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4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

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The thing

Call Number

  • 4K BLU-RAY SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY (CEN)

Edition

4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray edition.

Languages

In English, French or Spanish (4K disc only), with optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Performers

Kurt Russell, A. Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, Thomas Waites.

Publication Information

[Universal City, CA] : Studio Distribution Services

Physical Description

2 videodiscs (109 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

MPAA rating: R.

Summary

In the winter of 1982, a twelve-man research team at a remote Antarctic research station discovers an alien buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Soon unfrozen, the form-changing alien wreaks havoc, creates terror and becomes one of them.

Notes

This is a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and requires a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player; it will not play in standard Blu-ray or DVD players. For full 4K UHD effects, a 4K Ultra HD TV with HDR and a high-speed HDMI (category 2) cable are required.

Based on the story "Who goes there?" by John W. Campbell Jr.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982.

Bonus features: Feature commentary with director John Carpenter and Kurt Russell ; John Carpenter's The thing: terror takes shape ; outtakes ; theatrical trailer.

Contents

  • [Disc one.] 4K Ultra HD version
  • [Disc two.] Blu-ray version.

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