When the overworked and stressed-out White House presidential shrink runs away, the CEA and the FBR scramble to retrieve him before he could be abducted by various competing foreign intelligence services.
Theodore J. Flicker
Oil company executive Wendell Runsler gets abducted by a liberation army group from the Middle East. Shrewd, handsome, and dashing private eye Derek Flint is hired to find Runsler. Flint ... See full summary »
Flint is again called out of retirement when his old boss finds that he seems to have missed three minutes while golfing with the president. Flint finds that the president has been replaced by an actor (Flint's line [with a wistful look] is "An Actor as President?") Flint finds that a group of women have banded together to take over the world through subliminal brainwashing in beauty salons they own.Written by
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A comment is made "What the hell is this? Sadie Hawkins day?". Sadie Hawkins Day is an annual event that occurs in the fiction world of Li'l Abner (and which was a popular theme for school dances in the sixties and seventies), the comic character written by Al Capp. In the comics, it is the day on which a footrace is held in the hillbilly town of Dogpatch between the community's eligible women and all the eligible bachelors. If a woman catches a man, he has to marry her. In popular culture, a Sadie Hawkins dance is a "backward" dance where the girl does everything from asking the boy to the dance to picking him up and taking him home. See more »
When Flint is first in Cramden's office, the fake-pencil eavesdropping device is lying broken on the floor, but the wire powering the little blinking light inside can be seen running across the carpet. See more »
[Flint is introduced to the four top women behind everything that has been happening]
But I know all of you ladies.
[Flint points to them in turn]
Fashions. Cosmetics. Publications. Communications. You're all very famous ladies. What you don't manage you control. What you don't control you, influence. What you don't influence you probably one day will inherit.
That's very well put Mr. Flint. Don't you agree ladies?
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Basically another in the endless series of Bond-knockoffs of the late 60's, the second Flynt movie (for some reason I keep missing the first one) is fun enough as a semi-parody. It's nowhere nearly as offensive/dumb as the Matt Helm stuff. Coburn makes a decent superman spy, although his lanky physique makes him look rather ungainly in the fight sequences (only Ted Danson looks more awkward). It's your basic Cold War type movie with some women who want to rule the world (and *oh the humanity* are betrayed by the military man they put their trust in, played by a fiendish Steve Inhat) tossed in.
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