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Black Scorpion (1995)

A female "BATMAN" with a strong story, intriguing characters, good action pacing... and several opportunities for sex.

Director:

Jonathan Winfrey

Writer:

Craig J. Nevius
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashley Peldon ... Little Darcy
Rick Rossovich ... Walker
Michael Wiseman ... Hacksaw
Bradford Tatum ... Razor (as Brad Tatum)
Casey Siemaszko ... Dr. Goddard
Kimberley Roberts Kimberley Roberts ... Nurse
Kyle Fredericks Kyle Fredericks ... Orderly
Joan Severance ... Darcy
Terri J. Vaughn ... Tender Lovin'
Bruce Abbott ... Michael Russo
Darryl M. Bell ... E-Z Street
Garrett Morris ... Argyle
Randall Shiro Ideishi ... Tong Leader (as Randy Ideishi)
Stephen Lee ... Capt. Strickland
John Sanderford ... Aldridge
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Storyline

Darcy is a cop who is also a supehero named Black Scorpion at night who kicks and beats evildoers to a pulp. She soon catches wind of an asthmatic mad scientist who plans on tainting the city's air supply with a toxin. Only Darcy in her superhero garb can stop him with the assistance of a petty thief named Argyle and a really cool car. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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justice has a nasty sting.

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Action | Crime | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, sexuality and some language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Roger Corman Presents 'Black Scorpion' See more »

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

While the production was shooting the downtown car chase, local news helicopters appeared and began covering the chase live, unaware that it was staged. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the movie, Darcy's boots (when dressed as Black Scorpion) change from high heels to flat during fights and other demanding movements. See more »

Quotes

Argyle: [explaining the shape shifting of the car] The atoms change at a molecular level.
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Connections

Followed by Black Scorpion II: Aftershock (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Techno Nights
Written by Michael Sutton
Published by Roger & Julie Music (ASCAP) and Mibren Music (BMI)
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High camp good fun
20 March 2003 | by vamp88See all my reviews

This movie will not be considered for an academy award, but if you enjoy a movie that doesn't take itself seriously and just wants the viewer to enjoy for ninety mins it is not a disappointment. You'll enjoy a send up of Darth Vader for the villain (the breather), a female Batman for the heroine (but much cuter with much less costume), and a running joke that involves cigarettes and the police captain that's very funny. Not by any means a great cinematic achievement. But if you enjoy campy fun it was worth a viewing. God help me, I liked it.


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