The Thing from Another World

The Thing from Another World (1951)

It Creeps... It Crawls... It Strikes Without Warning!

  • Genre: Drama, Horror, Science Fiction
  • Release Date: 1951-04-05
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 558 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 27min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Winchester Pictures Corporation
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Directors: Christian Nyby, Howard Hawks.
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Scientists and US Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while investigating at a remote arctic outpost.

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  • Kenneth Tobey

    as Captain Patrick Hendry
  • Margaret Sheridan

    as Nikki
  • Robert Cornthwaite

    as Dr. Arthur Carrington
  • Douglas Spencer

    as Ned 'Scotty' Scott
  • James Young

    as Lt. Eddie Dykes
  • Dewey Martin

    as Crew Chief Bob
  • Robert Nichols

    as Lt. Ken 'Mac' Erickson
  • William Self

    as Corporal Barnes
  • Nicholas Byron

    as Tex Richards
  • Eduard Franz

    as Dr. Stern
  • George Fenneman

    as Dr. Redding
  • Paul Frees

    as Prof. Voorhees
  • Everett Glass

    as Prof. Wilson
  • Norbert Schiller

    as Dr. Lorenz
  • Edmund Breon

    as Prof. Ambrose
  • John Dierkes

    as Dr. Chapman
  • Sally Creighton

    as Mrs. Chapman
  • James Arness

    as 'The Thing'
  • David McMahon

    as Gen. Fogarty
  • Bill Neff

    as Bill Stone (uncredited)
Camera Russell Harlan Director of Photography
Directing Christian Nyby Director
Writing Charles Lederer Screenplay
Production Howard Hawks Producer
Sound Dimitri Tiomkin Original Music Composer
Editing Roland Gross Editor
Art William Stevens Set Decoration
Art John Hughes Art Direction
Crew Donald Steward Special Effects
Art Darrell Silvera Set Decoration
Sound Dimitri Tiomkin Music Director
Art Albert S. D'Agostino Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Larry Germain Hairstylist
Crew Tom Steele Stunts
Directing Arthur Siteman Assistant Director
Production Walter Daniels Production Manager
Production Edward Lasker Associate Producer
Sound Phil Brigandi Sound
Crew Linwood G. Dunn Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up Lee Greenway Makeup Supervisor
Camera Landon Arnett Camera Operator
Costume & Make-Up Michael Woulfe Costume Designer
Sound Clem Portman Sound
Crew Thol Simonson Special Effects Technician
Writing John W. Campbell Jr. Novel
Directing Howard Hawks Director
Crew Leslie Charles Stunts
Crew Sol Gorss Stunts
Crew Dick Crockett Stunts
Crew Bob Morgan Stunts
Crew Russell Saunders Stunts
Crew Bill Lewin Stunts
Crew Teddy Mangean Stunts
Crew Duke Taylor Stunts
Crew Ken Terrell Stunts