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10. The Amazing Mr No Legs

Cinema Artists Productions

Directed by Ricou Browning, the former stuntman who played The Creature From The Black Lagoon, 1979’s Mr No Legs is a Z-grade exploitation movie about Lou (real life double amputee Ted Vollrath), a mob enforcer whose wheelchair comes equipped with machine guns.

Lou’s also a martial artist, and if you get in his way, then as the poster warns, “he’ll cut you down to size!” In the film’s most jaw-dropping moment, that’s exactly what he does, leaping out of his chair to kill an army of thugs sent to wipe him out.

His sidekick in the picture is played by Rance “father of Ron” Howard, who by that point had been acting for 20 years, including stints on the TV show Happy Days where Ron played Richie Cunningham. Rance later appeared in his son’s movies, including Splash, Cocoon and Apollo 13.


Ian Watson is the author of 'Midnight Movie Madness', a 600+ page guide to "bad" movies from 'Reefer Madness' to 'Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead.'