|The Ambushers 1968 N/R, 102 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy
Director: Henry Levin
Cast: Dean Martin, Senta Berger, Janice Rule, James Gregory, Albert Salmi, Kurt Kasznar, Beverly Adams, David Mauro, Roy Jenson, John Brascia, Linda Foster, Tomiko Ishizuka, Karin Feddersen, Ulla Lindstrom, Marilyn Tindall
Secret agent Matt Helm (Dean Martin) is sent out once again to solve a problem. This time, a U.S. space saucer is launched into space with Sheila Sommers (Janice Rule) as its pilot. During the flight, evil Jose Ortega (Albert Salmi) uses a remote control device to land the space saucer in Mexico. He rapes Sheila and, believing she is dead, leaves her. Sheila recovers and poses as Helm's wife on a mission to recover the saucer.
|How to Stuff a Wild Bikini 1965 N/R, 90 min.|
Director: William Asher
Cast: Annette Funicello, Dwayne Hickman, Brian Donlevy, Harvey Lembeck, Beverly Adams, John Ashley, Jody McCrea, Irene Tsu, Frankie Avalon, Buster Keaton
Frankie Avalon bows out of the series in this sixth of the "Beach Party" movies, showing up only in a cameo appearance. He is being shipped out for naval reserve training, and to make sure that his girlfriend, Dee Dee (Annette Funicello), does not go out with Ricky (Dwayne Hickman), he gets help from a witch doctor (Buster Keaton). This results in a beautiful woman showing up to occupy Ricky's attention.
|Murderers' Row 1966 N/R, 105 min.|
Director: Henry Levin
Cast: Dean Martin, Ann - Margret, Karl Malden, Camilla Sparv, James Gregory, Beverly Adams, Richard Eastham, Tom Reese, Duke Howard, Ted Hartley
In this sequel to "The Silencers," the role of Detective Matt Helm is played again by Dean Martin. This time he is after a criminal organization responsible for kidnapping the inventor of a Helium beam that could be used for evil purposes. There is a sequel: "The Ambushers."
|The Silencers 1966 N/R, 102 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Action
Director: Phil Karlson
Cast: Dean Martin, Stella Stevens, Daliah Lavi, Victor Buono, Arthur O'Connell, Robert Webber, James Gregory, Nancy Kovack, Cyd Charisse, Beverly Adams, Richard Devon, David Bond, John Reach, Robert Phillips, Roger C. Carmel
Secret agent Matt Helm (Dean Martin) comes out of semi-retirement and investigates a plan called "Operation: Fallout" in which Tung-Tze (Victor Buono) threatens to destroy the U.S. atomic testing site at Alamogordo, New Mexico, which will cause World War III.
|Torture Garden 1967 N/R, 92 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Freddie Francis
Cast: Jack Palance, Burgess Meredith, Beverly Adams, Peter Cushing, Barbara Ewing, Michael Bryant, Maurice Denham, John Standing, Robert Hutton, John Phillips, Michael Ripper, Bernard Kay, Catherine Finn, Niall MacGinnis, Ursula Howells
During his circus sideshow performance, Dr. Diablo (Burgess Meredith) proclaims, "I've promised you horror...and I intend to keep that promise!" Four separate horror episodes ensue. In "Enoch," a greedy playboy (Michael Bryant) makes sure he gets his inheritance by obeying a talking cat, Balthaza. The second story, "Terror over Hollywood," involves an actress (Beverly Adams) falling in love with a leading man (Robert Hutton) only to learn that he has been turned into a robot, and the same fate lies in store for her. In "Mr. Steinway," a journalist (Barbara Ewing) interviews a concert pianist (John Standing) whose piano is possessed. Finally, in "The Man Who Collected Poe," a collector (Jack Palance) visits a fellow collector (Peter Cushing) and learns that he has brought Edgar Allan Poe back to life, and he is writing stories in the basement.
|1. The Ambushers (1968)|
2. How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)
3. Murderers' Row (1966)
4. The Silencers (1966)
5. Torture Garden (1967)
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