Zorro, the Gay Blade (1981)




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In this spoof, Don Diego Vega (George Hamilton) follows in his father's footsteps as he dons the identity of Zorro in an attempt to defend the weak and innocent from the ravages of the evil. However, when Vega falls victim to a debilitating injury, it is up to his gay twin brother, Bunny Wigglesworth (George Hamilton), to take up the mask and sword.
Action & Adventure , Comedy
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Anchor Bay Entertainment


George Hamilton
as Bunny Wigglesworth/Don Diego Vega
Lauren Hutton
as Charlotte Taylor Wilson
Brenda Vaccaro
as Florinda
Ron Leibman
as Esteban
James Booth
as Velasquez
Helen Burns
as Consuela
Clive Revill
as Garcia
Eduardo Noriega
as Don Francisco
Jorge Russek
as Don Fernando
Roberto Dumont
as Ferraro
Eduardo Alcaraz
as Don Jose
Dick Balduzzi
as Old Man
Ana Eliza Perez Bolanos
as Granddaughter
Julian Colman
as Martinez
Pilar Pellicer
as Francisco's Wife
Owen Lee
as Sergeant
Gustavo Ganem
as Barman
Armando Duarte
as Soldier
Norm Blankenship
as Whipping Master
Frank Welker
as Narrator
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Critic Reviews for Zorro, the Gay Blade

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (1)

Tasteless, forced comedy just about killed the Zorro franchise for many years.

March 14, 2009

Zorro, The Gay Blade provides zesty and zippy entertainment.

Full Review… | January 31, 2004
Spirituality and Practice

Very funny spoof with its heart in just the right place.

November 24, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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May 7, 2007

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August 5, 2005

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July 19, 2005

Audience Reviews for Zorro, the Gay Blade


HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA This movie is funny as hell man. I loved this movie before I understood what "gay blade" meant. I just thought he was SUPER happy and loved brightly colored outfits, of course now I know that it means you served in the navy and you're very talented with a whip! Now that I think about it, the gay Zorro doesn't use a blade.... title error, loss of half a star!

nipp str
nipp str

Curiosity definitely killed the cat or rather it should have killed me. Funny, stupid and all of the above...

Ken T
Ken T

One bit, two bits, three bits a peso! All for Zoro, stand up and say so! I love this old cinemax classic!

tim amos
tim amos

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