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The Thing

A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims.

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The Thing starring Donald Moffat, Keith David, Kurt Russell & Wilford Brimley is a Horror, Mystery & Science Fictionfilm directed by John Carpenter. Its release date is Friday June 25, 1982

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Production details

DirectorJohn Carpenter
CastDonald Moffat, Keith David, Kurt Russell & Wilford Brimley
GenreHorror, Mystery & Science Fiction
Country of originUnited States of America
Release date1982-06-25
ThemeAlien Life-form, Based On Novel Or Book, Extraterrestrial Life, Ice, Mutation, Paranoia, Research Station, Shapeshifting, Snow Storm & Space Marine
Place settingAntarctica
Time setting1982
LocationAlaska & British Columbia
ScriptBill Lancaster (screenplay) & John W. Campbell Jr. (story)
CinematographyDean Cundey
MusicEnnio Morricone
Box Office Revenue$19,629,760
Runtime109 min
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