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  • 2011
  • 18+
  • 1h 43m
The Thing

At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson.

Netflix

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  • Support for offline playback
  • Skip to the introduction
  • Three available plans

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  • Obsolete library of content
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  • Password sharing fees may be applied in the future

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Prime Video

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  • Less successful original content than Netflix and Hulu
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Google Play

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iTunes

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VUDU

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YouTube

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Service Pros

  • Broad overall channel lineup with lots of news and sports
  • There is unlimited cloud DVR storage available
  • Three concurrent streams and as many as six user accounts

Service Cons

  • After starting out at just $35 a month, the cost has now climbed to $65
  • There are not many local sports networks

Cast and Crew

Eric Heisserer Writer

Jo Adrian Haavind,Kristofer Hivju,Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje,Eric Christian Olsen,Kim Bubbs,Stig Henrik Hoff,Jan Gunnar Røise,Carsten Bjørnlund,Paul Braunstein,Trond Espen Seim,Michael Brown,Ole Martin Aune Nilsen,Ulrich Thomsen,Mary Elizabeth Winstead,Joel Edgerton,Jørgen Langhelle,Jonathan Walker Actor

Eric Newman,Marc Abraham Producer

J. Miles Dale ExecutiveProducer

Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. Director

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