History Film / HorrorsOfSpiderIsland

24th Apr '18 10:21:06 PM DivineDeath
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%%* QuicksandSucks

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%%* QuicksandSucks* QuicksandSucks: Spider Gary is ultimately killed when he's led into a patch of quicksand.
8th Mar '18 6:19:44 PM Scooter007
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* DoesNotLikeShoes: The women start going barefoot all the time not long after crashing on the island. One of the girls gripes, "Ow, my shoe!", so they probably ditched them for comfort.

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* DoesNotLikeShoes: The women start going barefoot all the time not long after crashing on the island. One Justified in that most (if not all) of them are wearing spike heels; one of the girls gripes, "Ow, my shoe!", so they probably ditched them for comfort.


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* EstablishingCharacterMoment:
** Linda the stripper gets two: first, when she starts smoking whilst sitting beneath a prohibitive sign (even going so far as to take the sign off the wall and sit on it), showing her casual contempt for rules and procedure; second, when she goes in for her audition, she immediately begins stripping, with no prompting whatsoever.
** Gary enters the office and promptly demonstrates that he will '''not''' be DistractedByTheSexy, covering one dancer's legs and taking Linda's cigarette from her, showing that he's all business. (He does lose this a bit once they get to the island, though.)
13th Feb '18 8:07:36 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* GunsDoNotWorkThatWay: At least in the dub. The late professor's gun is an automatic pistol that is exclusively referred to as a "revolver" by the characters. One even does so just before ''inserting a magazine'', all but forcing viewers to notice the mistake.
13th Jan '18 9:01:44 PM speedyboris
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* MoodWhiplash: The girls escape the island to some easy-going music, then "THE END" abruptly appears on a black screen, accompanied by a creepy, dissonant music cue.

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* MoodWhiplash: The In the ''[=MST3K=]'' version of the film (which differs from other prints), the girls escape the island to some easy-going music, then "THE END" abruptly appears on a black screen, accompanied by a creepy, dissonant music cue.cue.
--> '''Tom:''' So, you want to end your movie ''that'' way, huh? Okay, get bent, we're outta here.



--> '''Tom:''' So, you want to end your movie ''that'' way, huh? Okay, get bent, we're outta here.
31st Mar '17 7:12:55 PM MarkLungo
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* TheImmodestOrgasm: The moans from the sun-stricken dancers sounds... erotic. {{Lampshaded}} and deconstructed by Mike and the 'bots.
* KillItWithFire: They somehow deduce that spider-Gary can only be destroyed with fire, so they drive him into quicksand by brandishing torches. Which means it wasn't destroyed by fire at all.

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* TheImmodestOrgasm: The moans from the sun-stricken dancers sounds...sound... erotic. {{Lampshaded}} and deconstructed by Mike and the 'bots.
* KillItWithFire: They somehow deduce that spider-Gary can only be destroyed with fire, so they drive him into quicksand [[QuicksandSucks quicksand]] by brandishing torches. Which means it he wasn't destroyed by fire at all.
31st Mar '17 6:41:21 PM MarkLungo
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''(The) Horrors of Spider Island'' is a 1961 exploitation film.

A troupe of dancers is assembled in UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity for a special performance in Singapore. Unfortunately, their plane crashes and the survivors (the troupe plus their manager Gary and his assistant Georgia) become castaways on an island. A little exploration reveals that the island used to be the home of a scientist mining for uranium, before he was killed by spiders. One night Gary gets bitten by a spider and turns into a spider-monster, stalking his former friends and killing them.

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''(The) Horrors of Spider Island'' is a 1961 exploitation film.

ExploitationFilm.

A troupe of dancers is assembled in UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity for a special performance in Singapore.UsefulNotes/{{Singapore}}. Unfortunately, their plane crashes and the survivors (the troupe plus their manager Gary and his assistant Georgia) become castaways on an island. A little exploration reveals that the island used to be the home of a scientist mining for uranium, before he was killed by spiders. One night Gary gets bitten by a spider and turns into a spider-monster, stalking his former friends and killing them.
25th Mar '17 7:37:56 PM Bissek
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** The auditions themselves have the girls showing off their legs and getting nearly naked.

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** The auditions themselves have the girls showing off their legs and getting nearly naked. Only two of the auditions for a dance troupe actually involve dancing.



* KillItWithFire: They somehow deduce that spider-Gary can only be destroyed with fire, so they drive him into quicksand by brandishing torches.

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* KillItWithFire: They somehow deduce that spider-Gary can only be destroyed with fire, so they drive him into quicksand by brandishing torches. Which means it wasn't destroyed by fire at all.
13th Feb '17 9:26:09 PM AnotherGuy
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* DoesNotLikeShoes: The women start going barefoot all the time not long after crashing on the island.

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* DoesNotLikeShoes: The women start going barefoot all the time not long after crashing on the island. One of the girls gripes, "Ow, my shoe!", so they probably ditched them for comfort.
13th Feb '17 9:25:17 PM AnotherGuy
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%%* AsYouKnow

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%%* AsYouKnow* AsYouKnow: Bob and Joe clumsily provide exposition they should already know and not discuss: they're working for a professor and bring his scheduled supplies.


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* EasilyForgiven: Bob and Joe get into a nasty fistfight over the latter impugning the honor of the former's girl -- and laugh about it right after.
17th Jan '17 11:19:25 AM Gosicrystal
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* AllWomenAreLustful: The ladies are stranded on an island, one of the only competent members of their group has gone missing, and the food's running out. When two average-looking men show up, you'd think the ladies would have bigger concerns than seducing them, but, well...
** The guys ''do'' bring food and supplies with them (they were resupplying the scientist who lived on the island), but [[AngstWhatAngst forgetting about their missing friends is harder to justify]].

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* AllWomenAreLustful: AllWomenAreLustful:
**
The ladies are stranded on an island, one of the only competent members of their group has gone missing, and the food's running out. When two average-looking men show up, you'd think the ladies would have bigger concerns than seducing them, but, well...
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well... The guys ''do'' bring food and supplies with them (they were resupplying the scientist who lived on the island), but [[AngstWhatAngst forgetting about their missing friends is harder to justify]].



* AsYouKnow
* BatDeduction: When the other women find the body of Linda, the stripper, they find marks on her neck that indicate she's been strangled and immediately come to the conclusion that "the spider" had done it. Despite the fact that spiders ''poison'' their prey, not ''strangle'' them.
** The spider did try to strangle Gary, but they had no way of knowing that the spider is a strangling spider.

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* %%* AsYouKnow
* BatDeduction: When the other women find the body of Linda, the stripper, they find marks on her neck that indicate she's been strangled and immediately come to the conclusion that "the spider" had done it. Despite Disregarding the fact that spiders generally ''poison'' their prey, not ''strangle'' them.
** The
them, the spider did try to strangle Gary, but they had no way of knowing that the spider is a strangling spider.spider.
* DistinctionWithoutADifference: "There's absolutely no reason yet to fear the worst. Until now, we only know that the plane caught fire and we've lost radio contact."



* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: A man bitten by a radioactive spider turns into some sort of..."spider-man?"
** Actually predates SpiderMan by a few years. Maybe Creator/StanLee saw this movie and was inspired?



* {{Fanservice}}: There's lots of scantily clad women in this movie. However, in the bathing scene, they wear light-colored body stockings. So they're nude, but they're not!

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* {{Fanservice}}: {{Fanservice}}:
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There's lots of scantily clad women in this movie. However, in the bathing scene, they wear light-colored body stockings. So they're nude, but they're not!



* IdiotBall: One of the dancers asks if you can eat uranium.



* LadykillerInLove: The movie appears to be trying to pull this off with Bob and Gladys, but the clumsy execution only succeeds in making Bob look like an indecisive JerkAss.

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* LadykillerInLove: The movie appears to be trying to pull this off with Bob and Gladys, but the clumsy execution only succeeds in making Bob look like an indecisive JerkAss.{{Jerkass}}.



* MonsterMisogyny: Kind of hard to avoid when the only two other guys come to the island in the last third of the film - and Gary is the first victim.
** The Professor is the first victim in an offscreen death.
*** Which means 3 of the 4 men on the island end up getting killed...

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* MonsterMisogyny: Kind of hard to avoid when the only two other guys come to the island in the last third of the film - and Gary is the first victim.
** The Professor is the first victim in an offscreen death.
*** Which means
film. 3 of the 4 men on the island end up getting killed...killed.



--> '''Tom''': So, you want to end your movie ''that'' way, huh? Okay, get bent, we're outta here.
* NoExceptYes: "There's absolutely no reason yet to fear the worst. Until now, we only know that the plane caught fire and we've lost radio contact."

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--> '''Tom''': '''Tom:''' So, you want to end your movie ''that'' way, huh? Okay, get bent, we're outta here.
* NoExceptYes: "There's absolutely no reason yet to fear the worst. Until now, we only know that the plane caught fire and we've lost radio contact."
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* QuicksandSucks

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* %%* QuicksandSucks



** One of the dancers then [[IdiotBall asks if you can eat uranium]].
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