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The Blob

The Blob(1958)

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Brief Synopsis

A misunderstood teen fights to save his town from a gelatinous monster from outer space.

Cast & Crew

Steven McQueen Steve Andrews
Aneta Corseaut Jane Martin
Earl Rowe Lt. Dave
Olin Howlin Old man
Steven Chase Dr. T. Hallen
John Benson Sgt. Jim Bert
George Karas Officer Ritchie
Elbert Smith Henry Martin
Vince Barbi Diner owner
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 10 Sep 1958
Release Date:  1958 Production Date:  UCLA has videodisc P-VD116M plus 35mm print; EB; AFI
USC's Criterion Collection DVD viewed
Color/B&W:  Color (DeLuxe) Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Tonylyn Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  85-86 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Blob

    Michael Whitty 2016-08-18

    A small monster film from 1958 with a young Steve McQueen trying to warn everyone of a growing threat from maybe outer space. This BLOB gets bigger and... MORE>

  • Ooohie, Goooie, FUN

    BearOne 2015-05-27

    This is one of my favorite SciFi/Alien/Monster/Horror flicks. A slimy glob of goo from outer space consuming everyone in its path and growing redder with... MORE>

  • The Blob

    Goetan 2013-08-03

    The perfect film to introduce viewers to campy, cult films. McQueen is too old to play the young hero who tries to convince the idiotic towns people of the... MORE>