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Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965)

Approved | | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 6 November 1965 (USA)
Skirt-chasing SIC agent Craig Gamble and millionaire bachelor Todd Armstrong set out to foil mad scientist Dr. Goldfoot's plot to use his army of bikini-clad robots to seduce wealthy men into signing over their assets.

Director:

Norman Taurog

Writers:

Elwood Ullman (screenplay), Robert Kaufman (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent Price ... Dr. Goldfoot
Frankie Avalon ... Craig Gamble
Dwayne Hickman ... Todd Armstrong
Susan Hart ... Diane
Jack Mullaney ... Igor
Fred Clark ... D.J. Pevney
Patti Chandler ... Robot
Mary Hughes ... Robot
Salli Sachse ... Robot
Luree Holmes Luree Holmes ... Robot
Sue Hamilton Sue Hamilton ... Robot
Laura Nicholson Laura Nicholson ... Robot
Marianne Gaba Marianne Gaba ... Robot
China Lee ... Robot
Issa Arnal Issa Arnal ... Robot
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Storyline

Dr. Goldfoot plans on taking over the world with his beautiful female robots, who seduce rich and powerful men. Robot #11/Diane is sent after millionaire Todd Armstrong. Secret agent Craig Gamble tries to stop the plot but ends up in the torture chamber with Armstrong. The parody of "The Pit and the Pendulium" is the highlight of the film which also includes bits by Annette Funicello, Harvey Lembeck and Deborah Walley. Written by alfiehitchie

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Get in on this fantastic plot to control the World's wealth... put your financial future in the evil grasping hands of "DR. GOLDFOOT and the BIKINI MACHINE". It turns out bouncing broads, beautiful babes and bundles and bundles of BOODLE! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

MGM Studios [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 November 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dr. Goldfoot and his Bikini Machine See more »

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Budget:

$300,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Pathécolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This was made and released quickly, coming out only about a year after the James Bond film Goldfinger (1964) was released in the US. It parodies certain elements of the Bond film, particularly its title. See more »

Goofs

When Craig comes to Todd's rescue in the Doctor's dungeon, Todd shouts instructions to him. A moment later, as Craig unties Todd, he removes a gag that is preventing him from speaking. See more »

Quotes

Diane: Coffee, Tea or Loving?
D.J. Pevney: What do you think?
[to Craig and Todd]
D.J. Pevney: Fellas, the minute I saw this little Austrian cookie, it was love at first sight.
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits start with a pair of golden slippers, where the gold liquifies and forms the various credits and animations. See more »

Connections

Edited from Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

The Bikini Machine
Words and Music by by Guy Hemric & Jerry Styner
Performed by The Supremes
Through the courtesy of Motown Record Corporation
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Silly Sexploitation
19 June 2004 | by EmperorNortonIISee all my reviews

"Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine" is one of those campy'60s movies that are, basically, an excuse to show bikini-clad girls in a movie. Vincent Price stars as the mad scientist Dr. Goldfoot, with an insane plan to rob all the world's richest men. Frankie Avalon plays a bumbling secret agent trying to foil Dr. Goldfoot's evil scheme, and even pokes fun at his "Beach Blanket" history. This movie has a ridiculous story, but it has some good qualities. For one thing, the animated opening credit sequence is fun and eye-catching. For another, the chase scene is a good laugh. And, if nothing else, is has better production values than its sequel, "Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs"!


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