The movie The Fog (1980) is a supernatural horror film directed by John Carpenter. The story takes place in the coastal town of Antonio Bay, California, where a strange and glowing fog rolls in exactly 100 years after a shipwreck that resulted in the deaths of the ship’s passengers. As the fog envelops the town, it brings with it vengeful ghosts seeking revenge for their tragic fate.
The movie The Fog (1980) follows a group of townspeople, including radio DJ Stevie Wayne, played by Adrienne Barbeau, and hitchhiker Elizabeth Solley, played by Jamie Lee Curtis, as they try to survive the supernatural terror unleashed by the fog.
The movie The Fog (1980) and its chilling visuals and effective use of practical effects contribute to its enduring popularity in the horror genre.
- Adrienne Barbeau as Stevie Wayne
- Jamie Lee Curtis as Elizabeth Solley
- Janet Leigh as Kathy Williams
- John Houseman as Mr. Machen
- Tom Atkins as Nick Castle
- The Fog (1980) was filmed in California, primarily in and around Point Reyes, Bodega Bay, and Inverness.
- The film was released on February 8, 1980, and received mixed reviews from critics upon its release.
- The Fog (1980) marked the second collaboration between director John Carpenter and actress Jamie Lee Curtis, following their success with Halloween (1978).