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The Thing from Another World (1951)

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Director: Christian Nyby, Howard Hawks
Starring: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness

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Scientists at an Arctic research station discover a spacecraft buried in the ice. Upon closer examination, they discover the frozen pilot. All hell breaks loose when they take him back to their station and he is accidentally thawed out!
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As flying saucer movies go, The Thing From Another World is better than most, thanks to well-drawn characters and concise, tense plotting.
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Major accolades received by The Thing from Another World (1951)

  • Selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.

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