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Terror Firmer (1999)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Thriller  |  20 June 1999 (USA)
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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Casey Kaufman
Alyce LaTourelle ...
Jennifer
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Larry Benjamin
Trent Haaga ...
Jerry
Sheri Wenden ...
Mysterious Woman / Waitress
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Christine
Yaniv Sharon ...
Naked P.A.
Charlotte Kaufman ...
Audrey Benjamin
Gary Hrbek ...
Toddster
Joe Fleishaker ...
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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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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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 »

Quotes

Ward: Ew, Jerry you distgusting freak, get away from me with all that stuff.
Jerry: Aw, come on Ward. Don't tell me this little nosebleed is bothering you a little.
Ward: Not at much as your ugly face. Why do you get into this stuff anyway?
Jerry: Why do you always look at the crack of a man's ass and think "lunch time"?
Ward: No wonder I loose my appetite when I look at you... sicko. Look at these people. They're miserable.
Jerry: Hey, hey, listen tushy pusher, I love my job. I don't even get paid to be here. In fact, I would pay ...
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Crazy Credits

Any similarity to persons living or dead is purely coincidental and entirely pitiable. See more »

Connections

References Sgt. Kabukiman N.Y.P.D. (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Riding the Fourth Wave
Performed by Catch 22
Courtesy of Victory Records at www.victoryrecords.com and Another Victory Publishing
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lloyd kaufman is a genius... no, THE Genius.
10 October 2002 | by (near philly, pa) – See all my reviews

one of my all-time favorites now, this movie is definitely not something you want to watch with your parents (unless, of course they have a perverse appreciation for the eccentric filmwork that lloyd kaufman is THE master of...) it has an amazing cast (i am always willing to watch debbie rochon) and an equally amazing soundtrack (the lunachicks rock my socks!) its a twisted murder mystery/horror/black comedy that will gross you out and tickle your funny bone all at the same time! try to see if *you* can figure out who is murdering the crew on the movie set... and who IS that mysterious woman?! if you love blood and gore, crazy food sex, fetus-ripping, exploding breasts, cross-dressing, frat parties gone wrong, and pickled unmentionables, you'll love terror firmer... :) 10 outta 10!


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