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The Plague (2006)

R  |  Video  |   |  Horror  |  5 September 2006 (USA)
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Ten years have passed since the world's children fell into a coma. Tonight they're waking up and all hell is breaking loose. An unholy battle between the generations is being waged, and time is not on the side of adults.

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Cast

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Tom Russell
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Jean Raynor
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Sam Raynor
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Kip (as Josh Close)
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Sheriff Cal Stewart (as John Connolly)
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Nora
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Claire
Bradley Sawatzky ...
deputy Nathan Burgandy
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Dr. Jenkins
Arne MacPherson ...
David
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Jim
Genevieve Pelletier ...
Nurse Daniels
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Eric Russell
David Stuart Evans ...
Intern (as David Evans)
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Nurse Hansen
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Storyline

In 1983 all children aged nine years or less fall into a coma at the same time. The children remain in the coma for the next 10 years and all children born during this time are born into the same state. Ten years later Tom Russel, who was imprisoned after killing a man in a fight, is released from prison and returns to his home town where his older brother has a son in a coma. That night all the children wake up but they are hellbent on killing all the adults. It soon becomes apparent that the children share a sort of collective consciousness and as one learns they all learn. As they get smarter they learn to disable motor vehicles and eventually to use firearms. A group of survivors, led by Tom and Jean, try to escape to the safety of a base located 60 km outside the town. Written by GPSJane

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Rated R for horror violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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5 September 2006 (USA)  »

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When Jean, Kip and Claire are in the locker room, there's a point where you can see the marking tape "x" on the floor. See more »

Quotes

Tom Russell: [on the posessed kids] What one learns... they all learn
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References The Grapes of Wrath (1940) See more »

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14 November 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I'm not going to waste too much time reviewing this awful movie.

The battle between the kids and the adults wasn't shown to the point it could've been. As has been said where was the army, especially the US army where it was set.

The story about kids waking up all over the world after a 10 year coma sounded great and should have been a good movie. The bible part of the story thrown in made it worse.

The acting here was OK, the movie needed a reason for the kids' 10 year coma and why they woke up suddenly, other than the part of the priest's diary.

The ending left me with a bad taste. There are many decent horrors out there, don't waste your time here.


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