The Day of the Triffids


directed by Steve Sekely, 94 minutes

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Society is on the verge of collapse after a meteorite shower blinds much of the population. In the aftermath, marauding plants known as Triffids attack anything (and anyone) that moves. No one is safe!

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1 user found this helpful Created 10 months ago.

I really enjoyed this movie. I first watched it as a child and now I'm 55 and I still like it.

1 user found this helpful Created over 2 years ago.

The Day of the Triffids is an early exercise in plant based fear. Its influence can clearly be seen throughout cinema during the decades following its release. If not for Triffids, Killer Tomatoes may never have rolled into our collective conscience. Furthermore, evidence of Triffids long lasting mark can be seen in one of the greatest horror films of our time: The Evil Dead. The images of rape perpetrated by a tree inexorably haunted horror enthusiasts for years. Triffids, although not the originator of flora-horror (Little Shop of Horrors was released two years prior), can still be seen as a defining inspiration to all filmmakers concerned with monstrous vegetation.

1 user found this helpful Created 12 months ago.

If you like campy 50's or 60's sci fi horror,this would be a near classic! The walking plants from outer space are a gas!

Created 5 months ago.

I just love old British horror movies

Created 6 months ago.

Some genuinely creepy moments.

Created 11 months ago.

still a damn good movie for it'ts day...........

Created 11 months ago.

typical "B" movie - it was just ok

Created about 1 year ago.

A very cheesy flick - but fun

0 of 1 users found this helpful Created over 1 year ago.

A movie i watched as a kid, still a good story....special effects are very 1962....still enjoyed it.

Created over 1 year ago.

not bad!!!

Created over 1 year ago.

I always like this movie for as long as its been around.

Created over 1 year ago.

A favorite for many years. Great to see it again after all these years. 4 stars!!!

1 user found this helpful Created over 1 year ago.

Barely based upon the book authored by John Wyndam, this was not quite the stinker I thought it would be. All the social content has been left out and the plot holes resemble swiss cheese. Speaking of cheese, the acting is pretty stinky, also. The BBC made a series that stuck to the tenets of Wyndam's book more closely. Still, I continued to watch and, of course, the answer was there, in front of us, the whole time.

Created over 1 year ago.

i loved it



Created over 1 year ago.

Makes me want to eat a huge plate of spinach just to reek revenge on these distinctively repulsive plants. And to go after females like a mobile Triffid, since after watching this film I have learned that women can only scream, even when moving just three feet away, three tiny, little steps, would save them from...being eaten alive. Heh, heh, heh.

Created over 1 year ago.


1 user found this helpful Created almost 2 years ago.

Classic british scare. They remain largely clueless as to the essentials of a great horror show. Despite a totally despicable man eating plant I would never fear something I can outrun and outwit with a tad of clever and heap of smarts. I do love the pretty girls women which in this film number many. Thanks for the watch.

Created almost 2 years ago.

Skip the movie, read the book

Created almost 2 years ago.

i have not seen this movie since i was a kid. I found myself yelling at the movie, so campy but fun.

Created almost 2 years ago.

one of my favorite sci fi films from the 60's. A classic1

Created about 2 years ago.

One of the best of the post-apocalyptic, this-may-really-be-about-Commies-invading-or-taking-over-the-world flicks. This print at 94 minutes may be missing the last 1 or 2 minutes depending on your source for the original 1962 release running time.

Created about 2 years ago.

Great movie from the 60s when there weren't any high tech special effects. Kept your interest all the way through.

Created over 2 years ago.

I myself thought it was a good film.It kept me entertained for the whole show.

Created over 2 years ago.


Created over 2 years ago.

it was ok movie

Created over 2 years ago.

Awesome movie for it's time. I seen this movie many many years ago, and always wanted to see it again. It still stands timeless against other movies as of today. I was very pleased to be able to view it again. Thank you FANDOR, I look forward to watching other great movies you have to offer.

Created over 2 years ago.

I saw it when I was a kid. It scared me at the time. haha It was good seeing it again.

Created over 2 years ago.

I have never seen this before. But the way of the world today, anything is possible?

Created over 2 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Bad posy. No Miracle-Gro.

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