The Thing

(2011)

Genres: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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About The Thing

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This terrifying prequel to John Carpenter's 1982 classic of the same name tells the story of a team of Norwegian scientists who find an alien ship frozen in Antarctica. When the organism inside awakens, blood flows across the frozen landscape. Leading the group is pilot Carter (Joel Edgerton), who allies with paleontologist Kate Lloyd (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) in a desperate attempt to rally the paranoid workers to combat the deadly threat.

Cast: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Eric Christian Olsen, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Jonathan Walker, Kim Bubbs, Trond Espen Seim, Stig Henrik Hoff, Jørgen Langhelle, Jan Gunnar Røise, Jo Adrian Haavind

Director: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.

Release Year: 2011

Length: 103 minutes

Rating: R

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