The Toxic Avenger

The Toxic Avenger

Andree Maranda
Director: Michael Herz, Lloyd Kaufman Cast: Andree Maranda
Andree Maranda
, Mitchell Cohen
Mitchell Cohen
Michael Herz, Lloyd Kaufman,

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Overview

This is the official Troma Studios-approved unrated director's cut of their camp horror classic The Toxic Avenger. The DVD release not only restores Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz's original vision, it also presents a cool digital sampling of the entire Troma mystique. The DVD, like all Troma output, is filled with fake gore, T&A, and cornball humor. Included are various clips from the Toxic Crusaders animated TV series, Tromaville Café TV, and other shorts and skits starring Toxie (the Toxic Avenger's cute, cuddly nickname), as well as trailers for other studio classics like Tromeo and Juliet and The Class of Nuke 'Em High. Viewers can also take an interactive Troma Quiz, or take a tour of Troma Studios. The tour is hosted by Kaufman and highlights gross-out scenes from other Troma movies, short skits like Herz smashing a cheeseburger in his face about five different ways, and lots of striptease. The main creature feature is available with or without commentary and also has a special section for deleted scenes. There is a lot to watch on The Toxic Avenger DVD, and it's presented in the farcical, B-grade, low-budget manner Troma has built its empire on.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/25/1998
UPC: 0790357900039
Original Release: 1984
Rating: NR
Source: Troma
Region Code: 0
Time: 1:22:00

Special Features

Lost scenes; Interview with Toxie today; Never-before-seen movie stills from "The Toxic Avenger" including Marisa Tomei in her first movie; Original theatrical trailer for "The Toxic Avenger" and other Troma favorites; Samples from the Toxic Crusaders animated TV series and Tromaville Cafe TV show; The radiation march and a Tromatic public service announcement; Actor Mark Torgl reveals secrets about the Mop Boy's transformation; Feature-length commentary on the making of "The Toxic Avenger," as told by director Lloyd Kaufman

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Andree Maranda Sara
Mitchell Cohen The Toxic Avenger
Jennifer Babtist Wanda
Cindy Manion Julie
Robert Prichard Slug
Mark Torgl Melvin
Gary Schneider Bozo
Dick Martinsen Officer O'Clancy
Chris Liano Walter Harris
Joe Caldrone boy selling t-shirts
June de Young Reporter
Barbara J. Gurskey Barbie
Charles Lee Nipples
Albert Pia Tom Wrightson
Peter Racini policeman
Pat Ryan Mayor Belgoody
Joe Supor truck driver
Larry Sutton Frank
Samuel Weil Actor
David N. Weiss Chief of Police
Dan Snow Cigar Face
Doug Isbecque Knuckles
Patrick Kilpatrick Leroy
Mike Russo Rico
Norma Pratt Mrs.Haskell
Andrew Craig Fred
Ryan Sexton Johnny
Sarabel Levinson Melvin's Mom
Reuben Guss Dr. Snodburger
Kenneth Kessler Toxic Avenger
Donna Winter Mayor's Secretary
Mary Ellen David Woman Whose Car Gets Stolen
Dennis Souder Drug Dealer
Joe Zarro Mr. Wilson
William Christopher Weiss Bodybuilder
Dan Hogan Aerobics Instructor
Myrna Williams The Kansas Runaway
Richard Duggan Ice Cream Man
Bruce Morton Tony
John Stobaeus Truck Partner
D.J. Calvitto Boy On Bicycle
Cosmo Wilder Mayor's Secretary
Brigitte Douglaston Mayor's Secretary
Nancy Compansanto Mayor's Secretary
Andrea Suter Mayor's Secretary
Xavier Barquet Man Killed In Mexican Restaurant
Matt Klan Boy Hero
Sherry Park Woman In Salon
Vickie Usher Woman In Salon
Barry Shapiro Bruce
Andy Stamatin Chauncey
Betty Pia Woman In Salon
Teddy Copley Blonde Teeny Bopper
Dolly Hall Girl In Health Club
Alisha Riggs Girl In Health Club
Vicki Juditz Girl In Health Club
Roxanne Maranda Girl In Restaurant
Maxine Hayt Sara's Neighbor
Teresa Simpson Body Builder
Don Costello Sara's neighbor
Joe Curtis Policeman
Martin Scott McMann Policeman
Ed Carrion Policeman
Charles di Cagno Policeman
Bruce Zimmerman Policeman
Skip Hamra Policeman
Eileen Nad Castaldi Woman In Restaurant
Nathan Jon Castaldi Baby In Restaurant
Lisa Martinsen Hero fan club member
Dianna Flaherty Teenage drug buyer
Donna-Marie Stipo Health Club Member
Mary Cox Distressed Mother
Jessica Perkins T-Shirt Salesperson
Giorgio Calderone Hero fan club member
William Klan Interviewer
Margaret Riley Lady Crossing Street

Technical Credits
Michael Herz Director,Producer
Lloyd Kaufman Director,Cinematographer,Producer,Screenwriter
Jennifer Aspinall Special Effects
Richard Haines Editor
Tom Lauten Special Effects
Scott Leva Stunts
James London Cinematographer
Alexandra Mazur Art Director
Alan J. Polyniak Editor
Joe Ritter Screenwriter
Barry Shapiro Art Director
Stuart Strutin Screenwriter
Gay Partington Terry Screenwriter

Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Creature Presentation
1. Chapter 1 [6:59]
2. Chapter 2 [12:20]
3. Chapter 3 [12:49]
4. Chapter 4 [12:41]
5. Chapter 5 [7:31]
6. Chapter 6 [:36]
7. Chapter 7 [7:32]
8. Chapter 8 [16:14]
9. Chapter 9 [5:21]

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