The Killer Tomatoes are the main antagonists of the 1978 American comedy-horror film Attack of the Killer Tomatoes and its three sequels.
The Killer Tomatoes are genetically altered fruits created by the mad scientist Professor Mortimer Gangreen in an attempt to take over the world.
The Killer Tomatoes resemble normal tomatoes, but they have human-level intelligence and the ability to move and roll of their own accord. In the sequels, they gain facial features like mouths and eyes.
Powers and Abilities
The Killer Tomatoes possesses the following powers and abilities:
- High jumping
The Killer Tomatoes are paralyzed in fear by the terrible song "Puberty Love", allowing the surviving townspeople to squash them all.
- In the original film, no explanation is given for their sentience, but later films revealed it to be due to genetic manipulation.