Directed by John Carpenter, and written by Bill Lancaster (screenplay), "The Thing" (also known as "John Carpenter's The Thing", "Ding aus einer anderen Welt, Das", "Cosa, La") is a Horror/Mystery/Science Fiction/Thriller film, released in the USA on June 25 of 1982 . Kurt Russell and T.K. Carter are starring, alongside David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart and Charles Hallahan.
Look closely at your neighbours. Don't trust anybody. [UK video box]
Who is the director of "The Thing":
The Thing was directed by John Carpenter, an American writer, actor, director, composer, and producer.
Before The Thing, John Carpenter had directed Escape from New York, released in 1981, The Fog (1980), Halloween (1978), Assault on Precinct 13 (1976), Dark Star (1974). Since, he directed Christine, released in 1983, Starman (1984), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Prince of Darkness (1987), Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992), and In the Mouth of Madness (1995).
What was the release date of "The Thing":
The Thing was initially released on Friday, June 25, 1982, in the United States. Also released on this day were SÚrie noire (dir. Alain Corneau), Blade Runner (dir. Ridley Scott), Megaforce (dir. Hal Needham), and Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (dir. Terry Hughes and Ian MacNaughton). This was thirty-seven (37) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, August 26, 1982 in the United Kingdom; Thursday, October 27, 2005 in Canada; Wednesday, November 03, 1982 in France; Friday, October 22, 1982 in Germany; Sunday, October 31, 1982 in Italy; October, 1982 in Spain; Thursday, August 19, 1982 in Australia and on Saturday, November 13, 1982 in Japan.
What is the cast of "The Thing":
At the casting of The Thing we find Kurt Russell, previously seen in The Fox and the Hound (1981) and Escape from New York (1981); T.K. Carter (Southern Comfort (1981), Seems Like Old Times (1980)); David Clennon (The Escape Artist (1982), Missing (1982)) [ more... ]
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