• The Mist (2007)

The Mist

Release Date: November 21st, 2007

R |2 hr 5 min

Plot Summary

After a powerful storm damages their Maine home, David Drayton (Thomas Jane) and his young son head into town to gather food and supplies. Soon afterward, a thick fog rolls in and engulfs the town, trapping the Draytons and others in the grocery store. Terror mounts as deadly creatures reveal themselves outside, but that may be nothing compared to the threat within, where a zealot (Marcia Gay Harden) calls for a sacrifice.

Cast: Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden, Andre Braugher, Toby Jones, William Sadler, Jeffrey DeMunn, Frances Sternhagen

Director: Frank Darabont

Genres: Thriller , Science fiction , Horror

Production Co: Darkwoods Productions

Distributors: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Murder, Wife, Suspenseful, Husband, Sacrifice, 2000s, Mystery, Fall

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    What a horror film SHOULD be - dark, tense, and punctuated by just enough gore to keep the viewer's flinch reflex intact. show more

  • 50
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Less horrific than it is horribly didactic. show more

  • 88
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    Good and creepy, The Mist comes from a Stephen King novella and is more the shape, size and quality of the recent “1408,” likewise taken from a King story, than anything in the persistently fashionable charnel house inhabited by the “Saw” and “Hostel” franchises. show more

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