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The Thing

Because You d The Thing
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8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo84%
Horror Cult 
Rated: 18+ (R)19821h 49mOn: Starz Tags: Based on Books Alien Monster Country: America

Members of an American scientific research outpost in Antarctica find themselves battling a parasitic alien organism capable of perfectly imitating its victims. They soon discover that this task will be harder than they thought, as they don't know which members of the team have already been assimilated and their paranoia threatens to tear them apart.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 4 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 (354,190 votes).

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Available to stream on a 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 $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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Not available to watch free online.

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#216 Ranked Movie

#2 Ranked in Monster Movies

#14 Ranked in Movies on Starz

#14 Ranked in Horror Movies

The Thing has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 84% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (354,190 votes). The movie is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

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