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Unmasking the Idol (1986)

Duncan Jax is facing his most challenging mission ever, to save the world from evil terrorists!

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Ian Hunter ...
Duncan Jax
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Bud Browning ...
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Ronald Campbell ...
Goldtooth (as Ron Campbell)
Shakti Chen ...
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Male Prisoner (as Ed L. Grady)
David Hagar ...
Bugs' Guard
William Hicks ...
Whale (as William T. Hicks)
Theo Levine ...
U-Boat Skipper
Vernond Littleton ...
Bugs
Janet Nease ...
Echo
Lise Peterson ...
Gunner
Dan Spivey ...
Bullets (as Danny Spivey)
Shangtai Tuan ...
Sato
Typhoon ...
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Duncan Jax must stop the evil terrorist Scarlet Leader from acquiring nuclear bombs that could start WW3. Together with the trusty baboon, Boon, he takes on the almost impossible mission! He must steal the gold that Scarlet leader plans to use to purchase the weapons of destruction. Written by singen <singen@NOSPAM.eudoramail.com>

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One of the Great Bad Movies of the 80s
28 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Unmasking the Idol falls neatly into that category of "so bad it's good." The film is ideal for late night riffing - a la MST3K - with friends.

Like its sequel, the Order of the Black Eagle, Unmasking the Idol stars superspy Duncan Jax and his pet baboon. Unlike in the sequel, Duncan - who is a middle-aged white guy with a receding hairline - is not only a superspy, but the "world's greatest ninja." No, seriously.

There's too much great stuff here to name, from a cheesy James Bond theme song to a tepid red villain with a legion of hapless henchman. This is one of my favorite train wrecks, well worth going out of your way to see if you enjoy laughing at movies.

-- Daniel Roos film.ispwn.com


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