Lucha libre superstar-crimefighter-detective-Renaissance man Santo defeated scads of fearsome monsters over the course of his 54-film career. Despite these harrowing battles, Santo always kept his movies family-friendly. He knew that mummy-fighting luchadores weren't just entertainers — they were role models.
In honor of Turkey Day, here's seven of the best Turkish rip-off movies presented in their entirety. Copyright and production values are nonexistent, but the thrills are (sort of) non-stop. Here's Turkish Star Wars, Star Trek, and other trashterpieces.
Santo the luchador was one of the most prolific monster fighters in cinema history. In addition to solving crimes and wooing bikini-clad babes, Santo found the time to wrestle the Wolfman, Martians, mummies, and the Bermuda Triangle...over 54 movies.(1969)