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Black Scorpion (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Crime | Sci-Fi  -  22 August 1995 (USA)
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A female "BATMAN" with a strong story, intriguing characters, good action pacing... and several opportunities for sex.

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Storyline

Darcy is a cop who is also a supehero named Black Scorpion at night who kicks and beats evildoers to a pulp. She soon catches wind of an asthmatic mad scientist who plans on tainting the city's air supply with a toxin. Only Darcy in her superhero garb can stop him with the assistance of a petty thief named Argyle and a really cool car. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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justice has a nasty sting.

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Action | Crime | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for violence, sexuality and some language | See all certifications »
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22 August 1995 (USA)  »

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Roger Corman Presents 'Black Scorpion'  »

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Throughout the movie, Darcy's boots (when dressed as Black Scorpion) change from high heels to flat during fights and other demanding movements. See more »

Quotes

Darcy Walker: [a homeless man holds the clothes of Black Scorpion] Do you mind if I take those?
Homeless man: No. I'll just keep lookin' for the naked lady.
[as Darcy walks away]
Homeless man: I was joking, lady!
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Followed by Black Scorpion II: Aftershock (1997) See more »

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Luncheon
Written by Nat Freedberg
Performed by The Upper Crust
Published by Mustard Gas Music (BMI)
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High camp good fun
20 March 2003 | by (WI) – See all my reviews

This movie will not be considered for an academy award, but if you enjoy a movie that doesn't take itself seriously and just wants the viewer to enjoy for ninety mins it is not a disappointment. You'll enjoy a send up of Darth Vader for the villain (the breather), a female Batman for the heroine (but much cuter with much less costume), and a running joke that involves cigarettes and the police captain that's very funny. Not by any means a great cinematic achievement. But if you enjoy campy fun it was worth a viewing. God help me, I liked it.


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