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The Thing from Another World (1951)

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87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a bloodthirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.
Writers
Charles Lederer (screenplay) | John W. Campbell Jr. (based on the story "Who Goes There?" by)
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$ 1,600,000
Gross (USA)
$ 4,251,000
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Release date
Apr 6, 1951 (United States)
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26 cast members
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Margaret Sheridan
Nikki Nicholson Nikki Nicholson   See fewer
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Kenneth Tobey
Capt. Patrick Hendry Capt. Patrick Hendry   See fewer
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Robert Cornthwaite
Dr. Arthur Carrington Dr. Arthur Carrington   See fewer
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Douglas Spencer
Ned Scott Ned Scott   See fewer
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James Young
Lt. Eddie Dykes Lt. Eddie Dykes   See fewer
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Dewey Martin
Crew Chief Bob Crew Chief Bob   See fewer
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Robert Nichols
Lt. Ken Erickson Lt. Ken Erickson   See fewer
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William Self
Cpl. Barnes Cpl. Barnes   See fewer
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Eduard Franz
Dr. Stern Dr. Stern   See fewer
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Sally Creighton
Mrs. Chapman Mrs. Chapman   See fewer
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James Arness
'The Thing' 'The Thing'   See fewer
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Edmund Breon
Dr. Ambrose (uncredited) Dr. Ambrose (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nicholas Byron
Tex Richards (uncredited) Tex Richards (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Dierkes
Dr. Chapman (uncredited) Dr. Chapman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Fenneman
Dr. Redding (uncredited) Dr. Redding (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Tung Foo
Lee - a Cook (uncredited) Lee - a Cook (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Frees
Dr. Vorhees (uncredited) Dr. Vorhees (uncredited)   See fewer
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Everett Glass
Dr. Wilson (uncredited) Dr. Wilson (uncredited)   See fewer
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'King Kong' Kashey
Eskimo (uncredited) Eskimo (uncredited)   See fewer
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David McMahon
Brig. Gen. Fogarty (uncredited) Brig. Gen. Fogarty (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Neff
Bill Stone (uncredited) Bill Stone (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Ng
Second Cook (uncredited) Second Cook (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Opunui
Eskimo (uncredited) Eskimo (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norbert Schiller
Dr. Laurence (uncredited) Dr. Laurence (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Stevenson
Capt. Smith - Fogarty's Aide (uncredited) Capt. Smith - Fogarty's Aide (uncredited)   See fewer
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Riley Sunrise
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7.2 / 10 | 22,307 votes