R | | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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.
The blue oil barrel in the films opening dog chase sequence was a prop used to visually tie together the shots on the Juneau Icefields in Alaska and Stewart B.C.
This is bullshit, Mac!
MacReady: Finish it, Palmer.
Palmer: They're dead, Mac!
While the guy in the chopper with the rifle fires several shots at the dog, and we hear the sound of a gunshot on the soundtrack, at no time do we ever see a muzzle flash from the end of the rifle.
$3,107,897 (USA) (2 July 1982)
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