The Thing may refer to:

* ''Film/TheThingFromAnotherWorld'', the original 1951 film adapted from the novel ''Literature/WhoGoesThere''
* ''[[Film/TheThing1982 The Thing]]'', a 1982 horror film that was also adapted from ''Literature/WhoGoesThere''
** ''[[Film/TheThing2011 The Thing]]'', a 2011 horror film which is a prequel to the 1982 film.
** ''VideoGame/TheThing'', a video game sequel to the 1982 film.
** ''ComicBook/TheThingFromAnotherWorld'', the comicbook continuation of the 1982 film.
* The Thing, member of the Creator/MarvelComics superhero team ComicBook/FantasticFour.