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The Blob is the main antagonist of the 1958 American horror film The Blob and its 1988 remake.

The Blob was a transparent ball of slime that crash-landed on Earth inside of a meteorite, soon taking on its classic blood-red coloration after consuming a local farmer.


The Blob is essentially nothing more than a gigantic gelatinous mass of red (initially clear) slime.

Powers and Abilities

The Blob possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Ability to squeeze through small spaces
  • Absorption of prey
  • Superhuman intelligence


The Blob is defeated after it is frozen solid and then air-lifted into the Arctic.


  • In the 1988 remake, the Blob was instead a genetic experiment created by the government to fight the Russians during the Cold War.

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