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The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (1989)

Toxie finds he has nothing to do as a superhero, as he has ridden his city of evil. He decides to go to work for a major corporation, which he discovers may be the evilest of all his adversaries.

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Lloyd Kaufman (story), Gay Partington Terry (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ron Fazio Ron Fazio ... The Toxic Avenger / Apocalypse, Inc. Executive
John Altamura ... The Toxic Avenger
Phoebe Legere ... Claire
Rick Collins ... Apocalypse, Inc. Chairman / The Devil
Lisa Gaye Lisa Gaye ... Malfaire
Jessica Dublin ... Mrs. Junko
Tsutomu Sekine Tsutomu Sekine ... Announcer
Michael J. Kaplan Michael J. Kaplan ... Little Melvin
Traci Mann Traci Mann ... Snake Lady / Apprentice Bad Girl
Bonnie Garvin Bonnie Garvin ... Bad Girl
Karen King Karen King ... Bad Girl
Dee Dee Mancuso Dee Dee Mancuso ... Bad Girl
Melissa Osborne Melissa Osborne ... Bad Girl
Helen Wheels Helen Wheels ... Bad Girl
Raven Skye Raven Skye ... Apprentice Bad Girl
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Storyline

Picking up immediately after where 'Toxic Avenger Part 2' left off, after getting Apocolypse Inc. out of town, Toxie has nothing to do. He tries to get a job, but fails as a normal job is no place for a creature of superhuman size and strength. Until on day, Toxie is told that his blind girlfriend Claire, has a chance to see again, but it costs a lot of money. Then Toxie gets the opportunity to work as a spokesman for his enemy Apocolypse Inc. He says "yes" so he can get money for Claire. Not knowing what he was doing, Apocolypse Inc. takes over Tromaville and makes everyone slaves to work for them. After Claire's surgery, she opens up Toxie's eyes and he has too battle with The Devil himself so there will be a better future and a room for Toxic Avenger Part 4. Written by Tromaville SPEAKER

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Certificate:

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Details

Official Sites:

Troma

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El vengador tóxico 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Croton-on-Hudson, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,080, 10 November 1989, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$363,561
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Troma Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(director's cut)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (TVC)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film is made up of half the footage shot for Toxic Avenger Part II. See more »

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The VHS tapes are clearly empty cover sleeves. See more »

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The Toxic Avenger: [after ripping a video store robber's intestines out] You know, you don't have any intestinal fortitude.
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Available in both R and unrated versions. See more »

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References Silent Assassins (1988) See more »

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Great opening scene, but very disappointing overall
20 March 2003 | by AlucardAndersonSee all my reviews

As somebody who for the first time just got to watch all of the Toxic Avenger films back to back, it is all too obvious that splitting the original 2nd film into two films was a rather big mistake. While this film does have some of the best moments in the Toxic Avenger series, the film feels flat due to the major lack of action in the film overall.

There are several very good moments in the film however worth seeing. The opening videostore heist, containing what has got to be the weirdest (and funniest) cardboard cutout joke I've ever seen in my life, along with a obvious kick in the shins to what would later be known as the "Media Cartel" courtesy of Lloyd Kaufman. Another classic is obviously the end fight between Troma's rendition of the Ultimate Evil and Toxie.

Overall, for fans of Toxie and Troma this is a mandatory viewing. However, I have to agree with Stan Lee's opening narration of Citizen Toxie when parts 2 and 3 were disowned.


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