The Thing(Movie, 2011)

| 1h 43min | Genres: Horror, Science Fiction, Mystery, Thriller
The ThingRating: 3.1/5 (with 10671,067 votes)
The Thing is a 2011 science fiction horror film directed by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr., written by Eric Heisserer, and starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, and Eric Christian Olsen. It is a direct prequel to the 1982 film of the same name by John Carpenter, which was an adaptation of the 1938 novella Who Goes There? by John W. Campbell. It tells the story of a team of Norwegian and American scientists who discover a parasitic alien buried deep in the ice of Antarctica, realizing too late that it is still alive. The Thing premiered on October 10, 2011 and was released on October 14, 2011. The film was a commercial flop, grossing $31.5 million against a $38 million budget, with mixed rev... ()
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"The Thing" is currently available on 2 providers. The Thing can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 43min
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Duration: 1h 43min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 43min
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 43min
Also available at on: DVD Blu-ray

About The Thing

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.

Trailer for The Thing + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

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Additional Information

Official websites:
Production countries: Canada, United States of America (USA)
Shot in: Toronto
Plays in: Antarctica
Based on the work of: John W. Campbell ("Who Goes There?")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: Danish (DA), English (EN), Norwegian (NO)
Translated into 27 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/14/2011 (World premiere: 10/12/2011)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"La cosa"
"La cosa"
"The Thing: The Beginning"
Budget: 35,000,000 USD
Revenue: 31,505,287 USD (= 90%)
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1

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