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Tura Satana

No. 10

Tura Satana, Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
Image credit: Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!: Kobal Collection

Tura Satana kicks butt in ''Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!''

AS Varla
IN Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)

WHO IS SHE? In Russ Meyer's boobsploitation classic, Varla and two go-go dancer pals drive out to the desert, looking for kicks and a hidden treasure, and they'll roll over anyone who gets in their way.

SKILLS One of the baddest bad girls ever, Varla can out-drag-race any man, and she can kill with a single karate chop to the back.

BATTLE GEAR Cleavage-revealing jumpsuit and driving gloves

MALE ADMIRER Kirk (Paul Trinka), whose family's ranch is the rumored site of the cash Varla wants to grab

DROP-DEAD DIALOGUE ''I never try anything. I just do it. Wanna try me?''

CAN'T GET ENOUGH? Alas, Satana's only other major role was as the villainous spy ringleader in the Z-grade Astro-Zombies (1969).

Originally posted Apr 16, 2004
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