The Thing From Another World

  • 1951
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Science Fiction

Classic sci-fi chiller about a slimy alien presence (James Arness, who would later be Marshall Dillon on TV's "Gunsmoke") that invades an arctic station. THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD is very much a film of its producer, Howard Hawks, although Christian Nyby, Hawks's editor on RED RIVER, was credited as director. Hawks's style, themes, and handling of actors...read more

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The Thing From Another World - Official Trailer
01:49 — Members of an Antarctic research team are killed off by a frozen alien they uncover.

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  • Review: Classic sci-fi chiller about a slimy alien presence (James Arness, who would later be Marshall Dillon on TV's "Gunsmoke") that invades an arctic station. THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD is very much a film of its producer, Howard Hawks, although Christian Nyb… (more)

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