The Thing Reviews

  • The Thing
    • Genre : Horror
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : R
    • Duration : 103 minute(s)
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : Universal Pictures
    • Official Site :
    • Reviews Rate
      Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.

    • Readers Rate

Movie Reviews

  • tries to get by mostly on some decent creature-effects work
    by Ian Buckwalter [NPR ]
  • the characters here lack in personality and the actors aren't doing much more than going through the motions
    Review rate : C+ by Brad Brevet [Rope of Silicon ]
  • still doesn't deliver much more than the odd jolt or provoke any praise
    1.5 of 4 by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel ]
  • special effects quickly devolve into over-the-top goriness
    2.5 of 5 by Jim Vejvoda [IGN Movies ]
  • shock to the system, because no one had blended horror and science fiction like that before
    2 of 4 by Peter Hartlaub [San Francisco Chronicle ]
  • script is just plain weak, with moments of embarrassingly bad dialogue
    1.5 of 4 by Bruce Demara [Toronto Star ]
  • replay unfolds as mechanistically as a video game
    2 of 5 by Jeannette Catsoulis [New York Times ]
  • no one bothers to ask for help, lest the team lose credit for the find
    2 of 4 by Scott Bowles [USA Today ]
  • its power could be countered only by humor and the comfort of camaraderie
    2.5 of 5 by Kathleen Murphy [MSN Movies ]
  • invades bodies and pretends to be human until it breaks out in gory splendor
    2 of 4 by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone ]
  • forces the filmmakers into a position they can't possibly win-leaving the door open for a sequel
    2 of 5 by Kevin Jagernauth [indieWIRE ]
  • chests burst, entrails twist and snap like cracked whips, and bodies morph into spidery monsters
    by Rob Nelson [Variety ]
  • certainly not the worst alien movie you'll ever see
    2.5 of 5 by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic ]
  • a film going through the motions, albeit with some of those motions being very entertaining
    3 of 5 by Thomas Caldwell [Cinema Autopsy ]

Reader's Reviews

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