The Blob (1988)

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A deadly entity from space crashes near a small town and begins consuming everyone in its path. Panic ensues as shady government scientists try to contain the horrific creature.




  • Sharon Spelman in The Blob (1988)
  • Art LaFleur in The Blob (1988)
  • Billy Beck in The Blob (1988)
  • Paul McCrane in The Blob (1988)
  • Erika Eleniak in The Blob (1988)
  • Shawnee Smith and Donovan Leitch Jr. in The Blob (1988)

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24 September 2014 | adamscastlevania2
| An 1980's horror remake to rank among the best
(70%) Along with "The fly", and "The thing", this is a member of a trio of fine remade 1950's B-movies that did a great job of recreating some pretty gross ideas by adding some 80's style gore, yet still keeping the basic premise, as well as maintaining some of the better ideas roughly the same. This is the lesser of the three movies, but the other two are fantastic, while this is just plain good. The plot is well told with enough time on the main characters, but not too much to ruin the pacing, and the effects are really well done throughout with great gore and creature based attacks. Overall though it's just a very entertaining movie to watch that I'd recommend to all horror fans.

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Box Office


$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,644,920 7 August 1988

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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