Trailer
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The Thing (1982)

Part of Midnite Meltdown
Runtime
1hr 49mins
Directed by
John Carpenter
Featuring
Kurt Russell,
Keith David,
Wilford Brimley
Body

Kurt Russell and his impressive facial hair hit the big screen battling human paranoia and a grotesque thing from another world. 

We live in a time where horror remakes are king at the box office. Unfortunately none of them will ever be as good as this re-imagining of 1951's The Thing From Another World. Director John Carpenter broke frozen ground with this milestone in special effects and gore. When an alien being begins killing off and assuming the identities of Antarctic scientists, it's up to rough and rugged R.J. MacReady (Kurt Russell) to battle the creature as well as his paranoid colleagues.

Featuring mind-boggling practical special effects from Rob Bottin, and tension that can only be cut with a flame-thrower, The Thing is best viewed on the big screen with a crowd. Who knows, that stranger sitting next to you in the dark may not be who they seem...

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