The Thing

Jun 25, 1982 R 1h 49m

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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9 / 10 Verdict: Great
Avg. Rating: 9 # of Ratings: 4 # of Reviews: 3

Overall Rating

9 / 10 Verdict: Great
Avg. Rating: 9 # of Ratings: 4 # of Reviews: 3

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Director: John Carpenter

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  • BarneyNuttall

    BarneyNuttall

    9 / 10
    Much like Get Out, The Thing will have you screaming at your screen. In this case, "BURN IT BURN IT." I found this film horrifying. The tension was unbearable as everyone is a potential blood firework waiting to go off. And, of course, the gore ef... Read the full review »
  • The Thing hosts the best use of practical effects I've ever seen. I knew I was in for a good time due to the massive cult following, but damn I was not expecting to enjoy it as much as I did. Having watched the sequel/prequel first, I was aware of... Read the full review »
  • WHAT I LIKED: Horrors come in many shapes and sizes, but the best movies put the viewer in the characters' shoes and allow them to understand and relate to the horrors that are on display. John Carpenter's 'The Thing' succeeds there in a number of... Read the full review »

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