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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

During the scene with the Mysterious Woman is given a pickup by a couple strangers, it's obvious that the car (during the driving sequence) is obviously not moving; seeing as there is no scenery moving around in the driver's window. 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

Any unauthorized duplication, distribution or exhibition of this photoplay may result in a criminal prosecution as well as civil liability. And we'll tell your mommy! See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Morton Downey Jr. Show (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Surfing the Crowd
Performed by Two Man Advantage
Courtesy of Royalty Records
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Frequently Asked Questions

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User Reviews

 
Hey, baby, do fries go with that shake?
26 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Debbie Rochon as a blond? Wow, this is something different! Of course, this whole movie is something different.

Lloyd Kaufman has really pulled out all the stops to give us the grossest film I could ever imagine. No, I would be Lloyd Kaufman if I imagined this stuff - this is waaaay beyond my imagination.

Extreme amounts of blood and gore and body fluids and solids. This was the ultimate in gross, but you had to look.

Once again, there was a perfect part for me. I coulda been a contenda in indy film.

Not for those with a weak stomach.


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