Scifi Movies/blob movies


Tommy wrote at 2008-11-29 08:19:56
I think that the movie you are referring to is "Caltiki The Immortal Monster" 1960. another blob type movie is "The H Man" 1958

Aaron wrote at 2008-12-17 16:11:39
You are probably talking about Caltiki, the Immortal Monster from a year or two after the original Blob movie.

The Sci-Fi Brother wrote at 2009-08-27 06:15:23
The scene being described sounds like it came from the early sixties movie Angry Red Planet which also featured a Blob like creature that ate and dissolved one of the astronauts trying escape it. But wasn't able to get back into the ship in time.

JJ wrote at 2010-02-21 22:49:28
Another possibility is the 1950's Italian movie entitled 'Caltiki the Immortal monster'. It is in black and white and features a gross looking blob thing that divides into multiple blobs and devours people. There is a scene in the movie that closely matches the one you mentioned. Hope this helps.

Donald Sears wrote at 2012-02-03 08:30:39
The Angry Red Planet has a scene something like you are describing where a giant amoeba engulfs one of the astronauts.

searsdon wrote at 2013-06-08 04:43:22
Could be Angry Red Planet with Gerald Mohr and Les Tremayne. One of the characters is consumed by a giant amoeba as they try to get back into the spaceship.

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