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The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989)

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The Toxic Avenger is tricked into traveling to Tokyo to search for his estranged father, leaving Tromaville open to complete domination by an evil corporation.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ron Fazio ...
Tsutomu Sekine ...
Mayako Katsuragi ...
Shinoburyû ...
Shôchikuyama (as Shinoburyu)
Lisa Gaye ...
Mrs. Junko
Jack Cooper ...
Big Mac Junko
Erika Schickel ...
Bonnie Garvin ...
Bad Girl
Karen King ...
Bad Girl
Didi Mancuso ...
Bad Girl


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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Release Date:

24 February 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Toxic Avenger II  »

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Box Office


$2,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,950, 26 February 1989, Limited Release

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1.85 : 1
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Big Mac: Smellvin!
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Crazy Credits

Telephone operator: Buzz E. Signal Telephone operator: Juan Morering Best Lay: Selma Feltathigh Golf Grip: "Keep Thumbs Locked" Key Gripe: "The Food Stinks" Key Grope: John's Left Buttock Sushi Chef: Ginger N. Mustard See more »


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Toxic Avenger Theme Song
Written by Keith McCoy, Shaun College, Glen Sangimino and Dan Skye
Performed by Glen Sangimino, Keith McCoy and Shaun College
Vocals by Scott Casey
Produced by Dan Skye
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Sillier and gorier
7 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

The Toxic Avenger, Part II (1989) by the Troma lunatics Michael Herz and Lloyd Kaufman continutes the adventures of Toxie, a nuclear waste mutant monster hero, and his attempts to maintain peace in his home town, a world of its own (especially in Part I), Tromaville. And so on. Unlike the first film with many clever and satiric elements in it, the sequel concentrates more on the not-so-clever humor and jokes and extremely over-the-top ultra gore and violence that have often been censored (the Japanese VHS, the US Tox Box DVD set and, surprisingly, the Finnish videotape RE-release are as uncut as possible & director's editions) and for a better reason than in Part I. The effects are quite splashy and nasty. There are some genuinely funny moments and bits of dialogue (especially dealing with the Japan/USA territory and cultural differences and also genuine acceptance of foreign people, something that, for example, many Hong Kong exploitation films rarely achieve or dare to do) but the spark of freshness is gone. There is also a James Bond spoof that may be funny for some; at least the long chace is well shot even though the budget for the sequel was notably higher than in the first film. Ultra gory, ultra toxic and often ultra stupid but honest trash cinema.

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