Dir: Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz (Troma)
IMDB Rating: 5.9 out of 10
The story takes place in the fictional town of Tromaville , The World's largest toxic waste dumping grounds where nerdy loser Melvin Junko works as a janitor at the local Gym/Health Spa. We are introduced to Bozo and his gang of misfits who clearly do not like Melvin or much of anyone for that matter. This is made clear when they exhibit their favorite pastime of vehicular homicide for sport.After accidentally walking in on Slug and his girlfriend having sex in one of the gyms locker rooms, Bozo and the gang devise a plan to get Melvin back. Unfortunately for Melvin this prank goes horribly wrong and his life will never be the same. Bozo's Girl Julie seduces Melvin and tricks him into dressing in a tutu and meeting her after hours in the gym.In a simple switch-a-roo
Melvin realizes he is kissing a sheep in front of a gang of on lookers. Embarrassed Melvin flees through the halls and leaps from a 2nd story window landing in a bucket of Toxic waste which immediately begins eating away at his flesh, Before he bursts into flames while running down the street and away from further ridicule.
Melvin returns home and while attempting to cool down in a bath his body begins to transform into the Hideously deformed creature of super human size and strength we all have grown to know and love The Toxic Avenger. Toxie unsure of what to do with himself heads out to collect his thoughts but something inside of him (Tromatons) alerts him to the forces of evil and he saves a local police officer who is being attacked by some local thugs Cigar Face and his boys. Toxie brutally disposes of the goons and disfigures one's face before he flee's the scene. After cleaning house Toxie leaves a mop behind as a calling card to any other wrong doer's with thoughts of raising hell. Quickly the local media picks up on the story of this new crime fighting monster. As the spotlight on Toxie begins to grow , Young Melvin returns home only to scare the ever loving shit out of his mother so he is forced to find a new place to call home and this leads him to the only reasonable place the Tromaville Toxic waste dump.Elsewhere the town Mayor is in plans to turn the dump into a new place for waterfront property and to move the dump closer to the main water source. Toxie then meets his love interest a young blind woman named Sara when he saves her from yet another group of thugs who are attempting to rob a small diner. After Sara's service dog is shot and she is nearly raped by the dirt bags Toxie springs into action and disposes of them in the usual imaginative Toxic Avenger ways.Toxie and his new friend then quickly take a liking to each other and begin dating though Toxie is afraid she will leave him if she realizes how disfigured he is.
Overall: 8 out of 10 (It's a bit bias I know but hey this site is about opinion and ,that is mine)