The Mist

Factual error: There is a scene near the beginning of the movie when the mist has just begun. A firetruck roars by, and has Caddo Parish Fire Dept. on the side. This movie is set in Maine. Louisiana is the only state with parishes. All others, including Maine, have counties. (00:10:50)

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Continuity mistake: When the tentacle monster rips out a chunk of Norm's chest, a large spray of blood splashes on his right-side jaw and cheek. In every subsequent shot of him, this blood is gone and his jaws are completely clean. (00:26:30)


Continuity mistake: When Private Jessup is thrown out, he walks up to the door and places his bloody hand on the glass door. When the monsters pulls him away, the position of the blood stain on the glass doesn't match where he had his hand in the previous shot. (01:34:55)


Continuity mistake: Near the end of the film when the five of them are in the car, they stop to watch a giant monster walk past, shaking the car. When we see the monster again it is walking away from them, but the telephone cables are still erect - it is clear that these would have been knocked down by the monster. (01:48:20 - 01:48:55)

Factual error: At the very end of the film, when they are driving in the land cruiser, a white Maine state trooper vehicle is upside down. In reality, they are blue. The livery shown is that of the Illinois State Police. (01:47:45)

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Continuity mistake: In the opening scene, the wind has blown a tree down toward the house, which is away from the lake. In a following scene the tree has blown down on the boat house, which is toward the lake. (00:01:20)

Continuity mistake: The hand print that is left on the door changes between shots. In one the blood is fairly light and in the next its a lot darker. (01:35:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Jessop gets lynched, his shirt collar is tucked into his jacket in some shots and not others. (01:32:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Brent and Jim are arguing just after Norm was killed, the cut on Jim's lip keeps disappearing and reappearing. (00:36:00)

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Continuity mistake: Once David has dealt with the monster in the store room his shirt is completely soaked with sweat. When he returns to the main shopping area, the sweat stains are much smaller. (00:32:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Norm is dragged out by the monster, there is no blood trail however after they close the door, there is. (00:26:35)

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Revealing mistake: At the start when the tree falls through the window, it's been pushed through the window horizontally. Since it does no damage around the window as you would certainly expect from a tree falling through an arc. (00:01:20)

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Continuity mistake: The girl gets bitten on left side of her neck, but when she finally dies the bite mark is on the right.

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Suggested correction: Incorrect. The bug's stinger is attached to the end of its tail. While the head of the bug is near the character's left side, the tail with the stinger pierce the right side of the character's neck.

Continuity mistake: When Brent thanks David for helping him out by taking him to the store, David is holding his shopping list with both hands. In the next shot David is holding his right hand up by the shelves. (00:08:55)


Amanda Dunfrey: I just want you to know that it's okay... being scared. And, well, if you need a friend, someone to talk too.
Mrs. Carmody: I have a friend. God, up above. I talk to him everyday. Don't you condescend me.
Amanda Dunfrey: I'm sorry?
Mrs. Carmody: Not ever. You don't mock me.
Amanda Dunfrey: That's not what I was doing.
Mrs. Carmody: I'll tell you what. The day I need a friend like you, I'll just have myself a little squat and shit one out.

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Trivia: When Ambrose is killed by the creatures at the parking lot, you can hear the Wilhelm Scream.

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Question: After watching the film, I was wondering, does anyone know if the novella (upon which this film is based) or any similar Stephen King works served as inspiration to Konami's "Silent Hill" video game franchise? I am asking, because there are certainly some similarities between these works, both stylistic and in terms of tone.

Answer: I'll have to answer my own question here. After doing some research, it appears that yes, "The Mist" was partially an inspiration for Konami when they created the "Silent Hill" series.

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