Beware! The Blob

1972

Action / Comedy / Horror / Sci-Fi

8
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 25%
IMDb Rating 4.1 10 1483

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Burgess Meredith as Old Hobo
Sid Haig as Zed
Carol Lynley as Leslie
Larry Hagman as Young Hobo
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1hr 31 min
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1hr 31 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by jazzman_2002us 10 / 10

I had no idea that this movie even existed

I am a huge fan of the original movie in 58 so when I saw that there was another movie made in 72 I just had to get it. I was pretty happy with it. I am just a fan of terrible movies like that. I thought it had some pretty good actors in it. I find it funny that the actors that in movies like this are usually not found in A list movies. Maybe it is a coincidence I guess. Well anyway I thought that Beware! The Blob was great and I am really excited about the 2005 version just to see what they come up with this time. Maybe they will have another meteor crash. Or maybe they will have what was left over in the last one from 88 that was in that jar that the character that was played by Del Close escape that jar and go on a rampage. Who knows???????????????????

Reviewed by jclauser 10 / 10

Missing scene?

I love this movie, mostly I guess for nostalgia reasons more than anything else. However, the DVD seems to be missing the scene where the blob goes through the boy scout's campsite causing pandemonium. I have seen this film under both titles and I can't remember which one has this scene. Anyone out there have any more info re: this? For the most part the DVD looks great considering the film's age and the humor which probably put a lot of critics off is rather subversive. The worst memento? My vote goes to Burgess Meredith's close-up. The best? The shot of the blob flooding the bowling alley. I recommend this movie to any lover of junk cinema.

Reviewed by Anonymous Andy (Minus_The_Beer) 4 / 10

Viewer Beware

Baffling and barely competent, "Beware! The Blob" (aka "Son of Blob") is the belated low-budget sequel to the 1958 Steve McQueen classic that nobody asked for. Directed in an off-the-cuff nature by first-time director Larry Hagman (aka J.R. of "Dallas" fame), the titular ooze makes its way across a small town after being unwittingly unleashed by a careless oil-worker. Corny, hokey and -- as it would turn out -- mostly improvised, it would prove to be Hagman's final film. Watching it today, it is all too obvious why.

Within the first five minutes, a ridiculous and slightly meandering tone is set that unfortunately plagues the film until its end. Granted, the film does generate a bit of incidental fun and good humor ("Can I have my lighter back? Can I have my lighter back?") as it plods along, but even the most generous of viewers may have trouble making it to the finish line. The film is low, low (almost no) budget, and the cast is mostly made up of other familiar TV faces/friends of the director. No one appears to be taking the whole thing seriously, which gives the audience permission to do the same. Problem is, you won't have even a fraction of the fun watching this as the cast and crew had making it.

On the upside, the blob's effects are (mostly) convincing. Nobody -- neither kitten not cool-cat hippies -- is safe from the amorphous antagonist, and you may be surprised to find that cinematographer Dean Cundey ("Halloween," "Jurassic Park") had a hand in the special effects. Sometimes it appears as if the slimy scoundrel really is covering cars and coming out of sinks, and sometimes it just looks like strawberry jelly smeared across somebody's face. Lower your expectations and maybe, just maybe, you can have some fun with "Beware! The Blob." Otherwise, just give the original or the 1988 remake a go instead.

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