The Thing (1982)

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Directed By John Carpenter Starring Kurt Russell  •  Wilford Brimley  •  T.K. Carter  •  David Clennon  •  Keith David Genres Alien Invasion Films  •  Body Horror  •  Horror  •  Monster Film  •  Psychological Horror  •  Sci-Fi Horror  •  Science Fiction  •  Splatter Film Studios &
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Release Info June 25, 1982
Color  •  109 minutes R Rated R
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Comments (8)

 
MrBrowntheReviewer

MrBrowntheReviewer on 2/11/2012 Reply  · 

Even after multiple viewings of this film, I still can't remember the order in which everyone gets taken over or knocked off. That's how great this film is. It's fresh even after the third time.

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FilmOdyssey

FilmOdyssey on 11/21/2012 Reply  · 

This is a true, sci-fi horror film!

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Caesar

Caesar on 4/13/2013 Reply  · 

Behold the power of Kurt Russell's beard.

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robmoviefilms13

robmoviefilms13 on 1/4/2015 Reply  · 

One of the most intense and entertaining sci-fi films of all time.

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seve24

seve24 on 8/16/2015 Reply  · 

I love it. It's the most brilliant film Carpenter has ever made.

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TommyDoyle78

TommyDoyle78 on 10/26/2015 Reply  · 

Great movie. Sad we don't got movies like this anymore.

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hambone88

hambone88 on 2/6/2018 Reply  · 

Man I’m still trying to figure out if Childs was infected at the end!

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