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The Arena (Naked Warriors) (1973)

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Release Date: Jun 1, 1973 Wide

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Pam Grier and Margaret Markov reteamed a year after Black Mama, White Mama for this similarly crowd-pleasing exploitation effort. They play Roman slaves who eventually rebel against their male oppressors. Mixing elements from the Italian peplum and the Filipino women's prison movies, The Arena also adds some po-faced feminist theory while still managing to exploit its scantily-clad stars. Italian film regulars Lucretia Love and Rosalba Neri look strangely out of place in a movie filmed in their

Jul 27, 1999

MGM Home Entertainment

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it drags on after a while, and it's a little light in the skin quotient, with only a few scattered scenes here and there. But dammit, it's half-naked slave girls duking it out with swords. That's gotta be worth 83 minutes of your time

May 12, 2003 Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com
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For Blaxsploitation/Sexploitation fans only, although it?s not the best. I believe Pam Grier has removed it from her curriculum vital.
September 30, 2009
SirPant

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This minor sexplotation film is notable for 2 reasons

1) Pam Grier
2) It's Edited by Joe Dante

It's rather standard fare, but worth seeing for Grier fans
January 2, 2008
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