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Twister's Revenge! (1988)

Three bumbling criminals have been trying to get their hands on the computerized control system of Mr. Twister, a talking monster truck with a mind of its own.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dean West ...
Dave
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Sherry
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Kelly
R. Richardson Luka ...
Bear
Jay Gjernes ...
Dutch
Tena Murray ...
Lulu & Love Bird Dancer
Bill Dexter ...
Kelly's Father (as Will Dexter)
J. Worthington Kratz ...
Kelly's Mother
Marvin Berg ...
Grandpa
Mitzi Kress ...
Grandma
Elizabeth Gray ...
Love Bird Singer (as Liz Gray)
Angel Rebane ...
Love Bird Dancer
Don Paul ...
Sherry's Father
Larry Dreyfus ...
Junk Yard Owner
Robert G. Gulloz ...
Guitar Player (as Rob Gulloz)
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Three bumbling criminals have been trying to get their hands on the computerized control system of Mr. Twister, a talking monster truck with a mind of its own.

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29 September 1988 (West Germany)  »

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Ein Supertruck auf Gangsterjagd!  »

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In many shots of the exterior of the army tank, the head of the actual tank driver can be seen in addition to the character who is supposed to be driving it. See more »

Quotes

[Dave checks his talking truck for damage]
Twister: Quit poking around under there. What are you, some kind of pervert? Get your hands off my undercarriage!
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Referenced in Attack of the Psychedelic Zombies, Man! (2015) See more »

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Like "Dukes of Hazard" Meets "Benny Hill" If Those Shows Had Been Abysmal
7 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Twister's Revenge" is a redneck's wet dream of a movie, or anyone's who thinks there's no greater pleasure in life than watching giant vehicles roll over things. But the rest of you need not despair, because you can still enjoy this movie by making fun of all the people (or maybe the two or three people) who like this movie for legitimate reasons.

Three dumbasses hatch a plan to steal a talking monster truck, and when their plan fails, they decide instead to kidnap the wife of the truck's owner and hold her for ransom. She spends the rest of the movie tied up in a cave with a stack of dynamite and a coffee maker, while Twister (the truck) and his owner drive all over the countryside knocking down the houses of the three dumbasses. The climactic duel takes place between Twister and a fully functional army tank, which happens to be sitting in a junkyard garage. Along the way, one of the dumbasses falls into a hole filled with outhouse sh*t (which a makes a good metaphor for the entire movie, by the way), and a girl band led by a heifer in blue spandex performs a musical number in a bar where the patrons wear gas masks for some inexplicable reason.

This film is like "Dukes of Hazard" crossed with "Benny Hill," except that to compare it to either of those other shows implies that it's anything other than a grade Z movie. It's quite terrible, but also terribly entertaining.

The actors are all horrible, but one of them, R. Richardson Luka, who plays Bear, the dumbest of the dumbasses, manages to deliver something resembling an appealing performance. He's a good looking guy with a terrific build, and maybe it's just the fact that he doesn't look like he crawled out of a pig trough that makes him appealing, but whatever it is I felt that the movie wasn't quite the same whenever he wasn't on screen. Fortunately, he's on screen almost all of the time.

Grade: D- (I can't give an F to a movie that made me laugh as much as this one did)


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