Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror
A clumsy young man nurtures a plant and discovers that it's carnivorous, forcing him to kill to feed it.
When asked where Seymour got the plant, he replies that the seeds were obtained by a Japanese gardener who found the bulb in a "plantation next to a cranberry farm." This joke is lost on modern audiences. In 1959, it was announced that cranberry ... ...
Sgt. Joe Fink:
My name is Sergeant Joe Fink, working the 24-hour shift out of homicide. And this is my workshop. The part of town that everybody knows about, but that nobody wants to see - where the tragedies are deeper, the ecstasy's wilder and the crime rate ...
When Seymour is talking with the prostitute, her scarf moves from one shoulder to the other in alternate shots.
The Filmgroup Inc. opening logo is cut from some prints.
$1,400,000 (USA) (31 December 1960)