• The Fog (2005)

The Fog

Release Date: October 14th, 2005

DVD Release Date: January 24th, 2006

PG-13 |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

The prosperous town of Antonio Bay, Ore., is born in blood, as the town's founders get their money by murdering a colony of lepers. But the truth of what they did is concealed from subsequent generations. More than 100 years later, Elizabeth Williams (Maggie Grace), whose family lives in Antonio Bay, returns just as a statue in tribute to the founders is to be unveiled. When a mysterious fog rolls in, Elizabeth and her boyfriend (Tom Welling) soon discover it has vengeful supernatural powers.

Cast: Tom Welling, Maggie Grace, Selma Blair, DeRay Davis, Kenneth Welsh, Adrian Hough, Sara Botsford, Rade Serbedzija

Director: Rupert Wainwright

Genres: Thriller , Horror

Production Co: Revolution Studios

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: 2000s , Love triangle , Survival , Friend , Escape ,

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Ty BurrBoston 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

  • 40
    Frank ScheckThe 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

  • 38
    Maitland McDonaghTV Guide Magazine

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

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