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

A gas is let loose upon the world that kills anyone over 25 years old.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Coel (as Robert Corff)
Coralee (as Tally Coppola)
Alex Wilson ...
Lou Procopio ...
Phil Borneo ...
Alan H. Braunstein ...
Dr. Drake (as Alan Braunstein)
Jackie Farley ...
David Osterhout ...
Juretta Taylor ...
Michael D. Castle ...
Burroughs (as Mike Castle)
Alan DeWitt ...


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!


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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

September 1970 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gas-s-s-s  »

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The Warrior football team in the movie is the actual name of the Socorro High School team, in Socorro, New Mexico, where part of this movie was filmed, and the real Warrior's colors really are blue and white. 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 »


Various Voices: This is the real God speaking. Will the owner of the dark blue Mustang convertible, license number TUV525, please turn off your parking lights.
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Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »


On Wisconsin
[Fight song played by band]
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Useless trash
8 April 2013 | by See all my reviews

First off, I'm a fan of Roger Corman and cheesy movies, but this was just plain horrible. If you want to see why the Hippie lifestyle went away then maybe this movie is for you. Otherwise it was a total waste of time. Seemed that everyone associated with this cinematic dreck must have been doing way too much LSD. Just about every line in this movie made no sense. The acting was sub-par even from those that have done fine work in other films. There was no plot in the acceptable use of the word and those involved should hang their heads any time this movie is mentioned. The only thing good I can say is that I managed to not see this junk as long as I have.

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