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Beware! The Blob (1972)

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
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Sheriff Jones
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Hair Stylist
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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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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)  »

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A Chip Off the Old Blob  »

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$150,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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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

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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Beware! The Blob
by Mort Garson
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A Campy, Corny, Comic sequel to the original.
31 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

More of a comedy than a horror flick with an all-star cast in this rarely seen 1972 sequel to the original 1958 "The Blob". This version starts out as a mysterious substance in a sealed container that reads "Specimen--keep frozen", which a man brings home and puts in the freezer. Then his wife, not knowing what's inside it, leaves it out on the counter where it escapes and begins to grow and reak havoc across town. Two teenagers set out to try and warn people of it's approach, but nobody, including the local police, wants to take them seriously, until they see it swallowing up everyone and everything in it's path. Starring Larry Hagman, Burgess Meredith, Shelley Berman, Dick Van Patton, Carol Lynley & Cindy Williams.


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