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The Blob (1988)
R
95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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.
Director
Chuck Russell (directed by)
Writers
Theodore Simonson (earlier screenplay) | Kay Linaker (earlier screenplay) (as Kate Phillips) | Irvine H. Millgate (story) | Chuck Russell (screenplay) | Frank Darabont (screenplay)
Producers
Jack H. Harris (produced by) | Elliott Kastner (produced by)
Composer
Michael Hoenig (music by)
Cinematographer
Editors
Tod Feuerman (edited by) | Terry Stokes (edited by)
Casting Director
Johanna Ray (casting by)
Production Designer
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Release date
Aug 5, 1988 (United States)

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52 cast members
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Kevin Dillon
Brian Flagg Brian Flagg   See fewer
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Shawnee Smith
Meg Penny Meg Penny   See fewer
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Donovan Leitch Jr.
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Jeffrey DeMunn
Sheriff Herb Geller Sheriff Herb Geller   See fewer
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Candy Clark
Fran Hewitt Fran Hewitt   See fewer
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Joe Seneca
Dr. Meddows Dr. Meddows   See fewer
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Del Close
Reverend Meeker Reverend Meeker   See fewer
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Paul McCrane
Deputy Bill Briggs Deputy Bill Briggs   See fewer
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Sharon Spelman
Mrs. Penny Mrs. Penny   See fewer
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Beau Billingslea
Moss Woodley Moss Woodley   See fewer
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Art LaFleur
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Ricky Paull Goldin
Scott Jeske Scott Jeske   See fewer
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Robert Axelrod
Jennings Jennings   See fewer
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Bill Moseley
Soldier #2 (in sewer) Soldier #2 (in sewer)   See fewer
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Michael Kenworthy
Kevin Penny Kevin Penny   See fewer
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Jack Rader
Col. Hargis Col. Hargis   See fewer
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Billy Beck
Can Man Can Man   See fewer
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Wade Mayer
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Douglas Emerson
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Jack Nance
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Charlene Fox
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Erika Eleniak
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Teddy Vincent
Sally Jeffers Sally Jeffers   See fewer
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Don Brunner II
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Clayton Landey
George Ruit George Ruit   See fewer
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Jacquelyn Masche
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Daryl Sandy Marsh
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Judith Flanagan
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Richard Anthony Crenna
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Pons Maar
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M. James Arnett
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Peter Crombie
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Rick Avery
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David Weininger
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Moss Porter
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Noble Craig
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Opelene Bartley
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Portia Griffin
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Jennifer Lincoln
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Lilli Fields
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Robert Hammond
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Michael Lindström
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Ann Mills
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Lloyd Bryan Molander
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Verna Lynn Richland
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Chuck Russell
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Ratings Breakdown

6.5 / 10 | 34,675 votes