Blob, The (1958)

Lists: Horror, Alien invasion, Monster movie

Brief Synopsis: "A mysterious creature from another planet, resembling a giant blob of jelly, lands on earth. The people of a nearby small town refuse to listen to some teenagers who have witnessed the blob's destructive power. In the meantime, the blob just keeps on getting bigger."

Overall Ranking: 1850 (Rank from 1958: # 3)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 66.67%
Half-Popped 16.67%
Stale 16.67%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review
Sean Kelly80(full review)
Colin Flanagan80 - "The Blob" has aged quite a bit, but it still offers that thought of being eaten by a jello-like monster.
Rob from GuysFilmQuest80(full review)
Darren of Movie Reviews 10174
Steve Habrat57(full review)
Cinephile Catherine34

People Involved

  • Steve McQueen (Steve Andrews)
  • Aneta Corsaut (Jane Martin)
  • Earl Rowe (Lieutenant Dave)
  • Olin Howland (Alter Mann)
  • Alden Stephen Chase (Dr. T. Hallen)
  • Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. (Director)