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Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988)

PG  |   |  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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Wilbur Finletter (as Rock Peace)
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Bob Downs (as Mike Villani)
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Harvey Weber ...
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Gordon Howard ...
Pizza Customer
Rick Rockwell ...
Jim Richardson / Tomato Dealer
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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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Storyline

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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22 April 1988 (USA)  »

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Return of the Killer Tomatoes: The Sequel  »

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Trivia

U.S. Congressman Gary Condit, who became a household name in the Chandra Levy disappearance, has an uncredited roles as a patron in the pizzeria. The movie was co-written and co-produced by a friend of Condit's, J. Stephen Peace. Peace, along with Condit, was a member of the California State Assembly at the time. See more »

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When Chad is escaping from Gangreen's house, the "Rambo Tomatoes" are shooting at him with their automatic weapons, but flashes come out the barrel of only one weapon. The other is being shaken as though it were firing, but no flash comes out the barrel of the weapon. See more »

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Matt Stevens: Product placement!
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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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Big Breasted Girls Go To The Beach And Take Their Tops Off
Written and Performed by Rick Patterson and Neal Fox
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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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