The Thing

02/12/2011  |  102 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC


Sci-fi horror prequel to John Carpenter's 1982 cult classic 'The Thing'. Set on a research site in Antarctica three days before the action of the original story, the film focuses on the Norwegian camps that were the initial target of the alien invasion. When they discover an alien spacecraft on the site, science graduate Kate Lloyd (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) and experienced researcher Dr Sander Halvorson (Ulrich Thomsen) disagree about how to act. When Dr Halvorson refuses to abandon his research, Kate teams up with tough Vietnam veteran Sam Carter (Joel Edgerton) to pursue the alien intruders by helicopter.

Contains strong gore, violence, horror and language
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