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The Slime People (1963)

Unrated  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  24 February 1966 (Mexico)
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After Los Angeles is invaded by an army of subterranean monsters a small group of people must fight for survival in the deserted metropolis.

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Norman Tolliver
Robert Burton ...
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After Los Angeles is invaded by an army of subterranean monsters a small group of people must fight for survival in the deserted metropolis. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Up from the bowels of the earth come...

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24 February 1966 (Mexico)  »

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Tomorrow You Die  »

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$56,000 (estimated)
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The scenes in the butcher shop and freezer were filmed in an actual butcher shop owned by the father-in-law of actor Robert Hutton in Lancaster, California. See more »

Goofs

When the group enters the TV studio, Cal (the Marine) has his rifle slung over his arm as they close the doors. When they finally close the second door and move into the studio, his rifle is missing for one brief scene. When they finally get inside and Cal introduces himself, his rifle suddenly appears on his shoulder again. See more »

Quotes

Reporter: Dr Brough, what exactly do these creatures look like?
Dr. Timothy Brough: They're large, huge, prehistotic. Covered with scales, and covered with slime.
Reporter: The Slime People!
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Featured in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Slime People (1989) See more »

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Pretty awful, but still kind of fun
14 April 2002 | by (Pittsburgh, PA) – See all my reviews

Far from being a cinema classic, or even a classic of low-budget films, The Slime People still has a kind of charm that makes you want to stay with it until the end. Cheap sets and costumes, and pretty bad acting, make this one mostly forgettable, though the plot really isn't too bad. With a bigger budget and some better actors this might have been come off as a classic. Worth watching on a rainy Sunday afternoon if nothing else is on.


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