They Came From Outer Space: The Blob (1988)

The Blob (1988)

USA | 1988 | 95 min. | Chuck Russell

September 29, 2023

They Came From Outer Space

In the 1988 remake of The Blob, a small town is besieged by a gelatinous alien creature. As the insatiable blob consumes everything in its path, a group of brave individuals must unite to confront the nightmarish menace and prevent it from consuming the entire community.

A double feature presentation of The Blob (1958) and The Blob (1988) will be shown on September 2.

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Passes: $100 | $75 SIFF Members - includes full series access

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In the 1988 remake of the cult classic, a peaceful town becomes a battleground for a nightmarish terror. When a mysterious and gelatinous alien substance engulfs unsuspecting victims, it grows uncontrollably, leaving devastation in its wake. As chaos erupts, a group of resilient and determined townspeople must band together to combat the insatiable threat. Packed with thrilling practical effects and heart-stopping suspense, this reimagining of The Blob showcases the relentless pursuit of survival and the enduring spirit of human courage in the face of unimaginable horror. Prepare for a gripping and terrifying ride as this iconic creature feature takes audiences on a rollercoaster of fear and adrenaline from start to finish.

  • Director: Chuck Russell
  • Principal Cast: Kevin Dillon, Shawnee Smith, Donovan Leitch Jr., Jeffrey DeMunn, Candy Clark
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 1988
  • Running Time: 95 min.
  • Producer: Jack H. Harris, Elliott Kastner
  • Screenplay: Chuck Russell, Frank Darabont
  • Cinematographers: Mark Irwin
  • Editors: Tod Feuerman, Terry Stokes
  • Music: Michael Hoenig
  • Language: English