The Thing

A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$19,629,760
Summary Details
DistributorUniversal Pictures
See full company information
Opening$3,107,897
840 theaters
Release DateJun 25, 1982
Running Time1 hr 49 min
GenresHorror Mystery Sci-Fi
In Release190 days/27 weeks
Widest Release910 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jun 25-278$3,107,897-840-$3,699$3,107,8971
Jul 2-5
July 4th long wknd
9$2,973,027-910-$3,267$8,367,3891
Jul 9-1110$1,921,742-753-$2,552$11,540,4083
Jul 16-1817$1,073,578-44.1%440-313$2,439$13,782,8384
Jul 23-253$5,846,922+444.6%---$19,629,7605