The Pumaman (1980)
L'Uomo Puma
The Puma Man

Nomination Year: 1998
SYNOPSIS:  The ancient Aztec spirit of Puma is reincarnated in the form of a geeky white guy. I know his people got massacred by the Spanish and all, but you'd still think the ancient Aztec spirit of Puma could do better than this.

Deus Ex Machina

Got the Drop on Him! Drat!
Pumaman throws the bad guy away from the mind-control mask and turns it on him. Suddenly, the baddie drops through a convenient trap door.


The Harvey Wallbanger
Pumaman throws a bad guy against a wall, which shakes a lot.

Worst Special Effect

The Greatest Aztechian Hero
Uh, sort of. He's the Greatest Aztechian Hero! He grabs a baddie and makes him fall sideways.

Worst Picture

"Puma? No, Really -- Puma?!"
The World's Most Persistent Belt Salesman reveals Pumaman's powers to him. Pumaman is puzzled. So are we, especially when we see him try to fly.

Actors/Directors of Note
Actor Claim to Fame
Walter George Alton  
Donald Pleasence His bald pate shows up here and there in both Bad and Legitimate films and made-for-TV movies 
Sydne Rome  
Giovanni Cianfriglia you may wonder how his career could have topped Super Stooges vs the Wonder Women ... wonder no more! 
Director Claim to Fame
Alberto De Martino  

Greg Pearson

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