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For Y'ur Height Only (1981)

Mr. Giant has kidnapped the brilliant Dr. Van Kohler and is planning to use the Doctor's invention, the N-bomb, to hold the world hostage. The only one who can foil Mr. Giant's evil scheme ... See full summary »

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Eddie Nicart

Writer:

Cora Caballes (story and screenplay) (as Cora Ridon Caballes)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Weng Weng ... Agent 00
Yehlen Catral Yehlen Catral ... Lola
Carmi Martin ... Marilyn
Anna Marie Gutierrez Anna Marie Gutierrez ... Anna
Beth Sandoval Beth Sandoval ... Irma
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Mr. Giant has kidnapped the brilliant Dr. Van Kohler and is planning to use the Doctor's invention, the N-bomb, to hold the world hostage. The only one who can foil Mr. Giant's evil scheme is Agent 00, a 3-foot-tall filipino martial arts master, expert marksman, top-class romancer and all-around superspy. Can Agent 00 rescue Dr. Kohler before it's too late? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Bigger than Goldfinger's Finger - Bigger Than Thunderball's (. . . . . . .)


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Country:

Philippines

Language:

Tagalog

Release Date:

1981 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

For Your Height Only See more »

Filming Locations:

Philippines

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Liliw Films International See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Featured in Rob Hill's The Bad Movie Bible. See more »

Quotes

Lola: They said they'd peddle my pretty bod as a prostitute.
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Connections

Spoofs For Your Eyes Only (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Nilikha Ba Ako Upang Masaktan
Produced by Light Star Productions, Inc.
Composed by Maraya
Sung by Maraya
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Endlessly entertaining
1 February 2004 | by insightstraightSee all my reviews

Sometimes I feel like a pusher: I take an obscure film and introduce innocent people to it. For free. Then smile and laugh when they come crawling back to me for another fix.

"For Your Height Only" is the drug which has addicted many on first exposure. And no matter how many times one has seen it, the craving grows...

The DVD is out of print (and the price is heading steadily up), but worth keeping an eye out for since you will want a format which won't wear out during multiple sharings with new "customers". DVD is also nice to have for quick reverses to confirm, "Did I just see that?"

The movie is worth owning for the "Butt Slap of Death" scene alone.

Only one thing could make this film funnier: Weng Weng's voice dubbed into a deep baritone. Maybe I'll tackle it someday... (Actually, WW's own speaking voice was said to be very rich. The dub makes him rather squeaky. And as has been mentioned, the gangsters are dubbed in Aussie versions of 20's American gangsters... marvelous!)

Several sources claim there is a sequel to this film ("The Impossible Kid"), and perhaps even two ("Agent 00"). Tracking these down have become the Holy Grail of my film collecting. (Some other aliases for the sequel may be "The Impossible Kid of Kung Fu", "The Incredible Kung Fu Kid", and "007&1/2: Nothing is Impossible".)

Good things come in small packages!


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