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A drive-in favorite, this sci-fi classic follows teenagers Steve and his best girl, Jane, as they try to protect their hometown from a gelatinous alien life form that engulfs everything it touches. The first to discover the substance and live to tell about it, Steve and Jane witness the blob destroying an elderly man, then it growing to a terrifying size. But no one else has seen the goo, and poli...

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Directed by

Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr.

Written by

Irvine H. Millgate (Idea)
Theodore Simonson (Screenplay)
Kate Phillips (Screenplay)

Runtime

86 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

It crawls. It creeps. It eats you alive!

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Keywords

monster small town cult film meteorite missing person film in film high school kids blob good cop bad cop teenage hero town in panic space monster kid brother fire extinguisher teenage heroine unkillable monster people eater night of horror skeptical adults

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#298 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss