Maciste contro i cacciatori di teste (1963)

Colossus and the Headhunters (1963) 79min | Action, Adventure, Romance | 10 January 1963 (Italy) Summary: Maciste and his people flee their volcano-ravaged island. They end up caught in between two warring tribes.
Countries: ItalyLanguages: Italian

I’m always acutely aware when I post things that may accidentally make it look like I’m smarter or more educated than I actually am. To be clear, I have to work hard to be just about average by my standards. I do not speak any languages other than English and a mere word or two of Gaeilge, which to date, has only really been of impressive use when I could say the name of the ship in Sea Fever properly.

Edit: the IMDb app listed it under the original name but now I’ve posted the article, of course, typical, pulling through the English title instead. Well, too late now.

I not only watched this movie under its English name, Colossus and the Headhunters, but I also watched the Mystery Science Theatre version. Double whammy of unrefined behaviour, I’m afraid.

In this movie, an extraordinary amount of ‘not much’ happens. An island is destroyed by a volcano. Some people escape and are rescued by a passing hero. On a small raft. Without obvious food or drink supplies. Anyway. They sail on, and find another island.

Unfortunately for us, it’s quite dull. There are some tribes. There’s a queen of a tribe. Some Things happen. I can’t remember any more and I’m not watching it again to write a more accurate review.

I’m going to be honest, I mostly remember this movie because of the MST3K episode wrapped around it. A cute pet called Nummy Muffin Coocool Butter is SO CUTE but sheds hair everywhere.

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