The Thing

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Thing (1982, USA) is a Sci-Fi-Horror film directed by John Carpenter.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1982
  • Color
  • 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

Plot Summary

  • A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims.

Taglines

  • 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.
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