R | | Horror, Thriller
An unearthly fog rolls into a small coastal town exactly 100 years after a ship mysteriously sank in its waters.
The lead ghost, Blake, was played by makeup specialist Rob Bottin. When Bottin asked for the job, John Carpenter asked him to "stand up". Bottin then expected Carpenter to say, "...and get out!" When Carpenter saw that Bottin was a very large man at 6' 5, which was needed ... ...
You're just a voice on the phone.
Dan O'Bannon: And you're just a voice on the radio. We'd make a perfect couple. You let me take you to dinner tonight, I'll prove it to you.
Stevie Wayne: Sorry, Dan. My idea of perfection is a voice on the phone.
Despite both the front windshield and the rear window being broken out on Tom's pickup truck, the wind doesn't cause the characters's hair to blow, regardless of the speed.
Rocks at Drake's Bay
Written and Performed by John Carpenter
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