• R, 2 hr. 5 min.
  • Horror
  • Directed By:
    Frank Darabont
    In Theaters:
    Nov 21, 2007 Wide
    On DVD:
    Mar 18, 2008
  • The Weinstein Company
  • The Mist
    2 minutes 23 seconds
    Added: May 9, 2008


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The Mist Reviews

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Ali Gray

The Mist is a creature feature in which the monsters are almost incidental, but the panic and fear-mongering that comes with the territory is what ultimately causes the most chaos.

Full Review Source: TheShiznit.co.uk | Original Score: 4/5

October 14, 2012
Joshua Starnes

The Mist has a lot of the elements to be one of the great horror films, but it never quite puts it all together. It's still very good, but a few missteps keep it from ever being more than that.

Full Review Source: ComingSoon.net | Original Score: 7/10

March 30, 2011
Nick Rogers

The black-and-white version's stark contrasts give greater claustrophobic force to the fragility of civilization when ideology grows as deadly as any marauding beasts. Prepare also to be knocked cold and gut-kicked for good measure by its ending.

Full Review Source: Suite101.com | Original Score: 4/4

September 23, 2010
Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

Writer-director Frank Darabont had skillfully translated the human drama of Stephen King's work in The Green Mile and The Shawshank Redemption , but he seems hopelessly lost in The Mist.

Full Review Source: Georgia Straight | Original Score: 2.5/5

July 7, 2010
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

The Mist paints [its] divides starkly -- perhaps a bit too much so -- but combined with its spooks and gore, it makes for effective, smart entertainment.

Full Review Source: Window to the Movies | Original Score: 7/10

October 30, 2009

The Mist divides those who want cheap escapist thrills from those who like their horror with real heart, brains, and courage.

Full Review Source: Dread Central | Original Score: 5/5

September 19, 2009
Fernando F. Croce

A refreshing bummer

Full Review Source: CinePassion

August 27, 2009
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Acerta ao compreender a natureza do texto original, que empregava o terror como uma mera ferramenta para analisar o comportamento de seus personagens e os dilemas morais e religiosos que os impelem uns contra os outros.

Full Review Source: Cinema em Cena | Original Score: 4/5

August 29, 2008
Steve Biodrowski

Somewhere along the way, [director Frank] Darabont just got lost in the fog, and he never found his way out.

Full Review Source: ESplatter

July 15, 2008
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Unusually dark and gritty, with ace B-movie writing and direction from Darabont and a collection of full-on performances from a gifted cast.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 4/5

July 3, 2008
Anton Bitel

Like Shyamalan's Signs but without the salvationist coda, The Mist is a bleak look at what happens when faith, hope and charity have all got lost in the fog.

Full Review Source: musicOMH.com

July 1, 2008
Lucius Gore

This is a flawless horror movie.

Full Review Source: ESplatter | Original Score: 4/4

June 21, 2008
Kevin McCarthy

Wait until you see the end of this film! It was one of the most horrific endings I have ever seen.

Full Review Source: WJFK-FM (CBS Radio) | Original Score: 5/5

May 24, 2008
Rossiter Drake
San Francisco Examiner

'The Mist is a classic monster movie turned morality play, and for a while it works on both counts.

| Original Score: 3/4

April 9, 2008
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

Both a gory monster movie and a Twilight Zone-styled morality play on mob mentality and religion run amok. [DVD review]

| Original Score: 3/4

March 25, 2008
Rob Humanick
Projection Booth

A great achievement in many ways, Darabont's biggest misstep is his final submission to the road more traveled.

Full Review Source: Projection Booth | Original Score: B

March 24, 2008
Prairie Miller

A horde of plus size nuclear bugs stops by to shoplift and chow down on some take-out humans, favoring their homo sapien dinner fare feisty and playing hard to get, and never bothering to stop at the cash register.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze

March 23, 2008

the ending is black but the film is great

Full Review Source: sbs.is | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 11, 2008
Brandon Fibbs
Colorado Springs Gazette

Whereas King's short story ends ambiguously, Darabont has fashioned a denouement that just may be the most nihilistic I have ever witnessed in a film.

Full Review Source: Colorado Springs Gazette | Original Score: 7/10

February 28, 2008
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

With all due respect to Stephen King and Frank Darabond, military experiments as a cause for science fictioned creatures is yawningly unoriginal. But go see The Mist, just for Marcia Gay Harden's amazing, chillingly accurate portrayal

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

February 2, 2008
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