Quiz: How Much Do You Know About John Carpenter’s The Thing?

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.

Looking for more quizzes? Test your knowledge on John Carpenter’s Halloween, Friday the 13th, and the Child’s Play now.

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    • Hey there, thanks for your comment! The question reads “Which of the following is NOT one of the firsts?” so the answer is correct in that The Thing was not John Carpenter and Kurt Russell’s first movie together!

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