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The Green Slime (1968)

 -  Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  21 May 1969 (USA)
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A giant asteroid is heading toward Earth so some astronauts disembark from a nearby space station to blow it up. The mission is successful, and they return to the station unknowingly ... See full summary »

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Jack Morris ...
Lt. Morris, Rocket Pilot
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Linda Hardisty ...
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Richard Hylland ...
Michaels
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A giant asteroid is heading toward Earth so some astronauts disembark from a nearby space station to blow it up. The mission is successful, and they return to the station unknowingly bringing back a gooey green substance that mutates into one-eyed tentacled monsters that feed off electricity. Soon the station is crawling with them, and people are being zapped left and right! Written by Humberto Amador

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Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Trivia

Charles Fox, who wrote the theme song for this film, also co-wrote the songs for another sci/fi flick of 1968, Barbarella (1968). See more »

Goofs

Although the asteroid Flora appears not to have an atmosphere, both billowing rocket smoke and liquid water are present, indicating air pressure. However, smoke shouldn't billow as shown in the movie when the rockets are used in the airless vacuum space. See more »

Quotes

[examining a charred corpse from which smoke is still rising]
Lisa Benson: He's dead.
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Referenced in Welcome to Eltingville (2002) See more »

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Cosmic Twilight
(uncredited)
Music by Vaclav Nelhybel
Bosworth Music Ltd
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Sit back, relax, enjoy and don't take it a bit seriously
26 June 2003 | by (St. Paul, Minnesota) – See all my reviews

I have a special attachment to this film: I was stationed in the Air Force in Japan in 1968 when this was filmed. Most of the cast (with the exception of course of the "name" actors) were U.S. Military personnel or dependents. Bud Widom was an announcer on Armed Forces Radio in Tokyo, and Ann Ault (nurse) directed our theater group (The Kanto Players). She directed me as Dr. Bradley in "The Man Who Came to Dinner". Ann also had a a great voice and appeared as a headliner at the Tokyo Hilton. For the earlier comment, Green Slime HAS been shown on MS3TK. It was, I think, made for it, even though MS3TK was just a dream at the time.


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