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Adrenalin: Fear the Rush (1996)

R  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  29 November 1996 (USA)
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The Russian government has collapsed. Amidst the chaos, riots, and struggle for power, a terrible weapon has leaked out. Virulent microflage, a deadly germ of the cold war has begun to ... See full summary »

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The Russian government has collapsed. Amidst the chaos, riots, and struggle for power, a terrible weapon has leaked out. Virulent microflage, a deadly germ of the cold war has begun to spread across Eastern Europe, killing massive numbers of people. Now, in a quarantine camp set up for immigrants in 2017 Boston, one vicious murderer has the disease. Within two hours he will become violently contagious, and it is up to a team of officers in a race against time to track him down and stop him... if he doesn't kill them first. Written by Eric Yang

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Rated R for gruesome violence and gore, and for strong language | See all certifications »
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$37,536 (USA) (6 December 1996)

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$37,536 (USA) (6 December 1996)
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The film was heavily re-edited and reshot under orders of Bob Weinstein of Dimension Pictures. The major changes installed by Weinstein were resetting the film from Romania to Boston, U.S.A. and making the virus infection the principal plot device. Future Rogue Pictures president, Andrew Rona, supervised the re-edit for Dimension Pictures. The rewrites for the reshoots were done by Rand Ravich who would later create the short lived TV series "Life". See more »

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Delon: No one saw it coming. We were all looking out for big things. A nuclear accident, another Chernobyl... As the Russian republic split apart, no one knew who was responsible for what. While they were trying to figure it out, something leaked, something small. It rolled through eastern Europe moving west like a giant wave of death. They called it virulent macrophage.
Title Card: Boston 2007 A.D.
Delon: When the United States saw the potential for the disease on its home shores, it put the recent ...
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you'll love it or hate it
15 October 2002 | by (Ballarat, Australia) – See all my reviews

If you let the movie suck you in then you'll be in for a tense and exciting 76 minutes. If you sit there and let your mind wander and start thinking about things such as why the police cars in the movie all have policia written on them when the movie is set in an American city (Boston I think...), you'll be in for a very boring time, and you'll probably agree with the lowly rating that this movie has on this site.

It's an interesting and unique movie though, and doesn't deserve to be named one of the all-time stinkers. If you're looking for better Albert Pyun, and better Christopher Lambert, then tune in to their second project together, 'Mean Guns'.


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