The Thing
  • Directors(s)

    John Carpenter

  • Production Year

    2009

  • Release date

    11/09/2009

  • Genre(s)

    Science Fiction, Horror, Horror

  • Approx. running minutes

    109m

  • Cast

    Kurt Russell, Nate Irwin, Larry Franco, John Carpenter, William Zeman, Joel Polis, Donald Moffat, Norbert Weisser, Thomas Waites, Charles Hallahan, Richard Dysart, Richard Masur, Peter Maloney, T. K. Carter, A. Wilford Brimley, Keith David, David Clennon

Film

The Thing

Contains strong violence and gory horror
  • Directors(s)

    John Carpenter

  • Production Year

    2009

  • Release date

    11/09/2009

  • Genre(s)

    Science Fiction, Horror, Horror

  • Approx. running minutes

    109m

  • Cast

    Kurt Russell, Nate Irwin, Larry Franco, John Carpenter, William Zeman, Joel Polis, Donald Moffat, Norbert Weisser, Thomas Waites, Charles Hallahan, Richard Dysart, Richard Masur, Peter Maloney, T. K. Carter, A. Wilford Brimley, Keith David, David Clennon

THE THING is a 1982 science fiction horror film in which an alien force that threatens a group scientists.

Violence

There are scenes featuring deformed and mutating dogs and human characters.

The shape-shifting nature of the alien in the film is depicted through shots of bleeding heads, an alien head exploding out of a stomach, a head turning into a spider and similar horror images.

The film also contains infrequent strong language ('f**k').

  • Classified date

    26/05/2009

  • BBFC reference

    BFF031288

  • Language

    English