The Toxic Avenger Part II


Action / Comedy / Horror / Sci-Fi

Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 34%
IMDb Rating 5.1 10 5192


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Michael Jai White as Apocalypse Inc. Executive
Keith Allen as Second Messenger
Lloyd Kaufman as Sumo Wrestler / Fish Salesman
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1hr 42 min
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Reviewed by tomgillespie2002 3 / 10

Quickly becomes an absolute chore

Five years after he fell into a drum of toxic waste and stated taking revenge on the school bullies that had harassed him his entire life, Melvin Ferd AKA The Toxic Avenger (here renamed Melvin Junko) returned for a sequel as Troma's lucky charm. Troma are a small production company proudly trafficking in schlock, but 'Toxie', New Jersey's first and only superhero, was a surprise hit, spawning comic-books, action figures and even a stage musical. Directors Michael Herz and Lloyd Kaufman - also the company's founders - knew there was money to be made, and the character ended up getting three sequels. 1984's The Toxic Avenger, like Troma's fellow cult classic Class of Nuke 'Em High, was so memorable because it was funny, off-the-wall and had real heart buried deep within.

This cash-grab sequel seems to forget all of this, and in blowing its load far too early in the film, sucks all the fun out of Toxie and his crazy adventures. Having completely rid Tromaville of crime, Toxie (played by both Ron Fazio and John Altamura following the latter's dismissal), has made the town a haven, and the hideous but gentle creature with super size and strength enjoys life looking after the blind and shacking up at the junk yard with his (also blind) girlfriend Claire (Phoebe Legere). A life without crime has given Toxie a chance to reflect, and in his depressed state he decides that the only way to fill the void in his heart is by confronting his estranged father in Japan. With the good-hearted monster off to Asia in a sailboat, evil corporation Apocalypse Inc. move into town to spread toxic waste and evil in equal measures.

To give The Toxic Avenger Part II its due, there are quite a few very funny moments. A small appearance by Michael Jai White making his big-screen debut and watching the oblivious Japanese public gaze with curiosity and terror as the rubber-suited hero struts through Tokyo are some of the highlights, and an early extended fight scene is just absolutely bonkers. But Toxie's trip to Japan feels more of a diversion from the lack of care taken with the story, which is all over the place and takes way, way too long to reach its end. While some of the jokes land, around 90% fall flat on their face, with a heavy reliance on childish slapstick humour and silly costumes for cheap laughs. The daftness is quite endearing for a short period of time, but then it hits you that this is what you're getting for a whole 100 minutes, and the film quickly becomes an absolute chore.

Reviewed by BA_Harrison 3 / 10

Tiresome Troma tripe.

Troma don't half churn out their movies, and every once in a while they'll make something worth watching (Tromeo and Juliet, Poultrygeist, Class of Nuke 'Em High and the original Toxic Avenger); most of the time, however, their output is puerile garbage, and The Toxic Avenger Part II is just that—a weak piece of childish crap filled with horrible characters, pathetic humour, and truly cringeworthy performances. It's intended to be wild and wacky madcap comic book entertainment for the cult movie market, but Toxie's second adventure is insufferable bilge, the extremely dumb plot seeing an evil conglomerate luring the mutated superhero to Tokyo in search of his father.

At a whopping 102 minutes, the film is a real chore to sit through and would have benefited from being at least half an hour shorter (or, indeed, never made at all). If I were forced to find some positives about the film, I guess that some of the gore effects are fun (with the dismemberment of Toxie's supposed father actually being quite gross), the frequent nudity is welcome and the chase scene at the end is fairly lively (Toxie even commandeering a hovercraft to pursue his foe), but this really is clutching at straws. I'm sure there are far better things you and I could be doing with our time than watching this drivel.

2.5 out of 10, rounded up 3 for IMDb.

Reviewed by Leofwine_draca 6 / 10

Cheap, goofy, action-packed, and very gruesome

THE TOXIC AVENGER PART II is Troma's energetic follow-up to the first movie, which itself was something of a cult hit. I found this more enjoyable in some cases, because it does away with the stupidity of plotting and instead focuses on dishing up B-movie ingredient after B-movie ingredient. There are cheesy one-liners, lots of bad, over the top acting, and endless action sequences as Toxie beats up one goofy henchman after another. The gore is plentiful, cheap, and splashes about all over the place, and the special effects are endearingly bad. The shift of milieu to Japan makes for some interesting situations. You know, I think this might just be the best of the four-part TOXIC AVENGER series.

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