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Mari-Cookie and the Killer Tarantula (1998)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror | Video 1998
When two people have disappeared, the mysterious Tarantula is suspected.

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(as Jess Franco)

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(English dialogue), (as Jess Franco)
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Credited cast:
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Mari Cookie / Tarantula
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Tere
Amber Newman ...
Amy
Analía Ivars ...
Queen Vicious
Robert King ...
Martin
Pedro Temboury ...
Chuck Morrison (as Peter Temboury)
Mavi Tienda ...
Leona Tarantino
Rachel Sheppard ...
Midwife
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kurro Maiden ...
Asaltante (voice)
George Martinez ...
Chauffeur
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When two people have disappeared, the mysterious Tarantula is suspected.

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Eight Legs to Love You  »

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On the Sub Rosa DVD, after the FBI Warning, there is a MARI Warning: "Tarantula provides the penalty of bondage and castration for unauthorized reproduction, distribution of exhibition of Mari Cookie and the Killer Tarantula video tapes of video discs. Criminal copyright infringement is investigated by Sheriff Marga and may constitute a penalty of up to five years of turning her on and/or a lifetime of servitude in Tarantula's lair." See more »

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Sheriff Marga: Men are weak and false.
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Big Toxic
by Lazy Sundays
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The downfall of Jess Franco
25 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

Killer Barbies (1996) was a half decent film (thanks to the band of the same name and Santiago Segura) but even then one could see that Senor Franco was starting to lose his touch. Since then his films have become exponentially worse. Everything that fans liked about Franco movies has been thrown out. All that is left is an Indecipherable mess of gawky ex-scream queens, awful Subterfuge grunge music and pathetic product placement (T-shirts, posters on the wall, etc), cheapo video effects, flacid nude scenes and some very poor acting. No knew Howard Vernons to be found here, I'm afraid, and as for a Soledad Miranda - forget it. "Mari-Cookie and the Killer Tarantula" is not barely watchable - its totally unwatchable.


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