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  • Extras:
    DISC ONE
    * The Film
    Audio Commentary with director of photography Dean Cundey
    Audio Commentary with co-producer Stuart Cohen
    Audio Commentary with director John Carpenter and actor Kurt Russell
    "Still Galleries" slideshows (HD, 16:46 in total):
    - Behind The Scenes (4:47)
    - Lobby Cards and Press Still (4:18)
    - Programs (1:44)
    - Posters (1:59)
    - Storyboards (2:34)
    - Production Artwork (1:24)
    2 Theatrical Trailers (HD, 3:27)
    German Theatrical Trailer (HD, 1:47)
    Teaser Trailer (HD, 1:22)
    TV Spots (HD, 1:35)
    Radio Spots (HD, 2:27)

    DISC TWO
    * The Film (Network TV Broadcast Version) (1.33:1 SD)
    "Requiem for a Shape Shifter" interview with director John Carpenter (HD, 28:39)
    "The Men of Outpost 31" documentary (HD, 51:14)
    "Assembling And Assimilation" interview with editor Todd Ramsay (HD, 11:09)
    "Behind the Chameleon" featurette (HD, 25:26)
    "Sounds From the Cold" interviews with supervising sound editor David Lewis Yewdall and special sound effects designer Alan Howarth (HD, 14:53)
    "Between the Lines" interview with novelization author Alan Dean Foster (HD, 15:58)
    "The Art of Mike Ploog" photo slideshow (HD, 12:21)
    "Back Into the Cold: A Return to the Shooting Locations of The Thing" photo slideshow narrated by Todd Cameron Of Outpost31.com (HD, 11:16)
    Outtakes (SD, 5:19)
    "John Carpenter's The Thing: Terror Takes Shape" documentary (SD, 84:03)
    Vintage Featurettes from the Electronic Press Kit (SD, 13:20)
    Vintage Product Reel (SD, 19:38)
    Vintage Behind-The-Scenes Footage (SD, 2:02)
    Annotated Production Archive (SD, 54:12)
    "The Making of a Chilling Tale" vintage featurette (SD, 5:14)
    "The Making of The Thing" vintage featurette (SD, 9:20)
  • Subtitles:
    English HoH
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Picture Format:
    1080p 24fps AVC MPEG-4
  • Soundtrack(s):
    English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
    English DTS-HD Master Audio 4.1
    English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Stereo
  • Case type:
    2-Disc Keep Case
  • Notes:
    The theatrical version features a 2K scan from the interpositive supervised and approved by Dean Cundey.
    Comes with a slipcase and reversible cover art.
    Limited to 1,000 copies and if ordered on the Shout! Factory website, you'll receive another slipcase, 2 18" x 24" posters of the new commissioned art and also received it three weeks early of the release date.
    If pre-ordered on the Shout! Factory website, you'll receive a 18" x 24" poster plus receive it two weeks early of the release date.

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  • Commentaries:
    Audio Commentary with director John Carpenter and actor Kurt Russell
  • Extras:
    "U-Control" feature: Picture-in-Picture commentary (featuring the "John Carpenter's The Thing: Terror Takes Shape" documentary (83:56)
  • Subtitles:
    English HoH, French, and Spanish
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Picture Format:
    1080p 24fps AVC MPEG-4
  • Soundtrack(s):
    English DTS-HD Master 5.1 (48kHz/16-bit)
    French DTS 5.1
  • Case type:
    Keep Case

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  • Commentaries:
    Audio Commentary with Mike White, Patrick Bromley and El Goro
    Audio Commentary with director John Carpenter and actor Kurt Russell
  • Extras:
    * The Film
    "Who Goes There? In Search of The Thing" documentary (77:47)
    "1982: One Amazing Summer!" documentary (27:20)
    "John Carpenter's The Thing: Terror Takes Shape" documentary (SD, 84:00)
    “NoThing Left Unsaid: 35th Anniversary Celebration Texas Frightmare” featurette (55:08)
    "The Thing 27,000 Hours" short (with optional commentary by fans of The Thing) (6:01)
    Fans of The Thing:
    - "Outpost #31: History and Impact of the Fans" featurette (15:42)
    - "We've Found Something in the Ice: A Fan’s Journey" featurette (5:38)
    - "The Thing Tribute Artwork" slideshow (0:24)
    Production Archive:
    - Production Bacground Archive (30 text pages & images)
    - Cast Production Photographs (15 text pages & images)
    - Production Art and Storyboards (53 text pages & images)
    - Location Design (69 text pages & images)
    - Production Archives (62 text pages & images)
    - The Saucer (2:22) (full motion & frame by frame options offered)
    - The Blairmonster (1:00) (full motion & frame by frame options offered)
    - Outtakes (4:08) (full motion & frame by frame options offered)
    - Post Production (29 text pages & images)
    Theatrical Trailer (1:58)
  • Subtitles:
    English HoH
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Picture Format:
    1080p 24fps AVC MPEG-4
  • Soundtrack(s):
    English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
    English DTS-HD Master Audio 4.1
    English LPCM 2.0 Stereo
  • Case type:
    Keep Case
  • Notes:
    Features a restoration from a 4K scan of the original negative, supervised and approved by director John Carpenter and director of photography Dean Cundey.
    Comes with a reversible sleeve.
    Also available:
    -as a limited edition featuring a poster, lobby cards, and a book containing new writing on the film.
    - in steelbook packaging.

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