almost 3 years
guerrilla film making at it's finest. like punk music it is stripped of all pretense.
The definitive "so bad it's good" movie.
My Favorite superhero
Troma's known for these kind of movies and this is the pinnacle of what they set out to do
The Toxic Avenger is a 1984 comedy horror film released by Troma Entertainment, known for producing low budget B-movies with campy concepts. Virtually ignored upon its first release, The Toxic Avenger caught on with filmgoers after a long and successful midnight movie engagement at the famed Bleecker Street Cinemas in New York City in late 1985. It now is regarded by many as cult classic.
The film has generated three film sequels, a stage musical production, and a children's TV cartoon. Two less successful sequels: The Toxic Avenger Part II and The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie were filmed as one. Director Lloyd Kaufman realized that he had shot far too much footage for one film, and reedited it into two. A third independent sequel was also released, entitled Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV, and a fourth sequel. An animated children's TV series spin-off, Toxic Crusaders, featured Toxie as the leader of a team of mutated superheroes who fought against evil...