The Thing (2011) Synopsis
A polar research station is invaded by an alien life form.
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The Thing review

By Muvie Reviewer
Loved the original back in 82' with Kurt Russell. I was skeptical in seeing this version of "The Thing" as many remakes are either hit or miss, mainly misses, but I was not disappointed. The 2011...

Ultimate Prequel

By topherkinelo
First and Foremost, if you are not a Science Fiction/Horror fan, then stay home. You will not like the movie. For the rest of us, I can honestly say that this Prequel weaves perfectly into the John...

A Pretty Good Remake

By itskuh
I was pleasantly surprised by this film. I'm a fan of the horror genre and of the original version of The Thing, The plot development was never lagging and moved at a good pace. Obviously as a...

More suspenseful then it was scary

By ljp_86
I did not have nightmares but the movie had me trying to guess what was going to happen next. You did not know who was going to be next or who already "got-got". Graphics were nice! This was a type...

Where it all began

By briluna
Let me start off by saying how that I a huge fan of the remake by John Carpenter and this film does not let you down. The female lead is strong and tough but not by Hollywood conventions. She reminds...


By ronarobey
I didn't know it was a prequel when my wife and I went. Gret effects and a solid story line. Stay through the end credits for a nice segway in to the next movie. When it comes out on DVD, I'll be...

Great Prequel

By T-RockVa
Even if you didnt see the first movie go see this one and then rent the the other. This movie is full of suspense and action and does a great job setting the stage for the 1982 version....

Its worth the bucks

By mtclark31
The original "The Thing" is one of my all time favorite movies. So I went in expecting it to be a slow story build up with a few twist on the original to try and scary me. Boy! was I wrong, right...

The Thing (2011)

By gamefreak185
I would recommend this movie to all horror fans. Fantastic special effects, very good plot, the actors conveyed the story, and the directing was good as well. It is a film suitable only for adults. I...

Not bad but ultimately unnecessary

By alacran79
When I originally heard they were going to do a reboot/prequel to John Carpenters The Thing, I immediately had reservations. I know I may sound like a horror fan who's pining for the good ol days,...

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Rated R | For Strong creature violence and gore, disturbing images and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Gory remake of two scary classics lacks their bite.
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