The Thing

by John Carpenter 1h49min United States 1981
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The Thing
by John Carpenter

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

Status of the VoD copy



  • Kurt Russell : R. J. MacReady
  • Wilford Brimley : Blair
  • Keith David : Childs
  • David Clennon : Palmer
  • And with: T.K. Carter, Donald Moffat, Thomas G. Waites, Richard Masur, Richard A. Dysart , Joel Polis, Charles Hallahan , Peter Maloney


  • Director John Carpenter
  • Scenario Bill Lancaster
  • Original work author John W. Campbell
  • Photo director Dean Cunday
  • Editing Todd C. Ramsay
  • Original music Ennio Morricone
  • Producer David Foster, Lawrence Turman
  • Production Compagny Turman-Foster Company, Universal Pictures
  • Distributor Universal Pictures

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio2,35:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixDolby
  • Production1981
  • Release date for France11/03/1982
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageEnglish
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