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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, and it's inhabitants tries to learn a dark secret to their town's history in order to stop it.

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Machen (as Rnelsonbrown)
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Founding Father Patrick Malone
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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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fog | island | fishing | journal | oregon | See All (131) »

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

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

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CAD 826,490 (Canada) (16 October 2005)

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$29,511,112 (USA) (20 November 2005)
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When the remake was announced, rumors circulated the Internet that Charisma Carpenter had been cast as Stevie Wayne and Jessica Biel as Elizabeth. Later reports stated Carpenter was deemed too old for Stevie Wayne and Biel simply did not want to do any more horror films. Similarly, reliable websites announced that Chris Isaak had signed on to play Nick Castle, which was completely untrue as the character was rewritten to be in his mid-twenties. See more »

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Tom Malone's stunt double is clearly visible when he's being attacked on the church. The stunt man wears a wig that proves to be unsuited for the character who is slightly bald while the wig has longer hair when he moves. See more »

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Nick Castle: Holy shit.
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In loving memory Debra Hill See more »

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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Curse of the Cannibal Confederates (2010) See more »

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Sugar, We're Goin' Down
Written by Pete Wentz (as Peter Wentz), Patrick Stump, Joseph 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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The WORST!
17 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The worst movie I have ever seen (so far)! It deserves a "1," but I'm saving "1" for the movies they make when I'm 70 years old.

I wasn't expecting much but I thought "at least it will have a few scary parts to grab me." WRONG! As far as I could tell NO ONE in the theatre was scared ONCE -- not even those teen girl screamers that are always at horror flicks. I think everyone was CONFUSED, not scared -- Why the two love interests for Nick? Why was Elizabeth envisioning the past? Why did no one comment on the one guy's face ROTTING? Why did no one care the priest was drunk all the time? Why did it matter that the statue was made incorrectly? Why did the ghosts resort to using GRAFFITI? (and why did they use what looked like paint?)

WHY? WHY? WHY DID I PAY MONEY TO SEE THIS? Instead of paying for this, ask an eight-year-old, heck, make it a seven-year old to tell you a scary story. I GUARANTEE he or she will come up with a better plot, more realistic characters, and scarier scenes than this piece of garbage!


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