Golden Needles

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Golden Needles (1974, USA) is an action-adventure film directed by Robert Clouse.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1974
  • Color
  • Running Time: 92 min.
  • Production Co: Sequoia Films | Sequoia Productions
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures (AIP)
  • Directed by Robert Clouse
  • Written by S. Lee Pogostin and Sylvia Schneble
  • Starring Joe Don Baker, Jim Kelly, Elizabeth Ashley, Ann Sothern, Burgess Meredith, Alice Fong
  • Produced by Fred Weintraub
  • Original Music by Lalo Schifrin
  • Cinematography by Gil Hubbs
  • Film Editing by Michael Kahn
  • Music Score by Lalo Schifrin

Plot Summary

  • Various factions are fighting each other to gain possession of a very special statue. The statue itself is not worth much, the needles inside it are the true prize. These "golden needles" hold extraordinary and unique properties, if inserted in the right positions in a man he will gain super sexual prowess, if placed incorrectly he dies.

Also Known As

  • The Chase for the Golden Needles (USA) (reissue title)


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