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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  • Charles Hallahan in The Thing (1982)
  • Joel Polis in The Thing (1982)
  • The Thing (1982)
  • Kurt Russell in The Thing (1982)
  • Kurt Russell in The Thing (1982)

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Trivia

According to John Carpenter in an interview, he takes all of his failed movies pretty hard, but this was the one that disappointed him the most. Not only was the movie a box-office failure upon release, but both critics and the audience (to Carpenter's shock) ... ...


Quotes

Computer Voice: Checkmate. Checkmate.
MacReady: Cheating bitch.


Goofs

When the Norris-Thing's chest erupts, Dr. Copper's chewed-off arms and the defibrillator paddles that were all "swallowed" by the chest should all spill out as the new thing shoots upward.

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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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