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Highly entertaining schlock!
Holy Tomatoes I love this movie so much!
A truly fantasmagoric shit show of a horrendously awesomellent rollercoaster, encompassing everything good that a bad movie has to offer!
Well played... I rate it a BB++good
Magnificently grotesque. Chock full of weird moments from a cast who should know better, but don't care.
an absolute crapfest but i somehow managed to make it through the film
This is one of the best sci-fi/fantasy comedies to ever come out of the 80's. A grimey little B movie that does not take itself too seriously but is not garbage by any means. Though seemingly low budget It's beautifully styled. The surreal scenes and art design give the movie a fantastic back drop. This movie is incredibly funny in it's crude and suggestive scenes, Absolutely repugnant use of language in the dialogue adds a nice kick for more belly laughs. This may be a silly little b movie to most but it is as much a classic as Killer Clowns from Outer Space.
The horror comedy film, "Terrorvision" was directed by Ted Nicolaou (known for directing a lot of movies for the Full Moon Pictures company) and was written by Albert and Charles Band, the latter founded Full Moon Pictures after releasing this movie.
Starring in "Terrorvision" is Chad Allen (Sherman Putterman), Diane Franklin (Suzy Putterman), and Gerrit Graham (Stanley Putterman).
"Terrorvision" begins when an alien monster is disposed of and somehow is beamed into a family's satellite dish on Earth.
The first to discover the monster is Sherman and his Grampa (Burt Remsen). None of the other families members come in contact with the monster, so nobody else believes their story.
Most of "Terrorvision" deals with the monster gobbling up the family--and some other people--one by one. In a typical slasher movie style, but with a comedic twist.
My favorite scene is when Sherman, Suzy, and her boyfriend O.D. (Jon Gries) try to teach the monster about food, music, and most importantly, T.V. I love when the monster tries saying their names and keeps repeating "T.V.!!!" It's really funny. The monster is actually really funny and kind of endearing.
In the following scenes, it's revealed that the monster is actually a pet who, when mutated, goes on uncontrolled eating binges.
I won't spoil the rest of it, if you're interested in watching it. Let's just say that it doesn't exactly have a solid ending.
So what did I think of it?
"Terrorvision" is a silly and fun b-movie that knows exactly what it's trying to do.
The acting is nothing to write home about. There's a good mix of characters, and the main protagonists are entertaining to watch. I particularly liked Grampa, O.D. and Suzy.
"Terrorvision" features some really cool practical special effects--the monster looks great. The scenes where people get eaten are cheesy, a bit gross, but fun.
Overall, if you like really corny horror flicks with some comedy thrown in, I'd suggest checking out "Terrorvision."
It's a good, schlocky time all around! It's so bad, it's good!
Completely ridiculous, but totally fun Z-Grade horror. The effects are pretty lousy, but everyone hams it up and has a good time.
Not a good film, sorry - one funny character, the eccentric, over-earnest grandfather gets a few good lines in the opening sequences but is then killed off. Tasteless, unfunny sit-com humor and offensive comedy appears throughout the rest of the picture. Not worth seeing, Song included by obscure band the Fibonaccis.
Terrorvision is a Great movie. Great. It is a scathing indictment of 1980s society and culture and the impact the availability of a wider range of TV entertainment had on the American family. Every character is a perfect slice of mid 80s Americana shown in the worst possible light, the acting is fantastic (Uncle Rico from Napoleon Dynamite plays a dumb heavy metal boyfriend, Gerrit Graham as the father, Mary Woronov as the mom) and the set design and cinematography are very well done. This movie succeeds in so much if you just watch it like you would any other movie, instead of writing it off as soon as the premise is revealed. It's amazing, all you have to do is let it be art as much as you do any other movie.