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Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988)

 -  Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  22 April 1988 (USA)
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Crazy old Professor Gangreen has developed a way to make tomatoes look human for a second invasion.

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Tara Boumdeay (as Karen Mistal)
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Prison Guard / Man in parking lot / SAG representative / Product placement customer / Reporter (as C.J. 'Clark' Dillon)
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Mad scientist Professor Gangreen is cooking up the second coming of the Great Tomato Uprising, in which music converted tomatoes into human form to war against mankind. Pizza delivery man Chad Finletter must save the world and beautiful tomato-girl Tara. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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It'll leave a bad paste in your mouth. See more »

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22 April 1988 (USA)  »

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Return of the Killer Tomatoes: The Sequel  »

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Trivia

At the end of Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978), the beginnings of a carrot uprising are seen. At the end of this film, two carrots with machine guns grace the final scene of the film. This continued through the rest of the series. See more »

Goofs

As Chad is talking to the tomato, the clock reads 1:52 am. The scene cuts to a close up of the Fuzzy Tomato and the clock reads 2:10 am. Then, it goes back to a shot of Chad talking to the tomato and the clock is at 1:53 am. The very end of the scene, the clock now reads 2:13 am. See more »

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Crazy Credits

Near the end of the end credits, Bob Downs and Sid talk about what a crummy movie it was, then a voice says "All right, who let the carrots on the stage?" Bob says "Hey! You carrots can't be here..." and is cut off by gunshots and screaming. The credits end and Bob and Sid are lying dead. Two carrots holding machine guns and dressed as Rambo step out and say "There is no movie tommorow." Then Prof. Gangreene starts laughing and says "See you in France!" See more »

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Spin-off Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (1990) See more »

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Written and Performed by Ron Walz, Neal Fox and Rick Patterson
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A truly excellent comedic spoof.
29 September 2001 | by (England) – See all my reviews

If you expect a serious movie you'll be massively disappointed. If, however you're expecting a comedic spoof that doesn't take itself (or it's prequel) seriously then you're in for a wild ride. It's almost worth watching just so you can admire George Clooney's 80's mullet. There's little plot, but instead there is a series of imaginative scenes which can really make you laugh (so long as you don't try and take the movie seriously). Heartily recommended.


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