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Deadlier Than the Male (1967)

Approved | | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 12 February 1967 (UK)
British agent Bulldog Drummond is assigned to stop a master criminal who uses beautiful women to do his killings.

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British agent Bulldog Drummond is assigned to stop a master criminal who uses beautiful women to do his killings.

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The title 'Deadlier Than the Male' is a literary reference to a 1911 poem by Rudyard Kipling 'The Female of the Species' which reads: "The female of the species must be deadlier than the male". The title also references Herman C. McNeile (aka Sapper)'s earlier 'Bulldog Drummond' novel, 'The Female of the Species' which was filmed as Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (1937). See more »

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The gate to the castle is seen falling second before the car runs into it. See more »

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Carl Petersen: My dears, Mr. Drummond is trying to provoke me.
Penelope: He can provoke me... anytime.
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Follows 13 Lead Soldiers (1948) See more »

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Deadlier Than the Male
By John Franz and Scott Walker (as Scott Engel)
Sung by The Walker Brothers
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An excellent, stylish, detective/spy film.
1 October 1998 | by See all my reviews

This entry into the world of the 1960s spy genre is one of the best. Due to its witty screenplay, with some great dialogue, and its great visual direction, this film stands out above any of the Matt Helm series or other European films. The two female leads, Elke Sommer and Sylva Koscina are perfect, as are Nigel Green and Richard Johnson. I highly recommend this film is you are into fun adventure, told with tongue-in-cheek style.


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