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Flareup (1969)

PG-13 | | Thriller | 1970 (Italy)
Psycho stalks go-go dancer from Las Vegas to L.A.

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James Neilson

Writer:

Mark Rodgers
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Raquel Welch ... Michele
James Stacy ... Joe Brodnek
Luke Askew ... Alan Moris
Don Chastain ... Lieutenant Manion
Ron Rifkin ... Sailor
Jean Byron ... Jerri Benton (as Jeane Byron)
Pat Delany Pat Delany ... Iris (as Pat Delaney)
Sandra Giles Sandra Giles ... Nikki
Kay Peters Kay Peters ... Lee
Joe Billings Joe Billings ... Lloyd Seibert
Carol-Jean Thompson Carol-Jean Thompson ... Jackie
Mary Charlotte Wilcox ... Tora (as Mary Wilcox)
Carl Byrd Carl Byrd ... Sgt. Newcomb
Steve Conte ... Lt. Franklin
Tom Fadden ... Mr. Willows
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Psycho stalks go-go dancer from Las Vegas to L.A.

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Most men want to love her... One man wants to kill her!

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Rated PG-13 for some elements of violence, sexuality, drug abuse and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1970 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Danger See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA See more »

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GMF See more »
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Mono

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Color (Metrocolor)
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Trivia

Scenes of Los Angeles go-go club where Raquel Welch's character works were shot at The Losers, a La Cienga Blvd. strip club where sexploitation filmmaker Russ Meyer recruited such stars as Tura Satana, Haji and Erica Gavin. See more »

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Featured in Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) See more »

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Flareup
Lyrics by Lenny Adelson
Music by Les Baxter
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Campy Fun From Beginning to End
6 February 2003 | by HoohawnaynaySee all my reviews

If you love camp as much as I do, then you will love "Flareup". From the opening credits we know it's a camp fest by the gyrating "go-go" dancer doing the boogaloo around the credits. Opening scene at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas is great, with Raquel and two friends having lunch "al fresco". The hairstyle on the one friend looks as though it needs a building permit. She immediately gets shot by her ex-boyfriend (maybe he thought the hair-do was a little too much as well). He then turns on Raquel (whom he blames for the breakup) and spends the rest of the movie trying to kill her. If you love location shooting then dig all the groovy shots of Las Vegas and Los Angeles before they made both towns into an overbuilt, gaudy mecca that both cities are today. What sends this movie over the top is when Raquel mounts a horse and practically dislocates her head from the throwing back and forth of her mane of hair. AND THIS WAS BEFORE PROZAC! I loved every second of this movie, it has more entertainment value than anything I've seen in the past 10 years.


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