Rana, Queen of the Amazon (1994)

Nomination Year: 2000
SYNOPSIS:  Just your standard Jungle Woman vs Nazis movie.

An intrepid reporter/agent comes to the jungle to try to convince Rana to move against the evil Nazi Doctor Ilsa Von Todd. They are menaced by zombies, lucifer root fumes, quicksand, and the deadly arm-snake.


Invisible Quicksand
Rana's friend from civilization, Alexandra, doesn't see the, uh, "quicksand," which is really a pit filled with muddy water. I think.

Deus Ex Machina

What Kind of Sap Do You Take Us For?
Rana is tied up, and about to succumb to deadly fumes. Thank goodness the Lucifer root sap burned through her ropes just in time.

Smithee Award Winner!MegaMetaSmithee Award Winner! Stupidest-Looking Monster

The Dreaded Arm-Snake
The arm-snake attacks Dr von Todd.


Given the Finger
Focus on the actors in the scene, not your finger, cameraman.

Smithee Award Winner!MegaMetaSmithee Award Winner! Worst Acting

Pamela Suckstch
In this scene, Pamela Sutch as Rana expounds on the evil of the modern world. "You ... and this Nazi ... must go!"

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Somebody Had To Die
Rana and her associates have been captured by Dr von Todd. Rana's friend Claudia is attacked, and ultimately killed, by the arm-snake. Deep in the heart of somebody's backyard the Amazon jungle.

Actors/Directors of Note
Actor Claim to Fame
Pamela Sutch  
Laura Giglio  
Tina Krause  
Dawn Murphy  
Director Claim to Fame
absolutely nobody if movies were allowed to be directed by nobody, then Allen Smithee would never have existed 

Kevin Hogan

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