Here are the monster's little toys. Once they were little girls and boys.Humongous is a slasher movie from the year 1982. It was directed by Paul Lynch, who also did Prom Night (1980) two years earlier.Bunch of kids (and one guy they picked up) are stranded on an island as their boat hit rocks and sinks. That's too bad, as the island is inhabitated by a deformed killer who starts hunting them for food.
This film contains the examples of:
- Alas, Poor Villain: After the killer gets stabbed and is dying, he makes absolutely pitiful moans indicating how he doesn't want to die. And then we see his Nightmare Face and even Sandy feels sorry for him.
- Child by Rape: How the killer was conceived.
- Closed Circle: The island is far from civilization, and there are no access to boats.
- Creepy Basement: Ida's son was raised in it.
- Dead Person Impersonation: Sandy tricks the killer by pretending to be his mother.
- Diary: Ida's diary works as an exposition for our protagonists.
- Every Car Is a Pinto: When Nick drives boat on rocks, it immediatly catches on fire and blows up.
- Final Girl: Sandy.
- Hooks and Crooks: Nick grabs a hook to defend himself.
- Horror Doesn't Settle for Simple Tuesday: The prologue shows Ida being raped during a Labor Day cocktail party.
- Intimate Healing: Donna attempts to do this on Bert.
- Laser-Guided Karma: The exact moment when Tom is done raping Ida, her father's dogs attack and kill him.
- Ms. Fanservice: Donna.
- Once Is Not Enough: "I killed him. It's all over." Nice knowing ya, Eric!
- One-Word Title
- Redemption Equals Death: Nick after acting like an utter jerk feels a bit of remorse and goes looking for help on the island and promptly gets killed.
- Tragic Monster: The killer might arguably be the most sympathetic villain in slasher history aside from Norman Bates.
- Time Skip: After the opening.