The Mist

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Fear reigns in so-so Stephen King monster flick.

R 2007 119 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 50 reviews

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age 15+
Good movie very disturbing not very scary. Terrible ending, just mainly disappointingly wrong. Steven king is good but this one was a bad one of his. 😭🔫

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Too much swearing
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