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The Thing
7.8 Rating
(1303 ratings)
8.2 IMDB rating

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Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell

R.J. MacReady
Wilford Brimley

Wilford Brimley

Dr. Blair
Keith David

Keith David

Childs
Richard Dysart

Richard Dysart

Dr. Copper
Charles Hallahan

Charles Hallahan

Vance Norris
Peter Maloney

Peter Maloney

George Bennings


Written by
Bill Lancaster

Bill Lancaster

(screenplay)


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One of John Carpenter's finest

2 years, 9 months ago at Nov 20 12:56
4 votes
"I know I'm human. And if you were all these things, then you'd just attack me right now, so some of you are still human. This thing doesn't want to show itself, it wants to hide inside an imitation. It'll fight if it has to, but it's vulnerable out in the open. If it takes us over, then it has no more enemies, nobody left to kill it. And then it's won."

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3 years, 5 months ago at Mar 25 17:03
2 votes
What’s amazing about the film is that the older I get the scarier the film is. I must have seen the film a half dozen times now. I first watched it when I was a kid, maybe 11 or 12, and I just kind of loved the gore effects. Was just riveted by them. Every subsequent rewatch has unsettled me a little more and watching it a few nights back the film struck me in a way that I wasn’t expecting. It... read more

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3 years, 2 months ago at Jun 8 11:33
2 votes
It doesn’t matter how many times you watch The Thing, it still has the ability to raise the hairs on the back of your neck and forces you to the edge of your seat.
The dark, brooding atmosphere starts at the opening credits when the title burns its way through the screen. The eerie thudding music accentuates this and the tone doesn’t let up for the full running time.

Kurt... read more
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Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.
Release date: 25 June 1982
UPC: 025192032929
Horror (52), Sci-fi (34), Thriller (27), 1980s (20), Alien (18), Remake (17), 1982 (15), Ice (14), Aliens (14), Gore (14), Suspense (13), Paranoia (13), Mystery (12), Antarctica (11), Spacecraft (10), Trust (10), Antarctic (10), Shape Shifter (9), Pilot (9), (7)
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