18 certificateThe Thing is a Film programme that first aired in 1982 and has been classified a 18 certificate.

The Thing is a 5 star programme

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The Thing (1982)

Directed by
Johnny Carpenter

'Man is the warmest place to hide.' Tension-soaked remake of Howard Hawks' The Thing From Another World. The 12 men of a polar station dig an alien craft out of the icecap and are faced with a . Chest-exploding horror from John Carpenter.

Written by ,

Also known as "John Carpenter's The Thing"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1982

5/5 Stars

Classification: 18 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Kurt RussellKurt Russell...R.J. MacReady
Wilford Brimley...Dr. Blair
T.K. Carter...Nauls
David Clennon...Palmer
Image for Keith DavidKeith David...Childs
Richard Dysart...Dr. Copper
Charles Hallahan...Vance Norris
Peter Maloney...George Bennings
Richard Masur...Clark
Donald Moffat...Garry
Joel Polis...Fuchs
Thomas G. Waites...Windows
Norbert Weisser...Norwegian
Larry J. Franco...Norwegian passenger with rifle
Nate Irwin...Helicopter pilot