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19th Mar '16 9:08:38 AM HowlingSnail
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* {{Orgasmatron}}: The Excessive Machine.
15th Feb '16 1:55:36 PM SoGo
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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: We never find out if Hand is still concern about Barbarella, who's ship crashed through the planet's surface. Or if Barbarella's ship ever got fixed, since we last saw it about to be repaired by a scientist.
1st Feb '16 6:58:00 PM magicatthemovieS
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* {{Homage}}: The (in)famous opening scene was the base for the video of Music/KylieMinogue's song ''Put yourself in my place''.

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* {{Homage}}: The (in)famous opening scene was the base basis for the video of Music/KylieMinogue's song music video for ''Put yourself Yourself in my place''.My Place". It was also re-created in Music/ArianaGrande's music video for "Break Free".
7th Jan '16 9:18:33 AM Prfnoff
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''Barbarella'' was originally a French erotic science fiction comic book series by Jean-Claude Forest, but the title is better known, at least outside France, for the 1968 film adaptation.

It was directed by Roger Vadim, and starred his wife at the time, Creator/JaneFonda. The film is set to the distant future, estimated to about the 40th century. Planet Earth has been united under a Republic, wars have been abolished and weapons exist only in museums. Sex has been replaced by a ritual involving pills. But Dr. Durand Durand (Milo O'Shea), a scientist, starts developing a new weapon. He and his spaceship vanish in the vicinity of uncharted planet Tau Ceti. Barbarella is sent to retrieve him. The local culture introduces her both to various horrors and to the joys of real sex. She has to face the evil Black Queen (Anita Pallenberg) of the city [=SoGo=], the so-called City of Night.

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''Barbarella'' was originally a French erotic science fiction comic book series by Jean-Claude Forest, but the title is better known, at least outside France, for the 1968 film adaptation.

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adaptation produced by Creator/DinoDeLaurentiis, directed by Roger Vadim, and starred his wife at the time, Creator/JaneFonda. Creator/JaneFonda.

The film is set to the distant future, estimated to about the 40th century. Planet Earth has been united under a Republic, wars have been abolished and weapons exist only in museums. Sex has been replaced by a ritual involving pills. But Dr. Durand Durand (Milo O'Shea), a scientist, starts developing a new weapon. He and his spaceship vanish in the vicinity of uncharted planet Tau Ceti. Barbarella is sent to retrieve him. The local culture introduces her both to various horrors and to the joys of real sex. She has to face the evil Black Queen (Anita Pallenberg) of the city [=SoGo=], the so-called City of Night.
27th Dec '15 6:19:35 AM Temmere
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* RescueSex: With three different people over the course of the movie. Dildano explicitly states that he rescued Barbarella just so he could get this.

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* RescueSex: With three different people over the course of the movie. Dildano explicitly states that he rescued Barbarella just so he could get this.this (though, to her disappointment, he means the mental connection practiced on Earth).
31st Oct '15 10:35:26 PM SpukiKitty
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* MrFanservice: John Phillip Law as the angel Pygar, a handsome, tall, blond, blue-eyed shirtless ornithanthrope.



* MsFanservice: Barbarella again.

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* MrFanservice: John Phillip Law as the angel Pygar, a handsome, tall, blond, blue-eyed shirtless ornithanthrope.
* MsFanservice: Barbarella again. Also, the Black Queen and many extras.
31st Oct '15 10:30:20 PM SpukiKitty
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* TheHunk: Pygar seems to be this and a {{Prettyboy}} at the same time.

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* TheHunk: {{Hunk}}: Pygar seems to be this and a {{Prettyboy}} at the same time.
12th Aug '15 12:25:57 PM FF32
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* DiscOneFinalBoss: The Black Queen/Great Tyrant because [[spoiler: The real villan is the Concierge who is Durand Durand & he is also TheStarscream & thereby, TheBigBad. If anything, The Black Queen is the real heroine, or at least an AntiHero with a PyrrhicVictory due to letting loose the Mathmos, which destroys the evil city, Durand Durand & saves The Queen, Barbarella & Pygar. Apart from the big Black Guard air battle, Barbarella is the most useless space heroine in history]]

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* DiscOneFinalBoss: The Black Queen/Great Tyrant because [[spoiler: The real villan is the Concierge who is Durand Durand & he is also TheStarscream & thereby, TheBigBad.the BigBad. If anything, The Black Queen is the real heroine, or at least an AntiHero with a PyrrhicVictory due to letting loose the Mathmos, which destroys the evil city, Durand Durand & saves The Queen, Barbarella & Pygar. Apart from the big Black Guard air battle, Barbarella is the most useless space heroine in history]]
2nd May '15 9:07:25 AM MrHand
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** Essentially, the entire plot consists of a string of ridiculous situations contrived to provide thinly-veiled excuses for Jane Fonda to take all her clothes off (or have them forcibly removed). However, when you have a leading lady with a body like Jane Fonda, you really don't need much of a plot.
26th Apr '15 4:07:07 AM Morgenthaler
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'''''Barbarella''''' was originally a French erotic science fiction comic book series by Jean-Claude Forest, but the title is better known, at least outside France, for the 1968 film adaptation.

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'''''Barbarella'''''
''Barbarella''
was originally a French erotic science fiction comic book series by Jean-Claude Forest, but the title is better known, at least outside France, for the 1968 film adaptation.



When first released, ''Barbarella'' was a critical and commercial failure. However, it later became a cult film (as a GuiltyPleasure). [[note]]Does the doctor sound [[Music/DuranDuran familiar]]?[[/note]]



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