Outbreak Poster

Release Date: March 10th, 1995

DVD Release Date: May 21st, 1997

R|2 hr 7 min

Plot Summary
A dangerous airborne virus threatens civilization in this tense thriller. After an African monkey carrying a lethal virus is smuggled into the U.S., an outbreak occurs in a California town. To control the spread of the disease, a team of doctors is brought in that includes a contagious disease expert (Dustin Hoffman) and his ex-wife (Rene Russo). Once the Army intervenes to handle the situation, though, the doctors must fight against the clock to save the town and its residents.

Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Cuba Gooding Jr., Donald Sutherland, Patrick Dempsey, Zakes Mokae

Director: Wolfgang Petersen

Genres: Action, Thriller, Horror, Drama

Production Co: Warner Bros., Kopelson Entertainment, Punch Productions

Keywords: Hospital, Sacrifice, Doctor, Rescue, Tense, 1990s, Soldier