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Top 10 goo-filled films to make you shudder

28 March 2011 7:41 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Melting astronauts! Sentient ooze! We celebrate cinema’s most memorable goo-filled films…

Some directors use Ky Jelly, others employ hair gel, or in one memorable instance, gallons of shaving cream. The techniques used to create them vary, but cinema history is full of gloopy, ickily-runny special effects that will either have you laughing incredulously or feeling thoroughly queasy.

Here’s a list of ten films that feature some memorably gelatinous moments…

The Blob

If you want a film filled with goo, look no further than The Blob. Steve McQueen starred in the 1958 original, which saw a gigantic globule of alien strawberry compote terrorise a small town in America. Schlocky B-movie fun, fans of gore will find even more to enjoy in the 1988 remake, which retains the same basic plot while upping the body horror aspects considerably. 

Drawing inspiration from Rob Bottin’s effects in The Thing six years earlier, the »

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