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Beware! The Blob (1972)

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.

Director:

Larry Hagman

Writers:

Jack Woods (screenplay), Anthony Harris (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Walker Jr. ... Bobby Hartford (as Robert Walker)
Gwynne Gilford ... Lisa Clark
Richard Stahl ... Edward Fazio
Richard Webb ... Sheriff Jones
Shelley Berman ... Hair Stylist
Godfrey Cambridge ... Chester Hargis
Larry Hagman ... Young Hobo
Carol Lynley ... Leslie
Marlene Clark ... Mariane Hargis
Gerrit Graham ... Joe, Ape-Suited Party Guest
J.J. Johnston ... Deputy Kelly Davis
Danny Goldman ... Bearded Teenager
Rockne Tarkington ... Deputy Williams
Dick Van Patten ... Scoutmaster Adleman
Tiger Joe Marsh Tiger Joe Marsh ... The Naked Turk
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Storyline

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.

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The movie that J.R. shot! (2000 US DVD release) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The enormous success of The Blob (1958) led producer Jack H. Harris to try to do a sequel. Richard Clair had already written a script titled "A Chip Off the Old Blob," but the project had been shelved for many years. In late-1970, Harris' son, Anthony Harris, who had just graduated from USC and was working with a music publishing company, expressed interest in working with his father. Looking for a project, they both agreed on the "Blob" sequel. Larry Hagman, who owned the beach house next door to Harris, mentioned that he had never seen the original The Blob (1958). Harris showed Hagman his personal 16mm print of the film, and he showed such interest, Hagman told Harris he would be able to assemble his friends for the cast, as he felt everyone wanted to be "Blobbed"... but only on the condition he would direct the picture. See more »

Goofs

When Lisa supposedly drives at top speed in a panic through the town in her truck, you can see cars traveling on an overpass behind her truck at twice the speed she is, indicating the filmmakers simply filmed her driving normally and then sped the film up. See more »

Quotes

Edward Fazio: It's gonna be a better world without this thing.
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Alternate Versions

The original release began with a four-minute pre-credits scene of a bulldozer's encounter with unearthing the frozen Blob at a construction site in the snow-covered Arctic landscape. Without this scene, there is no explanation of Chester's job on the pipeline, or of what is in his container, or where and exactly how did he obtain his Blob sample from. See more »

Connections

Featured in Blob Town (2010) See more »

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User Reviews

Very good with a beer and a bong.

This is amongst my top ten films ever that didn't feature Ray Dennis Steckler or Arch Hall Jr.

The cast helps. Especially Larry Norman even though he doesn't do much.

Btw if you happen to see this green rabbit I haven't stopped thinking of you even though we haven't spoken for a couple of years. Miss your humour. Hope your cheeky bird is ok. Xi


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 June 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Son of Blob See more »

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Budget:

$150,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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