R | | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.
Cillian Murphy was suggested to Danny Boyle for the role of Jim by Paloma Baeza, who had acted opposite him in Sunburn (1999) and The Way We Live Now (2001), playing his love interest in both productions. She would appear as his sister in Danny Boyle's Sunshine (2007).
Activist: Fucking hell.
When the camera pulls back to show Manchester aflame, a row of flashing lights is visible in the distance. It's the police keeping traffic back so that the road looks empty. About 2 seconds later, a car drives by in the distance.
Other than the Fox Searchlight logo, there are no opening credits whatsoever. The title of the movie, 28 Days Later, only appears as a descriptive subtitle.
£1,500,079 (UK) (1 November 2002)
$45,063,889 (USA) (24 October 2003)
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