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HD   R Closed Captioning

Wolfgang Petersen

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About the Movie

From Africa to's traveling fast...destroying everything in its path. The Motaba virus inflicts a swift, horrible death, and only one man can stop it from spreading into a deadly worldwide outbreak in this riveting scientific thriller.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 44
  • Fresh: 26
  • Rotten: 18
  • Average Rating: 5.6/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: A big, bustling, intermittently dippy melodrama. – Richard Corliss, TIME Magazine, Jun 24, 2010

Fresh: This is a picture good enough to make you want to go to the movies and frightening enough to make you wonder if you should avoid the crowds. – Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle, Oct 18, 2008

Fresh: An absolute hoot. – Rita Kempley, Washington Post, Mar 7, 2001

Rotten: Displays all the initial symptoms of a promising thriller, it soon degenerates into a low-fever whodunit. – Desson Thomson, Washington Post, Mar 7, 2001

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Customer Reviews


i think its a good movie. i had to watch it for 9th grade health about the spread of diseases, and overall it was a very good movie. it grabbed and kept my attention, and had a good suspenseful ending.

good movie!

good movie, very dramatic, kinda scary for kids, but not that bad. some blood and gore (first review!)

Never thought i'd see this on here!!!

Very entertaining movie Don't rent, just buy it.Great cast, great plot, and weird disease what more do ya want?