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Michael Stewart 1 month ago
Can't go wrong with Carpenter, and I think this is his best.
Griffin Maurer 1 month ago
Practical and effects coupled with stylish directing makes The Thing suspenseful and tense
hot dreams 3 months ago
One of the best if not the best horror movies of all time. Genuinely scary.
John Morris 4 months ago
An often overlooked classic. Scary, mind bending effects and tense.
Anders Klingsheim 4 months ago
Classic Tho if youre norwegian, the movie gets spoiled in the beginning! haha!
ROD WILLIAMS 6 months ago
John Carpenter's best. A creative, innovative, and SCARY remake of the 50's original.
Henke 6 months ago
Carpenters best
Jan Wierzbowski 9 months ago
The pinnacle of John Carpenter films.
Lou 9 months ago
Scary and thrilling. It's great entertainment for the 80s.
Grant davies 10 months ago
great film. best horror of the 80's, before cgi came into fasion
Dominic Dirupo 1 year ago
Paranoid thriller, equal parts serious and hammy, with some great gore
Scott Maclure over 1 year ago
Another all-time favourite.
Charlie Gleason over 1 year ago
Wildly entertaining, terrifyingly camp and a highlight of the genre.
Jaya Wardono over 1 year ago
A classic horror flick!
Michael Cole over 1 year ago
Classic horror, does a great job of keeping the suspense high throughout the film.
Benjamin Featherston over 1 year ago
John Carpenter's version features some of the best practical creature effects ever made.
Anthony Kozlowski over 1 year ago
The best monster movie ever made. Deftly blends both terror and horror in equal measures.
Dan Kearns almost 2 years ago
From original 10s list
Eissa Ahmad 4 days ago
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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