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Cleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold (1975)

R | | Action | 11 July 1975 (USA)
When fellow operatives (and childhood friends) Matthew Johnson and Melvin Johnson disappear during an undercover mission in Hong Kong, Cleopatra Jones (Tamara Dobson) travels there to find ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Bail (as Chuck Bail)

Writers:

Max Julien (characters), William Tennant
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The film is a remake of the 1973 version starring Tamara Dobson.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tamara Dobson ... Cleopatra Jones
Stella Stevens ... Bianca Javin / Dragon Lady
Ni Tien ... Mi Ling Fong (as Tanny)
Norman Fell ... Stanley Nagel
Albert Popwell ... Matthew Johnson
Caro Kenyatta Caro Kenyatta ... Melvin Johnson
Shen Chan ... Soo Da Chen (as Chan Shen)
Christopher Hunt Christopher Hunt ... Mendez
Chen Chi Lin ... Madalyna (as Lin Chen Chi)
Locke Hua Liu ... Tony (as Liu Loke Hua)
Eddy Donno ... Morgan
Bobby Canavarro ... Lin Ma Chen
Mui Kwok Sing Mui Kwok Sing ... Benny
John Cheung ... David (as John Cheng)
Kung-Wu Huang ... Lao Di (as Tony Lee)
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Storyline

When fellow operatives (and childhood friends) Matthew Johnson and Melvin Johnson disappear during an undercover mission in Hong Kong, Cleopatra Jones (Tamara Dobson) travels there to find them. With the help of local detective Mi Ling, Cleopatra discovers that her friends' disappearance has to do with The Dragon Lady, a much-feared blonde "lipstick lesbian" who runs a Macao casino and controls a major chunk of the local drug trade. Written by Ørnås

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6' 2" of dynamite caught in the web of international intrigue! See more »

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Action

Certificate:

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Country:

Hong Kong | USA

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

11 July 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cleopatra Jones Meets the Dragon Lady See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color | Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

During the car chase between the Mercedes and the four-door Ford Falcon, the stunt double for Tanny (driving the Mercedes) is clearly a man. See more »

Quotes

Matthew Johnson: Excuse me for cuttin' in, I don't mean to be uppity or nothin'. We're talkin' about a million dollars worth of dope and some heavy cash back in the States you might want to score a lot more, provided the dope is any kind of good. Now, the last thing my people want to do is, eh, get caught up in some shoot 'em up between you and this Miss Big you're runnin' this number on. What I'm tryin' to say is, all we want is the dope.
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Featured in Baadasssss Cinema (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Playin' with Fire
Music by Dominic Frontiere
Lyrics by Kenny Kerner and Richie Wise
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28 November 1998 | by Neriah22See all my reviews

I think this is one of the best movies during the Blaxploitation era. Its full of Suspense and Drama. I would recommend this movie to anyone. I gove it two BIG thumbs up!!!!!!!!


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