Genre:  Drama, Thriller
Running Time:  105 min.
Release Date: September 9, 2011
DVD: January 3, 2012
Netflix: October 1, 2019

Current rating: Rating: 3.66
based on 1212 votes and 310 reviews
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Cast: Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, Bryan Cranston, Jennifer Ehle, Sanaa Lathan


A lethal airborne virus that kills within days spreads quickly. As the epidemic grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself. At the same time, ordinary people struggle to survive in a society falling apart at the seams.

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Producer(s): Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher, Gregory Jacobs
Screenplay: Scott Burns
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  • 3 stars "terrifying look at a pandemic. i think i will stay in today..."
  • 2 stars "i didn't really enjoy this movie. it was sort of slow and long. i did enjoy how it revealed the simple way a virus could spread quickly and become an epidemic."
  • 3 stars "yes, scary this could happen, but as a movie it is typical as a plot and was surprised to see matt damon in this movie... was a okay movie night movie."