History Film / TheFog

5th Dec '15 1:21:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* CastingGag: Mother and daughter Janet Leigh and Creator/JamieLeeCurtis. Also ''Halloween'' co-stars Nancy Loomis and Charles Cyphers in addition to Curtis. All three interacted a lot in ''Halloween'' but are almost completely separate in this.
30th Oct '15 12:32:40 PM Sharlee
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* CondensationClue: One of the girls on the first boat to be engulfed draws a set of scales on the fogged-up window in a trance. Presumably this is to foreshadow the ghosts' desire to even the score against the town.
17th Oct '15 2:08:22 AM YT45
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* SinisterMinister: Father Malone's grandfather, who participated in the murder of the leper colony.
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* SinisterMinister: Father Malone's grandfather, who participated in the murder of the leper colony. Father Malone himself is more of a GoodShepherd.
16th Sep '15 10:30:14 AM Morgenthaler
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Vampire Invitation was renamed per TRS decision.
* MustBeInvited: If the fog can't come inside, the ghosts can't either unless you let them. [[spoiler:Of course, at the climax, the ghosts start getting impatient, as they just plain ''smash'' their way into the church and the lighthouse]]

* VampireInvitation: If the fog can't come inside, the ghosts can't either unless you let them. [[spoiler:Of course, at the climax, the ghosts start getting impatient, as they just plain ''smash'' their way into the church and the lighthouse]]
23rd May '15 3:41:24 AM SharleeD
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** The overall story is reminiscent of "Literature/TheNightWire", albeit with the news-wire FramingDevice updated to a radio show.
20th May '15 7:12:01 AM erforce
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* AttackOfTheTownFestival: Subverted as Antonio Bay's birthday festival is cancelled due to power malfunction [[spoiler: caused by the fog]].
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* AttackOfTheTownFestival: Subverted as Antonio Bay's birthday festival is cancelled due to power malfunction [[spoiler: caused by the fog]].fog.

* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Most of the main characters survive, but poor Father Malone still gets killed by the zombie/ghost pirates for something his ancestor did. May also double as a DownerEnding.]]
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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Most of the main characters survive, but poor Father Malone still gets killed by the zombie/ghost pirates lepers for something his ancestor did. May also double as a DownerEnding.]]

* EyeScream: One of the fishermen gets speared right through the eyes.
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* EyeScream: One of the fishermen gets speared stabbed right through the eyes.

* InCaseYouForgotWhoWroteIt: The opening credits call it "John Carpenter's 'The Fog'".
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* InCaseYouForgotWhoWroteIt: The opening credits call it "John Carpenter's 'The Fog'".''The Fog''".

* PeekABooCorpse: Elizabeth is sitting around on the abandoned fishing boat when the corpse of a fisherman tumbles out of the overhead compartment. * RedEyesTakeWarning: The leader of the ghosts has red glowing eyes.
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* PeekABooCorpse: Elizabeth is sitting around on in the abandoned fishing boat when the corpse of a fisherman tumbles out of the overhead compartment. * RedEyesTakeWarning: The leader of the ghosts has red glowing eyes.compartment.

** Mr. Machen is an homage to fantasy writer Arthur Machen (mispronounced, mind you). There are Lovecraft references in the place names "Arkham Reef" and "Whateley." Nick Castle is named for the regular Carpenter collaborator who played Michael Myers the first time out.
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** Mr. Machen is an homage to fantasy writer Arthur Machen (mispronounced, mind you). ** There are Lovecraft Creator/HPLovecraft references in the place names "Arkham Reef" and "Whateley." " ** Nick Castle is named for the regular Carpenter collaborator who played Michael Myers in ''Film/{{Halloween 1978}}''. ** A place called Bodega Bay is mentioned, which was the first time out.name of the setting of Creator/AlfredHitchcock's ''Film/TheBirds''. * SinisterMinister: Father Malone's grandfather, who participated in the murder of the leper colony.

* SinisterMinister: Father Malone's grandfather who participated in the murder of the leper colony.
20th May '15 12:19:26 AM erforce
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->''"To the ships at sea who can hear my voice, look across the water, into the darkness. Look for the fog."'' -->-- '''Stevie'''

* FiveFiveFive: The call number to Stevie's radio station.

** [[spoiler:In the remake Elizabeth Williams, played by Maggie Grace, is revealed to be the reincarnation of the woman Blake loved when he was alive, and she becomes her ancestor at the end and disappears into the fog with Blake while her lover Nick, played by Tom Welling, can only watch in horror. He lives on with all the other survivors, but the woman ''he'' loved is gone.]]

** [[spoiler:In * CutPhoneLines: Just as the remake Elizabeth Williams, played by Maggie Grace, sheriff is revealed to be calling Stevie on her request, a pillar of fog climbs up a telephone pole and breaks off the reincarnation of the woman Blake loved when he was alive, and she becomes her ancestor at the end and disappears into the fog with Blake while her lover Nick, played by Tom Welling, can only watch in horror. He lives on with all the other survivors, but the woman ''he'' loved is gone.]]cables.

* FiveFiveFive: The call number to Stevie's radio station.

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* FiveFiveFive: RedEyesTakeWarning: The call number to Stevie's radio station.leader of the ghosts has red glowing eyes.

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!!The remake has examples of: * FiveFiveFive: The call number BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Elizabeth Williams, played by Maggie Grace, is revealed to Stevie's radio station.be the reincarnation of the woman Blake loved when he was alive, and she becomes her ancestor at the end and disappears into the fog with Blake while her lover Nick, played by Tom Welling, can only watch in horror. He lives on with all the other survivors, but the woman ''he'' loved is gone.]]
14th May '15 12:45:42 AM Mdumas43073
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The small coastal northern California town of Antonio Bay is about to celebrate its 100th anniversary. Among the denizens of Antonio Bay are Stevie Wayne (Barbeau), who runs her own radio station, and Kathy Williams (Leigh), who is in charge of the centennial celebrations. New in town is Elizabeth Solley (Curtis), an aspiring artist who has hitchhiked from Santa Barbara. Everything seems peaceful in Antonio Bay, but on the night of the ceremony, a mysterious fog rolls in... and the fog wants victims...
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The small coastal northern California town of Antonio Bay is about to celebrate its 100th anniversary. Among the town's denizens of Antonio Bay are Stevie Wayne (Barbeau), who runs her own radio station, and Kathy Williams (Leigh), who is in charge of the centennial celebrations. New in town is Elizabeth Solley (Curtis), an aspiring artist who has hitchhiked from Santa Barbara. Everything seems peaceful in Antonio Bay, but on the night of the ceremony, a mysterious fog rolls in... and the fog wants victims...
14th May '15 12:45:19 AM Mdumas43073
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The small coastal Californian town of Antonio Bay is about to celebrate its 100th anniversary. Among the denizens of Antonio Bay are Stevie Wayne (Barbeau), who runs her own radio station, and Kathy Williams (Leigh), who is in charge of the centennial celebrations. New in town is Elizabeth Solley (Curtis), an aspiring artist who has hitchhiked from Santa Barbara. Everything seems peaceful in Antonio Bay, but on the night of the ceremony, a mysterious fog rolls in... and the fog wants victims...
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The small coastal Californian northern California town of Antonio Bay is about to celebrate its 100th anniversary. Among the denizens of Antonio Bay are Stevie Wayne (Barbeau), who runs her own radio station, and Kathy Williams (Leigh), who is in charge of the centennial celebrations. New in town is Elizabeth Solley (Curtis), an aspiring artist who has hitchhiked from Santa Barbara. Everything seems peaceful in Antonio Bay, but on the night of the ceremony, a mysterious fog rolls in... and the fog wants victims...
14th May '15 12:44:16 AM Mdumas43073
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'''''The Fog''''' is a 1980 movie by Creator/JohnCarpenter, his first feature after [[Film/{{Halloween 1978}} a certain film]], starring Adrienne Barbeau, Creator/JamieLeeCurtis and her mother, [[Film/{{Psycho}} Janet Leigh]], Nancy Loomis, John Houseman and others.
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'''''The Fog''''' is a 1980 movie horror film by Creator/JohnCarpenter, his Creator/JohnCarpenter (his first feature after [[Film/{{Halloween 1978}} a certain film]], other horror film]],) starring Adrienne Barbeau, Creator/JamieLeeCurtis and her mother, [[Film/{{Psycho}} Janet Leigh]], Nancy Loomis, John Houseman and others.
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