From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
The Thing (1982, USA) is a Sci-Fi-Horror film directed by John Carpenter.
- Contents: Watch Trailer | Blu Ray | Film Review | Poster Art | Soundtrack. It is based on the same short story as The Thing From Another World.
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- Released in 1982
- Running time: 109 minutes
- Production Co.: Universal Pictures | Turman-Foster Company
- Distribution Co.: Universal Pictures
- Written and Directed by John Carpenter, based on John W. Campbell's "Who Goes There?"
- Starring Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Donald Moffatt
- Special Effects: Rob Bottin, Albert Whitlock, Roy Arbogast
- Music by Ennio Morricone
- A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims.
- Anytime. Anywhere. Anyone.
- Man is The Warmest Place to Hide.
- Look closely at your neighbour ... Trust no-one ... They might be THE THING [UK video box]
- The ultimate in alien terror.