C.H.U.D. (1984), starring John Heard and Daniel Stern (VIDEO)
Watch the trailer for C.H.U.D., starring John Heard and Daniel Stern; No. 100 on our list of the 100 best New York movies.
By Joshua Rothkopf|
More funny than scary, this schlock-horror Z flick articulates a primal NYC fear harbored by anyone who’s ever peered down a sewer grate: Who (or what) is living below? Not the homeless, not alligators, but cannibalistic humanoid underground dwellers. As the poster of a shimmering Manhattan skyline warned, “They’re not staying down there, anymore!”—Joshua Rothkopf