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The Plague (2006)

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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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
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deputy Nathan Burgandy
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Dr. Jenkins
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David
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Jim
Genevieve Pelletier ...
Nurse Daniels
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Eric Russell
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Intern (as David Evans)
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Nurse Hansen
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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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When the four are standing at the bridge and the woman fires a final round into the "zombie" on the ground, there is clearly another person standing behind the couple by the truck when there shouldn't be anybody. See more »

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Decent apocalyptic horror film.
22 February 2007 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

James Van Der Beek plays Tom Russell,an ex-convict whose release from prison coincides with the awakening of teenagers all over the globe.Ten years before children were universally afflicted by a mysterious plague that has since kept them trapped in a coma.Now,upon rejoining the living,the teens possess strange powers and a thirst for blood.The slaughter of their parents begins..."Clive Barker's The Plague" was easily influenced by "Night of the Living Dead","The Fog" and "Who Can Kill a Child?".The acting is average,but there are some mildly exciting scenes of terror and a little bit of gore.The worst aspect of the film is definitely the climax,which left me confused.Still I enjoyed this film and you should too,if you are into apocalyptic horror cinema in the vein of "28 Days Later".7 out of 10.


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