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The Thing


Kurt Russell, Keith David, Wilford Brimley, Donald Moffat View All


John Carpenter (Director), Bill Lancaster (Screenplay), John W. Campbell Jr. (Story) View All

Released: Jun. 25th, 1982
Runtime: 1 hour, 49 minutes
Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.
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The Sci-Fi Slob
After Director John Carpenter screened his completed film, the movie studio insisted that he go back and film a scene where MacReady is in a hospital, explaining how he alone survived.
However, this film isn't a spectacular display of acting, but very few horror films are.
Citizen Rules
There's an adage in film making 'show horror elements in brief, dark scenes'.
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