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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...

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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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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In an interview, star/director Robert Hutton said that neither he nor the stuntmen were ever paid for their work in this film. 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

Tom Gregory: Now look, we've got to find their trail. Footprint, slime, anything.
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Featured in Celluloid Bloodbath: More Prevues from Hell (2012) See more »

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In A Class All Its Own
13 April 2005 | by ehman1See all my reviews

This yet another film I saw as a teenager in the 1960's that brings back many fond memories of my youth. I would have to agree that for all its awfulness "The Slime People" as one reviewer states, does have its charm. The excessive use of fog provides the movie with a unique atmosphere giving it just enough of an edge to make the film interesting and at times even a little scary. Every now and then one of the Slime People would sneak out of the fog and really creep us out. In some places the film is funny to the point of being ridiculous, still I think the story and the science behind it is plausible and it does have its serious moments. I have seen movies that were far worse than this one. If you love the films of this genre, just out of curiosity you should give it a look. The Slime People is very hard to find on TV, Satellite or Cable. I bought my VHS copy new a few years back. Even with the current digital re-mastering to DVD, this film will never be easy to watch.……..must be that all that fog…………….


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