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The Thing from Another World

The Thing from Another World(1951)

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Brief Synopsis

The crew of a remote Arctic base fights off a murderous monster from outer space.

Cast & Crew

Christian Nyby Director
Margaret Sheridan Nikki [Nicholson]
Kenneth Tobey Captain Patrick Hendry
Robert Cornthwaite Dr. [Arthur] Carrington
Douglas Spencer [Ned] Scotty [Scott]
James Young Lt. Eddie Dykes
Dewey Martin Crew chief [Bob]
Robert Nichols Lt. Ken Erickson [MacPherson]
William Self Corporal Barnes
Eduard Franz Dr. Stern
Sally Creighton Mrs. Chapman
James Arness "The Thing"
Edmond Breon Dr. Ambrose
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 27 Apr 1951
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  Howard Hawks' Production
EB, AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Winchester Pictures Corp., RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  86-87 or 89 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,796    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Excellent

    LaShonda Felton 2019-08-21

    It's One of My Favorite Movies. MORE>

  • The Best

    John Wilkinson 2019-07-11

    This is numero uno on the my list of Sci-Fi classics. I still have nightmares from when I first saw it as a 11 year old. MORE>

  • The Thing TCM Does That Bothers Me

    lcs 2018-10-06

    From the TCM website: "TCM takes great care to present movies in their original format and letterboxed whenever possible." Except when they show... MORE>