R | | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A futuristic action thriller where a team of people work to prevent a disaster threatening the future of the human race.
The PM's name John Hatcher may be a nod to two of Britain's former Prime Ministers: John Major and Margaret Thatcher.
Like so many epidemics before, the loss of so many lives began with a single microscopic organism. It's human nature to seek even the smallest comfort in reason, or logic for events as catastrophic as these. But a virus doesn't choose a time or ...
Despite dealing with a "killer virus" that's managed to get an entire country quarantined, the soldiers at the blockade are wearing nothing to protect themselves from infection - just gas masks, which will help against toxic gases but do next to nothing against something as small as a virus - and even have exposed skin, such as their hands and necks. Full biohazard suits might be a bit much to expect but surely the joins in their fatigues should be sealed with tape and all skin would be covered, at least.
German DVD release is heavily censored for violence. Approximately six minutes of footage were removed to secure a "Not under 18" rating from the FSK.
$4,926,565 (USA) (16 March 2008)
$10,955,425 (USA) (6 April 2008)