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The Fog (2005)

PG-13 | | Horror | 14 October 2005 (USA)
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.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Nick Castle
... Elizabeth Williams
... Stevie Wayne
... Spooner
... Tom Malone
... Father Malone
... Kathy Williams
... Andy Wayne
... Aunt Connie
... Dan The Weatherman
... Machen (as Rnelsonbrown)
... Founding Father Patrick Malone
... Founding Father David Williams (as Douglas H. Arthurs)
Yves Cameron ... Founding Father Richard Wayne
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 »

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

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14 October 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Terror en la niebla  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,752,917, 16 October 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$29,511,112, 20 November 2005
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2.35 : 1
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During early development, Julia Stiles expressed interest in the role of Elizabeth. The screenplay was subsequently tailored, the character matured, and the role expanded. When Stiles did not come aboard, Maggie Grace was immediately cast, and the character of Elizabeth was rewritten to be younger and more innocent than in previous drafts. See more »

Goofs

When Elizabeth comes out onto Nick's porch, the fish-hook wind chimes alternate between swinging and dead-still. See more »

Quotes

Father Malone: We're the children of murderers. All of us. Wayne, Castle, Williams, Malone...
Kathy Williams: But we haven't done anything.
Spooner: Yeah, keep my father out of this. We from Chicago.
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In loving memory Debra Hill See more »

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Referenced in The Big C: You Can't Take It with You (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Invincible
Written by Damian Kulash (as Damian Kulash, Jr.)
Performed by OK Go
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
(Played before the hairbrush caught fire at the radio station)
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Lousy in every way...
16 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

The Plot?...completely lousy The acting?...HORRIFIC. The main actress was truly getting on my nerves... WE did not get to identify with any of the characters as many of them were completely pointless throughout the movie...I was actually hoping they would all die. Nothing really made sense and everything just happened so fast yet it seemed like it was never going to end. The ending was almost ridiculous and completely senseless (more so than the rest of the movie) I have never seen the first movie but if it's as bad as this one, I am glad I did not waste my time. This was dreadful and painful to watch... by far the worst movie I have seen so far. I've never seen so many people walk out of a movie theater. This movie should have not been released in theaters...or DVD for that matter... What a waste!


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