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 APC vehicles were manufactured with real steel plating and armor plated glass windscreens so that actors and stunt people could interact with them authentically. They took four or five weeks to design and ten weeks to build. Two were manufactured, and every piece of them was custom made. There was talk of buying similar vehicles that were being decommissioned, but it turned out to be cheaper to build their own from scratch.
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 ...
In the scene where Canaris' helicopter lands on the road you can see from the tail number ZS-HTN that the machine is South African. While who knows what manufacturer the British would be using in 2035 and given the civil breakdown, it would be unlikely to have a South African registration number.
Theatrical version 105 min. and unrated version 113 min.
$4,926,565 (USA) (16 March 2008)
$10,955,425 (USA) (6 April 2008)