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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 has the power to stop them.

Director:

Lloyd Kaufman

Writers:

Patrick Cassidy (screenplay by), Douglas Buck (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Keenan ... Casey Kaufman
Alyce LaTourelle Alyce LaTourelle ... Jennifer
Lloyd Kaufman ... Larry Benjamin
Trent Haaga ... Jerry
Sheri Wenden Sheri Wenden ... Mysterious Woman / Waitress
Debbie Rochon ... Christine
Yaniv Sharon Yaniv Sharon ... Naked P.A.
Charlotte Kaufman Charlotte Kaufman ... Audrey Benjamin
Gary Hrbek Gary Hrbek ... Toddster
Joe Fleishaker ... Jacob Gelman
Ron Jeremy ... Casey's Dad
Greg 'G-Spot' Siebel ... Ward
Mario Díaz Mario Díaz ... DJ
Mo Fischer ... Andy
Lyle Derek 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 »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 June 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Um Terror de Equipe See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(unrated) | (R-rated) | (extended cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Goofs

'Soundtrack' is misspelled in the end credits as 'Sountrack'. See more »

Quotes

Christine: I've just been pissed on by a blind independent movie director!
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Crazy Credits

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

Alternate Versions

The 2-Disc Special Edition gives the viewer a choice to watch the Director's Unrated Cut or to watch the Director's Unrated Cut with even more deleted scenes put back into the film. This gives the running time of Terror Firmer over 125 minutes. See more »

Connections

References Torso (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Wow
Written and Produced by Brynn Arens
Arranged and Performed by Flipp
www.flippcentral.com
Publisher: Franchise Music administered by Windswept Music
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User Reviews

 
Can you handle this freak show?
15 May 2013 | by silversidheSee all my reviews

I was exposed to this film last night. I feel both like my life is more complete AND like I'll never get back that weird little bit in my soul ever again. I'm not sure I've experienced that phenomena before. This film is gloriously terrible. I'm glad I watched it, despite possibly being scarred for life. "What doesn't kill you makes you stranger". I think they did a fantastic job of doing a terrible job, and the performances were pretty disturbingly well done for the most part, especially the main...guy. I think my favorite part might be the "continuity" bit, which is funny because it was one of the least over-the-top funny moments...for this movie. I was also really disturbed by the number of physically attractive actors in this film considering the bizarre, messed and/or stupid characters they played. It made me uncomfortable in a good/bad/confusing way, which I felt ultimately added to the specatacle.


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