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Dustin Hoffman
Director: Wolfgang Petersen Cast: Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman
, Rene Russo
Rene Russo
, Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman
Wolfgang Petersen


Dustin Hoffman
Director: Wolfgang Petersen Cast: Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman
, Rene Russo
Rene Russo
, Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman
Wolfgang Petersen

Blu-ray (Wide Screen)

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A handful of scientists struggle to prevent the destruction of a small town -- and possibly the entire country -- in this suspense drama. In the mid-1960s, a deadly virus is discovered in Zaire that wipes out an entire village in 24 hours. Government researchers are brought in to investigate, but the military opts to destroy the village rather than risk further infection. Thirty years later, Sam Daniels (Dustin Hoffman), an expert on contagious diseases, is called in when the virus re-emerges in Africa. A monkey carrying the bug is smuggled into the U.S., and a suburban California town soon begins to succumb to the illness. Sam scrambles to find an antidote with the help of his ex-wife Robby (Rene Russo), a Center for Disease Control researcher, and their colleague Casey (Kevin Spacey), while Gen. McClintock (Donald Sutherland) has his own reasons for wanting to use bombs to contain the epidemic, and Army surgeon Gen. Ford (Morgan Freeman) is caught in the middle. Outbreak was produced in the hopes of beating the film version of Richard Preston's bestseller The Hot Zone (about a real-life epidemic) into theaters; script problems shelved The Hot Zone, and Outbreak had the infectious disease market to itself.

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Product Details

Release Date: 09/02/2008
UPC: 0883929031993
Original Release: 1995
Rating: R
Source: Warner Home Video
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 2:08:00
Sales rank: 12,734

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dustin Hoffman Sam Daniels
Rene Russo Robby Keough
Morgan Freeman Gen. Billy Ford
Kevin Spacey Casey Schuler
Cuba Gooding Maj. Salt
Donald Sutherland Gen. Donald McClintock
Joe Don Baker Actor
Patrick Dempsey Jimbo Scott
Zakes Mokae Dr. Benjamin Iwabi
Malick Bowens Dr. Raswani
Susan Lee Hoffman Dr. Lisa Aronson
Bruce Jarchow Dr. Mascelli
Daniel Chodes Rudy Alvarez
Michelle Joyner Sherry Mauldin
Tim Ransom Tommy Hull
Michael Sottile Gunner Pilot
Ed Beechner Gunner
Mathew Saks Sergeant Wolf
Diana Bellamy Mrs Pananides
Lance Kerwin American Mercenary
Bill Stevenson Biotest Guard
Kellie Overbey Alice
Dana Anderson Corinne
Patricia Place Mrs Foote
Brian Reddy Tracy's Father
J.J. Chaback Nurse Jane
Jack Rader Police Chief Fowler
Robert Alan Beuth George Armistead
Gordon Michaels Man in LIne
Peter Looney White House Counsel
Conrad Bachmann California Governor
Cynthia Harrison Co-anchor
Julie Araskog Janet Adams
George Christy Senator
Mark Brown Officer
Jim Antonio Dr. Drew Reynolds
Dale Dye Colonel Briggs
Joseph Latimore Viper Two Co-Pilot
Leland Hayward Henry Seward

Technical Credits
Wolfgang Petersen Director,Producer
Michael Ballhaus Cinematographer
Rosemary Brandenberg Set Decoration/Design
Stephen Brown Co-producer
Michael E. Burke Special Effects
David M. Dunlap Cinematographer
Laurence Dworet Screenwriter
John Frazier Special Effects
Stella Furner Set Decoration/Design
Nana Greenwald Co-producer
Duncan Henderson Executive Producer
James Newton Howard Score Composer
William Hoy Editor
Dennis E. Jones Production Manager
Gail Katz Producer
Lynzee Klingman Editor
Peter Kohn Asst. Director
Anne Kopelson Executive Producer
Arnold Kopelson Producer
Richard Lightstone Musical Direction/Supervision
David Nowell Cinematographer
Eric Orbom Set Decoration/Design
Nancy Patton Art Director
Frank Pezza Art Director
Erica Phillips Costumes/Costume Designer
Robert Roy Pool Screenwriter
Thomas Reta Set Decoration/Design
Stephen E. Rivkin Editor
William Sandell Production Designer
Carl Stensel Set Decoration/Design
Neil Travis Editor

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