Santo Contra Los Hombres Infernales
No it’s not a mistake. We quote the same lines we used for "Santo
Contra Cerebro Del Mal", but it’s not a mistake, because both
movies have the same final scene and then the same lines. So we will
use it again to witness the bond between the two films, shot, as we
said in the previous review, in the same place and in the same days.
Cuba. A few days before the triumph of the revolution. Two twins
movies. Dizygotic twins, however, because "Santo Contra Cerebro Del
Mal" we have a story that follows a logic, we see fight scenes and we
have our legendary El Santo (called El Enmascarado De La Plata) as a
co-star. But in "Santo Contra Los Hombres Infernales" (released without
the word "Santo" that was added later), things change radically.
Because this one is not a movie about the hero of Lucha Libre, but a
crime movie with him appearing as a supporting actor. We see him few
times. He does little things. He fights a little more and talks less.
Just a couple of times for all these situations.
First or second movie of the series, does not matter, what is certain
is that "Hombres Infernales" is far less than “Santo Contra
Cerebro Del Mal". The plot runs slow without great moments of action
until the final scene which is the one in common with the other film
shot in La Habana.
The protagonist is Joaquin Cordero a man who pretends to be a Mexican
crook to infiltrate a gang of drug Cubans dealers. El Santo or better
Enmascarado De La Plata is an undercover cop who saves Cordero. At the
end of the band is defeat and Cordero finds his girlfriend.
A little thing here can be saved as images of Cuba before the
revolution and some musical moment. This is a movie to be seen only if
you don’t want to miss a frame of the film career of the
legendary Rodolfo Guzman Huerta.
Technical Data Sheet
Original title: El Hombres Infernales
Alternative Titles: Holy Vs.Infernal Men (USA)
Country: Mexico, Cuba
Directed by: Joselito Rodriguez
Cast: Ghost, Joaquin Cordero, Jorge Marx, Fernando Osés, Gina Romand, Enrique Zambrano
Duration: 75 '
Production Company: Aticca