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The Thing (2011) - Movie Details

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Horror
103 min.
Release Date
October 14, 2011
DVD Release Date
January 31, 2012
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Running Time
103 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for strong creature violence and gore, disturbing images, and languag

Antarctica: an extraordinary continent of awesome beauty. It is also home to an isolated outpost where a discovery full of scientific possibility becomes a mission of survival when an alien is unearthed by a crew of international scientists. The shape-shifting creature, accidentally unleashed at this marooned colony, has the ability to turn itself into a perfect replica of any living being. It can look just like you or me, but inside, it remains inhuman. In... Full synopsis »

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When is a remake not really a remake? It isn't quite clear what The Thing is. Like the alien, which isn't human but can mimic every aspect of the people it consumes, the movie is technically and literally a prequel to John Carpenter's 1982 classic, but it shares the same time title, plotting and setting. It is, in essence, a remake that was smart enough not to be a remake. Full movie review »
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