Dr. Sepulveda (Carlos Agosti) is a nuclear physicist. In addition he works in collaboration with the brilliant scientist and wrestler Santo (Santo). Santo believes that using atom decomposition he has created a time machine. The devise is based on the reincarnation theory. By sending someone back in time to a previous life they can advance science.

Santo tells his theory of dematerialization to a group of Dr. Sepulveda’s fellow scientists. Of course the machine has not yet been tested. Santo says that it is dangerous and could prove fatal to men. He says that women are four times stronger and a young woman should be the one to test it. The problem is finding a woman willing to risk it. Dr. Sepulveda’s daughter Luisa (Noelia Noel) volunteers.

Luisa is sent back to the tail end of the nineteenth century and into the body of Luisa Solar. Luisa is in the clutches of a vampire. Count Alucard (Aldo Monti) has recently moved to the area. After his arrival several maidens in the area have gone missing. Alucard has amassed a bevy of large breasted women for his court. Apparently part of the vampire ceremony requires the male vampire to feel up the female vampires.

Now he wants to add Luisa as his queen. In an ancient vault in a cemetery he shows Luisa a coffin filled with treasure and says that the treasure belonged to his family and now that she is his queen, she owns it as well. Luisa’s father Professor Solar (Jorge Mondragon) calls in noted Professor Van Roth (Fernando Mendoza). Van Roth figures out that Alucard is Dracula and dispatches him. Just before he can also put Luisa out of her misery she is pulled back to the present time.

As all of this vampire stuff was going on, Santo, Dr. Sepulveda and a squeaky little comic relief assistant named Parakeet (Alberto Rojas) somehow manage to watch all this stuff from the past on a monitor. Back in the real world, so to speak, Santo, Sepulveda, Luisa and parakeet go looking for the treasure of Dracula in the cemetery. Little do they know that a masked man and his minions have been spying on them and have their own ideas about owning the treasure. So how do you settle things with evil villains? Apparently you wrestle. If that doesn’t work, reactivate the vampire.

“El Vampiro y el Sexo” AKA “The Vampire and the Sex” was shot as an adult version of "Santo en el Tesoro de Dracula” AKA “Santo in the Treasure of Dracula” that was released in 1968 and was directed by Rene Cardona. The uncensored version was not released until 2011 after its discovery. It is a Mexican horror and a Luchador (wrestling) film. The featured Luchador is Santo the most popular wrestler ever in Mexico.

In the sixties a popular exploitation sub-genre developed called the nudie cutie. These films were, for the most part, really bad films. Acting, plot, production values, script, you name it, it was bad. The only thing these movies had that garnered fans were naked women. In the late sixties the Mexican movie companies decided to jump on the bandwagon. Mexican sexploitation movies had arrived.

Although the main genres for these films varied some were of the horror variety. “El Vampiro y el Sexo” has the distinction of not only being a Mexican nudie cutie and a horror movie but also a Luchador film and, for good measure, a science fiction movie. None of this makes the films any better, just funnier.

At the time the film was produced it was common, in Mexico, to shoot a family version and an adult version that was distributed mainly in Europe. In fact, some believe that there are at least six such films starring El Santo that were made. The El Santo family had issues with the film being released. They were worried about what the film would do to Santo’s reputation. At no time is Santo in any of the scenes with the naked vampires.

There is some wrestling in the film, it wouldn’t be a Luchador film without at least some, but it comes later in the movie. Before that you have several naked women with ample assets, a vampire, a time machine and a Mexican wrestler in a suit and silver mask. It’s a buffet of genres. All of them weird but all of them fun.

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