vangelis but was more like Vangelis' mum and TBH she would have been a better choice - It just had the feel of a bad 80s pop video and I kept expecting Meat Loaf to jump out and start warbling - gave it 2/10 and that was only because I got this for free and Meat Loaf WASN'T in it.

I recommended getting a tooth pulled - it's more entertaining and less painful - don't waste your time with this :)


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