* Oh boy where do we start? Here's some [[http://aliens.wikia.com/wiki/Creatures_of_the_Mist images]] and the [[http://io9.com/5030140/the-mists-true-horror-exists-only-in-bernie-wrightsons-mind concept art.]]
** The Mantis monster from the [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment Big Lipped Aligator Moment]] entry.
* Ms. Carmody. This lady has no supernatural powers, no extraordinary abilities of any kind, but she has an army of frightened, terrified people who will do whatever she says. If you tick her off, or disagree with what she believes, she will ''destroy you''. [[HumansAreTheRealMonsters She's arguably the scariest monster in the movie]].
* Any gamer might understand just how frightening it is when they find out it was one of the inspirations for both ''Franchise/SilentHill'' and ''VideoGame/HalfLife1''.
* The description of the way things look after they leave the store. It's like Lovecraft decided to rise from the grave and possess King when he wrote that part.
* The tentacles. And [[FridgeHorror whatever they were attached to]].
* The DownerEnding, in a very AdultFear kind of way. Imagine if you had to do that in order to save your child from an even worse fate? [[spoiler: Only to find out they could've been saved.]]
* There's a webbed up corpse in a school bus. What happened to everybody else that was on it?
* The Colossal Beast is as terrifying as it is beautiful. Essentially a Lovecraftian sauropod, this thing is so massive that the ground shakes with each of its individual footsteps. Fortunately, it doesn't seem to be interested in attacking anyone.
* One bit from the first episode of the TV series will give you a chill; after the Mist moves in, the store hears a lady shriek outside. One woman goes to the front window to see, and it turns out it's a woman ''who has had her entire jaw ripped off'', and can't do anything but scream helplessly before she's dragged back into the Mist by ''something''. Although that also happens to be Mrs. Carmody, so there's a plus.