In this gory horror comedy classic from Troma Team Video, two kindly little old ladies turn into flesh-eating, denture-gnashing demons when they open a mysterious package! When the sweet seniors invite their family to a b... more »irthday party, one nephew who is not invited, a devil-worshipper whose activities have resulted in his being removed from the sisters' inheritance, decides to take his revenge! He sends a party gift that turns the scene into a frolic of the macabre: the aunts turn cannibal and eat up all their guests! Rabid Grannies will make you scream and laugh at the same time, and this DVD comes fully loaded with unreleased scenes, special effects outtakes and demos by James Desert, a director?s commentary, and a special episode of Troma?s Edge TV!« less
Penh G. (Penh) from SUNNYVALE, CA Reviewed on 3/23/2010...
This is an obscure gem about demon-possessed grandmothers tearing their way through their assorted obnoxious relatives at a birthday gathering. Note that for reasons known only to themselves, Troma chose to release the censored version on DVD, which, while still violent, is nowhere near as over-top-top horrifying as the uncut movie, available only on import discs. Fortunately, the censored scenes are available as a special feature on the DVD, so you can see what you missed. If you can't play import discs, this is the best you can do for now.
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Bad Movie Made Worse
M. Nelson | Minneapolis, MN USA | 12/05/2000
(2 out of 5 stars)
"Troma doesn't really know their target audience. Seems to me they take perfectly sleazy movies and cut out most of the sleaze. I refuse to believe the director of Rabid Grannies would have filmed copious amounts of cheesy gore simply to have every scrap of it edited out. Troma's claim that this is the "director's cut," is a load of fiber. It's almost as if they cut out all the gore so they could fill up their "EXTRAS" area. I suggest avoiding it."
A Twisted Spoof on Modern day Horror
(4 out of 5 stars)
"What can you expect from a film titled "Rabid Grannies"? You can expect a lot of horror and mayhem, aswell as nudity and an insanely twisted bizzare plot. When I watched this film, I pretty much new what I was going to see, and my expectations matched the results. So if you like stupid and utterly rediculous horror films than this is your film. For what this film stands for, I gave it a semi good review."
So Bad It's Good!
Marc Black | 10/22/2003
(3 out of 5 stars)
"If you're looking for a movie with a plot you should know you won't ever find it in a gore movie. The gore is funny, disgusting, and just down right sick. I liked that! If it wasn't for all of the extras and trailers filled with porn type materials I would have given this movie a 5 star. No where in the movie databases did I find that this DVD contained so much nudity but it does. The movie itself just has one scene that isn't to risky however the PSA and other trailers on this DVD are what I consider soft porn material. It's still worth buying so pick one up before you can't get your hands on thease grannies any longer."
Spencer Wendleton | Independence, MO United States | 07/02/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)
"Okay, the first half hour is boring..snooze, snooze, snooze. You see a set of ta-ta's, but still boring.One of the Grannies opens a box, a gift from who?...who knows, never find out. They become rabid once it is opened and they become plastic creatures that foam green goo--awesome, thank you. A Night of the Living Deadish appeal, the characters lock themselves in rooms throughout the mansion while the Grannies lurk throughout the hallways.The demented nature of this film made me give this four stars despite the quick ending. The gore is moderate, but the implied effects are well-done. Strings of meat, limbs going down stairs--that kind of stuff. This is laughable, but at a descent price, worth it."
Another fine foerign feast from Troma!
Marc Black | USA | 02/04/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Not as silly as the title suggests, but still silly. I loved this tender (yeah right) story of two aging sisters who receive a special gift on their birthday from their devil worshiping nephew, and all heck breaks loose. Lots of blood and gore. Badly dubbed movie from Belgium. More funny than scary. Interesting musical score. I could watch it again and again."