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Beware! The Blob (1972)

GP  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  21 June 1972 (USA)
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A technician brings a frozen specimen of the original Blob back from the North Pole. When his wife accidentally defrosts the thing, it terrorizes the populace, including the local hippies, kittens, and bowlers.

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Cast

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Bobby Hartford (as Robert Walker)
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Lisa Clark
Richard Stahl ...
Edward Fazio
Richard Webb ...
Sheriff Jones
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Hair Stylist
Godfrey Cambridge ...
Chester Hargis
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Young Hobo
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Leslie
Marlene Clark ...
Mariane Hargis
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Joe, Ape-Suited Party Guest
J.J. Johnston ...
Deputy Kelly Davis
Danny Goldman ...
Bearded Teenager
Rockne Tarkington ...
Deputy Williams
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Scoutmaster Adleman
Tiger Joe Marsh ...
The Naked Turk
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Storyline

A technician brings a frozen specimen of the original Blob back from the North Pole. When his wife accidentally defrosts the thing, it terrorizes the populace, including the local hippies, kittens, and bowlers.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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it's loose again eating everyone! See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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21 June 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Chip Off the Old Blob  »

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Trivia

The enormous success of The Blob (1958) led producer Jack H. Harris to try to do a sequel, but the project had been shelved for many years. Larry Hagman, who owned the beach house next door to Harris, mentioned that he had never seen the original The Blob (1958). Harris showed Hagman his personal 16mm print of the film. Hagman showed such interest in doing a sequel that Harris resurrected the project. Hagman wound up directing this sequel and doing a small role in it as well. See more »

Goofs

During the scene with "the naked Turk" in the bathroom, the Blob has supposedly eaten his dog off screen. When the Turk throws the telephone through the window so he can escape, you can see the dog is gone BUT the Blob is still the same size as it was before it ate the dog. See more »

Quotes

Unidentified rabblerouser: Hippie, schmippie!
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Connections

Features The Jack LaLanne Show (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

Beware! The Blob
by Mort Garson
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User Reviews

 
Master, why do you not let me blink this thing away?
1 December 2005 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

After Maj. Nelson dreamed of Jeannie and before J.R. Ewing struck oil, the man who played them directed this silly movie (and has a small role in it). It basically has someone bringing the blob back from the North Pole, it gets defrosted, and...well, you can probably guess what happens from there.

"Beware! The Blob" definitely looks like the sort of movie that they made for fun. You can't take it seriously any more than you can take "I Dream of Jeannie" seriously (no offense to "IDOJ"; I love that show). The point is, this is one movie that you have to just accept as nice, goofy fun; it doesn't pretend to be anything else.


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