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The Thing (1982)
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Kurt Russell Kurt Russell
MacReady
Wilford Brimley Wilford Brimley
Dr. Blair
T.K. Carter T.K. Carter
Nauls
David Clennon David Clennon
Palmer
Keith David Keith David
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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

7 years, 9 months ago at Nov 20 12:56
5 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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8 years, 5 months ago at Mar 25 17:03
3 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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1 year, 1 month ago at Jun 29 3:48
2 votes
review in spanish, puede contener spoilers The Thing es una de esas pocas películas de terror que realmente puedo decir que ha sobrevivido al paso del tiempo como casi ninguna otra de su genero, pero al mismo tiempo carga con problemas típicos del terror Primero que todo, uno de los mas grandes aciertos de la película es el hecho de como esta juega mucho con el miedo a lo desconocido, no se val... read more
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In the winter of 1982, a twelve-man research team at a remote Antarctic research station discovers an alien buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Soon unfrozen, the form-changing alien wreaks havoc, creates terror… and becomes one of them.
Release date: 25 June 1982
UPC: 025192032929
Tags: Horror (58), Sci-fi (41), Thriller (27), 1982 (21), 1980s (21), Alien (19), Remake (18), Aliens (18), Mystery (15), Paranoia (15), Ice (15), Gore (14), Suspense (12), Antarctica (11), Trust (10), Spacecraft (10), Pilot (9), Shape Shifter (9), Antarctic (8), (7)
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