35 years ago on June 24th, John Carpenter released his cult classic The Thing on an unsuspecting audience. Surprisingly, the critical and box office reception was less than stellar. It was panned for its over the over-the-top gore and bleak tone, aspects of the film that make it so well loved today and rank it among the greatest horror movies. In celebration, test your knowledge of behind-the-scenes trivia from this beloved film.
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