Outbreak - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Outbreak Reviews

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November 19, 2012
Much too enamored by its Hollywood trappings to deliver a genuine story about humanity...
August 24, 2012
It's easier to take this movieish virus thriller once you accept Dustin Hoffman as a legit action hero.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
August 14, 2007
Involving, fast moving epidemic-actioner with frantic Hoffman in lead.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
March 11, 2006
Commercial, but lots of fun
| Original Score: 3/5
January 4, 2005
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September 20, 2004
Bland plague thriller
| Original Score: 2/5
May 22, 2004
There's not a name here that should have stooped to such feckless material.
| Original Score: 2/5
January 23, 2004
Contemporary paranoias always make for interesting film studies, even when the movie is as stolid and unremarkable as this one.
| Original Score: 2/5
January 22, 2004
Scary, convincing and thought-provoking.
| Original Score: 3/5
January 13, 2004
Wolfgang Petersen keeps things at a brisk pace.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 30, 2003
Fortunately, there is a cure. Just turn it off.
| Original Score: 1/5
July 14, 2003
Scary movie with realistic portrayal of disease. Hollywood happy ending, but very well done action chases, so it works.
| Original Score: 4/5
August 30, 2002
Provides food for thought on the ethical conundrums surrounding the idea of sacrificial violence.
January 1, 2000
A satisfying popcorn thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2000
No one likes to be teased, but that's exactly what this movie does to us, with predictably frustrating results.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Hoffman doesn't get the chance, or need, to act: he just does things, like Ford.
January 1, 2000
One of the great scare stories of our time.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
Comes off as a shrill, self-important bore.
January 1, 2000
A clunky thriller.
January 1, 2000
Displays all the initial symptoms of a promising thriller, it soon degenerates into a low-fever whodunit.
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