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The Blob (1988)

R
95 min | 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.
Writers
Theodore Simonson (earlier screenplay) | Kay Linaker (earlier screenplay) (as Kate Phillips) | Irvine H. Millgate (story) | Chuck Russell (screenplay) | Frank Darabont (screenplay)
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$ 19,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 2,644,000
Gross (USA)
$ 8,247,943
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Release date
Aug 5, 1988 (United States)

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Candy Clark
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Joe Seneca
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Del Close
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Paul McCrane
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Sharon Spelman
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Beau Billingslea
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Ricky Paull Goldin
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Robert Axelrod
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Bill Moseley
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Michael Kenworthy
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Jack Rader
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Billy Beck
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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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Teddy Vincent
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Don Brunner
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Judith Flanagan
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Richard Anthony Crenna
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6.4 / 10 | 26,932 votes