Terrorists release a deadly biological-warfare virus in the United States.

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So close yet so far.
16 August 2001 | by (Bay area, California) – See all my reviews

This movie started out fairly interesting, even for a made-for-TV movie. Even though it ripped off things from "The Stand" and "Saving Private Ryan" I thought it was rather well made. And then, suddenly, after almost no noticable climax, it ended. To say the least I was shocked. I half expected a "to be continued" or some kind of epilogue. Nothing. The story dropped off into a void of nothingness, leaving me totally unsatisfied. Also, the title is completely misleading. There was never any "war" onscreen, only terrorist attacks and a quick mention of war in Kuait at the end. It would have been great as the first installment in a miniseries but unfortunatly, the creators saw differently.


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