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Quarantine (2008)

R  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  10 October 2008 (USA)
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A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.

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Yuri Ivanov (as Rade Sherbedgia)
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Storyline

A television reporter and her cameraman are assigned to spend the night shift with a Los Angeles Fire Station. After a routine 911 call takes them to a small apartment building, they find police officers already on the scene in response to blood curdling screams coming from one of the apartment units. They soon learn that a woman living in the building has been infected by something unknown. After a few of the residents are viciously attacked, they try to escape with the news crew in tow, only to find that the CDC has quarantined the building. Phones, internet, televisions and cell phone access have been cut-off, and officials are not relaying information to those locked inside. When the quarantine is finally lifted, the only evidence of what took place is the news crew's videotape. Written by Screen Gems

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On March 11 2008, the government sealed off an apartment complex in Los Angeles. The residents were never seen again. No details. No witnesses. No evidence. Until now. See more »


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Rated R for bloody violent and disturbing content, terror and language | See all certifications »

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Quarantined  »

Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,211,321 (USA) (10 October 2008)

Gross:

£937,833 (UK) (5 December 2008)
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Trivia

Unusually for a Hollywood production, this film does not feature a musical score. See more »

Goofs

Lawrence says the only way to test for rabies is a brain sample; a blood test will not work. A brain sample is the most reliable way to diagnose rabies, but it can also be diagnosed through saliva, urine, or cerebro-spinal fluid samples. See more »

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Griffin: [camera is on him in the shower] You know, I hope that's a wide-angle lens.
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Wow! Why does everyone hate this movie?
3 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can't believe the reviews. I totally LOVED this movie. I thought it was sooo scary. Horror films are my favorite, and this one is in the top ten for me. It really scared me, especially the end. It creeped me out so much, that I had to go outside and walk around in the dark desert night to continue the heebie jeebie feeling. Even after watching it again, I was still scared. This time I was house-sitting, so after the end, I walked around this big, dark house, going down the hallway expecting something to jump out of one of the dark rooms. I guess it is just the willing suspension of disbelief. I can't think of one bad thing to say about this film.

So, all I can say is give it a try. Everyone hates it, I love it.


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