The Mist Image
Metascore
58

Mixed or average reviews - based on 29 Critics

User Score
6.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 265 Ratings

Summary: Everyone thought of it as a harmless lightning storm. When Dave Drayton notices a strange mist on the lake, he thinks nothing of it. When his son, Billy Drayton, his neighbor Brent Norton, and himself travel to the supermarket, the unthinkable happens. On their way to the market, they see the army, the firefighters, and the police, heading toward the mist. When he sees this Brent mentions something about "Project Arrowhead", a secret military plan that no one knows about. As they are shopping, they see three army men walk in, just to pick up a few things then head toward the mist. All eighty of the store's shoppers had no clue what was going on until an old man runs in the market with a bloody nose and declares "Something in the mist!" He tells them to close the door. About five seconds after they do close the door, the entire store shakes, as though it was lifted feet above the ground. When David is asked to check on the generator, the loading dock door was being pushed by something outside. Then there was a groan heard by Dave. He asks three people to come with him. When Norm the bag-boy volunteers to go out, he is taken by a creature with large squid-like tentacles that have mouths, teeth, and arms of their own. When Dave and the other three fight it off, they alarm everyone in the store what is out there. After hearing this, Mrs. Carmody exclaims that it is the end of times and that God is punishing them. People don't believe it until Mrs. Carmody has almost everyone in the store on her side. Does 'Project Arrowhead' have anything to do with this? Will Dave Drayton, his son, and his friends make it out alive as they make their last stand against this destruction? Or will they be taken by the demon-like creatures of 'The Mist'?
Runtime: 126 min
Rating: Rated R for violence, terror and gore, and language.
Production: Dimension Films
Genres: Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Mar 25, 2008
Director Credit
Frank Darabont Director
Writer Credit
Frank Darabont Screenplay
Stephen King Novella
Principal Cast Credit
Thomas Jane David Drayton
Cast Credit
Alexa Davalos Sally
Andre Braugher Brent Norton
Chris Owen Norm
David Jensen Myron
Frances Sternhagen Irene Reppler
Jeffrey DeMunn Dan Miller
Laurie Holden Amanda Dunfrey
Marcia Gay Harden Mrs. Carmody
Melissa Suzanne McBride Woman With Kids At Home
Nathan Gamble Billy Drayton
Robert C. Treveiler Bud Brown
Sam Witwer Private Jessup
Toby Jones Ollie Weeks
William Sadler Jim
Producer Credit
Anna Garduno Co-Producer
Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
Denise M. Huth Co-Producer
Frank Darabont Producer
Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
Liz Glotzer Producer
Randi Richmond Co-Producer
Richard Saperstein Executive Producer
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