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The Toxic Avenger (1984)

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Connections: The Toxic Avenger

This is the story of Melvin, the Tromaville Health Club mop boy, who inadvertently and naively trusts the hedonistic, contemptuous and vain health club members, to the point of accidentally ending up in a vat of toxic waste. The devastating results then have a transmogrification effect, his alter ego is released, and the Toxic Avenger is born, to deadly and comical results. The local mop boy is now the local Superhero, the savior of corruption, thuggish bullies and indifference. --IMDb
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Review by Chad
Added: December 28, 2003
The movie that really put Troma on the map as a great provider of entertaining movies. It has everything you need in a movie: awesome "hero". Loads of T&A. Lots of blood. Inventive kills. Comedy. Love. And some kick-ass villains, ie, Cigarface.

Melvin Junko, a janitor at the local health club, is quite the dweeb. The jocks there decide to play a joke on him, resulting in the classic scene of a tutu-wearing Melvin kissing a sheep. The lights come on, and all the jocks are laughing at our poor Melvin, who runs away... straight out a window, into some toxic waste. This transforms our dear boy into the Toxic Avenger, who's out to clean up the crime in the city, and get revenge on the cocks who did this to him. And along the way, he even meets a blind chick who falls in love with him.

Some of this movie is a bit dated, such as the health club and some of the clothes. Nothing too major though, so all is forgiven. The execution methods, especially in the director's cut, are excellently done.

The Tox Box, or at least this first in the series, deserves a spot in any good movie collection. Nothing wrong with this flick, perfect in every way. 10/10.
Hektik_2004 #1: Hektik_2004 - added 12/21/2004, 02:26 PM
what can i say s soon as i watched this i wanted more of the series which was pretty evil considering i didnt see part 2 until a month later but this film is full of gore, comedy and some nudity. Grade A stuff. 10/10 easily
Ginose #2: Ginose - added 09/09/2005, 05:49 PM
One of my favorite movies ever! GO TOXIE!
Tristan #3: Tristan - added 04/21/2006, 02:29 AM
One of the coolest movies of all time. It's funny, violent, gory, everything a good Troma film should be. God bless Lloyd Kaufman
Dametria #4: Dametria - added 04/24/2007, 11:10 AM
I buy anything Kaufman makes. He is my God. I want to sign over my bank account to him so he never runs out of money for making his amazing movies.
Shakes #5: Shakes - added 01/22/2009, 11:39 AM
A true American classic. 10/10

sidenote: I haven't seen the the 4th one yet, but 2 and 3 sucked, especially 3. at least 2 was funny.
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