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Gas! -Or- It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It. (1970)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi  |  September 1970 (USA)
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A gas is let loose upon the world that kills anyone over 25 years old.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bob Corff ...
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Elaine Giftos ...
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Alex Wilson ...
Lou Procopio ...
Marshal McLuhan
Phil Borneo ...
Alan Braunstein ...
Dr. Drake
Jackie Farley ...
David Osterhout ...
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Juretta Taylor ...
Michael D. Castle ...
Burroughs (as Mike Castle)
Alan DeWitt ...
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A gas is let loose upon the world that kills anyone over 25 years old.

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Invite a few friends over to watch the end of the world!


Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language, sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »




Release Date:

September 1970 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gas-s-s-s  »

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1.85 : 1
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This was the last film that Roger Corman directed for American International. See more »


After breaking a road barrier, the car of the main character has 3 out 4 headlights broken, later they are intact, while it does not seem probable they would be repaired. See more »


Cilla: You're first.
Rapist: This is none of your business.
Cilla: I'm the rapee, I should have something to say.
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References The Singing Nun (1966) See more »


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Totally freaky movie
6 February 2002 | by (Uppsala, Sweden) – See all my reviews

This is the kind of movies that make me feel good. The kind of movies that makes you say: Man! Me and my friends could have made this one!

Anyway.. it's the greatest hippie-road-trip-movie I have ever laid my eyes on


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