Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government agents try to cover up the evidence and confine the creature.

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  1. Chuck Russell

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Frank Darabont


Top Billed Cast

  1. Kevin Dillon

    Kevin Dillon

    Brian Flagg

  2. Shawnee Smith

    Shawnee Smith

    Meg Penny

  3. Donovan Leitch, Jr.

    Donovan Leitch, Jr.

    Paul Taylor

  4. Jeffrey DeMunn

    Jeffrey DeMunn

    Sheriff Herb Geller

  5. Candy Clark

    Candy Clark

    Fran Hewitt

  6. Joe Seneca

    Joe Seneca

    Dr. Meddows

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget $19,000,000.00

Revenue $8,247,943.00

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Release Information

  • August 5, 1988
    R, Theatrical



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