The thing

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Universal City, CA : Universal, ©1998, 1982.
Collector's ed.


General Note
Based on the story, Who goes there?, by John W. Campbell.
General Note
Digitally recorded ; stereo surround ; THX digitally mastered.
General Note
Special features: optional commentary by John Carpenter and Kurt Russell; John Carpenter's The thing: terror takes shape (84 min.); production background archive; trailer (2 min.); interactive Web site.
Creation/Production Credits
Special visual effects, Albert Whitlock ; special effects, Roy Arbogast ; music, Ennio Morricone ; photography, Dean Cundey ; special make-up effects, Rob Bottin ; executive producer, Wilbur Stark ; editor, Todd Ramsey ; production design, John L. Lloyd.
Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, Thomas Waites.
Set in the winter of 1982 at a research station in Antarctica, a twelve man research team finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, the THING creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
English and French language; subtitles in English and Spanish.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Brimley, W., Campbell, J. W., Carpenter, J., Carter, T. K., Clennon, D., David, K., Dysart, R., Hallahan, C., Lancaster, B., Maloney, P., Masur, R., Moffat, D., Polis, J., Russell, K., & Waites, T. G. (19981982). The thing (Collector's ed.). Universal.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wilford Brimley et al.. 19981982. The Thing. Universal.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wilford Brimley et al.. The Thing Universal, 19981982.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Brimley, Wilford, et al. The Thing Collector's ed., Universal, 19981982.

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