• 28 Weeks Later (2007)

28 Weeks Later

Release Date: May 11th, 2007

DVD Release Date: October 9th, 2007

R |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Six months after the original epidemic, the rage virus has all but annihilated the population of the British Isles. Nevertheless the U.S. Army declares the danger past, and American soldiers arrive to restore order and begin reconstruction. Refugees return to British soil, but one of them carries a deadly secret: The virus is not gone and is even more dangerous than before.

Cast: Robert Carlyle, Rose Byrne, Jeremy Renner, Harold Perrineau, Catherine McCormack, Mackintosh Muggleton, Imogen Poots, Idris Elba

Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Fox Atomic, DNA Films, Figment Films, Sogecine, Koan Films

Distributors: Fox

Keywords: Tense, 2000s, Mystery, Escape, Mother, Dark, London, Transformation, Death, Soldier, Survival

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    There's no better fun for movie lovers than a small, unheralded film that turns out to be terrific -- unless it's a small, unheralded sequel that trumps the original. show more

  • 75
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Holds the audience captive and unusually vulnerable to psycho- and viscero-terror. show more

  • 100
    Ray BennettThe Hollywood Reporter

    A ferociously entertaining thriller with sympathetic characters, stunning set pieces and pulsating excitement. show more

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