Tag Archives: 1980s
Scrappy, willful, and fiercely self-reliant spitfire hoyden automobile mechanic Tomasina ‘Tommy’ Boyd develops a huge crush on cocky race car driving dreamboat hunk Randy Starr after meeting Randy at a party held at a jerky rich guy’s house.
Lt. Jamal (FPJ) is a Muslim undercover police officer, who is sent to Manila to help curb the runaway crime rate. Convinced of his (Jamal’s) abilities as an undercover agent, he is summoned by Col. Castro to assist in unmasking the head of a big and vicious syndicate. In Manila, he is assigned as a bodyguard to a Police Major, who is also his contact, but two syndicate members beat him to the job. Eventually, however, he is able to eliminate them.
Mujeres salvajes (1984) Gabriel Retes, Tina Romero, Jorge Santoyo, Patricia Mayers, Action, Crime, Drama, Erotic
Six women murderers escape from prison to dug out a gold treasure buried in the woods, but six male campers are sitting on it. Birds get shot, women and men get shot, and the prize goes to the surviving few.
Mi conejo es el mejor (1982) Ricardo Palacios, Lina Romay, Emilio Linder, Elena Álvarez, Drama, Erotic
An extremely weird comedy revolving around the life of 31- year-old Abel, who has never left home (literally). After failing with doctors and psychiatrists, Abel’s father Victor brings home Christine, a friend, in an attempt to teach Abel basic social skills. But Victor’s wife Duif accuses him of having an affair, and in the ensuing row Abel is thrown out into the street. But help is at hand when he runs into kind-hearted stripper Zus – whose show Victor is obsessed with…
Pruncul, petrolul si Ardelenii / The Oil, the Baby and the Transylvanians (1981) Dan Pita, Ilarion Ciobanu, Ovidiu Iulian Moldovan, Mircea Diaconu, Comedy, Western
The last part in the trilogy follows the three brothers on their way home, but having to settle in Swanton City where the eldest of them finds oil while digging for water. Romanian propaganda films were never that inventive.