The Thing

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  • R
In the winter of 1982, a twelve-man research team at a remote Antarctic research station discovers an alien that has been buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Once unfrozen, the form-changing alien wreaks havoc, creates terror and becomes one of them.
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In the winter of 1982, a twelve-man research team at a remote Antarctic research station discovers an alien that has been buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Once unfrozen, the form-changing alien wreaks havoc, creates terror and becomes one of them.

Original Release

06/25/1982

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Cast

Kurt Russell MacReady
Keith David Childs
Wilford Brimley Dr. Blair (as A. Wilford Brimley)
Donald Moffat Garry
Richard Dysart Dr. Copper
Charles Hallahan Vance Norris
T.K. Carter Nauls
David Clennon Palmer
Peter Maloney George Bennings
Richard Masur Clark
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Carpenter

Writers

Bill Lancaster, John W. Campbell Jr.

Cast

Kurt Russell MacReady
Keith David Childs
Wilford Brimley Dr. Blair (as A. Wilford Brimley)
Donald Moffat Garry
Richard Dysart Dr. Copper
Charles Hallahan Vance Norris
T.K. Carter Nauls
David Clennon Palmer
Peter Maloney George Bennings
Richard Masur Clark
Joel Polis Fuchs
Thomas G. Waites Windows (as Thomas Waites)
Adrienne Barbeau Computer
John Carpenter Norwegian
Jed Dog Thing
Norbert Weisser Norwegian
Larry J. Franco Norwegian Passenger with Rifle (as Larry Franco)
Nate Irwin Helicopter Pilot
William Zeman Pilot

Producers

Wilbur Stark Executive Producer
David Foster Producer
Lawrence Turman Producer
Stuart Cohen Producer
Larry J. Franco Producer

Editors

Todd C. Ramsay

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