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The Thing

Cast

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


Crew

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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mark f
It's a lean, mean, fighting machine with almost nothing in the way of wasted scenes and a strong sense of its own capability of holding your interest while taking it's sweet time in building things up.
Optimus
This film is considered a benchmark in the field of special make-up effects.
CiCi
But being hundreds of miles away from any other base, they are taken by surprise when a Norwegian crew approach their base, viciously hunting a dog.
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