The Thing
Released
1982
Directed by
John Carpenter
Tagline
Man is the warmest place to hide.
What you fear most... is among you.
Produced by
Lawrence Turman
David Foster
Screenplay by
Bill Lancaster
Actors
Kurt Russell
Keith David
John Carpenter
Adrienne Barbeau
Wilford Brimley
Richard Masur
Norbert Weisser
Donald Moffat
Charles Hallahan
Joel Polis
David Clennon
Richard A. Dysart
T. K. Carter
Peter Maloney
Thomas G. Waites
Larry J. Franco
Nate Irwin
Jed
William Zeman
Netflix Rating
R (USA)
Rated
R (USA)
Netflix Genre
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Sci-Fi Horror
Alien Sci-Fi
Cult Horror
Blu-ray
Netflix Format
DVD and Blu-ray
Genres (Film)
Horror
Thriller
Mystery
Science Fiction
Sequel
Prince of Darkness
Prequel
The Thing
Category
Film

The Thing

The Thing is a 1982 American science fiction horror film directed by John Carpenter, written by Bill Lancaster, and starring Kurt Russell. The film's title refers to its primary antagonist: a parasitic extraterrestrial lifeform that assimilates other organisms and in turn imitates them. The Thing infiltrates an Antarctic research station, taking the appearance of the researchers that it absorbs, and paranoia develops within the group. The film is based on John W. Campbell, Jr.'s novella ... more on Wikipedia

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