NUKE ‘EM HIGH Double Feature with Lloyd Kaufman live!

Director Lloyd Kaufman
Year 2014
Starring Asta Paredes, Catherine Corcoran and Vito Trigo
Run Time 185min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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Join us for an evening with Troma founder Lloyd Kaufman as we present a NUKE 'EM HIGH double feature. 

Along with SURF NAZIS MUST DIE and the first TOXIC AVENGER, CLASS OF NUKE ‘EM HIGH plants its flag at the top of Troma Entertainment's steaming heap of genuinely entertaining lowbrow epics, miraculously serving up a brutally hilarious hyper-driven nuclear-powered tempest of annihilation. Like an apocalyptic ROCK ‘N ROLL HIGH SCHOOL, this is an explosive account of teenage rebellion...only with more radioactive new wave bikers, vomited fetuses, drug-induced subhuman metamorphoses and the second most essential arm-shoved-down-a-throat moment ever captured on film.

Now, more than 25 years later, Lloyd Kaufman returns to Nuke 'Em High for RETURN TO NUKE 'EM HIGH, VOL. 1. Quentin Tarantino has been a fan and friend of Troma for years, and when he made KILL BILL in two volumes to create an “Event Film,” Lloyd Kaufman took note.

“Michael Herz and I decided that to mark Troma’s 40th year we, too, would produce an ‘Event Film’ in two volumes just like Quentin did,” says Kaufman, “except slightly less lavish in the budget area.”

RETURN TO NUKE 'EM HIGH, VOL 1, directed by Lloyd Kaufman, is a hilarious, thoughtful sci-fi “Event Film” with themes ripped straight from today’s headlines: the contamination and degradation of the world’s food supply, rampant bullying, and LGBTQ love triumphing over prejudice and violence. The film, a revisiting of Troma’s 1986 CLASS OF NUKE 'EM HIGH is in the same vein as other classics such as CLASS OF 1984 and CARRIE, but seen through the unique vision of Lloyd Kaufman and the Troma Team.

Welcome to Tromaville High School where, unfortunately, the glee club has mutated into a vicious gang of Cretins. Chrissy and Lauren, two innocent lesbian lovers, must fight not only the Cretins, mutants and monsters but also the evil Tromorganic Foodstuffs Conglomerate. Can they and Kevin the Wonder Duck save Tromaville High School and the world?

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