R | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Remake of the 1958 sci-fi horror classic about a deadly blob from another planet which consumes everything in its path. Teenagers attempt without success to warn the townspeople, who refuse to take them seriously.
One of this film's producers, Jack H. Harris, was also the producer of the original 1958 version.
That's a first down. Ball at a thirty five-yard line.
When Meg gets out of her car to talk to Brian as he's walking down the street at night, the head of a boom Mic is reflected on the window of the china shop at the far left of the screen just before the camera stops moving backwards
The credits at the end of the movie are pink colored to match the monster's color.
Some prints contain an alternate version of Eddie's death; in the DVD print, he rises from the water appearing to be a mass of decayed grey flesh. In the alternate version, he rises from the water as a completely skinless, but obviously human, corpse.
$2,644,000 (USA) (7 August 1988)
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