Remake of the 1958 sci-fi horror classic about a deadly blob from another planet which consumes everything in its path. Teenagers attempt without success to warn the townspeople, who refuse to take them seriously.
Donovan Leitch Jr.
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.
Robert Walker Jr.,
A mysterious creature from another planet, resembling a giant blob of jelly, lands on earth. The people of a nearby small town refuse to listen to some teenagers who have witnessed the blob's destructive power. In the meantime, the blob just keeps on getting bigger.Written by
Producer Jack H. Harris had experience as a distributor, but this was his first foray into motion picture production. See more »
When Tony and his friends taunt Steve in his car, Tony puts both his hands on the top of the windshield. In a closer shot, his right hand is suddenly not there. See more »
[Steve stops outside the phone booth to call the police]
You talk to them, Tony.
Me? Why me?
I'm supposed to be home asleep, if they think I'm running around loose, they'll never believe us.
Yeah yeah, here's a dime. Come on, come on!
What'll I say?
Ask for Dave, and listen Tony, you give it to him straight. Tell him to get out to this store quick! You tell him to bring every piece of hardware he can find in the police station!
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Stephen Chase is listed in the credits as "Steven Chase." See more »
Spanish dubbed version substitutes the opening credits theme song for a more conventional, in-tone with the movie, instrumental tune. See more »
The Blob is a classic 1950s B-movie sci-fi flick. You probably know the story: two teens (Steve McQueen & Aneta Corsaut) see a meteorite hit the ground, and when they go to look for it, they run into an old man with some weird...blob attached to his arm. They take him to the doctor's office, and then go to find out what happened. From there, the blob spreads, eating everyone in its path. The special effects are cheesy fun, as is the story. There are a lot of great touches, like the cop who plays chess over the radio with a cop in another district. It's no masterpiece, but it has a special place in its genre. Steve McQueen is very good. 8/10.
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