5.2/10
2,271
34 user 41 critic

Killer Condom (1996)

Kondom des Grauens (original title)
The plot takes place in New York, and in the present. In a Hotel called "Quicky" a professor blackmails a student of his into having sex with him. But when the professor puts on a condom, ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(comic books), (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

WAYS TO
WATCH:

See all
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Short | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Two stereotypical gangster wannabes try to get lucky with two young women when the man himself, Aphex Twin, interrupts their crude discussion to show off his dancing skills. The women are ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Cunningham
Stars: Aphex Twin, Marcus Morris, Gary Cruz
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A modern, punk adaptation of Shakespeare's classic. Told irreverently, this film attempts to impact the viewer in the same way theatre-goers were affected in Shakespeare's time. Bawdy, ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Kaufman
Stars: Jane Jensen, Will Keenan, Valentine Miele
Uncle Sam (Video 1996)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Desert Storm vet who was killed in combat rises from the grave on July Fourth, to kill the unpatriotic citizens of his hometown, after some teens burn an American flag over his burial site.

Director: William Lustig
Stars: William Smith, David 'Shark' Fralick, Christopher Ogden
Terror Firmer (1999)
Comedy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A homicidal maniac is on the loose in the city and the low budget film crew on a Troma movie have the power to stop them.

Director: Lloyd Kaufman
Stars: Will Keenan, Alyce LaTourelle, Lloyd Kaufman
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

When given a demonic present by their black sheep nephew two kindly old grannies are transformed into demons who proceed to gorily knock-off their greedy relatives.

Director: Emmanuel Kervyn
Stars: Catherine Aymerie, Caroline Braeckman, Richard Cotica
Comedy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

An unknown killer is killing off the members of a small cheerleader group at a remote cheerleader training camp.

Director: John Quinn
Stars: Betsy Russell, Leif Garrett, Lucinda Dickey
100 Tears (2007)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Two journalists are on the trail of a demented serial killer who may be much closer than they think.

Director: Marcus Koch
Stars: Georgia Chris, Joe Davison, Raine Brown
99euro-films (2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Anyone can hold a mini-DV camera. Anyone can get 99 euros in credit. And everyone has already written a five-minute story in school. So everyone is actually prepared to make a 99euro-film. ... See full summary »

Directors: Sebastian Beer, Miriam Dehne, and 10 more credits »
Stars: Judith Angerbauer, Nina Bagusat, Gode Benedix
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Thrown out by his girlfriend from her apartment, Axel lives for a while with Norbert, a gay man he met some days before.

Director: Sönke Wortmann
Stars: Til Schweiger, Katja Riemann, Joachim Król
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A player in a famous orchestra finds sexual experiences with a Russian opera singer, which he enjoys much because his wife has just left due to the fact that he has purchased a porno movie.... See full summary »

Director: Sven Unterwaldt Jr.
Stars: Michael Lott, Sven Walser, Anna Böttcher
Comedy | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A couple move into a bad apartment in a bad neighborhood in New York. The apartment contains a refrigerator, which is the only thing they like in the place. However, they slowly discover ... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Jacobs
Stars: Julia McNeal, Dave Simonds, Phyllis Sanz
Teito taisen (1989)
Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The year is 1945. After the horrific fire-bombings of the Pacific War levels Japan to the ground, the government decides to consult spiritual psychics to aid them in winning the war. ... See full summary »

Director: Takashige Ichise
Stars: Masaya Katô, Takeshi Kusaka, Kaho Minami
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Udo Samel ...
Luigi Mackeroni
...
Sam Hanks
...
Dr. Doris Riffleson
...
Babette (Bob Miller)
Marc Richter ...
Billy
Evelyn Künneke ...
Forensic Doctor (as Evelyn Künnecke)
Hella von Sinnen ...
Detective Sally
Heribert Sasse ...
Secret Service Man
Meret Becker ...
Phyllis Higgins
Gerd Wameling ...
Her Teacher
Henning Schlüter ...
Robinson
Ron Williams ...
Chief of Police
...
Mr. Higgins
Monika Hansen ...
Gode Benedix ...
Policeman O'Brian
Edit

Storyline

The plot takes place in New York, and in the present. In a Hotel called "Quicky" a professor blackmails a student of his into having sex with him. But when the professor puts on a condom, the carnivorous condom bites off his penis and disappears. Detective Mackaroni who gets the case thinks that the college girl just bit off her teacher's penis! Mackaroni goes to the motel himself to check out the crime scene, in the lobby he finds a gigolo named Bill and he asks him to follow him to crime room, there the two men attempt to have sex when they are suddenly interrupted by the attack of a killer condom. Written by Harris Mavrommatis <niteowl@hol.gr>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The rubber that rubs you out!


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

29 August 1996 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Killer Condom  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Luigi Mackeroni: Every morning when I wake up, it all seems like a bad nightmare. But then I reach for my groin and face the absurd facts once more.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Killing Me Softly
Music by Charles Fox and lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Sung by Roberta Flack
(used in the American release version by Troma only; not present in original German version of the film)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Trashy entertainment at its best
10 April 2001 | by (Uppsala, Sweden) – See all my reviews

This trashy masterpiece is based on a cartoon by the great German cartoonist Ralf König (he is still quite unknown outside his home country and especially in the US for some reason). Your typical hardboiled, cynical, chain-smoking trench-coat wearing Italian detective stalks the street of New York. Only this one is openly gay, and is famous for his enormous..."schwanstucker". At the Hotel Quickie in his district, an alarming number of men have lost theirs. Over-eager hookers are first suspected, but our hero soon discovers the truth when he goes to the hotel and almost loses his – to a condom with teeth! Who may be behind this fiendish creature, and how is detective Macaroni going to convince others of the existence of this killer contraceptive before it strikes again? Unlike most Troma films this film actually have a rather good and coherent (but extremely absurd) plot. It is a satirical comedy that is actually played straight for the most part. For being a European film it actually had quite a big budget. It is also interesting to notice that lots of famous German actors and celebrities clamoured to get roles in this film that would have made Hollywood stars run away in terror screaming "Career killer!!!". The bearishly handsome and openly gay actor Udo Samel who stars as detective Macaroni has previously played in famous German masterpieces such as Far Away So Close and Kasper Hauser. There is a tender (but funny) love story included too. There is no frontal nudity but there are some sex scenes that might offend. But if you are easily offended, why are you here?

The DVD version includes some nice animated menus, some Troma extras and a great comment track by the director and special effects supervisor. There are lots of funny anecdotes about the directors claiming to be making a documentary so they will get permission to film in famous locations, police officers closing off New York streets for hours, stunts that went horribly wrong, and all the gruesome scenes that were cut. "For some reason they cut a close-up shot here of the condom on the floor after it had just...fed. I can't see why. I think it was a beautiful shot". At one point there is a nice fade from a flashback sequence, into a reflection in a window, and then a pan as the actor turns and walks away into the distance. The director explains how he did it, and then with a big laugh adds "But this was probably lost on the average Troma viewer!" Alien designer Giger is included in the credits as a creative consultant, but he joined the filming so late he could basically only say "yes, that looks good" about the designs already made. The film is in German with English subtitles. Unfortunately you can't turn the subtitles off, they are not on a separate track but for what its worth, it is a very good translation. American viewers might find it amusing to see German actors speaking German pretending to be New Yorkers, but as the directors point out, that is what Hollywood does to the rest of the world all the time.

The second half of the movie is unfortunately less polished (relatively speaking of course) than the first because the makers ran out of time and money. Lots of scenes were cut from the second half, which makes some subplots a little confusing, but the directors admit that the film would probably have been even better if some more stuff had been cut from the last half. However, it is still a good film and I can recommend it if you are a fan of trashy entertainment.


21 of 24 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Crazy movie Glampire
Only One? TheManThatUFearOSU
Kondon des Grauens a.k.a. Killer Condom lovejam
neverseen daftdeb1969
Whatta cool subject ...so horribly performed! phiranja
Discuss Killer Condom (1996) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?