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The Thing Vintage Original Movie Posters

These Vintage Movie Posters are for the 1982 American sci-fi horror movie by John Carpenter and Bill Lancaster, in view of the 1938 John W. Campbell novella Who Goes There? The vintage movie posters are famous, and the film recounts a gathering of American scientists in Antarctica who experience the eponymous "Thing", a parasitic extraterrestrial being that absorbs and mimics different living beings. The group is overwhelmed by neurosis and struggle as they discover that they can no longer trust each other and that any of them could be the Thing.

The film stars Kurt Russell as the group's helicopter pilot, R.J. MacReady, A. Wilford Brimley, T. K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, and Thomas Waites in supporting parts.

Vintage Movie Posters for 'The Thing' first began showing up at the film's release which was an adaptation of the novella, following 1951's The Thing from Another World. Shooting lasted for around 12 weeks, starting in August 1981, and occurred on refrigerated sets in Los Angeles and in addition in Juneau, Alaska, and British Columbia. Of the film's 15 million spending plan, 1.5 million was spent on Rob Bottin's creatures, a blend of synthetic substances, food items, elastic, and mechanical parts transformed by his extensive team into an alien who could become anything.

Reviewers both lauded the special effects accomplishments and reprimanded their visual aesthetic, while others concentrated on poor performance. The film earned 19.6 million dollars during its run.

The iconic film posters became more popular when the motion picture found a wider audience when released on home video and TV. In the years since, it has been reappraised as extraordinary compared to other sci-fi or horror movies at any point made, and has picked up a cult following. Movie producers have noticed its impact on their work, and it has been referenced in other formats including TV and computer games. The Thing has also created an assortment of merchandise, a 1982 novelization, haunted houses, games, and sequels in comics, a computer game of a similar name, and a 2011 prequel film.