The thing

Published 2008
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In the midst of a snowfield in Antarctica, the scientists and workers of a small American research base are shocked when a helicopter begins to circle their camp, chasing and shooting at a dog. The helicopter is destroyed and the passenger's aboard are killed. The dog is let into the base. The helicopter is Norweign made and probably linked with the base that is close by. J.R. MacReady travels to the Norweigan base and finds the place destroyed. He discovers a mangled body that looks as though it was once that of a person. He brings it back to the American base to study. The clues begin to add up. The dog morphs horribly into a strange creature that attacks the researchers. They manage to fight it off, but the base doctor concludes that an alien with the power to transform and take the appearance of anybody else is amongst them.

1 Blu-ray disc (109 min.) sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical surround sound Dolby Digital 5.1
laser optical NTSC
video file Blu-ray video A
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: 18A.
Other Title:
John Carpenter's The thing
Thing (Motion picture : 1982)
Based on the story "Who goes there? by John W. Campbell.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982.
Special features: Feature commentary with star Kurt Russell and director John Carpenter; U-Control; Picture-in-Picture: access interactive cast and crew interviews and behind-the-scenes footage using the feature.
Director of photography, Dean Cundey ; music, Ennio Morricone ; special visual effects, Albert Whitlock.
Kurt Russell, A. Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart.
Blu-ray disc, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby DTS-HD 5.1 Master surround, Dolby DTS 5.1 surround, BD-25, 1080p High Definition.
This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players.
Picture-in-Picture/BonusView available on enabled players only. Player must be profile 1.1 or greater.
This disc is copy protected.
English (DTS-HD 5.1, Dolby 2.0) or dubbed French (DTS 5.1) dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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