The Devils Rain (1975)A satanic cult leader is burned alive and vows he will return. He wants an evil book that was stolen by the ancestors of those who betrayed him. The movie features many sequences were people melt in the rain.
The Incredible Melting Man (1977)An astronaut returns from a mission to Saturn but exposure to radiation causes his body to melt. The special effects were done by Rick Baker, who would do the makeup effects for An American Werewolf in London.
The Stuff (1985)After the release of a new dessert sensation, a young boy finds out that the yogurt-like product is alive and dangerous. A cult classic that is also a fun satire on consumer culture of the 1980s.
The Fly (1986)A scientist developing technology that can teleport matter accidentally merges DNA with a housefly. The result is an FX heavy transformation that would win an Academy Award for Best Makeup.
Robocop (1987)After a police officer is gunned down, he is turned into a crimefighting cyborg who seeks justice as he regains his lost memory. The final scene includes a body melt sequence that was inspired by The Incredible Melting Man.
Street Trash (1987)A bad neighborhood filled with pimps, drugs dealers and prostitutes face a new threat when a liquor store sells a cheap wine that melts whoever drinks it. One of the best body melts of the 1980s.
The Blob (1988)A meteor crashes in a small town releasing a gooey mass that consumes everything in its path and dissolves victims as it grows in size. This remake won praise for special effects and become a cult classic.
Slime City (1988)After moving into a rundown apartment, a young man is seduced by his neighbor who gives him a strange drink that turns him into a slime creature.
Society (1989)A teenager is encouraged to join his parents in an exclusive country club where a secret ritual is performed that has them melding with others. Brian Yuzna's first movie would become a cult classic and satire on the wealthy and elite.
Braindead (1992)A milquetoast young man, bullied by an overbearing mother, meets a pretty young woman, but their happiness is tested when his mother dies and returns to life as a zombie. Peter Jackson directed this cult classic known for its comical bloody gore.
Body Melt (1993)A scientist uses his neighbors as unwitting test subjects for a drug he is testing that causes rapid decomposition to those who take the drug. This satire on modern healthy lifestyle came from Australia where it has become a cult classic.