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.

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

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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.
Subject: Aliens > Drama.
Shapeshifting > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Science fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Science fiction.