The Thing from Another World Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 4485

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 53

Theatrical Release Date: 04/29/1951

Language: English

Genre: Sci-Fi

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Christian Nyby

Actors: Kenneth Tobey, Robert Cornthwaite, Robert Nichols, Eduard Franz, James Arness, Margaret Sheridan

Plot: 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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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 10/07/2020

One of the more mid-tier B-movies of the 1950s, "The Thing From Another World" nevertheless creates a sense of unease that perfectly reflected the fears of invaders during the decade.

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Snoogans - wrote on 07/01/2012

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 - wrote on 09/07/2009

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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