Satan's Sadists (1969) from Tuna

Satan's Sadists (1969) is the ultimate bad biker exploitation film from director Al Adamson. 
Before the opening credits, the bikers grab a couple, rape the woman, then kill both. Cut to college student Jackie Taylor giving her three girlfriends something for their camping trip, then heading off to work at a greasy spoon in the middle of the desert. Cut to a couple driving along, and stopping to pick up a young man hitch hiking. The man is a cop on vacation, and the hitch hiker is an ex marine MP. Of course, they stop at the greasy spoon, and who should show up but the bikers. By the time the greasy spoon portion of the script has run its course, the cops wife is raped, both are killed, two of the bikers are killed by the ex jarhead, and the jarhead and Taylor are off on foot into the desert to escape. The bikers follow and run into the three camping girlfriends. 


Very little nudity. The unknown rape victim shows breasts, as does the cops wife, Evelyn Frank, and one of the three girls, Randee Lynne. The biker Momma, Regina Carroll shows cleavage throughout the film, and Taylor shows her panty crotch (hard not to do climbing rocks in a micro-mini), and has an ok pokie. 

DVD info from Amazon.

no widescreen, no features

The film is ultra-violent, includes someone putting enough LSD to make the entire state of California high in a pot of coffee, This film has a large cult following. This is classic biker exploitation, and is "so bad it is good."  

The Critics Vote

  • Maltin 0/4

The People Vote ...

  • With their votes ... IMDB summary: IMDb voters score it 5.8 
IMDb guideline: 7.5 usually indicates a level of excellence, about like three and a half stars from the critics. 6.0 usually indicates lukewarm watchability, about like two and a half stars from the critics. The fives are generally not worthwhile unless they are really your kind of material, about like two stars from the critics. Films under five are generally awful even if you like that kind of film, equivalent to about one and a half stars from the critics - or less, depending on just how far below five the rating is.

My own guideline: A means the movie is so good it will appeal to you even if you hate the genre. B means the movie is not good enough to win you over if you hate the genre, but is good enough to do so if you have an open mind about this type of film. C means it will only appeal to genre addicts, and has no crossover appeal. D means you'll hate it even if you like the genre. E means that you'll hate it even if you love the genre. F means that the film is not only unappealing across-the-board, but technically inept as well.

Based on this description, this film is a C+. Classic bad-ass biker movie, so bad it is entertaining.

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