Lloyd's body of work has now proven to be a seminal influence on worldwide film today. Just look at any film created by the likes of Quentin Tarantino, Takashi Miike, Peter Jackson, Eli Roth, Gaspar Noe, and James Gunn, to name a few, and you are likely watching a film influenced by Class Of NukeEm High, Tromeo & Juliet, or Citizen Toxie.
Lloyd Kaufman is an American independent film director, producer, screenwriter and actor. With producer Michael Herz, he is the co-founder of the 40 year-old Troma Entertainment, and the director of many of their feature films, including the The Toxic Avenger, Class of Nuke 'Em High, 'sgt. Kabukiman NYPD, Tromeo and Juliet, and Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead. More recently, Mr. Kaufman's latest film, Return to Nuke em High Vol. I & II premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, and is currently playing in theaters worldwide, and getting the best reviews of his career.