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Episode #144: Do or Die

Listen to Episode 144 of the Podcast here while you enjoy the show notes.

SUMMARY - In Do or Die, federal secret agents Donna (played by Dona Speir) and Nicole (played by Roberta Vasquez) are confronted by a Japanese crime boss nicknamed Kane (played by Pat Morita). Kane tells the duo that they are now part of a game where the only objective is to survive attacks from six different teams of hired assassins.

Screenplay by Andy Sidaris; Directed by Andy Sidaris; and released on June 28,1991.


The movie gets started really quickly with our leads being taken by our villain and told they are part of some killing game but that's basically all we know

What follows is a lot of chase scenes

And a lot of explosions

with some cheesy computer graphics in between

And tons of unprompted sex scenes

and more explosions

and a fun original song

and basically no real plot or characters or whatever. Just enjoy the ride

The director is listed on IMDB as the apron wearing owner of this bar. This is all we could find in the scenes and we don't think this is Sidaris

Awards Talk: None to speak of this time


This week we don't have any true crime to talk about so we go to TV

We found an episode of Love Connection that possibly aired on this date?

And if you want to learn more about Andy Sidaris, here are a couple articles


Nikki 1-5 star scale - 2 out of 5

Jon 0-4 star scale - 1 out of 4

Would you watch it again? - Our only other experience with Andy Sidaris so far has been Hard Ticket to Hawaii which is better. This was a fun time and it made us laugh, but we'd rather try out others in the series because this felt a bit weaker than others might be. However, this would be fun to watch with a crowd at a midnight movie screening

If you want to watch Do or Die, as of this recording in December 2023, it’s available on Tubi, Full Moon, VHS, DVD. Check your local listings.


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