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Carriers (2009)

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Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus.

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In a world devastated by an outbreak, Brian, his girlfriend Bobby, his brother Danny and their friend, Kate, are heading to a beach where the brothers spent their childhood vacations expecting it to be a sanctuary. When their car breaks down on the road in the desert, they negotiate with a man called Frank, who is also stranded but without gas. He is trying to get his daughter Jodie to the hospital (she is infected with a disease of some kind), they all decide to travel together. During the journey, massive moral dilemmas arise, as events head into a downward spiral. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The rules are simple. You break them, you die...


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Rated PG-13 for violence, disturbing content and language | See all certifications »

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2 September 2009 (Indonesia)  »

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$90,820 (USA) (4 September 2009)

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$90,820 (USA) (4 September 2009)
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At the golf resort, when Brian nearly falls into the pool and is clinging onto the spring board, the latex glove on his right hand splits revealing his little finger. In the next shot when Danny pulls him back onto the board the glove is in tact. See more »

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Danny Green: Twenty questions. Go...
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References Jurassic Park (1993) See more »

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Moon Dawg 65
Written by Derry J.Weaver
Performed by Davie Allan & The Arrows
Courtesy of Curb Records Inc
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Another "Deadly Virus Genre" Movie
14 May 2010 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In a world devastated by an outbreak, Brian (Chris Pine), his girlfriend Bobby (Piper Perabo), his brother Danny (Lou Taylor Pucci) and their friend Kate (Emily VanCamp) are heading to a beach where the brothers spent vacations in their childhood and they expect to be a sanctuary. When their car breaks on the road in the desert, they negotiate with a man called Frank (Christopher Meloni) that run out of gas while driving his infected daughter Jodie (Kiernan Shipka) to the hospital and they travel together. Along the journey, Bobby tries to help Jodie but is contaminated by her blood; however, she does not disclose the truth to Brian and her friends. Further, they lose their humanity in their fight for survive.

"Carriers" is another "deadly virus genre" movie that uses the same premise of dozens of films and maybe the greatest difference is that there are no zombies in the plot. The beginning of the dramatic and hopeless story is not well-developed and does not explain the origins of the outbreak. The plot is indeed about the lost of humanity by the survivors, and in this regard the film is bitter and gives absolutely no hope to the human race. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Virus" ("Virus")


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