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The Thing (1982)

8.0

Rated by 3 people

Plot  In the Antarctic, a Norwegian helicopter pursues an Alaskan Malamute to an American research station. Upon landing the helicopter, a Norwegian accidentally drops a thermite charge, destroying the helicopter. The surviving Norwegian pursues the dog, firing a rifle, until he is killed by Garry, the station commander. The Americans send a helicopter pilot, MacReady, and doctor Copper to the Norwegian camp for answers, but they find a charred ruin. Outside, they discover the burned remains of a humanoid corpse with two faces, which they bring back with them. Biologist Blair performs an autopsy on the corpse, finding a normal set of human internal organs.

The camp dog handler, Clark, kennels the Malamute with the station's sled dogs, where it metamorphoses and attacks the other dogs. When he hears the commotion, MacReady pulls the fire alarm, and Childs, the station mechanic, incinerates the creature with a flamethrower. Blair's subsequent autopsy causes him to believe the creatur...
  

Director(s)

John Carpenter

Cast

Kurt Russell
Kurt Russell
R.J. MacReady
Keith David
Childs
Wilford Brimley
Dr. Blair
Donald Moffat
M.T. Garry
T. K. Carter
Nauls
Richard Masur
Clark
David Clennon
Palmer
Charles Hallahan
Vance Norris
Richard A. Dysart
Dr. Copper
Peter Maloney
George Bennings
Joel Polis
Fuchs
Thomas G. Waites
Windows
Norbert Weisser
Norwegian Pilot
Larry J. Franco
Norwegian Passenger with Rifle

Others

Release Dates

Updates

  CK rated The Thing (1982) with 8.0 stars / 28.11.2014

  Bultan rated The Thing (1982) with 8.0 stars / 07.07.2014



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