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The Slime People (1963)

Unrated | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 24 February 1966 (Mexico)
After Los Angeles is invaded by an army of subterranean monsters, a small group of people must fight for survival in the deserted metropolis.

Director:

Robert Hutton

Writers:

Blair Robertson, Joseph F. Robertson (as Vance Skarstedt)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert Hutton ... Tom Gregory
Les Tremayne ... Norman Tolliver
Robert Burton ... Prof. Galbraith
Susan Hart ... Lisa Galbraith
William Boyce William Boyce ... Cal Johnson
Judee Morton Judee Morton ... Bonnie Galbraith
John Close John Close ... KTTV Reporter Vince Williams
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After Los Angeles is invaded by an army of subterranean monsters, a small group of people must fight for survival in the deserted metropolis. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Up from the bowels of the earth come...

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Unrated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 February 1966 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Tomorrow You Die See more »

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Budget:

$56,000 (estimated)
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Because of this film's low budget, Susan Hart was given only $35 to buy her own wardrobe. See more »

Goofs

When the group enters the TV studio, Cal (the Marine) has his rifle slung over his arm as they close the doors. When they finally close the second door and move into the studio, his rifle is missing for one brief scene. When they finally get inside and Cal introduces himself, his rifle suddenly appears on his shoulder again. See more »

Quotes

Reporter: Dr Brough, what exactly do these creatures look like?
Dr. Timothy Brough: They're large, huge, prehistotic. Covered with scales, and covered with slime.
Reporter: The Slime People!
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Featured in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Slime People (1989) See more »

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"Take My Slime People, Please"
13 April 2001 | by BaronBl00dSee all my reviews

Los Angelos is enclosed by a wall of fog created by inhabitants from in the inner depths of the Earth, whereby they kill all the people they can find(for no known reason) and so that they can control the temperatures. These creatures are labeled "Slime People" because they are coated with slime. The rest of the scientific mumbo jumbo used to explain the intricacies of the plot are just as lacking in logic and creativity. The creatures look like something from The Golem but only with pointed heads. This film is cheap...no make that with capital letters...CHEAP! Much of the film is so foggy that you don't really see anything and the parts that are clear you wish someone on the production crew would have revved up the fog machines to cover up this lame, limp, lacking script and the abominable acting. None of the sets look impressive, in fact, I have seen more time and money lavished on school productions than this film! Robert Hutton plays the lead(and director for his one big time chance) and he is awful...and the best the film has to offer in the line of thespians. The young man playing Cal the Marine(William Boyce) actually made my skin crawl every time he opened his mouth. He is that bad. Despite all of these problems( and the many I just didn't feel like adding), this film has a certain charm and is at least a fun bad movie to watch.


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