Director: John Carpenter
A group of scientists on a remote base in the Antarctic are terrorised by an alien that attackes animals and people and takes on their shape. The survivors have to batlle the alien whilst trying to work out who has been changed by the alien. This is based on the story "Who goes there" and is essentially a variation of the alien killing off isloated group of people one by one story. However this is one of the better versions thanks to John Carpenter's direction and a good performance from Kurt Russell. It includes a couple of scenes that are John Carpenters version of Alien. The story was previously made in 1951 as Thing From Another World.
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