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The Blob ()


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An alien lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows.

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Steve Andrews (as Steven McQueen)
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Jane Martin (as Aneta Corseaut)
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Lt. Dave
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Old Man (as Olin Howlin)
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Dr. T. Hallen (as Steven Chase)
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Sgt. Jim Bert
George Karas ...
Officer Ritchie
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Kate the Nurse
Elbert Smith ...
Henry Martin
Hugh Graham ...
Mr. Andrews
Vincent Barbi ...
George - Cafe Owner (as Vince Barbi)
Audrey Metcalf ...
Elizabeth Martin
Jasper Deeter ...
Civil Defense Volunteer
Tom Ogden ...
Fire Chief
Elinor Hammer ...
Mrs. Porter
Pamela Curran ...
Smooching Teenager
Ralph Roseman ...
Blob Victim Working on Car
Charlie Overdorff
David Metcalf ...
Drunk at Door
Josh Randolph ...
Teenager
George Gerbereck
Julie Cousins ...
Sally - Waitress
Keith Almoney ...
Danny Martin (as Kieth Almoney)
Eugene Sabel
Robert Fields ...
Tony Gressette
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'Mooch' Miller
Tony Franke ...
Al (as Anthony Franke)
Molly Ann Bourne ...
Teenager
Diane Tabben ...
Teenager
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Russ Conway ...
Boy Running Out of Theater (uncredited)
Howard Fishlove ...
Man Running Out of Theater (uncredited)
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Man Running Out of Theater (uncredited)

Directed by

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Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr.
Russell S. Doughten Jr. ... (uncredited)

Written by

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Theodore Simonson ... (screenplay) and
Kay Linaker ... (screenplay) (as Kate Phillips)
 
Irvine H. Millgate ... (original idea)

Produced by

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Russell S. Doughten Jr. ... associate producer (as Russell Doughten)
Jack H. Harris ... producer

Music by

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Ralph Carmichael

Cinematography by

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Thomas E. Spalding ... director of photography (as Thomas Spalding)

Film Editing by

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Alfred Hillmann

Editorial Department

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Floyd Ver Voorn ... assistant editor

Art Direction by

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William Jersey
Karl Karlson

Makeup Department

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Vin Kehoe ... makeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Elbert Smith ... assistant director (as Bert Smith)

Sound Department

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Gottfried Buss ... sound
Robert Clement ... sound

Special Effects by

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Bart Sloane ... special effects

Camera and Electrical Department

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Vincent Spangler ... chief set electrician
Wayne Trace ... camera operator
Howard Fishlove ... head grip (uncredited)
Frank Pasquine ... lighting technician (uncredited)

Music Department

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Ralph Carmichael ... conductor
Jean Yeaworth ... music supervisor
Burt Bacharach ... composer: title theme (uncredited)

Other crew

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Frank B. Fuhr ... assistant to producer (as Frank Fuhr)
Travis Hillmann ... continuity
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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 Rob Hartill

Plot Keywords
Taglines Beware of the Blob! It creeps, and leaps, and glides and slides across the floor. See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Molten Meteor (United States)
  • The Meteorite Monster (United States)
  • The Glob (United States)
  • The Night of the Creeping Dead (United States)
  • The Glob That Girdled the Globe (United States)
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Runtime
  • 86 min
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Budget $240,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Steve McQueen had the poster of this film on his bedroom wall at the time of his death. See more »
Goofs As the theater audience flees the blob, many of the extras can be seen laughing and smiling. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into The People Who Own the Dark (1976). See more »
Soundtracks THE BLOB See more »
Crazy Credits SPOILER: When the movie ends it shows the blob being dropped into the Arctic."THE END "appears and changes into a question mark. See more »
Quotes [last lines]
Lieutenant Dave: At least we've got it stopped.
Steve Andrews: Yeah, as long as the Arctic stays cold.
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