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Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988)

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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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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Return of the Killer Tomatoes: The Sequel  »

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Steve Lundquist (Igor) appears in a Vidal Sassoon ad in the issue of Playboy George Clooney holds up. 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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Charles White: Cut it! Cut it! Cut it! Save the film, strike the broad and kill the babies.
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All events, persons and vegetables portrayed are fictional. Any similarity to persons or vegetables living or dead is purely coincidental. See more »

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References The Addams Family (1964) 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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Greatest B-movie comedy ever made
6 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

Even though I've only recently saw this yesterday,it is most certainly the greatest B-movie comedy ever made,and the most important part of Killer Tomato history,since many characters here went on to be on the TV show,most of the characters from the first movie reappear only they're played by different actors with the exception of J.Stephen Peace as Chad Finletter,with the introduction of six new characters,Chad(Anthony Starke),Matt(George Clooney),Tara(Karen Mistal,later to be played by legendary voice actress Kath Soucie on the show),Professor Gangreen(John Astin),and FT as himself,the product placement gag precedes the one in Waynes World by 5 years,and it has one of the weirdest relationships since Splash,I haven't seen the first or the next 2 sequels,but I'm sure they're just as funny as this one,so take my advice and buy this at Best Buy today and request to Anchor Bay to release the other Killer Tomato movies on DVD


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