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Raw Force (1982)

A group of martial arts students are en route to an island that supposedly is home to the ghosts of martial artists who have lost their honor. A Hitler lookalike and his gang are running a ... See full summary »

Director:

Edward D. Murphy (as Edward Murphy)

Writer:

Edward D. Murphy (as Edward Murphy)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cameron Mitchell ... Captain Harry Dodds
Geoffrey Binney Geoffrey Binney ... Mike O'Malley (as Geoff Binney)
Hope Holiday ... Hazel Buck
Jillian Kesner ... Cookie Winchell (as Jillian Kessner)
John Dresden ... John Taylor
Jennifer Holmes Jennifer Holmes ... Ann Davis
Rey Malonzo ... Go Chin (as Rey King)
Carla Reynolds Carla Reynolds ... Eilleen Fox
Carl Anthony ... Lloyd Davis
John Locke John Locke ... Gary Schwartz
Mark Tanous Mark Tanous ... Cooper
Ralph Lombardi ... Thomas Speer
Chanda Romero ... Mayloo
Camille Keaton ... Girl in Toilet
Maggie Dowling Maggie Dowling ... Gun Moll (as Maggie Lee)
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Storyline

A group of martial arts students are en route to an island that supposedly is home to the ghosts of martial artists who have lost their honor. A Hitler lookalike and his gang are running a female slavery operation on the island as well. Soon, the two groups meet and all sorts of crazy things happen which include cannibal monks, piranhas, zombies, and more! Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Its nourishment - human flesh. Its guardian - the undead. Its sanctuary - the island See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Jim Wynorski cut the American theatrical trailer for this movie. See more »

Goofs

Piranhas are shown attacking people thrown into the sea. Piranha are a freshwater fish that inhabit South American rivers and could not survive long in saltwater. They also do not usually attack in the manner portrayed in movies - a myth that was created after a "feeding frenzy" staged for Theodore Roosevelt on a visit to Brazil in 1913 See more »

Quotes

Religious Freak: Tell me about the centerfold.
Betty: The centerfold? Well, it's really not for positive sure yet. Well, we still have...
Religious Freak: [interrupting her] Why are you doing it? For the money?
Betty: Well, gee, like I said, I don't even know if I...
Religious Freak: [interrupting her again] For the publicity?
Betty: Well, sure, I guess you could say that I...
Religious Freak: [interrupting her yet again] You're not doing it for the publicity. I know why you're doing it.
Betty: Why am I doing it?
Religious Freak: For the devil.
Betty: The devil?
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Crazy Credits

'To be Continued ...' appears at the end of the film. (but as of 2009, no sequel has ever materialized) See more »

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Everyone saw the screening last night in West Hollywood..
23 July 2003 | by horrorbargainbinSee all my reviews

Yup, it played on the big screen with on a double bill with "Cannibal Ferox". There were some special guests who worked on this obscure film and they did not have much good to say about it. I guess the director was a big time sleaze and was also inexperienced. There is lots of nudity in this one. All the elements of exploitation are covered, including female slavery. It's actually a really hilarious movie which is probably partly intentional. The crowd loved it.


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Country:

Philippines | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 July 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Raw Force See more »

Filming Locations:

Philippines

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Production Co:

Ansor International See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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