The Thing

The Thing

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The Thing tells the story of a twelve-man research team that discovers an alien buried in the snow for over a century at a remote Antarctic research station. Soon unfrozen, the form-changing alien wreaks havoc, killing them one by one.

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  • Kathy Herrera
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "You can't call yourself a true science fiction fan unless you've watched the thing. It ranks up there with Alien as the est alien movies ever made. Oh and stay as far away from the remake as you can please. Just watch this one. I guarantee John Carpenter's directing hasn't lost its luster even after so many years."
  • Marilyn Walsh
    Written on June 20, 2018
    "I am very horrified by every scene in this film. Most of the scenes are somewhat sensitive to watch because it's kinda gross but that is what makes the movie a realistic one. "
  • Keith Newman
    Written on May 25, 2018
    "This version of the classic "The Thing" is a superb telling of a classic monster movie. The director and as well as the actors give outstanding performances that make it a must have for monster movie enthusiasts."
  • Matthew Alvarez
    Written on June 23, 2018
    "This is probably John Carpenter's best film of all time. It gave me a lot of sleepless nights. The effects were absolutely wonderful and the plot, while it had a lot of holes, works. This film is definitely one of the best movies from the 80s."
  • Roger King
    Written on October 20, 2017
    "I love this movie. It is more like a mystery and sci-fiction movie rather than the horror but still it is OK. I would definitely watch it soon and enjoy the young Kurt Russell. "
    Ai Tang
    Written on November 9, 2017
    "I don't like horror movies in any way shape or form. I have heard that The Thing is one of the best horror movies out there. I will have to trust everyone's opinion on this one."
  • Harini Verma
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "This is by far the most thrilling and scariest movie I have seen. It's a great mix of sci-fi and horror which keeps you gripped throughout. I remember watching this with my husband as I sat on the edge of my seat throughout the entire movie. "
  • Laura Peters
    Written on September 20, 2017
    "While it does offer a movie for the category for best sci-fi movies, it doesn't necessarily explain why. It just tells you a little about the movie and nothing much."
    Written on October 16, 2017
    "I loved the original more so.... It was so Iconic.... Black and white...The Music....Oh, My...."
    Janet Ward
    Written on September 20, 2017
    "My brother loves a good sci-fi movie. When I rented this for him to see he absolutely loved it! A plus for me was that T.K. Carter and Kirk Russell starred in it."

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