Rollergator (sometimes "Roller Gator") is a 1996 crime against humanity masquerading as a comedy film, written and directed by Donald G. Jackson. It features a cheap, rubber purple alligator puppet and Joe Estevez. RiffTrax released their riff in August 2015. The film has been described by Bill Corbett as "THE worst movie ...ever done at RiffTrax."
Plot Synopsis and Preview
A teenage girl tries to help a small, purple-colored, jive-talking alligator escape from the clutches of a greedy carnival owner as well as an assortment of various characters so he can be reunited with his owner.
Cast and Crew
- Sandra Shuker as P.J. Smith
- Joe Estevez as Chico Dennis
- Conrad Brooks as Swamp Farmer
- Jenette Lynne Hawkins as Slingshot
- Lisa Kaake as Dark Ninja
- Bobbie Blackford as Karate Instructor
- Larry Maddox as Reggie Dennis
- Nicholas Adams as Frogface
- Erin O'Bryan as Roller Blade Mama
- "I'm calling it: this is THE worst movie we've ever done at RiffTrax. Ladies and gentlemen, ROLLERGATOR." - Bill Corbett
- "ROLLERGATOR! There are no words -- no human words -- to describe it. So I simply restate, ROLLERGATOR. I am sorry." - Mike Nelson
- Joe Estevez also appears in the MST3K classics, Werewolf and Soultaker.
- Conrad Brooks (Swamp Farmer) has also appeared in Plan 9 from Outer Space and the MST3K movies The Sinister Urge, Bride of the Monster, and The Beast of Yucca Flats.
- This is the third 2015 riff to feature a poorly executed puppet premise, the first being To Catch a Yeti and the second being Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare.