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Based on 16 Reviews
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  • 25
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    The fog also does something genuinely eerie: It causes everyone in the cast to deliver dreadful performances and display inappropriate reactions when their friends are drowned, burned, stabbed or thrown into glass display cases. show more

  • 40
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Director Rupert Wainwright fails to bring any style to the material, not producing a fraction of the suspense or wit generated by Carpenter in the original even while working with a far lesser budget. show more

  • 50
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    This new Fog floats in on the fumes of the 1980 John Carpenter original, but the surprise is that it's arguably better. show more

  • 38
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    If the characters were more interesting, the long, long buildup to their night of ghostly reckoning might be suspenseful rather than tedious. show more

  • 38
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Most of The Fog will seem drearily perfunctory even to those viewers who don't know Carpenter's version, which itself emulated the elegant gloom of Val Lewton's horror pics of the 1940s. show more

  • 25
    New York Post

    I was held in suspense throughout The Fog, aching to learn the answer to its central riddle: Why would any one remake such a crummy movie? show more

  • 10
    Film Threat

    It's too mediocre (and PG-13) to be classified as a horror film, too inane to be taken seriously and too uninteresting to be bothered with. show more

  • NA
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    Such a monumentally bad remake of such an exceptionally chilling genre favorite. show more

  • 16
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    Selma Blair, the one vibrant actress in a cast of colorless screamers (including Tom Welling from Smallville and Maggie Grace from Lost), takes Adrienne Barbeau's old role. show more

  • 50
    Keith Phipps The A.V. Club

    It's virtually indiscernible from any other contemporary horror film except for, well, the fog. show more

  • September 23, 2013 kbm777film
    Report This User

    Don\'t waste your time on this one. It was laughable.

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