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Runaway Virus (2000)

Two experts on viruses tracks down some contagious people all across the world. But it's just a matter of time before L.A. vill be exposed to the virus.

Director:

Jeff Bleckner

Writers:

Malcolm Gladwell (magazine article "The Dead Zone"), Perri Klass | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paige Turco ... Jenny Blanchard
Jason Beghe ... Daniel Rothman
Kenneth Mars ... Dr. Arnold Bowman
Tamlyn Tomita ... Monique Chao
Richard Ian Cox ... Mullin
Ken Camroux-Taylor ... (as Ken Camroux)
Lorena Gale ... Surgeon General
Bob Morrisey
Elya Baskin ... Father Vadim
Dmitri S. Boudrine ... (as Dimitri Boudrine)
Larry Drake ... Dr. Griggs
Robert Arevalo Robert Arevalo ... Manuel Santiago
Rick Tae ... Young Doctor (as Ricky Cheng)
Tatiana Correa Tatiana Correa ... Little Girl
Ulysses Cuadra Ulysses Cuadra ... Marco
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Two experts on viruses tracks down some contagious people all across the world. But it's just a matter of time before L.A. vill be exposed to the virus.

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edutainment with a silent bug
27 February 2001 | by Sicko_AtzeSee all my reviews

Two virus experts chase life and dead flu carriers to the corners of the world in a race against time to prevent a plague of pandemic proportions. A grim reminder of the silent threat of renegade flu stems wrapped into 1,5 hours of high quality television entertainment makes Runaway Virus ideal edutainment for family consumption. Yes, the underlying love story may be a bit corny and some of the supporting roles could have been stronger, but research, costume design, art direction and photography have all been done well above television standards. The silent bug is that the biggest threat to public health is the possible arrival of a Guatemalan Typhoid Mary in LA, as if spreading the disease throughout Mexico would be less reason for panic....


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Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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