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
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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
DateRankWeekly %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeek
Jun 25-Jul 18$5,394,362-840-$6,421$5,394,3621
Jul 2-88$4,224,304-21.7%910+70$4,642$9,618,6662
Jul 9-159$3,090,594-26.8%753-157$4,104$12,709,2603
Jul 16-2214$1,073,578-65.3%440-313$2,439$13,782,8384