The Fog

Synopsis: As the centennial of the small town of Antonio Bay, California approaches, paranormal activity begins to occur at midnight. 100 years ago, the wealthy leper Blake bought the clipper ship Elizabeth Dane and sailed with his people to form a leper colony. However, while sailing through a thick fog, they were deliberately misguided by a campfire onshore, steering the course of the ship toward the light and crashing it against the rocks. While the town's residents prepare to celebrate, the victims of this heinous crime that the town's founders committed rise from the sea to claim retribution. Under cover of the ominous glowing fog, they carry out their vicious attacks, searching for what is rightly theirs.
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Director(s): John Carpenter
Production: AVCO Embassy Pictures
  1 win & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
89 min

- Around until about 1 o'clock.

I'm high tonight in the KAB lighthouse

on Spivey Point.

In case you've forgotten, it's April 21st

and a happy birthday for Antonio Bay.

There's a celebration planned for tonight.

So if you're so excited about it

you can't sleep,

well, stay up with me

and I'll figure out some way

to keep you occupied.

Or not.

- KAB.

- Hi, sweetheart.

Hi, Dan, what have you got?

Are you lonely?

Is there anything I can do about it?

Never lonely.

I thought you finished at eight.

I changed shifts so I can make it

to the party.

Will you be there?

Until I can talk someone into giving up

city life for Antonio Bay, I'm it.

- And it means day and night.

- Too much work.

That's what I get for owning a station.

Tell me why you called,

or in 15 seconds I'm gonna hang up.

- You want something to talk about?

- Anything.

I've got a position on a trawler

about 15 miles out

called the Sea Grass.

I've got something on my scope -

appears to be a fog bank.

It's about 25 miles out

and moving in their direction.

Thanks. That's worth about ten seconds.

I'm on the air. Bye.

Ahoy, mateys. This is KAB, Antonio Bay.

Stevie Wayne here,

beaming a signal across the sea.

For the men in the Sea Grass,

15 miles out tonight,

a warm hello and keep a watch out

for that fog bank,

heading in from the east.

In the meantime, relax with me

while I play this song

from the Coupe De Villes

dedicated just to you.

Boy, would I like to meet her.

I saw her at a grocery store.

You would like to meet her.

She's crazy. There's no fog bank out there.

- What do you know about her?

- She owns that lighthouse.

- I know.

- Her son plays little league.

- She's a mother?

- I thought you were happily married.

- Not that happy.

- No fog bank out there.

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John Carpenter

John Howard Carpenter (born January 16, 1948) is an American filmmaker, screenwriter, musician, and composer. Although Carpenter has worked with various film genres, he is associated most commonly with horror, action and science fiction films of the 1970s and 1980s.Most films of Carpenter's career were initially commercial and critical failures, with the notable exceptions of Halloween (1978), The Fog (1980), Escape from New York (1981), and Starman (1984). However, many of Carpenter's films from the 1970s and the 1980s have come to be considered as cult classics, and he has been acknowledged as an influential filmmaker. The cult classics that Carpenter has directed include Dark Star (1974), Assault on Precinct 13 (1976), The Thing (1982), Christine (1983), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Prince of Darkness (1987), They Live (1988), and In the Mouth of Madness (1995). He returned to the Halloween franchise as both composer and executive producer for the horror sequel Halloween (2018). Carpenter is also notable for having composed or co-composed most of his films' music; some of them are now well-known, with the main theme of Halloween being considered a part of popular culture. He won a Saturn Award for Best Music for the film Vampires (1998). Carpenter has released three studio albums, titled Lost Themes (2015), Lost Themes II (2016), and Anthology: Movie Themes 1974–1998 (2017). more…

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