The Thing From Another World

Look out … it’s the Thing

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Podcast Release Date:
Oct 14, 2011

Thing From Another World Series Episode 1

John Carpenter’s 1982 movie The Thing, based on John Campbell’s short story “Who Goes There”, is a cult classic. A flop in its day, the film had a renaissance in the 1990s as it was discovered by a new generation of film lovers. With a new installment in The Thing series coming out this month, Stuart, Arnie, and Jakob take a look back at the entire Thing series, starting with this 1951 original adaptation of Campbell’s story–The Thing From Another World. More about Commie Carrots than shape-shifting monsters, the film has been selected for preservation in the National Film Registry for being “culturally significant”. But is it entertaining? Donate to Now Playing to find out!

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Movie Details

Thing from Another World
Christian Nyby
1 h 27 min
Release Date
5 April 1951
Drama, Horror, Science Fiction
Scientists and US Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while investigating at a remote arctic outpost.

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