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Amazons (1984)

A secret cult of beautiful, large-breasted female warriors plots to take over the world by killing off important male politicians.

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David Solomon (screenplay), David Solomon (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tamara Dobson ... Rosalund Joseph
Jack Scalia ... Lt. Tony Monaco
Stella Stevens ... Kathryn Lundquist
Madeleine Stowe ... Dr. Sharon Fields
Jennifer Warren ... Dr. Diane Cosgrove
William Schallert ... Congressman Stanford Barstow
Nicholas Pryor ... Dr. Thompson
Peter Scolari ... Dr. Jerry Menzies
Leslie Bevis ... Vivian Todd
Jordan Charney ... Congressman Harris Stowe
Greg Monaghan Greg Monaghan ... James
Stephen Shellen ... Kevin
Hansford Rowe ... Gov. Price
Jessie Lawrence Ferguson ... Baker
Suzanne Kent ... Nurse Franklin
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A secret cult of beautiful, large-breasted female warriors plots to take over the world by killing off important male politicians.

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They'll Stop at Nothing to Get What They Want

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amatsonit See more »

Company Credits

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ABC Circle Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Tamara Dobson's last acting role. See more »

Alternate Versions

The movie was shown on Pearl TV (Hong Kong), on Sunday, 09:35 a.m., March 22, 1987, without the sequence of physical training of the Amazons in leotards, preceding their philosophical discussion about a society without men. See more »

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Promising premise, but flatly executed
22 May 2013 | by Wizard-8See all my reviews

The idea behind this made-for-TV movie - a group of modern day Amazons who scheme in political ways - was a promising one. I think the best way it could have been executed would have to made it slightly tongue-in-cheek, since the idea is a little silly when you think about it. Unfortunately, director Paul Michael Glaser doesn't seem to have found anything funny about the story, because he directs with complete seriousness. The movie is so dry - along with being remarkably slow-moving - that there simply isn't any fun to be found. The movie also frequently comes across as cheap, with shabby production values (whoever lit the interior scenes should have been fired) and with clearly little time given to set up and shoot scenes. There are a few chuckles coming from the depiction of computers, which would have been silly even in 1984, but other than that, "Amazons" is a tough slog.


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