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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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When one of the goons gets wrapped up in the VHS film, the bikini couple in the background go from squatting to standing. See more »

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[after the chairman mutates into the devil]
The Toxic Avenger: Oh man, you are one ugly amphibian!
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Crazy Credits

Fly Casting: Manny Mackeral Toxic Director of Business Affairs: David Greenspan Grunt Expert: Jack G. Swinney, Jr. Worm Trainer: Susan L. Kaufman White House Correspondent: Charles D. Kaufman Shakespearean Coach: Richard Lewin See more »

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References Bloodsucking Freaks (1976) See more »

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Amazing Grace
Organ, Accordian and Voice by Phoebe Legere
Produced by Tristan Avakian
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#3
3 January 2004 | by chaosnbeerSee all my reviews

I'm probably the only person that likes this installment. Even Kaufman himself doesnt care for it but I like this one. I can't really compare it to part II becuase c'mon..it's pretty much the same movie just a 2nd half. Toxie III is the 2nd half of an overlong movie that was split down the middle. It opens with an awesome scene a video store with Troma posters covering the place , some bonehead criminals pop in to cause trouble attacking the role Troma plays on consumer favorites like anything released by Warner Bros and MGM. It's also an attack on how mainstream chain video stores like Movie Gallery and Blockbuster are driving independent mom n pop video stores out which always have an awesome variety of movies..especially low budget horror on their shelves. Toxie bust in as a symbol of Troma's stance on cleaning up these corporations with some grissly death scenes..ahh how funny jump roping with intestines is. After this Toxie isnt having as much fun as he used to , he's resorted to stopping old ladies from cheating at cards..to getting kids to eat their lima beans. That annoying girlfriend Claire can get her eyes corrected with an operation..all Toxie needs is money. He signs a deal with Apoclypse Inc the corporation he ran out in Part II and gets her the operation.. And so Toxie becomes the most horrible thing of all..a yuppie. Clearly taking a stab at the Reagan era spoiled brats Toxie III has the least action in the series..in fact the entire middle is pretty lifeless until the chairman (again Rick Collins) reveals himself to be none other than the Devil himself and challenges Toxie to the Levels Of Doom. In the end..you'll just have to see it. Definitly not the best in the series..but hey..it's got it's moments see it anyway...but probably only really worth it in the Unrated Directors Cut since the R version omits most of the gore in the first half.


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