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Writer (WGA):
Andy Sidaris (written by)
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Release Date:
March 1987 (USA) See more »
This Ain't No Hula! See more »
Two drug enforcement agents are killed on a private Hawaiian island. Donna and Taryn, two operatives for The Agency... See more » | Add synopsis »
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An intellectual classic and a must see for all conspiracy theorists! See more (24 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Ronn Moss ... Rowdy Abilene
Dona Speir ... Donna
Hope Marie Carlton ... Taryn
Harold Diamond ... Jade

Rodrigo Obregón ... Seth Romero (as Rodrigo Obregon)
Cynthia Brimhall ... Edy
Patty Duffek ... Pattycakes
Wolf Larson ... J.J. Jackson
Lory Green ... Rosie

Rustam Branaman ... Kimo
David DeShay ... Ashley
Michael A. Andrews ... Michael / Michele (as Michael Andrews)
Kwan Hi Lim ... Henry
Joseph Hieu ... Bobby / Sumo Coach / Karate Villain
Peter Bromilow ... Mr. Chang
Richard LePore ... Dickson

Glen Chin ... Earring
Shawne Zarubica ... Charlotte
Joey Meran ... Joey
Bryn George ... Sumo Wrestler
Hideo Su'a ... Sumo Wrestler
Jamie Searle ... Jamie
Choya Pennington ... Chang's Guard
Sue Don Lubin ... Beautiful Blonde
Larry Don Lubin ... Handsome Man
Viviane Brahms ... Sexy Waitress
Maurice Brahms ... Bar Customer
John Dunne ... Shades
Colleen Nakasone ... Colleen
Mike McKenzie ... Don Merryman

Darrell Davis ... Billy Marvis (as Craig Davis)
Ralph Riskin ... Yacht Captain
Erick Schrum ... Soul Food Lover
Ross Simeona ... Soul Food Lover
Yukon King ... Cat
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Russell Howell ... Skater (uncredited)

Cheryl Johnson ... (uncredited)

Andy Sidaris ... Whitey the TV director (uncredited)
Christian Drew Sidaris ... Bob's Lean Boy delivery man (uncredited)

Directed by
Andy Sidaris 
Writing credits
Andy Sidaris (written by)

Produced by
Tina Scott .... associate producer
Arlene Sidaris .... producer
Original Music by
Gary Stockdale 
Cinematography by
Howard Wexler (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Michael Haight 
Production Design by
Sal Grasso 
Peter Munneke 
Costume Design by
Makeup Department
Richard Jerins .... hair stylist
Richard Jerins .... makeup artist
Loretta Jody Miller .... assistant makeup artist (as Jody Miller)
Production Management
Harmon Lougher .... executive in charge of production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
H.M. Freedman .... first assistant director
Christian Drew Sidaris .... second assistant director
Art Department
Mike Barron .... carpenter
Russell Frazier .... assistant property master
Mark Haskins .... property master
Sound Department
Larry Marks .... sound mixer
Robert Schmidt .... sound editor
Erick Schrum .... boom operator
Neil Wolfson .... sound mixer
Special Effects by
Richard Keppel .... model builder: helicopter (uncredited)
Lance Carstens .... aerial stunts
Russell Howell .... stunts: skateboarding
John Thorp .... stunt coordinator: aerial stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Aaron Caughran .... assistant camera
Steve Gehrke .... still photographer
Eric J. Goldstein .... assistant camera (as Eric Goldstein)
Harmon Lougher .... director of photography: second unit
Irene Schonwit .... assistant camera
Dave Turner .... grip
John Vecchio .... gaffer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alexa Sidaris .... assistant costumer
Editorial Department
Kevin Michaels .... assistant editor
Music Department
Kevin Klingler .... music supervisor
Other crew
Steve Gehrke .... senior production assistant
Pat Gor .... production assistant (as Pat Oor)
David Hadder .... production assistant (as Dave Hadder)
Jimmy Hadder .... production assistant
Joseph Hieu .... martial arts choreographer: karate
Richard Keppel .... operator: model helicopter
Gabrielle Longhi .... production assistant
Frederick Luff .... conceptioneering creature design
Beverly Mulconery .... production coordinator
Beverly Mulconery .... script supervisor
Bill Pryor .... executive consultant
Douglas E. Reeves .... pilot
Beebe Smilow .... location accountant
Eric Swanson .... production assistant
Ellen Jones Pryor .... weapon designer: rocket gun (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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96 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

The yacht of the villain, Mr. Chang, belonged to Glen A. Larson in real life.See more »
Continuity: Jade and Rowdy are in a jeep when the tire is shot out with a shotgun. Somehow Jade is also injured, even though it's clear that the villain only shot at the tire. Additionally, after Jade and Rowdy dispatch said villain and drive off, the tire that was shot out is not flat.See more »
Jade:My first wife used to mow the lawn stark naked.
Rowdy Abilene:What'd your neighbors say?
Jade:They said I married her for her money.
Rowdy Abilene:[laughs, pause] Did you?
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40 out of 43 people found the following review useful.
An intellectual classic and a must see for all conspiracy theorists!, 23 March 1999
Author: woodpile-2 from Guadelamolokai, Mexicali

This non-fiction masterpiece retells the riveting true story of two beautiful government super-agents, their pet snake & a diabolical criminal plot, the implications of which will surely send chills down your spine.

The safety of the free world is at stake as the evil Dr. Chang and his wily henchmen plot to flood the Hawaiian economy with drugs and diamonds. Only Donna & Taryn, two of the greatest agents this government has ever known, stand in the way. Armed only with nunchuks and throwing stars and with the help of their little reptile friend and his venom, specially engineered toxins derived from the diseased blood of cancerous rats, the two foxy ladies and the two secret super studs, Rowdie and Jade, embark upon their dangerous mission.

Will our heroes be able to stop these nefarious villains and save the world? Only through hot tub strategy sessions and with the help of Rowdie & Jade's "Trunk of Toys" will our heroes prevail.

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