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A woman working as a security guard in an agricultural research facility finds herself and her co-worker Schmidt fighting to survive against their former friends.

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Cast

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Cal Morse
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Joanie Morse
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Major Connolly
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Dr. Dan Fairchild (as Jeffrey De Munn)
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Dr. Nielsen
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Tom Schmidt
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Vic Flint
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Bob
Cynthia Carle ...
Dana
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Captain Walston
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Dr. Ramesh Kapoor
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Tippett
Jack Thibeau ...
Pisarczyk
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Connolly's Aide
Tom McFadden ...
Deputy Grazie
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In an ultra secret laboratory for the developing of biological weapons, covered as "Biotek", a research center for agriculture, a serious accident occurs, spreading a sinister bacteria in the laboratory. The security guard of the complex, closes and seals the building, with all the personnel inside, making very difficult the struggle for survival, not to mention the actions that the relatives of the enclosed people are thinking to do. Written by Luis Carvacho <lcarvach@lascar.puc.cl>

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Modern Man. Science has given him the ultimate power to create new forms of life. But with that power comes overwhelming responsibility... and danger. See more »

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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23 August 1985 (USA)  »

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$707,990 (USA) (25 August 1985)

Gross:

$1,918,117 (USA)
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Trivia

The working title for the film was "Biohazard". See more »

Goofs

When the guy is using the acetylene torch on the door he has a darkened plate on his visor to protect his eyes, but everyone else is watching without the protection and would damage their eyes by looking at the torch. See more »

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Connolly's Aide: [Viewing BioTek from outside on a surveillance camera] Jeez, look at that guy's hand!
Dr. Dan Fairchild: Oh no...
Dr. Dan Fairchild: [Inside BioTek] It's awful bright in here, Ramesh! It hurts my eyes.
Dr. Ramesh Kapoor: That's easily overcome, Sir.
[Ramesh hits fuse box of BioTek with an ax and disables it, making lights shut off]
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Discovery of Serum
Performed and composed by Craig Safan
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Biohazard
8 December 2013 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

Hal Barwood directed this thriller that stars Sam Waterston as Utah sheriff Cal Morse, who is forced to deal with the accidental contamination that has occurred at a research facility dealing with toxins. The military arrives to control things, but the families of the employees trapped inside the sealed-off containment area want answers, and threaten to batter down the doors to rescue them, which would be most unwise, as the released toxin has turned them into psychotic killers, except Cal's pregnant girlfriend Joanie(played by Kathleen Quinlan). Cal and a scientist(played by Jeffrey De Munn) must infiltrate the facility, to find a cure... Marginal film at least doesn't go overboard into Zombie clichés(thank goodness!), but despite the fine cast, it just misses, becoming a bit too predictable and unimaginative, though is certainly watchable enough for what it is.


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