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Pandemic (2007)

The bird flu virus spreads through Los Angeles as a doctor from the CDC races to find a vaccine.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tiffani Thiessen ... Dr. Kayla Martin
French Stewart ... Dr. Carl Ratner
Faye Dunaway ... Governor Lillian Schaefer
Eric Roberts ... Mayor Richard Dellasandro
Vincent Spano ... Troy Whitlock
Bob Gunton ... Dr. Max Sorkosky
Michael Massee ... Edward Vicente
Shashawnee Hall ... Pete Sampson
Stephen Ramsey Stephen Ramsey ... Gibby Smolak
Jo Champa ... Aria Beutefeldt
Robert Curtis Brown ... Jack Hendler
Dana Barron ... Lindsey Mastrapa
Renée Taylor ... Kathryn Hadorn (as Renee Taylor)
Ron Perkins ... Dr. Chuck Westley
Kyle Searles ... Ames Smith
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The bird flu virus spreads through Los Angeles as a doctor from the CDC races to find a vaccine.

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The Fear Is Real. The Panic Is Spreading.

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 May 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bakuhatsu kansen reberu 5 See more »

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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[making a statement to the press]
Mayor Dalesandro: Los Angeles has always had it's share of trials and natural disasters; earthquakes, floods, and now this riptide virus. But we are a strong city, full of strong people. Governor.
Govenor Shaefer: Today we have hope to go with that strength. A treatment has been found that will buy us the time necessary to develop a lasting vaccine. It is a blessing within a curse, but it will soon be available to us all. In moments like this there are always many people to thank, our First ...
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100% generic, but still enjoyable...
10 May 2017 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

When I found "Pandemic" I was a bit hesitant to sit down and watch it, because it had Tiffani Thiessen in the lead role, and for some reason she will always be associated with playing Kelly in "Saved by the Bell" and Valerie in "Beverly Hill 90210". But I still decided to give it a go, because the synopsis did sound interesting enough.

Sure, the storyline is fairly generic and has been done many times before in other similar movies. The storyline is about a rampant disease that is out of control and threatens mankind. The future of mankind hangs at the balance in the hands of a very select few people determined to save it all.

"Pandemic" was entertaining actually for what it turned out to be, and despite being such a generic storyline, there were actually some enjoyable moments throughout the course of the movie. And the storyline actually was entertaining, although it has already been seen before in other such disease movies. The movie is not without its flaws, trust you me, but I will let you pinpoint them by yourself.

My initial reservations towards Tiffani Thiessen were actually put to shame, because she really performed quite well here in this movie, and proved that she has indeed stepped out of those "Saved by the Bell" and "Beverly Hills 90210" shackles. It was somewhat odd to witness French Stewart in a serious role such as this, and he did feel like a fish out of water. Faye Dunaway and Eric Roberts also made some short appearances in the movie and actually did flavor up the movie with their grace and charms.

"Pandemic" is nowhere near being a masterpiece, nor is it an innovative or revolutionary movie in the disease genre - if there is such a genre. But it still turned out to be entertaining and enjoyable.

If you have about almost 3 hours to spare, got "Pandemic" at hand, and have nothing else to do, then perhaps do sit down to watch it. Who knows, you might actually just find it surprisingly enjoyable as I did.

My rating of "Pandemic" is 6 out of 10 stars.


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