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Author: Matthijs van Heijningen, Jr.Marc AbrahamEric NewmanEric HeissererMary Elizabeth WinsteadAll authors
Publisher: [Universal City, Calif.] : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2012]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their experiment has freed a mysterious being from its frozen prison. Paranoia spreads like an epidemic as a creature that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film remakes
Horror films
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Drama
Film adaptations
Teatro
Named Person: John W Campbell, Jr.; John W Campbell, Jr.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Matthijs van Heijningen, Jr.; Marc Abraham; Eric Newman; Eric Heisserer; Mary Elizabeth Winstead; Joel Edgerton; Eric Christian Olsen; Ulrich Thomsen; Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje; Trond Espen Seim; Marco Beltrami; John W Campbell, Jr.; Universal Pictures (Firm); Morgan Creek Productions.; Strike Entertainment (Firm); Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 762184637
Language Note: English, dubbed Spanish and dubbed French soundtracks with optional subtitles in English SDH, French or Spanish. Closed-captioned. Optional descriptive audio in English for the visually impaired.
Notes: DVD release of the 2011 motion picture.
Based on the story: Who goes there? / by John W. Campbell, Jr.
Bonus features: deleted and extended scenes ; featurettes ; commentary with director Matthijs van Heijningen and producer Eric Newman.
Credits: Director of photography, Michel Abramowicz ; editors, Julian Clarke, Peter Boyle ; music, Marco Beltrami.
Cast: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Eric Christian Olsen, Trond Espen Seim.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for strong creature violence and gore, disturbing images, and language.
Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English, Spanish and French) and DVS 2.0 stereo. surround (English).
Other Titles: Thing (Motion picture : 2011)
Responsibility: Universal Pictures presents ; in association with Morgan Creek Productions ; a Strike Entertainment production ; directed by Matthijs van Heijningen ; written by Eric Heisserer ; produced by Marc Abraham, Eric Newman.

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When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their experiment has freed a mysterious being from its frozen prison. Paranoia spreads like an epidemic as a creature that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish in this spine-tingling thriller.

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