A group of longtime friends converge on a fatal course with destiny when they cross paths with Alexander Tatum, a mercenary surgeon. He is a hunter with the keen skill of one who has also ... See full summary »
A mysterious creature from another planet, resembling a giant blob of jelly, lands on earth. The people of a nearby small town refuse to listen to some teenagers who have witnessed the blob's destructive power. In the meantime, the blob just keeps on getting bigger. Written by
The old man's cabin and the crater were filmed in a soundstage. There were two versions of the cabin built. One was full size for the actors to use. The second version was only about three feet high and was used in the background of wide shots to create a false perspective. See more »
When the doctor pulls back the blanket off the old man, it is clearly visible that the blob is oozing on to the old man's chest. Then on the closeup, the blob is only on the old man's hand and arm. The next long shot shows the Blob over the man's chest again. See more »
All right, Steve. You made us waste our 80 cents, now what gives?
[all the teenagers demand to know what's going on]
Would you believe me if I told you there was something inside of that rock we found tonight? Something that could wipe out this whole town?
[all the teenagers laugh]
Hey, knock it off! Go ahead, Steve.
I saw this thing kill Doc Hallen tonight.
[all the kids are shocked]
What is it?
I don't know, but one thing's for certain, if it can kill Doctor Hallen, it can kill ...
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SPOILER: When the movie ends it shows the blob being dropped into the Arctic."THE END "appears and changes into a question mark. See more »
I saw the original on TV and was scared pretty bad. I was a kid :)
The original one can be appreciated more when compared to the new one which I saw and have forgotten. The original one, starring the great movie star Steve McQueen (BULLET), is by far the better and only version anyone should see.
The movie production is dated, but the fx used to make the Blob stands up the test of time. I was convinced that that thing was moving on its own accord. 10/10
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