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The thing [videorecording] / Universal Pictures presents ; in association with Morgan Creek Productions ; a Strike Entertainment production ; produced by Marc Abraham, Eric Newman ; written by Eric Heisserer ; directed by Matthijs van Heijningen.

  • Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [California] : Universal Studios, [2012]

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Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the story Who goes there? by John W. Campbell, Jr.
DVD release of the 2011 motion picture.
Bonus features: Deleted and extended scenes ; featurettes ; commentary with director Mattijs van Heijningen and producer Eric Newman.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Marco Beltrami ; editors, Julian Clarke, Peter Boyle ; director of photography, Michel Abramowicz.
Participant or Performer Note: Eric Christian Olsen, Joel Edgerton, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ulrich Thomsen.
Summary: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their experiment has freed a mysterious being from its frozen prison. Paranoia spreads like an epidemic as a creature that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish in this spine-tingling thriller.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R; for strong creature violence and gore, disturbing images, and language.
System Details Note: DVD ; anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English, Spanish and French) and DVS 2.0 stereo. surround (English).
Language Note: In English, dubbed Spanish or dubbed French, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Optional descriptive audio in English for the visually impaired.
Heijningen, Matthijs van, Jr. (Added Author). Heisserer, Eric. (Added Author). Moore, Ronald D. (Added Author). Olsen, Eric Christian, 1977- (Added Author). Edgerton, Joel, 1974- (Added Author). Winstead, Mary Elizabeth. (Added Author). Thomsen, Ulrich. (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author).


Heijningen, Matthijs van. "The thing." California : Universal Studios, 2012.

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