Black Scorpion (1995)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bradford Tatum ...
Dr. Goddard
Kimberley Roberts ...
Kyle Fredericks ...
Veronica / Tender Lovin'
Michael Russo
E-Z Street
Randall Shiro Ideishi ...
Tong Leader


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 <>

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justice has a nasty sting.


Action | Crime | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, sexuality and some language | See all certifications »




Release Date:

22 August 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Roger Corman Presents 'Black Scorpion'  »

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Did You Know?


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 »


Teenage Runaway: Man, I liked her boots!
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Followed by Black Scorpion II: Aftershock (1997) See more »


Techno Nights
Written by Michael Sutton
Published by Roger & Julie Music (ASCAP) and Mibren 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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