R | | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A crew in Antarctica finds a neighboring camp destroyed and its crew dead. Whatever killed them is nowhere to be found, unless it's hidden in plain sight.
Rob Bottin intended to play Palmer after his performance as Blake in The Fog (1980); This made the crew balk, as they believed he could barely handle the effects work as it was. Effects man Roy Arbogast was so furious at this intention, that he threatened to quit... ...
Poor baby, you're starting to lose it.
(at around 52 mins) When MacReady goes to check the helicopter after he sees Blair, he is wearing a protective hood. After he hears the gun shot and runs out of the helicopter, his hood has disappeared.
$3,107,897 (USA) (2 July 1982)
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