Contagion (2011)

As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.


Coronavirus crew checking in.

Super relevant in March 2020

4 months ago


A pandemic scenario played as a drama and a procedural. I found it rather disturbing because it seemed like something that could really happen, at least until the situation got too out of control and it starts feeling more like a movie.But by then, you're halfway through, so "it could happen here" becomes a question rather than a statement. I don't think I want to know the answer. Being a movie star won't help you survive the film (again, Soderbergh delivers on the all-star cast), probably why the jeopardy works so well. All I know is that I am probably the least alarmist person when it comes to health concerns, but this thing filled me with apprehension. Brr.

5 years ago


The movie is very good. It's not that "cheesy american virus drama flick" I think the Director gave us almost a 'fiction-documentary' so we can have an idea how the government works and how people react. He showed various levels of society dealing with a new epidemic.

8 years ago

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