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Sex Monster (1963)

Las luchadoras contra el médico asesino (original title)
A mad scientist terrorizes a city by kidnapping young women with his ape-man Gomar and then using them as subjects in sadistic brain transplant experiments. A female wrestler whose sister ... See full summary »

Director:

René Cardona

Writer:

Alfredo Salazar (story and adaptation)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lorena Velázquez ... Gloria Venus
Armando Silvestre ... Armando Campos
Elizabeth Campbell Elizabeth Campbell ... Golden Rubi
Roberto Cañedo Roberto Cañedo ... Prof. Ruiz
Sonia Infante Sonia Infante ... Alicia
Chucho Salinas Chucho Salinas ... Chema
Chabela Romero Chabela Romero ... Carmela Camacho "Vendetta"
Martha 'Güera' Solís Martha 'Güera' Solís ... Wrestler
Magdalina Caballero Magdalina Caballero ... Wrestler
Tona La Tapatia Tona La Tapatia ... Wrestler (as Toña 'La Tapatia')
Irma Gonzales Irma Gonzales ... Wrestler (as Irma Gonzalez)
Jesús Murcielago Velázquez Jesús Murcielago Velázquez ... Marcado (as 'Murcielago' Velazquez)
Cavernario Galindo Cavernario Galindo ... Wrestler (as 'Cavernario' Galindo)
Reyes Oliva Reyes Oliva ... Wrestler
Raúl Reyes Raúl Reyes ... Wrestler
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Storyline

A mad scientist terrorizes a city by kidnapping young women with his ape-man Gomar and then using them as subjects in sadistic brain transplant experiments. A female wrestler whose sister was one of the victims swears vengeance against the Mad Doctor. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

24 May 1963 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Sex Monster See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Goofs

Obvious double for Lorena Velázquez in most fight scenes. See more »

Alternate Versions

The version entitled Rock 'n' Roll Wrestling Women Vs. the Aztec Ape has a rock and roll sound track replacing the original track See more »

Connections

Followed by Las mujeres panteras (1967) See more »

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Now this is more like it!
30 May 2005 | by horrorfilmxSee all my reviews

I recently (and reluctantly) posted a somewhat negative review of the Mexican classic BRAINIAC. Last night I watched DOCTOR OF DOOM and my faith has been restored! This is the kind of goofy fun I expect from old south of the border exploitation films. A mad scientist kidnaps women for brain transplant experiments! His henchman is a hulking guy with a gorilla brain in his skull! The detectives are trapped in one of those rooms with spiked walls that close in on you! Wrestling women who look like Laura Petrie on steroids save the day! Oh man, it doesn't get better than this. I especially liked the detective captain's sidekick, a little guy one of the women refers to as a "five foot lightning bolt." He's actually funny and engaging. At one point he faces nearly certain doom and radios his girl friend for help. If she doesn't hurry, he says, they'll never walk down the aisle together. "Don't talk like that, small hero!" she responds, "I'll be there like white lightning!" I felt like I'd been drinking white lightning while I watched this. Check it out!


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