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No Contest

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No Contest

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Andrew Dice Clay, Shannon Tweed, Robert Davi, Roddy Piper
director:
Paul Lynch
genre:
ActionAdventure

We gave it a B-

Die Hard-at-a-beauty-pageant may sound like a Mad magazine parody, but that’s just the kind of vision that fuels the low-budget action video No Contest. Ex-Diceman Andrew Clay plays a criminal who takes over the Ms. Galaxy pageant, holding five finalists hostage. Just their luck, the event is emceed by a former Ms. Galaxy and martial-arts film star (played by Shannon Tweed, whose specialty is erotic thrillers); her escape makes for the kind of ludicrous plot developments that only a true direct-to-video fan would appreciate. B-

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