The Thing

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The Thing, also known as John Carpenter's The Thing, is a 1982 science fiction horror film about an Antarctic science base which is infiltrated by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills. Ostensibly a remake of… more »

MacReady:
I don't know. Thousands of years ago it crashes, and this thing... gets thrown out, or crawls out, and it ends up freezing in the ice.

Childs:
I just cannot believe any of this voodoo bullshit.

Palmer:
Childs, happens all the time, man. They're falling out of the skies like flies. Government knows all about it, right, Mac?

Childs:
You believe any of this voodoo bullshit, Blair?

Palmer:
Childs, Childs... Chariots of the Gods, man. They practically own South America. I mean, they taught the Incas everything they know.

Garry:
So, come on now, MacReady, Norwegians get ahold of this... and they dig it up out of the ice.

MacReady:
Yes, Garry, they dig it up, they cart it back, it gets thawed out, wakes up - probably not the best of moods - I don't know, I wasn't there!

Nauls:
[skates in with ripped long johns] Which one of you disrespectful men been tossing his dirty drawers in the kitchen trash can, huh? From now, I want my kitchen clean, all right? Germ free!

Childs:
So how's this motherfucker wake up after thousands of years in the ice?

Bennings:
And how can it look like a dog?

MacReady:
I don't know how. 'Cause it's different than us, see? 'Cause it's from outer space. What do you want from me? Ask him! [motions to Blair]

Childs:
You buy any of this Blair?

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