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R.J. MacReady (Character)
from The Thing (1982)

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R.J. MacReady is a helicopter pilot for U.S. Outpost 31 in the Antarctic... See more »

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Feature:
  1. The Thing (1982) Played by Kurt Russell
    ... aka "John Carpenter's The Thing" - USA (complete title)

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From The Thing (1982)
Fuchs: There's something wrong with Blair. He's locked himself in his room and he won't answer the door, so I took one of his notebooks from the lab.
MacReady: Yeah?
Fuchs: Listen: "It could have imitated a million life-forms on a million planets. It could change into any one of them at any time. Now, it wants life-forms on Earth."
MacReady: It's gettin' cold in here, Fuchs, and I haven't slept for two days.
Fuchs: Wait a minute, Mac, wait a minute.
[reads from the book]
Fuchs: "It needs to be alone and in close proximity with the life-form to be absorbed. The chameleon strikes in the dark."
MacReady: So is Blair cracking up or what?
Fuchs: Damn it, MacReady!
[reading from the notebook]
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