The Stuff

The Stuff (1985)

Are you eating it... or is it eating you?

  • Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Comedy
  • Release Date: 1985-06-14
  • User Rating: 5.9/10 from 420 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 27min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Larco Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Larry Cohen
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From 420 Ratings


Amalgamated Dairies hires David Rutherford, an FBI man turned industrial saboteur, to investigate a popular new product called “the Stuff,” a new dessert product that is blowing ice cream sales out of the water. Nobody knows how it’s made or what’s in it, but people are lining up to buy it. It's got a delicious flavor to die for!

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  • Michael Moriarty

    as David 'Mo' Rutherford
  • Andrea Marcovicci

    as Nicole Kendall
  • Garrett Morris

    as 'Chocolate Chip' Charlie W. Hobbs
  • Paul Sorvino

    as Colonel Malcolm Grommett Spears
  • Scott Bloom

    as Jason
  • Danny Aiello

    as Vickers
  • Patrick O'Neal

    as Fletcher
  • James Dixon

    as Postman
  • Alexander Scourby

    as Evans
  • Russell Nype

    as Richards
  • Gene O'Neill

    as Scientist
  • Catherine Schultz

    as Waitress
  • James Dukas

    as Gas Attendant
  • Peter Hock

    as Miner
  • Brian Bloom

    as Jason's Brother
  • Ann Dane

    as Hostess
  • Rutanya Alda

    as Psychologist
  • Adrianne Sachs

    as Studio Aide
  • Nicolas De Toth

    as Griswald
  • Brooke Adams

    as Stuff Commercial Spokeswoman
  • Laurene Landon

    as Stuff Commercial Spokeswoman
  • Tammy Grimes

    as Stuff Commercial Spokeswoman
  • Abe Vigoda

    as Stuff Commercial Spokesman
  • Clara Peller

    as Stuff Commercial Spokeswoman
  • Eric Bogosian

    as Supermarket Clerk (uncredited)
  • Brad Rijn

    as Supermarket Clerk (uncredited)
  • Patrick Dempsey

    as Underground Stuff Buyer (uncredited)
  • Mira Sorvino

    as Factory Worker (uncredited)
  • John Newton

    as Howard
  • Robert Frank Telfer

    as Jason's father
  • Colette Blonigan

    as Jason's mother
  • Heidi Miller

    as Girl in Franchise
Directing Larry Cohen Director
Writing Larry Cohen Writer
Crew Bret Culpepper Special Effects
Visual Effects Jim Danforth Visual Effects
Camera Paul Glickman Director of Photography
Visual Effects John Lambert Visual Effects
Crew Michael Maddi Makeup Effects
Art Marleen Marta Art Direction
Crew Rick Stratton Makeup Effects
Production Paul Kurta Producer
Visual Effects Paul Gentry Visual Effects
Costume & Make-Up Timothy D'Arcy Costume Design
Crew Steve Neill Makeup Effects
Production Larry Cohen Executive Producer
Sound Anthony Guefen Original Music Composer
Visual Effects David Allen Visual Effects
Visual Effects David Stipes Visual Effects
Editing Armond Lebowitz Editor
Crew Ed French Makeup Effects
Art George Stoll Art Direction
Visual Effects Jim Doyle Visual Effects
Sound Stuart Deutsch Boom Operator
Sound Rolf Pardula Sound Mixer
Visual Effects Mark Sullivan Matte Painter
Camera Gail Warren Second Assistant Camera
Editing John Penney Additional Editor
Production Jill S. Cohen Production Assistant
Crew Jane Goldenberg Intern
Production Barry Shils Associate Producer
Art Charles Weaver Props
Sound Athan Gigakos Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Lisa Wytrval Apprentice Sound Editor
Editing Rosanne Lebowitz Assistant Editor
Art Barbara Zitwer Location Scout
Sound Armond Lebowitz Music Editor
Production Melissa Cohen Production Assistant
Sound Joanna Jimenez Assistant Sound Editor
Lighting Darryl Green Gaffer
Crew Joe Violante Technical Advisor
Production James Dixon Production Supervisor
Directing Harvey Waldman First Assistant Director
Camera Philippe Carr-Forster First Assistant Camera
Camera Cindy Lagerstrom Grip
Visual Effects Jim Danforth Matte Painter
Production Kathryn Conners Extras Casting
Sound Arnold Finkelstein Assistant Sound Editor
Visual Effects Ted Rae Modeling
Lighting Val DeSalvo Electrician
Camera Ken Howard Still Photographer
Lighting Steven Kaman Electrician
Production Drew Dillard Production Assistant
Crew Debra Fernandez Choreographer
Costume & Make-Up Harvey Livingston Jr. Makeup Artist
Directing Jenny Fitzgibbons Second Assistant Director
Sound Eugene Gearty Sound Effects Editor
Crew Jery Hewitt Stunt Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Harvey Livingston Jr. Hair Designer
Costume & Make-Up Heidi Shulman Costume Supervisor
Production Daniel Lupi Production Assistant
Costume & Make-Up Kim Robinson Assistant Makeup Artist
Production Mark Croll Unit Production Manager
Production Cecilia Kate Roque Production Coordinator
Camera Robert A. Preston Grip
Production Matthew Corey Production Assistant
Costume & Make-Up Craig Lyman Special Effects Makeup Artist
Visual Effects Harry Walton Matte Painter
Crew Richard Benenson Intern
Camera Mike Dooley Grip
Camera Nelson Elwell Grip
Production Eamonn Bowles Production Assistant
Costume & Make-Up Timothy John Costume Designer
Art Cathy Anderson Location Scout
Crew Dwight Dixon Additional Music
Art Ian Clark Title Designer
Sound Val Kuklowsky Supervising Sound Editor
Camera J. Christian Ingvordsen Key Grip
Sound Richard Seaman Music Producer
Directing Elana Golden Script Supervisor
Production Ira Halberstadt Production Manager
Art Bob Schnur Location Scout
Production Steven Felder Production Consultant
Production Peter Friedman Production Assistant
Production Meredith Zamsky Production Assistant
Sound Billy Byrne Apprentice Sound Editor
Production Pamela Wagener Production Assistant
Directing Mark Croll First Assistant Director
Directing Jim Danforth Second Unit Director
Lighting Scott Buckler Electrician
Camera Frederick Iannone First Assistant Camera
Art Larry Justice Swing