The Toxic Avenger
The Toxic Avenger
The First Super-Hero... from New Jersey! Not all monsters are scary to people. Not if it's one fighting crime in the Garden State.Criminals, beware of the Toxic Avenger. He will kick your butt HARD!! He'll go from cleaning nerd to cleaning crime-fighter.
Directed By Michael Herz, Lloyd Kaufman
Written By Lloyd Kaufman, Joe Ritter
Cast Mitch Cohen, Mark Torgl, Andree Maranda, Pat Ryan Jr.
Produced By Michael Herz, Lloyd Kaufman, Stuart Strutin
Film Editing By Richard W. Haines
Cinematography By Lloyd Kaufman, James London

United States



Release Date

May 1984


87 Minutes

Rating Unrated
Distributed By

Troma Entertainment

Budget $500,000
Gross $800,000



  • Mitch Cohen as The Toxic Avenger
  • Mark Torgl as Melvin Ferd
  • Kenneth Kessler as The Toxic Avenger (voice)
  • Andree Maranda as Sara
  • Pat Ryan Jr. as Mayor Peter Belgoody
  • Sarabel Levinson as Mrs. Ferd
  • Dan Snow as Cigar Face
  • Dick Martinsen as Officer O'Clancy
  • Gary Schneider as Bozo
  • Robert Prichard as Slug
  • Jennifer Babtist as Wanda
  • Cindy Manion as Julie
  • Chris Liano as Walter Harris
  • Doug Isbecque as Knuckles
  • Charles Lee, Jr. as Nipples
  • Pat Kilpatrick as Leroy
  • Al Pia as Tom Wrigtson
  • Reuben Guss as Dr. Snodburger




External Links



Toxic Avenger Grindhouse theatrical trailer from 30 years ago03:27

Toxic Avenger Grindhouse theatrical trailer from 30 years ago

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