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Contagion (2011)  link to Contagion on IMDb  

Number: 556

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IMDb Rating:
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6.8/10 (83733 votes)

Country: USA, 106 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Mandarin, Cantonese

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama

Director(s): Steven Soderbergh

Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow, Tien You Chui, Josie Ho, Matt Damon, Griffin Kane, Laurence Fishburne, John Hawkes, Jude Law, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Sue Redman

Medium: DVD R/RW,

Storyline: Soon after her return from a business trip to Hong Kong, Beth Emhoff dies from what is a flu or some other type of infection. Her young son dies later the same day. Her husband Mitch however seems immune. Thus begins the spread of a deadly infection. For doctors and administrators at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, several days pass before anyone realizes the extent or gravity of this new infection. They must first identify the type of virus in question and then find a means of combating it, a process that will likely take several months. As the contagion spreads to millions of people worldwide, societal order begins to break down as people panic.

Location: Library

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1