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The Thing (1982) Movie on Disney+

  • Category: Horror Movie
  • Runtime: 109 Minutes
  • Family Friendly: No


  • Year released: 1982
  • Released: 25 Jun 1982
  • Rated: R
  • Runtime: 109 min
  • Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
  • Director: John Carpenter
  • Writer: Bill Lancaster, John W. Campbell Jr.
  • Actors: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David
  • Country: United States
  • Awards: 3 nominations
  • BoxOffice: $19,629,760

About: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.. The Thing was released on 25 Jun 1982. It's audience rating is R and it runs for 109 min. A Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi movie, it was written by Bill Lancaster, John W. Campbell Jr., directed by John Carpenter; starring Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David. The Thing was first released in United States and has grossed $19,629,760 at the BoxOffice Worldwide. It is available in the English, Norwegian language(s)

Plot: A US research station, Antarctica, early-winter 1982. The base is suddenly buzzed by a helicopter from the nearby Norwegian research station. They are trying to kill a dog that has escaped from their base. After the destruction of the Norwegian chopper the members of the US team fly to the Norwegian base, only to discover them all dead or missing. They do find the remains of a strange creature the Norwegians burned. The Americans take it to their base and deduce that it is an alien life form. After a while it is apparent that the alien can take over and assimilate into other life forms, including humans, and can spread like a virus. This means that anyone at the base could be inhabited by The Thing, and tensions escalate.

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