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Virus Reviews

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Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
The last shot is an homage to The African Queen, a movie I earnestly recommend instead of this one.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
95 minutes of unrelieved tedium.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Adam Lippe
April 25, 2012
The conclusion is so rushed it almost functions as parody. But the biggest impression the movie leaves is that William "Kangaroo Head" Baldwin makes lots of unintentionally goofy faces.
James Rocchi
November 7, 2002
Monster movie is a monstrous failure.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Scott Weinberg
January 1, 2000
It's rare to find a movie that makes this little sense.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
Tom Meek
Boston Phoenix
January 1, 2000
Even Donald Sutherland in the potentially juicy role of a self-serving old sea dog goes down with the ship in this suspenseless big-budget 'thriller.'
Tom Meek
Film Threat
December 8, 2002
Even Donald Sutherland in the potentially juicy role as a self-serving old sea dog, is wasted in this big budget ill.
| Original Score: 1.5/5
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons
October 30, 2006
| Original Score: 1/4
Mark R. Leeper
January 1, 2000
A poorly conceived thriller that sidesteps everything that really would be interesting about an Ebola outbreak in favor of an overused plot.
Full Review | Original Score: -1 out of -4..+4
Christopher Null
January 1, 2000
How many cliches can one film incorporate or steal from other movies?
| Original Score: 1/5
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 1, 2000
It's so unmemorable that I couldn't recall what movie I had seen while the credits were rolling.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Carlo Cavagna
January 1, 2000
The conventions of the genre are well-established, and Virus uninspiredly copies them all.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
Sean Axmaker
Nitrate Online
January 1, 2000
Nothing -- I mean nothing -- works in this film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
August 12, 2010
The next worse thing to getting a virus is to catch this bacteria friendly film.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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Michael Atkinson
Mr. Showbiz
January 1, 2000
There isn't much about Virus that you won't know by guessing.
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
July 6, 2010
Your average winter cold follows a less predictable course.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page
January 1, 2000
Why tell a tale -- especially so unimaginatively -- which has been told so many times?
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Steve Newton
Georgia Straight
February 2, 2014
"This is very stoopeed, Stevie." I must have repeated that line to myself a dozen times before this abysmal techno-thriller shuddered to a much-appreciated end.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
David Keyes
January 1, 2000
A disgusting, ugly, and downright depressing excuse for a thriller, and that's what makes it good.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather
May 22, 2003
No one in the right mind would call this a good film, or even a decent one, but thankfully, rookie feature director John Bruno's romp is not a complete waste of celluloid.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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