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The Thing

The Thing (1982)

Members of an American scientific research outpost in Antarctica find themselves battling a parasitic alien organism capable of perfectly imitating its victims. They soon discover that this task will be harder than they thought, as they don't know which members of the team have already been assimilated and their paranoia threatens to tear them apart.

Plot Keywords: based on novel or book, spacecraft, space marine, paranoia, mutation, snowstorm, research station, alien life-form, remake, alien, creature, antarctica, shape shifting alien, alien infection, cult film, sled dogs, alien monster, body horror, alien parasites, isolated place

DirectorJohn Carpenter
WritersBill Lancaster, John W. Campbell Jr.
Production CompaniesUniversal Pictures, Turman-Foster Company
Production CountryUnited States of America
Spoken LanguageEnglish, Norsk

Alternate Titles

A valami
John Carpenter's The Thing
La chose
Tvor
Object from Planet X
El enigma de otro mundo
A Coisa
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