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A bad ESP syndicate is planning to kill world leaders through mental telepathy. The good guys are a top secret group called ESPY and they're in charge of stopping the killer psychics.

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Jun Fukuda

Writers:

Sakyo Komatsu (novel), Ei Ogawa
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hiroshi Fujioka ... Yoshio Tamura
Kaoru Yumi Kaoru Yumi ... Maria Harada
Masao Kusakari Masao Kusakari ... Jirou Miki
Yûzô Kayama ... Houjo
Tomisaburô Wakayama ... Ulrov
Katsumasa Uchida Katsumasa Uchida ... Gorou Tatsumati
Steve Green Steve Green ... Baltonia Prime Minister
Eiji Okada ... Salabad
Gorô Mutsumi Gorô Mutsumi ... Godnof
Jimmy Shaw ... Godnof (as Jimmy Show)
Chico Lourant Chico Lourant ... United Nations negotiation committee member A (as Chico Roland)
Annest Harness Annest Harness ... United Nations negotiation committee member B
Andrew Hughes Andrew Hughes ... PB
Willie Dorsey Willie Dorsey ... Abdullah
Hatsuo Yamaya ... Bohl
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A bad ESP syndicate is planning to kill world leaders through mental telepathy. The good guys are a top secret group called ESPY and they're in charge of stopping the killer psychics.

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Alternate Versions

In the original Japanese cut, Yoshio is bound to a chair while a black man in his underwear lusts after Maria, then rips off her top. Yoshio then psychically rips out the mans tongue, so he wears a surgical mask while recovering during a later attack. See more »

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Cheetah the wonder dog!
16 July 1999 | by RovinSee all my reviews

This film is interesting in that it covers some of the same territory as Scanners (psycho-kinetic empowered mutants who are outcasts in human society) as well as containing a touch of Star Wars and the Force (Kenobi-like ESP guru) before either of those movies were made. At times the dialogue is laughable, at other times it is rather profound (especially in the last speech by the villain). Goofy too (watch for the black heavy who dresses like Shaft but wears a white surgical mask that is never explained--at least in the dubbed version). Or the guy trapped in the car who uses his gun to shoot at the door lock--not the window--to escape.

Cheetah the german shepherd (and wonder dog) steals the show.


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

28 December 1974 (Japan) See more »

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E.S.P./Spy See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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