The premise of this film is simple, yet somewhat effective. It has often been celebrated as a prime example of “so bad it’s funny” cinema, when in fact it’s an attempt at intentional comedy that is, at best, a scattershot success."[8]. A delicious, mysterious goo that oozes from the earth is marketed as the newest dessert sensation, but the tasty treat rots more than teeth when zombie-like snackers who only want to consume more of the strange substance at any cost begin infesting the world. He chases the assassin in a "slow car chase" that has since been copied by other comedies. Attack of the Killer Tomatoes has become a cult film. The song "Puberty Love" was sung by the then-teenaged Matt Cameron, who later became the drummer for Soundgarden and since 1998 has been the drummer for Pearl Jam. Check out more movies that start with A and movies from 1978.Attack of the ki**er Tomatoes! All other music was written by Gordon Goodwin and Paul Sundfor with lyrics by Dillon, DeBello, and Peace. PG. PG | 1h 23min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror | 25 December 1978 (Brazil) 1:21 | Trailer. The best movie quotes, movie lines and film phrases by Movie Quotes .com A senate subcommittee meeting is held where one secret pamphlet is leaked to a newspaper editor, who sends Lois Fairchild on the story. Though he did not create the killer tomatoes, he has discovered how to control them and plans to do so once civilization has collapsed - leaving him in control. While she tails Finletter, he mistakes her for a spy and trashes a hotel room attempting to kill her. An evil yet adorable Gingerbread man comes to life with the soul of a convicted killer - this real life cookie monster wreaks havoc on the girl who sent the killer to the electric chair. Picking up a couple of years after the original, tomatoes are now banned - which has ruined the pizza industry - and the unseen mad scientist who chalked up those giant killer tomatoes in the first film, Dr. Gangreen (John Astin) is up to his old tricks again, only this time he's using music to make tomatoes into people, and depending on the type of music being played, that determines who/what … Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! A group of people thwart a mad scientist trying to take over the world with evil mutated tomatoes that he can change into people. The film opens with a scroll saying that when Alfred Hitchcock's film The Birds (1963) was released, audiences laughed at the notion of birds revolting against humanity, but when an attack perpetrated by birds occurred in 1975, no one laughed. In 2008, a remake was announced. Check out movie quotes for Attack of the ki**er Tomatoes! Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? After an accident that left murderer Jack Frost dead in genetic material the vengeful killer returns as a murderous snowman to exact his revenge on the man who sent him to be executed, After a wave of reports of mysterious attacks involving people and pets being eaten by the traditionally docile fruit, a special government task force is set up to investigate the violent fruit and put a stop to their murderous spree. The crash was later worked into the film. While the President's press secretary Jim Richardson tries to convince the public that no credible threat exists, the President puts together a team of specialists to stop the tomatoes, led by a man named Mason Dixon. This is followed by a pre credits sequence of a tomato rising out of a woman's garbage disposal. The serum is sent to be destroyed but ends up in the hands of an unsuspecting group of friends, turning them into zombies, however, they still think they're human. They include three movie sequels: The definitive site for Reviews, Trailers, Showtimes, and Tickets And that’s a major missed opportunity, considering that the irony of using a stereotypically foreign genre (Japanese monster movies) against a parody of America’s jingoistic reliance on military power (the Army is useless against the giant tomatoes) should’ve been a comedic gold mine. It was, sensibly, called Attack of … A group of scientists band together to save the world from mutated killer tomatoes. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. A chemical accident turns ordinary donuts into blood thirsty killers. After escaping from jail, Professor Gangreen plots to take over France and eventually the world, by having his hapless assistant impersonate Louis XVII. The helicopter crash in the early scenes was unintentional. Dixon peers out to see if it has died, and he spots the assassin hijacking his car. Horrible effects galore. Watch the opening scene to the musical-comedy-horror show Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! Dillon went on to attend the University of California, Davis, … The theme song, written by DeBello, describes the tomatoes' rampages through the world, describing that they have killed a man named Herman Farbage while he was taking out the garbage, that the mayor is on vacation to get out of stopping them, that they have scared off the National Guard, and that they have even eaten the narrator's sister. This FAQ is empty. Also, the movie makes it pretty clear throughout that it is just a ludicrous little spoof. A human is revealed to be also plotting to stop Dixon when a masked assassin attempts to shoot him, but misses. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Attack of the Killer Tomators Synopsis. 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