R | | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A delicious, mysterious goo that oozes from the earth is marketed as the newest dessert sensation, but the tasty treat rots more than teeth when zombie-like snackers who only want to consume more of the strange substance at any cost begin infesting the world.
According to Larry Cohen himself, in some scenes in which the Stuff chases characters, a foam made of blended fish bones was used. It stank so much that, as soon as the shots were done, the actors ran to a river in order to bathe and get rid of the stench.
David 'Mo' Rutherford:
You're Chocolate Chip Charlie!
'Chocolate Chip' Charlie W. Hobbs: Well, I sure as hell ain't the Kentucky Colonel!
When Moe is threatening the two executives in the penultimate scene, he says, "Keep eating it till it's coming out of your eyeballs." In the next shot, Moe's mouth isn't moving as he finishes the sentence.
Brooke Adams holding a container of Stuff as in a commercial: "Enough is never enough."
The original VHS release omitted the black-market Stuff.