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The Blob is an independently made 1958 American horror/science-fiction film.

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.

Initial Release: Sept. 12, 1958
Awards: The film's tongue-in-cheek title song was written by Burt Bacharach and Mack David and became a nationwide hit in the U.S.

It was recorded by a studio group called "The Five Blobs" – actually singer Bernie Knee overdubbing himself. Wikipedia

The Blob 1959
The Blob 1959

IMDB Rating: 6.4

Starring: Steve McQueen, Aneta Corsaut, Earl Rowe

Director: Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr., Russell S. Doughten Jr.

Writers: Theodore Simonson, Kay Linaker

Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Description: An alien lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows.

Plot Summery: [Spoiler Alert!]

After teenagers Steve Andrews and his girlfriend Jane Martin see a meteorite crash nearby, they set off to investigate.

They come across an old man who seems to have some type of gelatinous matters stuck to his hand. They take him to Dr. Hallen who isn't sure what the substance is but Steve becomes convinced it's a monster of some sort after both the old man and the doctor vanish.

As the creature consumes more and more people, it grows larger and larger. Steve's biggest problem is that he can't get anyone to believe him and continually faces skeptical policeman and angry parents.

The creature finally reaches a size that it cannot be missed and everyone wonders how they will possibly stop it

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