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Picasso Trigger is another action movie from the early 80's/late 90's directed by the great Andy Sidaris. His movies are featured in the Bullets, Bombs, and Babes collection on DVD (also known as Guns, Girls, and G-Strings). They're all pretty much the same, and some are better than others. They all feature some kind of plot with villains trying to smuggle jewels and/or drugs and it's up to a bunch of half naked (and naked) undercover bimbo cops to stop them. There are lots of explosions, decent action, and as always, lots of nudity. These movies are often criticized for how awful they are, but they're fun if you're in the right frame of mind. Most of the women are Playboy models, so it's not like the women on display are less than favorable. This one is like the rest, fun and entertaining, and worth a watch for fans of bad movies.
Standard Sidaris fare. Not as good as Hard Ticket to Hawaii
Yet another ridiculous softcore porn spy film from Andy Sidaris, Picasso Trigger is a delightfully cheesy film with all of his trademarks of sex, nudity, hot women, and violence. While the plot is convoluted and sometimes gets in the way of the film, the film is still an entertaining action film with plenty of such scenes mixed with sex and nudity to keep things lively and interesting. It won't win over any naysayers of his other films, but dammit, I'm having too much to dislike his films!
Secret agents go after a drug lord and his aides. Too many characters to keep track of. Typical Andy Sidaris film filled with lots of guns, explosions, and shower scenes. Hard to believe he was the original director of ABC's Wide World of Sports.
"I got a Black Belt in Shotgun." The third film in Andy Sidaris' loosely connected Malibu Express saga still manages to cram in as much terrible dialog and random T & A as possible, but it lacks the insanity of his previous two films. A bunch of busty super agents and a couple of goofy meatheads team up to take off their clothes and take down the villainous Picasso Trigger. Sure, there are gems like "Is that a snorkel in his pocket or is he just happy to see me" and "You know I had rug burns on my rear for a week...it was worth it" but after a while I was immune to the stilted line readings and just wanted to see more skateboarders get exploded with rocket launchers. VF.
Further spy silliness punctuated with frequent nudity, because what;s not to love?
Again, you know if this is for you or not.
A South American crime lord hunts down the federal agents who killed his brother, but underestimates how difficult it is to take out ex-Playboy Playmates in hot pants. Not the "best" of Andy Sidaris' spy-babe series, but the mix of casual T&A, preposterous action sequences and a confused plot make it a minor hoot.
"Picasso Trigger" is Andy Sidaris' follow-up to his most famous film, "Hard Ticket to Hawaii", which set the formula and the standard to live up to for his movies; you can expect great dealt of guns, boobs, explosions, bad acting, bad dialogue, bad plotting, and a lot of fun for those who only ask that their bad movies be entertaining. The problem with "Picasso Trigger" is that most of its really fun stuff is confined to the last third of the film; the first two-thirds take an awful lot of time establishing WAY too many characters and convoluted subplots, and it seems like Sidaris has such loyalty for his core group of actors that he somehow has to shoehorn all of them into his movies. But while the first hour has quite a few dull spots, the film really picks up for an action-packed third act, which is filled with such delightful sights as an explosive boomerang, an explosive remote-controlled car, and a guided missile that's programmed with the coordinates of the main villain's pacemaker; it all provides the audience with a perfect reminder of why enjoy Andy Sidaris movies in the first place.
I just came back from this and I barely remember it. Something about spies and triple agents? and uhh...nudity and some make-out scenes but no real sex! Delightfully 80s and knowingly campy. My favourite scene is the telephone company which just...you just have to see it!
Also, this has got to be the least creative scientist character in the film industry. His main devices involve strapping a bomb to something that already exists. Some of these are even flat out bad ideas! Like the Boomerang with a bomb attached to it. Ahhhh!!!
Sidaris movie # 3 - no poisonous snakes, maybe that's why it was so boring?
<p>Body count of how many people were killed by a full-on rocket - 3. Seems like they like those "people blown up by one rocket " shots.