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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.

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The movie that J.R. shot! (2000 US DVD release) 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 film Godfrey Cambridge is watching on his TV when attacked by the Blob is The Blob (1958). The audio-only tracks are from the film within the film, Dementia (1955), aka "Daughter of Horror", from which stock footage is used in the theater sequences in "The Blob". See more »

Goofs

When Lisa supposedly drives at top speed in a panic through the town in her truck, you can see cars traveling on an overpass behind her truck at twice the speed she is, indicating the filmmakers simply filmed her driving normally and then sped the film up. See more »

Quotes

Unidentified rabblerouser: Hippie, schmippie!
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Referenced in JonTron: Goosebumps: Part 2 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Beware! The Blob
by Mort Garson
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User Reviews

 
Missing scene?
8 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love this movie, mostly I guess for nostalgia reasons more than anything else. However, the DVD seems to be missing the scene where the blob goes through the boy scout's campsite causing pandemonium. I have seen this film under both titles and I can't remember which one has this scene. Anyone out there have any more info re: this? For the most part the DVD looks great considering the film's age and the humor which probably put a lot of critics off is rather subversive. The worst memento? My vote goes to Burgess Meredith's close-up. The best? The shot of the blob flooding the bowling alley. I recommend this movie to any lover of junk cinema.


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