Filipino Exploitation Cinemaby jrdatak | created - 30 Oct 2011 | updated - 30 Oct 2011 | Public
List of exploitation films made in the Philippines, as presented in the documentary Machete Maidens Unleashed.
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1. The Big Doll House (1971)
R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Beautiful women prisoners are abused in a Philippine prison, until 5 of them plot an escape by taking the evil female warden hostage with the reluctant help of 2 male fruit vendors.
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6. Night of the Cobra Woman (1972)
R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
After being bitten by a cobra in the Philipines, Lena can turn herself into a snake and she stops aging. The curse comes with a price. The priestess Lena must consume cobra venom and vital young men to stay young.
7. Black Mama White Mama (1973)
R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A black prostitute and a white revolutionary must form an uneasy alliance when they are busted out of prison and are pursued by guerrillas, bounty hunters and the army.
9. Savage! (1973)
R | 81 min | Action, Drama
Action packed story of how Jim Haygood (James Glehart) young, black and brilliant becomes the legendary leader of a rebel army. In a daring ambush on the beach Moncada, elusive leader of ... See full summary »
11. Savage Sisters (1974)
R | 86 min | Action, Drama
A corrupt General plans on smuggling one million US dollars out of the Banana Republic he dominates. Local revolutionaries plan on stealing the cash but are thwarted when a bandit leader ... See full summary »
13. Cover Girl Models (1975)
R | 73 min | Thriller
A fashion photography assignment teams three American models and inadvertently plunges them into the mystery and danger of international espionage.
14. She Devils in Chains (1976)
PG | 76 min | Action, Drama
An American track team has just arrived in The Philippines for an international competition. Among the competitors are Ginger and Pam, nicknamed "Ivory" and "Ebony", who meet up with ... See full summary »
15. Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
R | 83 min | Comedy, Thriller
In this satire on 70s B-movie industry, a young ditsy pretty blond arrives in Hollywood to try her luck as an actress. After some mishap, a shady agent finds her a job with a sleazy B-movie crew plagued by strange deadly accidents.
18. The Raiders of Leyte Gulf (1962)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, War
An American intelligence agent is captured by the Japanese in the Philippines during World War II. A team is put together to try to rescue him.
19. Intramuros (1964)
Not Rated | 88 min | War, Drama
This gritty, atmospheric war movie dramatizes a chapter of World War II history in which 10,000 Japanese soldiers, fearing execution if they surrendered, disobeyed their own superiors' ... See full summary »
20. Brides of Blood (1968)
Not Rated | 97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Natives of a tropical island have to contend with man-eating plants and animals, mutations caused by radioactivity. Virgin sacrifices become the norm. A small group of interlopers become caught up in the mayhem.
26. Beyond Atlantis (1973)
PG | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A band of adventurers invade a native island determined to grab a reported fortune in buried treasure. The islanders are just as determined to keep their sacred treasure. Complications ensue.
28. Master Samurai (1974)
91 min | Action
In 1909 Arizona, retired lawman Sam Burgade's life is thrown upside-down when his old enemy Zach Provo and six other convicts escape a chain-gang in the Yuma Territorial Prison and come ... See full summary »
31. The Bionic Boy (1977)
95 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
An Interpol agent is killed by gangsters after he saves the life of a wealthy industrialist who stood in their way. When the rest of his family is killed in a car crash, the Interpol ... See full summary »
32. The Return of the Bionic Boy (1979)
95 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Master Johnson Yap stars as Dynamite Johnson a crippled boy who undergoes an operation by bionic doctors to make him superbionic. In the same hospital is a man suffering from terrible burns... See full summary »
33. Mean Business (1979)
R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An underworld kingpin's daughter is kidnapped by his own men. So, he calls in Cleopatra Wong, a beautiful karate queen. She brings a team with her - a 300+ pound psychic and a female impersonator.
34. Cleopatra Wong (1978)
110 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Singapore's top policewoman, Miss Cleopatra Wong, who heads the Seasian Interpol Criminal Investigation Department (C.I.D.), teams up with her Filipino counterpart to bust a counterfeit ... See full summary »
35. The One Armed Executioner (1981)
R | 95 min | Action, Drama
This is the story of an Interpol agent turned restaurateur, out for revenge against the gangsters that cut off his arm and killed his bride. This tragedy left him deeply depressed, and his ... See full summary »
36. Vampire Hookers (1978)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror
Carradine is an aged vampire who has a bevy of vampiric beauties who lure many of their customers back to his lair. A pair of virile young Navy sailors get mixed up in their shenanigans.
37. For Y'ur Height Only (1981)
88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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 »
38. The Impossible Kid of Kung Fu (1982)
81 min | Action, Comedy
Weng Weng is now working for the Manila branch of Interpol. The Chief sends him in the pursuit of Mr X, an arch villian with a white sock on his head, who is holding the Philippines to ... See full summary »
39. The Siege of Firebase Gloria (1989)
R | 97 min | Action, Drama, War
A tough sergeant and his sidekick roll into a demoralized firebase and proceed to rebuild morale and fortifications in advance of the climactic battle with the VietCong.