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Just for the chase scene, “Cleopatra Jones” is a must-watch


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Jack Starrett’s 1973 Cleopatra Jones is a spy film, but it feels like one of the first modern superhero movies: colorful, stylish, and fun, featuring a larger-than-life champion of the people and a cartoonish supervillain. Dobson—along with Pam Grier—paved the way for action heroines like Alien’s Ripley and The Terminator’s Sarah Connor.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/08/21/for-the-chase-cleopatra-jones-is-a-must-watch