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1982 American horror movie directed by John Carpenter about an Antarctic research station that gets infested by a human-morphing alien creature and the ensuing paranoia among its inhabitants. Based on the novella Who Goes There? and its earlier adaptation The Thing from Another World by Howard Hawks.

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What is this dog really biting in The Thing?

In John Carpenter's The Thing (1982), when the infected dog is transforming and scaring the crap out of the other dogs, one of them jumps up and bites the chain link fence. It happens a couple of ...
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Infection timelines of John Carpenter's The Thing

The paranoia and uncertainty in John Carpenter's The Thing (1982) is so well constructed that there is still no consensus on who gets infected, or even when some people do. The thing I really like ...