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Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  8 October 1978 (USA)
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A group of scientists band together to save the world from mutated tomatoes that KILL!

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David Miller ...
George Wilson ...
Sharon Taylor ...
J. Stephen Peace ...
Lt. Wilbur Finletter (as Rock Peace)
Ernie Meyers ...
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Ron Shapiro ...
Al Sklar ...
Jerrold Anderson ...
Major Mills (as Jerry Anderson)
Don Birch ...
Tom Coleman ...
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Art K. Koustik ...
FIA Director (as Art Koustik)
Jack Nolen ...
Senator McKinley
Paul Oya ...
Dr. Nokitofa
John Qualls ...
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After a wave of reports of mysterious attacks involving people and pets being eaten by the traditionally docile fruit, a special government task force is set up to investigate the violent veggies and put a stop to their murderous spree. Included in this crack team are a lieutenant who never goes anywhere without his parachute, an underwater expert who's never out of his scuba gear, and a master of disguise who conceals his appearance by dressing as a black Adolf Hitler. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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8 October 1978 (USA)  »

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O Ataque dos Tomates Assassinos  »

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$90,000 (estimated)
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Various relatives of the filmmakers were financial backers for the movie. Moreover, several family members of the filmmakers appear throughout the picture in small parts. See more »

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Jim Richardson: I can say without fear of contradiction, that under no circumstances, and at no time has that current administration expended any public monies whatsoever for the purchase of the fluffy flower print toilet paper.
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THE MINDMAKER SONG
Music by Paul Sundfor and Gordon Goodwin
Lyrics by Costa Dillon, John De Bello and J. Stephen Peace
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Funny crap
13 September 2002 | by (Biberach, Germany) – See all my reviews

Ok it's crap, but very funny crap.

It lacks so much logic, effects, story and talent that it's really worth looking at. One of those crap movies, that are even good by being crap. You know ;)

Watch it on a geek party with some beer and you will have lotsa fun


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