The Thing

About

John Carpenter-directed sci-fi horror flick in which a research team in Antarctica in hunted by a shape-shifting "Thing" that imitates other organisms.

Trivia

The film was based on the 1938 novella Who Goes There? by John W. Campbell Jr. $1.5 million of the $15 million budget was spent on Rob Bottin's creature effects. The film developed a cult following and spawned haunted houses, board games, a video game of the same name, a 2011 prequel film of the same name and more.

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Released
June 25, 1982
Genre
Horror
Rating
R
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