The Thing (1982)

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A research facility in Antarctica comes across an alien force that can become anything it touches with 100% accuracy. The members must now find out who's human and who's not before it's too late.


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  • John Carpenter in The Thing (1982)
  • Joel Polis in The Thing (1982)
  • Rob Bottin in The Thing (1982)
  • Joel Polis in The Thing (1982)
  • Kurt Russell in The Thing (1982)

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Trivia

The Norwegian dog in the film was named Jed. He was a half wolf/half malamute breed. Jed was an excellent animal actor, never looking at the camera, the dolly or the crew members. Jed, however, is NOT the dog seen in the beginning chase scene, where ... ...


Quotes

MacReady: Hey, Sweden!
Dr. Copper: They're not Swedish, Mac. They're Norwegian.


Goofs

(at around 38 mins) When viewing the ruined flying saucer from the cliff, the hoods on Norris and Palmer's coats alternate between being on and off between shots.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi

Details

Release Date:

25 June 1982

Language

English, Norwegian


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,107,897 (USA) (2 July 1982)

Gross:

$13,782,838 (USA)

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