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The Thing from Another World (1951) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

4628

Avg. Rating:

2.64/4

# of Ratings:

49

Genres:

Sci-Fi

Rating:

NR

Language:

English

Theater Date:

04/29/1951

Director:

Christian Nyby

Actors:

Kenneth Tobey
Robert Cornthwaite
Robert Nichols
Eduard Franz
James Arness
Margaret Sheridan

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

In the Arctic north, a group of scientists and military personal discover an alien creature who un-thaws to harm humans while the scientists try to make peace with it.

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Snoogans 07/01/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

This is more than some silly drive-in 50's horror. The characters and plot are precise and the science is explained in full. It's not outright scary, but does have some surprises and tense moments.

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GGauthier 09/07/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

Very interesting introduction to no-mainstream horror, where the killer is more of a concept than a material thing.Ive noticed no close up to the creature, and then i read the trivia on it, and was pleased to read the reason. Very interesting film for sci-fi lovers.

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Allison 11/16/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
1/4 

I saw this recently - was incredibly bored with it. BLAH.

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Alex 07/04/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

I liked this movie for basically one reason - the 50's sci fi elements. The acting is bad, the movie is slow, and the characters are stupid. But, the plot was original, the thing was kinda scary, and it came together well in the end. Good.

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