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The Thing (1982)
--If you have seen this movie please read on, if not Do NOT read, this contains many spoilers--
The story idea is an interesting one, I do agree with that but, some of the dialog, and scenes are a bit far fetched.
They fly to the others base, it's all burnt up a destroyed, they walk in unaware, of everything(no dialog),and then start asking where everyone is. The inside has so many holes in the walls its basically an ice cube tray, and the place looks like WW3 on the inside and out! They walk in calmly and "don't notice?!" the burnt corpse they walk right by. What an unrealistic scene.
Then when they are reviewing the footage they retrieve from that lab, they are looking at a big shot of the middle of the arctic, with some snow cleared a large area of ice.. One character says, "looks like there is something buried under the ice"...Wow he has superman vision! The space ship, is buried about 100+ feet under the arctic ice(can any human see 100+ feet into ice, ever been ice fishing? well it's impossible.)and he some how manages to see it, it's ridiculous.
Now for you people that actually raked this movie a 10! This is a question for you! They decide, to test the doctor's blood that is locked in the shed. They approach the door and: #1) The door is unlocked and no valid reason was ever given how the doctor opened the door, since it was pad locked from the outside. #2) they find that within 2 days he dug a huge tunnel under his shed, complete with a large area, and on the inside a 3/4 complete space ship... I mean seriously. How can a person/alien move that much snow in 2 days(watch The great escape(1962) this will explain how long it takes to move dirt), then escape your padlocked shed and have time to steal helicopter parts and build a 3/4 complete space ship? Not like those aliens moved extremely fast, it was completely unfeasible. Then the lights go out, (and I HATED this part) they realize the generator was down. Kurt russel says, "We are not going to make it out of here alive" ...um why? Can't fix the generator? Can't fly the helicopter(you are a pilot, if you forgot)? Cant get in one of the many snow machines and warm yourselfs up? ....BAD line! Just give up hope the second the generators down? No, you try to live,if anyway possible...so stupid. Last but not least this was made in 1982 so i realize, the special effects were kinda weak, but there are so many other problems with this film, it's amazing that people would rank this so high. There are A lot of other issues within this film as well, too many for me to list really. This movie is HIGHLY overrated (currently) ranked higher than Terminator, I mean come on, if your going to rate this make it your own opinion and don't follow what others think. Really, is this movie that good? Nope!
5 - 10 Stars, and I am being extremely lenient.