Vic Díaz (born 1932 in Manila, Philippines) is a Filipino former character actor who mostly portrayed villains. He is also the father of Teddy Diaz, the founding guitarist of the Filipino Rock band The Dawn. He appeared in Jack Hill's women in prison exploitation film The Big Bird Cage, shot in the Philippines. Quentin Tarantino, a fan of seventies exploitation cinema, referred to Vic as "The Filipino Peter Lorre."
GenresDocumentaire ThèmesDocumentaire sur le monde des affaires, Documentaire sur le cinéma ActeursRoger Corman, Colleen Camp, John Landis, Sid Haig, R. Lee Ermey, Joe Dante Rôle Lui-même Note72% Des femmes plantureuses, des monstres mutants et des agents secrets nains… On trouvait tout cela dans les films de genre philippins des années 70 et 80. Envahissant les drive-ins du monde entier, les Philippines sont devenues un eldorado pour les réalisateurs de films dits « d'exploitation », alliant une main d'œuvre bon marché, un cadre exotique et une règlementation inexistante en matière de santé et de sécurité. Ce documentaire retrace l'histoire d'un genre sans scrupules, sans scénarios, sans frontières et - plus souvent que jamais - sans vêtements…
, 1h53 Réalisé parChito S. Roño OriginePhilippines GenresDrame, Guerre, Action, Aventure ThèmesLa mer, Transport, Politique ActeursArmando Goyena, Albert Martinez, Vic Díaz, BB Gandanghari, Camille Prats, Janus del Prado Rôle Old Naguchi Note56% Lolo Melo (Armando Goyena) is an old Filipino World War II veteran living in the United States who tells his war stories to his grandson Jobert (Danilo Barrios). Flashbacks to 1944, he tells the story of his participation during World War II, when his troop was ordered to bury the Yamashita treasure. When Lolo gets kidnapped, Jobert goes back to Manila in order to find the hidden treasure and save his grandfather. Jobert finds the clues to a hidden treasure in the coded, wartime diaries of his grandfather. Soon, he and his chums are in hot pursuit of the Yamashita Treasure. But, a dangerous mercenaries are also after the prize, Emong(Albert Martinez), a Philippine government official and Naguchi (Vic Diaz), a Japanese World War II veteran.
Réalisé parCirio H. Santiago GenresAction ActeursPeter Nelson, Vic Díaz Note43% The movie is a Vietnam exploitation film where a commando makes an elite team out of rebels. The men are trouble makers and rebels, but are able to perform well. The men are sent out to blow up a bridge and manage to destroy the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) guards. However, another NVA force arrives and an all out battle commences. During the battle, two of the men are killed, but the team kills off all of the NVA reinforcements and captures their leader.
, 1h36 OrigineHong kong GenresDrame, Comédie, Action, Aventure, Policier ActeursJames Iglehart, Shirley Washington, Ken Metcalfe, Chiquito, Eddie García, Marissa Delgado Note47% James Iglehart plays African-American prize fighter Cal Jefferson who is on a honeymoon holiday in Hong Kong with his new wife played by Shirley Washington. Cal comes across a drowning Chinese man whom he jumps in the sea to save. This now revived and very grateful mute man turns out to be someone they cannot get rid of. They finally get rid of him or so it seems. They purchase an item in Hong Kong which becomes the center of a gang's attention. The gang led by Kenneth Metcalfe will stop at nothing to retrieve the item. They leave Hong Kong for Manila, the Philippines and find themselves being attacked with the mute Chinese man coming to their assistance.