over 2 years
Holds up shockingly well, except for some of the hammy acting
over 2 years
really unique 50's monster flick, with really cool ending
over 5 years
Enjoyable, classic sci-fi film. Catchy theme song!
over 6 years
A thoroughly enjoyable B movie.
The least intimidating horror film villain ever, but I dare you to not enjoy yourself.
The Blob is an independently made 1958 American horror/science-fiction film that depicts a giant amoeba-like alien that terrorizes the small community of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. In the style of American International Pictures, Paramount Pictures released the film as a double feature with I Married a Monster from Outer Space.
The film was Steve McQueen's debut leading role, and also starred Aneta Corsaut. The film's tongue-in-cheek theme song, "Beware of the Blob", was written by Burt Bacharach and Mack David and became a nationwide hit in the U.S. It was recorded by studio group the Five Blobs—actually singer Bernie Nee overdubbing himself.
It is July 1957. Teenager Steve Andrews (Steve McQueen) and his girl Jane Martin (Aneta Corsaut) are out parking and see a falling star. They drive out to try to find where the meteor landed. An old man (Olin Howland) has heard the meteor crash near his house. He finds the meteor and pokes it with a stick. The rock breaks open to reveal a small...