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Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs (1966)

Le spie vengono dal semifreddo (original title)
Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 9 November 1966 (USA)
Disgraced SIC agent Bill Dexter teams up with bumbling doormen Franco and Ciccio to stop Dr. Goldfoot from using his bikini-clad robot girls to blow up high-ranking NATO generals, igniting a war between Russia and America.

Director:

Mario Bava

Writers:

Franco Castellano (screenplay) (as Castellano), Giuseppe Moccia (screenplay) (as Pipolo) | 5 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
Vincent Price ... Dr. Goldfoot / General Willis
Fabian ... Bill Dexter
Franco Franchi ... Franco
Ciccio Ingrassia ... Ciccio
Francesco Mulè ... Colonel Doug Benson (as Francesco Mulé)
Laura Antonelli ... Rosanna
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Storyline

Dr. Goldfoot once again plots to take over the world by using female robots designed to blow up high-ranking generals of NATO countries, starting a war between Russia and America. It's up to disgraced SIC agent Bill Dexter to stop Goldfoot. Written by Woodyanders

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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MONA - features a very short fuse... GEORGIE - delayed action, but plenty of it... SALLY - incendiary model, too hot to handle... PEACHES - torpedo type... DODIE - latest anti-personnel type - but very 'personal' when triggered... NIKKI - for general purposes... See more »


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Trivia

Actor Vincent Price plays multiple-roles in this movie including Dr. Goldfoot, General Willis and even in one scene is seen in drag. See more »

Goofs

The opening of this film describes the plot as another attempt by Dr. Goldfoot to conquer the world. But in the first film in the sequence, "Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine," Dr. Goldfoot was using his bikini-clad robots only to romance rich men and bilk them out of their fortunes, not to conquer the world. See more »

Quotes

Bill Dexter: That's not Rosanna. That's a jigsaw puzzle.
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Connections

Spoofs The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Bang Bang Kissene
(Appears in the Italian version)
Written by Ebe De Paulis (as De Paulis), Franco Castellano (as Castellano) and Giuseppe Moccia (as Pipolo)
Sung by Franco Franchi
Recorded on Ester Records
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Makes the first film look like Citizen Kane
27 November 2012 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

The first movie was not what I call a good movie, but it did have a certain campiness and fun to it. This sequel however is just a weird mess in almost every way. The only redeeming qualities were the beautiful girls and especially Vincent Price's more expanded and deliciously arch performance. In regard to Price, Dr Gooldfoot and the Girl Bombs is arguably his worst film(though Green Hell and Story of Mankind are just as poor as well) but he being Price looks as though he was at least he was enjoying himself, though I read somewhere that that wasn't the case. Nothing else however works. The production values look as though that each one came from different films altogether, and it looks cheap, further disadvantaged by some very haphazard editing. In regards to the score, I am going to take a guess and say that the film at some point was re-scored. If that was the case, it didn't work as the music doesn't fit the film at all. The script is poor, with the comedy very ill-judged and everything else has a very overly-corny tone. The story feels padded, and has nothing surprising or exciting. Mario Bava's direction indicates that he was completely out of his depth, because he directs as though he didn't have a clue of what he was doing. Apart from Price, the acting is terrible. Fabian is really bland and looks lost, but what truly sinks Dr Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs is the double act Ciccio and Franco, mugging and grimacing with no charm, genuine comic timing or grace whatsoever. The pratfalls they do here are also hopelessly contrived. All in all, a weird and disappointingly messy film that makes the heavily flawed but somewhat entertaining first film look like Citizen Kane. 2/10 Bethany Cox


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Release Date:

9 November 1966 (USA) See more »

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Roma, Lazio, Italy See more »

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1.85 : 1
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