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  • Outbreak (1995)

    6.92/10

    R | 2h 07min | Horror, Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi, Action

    Published Sat., January 06, 2018

  • Outbreak (1995) Release Dates

  • In Theaters: March 04, 2016
  • DVD: May 01, 2016

Outbreak (1995) Plot & Synopsis

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Starring Morgan Freeman, Zakes Mokae, Donald Sutherland, Patrick Dempsey, Maury Sterling

Directed by Wolfgang Petersen

Synopsis: Extreme measures are necessary to contain an epidemic of a deadly airborne virus. But how extreme, exactly?

Tagline: Try to remain calm.

Synopsis: When a disease in Africa is discovered, Colonel Sam Daniels of the United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases or USAMRIID, is sent to investigate. When he reports back to his superior officer General Ford 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 reach the U.S. However, a monkey from that part of Africa was captured and brought to the U.S. and a man who works at the customs house took it and tried to sell it but when the person he tried to sell it to rejected it he released it. Later the man who arrived in Boston collapses and dies, Col. Daniels wants to look into it but General Ford denies his request so he turns to his ex-wife, who works at the Center for Disease Control or CDC to look into and they discover it's the African disease but since it kills very quickly, Col. Daniels feels that it's been contained until another outbreak!

Tagline: Try to remain calm.

Storyline: Army doctors struggle to find a cure for a deadly virus spreading throughout a California town that was brought to America by an African monkey.

  • Outbreak (1995) Movie Details

  • Directors: Wolfgang Petersen
  • Writers: Laurence Dworet, Robert Roy Pool
  • Cast: Morgan Freeman, Zakes Mokae, Donald Sutherland, Patrick Dempsey, Maury Sterling, Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc, Johnny Kim, Robert Alan Beuth, Bruce Holman, George Christy, Rene Russo, Gordon Michaels, Billy Stevenson, Dale Dye, Patricia Place, Kevin Spacey, Conrad Bachmann, Peter Looney, Dustin Hoffman, Julie Araskog, Beau Lotterman, J.T. Walsh, Diana Bellamy, Teresa Velarde, Benito Martinez, Kellie Overbey, Bruce Jarchow, Joseph Latimore, Thomas Crawford, Jack Rader
  • Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi, Action
  • Producers: Stephen Joel Brown, Nana Greenwald, Duncan Henderson, Gail Katz, Anne Kopelson, Arnold Kopelson, Sanford Panitch, Wolfgang Petersen
  • Musicians: James Newton Howard
  • Cinematographers: Michael Ballhaus
  • Editors: William Hoy, Lynzee Klingman, Stephen E. Rivkin, Neil Travis
  • Our Score: 8/10 by Florita A.
  • Average Rating: 6.92/10 of 98,762 Votes!
  • Runtime: 127 min / 2h 07min
  • Year: 1995
  • MPAA Rating: R
  • Oscars: 0
  • Awards: 5
  • Nominations: 4
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