Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Tuesday Terror Trivia for 7/13!


Depending upon which European country you called home, the international poster for this late 80's Horror release was printed one way, and turned completely upside down in other nations. In fact, some countries pulled this topsy-turvy trick when the movie was released to video. What is the name of this movie?

7 comments:

The Mike said...

Man, I feel like I've seen this....Prince of Darkness?

zenski said...

Nope, sorry Mike.

kindertrauma said...

Could it be The Blob???-Unk

zenski said...

Give the man from Kindertrauma the dozen roses and the bottle of Dom! It is indeed The Blob, which, depending on the poster, was either congealed on the floor or hanging from the ceiling -- in both cases, an arm of a victim was protruding from its gelatinous mass.

http://www.scifi-movies.com/images/b/blob1988film/affiche.jpg

Now the Interweb is trying to make a liar out of me, because I can't find the image of the above reversed, but I HAVE seen it (the hand pulls at the bottom of the O rather than the top), but in a CYA move, here's proof that the US version also got reversed as well...

http://www.wrongsideoftheart.com/wp-content/gallery/cache/3939__x400_blob_1988_poster_01.jpg

http://www.spannerworks.net/review/software/dvd/images/blobcover2.jpg

kindertrauma said...

I have to thank Dinner with Max Jenke for showing me the answer in your blogroll!

As soon as I saw that poster image I thought "Hey, that's reversible!"

kindertrauma said...

Here is a reverse DVD case!

http://i42.tinypic.com/2ppm3nr.jpg

The Mike said...

So ashamed I didn't guess that. I thought it, but it seemed too easy. Good work, Unk!