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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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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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The Green Slime are coming!! See more »

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Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi

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21 May 1969 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Production manager William Ross would often serve as translator between the Japanese film crew and the American actors. See more »

Goofs

When the team is on the asteroid, the overhead studio lights are clearly reflected on the helmets. See more »

Quotes

General Jonathan B. Thompson: Well, this confirms my first guess. The only answer is to blast that thing out of the sky.
Technician: We'll never make it, chief, it's coming too fast.
General Jonathan B. Thompson: We'll just have to move faster.
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Follows Il pianeta errante (1966) See more »

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Despot
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Music by George Kleinsinger
Thomas J. Valentino Music
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Will you believe it when you're dead?
14 July 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Fun, fast-moving, funky sci-fi action for "Thunderbirds" fans.

US B-Grade stars meet slimy Japanese-style men-in-monster-suit Aliens with reproductive blood who, having infiltrated a space-station and captured the interest of a new-lifeform-discovering scientist proceed to electrocute half the crew.

Funky colour schemes, futuristic 1960s-style discotheques, kooky camera angles and a crazy Blaxploitation-style theme song combine to create a groovy film, man.

Better acting than "Space: 1999".


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