The Thing (1982)

Based on both the short story by John W. Campbell, Jr. and the 1951 film produced by Howard Hawks, THE THING is John Carpenter's stunning mastepiece of horror. A group of weary scientists enduring the winter in an isolated camp deep in Antarctica chance upon an alien spacecraft buried in the ice. Near the strange craft is the body of an alien being, frozen solid. Thinking they have made the find of a lifetime, the scientists bring the alien body back to camp and thaw it out. The alien awakens, not in the best of moods, and proceeds to take over the identities of the scientists, one by one, body and all. Helicopter pilot MacCready (Kurt Russell) must lead the surviving men in discovering who among them is human and who is not and how they can destroy the thing before it takes them all and moves on to the heavily populated mainland and the rest of humanity. More »

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  1. Corpsegrinder2031

    Screw the prequel, what was the point? to add women in it so that it can be another feminist movie? screw that, John Carpenter's version was the best! and is still considered the best, considering it itself is a remake. John Carpenter \m/\m/

    2 years agoby @Corpsegrinder2031Flag