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The Toxic Avenger travels to Tokyo to search for his father and leaves his home Tromaville open to complete domination by an evil corporation.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ron Fazio ...
The Toxic Avenger / Apocalypse Inc. Executive
John Altamura ...
Phoebe Legere ...
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Rikiya Yasuoka ...
Big Mac Bunko
Tsutomu Sekine ...
Announcer
Mayako Katsuragi ...
Masami
Shinoburyû ...
Shôchikuyama (as Shinoburyu)
Lisa Gaye ...
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Jack Cooper ...
Big Mac Junko
Erika Schickel ...
Psychiatrist
Bonnie Garvin ...
Bad Girl
Karen King ...
Bad Girl
Didi Mancuso ...
Bad Girl
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Storyline

The Toxic Avenger is lured to Tokyo, Japan by the evil corporation Apocalypse Inc. So while the Toxic Avenger is fighting crime in Tokyo, Apocalypse Inc. spread evil in Tromaville. Written by Henrik Madsen <henrikm@daimi.aau.dk>

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The first superhero from New Jersey is back!


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Release Date:

24 February 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Akuma no dokudoku monster: Tôkyô e yuku  »

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Budget:

$2,300,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$792,966 (USA)
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1.33 : 1
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Michael Jai White's acting debut. See more »

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In the first Toxic Avenger movie, Melvin's blind girlfriend's name is Sarah. Her name is changed to Claire in Part II. See more »

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Pretty Horrible Sequel
15 June 2013 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989)

* 1/2 (out of 4)

Incredibly disappointing sequel finds Tromaville at peace with crime now gone but this doesn't last long when a group of thugs blow up a house full of blind people. The Toxic Avenger takes care of these guys but he also must go to Japan to try and locate his long-lost father. THE TOXIC AVENGER PART II is an incredibly bad movie from start to finish but if you do decide to sit through it then it's best you view the uncut version, which will at least give you all sorts of gore. If you go with the "cut" version of this then you might as well take a complete star away from my rating. In its uncut form we're treated to some pretty wild gore scenes that manage to be just as disgusting as the ones in the first flick. Most of the action takes place after the home for the blind has been blown up and various thugs take their shots at the Toxic Avenger. He rips them apart in countless ways, turns a midget into a basketball and one poor guy gets smashed to where his guts are falling out all over the place. All that gore is good but sadly there's a lot of bad here. For starters, this thing clocks in at 103-minutes which is at least twenty-minutes too long and in all honesty I'd argue it's about forty-minutes too long. THe film's story is a pretty weak one even by Troma standards and they simply don't do anything with it. The stuff at Tromaville is just boring and the stuff in Japan dealing with the father simply goes no where. There's also a real lack of any comedy, which is something that made the original film work so well. Performances are pretty much what you'd expect from a movie like this. Sadly, everything that made the original so good is missing here so if you must you can fast forward to all the gore scenes and just leave everything else alone.


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