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Three Giant Men (1973)

3 dev adam (original title)
Istanbul is being terrorized by a crime wave, and the police call in American superhero Sergent America and Mexican wrestler Santo to put a stop to it.

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Deniz Erkanat
Yavuz Selekman ...
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Dogan Tamer
Mine Sun
Altan Günbay
Ersun Kazançel
Hasan Ceylan
Osman Han
Aysen Taskin
Mahmut Gülay
Ali Ekdal
Niyazi Vanli
Alev Bora
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Istanbul is being terrorized by a crime wave, and the police call in American superhero Sergent America and Mexican wrestler Santo to put a stop to it.

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Captain America and Mexican wrestler Santo battle an evil Spiderman in Istanbuhl. * Warning! Not suitable for children!
12 October 1999 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Priceless statues are being stolen all over Istanbuhl(?). Looks like the work of that infamous, murdering Spiderman. The police call in special outside help in Captain America from the United States and the legendary Mexican wrestler Santo.

It's anyone's guess why Spidey's turned to a life of crime, what the significance of all the stolen art is, or if those are his bangs or his eyebrows sticking out of the holes in his mask. He's also traded-in his web-shooters for a slick little switch-blade,and can quickly clone himself if he's killed (that part gets real tiresome after a while). Captain America is missing his trusty shield and Santo's wrestling skills resemble Flintstone judo.

In fact, nothing seems to make sense at all in this live-action cartoon that makes Tim Burton's 'Batman' look as tame as the 60's TV series. Dozens of people are killed needlessly, sudden jump-cuts take you to sleazy strip clubs, and there's a love scene that's interrupted by the Mr. Rogers' puppets. Even worse, it's all in Turkish. No version in English or English subtitles is available. I'm not painting a pretty pictures here, I know. But I can say it is, without a doubt , one of the BIGGEST film oddities the world over.


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