The Stuff
The Stuff (1985)

Former NBC-TV scriptwriter Larry Cohen directed this surreal, violent horror spoof that features a sweet-tasting white confection that looks like ice cream oozing up from the ground. A hamburger-chain operator, Colonel Spears (Paul… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 14, 1985
DVD Release Date: October 24, 2000
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Donato
We Got This Covered

The Stuff isn't a genre defining B-Movie by any means, but it's a rather unique and fresh example of the crazed originality such a genre possesses. You just can't get enough!

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Its execution never lives up to its scrumptious satiric premise.

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Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

'Are you eating it? Or is it eating you?' I love it!

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Totally resistible horror comedy by the playful B film filmmaker Larry Cohen.

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Aaron Hillis
Premiere Magazine

Playful comic-horror is a fine diversion. Consumers, beware!

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Até razoavelmente divertido em sua época, tornou-se (ainda) pior com o passar do tempo, sobrevivendo apenas como mais um dos inúmeros momentos embaraçosos da cinematografia norte-americana dos anos 80.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Likably goofy Larry Cohen horror satire.

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Flixster Audience Score: 45% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
It is so appallingly awful that it doesn't even work as a commentary about the kind of crap people ingest without knowing what it is, and so it is only… More
jd cryptic
The Stuff is a fantastic B horror movie. Yes it's sort of cheesy, but this movie is fun as hell. This is the kind of movie I can see Elvira hosting on a… More
Alex roy
Very good B movie horror. The Stuff directed by Larry Cohen is an entertaining comedy horror film that has enough good elements to make this an entertaining… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
Cheaply made, but imaginative cautionary tale about consumerism and what might happen if a dangerous mutational product got on the market. Cool concept for a… More
Ken Stachnik
A very fun B-Horror Noir, and one of Larry Cohen's best. It's not going to blow your mind, but it's very watchable.
Jesse Ortega
You know what surprised me most about this film? Hell, it's not even the silliness around the film's plot, which is purposely goofy. It's… More