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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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... is back in a horrifying new adventure See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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GP | See all certifications »

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21 June 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Chip Off the Old Blob  »

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In an interview in Fangoria magazine, screenwriter Anthony Harris stated that a good portion of the filmed material was improvised on the set and that the script was ignored. See more »

Goofs

On the uniforms worn by Scoutmaster Dick Van Patten's boys, no two troop members are wearing the same unit number. See more »

Quotes

Unidentified rabblerouser: Hippie, schmippie!
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User Reviews

 
I thought it was great too.
2 March 2003 | by (Madill, OK) – See all my reviews

I never even heard of this until I saw it listed below the orginal one on this site. I was always imiagining what the movie was like. Then I decided to order it off of Amazon.com and when I got it I was not disappointed. It was a little goofy but I loved it anyway. I am a bad movie fan like one of the other people that commented on the blob. As a matter of fact I have seen the blob maybe 6000 times or more. I thought that the blob sneaking up on Marlene Clark was pretty cool. Its amazing that Godfrey Cambridge did not hear her screaming. Then he is attacked by it also sitting in his chair. That had to be a big shock for Gwenne Gilford. Coming up from the drain pipe was a nice touch also. It was more grafic in the 1988 version, but it was still cool. The bowling alley thing was very ingenious I thought, i.e. the original movie, coming in the grills of the air conditioning system. The climax with the sheriff saying the same thing over and over was a little redundant, but the acting was not the attraction, the blob was. And finnaly it was stopped by the pipes of an ice skating rink, but then a lamp melted a little of it and it starts to get the sheriff, then it ends. Just another piece of cynamatic history.


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