Intrigue, action and suspense film about a deadly and rapacious virus spread in the air
6 February 2012
Summary: When a disease in Africa is found , extreme measures are necessary to stop a rapacious epidemic , as dinky Colonel Sam Daniels (Dustin Hoffman) of the United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases is sent to discover it . When he reports back to his chef officer General Ford (Morgan Freeman) and tells him that they should put out an alert on this disease but the General that since the disease is so far away and not airborne that it can't possibly...
Summary: I'd been looking for this movie on DVD for several years to replace the VHS copy that was borrowed but never returned. There's plenty of action and a great story.....plus the casting was great too.
Summary: Since I am reviewing several movies today, it will become very obvious that I LOVE thrillers! This one does NOT disappoint! The premise is too darn realistic for comfort!!! Exceptional cast and a thrilling movie! Highly recommended!
Summary: Outbreak (1995, Dir. Wolfgang Peterson) It's 1967 and there's a deadly outbreak of 100% mortality rate virus in Motaba River Valley, Zaire. The Valley is destroyed to prevent the virus from spreading, but 27 years later, the virus finds its way over to the USA aboard a monkey. This time though, the virus has evolved and is now airborne, as Col.
Summary: "Outbreak" isn't any kind of masterpiece, but worth seeing nevertheless. Portraying the army trying to contain a deadly virus brought by a monkey smuggled into the country, the movie seems especially relevant, what with bird flu and all. A particularly disturbing scene takes place in a movie theater, when a person coughs and the camera follows the particles catching on everyone's lips as they laugh, unaware of the fate that awaits them.