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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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  • founding frightener

    a.morris 2017-12-17

    this story helped to not only set the tone for the horror genre of the 1950s but for the future of the genre it self. if you take the viewing.. the study... MORE>

  • THE THING WILL GET YOU

    morris campbell 2017-11-28

    A GOOD FILM BUT THE REMAKES GOOD AS WELL DONT KNOW WHY EVERBODY HATES ON IT AND THE REMAKE FOLLOWS THE NOVEL WHO GOES THERE BY JOHN W CAMPBELL MORE THAN... MORE>

  • Can't be equaled . . .

    Janet Grayson 2017-05-30

    The best, the most suspenseful. Realistic patter, low-key reactions giving the audience confidence in face of menace in frozen north. This one stands up... MORE>