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Killer Tomatoes Strike Back! (1991)

Not Rated  |   |  Action, Comedy, Horror  |  14 November 1991 (USA)
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Police assistant Boyle has to investigate cases nobody else wants to deal with. His latest case is about rumored cases of evil tomatoes attacking people. Together with "tomatologist" Kennedi Johnson he tries to find the truth.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Debi Fares ...
Woman Victim (as Debra Fares)
Rick Rockwell ...
Lance Boyle
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Evan Rood
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Kennedi Johnson
J. Stephen Peace ...
Captain Wilbur Finletter (as Rock Peace)
Steve Lundquist ...
Zollo Cortez ...
John De Bello ...
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Armored Car Driver (as Tom Ashworth)
Cal Worthington ...
Himself
Robin Abb ...
Betty Won't, Journalist
Lane Post ...
Man on Street
'Squeeze' Del Monte ...
Maurice, Tomato
'Seedy' Heinz ...
Leo, Tomato
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Police assitant Boyle along with tomatologist Kennedi Johnson look into investigations about Killer Tomato attacks, and discover Gangrene plans to brainwash people via TV talk shows to take over the world! Will Gangrene be stopped? Will Johnson become part of a Bacon, Lettuce and Human sandwich? Written by Luke Bannon

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Detective Lance Boyle: [seeing the first murder victim, a guy dressed in full hockey outfit] Boy, hockey is a tough sport!
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During the end credts, the "Postmovie show" plays, with Charlie Jones interviewing Rick Rockwell, Crystal Carson, "Rock" Peace and John DeBello, and Charles White interviewing Prof. Gangreene and Igor. See more »

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Written by Rick Patterson and Sherwood Ball
Performed by Sherwood Ball and Gigi Worth
©1990 RPM Music (BMI)/Smiling Eyes (BMI)
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It tries so hard, but fails so miserably
12 April 2002 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

As far as I can see, this third installment is basically more of the same. This time it is detective Lance Boyle teaming up with babe scientist Kennedi Johnson to fight the vile vegetables. It is also a sendup of tabloid television and trash talkshows. I guess you shouldn't expect much of credibility from a movie about killer tomatoes, but I guess this is as credible as the intended market, 10-14 year olds, need.

The movie tries to play in the same league as Loaded Weapon or Naked Gun police spoofs, but just like the Police Academy sequels, it doesn't have the budget to go through with it. This kind of movies needs at least one joke a minute - as a minimum. The movie has a few good jokes but not nearly enough. Dr. Gangreen's hideout looks cheap, the water in the piranha tank is dyed black since there no piranhas and, most important, it is filled with second-rate actors. Neither Rick Rockwell or Crystal Carson had much experience before - or has had much since, at least as far as feature films are concerned. (Rick Rockwell is now, well, famous as the millionaire in 'Who wants to marry a millionaire?') And some scenes are superfluous, like Lance Boyle visiting the zoo or the irate guy at the bank.

If you like horror movies and the Police Academy series, you will love this. Otherwise, spend some time benefiting humanity instead.


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