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.


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Trivia

In the DVD commentary, John Carpenter said Wilford Brimley was the only cast member not initially grossed out by the autopsy scene where they used real animal organs. Brimley had been a real-life cowboy and hunter, so gutting animals and removing organs was a normal experience ... ...


Quotes

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


Goofs

When Garry shoots the rifle-wielding Norwegian in the eye, the Norwegian's goggles stay on his face. The scene cuts to Garry, then back to the Norwegian falling forward, and the goggles are no longer on his face.

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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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