The Thing (1982)

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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.




  • John Carpenter in The Thing (1982)
  • Joel Polis in The Thing (1982)
  • Kurt Russell in The Thing (1982)
  • John Carpenter and Dean Cundey in The Thing (1982)
  • The Thing (1982)
  • Kurt Russell in The Thing (1982)

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David Clennon was originally cast as Bennings, but found the Palmer character more interesting and fun.


MacReady: Poor baby, you're starting to lose it.


(at around 1h 23 mins) After Palmer's blood leaps from the dish after being scorched by Mac's flamethrower, we see Palmer (David Clennon) morphing into a Thing-monster. Several men tied to a couch are now screaming in terror for their lives. We hear Nauls's (T.K. Carter) screaming loudly but when the camera catches some shots of Nauls, he's just sitting their placidly when the soundtrack simultaneously reveals him to be screaming.


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Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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