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The Fog (1980)

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Strange things begin to occurs as a tiny California coastal town prepares to commemorate its centenary. Inanimate objects spring eerily to life; Rev. Malone stumbles upon a dark secret about the town's founding; radio announcer Stevie witnesses a mystical fire; and hitchhiker Elizabeth discovers the mutilated corpse of a fisherman. Then a mysterious iridescent fog descends upon the village, and more people start to die.
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Meredith Morgenstern
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Jamie Lee Curtis and John Carpenter are well-known for pairing up in the genre-changing 1978 film Halloween, but The Fog has an impressive pedigree. In addition to Curtis, the movie stars Carpenter’s longtime muse and wife Adrienne Barbeau and Curtis’s mother, Psycho legend Janet Leigh. Take a second and let that all that star power wash over you like a thick fog rolling into town. Read more here: medium.com/incluvie/women-in-classic-horror-the-fog-cd4ab4246e08?source=friends_link&sk=970931ccf1c46d8b8a83302602813440

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Strange things begin to occurs as a tiny California coastal town prepares to commemorate its centenary. Inanimate objects spring eerily to life; Rev. Malone stumbles upon a dark secret about the town's founding; radio announcer Stevie witnesses a mystical fire; and hitchhiker Elizabeth discovers the mutilated corpse of a fisherman. Then a mysterious iridescent fog descends upon the village, and more people start to die.

Rating:R
Genre:Horror
Directed By:John Carpenter
Written By:Debra Hill, John Carpenter
In Theaters:2/8/1980
Box Office:$21,378,361
Runtime:89 minutes
Studio:AVCO Embassy Pictures, EDI, Debra Hill Productions

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