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The C.H.U.D.s, also known as Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dwellers, are the main antagonists of the 1984 American horror film C.H.U.D..

The C.H.U.D.s are humans that were mutated by radioactive waste dumped in the sewers they called home, turning them into flesh-eating monsters that consume homeless people.

Appearance

C.H.U.D.s are mutated humans with slimy brown skin and glowing yellow eyes. Their mouths are like those of deep-sea fish and they have pointed ears. They tend to wear tattered clothes.

Powers and Abilities

C.H.U.D.s possess the following powers and abilities:

  • Sharp teeth

Fate

The few remaining C.H.U.D.s are asphyxiated after the protagonists open a gas main.

Trivia

  • The acronym "C.H.U.D." also stands for "Contamination Hazard Urban Disposal".

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