Outbreak Movie Review Summary

Actors: Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Donald Sutherland, Cuba Gooding Jr., Patrick Dempsey

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OUTBREAK is a movie directed by German born director Wolfgang Petersen (Das Boot) in 1995.
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An extremely dangerous airborne virus is killing by dozen the population of a small California town. While the army is isolating the town, an army doctor (Dustin Hoffman) and his crew is searching for a cure. They'll eventually discover that this virus is not unknown to some militaries who'd preferred to wipe out the town rather than to help Hoffman find how this plague has entered the country.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 70%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Medical Thriller?    -   Yes Medical Plotlets:    -   getting cure/new technology Technology/treasure/info search    -   Yes involving:    -   cure/disease/bioweapons Disaster, Natural/Nuclear    -   Yes Kind of disaster:    -   plague

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   doctor Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Africa    -   Yes Part of Africa:    -   Black Africa Air?    -   Yes Air:    -   passenger plane    -   warplane Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   fort/military installation    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   flamed    -   biohazard/virus Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding bombs    -   nasty human transformations

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