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The Thing

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8.1/10
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Rated: 18+ (R)19821h 49mOn: Starz Tags: Based on Books Alien Monster Country: America

Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.The Thing featuring Kurt Russell and Wilford Brimley is streaming on Starz, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 6 others. It's a cult and fantasy movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 84% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (339,925 votes).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz).

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Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 5 others).

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#147 Ranked Movie

#2 Ranked in Monster Movies

#13 Ranked in Horror Movies

#16 Ranked in Movies on Starz

The Thing has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 84% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (339,925 votes). The movie is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

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