The Thing (1982) Poster


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Release Dates 

USA 25 June 1982
Soviet Union 28 June 1982
Australia 20 August 1982
Argentina 26 August 1982
UK 26 August 1982
Hong Kong 30 September 1982
Spain October 1982 (Sitges Film Festival)
Spain 8 October 1982 (Madrid)
Spain 18 October 1982 (Barcelona)
Greece 20 October 1982
West Germany 22 October 1982
Sweden 29 October 1982
France 3 November 1982
Denmark 5 November 1982
Netherlands 11 November 1982
Portugal 11 November 1982
Japan 13 November 1982
Colombia 18 November 1982
Ireland 28 November 1982
Italy 30 November 1982
India 10 December 1982
Mexico 10 December 1982
Finland 17 December 1982
Norway 21 January 1983
Brazil 3 February 1983
Egypt 10 December 1983
South Korea 25 December 1983
Czechoslovakia 20 November 1986
UK April 1995 (Dead by Dawn Horror Film Festival)
France January 1999 (Travelling Festival de Cinema de Rennes)
Italy November 1999 (Turin Film Festival)
Canada 27 October 2005 (Cinemuerte International Horror Film Festival)
UK 15 September 2009 (re-release)
Canada 6 February 2010 (Digital Film Festival)
Spain 13 January 2011 (Phenomena Barcelona)
Finland 12 November 2011 (Iik!! Horror Film Festival)
Spain 26 April 2012 (Phenomena Madrid)
Spain 10 January 2015 (Barcelona) (re-release)
France 17 October 2015 (restored version) (Grand Lyon Film Festival)
France 27 January 2016 (re-release) (restored version)
Italy 7 May 2016 (Future Film Festival)
Australia 28 October 2016 (Brisbane) (Sydney) (re-release)
UK 23 February 2017 (Glasgow Film Festival)

Also Known As (AKA) 

Argentina (alternative title) El enigma de otro mundo
Argentina La cosa
Argentina La cosa de otro mundo
Austria Das Ding aus einer anderen Welt
Bulgaria (Bulgarian title) Нещото
Brazil O Enigma de Outro Mundo
Canada (French title) L'effroyable chose
Colombia El enigma de otro mundo
Czechoslovakia Vec
Czech Republic (alternative title) Tvor
Czech Republic Věc
Germany Das Ding aus einer anderen Welt
Denmark Det grusomme udefra
Spain (alternative title) La cosa
Spain La cosa (El enigma de otro mundo)
Finland (Swedish title) The Thing
Finland The Thing - 'se' jostakin
France (DVD title) La chose
France The Thing
Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title) I apeili
Greece Η απειλή
Hong Kong (Cantonese title) (dubbed version) X de shi
Croatia Stvor
Hungary A dolog
Hungary (TV title) A valami
Israel (Hebrew title) Ha-Davar
India (Hindi title) (reissue title) Graha eksa se videsi
India (Hindi title) (dubbed version) Ti eksa bata yaha
India (Bengali title) (dubbed version) Ti jinisa-X
Italy La cosa
Japan Yûsei kara no buttai X
Lithuania (new title) Padaras
Mexico La cosa del otro mundo
Norway Tingen fra en annen verden
Peru La cosa
Poland Coś
Portugal Veio do Outro Mundo
Romania Creatura
Serbia Stvor
Russia Нечто
Slovenia Stvor
Slovakia Vec
Soviet Union (Russian title) Нечто
Turkey (DVD title) (Turkish title) Sey
Ukraine Дещо
USA (complete title) John Carpenter's The Thing
West Germany Das Ding aus einer anderen Welt

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