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The Thing

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The Thing

Release Date: June 25, 1982

Year    :   1982
Slogan    :   «Man is The Warmest Place to Hide.»
Genres    :   Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction
Production Companies    :   Universal Pictures, Turman-Foster Company
Director    :   John Carpenter
Producers    :   Larry J. Franco, David Foster, Robert Latham Brown, Stuart Cohen, Wilbur Stark, Anita Dann, Lawrence Turman, Fitch Cady, Ron MacInnes, Debbie Collier, Karen Kalton
Writers    :   Bill Lancaster, John W. Campbell Jr.
RunTime    :   109 mins.
Budget    :   15000000
Revenue    :   19629760

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.

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