The Stuff (1985)

The movie The Stuff (1985) is a satirical science fiction horror film written and directed by Larry Cohen. It stars Michael Moriarty, Garrett Morris, Andrea Marcovicci, and Paul Sorvino[2]. In the film, a delicious and mysterious goo oozes from the earth and is marketed as the newest dessert sensation. However, this tasty treat rots more than teeth when it turns people into zombie-like creatures[1][3].

The story follows a brilliant performance by Michael Moriarty as an industrial spy who is after the truth and holds the straggling plot together[2]. The film received positive reviews from critics, with a 73% rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 15 reviews[2].


  • Michael Moriarty
  • Garrett Morris
  • Andrea Marcovicci
  • Paul Sorvino


  • The Stuff was also known as Larry Cohen’s The Stuff[2].
  • It was the last film of Alexander Scourby[2].



Last updated byAnonymous on November 1, 2023