• cray_mo

    ★★★★★ Added by cray_mo

    There's nothing to not like about this movie except that it ends.

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  • Knox Gray

    ★★★★★ Added by Knox Gray

    A horrific masterwork that travels the themes of trust, identity and delivers some of the most sickening body horror imaginable.

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  • Shaun Corley

    ★★★★★ Added by Shaun Corley

    When it comes to horror, this movie is sheer perfection.

    Now if you don't mind, I don't plan to spend all winter, tied to this f***ing couch!

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  • DrRalph

    ★★★★★ Watched by DrRalph 26 Oct, 2013

    Probably the pinnacle of 80s suspense/gross-out/action/comedy.

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  • vhs_vampire

    ★★★★★ Rewatched by vhs_vampire 18 Aug, 2014 1

    This just doesn't get old. I love this thing.

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  • Dan O'Sullivan

    ★★★★½ Watched by Dan O'Sullivan 17 Aug, 2014

    Bleak and despairing, to a tee.

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  • Chris

    ★★★★★ Watched by Chris 17 Aug, 2014

    One of the greatest horror movies ever made, John Carpenter at his very best. The sense of dread and foreboding builds and builds until the reveal of the title character, which is brilliantly rendered. And that ending is just ingenius. Carpenter is the king of telling the maximum with the minimum, his films have no loose weight at all.

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  • Chris Hodgson

    ★★★★★ Added by Chris Hodgson

    A perfect example of why there really shouldn't be the current over-reliance on CG effects and music cue jump-scares in modern cinema. The Thing is pretty much perfect and, with the exception of the computer chess scene near the beginning, is almost ageless. The practical effects work is still outstanding. This sits high among the pinnacle of the genre.

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  • killapede

    Added by killapede

    SO PERFECT

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  • MetalDevil907

    ★★★★½ Added by MetalDevil907

    The effects created in this film flashes a big middle finger to the now common use of cgi. It's still mind blowing even today. This is a must see classic of John Carpenter, in this claustrophobic, paranoid edge of your seat thrill ride. What's so great aboutit is the uncertainty of when the monster will attack, but also the crumbling trust in the human characters who are uncertain of each others intentions, and who is host to The Thing. Kurt Russell and Wilford Brimley stand out in this sci-fi masterpiece..

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  • PaulLlewellyn

    ★★★★★ Rewatched by PaulLlewellyn 14 Aug, 2014

    With Ethan

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  • Pike Bishop

    ★★★★½ Rewatched by Pike Bishop 11 Aug, 2014

    In possibly the best remake of all time, John Carpenter takes a good 50s B movie classic and makes it a great modern horror film that is not as overshadowed by its special effects as most people say.

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