The Blob


1h 35m 1988

Brief Synopsis

A strange lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows.

Film Details

Also Known As
Blob
MPAA Rating
Genre
Horror
Thriller
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Andrew Adams; Charles Therrien
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA; Abbeville, Louisiana, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Downingtown, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

A scientific experiment gone bad creates a jello-like mold that grows as it devours human flesh.

Crew

Jan H. Aaris

Production

Joe Abberry

Stand-In

Peter Abrahamson

Other

Ray Acosta

Carpenter

Andrew Adams

Cable Operator

Brian Adams

Production Assistant

Anne H. Ahrens

Set Decorator

Phil Albright

Production Assistant

Scott L Alexander

Visual Effects

Eric Allard

Special Effects

Ken Allen

Matte Painter

Richard Alonzo

Art Department

Max Alvarez

Wig Supplier

Pedro Amaya

Driver

Robert J Anderson

Sound Mixer

J Tom Archuleta

Assistant Director

Libet Arnold

Construction Coordinator

Steve Arras

Photography

J H Arrufat

Sound Editor

Joni Avery

Stunts

Rick Avery

Stunts

Brent Baker

Puppeteer

Judy Bamber

Effects Assistant

Philip Barberio

Other

Robert Barker

Production Assistant

Pamela Barlow

Song

Philip D Bartko

Special Effects

Eduardo Batres

Visual Effects

David Beasley

Other

Scott Beattie

Photography

Marsha Blackburn

Photography

Stephanie Blakemore

Photography

Brian Miles Blakney

Carpenter

Steve Blakney

On-Set Dresser

Donald Blanks

Carpenter

Andre Blay

Executive Producer

Gary Blufer

Sound Effects

Janet Brady

Stunts

Evan Brainard

Other

Evan Brainard

Art Department

Jock Brandis

Gaffer

Erin Brasfield

Other

Greg Brickman

Stunts

Michel Briere

Carpenter

Sherri Brooks

Other

Marc Brown

Assistant Camera Operator

Thomas V Browne

Photography

Jeanette Browning

Adr

Jeanette Browning

Foley

Jeffrey Bruynzeel

Carpenter

Clyde E Bryan

Photography

Virginia Buck

Other

Douglas Budduth

Medic

Findlay Bunting

Assistant Camera Operator

Teresa Burkett

Art Department

Howard D Burkhart

Photography

Jeff Burks

Animation Supervisor

Bobby Burns

Stunts

David Burton

Stunts

Rick Butkus

Electrician

John Caglione Jr.

Makeup

Helen M Caldwell

Script Supervisor

Gary Cambra

Song

Scott Campbell

Motion Control

Julie Carnahan

Craft Service

Mark Case

Other

Joseph Catmull

Foreman

Joe Celeste

Photography

David Chamberlain

Visual Effects

Todd Chaney

Other

Kathy Chasen-hay

Editor

Lowell Chorpash

Medic

Kenneth C Clark

Special Effects

Aaron Cohen

Production Assistant

Loren Col

Dolly Grip

Judith Collins

Craft Service

Gil Combs

Stunts

Michael Condro

Motion Control

Thomas Conti

Visual Effects

Blaine Converse

Assistant

Lyle Conway

Special Effects

Lyle Conway

Visual Effects

Chris Cornwall

Production Assistant

Bill Corso

Visual Effects

Wayne Coster

Music

Kelley E Crone

Stand-In

Dan Curry

Titles

John Curtis

Other

Francois Dagenais

Art Department

Frank Darabont

Screenplay

Eric Dare

Casting Associate

Tracy Keehn Dashnaw

Stunts

Bud Davis

Stunts

C Marie Davis

Editor

Janeen Davis

Hair Assistant

Janeen Davis

Makeup Assistant

Steve M Davison

Stunts

Tim A Davison

Stunts

Mike Deluna

Stunts

Mitch Devane

Art Department

Timothy Didlake

Production Assistant

Alfred Dolder

Location Assistant

Joe Dolinich

Other

Anthony Doublin

Visual Effects

Roy Downey

Production

Marilyn Dozer

Other

Jaime Dria

Production Assistant

Loraina Drucker

Other

Christopher Duddy

Photography

Robert T Duffin

Photography

Alexis Dupont

Photography

James Kelly Durgin

Photography

Gordon Ecker

Sound Editor

Laurie Ecker

Sound Effects

Caleb Edwards

Key Grip

Jon Ehlen

Production Assistant

Larae Eicher

Other

Oliver Eisinger

Driver

Christian Emmett

Puppeteer

Gary Epper

Stunts

James Eustermann

Production

Jim Eustermann

Production

John Michael Fanaris

Sound Effects

Jeff Farley

Production

Troy Farmer

Production

Miriam Feldman

Other

Tod Feuerman

Editor

Michael L. Fink

Production Supervisor

George Fisher

Stunts

Bryce Fletcher

Puppeteer

Amanda Flick

Scenic Artist

Thom Floutz

Other

Terri Fluker

Other

Gerrit Folsom

Location Manager

Scott Forbes

Special Effects

Robert G Forrest

Photography

Chris Forster

Other

Bruce Fortune

Sound Editor

Ian Fox

Camera Assistant

Jeffrey Fox

Puppeteer

Steve Frakes

Construction

Pascal Franchot

Grip

Steven Frank

Hair

Gayle Fraser-baigelman

Assistant

Donald L. Frazee

Production

Logan Frazee

Production

Terry Frazee

Digital Effects Supervisor

Raleigh Friend

Puppeteer

Raymond Friend

Production Assistant

Frank A Fuller

Sound Effects

Alex Funke

Photography

Deborah Galvez

Puppeteer

Scott Ganary

Adr Mixer

Scott Ganary

Foley Mixer

Greg Gardiner

Photography

Tony Gardner

Makeup

James W Gavin

Helicopter Pilot

Pete Gerard

Visual Effects

Hector Gika

Sound Editor

Kerry Gilman

Production

Stephen A. Gindorf

Carpenter

Jeffrey Ginn

Art Director

Loren Gitthens

Art Department

Chris Goehe

Makeup

Chris Goehe

Other

Eric J. Goldstein

Camera Operator

Eric J. Goldstein

Photography

Dana W Gonzales

Camera Assistant

Dale Gordon

Production

Daniel Gordon

Puppeteer

Austin Goss

Electrician

James Green

Photography

Jaq Greenspoon

Puppeteer

Dr. Morton K Greenspoon

Consultant

Michael L Griffin

Other

Ron Griffin

Special Effects

Peter Grossman

Assistant

Erick Gruendemann

Production Auditor

Joseph Hagey

Other

Logan Hamilton

Wrangler

Matthew J Hannon

Carpenter

Jonie Harding

Other

Tom Harjo

Dolly Grip

Ross Harpold

On-Set Dresser

Barbara Harris

Casting

Jack H. Harris

Producer

Gene Hartline

Stunts

Rupert Harvey

Line Producer

Philip Hayman

Other

John Paul Hays

Boom Operator

Sanja Milkovic Hays

Costume Supervisor

Todd Heindel

Production

Wayne Heitman

Sound

Camilla Henneman

Other

Robert Hennessy

Carpenter

Freddie Hice

Stunts

Adam Hill

Other

Chuck Hindman

Transportation Captain

Michael Hindman

Photography

Michael Hoenig

Music

Film Details

Also Known As
Blob
MPAA Rating
Genre
Horror
Thriller
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Andrew Adams; Charles Therrien
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA; Abbeville, Louisiana, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Downingtown, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer August 12, 1988

Released in United States on Video January 5, 1989

Released in United States January 1989

Shown at Avoriaz International Fantasy Film Festival in France January 1989.

Remake of "The Blob" (USA/1958), directed by Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. and starring Steve McQueen in his film debut.

Began shooting January 12, 1988.

Ultra-Stereo

Released in United States Summer August 12, 1988

Released in United States on Video January 5, 1989

Released in United States January 1989 (Shown at Avoriaz International Fantasy Film Festival in France January 1989.)