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Classic SciFi Trailers: Them (1954)

Classic SciFi Trailers: Them (1954)

Born in that swirling inferno of radioactive dusts were things so horrible, so terrifying, so HIDEOUS, there is no word to describe THEM!

Yes, yes, it’s easy to scoff. But you know, Gordon Douglas’s 1954 creature classic Them still has a creepy, unnerving power – especially in the opening sequences, which remain eerie and memorable. Of course, it shows its age when the massive irradiated ants make their appearance, but this is an influential piece of SciFi and as a sharp slice of 50’s Atomic Age paranoia, Fallout 4 come to life!

Them was nominated for an Oscar for Special Effects and in an uncredited appearance as an army guy, you’ll catch one of the earliest film appearances of one Leonard Nimoy …