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Communist Radicals hijack Air Force One with The U.S. President and his family on board. The Vice President negotiates from Washington D.C., while the President, a Veteran, fights to rescue the hostages on board.
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When a disease in Africa is discovered, Colonel Sam Daniels of the United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases or USAMRIID, is sent to investigate. When he reports back to his superior officer General Ford and tells him that they should put out an alert on this disease but the General that since the disease is so far away and not airborne that it can't possibly reach the U.S. However, a monkey from that part of Africa was captured and brought to the U.S. and a man who works at the customs house took it and tried to sell it but when the person he tried to sell it to rejected it he released it. Later the man who arrived in Boston collapses and dies, Col. Daniels wants to look into it but General Ford denies his request so he turns to his ex-wife, who works at the Center for Disease Control or CDC to look into and they discover it's the African disease but since it kills very quickly, Col. Daniels feels that it's been contained until another outbreak!Written by
(at around 1h 16 mins) While Casey is having the seizure in the hospital, Sam rips his shirt to allow the nurse more space to place ice on his body. In the next shot his shirt is pushed up, not ripped. See more »
There's a marvellous book called: "The Hot Zone" It's a true account of what happened when monkeys were brought into Washington D.C. from Africa - who were carrying the deadly ebola virus. So, I thought that's what the film "Outbreak" would be about. It wasn't - all Wolfgang Peterson had to do was put Richard Preston's book onto celluloid.He didn't Instead, he made a film that had all the tension of a broken rubber band. I would have thought a man who made the excellent film: Das Boot (The Boat), would have equitted himself better. An opportunity missed.
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