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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
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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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it's loose again eating everyone! 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

This film was reissued in 1982 with a new tagline: "The film that J.R. shot!", as Larry Hagman had gone on to major latter success as J.R. Ewing in the TV series Dallas (1978). (The tagline plays on the fact that J.R. was shot in a 1980 cliffhanger.) See more »

Goofs

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Quotes

Unidentified rabblerouser: Hippie, schmippie!
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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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