Thing, The - Collector's Edition (1982)
Genre Action; Horror; Sci-Fi; Thriller
Studio Universal Studios
Movie Release Date 1982
Country USA
Language English
Audience Rating R
Running Time 1 hr 49 mins
Format DVD
Color Color
IMDb Rating 7.8
Keith David Childs
Kurt Russell MacReady
John Carpenter
Wilford Brimley Blair
Richard Masur Clark
T.K. Carter Nauls
David Clennon Palmer
Richard Dysart Dr. Copper
Charles Hallahan Norris
Peter Maloney Bennings
Joel Polis Fuchs
Richard A. Dysart Dr. Copper (as Richard Dysart)
Donald Moffat Garry
Director John Carpenter
Writer Bill Lancaster
Producer David Foster
Producer Lawrence Turman
Writer John W. Campbell Jr.
Musician Ennio Morricone
Cinematography Dean Cundey
Horror-meister John Carpenter (Halloween, Escape from New York) teams Kurt Russell's outstanding performance with incredible visuals to build this chilling version of the classic The Thing.

In the winter of 1982, a twelve-man research team at a remote Antarctic research station discovers an alien buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Soon unfrozen, the form-changing alien wreaks havoc, creates terror and becomes one of them.
Feature commentary with Kurt Russell and director John Carpenter
John Carpenter's The Thing: Terror Takes Shape, an 80-minute original documentary featuring interviews with John Carpenter, Kurt Russell, special effects make-up designer Rob Bottin, legendary matte artist Albert Whitlock, plus other members of the cast, crew and special effects team.
Stop motion animation cut from the film
Exclusive work-in-progress visual effects footage
Behind-the-scenes location footage
Original theatrical trailer
Outtakes from the film
Behind-the-scenes photographs
Storyboards and conceptual art
Annotated production archived
Personal Details
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Index 398
Collection Status In Collection
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Edition Details
Distributor Universal Studios
Edition Collector's Edition
Barcode 025192543722
Region 1
Release Date 26-Oct-04
Packaging Custom Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen 2.35:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Subtitles English; French
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital 5.1
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1