The Fog
The Fog (2005)

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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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 24, 2006
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19%



Critic Score: 4% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

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

Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York

Never will you wish more fervently for an Adrienne Barbeau cameo, just for old time's sake. Your prayers will be in vain.

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Anita Gates
New York Times

Mildly scary here and there.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

These studios just don't know when to quit while they're ahead.

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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader

The production values are above par, but as in Carpenter's original, seeing ghosts is less scary than imagining them.

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Christy Lemire
Associated Press

Like most remakes, The Fog is pretty unnecessary.

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Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

A boorishly bland supernatural action thriller.

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Mark Salisbury
Time Out

Yet another anaemic horror retread starring a cast of good-looking TV totty.

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R. Emmet Sweeney
Village Voice

Making concessions at every turn to the youth-horror market, the film slashes the ages of its protagonists by some 15 years, and its IQ follows suit.

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Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound

Even the geography of the film doesn't seem to make sense.

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Flixster Audience Score: 19% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
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
Anthony Lawrie
This is another 'painted by numbers' remake of a superior horror film. The back story was explored a little more which was nice but all the suspense… More
Bethany Murphy
Scary, but quite boring. Switched off once or twice and the storyline wasn't really that interesting. Good but not great!
Dean McKenna
This ghostly thriller remake is average as the leper colony ghosts were not scary. They were all see through, and instead of a giant fishing hook. There are… More
Alex roy
The fog remake totally ruined a piece of classic Horror cinema. It's curious to me why studios continue to remake classics that cannot be remade cause… More
Dead Angel
So not scary. They tried hard.

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