The Thing

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When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their experiment has freed a mysterious being from its frozen prison. Paranoia spreads like an epidemic as a creature that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish in this spine-tingling thriller.

  1. Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.


  2. Eric Heisserer


Top Billed Cast

  1. Mary Elizabeth Winstead

    Mary Elizabeth Winstead

    Kate Lloyd

  2. Joel Edgerton

    Joel Edgerton

    Sam Carter

  3. Ulrich Thomsen

    Ulrich Thomsen

    Dr. Sander Halvorson

  4. Eric Christian Olsen

    Eric Christian Olsen

    Adam Finch

  5. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

    Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

    Derek Jameson

  6. Trond Espen Seim

    Trond Espen Seim

    Edvard Wolner

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget $35,000,000.00

Revenue $28,128,670.00


Release Information

  • October 14, 2011
    R, Theatrical



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