Machete Maidens Unleashed!
Machete Maidens Unleashed! (2010)

In the 1960s and 70s, drive-in movie theaters and big city grindhouses were eager to book the wildest and most action-packed fare they could find, and low-budget producers were always on the lookout for something unique to offer their… More

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DVD Release Date: July 25, 2011
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Glenn Dunks

This unofficial sequel to Not Quite Hollywood isn't as enjoyable as that title, its selection of films is less varied and less passionately produced, but it is still a wild and hysterical time at the movies.

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Todd Gilchrist

as engaging as it frequently is, Hartley's latest offers only a tourist's-eye view of its subject matter, crafting a unique, interesting documentary that fails to feel truly immersive.

Fred Topel
Screen Junkies

It's ultimately the same story as any Roger Corman bio, but it's a fun highlight reel.

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Chris Bumbray
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

More fun from the director of NOT QUITE HOLLYWOOD. A total blast.

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Scott Weinberg

Mr. Hartley has proven himself to be quite the excellent curator of globally tacky cinema.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Lewis C.
Machete Maidens Unleashed is a good documentary for anyone fond of the exploitation movies of the 60's, 70's, and early 80's, as well as Roger… More
Steve K
More fun from the Not Quite Hollywood folks, this one more directly a look at Corman's work in the Philippines. Sure, a bit more of the same, but still… More
Melvin White
Jonathan Kaplan: We want frontal nudity from the waist up. Total nudity from behind. No pubic hair, go to work. "The Ultimate B-Movie Feast From The Far,… More
Greg S
Documentary/clip show focusing on the steamy exploitation movies made in the Philippines in the 1970s (especially focusing on Roger Corman's… More
Tim Salmons
I remember first reading about this documentary way back when and, consquently, I was dying to catch a glimpse of it. Recently I got that chance, and Machete… More
Spencer S.
This documentary is gritty, exploitative, and deliciously gross in only the way that exploitation of the seventies and eighties can be. Channeling the vibe of… More