28 Days Later (2002)

Genres - Horror, Science Fiction  |   Sub-Genres - Sci-Fi Horror  |   Release Date - Jun 27, 2003 (USA)  |   Run Time - 99 min.  |   Countries - UK  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Animal rights activists free a group of infected chimpanzees to horrifying results in this speculative sci-fi horror effort from Trainspotting director Danny Boyle. Waking from a coma in a deserted London hospital 28 days later, bicycle courier Jim (Cillian Murphy) takes to the deserted city streets in a state of mystified confusion. Joining forces with another group of survivors following a terrifying encounter in a seemingly abandoned church, Jim soon learns the truth behind the deserted streets and the menacing creatures that lurk in the shadows. It's soon revealed that the chimpanzees had been harboring a deadly virus that sends its victims into a furious, murderous rage, and in the days following the initial exposure, the entire population was nearly wiped out due to the resulting homicidal rampage. Is there still a glimmer of hope for humanity -- or has the deadly "rage" virus found its way to foreign shores and infected the entire planet?

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plague, epidemic, infection, killer-virus, outbreak, quarantine, last-man, on-the-run, virus, zombie, Apocalypse