The Thing Solarmovie

The Thing (1982)

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Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.

The Thing Solarmovie
Solarmovie Score: 8/10 from 3278 votes
Release Date: 1982-06-25
Status: Released
Run time: 109 min / 1:49
Production Studio : Universal Pictures, Turman-Foster Company
Production Country: United States of America


Kurt Russell
as R.J. MacReady
Wilford Brimley
as Dr. Blair
T. K. Carter
as Nauls
David Clennon
as Palmer
Keith David
as Childs
Richard Dysart
as Dr. Copper
Charles Hallahan
as Norris
Peter Maloney
as Bennings
Richard Masur
as Clark
Donald Moffat
as Garry
Joel Polis
as Fuchs
Thomas G. Waites
as Windows
Norbert Weisser
as Norwegian
Larry J. Franco
as Norwegian Passenger With Rifle
Nate Irwin
as Helicopter Pilot
William Zeman
as Pilot
Adrienne Barbeau
as Computer (voice) (uncredited)
John Carpenter
as Norwegian (video footage) (uncredited)


Directing John Carpenter Director
Writing Bill Lancaster Screenplay
Production David Foster Producer
Production Wilbur Stark Executive Producer
Sound Ennio Morricone Original Music Composer
Camera Dean Cundey Director of Photography
Editing Todd C. Ramsay Editor
Production Anita Dann Casting
Art John J. Lloyd Production Design
Art Henry Larrecq Art Direction
Art John M. Dwyer Set Decoration
Production Stuart Cohen Co-Producer
Writing John W. Campbell Jr. Story
Camera Cyrus Block Camera Operator
Costume & Make-Up Ronald I. Caplan Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Gilbert Loe Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Trish Keating Costume Supervisor
Crew John Zemansky Property Master
Art Barton M. Susman Leadman
Sound David Lewis Yewdall Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Colin C. Mouat Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Warren Hamilton Jr. Sound Effects Editor
Sound Steve Maslow Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Lighting Thomas Marshall Gaffer
Lighting Charles E. Nippell Best Boy Electric
Camera Raymond Stella Camera Operator
Sound Cliff Kohlweck Music Editor
Directing Candy Artmont Script Supervisor
Production Lawrence Turman Producer
Production Larry J. Franco Associate Producer
Crew Rob Bottin Makeup Effects
Crew Ken Diaz Makeup Effects
Directing Christine Wilson Script Supervisor
Crew Lawrence Perry Pilot
Crew Ken Strain Pilot
Lighting David R. Anderson Gaffer
Camera Dave Gordon Dolly Grip
Camera Kris Krosskove Dolly Grip
Camera Dillard Brinson Key Grip
Camera Ronald Woodward Key Grip
Sound John Carpenter Original Music Composer
Sound Alan Howarth Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Phyllis Newman Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Ken Chase Makeup Artist
Crew Anthony Cecere Stunts
Crew Kent Hays Stunts
Crew Larry Holt Stunts
Crew Melvin Jones Stunts
Crew Eric Mansker Stunts
Crew Denver Mattson Stunts
Crew Clint Rowe Stunts
Crew Ken Strain Stunts
Crew Rock A. Walker Stunts
Crew Jerry Wills Stunts
Production Robert Latham Brown Production Manager
Directing Larry J. Franco First Assistant Director
Directing Jeffrey Chernov Second Assistant Director
Crew Roy Arbogast Special Effects
Camera Clyde E. Bryan First Assistant Camera
Camera Steve Tate Second Assistant Camera
Sound Kendrick P. Sweet Sound Editor
Sound Ernesto Mas Assistant Sound Editor
Sound John K. Adams Foley Supervisor
Crew Dick Warlock Stunt Coordinator
Crew Dan Anglin Transportation Captain
Crew Bob Cornell Transportation Captain
Lighting Mark Walthour Gaffer
Art Richard A. Gonzales Swing
Art Joseph R. Savko Swing
Art Milton Wilson Swing
Crew Hans Metz Special Effects Assistant
Crew John K. Stirber Special Effects Assistant
Camera Ray Kinzer Grip
Art Michael R. Gannon Assistant Property Master
Crew Rocky Corsini Craft Service
Art James Callan Painter
Art Michael Ploog Production Illustrator
Art Mentor Huebner Production Illustrator
Art Gary Meyer Production Illustrator
Production Ron MacInnes Production Assistant
Production Debbie Collier Production Secretary
Crew Yervant Babasin Craft Service
Crew George Lawson Driver
Art Graeme Murray Set Decoration
Production Fitch Cady Unit Production Manager
Directing Michael Steele Second Assistant Director
Production Karen Kalton Production Secretary
Crew Robin Mounsey Technical Advisor
Camera Paul R. Prince First Assistant Camera
Camera David Geddes Second Assistant Camera
Camera Douglas Pruss Second Assistant Camera
Crew Lee Routly Special Effects
Crew Michael A. Clifford Special Effects
Crew Alois Stranan Transportation Captain
Camera Chris Helcermanas-Benge Still Photographer
Camera James L. Hurford Best Boy Grip
Lighting Len Wolfe Best Boy Electric
Crew Spencer Hyde Craft Service
Crew Nate Irwin Pilot