The Thing

(2011)

Overview

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.

    Director

  2. John W. Campbell Jr.

    Story

  3. Eric Heisserer

    Writer

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

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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 14, 2011
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget $35,000,000.00

Revenue $28,128,670.00

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