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The Thing [DVD videorecording] / Universal City Studios, Inc. ; a Turman-Foster Company production ; producers, David Foster, Lawrence Turman ; director, John Carpenter.

Contributor(s): Russell, Kurt | Brimley, Wilford, 1935- | Carter, T. K | Clennon, David | David, Keith | Dysart, Richard | Hallahan, Charles | Maloney, Peter | Masur, Richard | Moffat, Donald, 1930- | Polis, Joel | Waites, Thomas | Carpenter, John, 1948- | Lancaster, Bill, 1947-1997 | Campbell, John W., Jr. (John Wood), 1910-1971.
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, c1998, 1982Edition: Collector's ed.Description: 1 videodisc (DVD)(109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0783227507; 1417010988.Other title: John Carpenter's The thing [DVD videorecording] [Cover title].Subject(s): Suspense in motion pictures, television, etc. -- Videodiscs | Monsters in motion pictures -- Videodiscs | Aliens in motion pictures -- VideodiscsGenre/Form: Horror films -- Videodiscs. | Feature films -- Videodiscs. | Science fiction films -- Videodiscs.
Production Credits: Screenplay, Bill Lancaster ; special visual effects, Albert Whitlock ; special effects, Roy Arbogast ; music, Ennio Morricone ; photography, Dean Cundey ; special make-up effects, Rob Bottin ; executive producer, Wilbur Stark ; editor, Todd Ramsey ; production design, John L. Lloyd.
Cast: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, Thomas Waites.Summary: Set in the winter of 1982 at a research station in Antarctica, a twelve man research team finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, the THING creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them.
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Widescreen version.

Digitally recorded ; stereo surround ; THX digitally mastered.

MPAA rating: R.

English and French language; subtitles in English and Spanish.

Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, Thomas Waites.

Screenplay, Bill Lancaster ; special visual effects, Albert Whitlock ; special effects, Roy Arbogast ; music, Ennio Morricone ; photography, Dean Cundey ; special make-up effects, Rob Bottin ; executive producer, Wilbur Stark ; editor, Todd Ramsey ; production design, John L. Lloyd.

Based on the story, Who goes there?, by John W. Campbell.

Set in the winter of 1982 at a research station in Antarctica, a twelve man research team finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, the THING creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them.

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