The Fog


The Fog

Critics Consensus

The Fog is a so-so remake of a so-so movie, lacking scares, suspense or originality.



Total Count: 70


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A thick fog enshrouds a coastal town. The fog is reminiscent of one 100 years earlier that wrecked a ship and drowned the seamen aboard. Sure enough, the sailors are back and out to kill whomever they find.

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Tom Welling
as Nick Castle
Maggie Grace
as Elizabeth Williams
Selma Blair
as Stevie Wayne
Kenneth Welsh
as Tom Malone
Adrian Hough
as Father Malone
DeRay Davis
as Spooner
Sara Botsford
as Kathy Williams
Cole Heppell
as Andy Wayne
Mary Black
as Aunt Connie
Jonathon Young
as Dan The Weatherman
Christian Bocher
as Founding Father Malone
Douglas H. Arthurs
as Founding Father Williams
Yves Cameron
as Founding Father Wayne
Charles Andre
as Founding Father Castle
Rade Serbedzija
as Captain Blake
Meghan Heffern
as Brandi/Jennifer
Alex Bruhanski
as Uncle Hank
Dan Shea
as Fisherman
Rick Pearce
as Fisherman
Robert Harper
as Mr. Latham
Eric Breker
as Sheriff's Deputy
Stefan Arngrim
as Blake's Compadre
Steven Cree Molison
as Local Fisherman
Bonnie Panych
as Fisherman's Wife
Sherri McLean
as Grieving Woman
Xantha Radley
as Woman in Hold
Tatiana Szalay
as Woman in Hold
John B. Destry
as Man in Hold
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Audience Reviews for The Fog

  • Mar 16, 2019
    Oh man this was so bad. Like this was so bad. Part of me is afraid to go back and check out the original now, but the rest of me feels safe in the knowledge that it couldn't possibly be worse... I mean it couldn't, right? ...Right?
    Gimly M Super Reviewer
  • Jan 18, 2013
    Better than the Original one.
    NaWie M Super Reviewer
  • Oct 10, 2012
    The second remake in the same year for some of Carpenter's old classics and it doesn't seem like a lesson was learnt. The age old saying of less is more goes begging yet again folks. This glossy remake simply offers nothing that the original doesn't offer in a better way. There are no real thrills, chills or scares anyway in this extremely poor remake. Not to say that the original was really scary, it wasn't, but it had great atmosphere and more importantly was for an older audience. Yep you guessed it, this overly long remake is a PG-13 cert...oh good grief. The plot is of course nothing terribly scary, an old spooky sea yarn, but at least try for some genuine thrills and a creepy atmosphere. All you get is a pretty blonde boring teen screaming a lot, a token black guy, long drawn out effects which don't add anything and worse fog effects than the original! Some of the effects are nice admittedly but they aren't really needed, its like the plot, it just delves way too deep and goes on too long when it doesn't have to. A typical effect that shows the over the top nature of the production is the tsunami looking wave of fog that approaches the 'Seagrass'. Despite the plot being too long it still manages to not make a huge amount of sense right at the end. The ghost effects at the end are also laughable. A complete and utter mistake for all involved, could have been decent if made correctly but it wasn't. Devoid of anything remotely interesting or even slightly scary or spooky.
    Phil H Super Reviewer
  • Jun 23, 2011
    Scary, but quite boring. Switched off once or twice and the storyline wasn't really that interesting. Good but not great!
    Bethany M Super Reviewer

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