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Terror Firmer (1999)

 -  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:

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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

This movie is also known as "One giant Tribute to all Troma films" as this film has many similarity's to other Troma movies or actors with small parts in this movie who were the leading characters in other Troma movies. See more »

Quotes

Jennifer: I'm glad that wasn't a real knife.
Andy: If course it was not a real knife. We wouldn't even allow a butter knife on the set. We all know Benjamin's three simple rules to safety. One, safety to humans. Two, safety to people's property. And three, make a good movie.
Casey: Yeah, too bad he can't seem to get rule three right.
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Crazy Credits

All Rights Reserved. All Lefts Made From Far Lane. See more »

Connections

References The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Never Give In
Performed by Ensign
Courtesy of Nitro Records
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User Reviews

 
I usually LOVE cheap-n-cheesy flicks, but...
22 October 2002 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

...this is SO bad it pratically dares you to watch it. The thing that is great about Roger Corman's films is that he is TRYING to make a good film. Hell even the dreck that Israeli mierd meisters Golan/Globus put out under the Cannon moniker were enjoyable (in the so bad its great tradition). Troma on the other hand doesn't even try to make anything that is even remotely entertaining. In their nearly 30 years in business Troma hasn't progressed one iota--as a matter of fact Troma films have become more slapdash. "Terror Firmer" is yet another example of lazy & artless product.


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