R | | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims.
Opened the same day as Ridley Scott's Blade Runner (1982). The similarities don't end there; both movies met with unfavorable reactions at the premiere, but became widely loved scifi classics in the years to come.
Poor baby, you're starting to lose it.
Flamethrowers would be useless in Antarctica, especially outside. Gasoline (even in the form of napalm) has too high a freezing temperature to forced out of a tank without solidifying. While there may be heating torches used, these would probably be LNG (liquified natural gas) and not napalm. They also wouldn't shoot flames out as far as a flamethrower.
CBS edited 12 minutes from this film for its 1986 network television premiere.
$3,107,897 (USA) (2 July 1982)
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