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Terror Firmer (1999)

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

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Cast

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Casey Kaufman
Alyce LaTourelle ...
Jennifer
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Larry Benjamin
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Jerry
Sheri Wenden ...
Mysterious Woman / Waitress
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Christine
Yaniv Sharon ...
Naked P.A.
Charlotte Kaufman ...
Audrey Benjamin
Gary Hrbek ...
Toddster
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Jacob Gelman
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Casey's Dad
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Ward
Mario Díaz ...
DJ
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Andy
Lyle Derek ...
Asshole P.A.
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Storyline

This is the story of a low budget film crew, led by their blind film director, Larry Benjamin (Lloyd Kaufman/co-founder of Troma Inc.), trying to make some art. In addition to the typical trials and travails of a Troma set, the crew finds themselves set upon by a sexually conflicted, bomb bearing serial killer. Production assistant Jennifer (enchanting Alyce LaTourelle) struggles to succeed on set and to decide between the two men in her life - straitlaced Casey (Will Keenan) and over the edge Jerry (Trent Haaga). This threesome heats up as the killer draws even nearer. As the insanity increases and the bodies amass, the crew bands together (both physically and sexually) against the threat in their midst. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Taglines:

Let's Make Some Art!

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong crude sexuality, language, violence and gore | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 June 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Um Terror de Equipe  »

Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,434 (USA) (29 October 1999)

Gross:

$1,434 (USA) (29 October 1999)
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Based on Lloyd Kaufman's book All I Need To Know About Filmmaking I Learned From The Toxic Avenger. Also, many scenes and characters are references to real events and people on Troma sets. See more »

Goofs

Despite Jacob being shredded to death by an escalator, no blood or gore can be seen afterwards on the escalator's stairs; also the head should've been moving on the stairs. See more »

Quotes

Casey: The perversions must end!... Family values must be saved!
Christine: No! This is a Troma movie!
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Crazy Credits

All animals, actors or other forms of life were handled with the utmost care during the filming and were never purposely drugged, sedated or harmed. Except for those French guys in the car, who were accidentally run over by an equipment truck after the conclusion of their dangerous scene. See more »

Connections

References Toxic Crusaders (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Tunis
Performed by Sharon Middendorf
Written by Sharon Middendorf/Ten Wings Music and Ron Mancuso/Maryperri Music
Courtesy of MB Records
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User Reviews

 
Troma Continues to Give Us the Sickest and Most Hilarious Films in History...
3 September 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This has got to be one of the sickest and most hilarious films in the independent field to date. After watching the four Toxic Avenger movies, I was told to watch this as its a good companion film. They were right! The story is basic, during the filming of a new Toxic Avenger movie the cast and crew start to get killed off by a mysterious woman in the most grotesque ways. Of course this is being brought to the public by those sickos at Troma Entertainment and who better to play the role of the blind film director Larry Benjamin than director and Troma owner Lloyd Kaufman. I highly recommend this film to those with strong stomachs and those who just want to have a good time. In R-rated and UN-rated versions.

My rating 3 OUT OF 5 STARS


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