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The Million Eyes of Sumuru (1967)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure | 17 May 1967 (USA)
Sumuru is a beautiful but evil woman who plans world domination by having her sexy all-female army eliminate male leaders and replace them with her female agents.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tommy Carter
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Colonel Baisbrook
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the Slave of Sumuru / Louise
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the Slave of Sumuru / Mikki
Ursula Rank ...
the Slave of Sumuru / Erna
Krista Nell ...
the Slave of Sumuru / Zoe
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Helga
Paul Chang ...
Inspector Koo
Essie Huang ...
Kitty
Jon Fong ...
Colonel Medika
Denise Davreux ...
the Slave of Sumuru / Sumuru Guard
Mary Cheng ...
the Slave of Sumuru / Sumuru Guard
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Storyline

Frankie Avalon and George Nader (that guy from "The Robot Monster") are a couple of wise-cracking, swingin' secret agents. Their enemy is Shirley Eaton as Su-Muru, who plans to remove all of the men who are currently in power and replace them with her army of women, most of who are shown in skimpy (for 1967) bikinis or mini skirts, and who can all perform complex tasks such as break a man's neck with their thighs. Avalon and Nader make "friends" with several members of Su-Maru's army, then invade with the local army and kill the rest of them. Written by Robert Stanfield <rstanf1@tandy.com>

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She is the most sadistic, diabolical... woman who ever lived... See more »

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17 May 1967 (USA)  »

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The 1000 Eyes of Su-Muru  »

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(Technicolor) (as Technicolor®)

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2.35 : 1
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The Million Eyes of Sumuru inspired riot grrrl musician Lois Maffeo to adopt Bikini Kill as a band name. She and her friend Margaret Doherty used the name for a one-off performance where they donned faux fur punk cave girl costumes. Tobi Vail liked the name and appropriated it for the iconic punk group after Maffeo settled on the band name Cradle Robbers. See more »

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Sumuru: I have a million eyes... For I am Sumuru!
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Die Diamantenhölle am Mekong
(uncredited)
written by Martin Böttcher
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A 1960s time-capsule
19 November 2001 | by See all my reviews

Silly as this movie may be, it does evoke a certain aspect of 1960s culture, so if you're nostalgic for beehive hair-dos, go-go boots, narrow neckties, white lipstick, etc -- sit back and enjoy. The plot and acting here are beneath notice but the pace is snappy and it does have a few oddball moment of note. See Frankie Avalon acting tough and throwing a hand grenade! See Wilfred Hyde-White slumming it! See George Nader in chains being whipped by Shirley Eaton! This whipping scene, in fact, is the movie's highlight. Not only does a bare-chested Nader look pretty good for a man in his mid-40s, but note that his belt is unbuckled. Did the wicked Su-muru plan to pull down his pants after the whipping? Inquiring minds want to know!


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