Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV

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Citizen Toxie:
The Toxic Avenger Part IV
Toxie4.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by

Lloyd Kaufman

Gabriel Friedman (uncredited)
Produced by Lloyd Kaufman
Michael Herz
Written by Lloyd Kaufman
Michael Herz
Patrick Cassidy
Trent Haaga
Gabriel Friedman
Starring David Mattey
Clyde Lewis
Heidi Sjursen
Paul Kyrmse
Joe Fleishaker
Debbie Rochon
Ron Jeremy
Corey Feldman
Andrew Kirby
Music by Wes Nagy
Cinematography Brendan Flynt
Editing by Gabriel Friedman
Distributed by Troma Entertainment
Release dates 2000
Running time 99 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $500,000 (estimated)

Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger Part IV is a 2000 American superhero comedy film released by Troma Entertainment, directed by Lloyd Kaufman. This independent film production is the 3rd sequel to the 1985 film.The Toxic Avenger.

Plot[edit]

When the notorious Diaper Mafia take hostage the Tromaville School for the Very Special, only the Toxic Avenger and his morbidly obese sidekick Lardass can save Tromaville. However, an explosion results in some unforeseeable consequences where it creates a dimensional tear between Tromaville and its dimensional mirror image Amortville. While the Toxic Avenger (Toxie) is trapped in Amortville, Tromaville comes under the control of the superhuman powered hero's evil doppelgänger the Noxious Offender (Noxie). With the citizens of Tromaville unaware of the switch, Mayor Goldberg decides to combat "Toxie" by calling in every superhero he can afford. Will Toxie return to Tromaville in time to stop Noxie's rampage or is he doomed to remain a second-class citizen in Amortville forever? How did Toxie's wife Sarah become pregnant with two babies from two different fathers? Will Tito, the Retarded Rebel, ever get over his teen angst and become a productive member of society?

Cast[edit]

Leading Roles[edit]

  • David Mattey as The Toxic Avenger, The Noxious Offender, Chester's Fellatio Customer
  • Clyde Lewis as The Toxic Avenger (voice)
  • Heidi Sjursen as Sarah / Claire
  • Paul Kyrmse as Sgt. Kabukiman, Evil Kabukiman
  • Joe Fleishaker as Chester/Lardass
  • Dan Snow as Sgt. Kazinski
  • Michael Budinger as Tito
  • Lisa Terezakis as Sweety Honey
  • Ron Jeremy as Mayor Goldberg
  • Barry Brisco as Pompey
  • Debbie Rochon as Ms. Weiner
  • Trent Haaga as Tex Diaper
  • Anthony "Tony Goggles" Cantanese as Mad Cowboy, Evil Mad Cowboy
  • Stan Lee as the Narrator

Cameos[edit]

Deleted scenes[edit]

Scenes featuring Hugh Hefner during the black and white Newsreel segment of the Toxic Avenger IV were cut prior to its theatrical release due to a cease-and-desist order from Hefner's lawyers. Hefner was initially fine with appearing in the film but his lawyers ended up convincing him that he was unfairly coerced into being in the movie. During the "Special Thanks To" sequence of the final credits, there's a special "No thanks to Hugh Hefner's lawyers" credit. [1]

Reception[edit]

The film received positive reviews and currently has a 67% "fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[1] Stephen Holden of the New York Times opined, "If the take-no-prisoners humor of Citizen Toxie is very funny, the movie's relentless comic excess is ultimately a little exhausting."[2]

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