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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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Complete credited cast:
Robert Hutton ...
Tom Gregory
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Norman Tolliver
Robert Burton ...
Prof. Galbraith
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Lisa Galbraith
William Boyce ...
Cal Johnson
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Bonnie Galbraith
John Close ...
KTTV Reporter Vince Williams
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Tomorrow You Die  »

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$56,000 (estimated)
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Richard Arlen was originally considered for the role of Prof. Galbraith. See more »

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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 »

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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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Vintage drive-in fare with slime monsters
22 June 2013 | by (Redondo Beach, CA) – See all my reviews

Good for vintage drive-in movie fans, or MST3K fans. It's one of the cheaper and more amateurishly done films of that ilk, but the makers of the movie approached it with zeal, and it has that goofy charm so inherent to these drive-in B-features.

Creatures from underneath LA emerge with an attitude, a hunger to kill, and a fog machine that would make any 70's disco the place to be. The fog's effect on what is visible on the screen has to be seen to be believed. One of my favorite fog-bank moments was a fight between two humans and a group of slime creatures. You hear grunts behind swirls of smoke, but who's winning? Who knows?

Anyway, we travel with a scientist, his two daughters, and two hero guys they meet. The girls and guys quickly get romantic, and the slime people chase them all over the place. The acting is questionable, but I've seen far worse. The characters are likable enough, and the plot rolls along nicely, with some routine monster movie elements. Well, when there's no fog and you can see, anyway.


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