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one of the goofiest, funniest, stupidest, goriest and politically incorrect cult classics ever made.
first off, if you love B-movies like i do, you've probably seen this classic cheese-fest numerous times.
But for the uninitiated, what better film to introduce yourself to the wild wonderful and cheesy world of Troma films (and B-movies in general) than The Toxic Avenger.
this film has it all:over the top graphic violence and gore including head crushings, dismemberments, eye-gougings, animal cruelty; offensive portrayals of blind people and the elderly, some truly inventive murders and acting that is all over the map.
what sets this film apart is that a lot of the humor is actually intentional (though the movie does have it's fair share of deliberately unintentional humor.)
the version to see is the unrated-director's-cut that is only available through Troma Team Video. it has all the gore that had to be cut out to earn an R-rating in the U.S. (some versions in other countries were even more severely cut!)
a genuine cult classic and B-movie-making at it's most inspired.
rating:9.5 (on a B-movie scale)
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