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Carriers (2009)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  2 September 2009 (Indonesia)
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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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Rated PG-13 for violence, disturbing content and language | See all certifications »

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

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£69,224 (UK) (11 December 2009)
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Emily van camp plays friend to her ex partner Chris Pine. See more »

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At the golf resort, characters cock their shotguns, indicating they've been walking around with unloaded weapons. Then they keep cocking them. No live rounds are heard hitting the floor, so evidently they're all carrying empty weapons. See more »

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First of all, this is NOT a horror film.
7 December 2009 | by (Iceland) – See all my reviews

Second this is NOT a zombie film. So don't be fooled by the idiotic marketing of this fine little gem. What this is, is a deliberately paced drama about a group of survivors in a world plagued with a virus that's pretty much killed everyone and the hard decisions they have to make on their way. It could be a companion piece to The Road almost, a sort of prequel set a few years before.

While it is "slow" it only clocks in about 84 minutes which is far too short in my opinion and I wanted more really. Something tells me that the film was originally much longer but cut down by the producers to please the teens who all seem to hate it anyway.

Good film, crap marketing.


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