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The Fog (2005)

PG-13 | | Horror, Mystery | 14 October 2005 (USA)
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A thick mist full of vengeful spirits haunts a prosperous island town off the coast of Oregon, as its inhabitants try to learn their town's dark secret in order to stop it.

Director:

Rupert Wainwright

Writers:

Cooper Layne (screenplay), John Carpenter | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Welling ... Nick Castle
Maggie Grace ... Elizabeth Williams
Selma Blair ... Stevie Wayne
DeRay Davis ... Spooner
Kenneth Welsh ... Tom Malone
Adrian Hough ... Father Malone
Sara Botsford ... Kathy Williams
Cole Heppell ... Andy Wayne
Mary Black ... Aunt Connie
Jonathon Young ... Dan The Weatherman
R. Nelson Brown ... Machen (as Rnelsonbrown)
Christian Bocher ... Founding Father Patrick Malone
Douglas Arthurs ... Founding Father David Williams (as Douglas H. Arthurs)
Yves Cameron Yves Cameron ... Founding Father Richard Wayne
Charles Andre Charles Andre ... Founding Father Norman Castle (as Charles André)
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The inhabitants of Antonio Island, off the coast of Oregon, are about to unveil a statue honoring the four men (Castle, Wayne, Williams and Malone) who founded their town in 1871. Nick Castle is one of the descendants of the men, and owns a fishing charter company, using his vessel, the Seagrass, for tourism. When his girlfriend Elizabeth Williams returns to the island after spending six months in New York, a bizarre series of events begin to occur, including several gruesome deaths and the presence of a mysterious fog. When Elizabeth slips in Nick's boathouse and falls into the sea, she finds an old journal from 1871, written by Patrick Malone, one of the town's founders. It tells how a man named Blake bought half the island for use as a leper colony. While bringing his people to Antonio Island in their clipper ship, the Elizabeth Dane, Blake is betrayed by Castle, Wayne, Williams and Malone. The four men locked Blake and his people in the vessel, stole their money and possessions, ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Their PAST Has Come Back To HAUNT THEM See more »

Genres:

Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, disturbing images and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Fergie (vocalist Fergie of The Black Eyed Peas) was attached to play Stevie Wayne before a last-minute conflict prevented her contract from closing. See more »

Goofs

Spooner suddenly reappears in the church where a few people are reunited to escape the fog, and among the people there's Tom Malone, who a few scenes earlier had asked for the arrest of Spooner after the deaths on the boat. Yet when Spooner enters the place, Tom isn't worried about his presence neither says anything to the guy. See more »

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Nick Castle: Holy shit.
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Alternate Versions

Theatrical version 100 min. and unrated version 103 min. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Sugar, We're Goin' Down
Written by Pete Wentz (as Peter Wentz), Patrick Stump, Joe Trohman and Andrew Hurley
Performed by Fall Out Boy
Courtesy of the Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Avoid this movie at all costs.
17 October 2005 | by war_cat2See all my reviews

I saw this opening night and let me tell you. The first hour is so bad that at least a half dozen people got up and left. The lady behind me puked half way thru the movie as well (I think because the movie made her nauseous). The last 1/2 hr does have some cool cinematography but not enough to save the film from the horrible creation it is. Bad acting, horrible script writing, stereo- typical characters with less than 1-dimension. Leave well enough alone (the 1980 original). ___SPOILER BELOW____ The best (funniest) part of the film comes when the lead lady watches a videotaped segment of some murders and we see the hilarious reaction of guy who hid in the freezer. "Just chillin'" he was. :-)

We also get an infamous horrible script writing one-liner "What's going on here?".... see if you can spot it.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,752,917, 16 October 2005

Gross USA:

$29,550,869

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,201,432
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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