They Came From Outer Space: The Blob Double Feature
September 2, 2023
Double feature presentation of The Blob (1958) and The Blob (1988).
Double Feature: $25 | $15 SIFF Members
Individual Tickets: Select showtime to purchase.
Passes: $100 | $75 SIFF Members - includes full series access
The Blob (1958)
A small town is plunged into chaos when a mysterious gelatinous alien substance descends from the heavens. Unknowingly, the town's residents become entangled in the insatiable mass, causing it to grow exponentially with every victim it engulfs. As panic spreads like wildfire, a brave teenager and his girlfriend must find a way to stop the ever-expanding terror before it devours the entire community. With its groundbreaking practical effects and spine-chilling suspense, The Blob remains an iconic masterpiece of the genre. Packed with hair-raising moments and a gripping storyline, this cult classic continues to captivate audiences, leaving them with a lingering fear of what could lurk beyond the stars.
The Blob (1988)
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