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Quarantine (2008)

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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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Release Date:

10 October 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Quarantined  »

Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$31,691,811 (USA) (14 November 2008)
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Trivia

Both Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza -directors of the original movie [Rec] (2007)- have expressed their big dissatisfaction with this movie. See more »

Goofs

Although it's a necessary resource for the finale, the main character's video camera model does not have a "night-vision" feature. This function is commonly found on domestic Handycam camcorders but hardly on a big professional news reporter camera. See more »

Quotes

Angela Vidal: Did you get that?
Scott Percival: Yeah.
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Featured in A Light in the Darkness (2009) See more »

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24 Hours of the Day TV Title
Written by Zelma Sanders
Performed by The Gillettes
Courtesy of Kid Gloves Records
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Quaratine this movie...
31 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is based off the 2007 Spanish movie named "Rec". Quaratine is definitely a Hollywoodfied if you will version of the original. In "Rec" the camera work was not near as bad as Quaratine and the passion of the acting was MUCH better. Even with Jennifer Carpenter as the lead actress whom I believe is a great talent, especially for the horror/suspense genre, it is my opinion that this movie just wasn't written sufficiently to show her talent here. The end of the movie is where one can see the largest difference within the movie as well... overall Quaratine with its highly nauseating camera work and mediocre acting was a great disappointment. If the plot of this movie intrigues you I say stick with the original "Rec" as you will not be disappointed.


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