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1. A Countess from Hong Kong
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2. Satan's Cheerleaders
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1. A Countess from Hong Kong
Director: Charles Chaplin
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Sales Rank: 13408
Average Customer Review: 3 out of 5 stars
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4-0 out of 5 stars time for a reevaluation
after the recent passing of brando i picked up a magazine celebrating his career. it listed this as one of his 10 best films and said this film was beautiful and vastly underrated.
couldnt agree more.
the misfire was in misrepresentation of it as an out and out comedy. of course chaplins films were rarely 'just comedies'.
countess of course relates to the earlier 'woman of paris' and this is indeed a throwback to 1920s sensabilities.
critics have for years pounced on this film (and brando was one of those critics, but then brando pounced on a lot of his own films and his method acting didnt simply gel with chaplins direction)but brando is indeed good as is the film itself.
its a nice small charmer. you'll enjoy it.

4-0 out of 5 stars a little old-fashioned for 1960s standards
A COUNTESS FROM HONG KONG was director/comedian Charlie Chaplin's final film. In this film he is the director, writer and composer.

The story concerns a beguiling Russian countess named Natascha (Sophia Loren - HOUSEBOAT), a young woman forced into prostitution in Hong Kong, when she happens to meet an American politician named Ogden Mears (Marlon Brando - A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, SUPERMAN). She stows away in his stateroom aboard a ship headed back to the States, where she belives she can escape her miserable life.

The usual battle-of-the-sexes ensues, when Natascha and Ogden are forced to spend the entire voyage together, bickering and fighting over their different opinions and tastes. But its soon evident that they are in love. Things become complicated when Ogden's icy wife (Tippi Hedren - THE BIRDS, MARNIE) joins the ship at Hawaii, while Natascha finds herself marrying Ogden's valet in order to gain an American passport!

This is a film that feels a little old-fashioned for the 1960s, but it is a rather charming and engaging romantic comedy. Perhaps the film is best-known for launching the hit single "(Love) This is My Song", made famous by Petula Clark. The movie also stars Sydney Chaplin, Patrick Cargill and Margaret Rutherford in a rather-clever cameo.

The DVD includes the trailer. (Single-sided, single-layer disc).

This DVD is part of a new series of classic releases from Universal that also include "Pillow Talk", "Send Me No Flowers", "The Thrill of It All!" and a twofer of "Man's Favorite Sport?/Strange Bedfellows".

2-0 out of 5 stars Another review
I see there's several reviews already for this film, but here goes my two cents worth. Even though this is Chaplin's last film, it's his first and only film in color and widescreen. The movie is old fashion to say the least, it might of been better in b/w. Brando and Loren are completely wasted, the supporting players fair much better. Chaplin is quite good in his cameo role (makes you wish he'd given himself a bigger part). At the time, Chaplin took the negative reviews as almost a personal threat. He really defended the film, even going so far as to say he thought it was the best film he ever made! However several years later he admitted it wasn't very good, he said the actors where great but the story was really thin.

2-0 out of 5 stars Goodbye Charlie
This is the final motion picture written and directed by Charlie Chaplin. He was 78 years old when it was released and had been in political exile from the United States for the past 15 years.

Although the movie features two of the biggest stars of its time, Marlon Brando and Sophia Loren, and was written as an old-fashioned comedy, it is rather slow and "talky." It has plenty of curiosity value, but I'm sorry to report, not a great deal of entertainment value. The once mighty Chaplin, had simply run out of gas. Working with Brando (who openly made fun of Chaplin during filming) and a script he had first drafted in the 30s for Paulette Goddard, Chaplin was out of his element.

4-0 out of 5 stars Under-rated
"Countess" was Chaplin's final film and sadly I think it has been labelled as being awful. This is not the case. I feel that the main reason for people believing this to be a bad film is that they don't understand it. Chaplin always created fantastic stories out of simple ideas and this is not an exception. It is written and directed with such subtle elegance that some of the simpliest visual gags turn into the most hilarious situations. There are fantastic actors all round: Brando himself, Sophia Loren looking gorgeous, Sydney Chaplin showing that talent does run in the family and Patrick Cargill as the butler. Chaplin himself pulls a cameo and does a great job at not hogging his screen time, a mistake made by directors like Tarantino. The result is an amazingly gentle film that shows people from a fresh human perspective, a breath of fresh air by todays standards. You will be missed Charlie. ... Read more


2. Satan's Cheerleaders
Director: Greydon Clark
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Average Customer Review: 2.5 out of 5 stars
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2-0 out of 5 stars Watch Out Where Those Huskies Go...
Oh no! That nefarious mastermind satan is at it again. In his neverending quest for world domination, he's decided to go after our beloved cheerleaders! Four of them were on their way to the big Huskies game when suddenly, their car was run off the road! One of satan's helpers just happened to drive by and pick them up. This evil man was none other than Billy (Jack "Angry Red Planet" Kruschen), the school janitor / peeping-Tom pervert! He took these poor girls, and their morally upstanding instructor, to a deserted location. Once there, Billy tried to do naughty things to Patti, while Debbie, Sharon, and Chris stood petrified in trances! Thankfully, a jealous satan intervened, knocking Billy out. Whew! Our brave pom-pom commandoes then ran into a bum (John Carradine) who also turned out to be one of the devil's deciples! They ended up at the home of sheriff BL Bubb (John Ireland) and his wife (Yvonne DeCarlo). Sadly, Mr. and Mrs. Bubb were in on the whole thing! In fact, the entire town was nothing more than a coven of mephistophelian hillbillies! They locked up our brave heroines, preparing them for midnight sacrifice. Of course, they needed a "pure maiden" or virgin for this blackest of rituals, so our cheerleaders were saved! Then, Patti had a little surprise for the Bubbs and company, as she turned out to be the dark lord's chosen one. She quickly used her powers to kill the shady sheriff and to establish herself as queen of all satanic cheerleaders. This is a true story...

3-0 out of 5 stars One for all, and all for one.
Yep, just one review and all in one! Here, we follow 4 proud cheerleading ...(Patti, Debbie, Chris, and Sharon) from their practice at Benedict High and to the first game of the season. But, they are delayed in the meantime. Along with their coach, the cheerleaders are kidnapped by a Satanic cult after getting in a car accident on the way to the game. Why do Satanists want cheerleaders? To use the "unsoiled maiden" in black mass, of course. A virgin? In this movie? *chuckle* Anyway, the cult has a surprise of their own when Patti brings her Master into the picture.

3-0 out of 5 stars Campy but not as entertaining as other Satan flicks
I actually bought this by accident, intending to buy the "Satan movie with teenage girls" that I remembered seeing on TV two decades ago. I had never seen this film before.

It actually isn't bad, from a bad is good perspective. Some of the acting is just so overwrought it is hysterical. The script is very funny at times, probably unintentionally so. (When the writers tried to be clever, it was obvious.) Yvonne DeCarlo is in it as a high priestess, and it's fun to hear Lily Munster's voice chanting satanic phrases, replete with lots of sound effects as she pleads to Satan to kill the cheerleaders.

If you like looking at young women in skimpy outfits, you'll enjoy the first half hour during which many of them are in bikinis. And you may enjoy when one of the cheerleaders mates with Satan (well, you don't actually see Satan, but that's what you're supposed to believe) on an altar.

While this certainly cannot compete with "Plan 9 From Outer Space" in terms of being the worst film of all time, it does have a number of glaring errors as well, particularly edits which do not make sense.
The worst thing about this movie, however, is that it has too much extraneous junk in it, and only one of the cheerleaders has any connection with Satan. It actually takes a while to even understand why the film is called "Satan's Cheerleaders."

DVD quality is mediocre at best. The mono Dolby Digital sound is almost always intelligible. The picture is okay but there are the occasional black circles and other picture flaws. The only extras are two trailers, one for this film and one for a film called "Ruby." I've never seen "Ruby" but it looks like an attempt to recreate "The Exorcist." The trailer is hysterical but my guess is that the best two minutes of the film were used for the trailer.

3-0 out of 5 stars I love those 70's B rated movies !!
This movie was fun in a lot of ways,and also somewhat corny too,as you might expect.But take it for what it is....a 70's B movie! Anybody who buys this movie knows they're not going to see an academy award winner,but that's what makes it fun.It doesn't take itself seriously.It has everything you want, a little nudity,great 70's music,4 hot looking cheerleaders with nothing on their minds except....well,you know.Have fun with it and enjoy.

1-0 out of 5 stars Oh Please!!!
I just want to say this movie is a piece of ... like a 70's b movie which is really really bad, oh and beware of the cover, these people dont even know anything about satan apparently, if you notice the pentegrams they ware are the stars pointed upwards which is the sign of christ haha they would have to have the star being upside down to represent satan so that is a good example to show u that this movie is a waste and has nothing to do with proper satanism, if you want to see a good satanistic scary movie see the devil's rain or the devil's prey. ... Read more


3. Limelight (2 Disc Special Edition)
Director: Charles Chaplin
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A fading comedian and a suicidally despondent ballet dancer must look to each other to find meaning and hope in their lives. ... Read more


4. Woman Hunter
Director: Bernard L. Kowalski
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5. Limelight
Director: Charles Chaplin
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Leading lady Claire Bloom called it a "fairy godfather" story. Historians said it was frankly autobiographical. Charlie Chaplin knew it as a love story. Chaplin plays Calvero, a vaudeville clown whom time has passed by in 1914 London. Although under few illusions about his own prospects for the future, he is able to impart his passion for life to Terry (Bloom), a young ballerina who believes she is paralyzed and can no longer dance. Calvero alternately nurses and bullies her to recovery and subsequent success as a prima ballerina. From this position, she is able to help Calvero enjoy one last triumphant moment just as he suffers a fatal heart attack. As his life is ebbing, hers is flowing in a brilliant solo ballet that ends the film. ... Read more


6. The Woman Hunter
Director: Bernard L. Kowalski
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Asin: B00005YAIL
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Sales Rank: 50141
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