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* InfantImmortality: Ben and Ginny's parents both turn to stone due to rock exposure. Ginny manages to escape this fate, most likely due to being a ten year old in a movie made in 1957.

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* InfantImmortality: ImprobableInfantSurvival: Ben and Ginny's parents both turn to stone due to rock exposure. Ginny manages to escape this fate, most likely due to being a ten year old in a movie made in 1957.


* TakenForGranite: The fate of those who come in contact with the black rocks.

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* PickyPeopleEater: Insofar as the rocks "eat" people at all, they leech the silicon from their bodies when activated by water.
* TakenForGranite: The fate of those who come in contact with the black rocks.
rocks when they're active.

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* OhCrap: When, after discovering that water is the catalyst for the rocks, Dave and Flanders realize ''it's raining outside''.


* BMovie

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* BMovieArtisticLicensePhysics: Meteors can fall from the sky, and silicon is a real element. Beyond that, everything else you hear in this movie about chemistry, physics, or science in general is pure MST3KMantra.
* BMovie: Technically a member of Franchise/UniversalHorror franchise, this film hails from the tail end of the original era, when SeasonalRot was pretty throughoughly set in.
* BodyHorror: A very unconventional form of it, especially given the era this movie was made.



* TakenForGranite
* YouFailPhysicsForever

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* TakenForGranite
NeverTrustATitle: There are no "monsters" ''per se'', just rampant {{Unobtainium}}.
* YouFailPhysicsForever
NoAntagonist: See above.
* TakenForGranite: The fate of those who come in contact with the black rocks.


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'''''The Monolith Monsters''''' is a 1957 [[BMovie B]] sci-fi movie directed by John Sherwood, which features a pretty unconventional antagonist for said genre. Are the eponymous Monolith Monsters [[{{Kaiju}} giant lumbering beasts]]? [[AlienInvasion Aliens]]?

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''The
Monolith Monsters''''' Monsters'' is a 1957 [[BMovie B]] sci-fi movie directed by John Sherwood, which features a pretty unconventional antagonist for said genre. Are the eponymous Monolith Monsters [[{{Kaiju}} giant lumbering beasts]]? [[AlienInvasion Aliens]]?

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* InfantImmortality: Ben and Ginny's parents both turn to stone due to rock exposure. Ginny manages to escape this fate, most likely due to being a ten year old in a movie made in 1957.


* BetterThanItSounds: This is a stunningly intelligent and different AlienInvasion film, with Earth facing disaster not from rampaging alien monsters, but from an objects from an alien ecology/environment entering our own.

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* BetterThanItSounds: This is a stunningly intelligent and different AlienInvasion film, with Earth facing disaster not from rampaging alien monsters, but from an objects from an alien ecology/environment entering our own.

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