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The Thing from Another World

The Thing from Another World(1951)

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Brief Synopsis

The crew of a remote Arctic base fights off a murderous monster from outer space.

Cast & Crew

Christian Nyby Director
Margaret Sheridan Nikki [Nicholson]
Kenneth Tobey Captain Patrick Hendry
Robert Cornthwaite Dr. [Arthur] Carrington
Douglas Spencer [Ned] Scotty [Scott]
James Young Lt. Eddie Dykes
Dewey Martin Crew chief [Bob]
Robert Nichols Lt. Ken Erickson [MacPherson]
William Self Corporal Barnes
Eduard Franz Dr. Stern
Sally Creighton Mrs. Chapman
James Arness "The Thing"
Edmond Breon Dr. Ambrose
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 27 Apr 1951
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  Howard Hawks' Production
EB, AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Winchester Pictures Corp., RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  86-87 or 89 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,796    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Carrot Sticks!

    Glenn 2014-01-15

    It's the isolation, once Captain Hendry takes his good ship and crew to the outpost, which cements The Thing From Another World in my esteem. The... MORE>

  • The Thing from Up North:

    Norman Bloom 2014-01-10

    I can tell you that this version the original version of "The Thing' Is the best version . The worst remake was made by Kurt Russell in 1982 had... MORE>

  • Groundbreaking direction

    Bill 2014-01-09

    For many this movie is a classic. Myself included. But what really sets it apart, and not just from other monster movies but all movies, is the... MORE>