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The Lost Empire (1984)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | February 1985 (USA)
In a land in a distant past, three beautiful women, members of a lost tribe, battle a male genius with diabolical plans to destroy their "Lost Empire." If the victor can find the sacred jewels, they can anticipate total power.

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Melanie Vincz ...
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Whitestar
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Heather McClure
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Rick Stanton
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Koro (as Bob Tessier)
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Blackie Dammett ...
Prager
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Cindy Blake
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Capt. Hendry
Tom Rettig ...
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Whiplash
Art Hern ...
Charles Chang
Anne Gaybis ...
Prison Referee (as Annie Gaybis)
Bill Thornbury ...
Rob Wolfe
Gary Don Cox ...
Horny Cowboy
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After officer Rob Wolfe is killed trying to stop a gang of ninjas from robbing a jewelery store, his sister, officer Angel Wolfe, vows to avenge his death. Her investigation leads her to the mysterious Dr. Sin Do, who is supposedly in league with an undead wizard named Lee Chuck. The doctor is holding a martial arts tournament on a secret island fortress, so Angel, after rounding up some of her martial-artist friends, enters the tournament in the hopes of finding Sin Do and Lee Chuck and bringing them to justice. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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A Roaring Adventure With Blistering Action and Eye-Popping Women


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Drei Engel auf der Todesinsel  »

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Kitten Natividad was considered for a small role in this film. See more »

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Koro's eyebrows alternate between being bushy and shaved. See more »

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Dr. Sin Do: Ahhhh blood, My favorite wine!
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Jim Wynorski knows
26 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

Mr. Wynorski knows how to make cheese, but unlike other cheese distributors, he knows how to make it entertaining.

Lost Empire follows a rogue styled police officer, well played by sexy Melanie Vincz, who searches for the killer of her cop brother. Teaming up with Melanie are mystic native Raven de la Croix, and badgirl rough-houser Angela Aames.

The buxom trio fly to an island camp run by the villainous Angus Scrimm. There they fight against the terrorists and get naked at every possible opportunity. I admire Jim for his ability to get women naked in all of his films. And seeing both Angela Aames and Raven de la Croix nude, is a splendor to behold.


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