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Austin 3 months ago
Personally, my favorite Carpenter film, it's endlessly entertaining.
Leif Jacobson 3 months ago
Unbridled brilliance. Makes you paranoid while watching. Instantly one of my favorites.
Gabi Dincă 10 months ago
Everything about this movie is awesome!
Eddie Ace Heitmann over 1 year ago
An in depth horror with interesting characters and believable atmosphere.
Tony Gandía over 1 year ago
Bleak and tense scarefest loaded with paranoia and gore. Russell at his peak.
Katherine Shaw over 1 year ago
Great horror film, cinematography, characters, etc. Really well done
Luis Uribe almost 2 years ago
Brilliant!
Michael Stewart 2 years ago
Can't go wrong with Carpenter, and I think this is his best.
Griffin Maurer 2 years ago
Practical and effects coupled with stylish directing makes The Thing suspenseful and tense
hot dreams 2 years ago
One of the best if not the best horror movies of all time. Genuinely scary.
John Morris over 2 years ago
An often overlooked classic. Scary, mind bending effects and tense.
Anders Klingsheim over 2 years ago
Classic Tho if youre norwegian, the movie gets spoiled in the beginning! haha!
ROD WILLIAMS over 2 years ago
John Carpenter's best. A creative, innovative, and SCARY remake of the 50's original.
Henke over 2 years ago
Carpenters best
Jan Wierzbowski over 2 years ago
The pinnacle of John Carpenter films.
Lou over 2 years ago
Scary and thrilling. It's great entertainment for the 80s.
Grant davies over 2 years ago
great film. best horror of the 80's, before cgi came into fasion
Dominic Dirupo almost 3 years ago
Paranoid thriller, equal parts serious and hammy, with some great gore
Scott Maclure over 3 years ago
Another all-time favourite.
Charlie Gleason over 3 years ago
Wildly entertaining, terrifyingly camp and a highlight of the genre.
The Thing (also known as John Carpenter's The Thing) is a 1982 science fiction horror film directed by John Carpenter, written by Bill Lancaster, and starring Kurt Russell. The film's title refers to its primary antagonist: a parasitic extraterrestrial lifeform that assimilates other organisms and in turn imitates them. The Thing infiltrates an Antarctic research station, taking the appearance of the researchers that it kills, and paranoia occurs within the group. Ostensibly a remake of the classic 1951 Howard Hawks-Christian Nyby film The Thing from Another World, Carpenter's film is in fact an adaptation more faithful in its premise and characters to the novella Who Goes There? by John W. Campbell, Jr. which inspired the 1951 film, and not a remake in the conventional sense. Carpenter considers The Thing to be the first part of his Apocalypse Trilogy, followed by Prince of Darkness and In the Mouth of Madness. Although the films are unrelated, each features a potentially apocalyptic...
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