The Blob (1988) Poster



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Remake of 

The Blob (1958)

Remade as 

The Blob


Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Before Brian jumps out of the van, Meg says "take care of yourself, it's what you're good at", a reference to what Luke Skywalker said to Han Solo before the rebel attack on the Death Star.
The Thing (1982)

Referenced in 

Short Cuts (1993)
Poster is shown.
Phantoms (1998)
Scene in which Clifton Powell's character is killed is strikingly similar to a scene in the 1988 film.
The Making of 'Killer Klowns' (2001) (Video)
mentioned once
The Ring (2002)
Video box is shown in movie store.
Lightning Bug (2004)
mentioned on Fangoria magazine cover
Fear of the Flesh: The Making of 'The Fly' (2005) (Video)
mentioned once in extended version
Transformations: Looking Back at 'The Fly II' (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
The Remake (2006)
During a discussion of film remakes, Ari makes a comment about liking the "Blob" remake.
Slither (2006)
Meg Penny's Diner
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Sci-Fi Boys (2006)
A still of the 80's remake was shown.
Planet Terror (2007)
The face-melting effects are identical
When Darkness Came: The Making of 'The Mist' (2008) (Video)
Frank Darabont mentioned his first writer's movies
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Monsters vs. Aliens (2009) (TV Episode)
Hewy commpares the Bob character in "Monsters vs. Aliens" to the Blob
Post Mortem with Mick Garris: Frank Darabont (2010) (TV Episode)
Garris mentions that Darabont was one of the writers of this movie
Rewind This! (2013)
Poster is shown.
80's Monster Claymation (2013) (Short)
A scene from this movie is remade in clay.
Holliston: Blobby (2013) (TV Episode)
Adam and Joe show The Blob (1988) on The Movie Crypt at the end of the episode.
Discussing the Pod (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Matinee (2016) (TV Episode)
among '80s remakes of old '50s B-movies

Featured in 

Blob Town (2010) (Short)
film clips are shown in this documentary
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: Tony Gardner and Alterian Inc (2013) (TV Episode)
A couple scenes of Tony's effects from The Blob remake are seen.
No Sleep TV3: No Sleep TV3 #3: "Aliens Ate My Buick" (2016) (TV Episode)
Clips and film is discussed/reviewed
Trailer Trauma 3: '80s Horror-Thon (2017) (Video)
The film's theatrical trailer is featured.


The Blob (1958)
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
characters watch the film Garden Tool Massacre, which features a man in a hockey mask

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XVII (2006) (TV Episode)
spoofs the movie in the first segment
Parásitos: El parásito no tiene forma (2012) (TV Episode)
spanish title spoofed

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