The thing

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[California] : Universal Studios, [2012].
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1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
DVD Science Fiction
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[California] : Universal Studios, [2012].


General Note
Based on the story Who goes there? by John W. Campbell, Jr.
General Note
DVD release of the 2011 motion picture.
General Note
Bonus features: Deleted and extended scenes ; featurettes ; commentary with director Mattijs van Heijningen and producer Eric Newman.
General Note
Universal Pictures presents ; in association with Morgan Creek Productions ; a Strike Entertainment production ; produced by Marc Abraham, Eric Newman ; written by Eric Heisserer ; directed by Matthijs van Heijningen.
Creation/Production Credits
Music, Marco Beltrami ; editors, Julian Clarke, Peter Boyle ; director of photography, Michel Abramowicz.
Eric Christian Olsen, Joel Edgerton, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ulrich Thomsen.
When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their experiment has freed a mysterious being from its frozen prison. Paranoia spreads like an epidemic as a creature that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish in this spine-tingling thriller.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong creature violence and gore, disturbing images, and language.
System Details
DVD ; anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English, Spanish and French) and DVS 2.0 stereo. surround (English).
In English, dubbed Spanish or dubbed French, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Optional descriptive audio in English for the visually impaired.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Heijningen, M. v., Jr., Heisserer, E., Moore, R. D., Olsen, E. C., Edgerton, J., Winstead, M. E., & Thomsen, U. (2012). The thing . Universal Studios.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Matthijs van Heijningen, Jr et al.. 2012. The Thing. Universal Studios.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Matthijs van Heijningen, Jr et al.. The Thing Universal Studios, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Heijningen, Matthijs van, Jr., et al. The Thing Universal Studios, 2012.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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