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The thing

Author: David FosterLawrence TurmanJohn CarpenterBill LancasterKurt RussellAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, ©2005.
Series: Collector's edition (Universal Studios Home Video (Firm))
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A research team at a remote research station in Antarctica 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, it creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Horror films
Science fiction films
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: John W Campbell, Jr.; John W Campbell, Jr.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Foster; Lawrence Turman; John Carpenter; Bill Lancaster; Kurt Russell; Wilford Brimley; T K Carter; David Clennon; Keith David; Richard Dysart; Charles Hallahan; Peter Maloney; Richard Masur; Donald Moffat; Joel Polis; Dean Cundey; Todd Ramsay; Ennio Morricone; John W Campbell, Jr.; Universal Pictures (Firm); Turman-Foster Company.
ISBN: 1417010908 9781417010905
OCLC Number: 56929994
Language Note: In English with optional soundtrack in French, and with optional subtitles in French and Spanish; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982.
Based on the story, Who goes there? by John W. Campbell Jr.
"Anamorphic widescreen 2.35:1"--Container.
Recorded in Dolby digital 5.1 (English)--and Dolby digital 2.0 (French).
"Supplement written, produced and directed by Michael Matessino"--Container.
Special features: optional feature commentary with John Carpenter and Kurt Russell; the documentary, John Carpenter's The thing : terror takes shape; annotated production archive; cast production photographs, production art and storyboards; behind-the-scenes location footage; outtakes, original theatrical trailer.
Credits: Music, Ennio Morricone ; director of photography, Dean Cundey ; editing, Todd Ramsay.
Cast: Kurt Russell, A. Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis.
Target Audience: MPAA rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Series Title: Collector's edition (Universal Studios Home Video (Firm))
Other Titles: Thing (Motion picture : 1982)
John Carpenter's The thing
Responsibility: a Universal picture ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; screenplay by Bill Lancaster ; directed by John Carpenter.

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A research team at a remote research station in Antarctica 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, it creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them.

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