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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Saturday Horror Cinema - Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Oh, the 1970's.  A time when films were getting edgier, grittier, and more tomato-y...huh?  What happens when you mess with the genetics of tomatoes?  Well, you get...The Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!

"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 veggies and put a stop to their murderous spree. Included in this crack team are a lieutenant who never goes anywhere without his parachute, an underwater expert who's never out of his scuba gear, and a master of disguise who conceals his appearance by dressing as a black Adolf Hitler." - IMDb

Released in 1978, this film is pure shlock and awe.  Not to be taken seriously, at all.  This film is a parody in and of itself, while giving every "camp horror" fan something to enjoy.  The film did so well, in fact, that Fox during it's early days in broadcasting released a toned down, kid friendly animated series based on the film!

Starring David Miller, George Wilson, Sharon Taylor

Prepare yourselves, because it is the...

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