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Containment: Season 1 (2016)



Critic Consensus: Uninspired performances and pedestrian writing make Containment just another in the long line of disaster movie scenarios we've seen played out countless times before.


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Part of Atlanta is quarantined when a mysterious fatal virus breaks out, and the race to find a cure coincides with the unearthing of a possible conspiracy.


David Gyasi
as Alex "Lex" Carnahan
Kristen Gutoskie
as Katie Frank
Claudia Black
as Sabine Lommers
George Young
as Victor Cannerts
Miles Doleac
as Capt. Lee Scott
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Critic Reviews for Containment: Season 1

All Critics (20) | Top Critics (8)

This is a disaster movie writ large for TV and the simple fact is, it works despite some none-too-subtle turns. You can't help being enthralled by a story you wouldn't want to be a part of.

April 19, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Containment plods along hitting every expected beat, marching along on a straight line while it desperately needs to take a sudden turn.

June 25, 2018 | Full Review…

Despite its flaws-and the buckets of fluids used-I found 'Containment' to be the TV equivalent of a car wreck. It's frightening, but you can't look away.

April 25, 2016 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Creepy, gross, and entirely too plausible for comfort, this drama presents a picture of just how easily a major city could be brought to its knees.

April 21, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Sigh. We've seen it all before, and we've seen it much better, making us already immune to this weak strain.

April 20, 2016 | Full Review…

You have to love a show where the best jump-scares are sneezes. Also Containment is absolutely disgusting. Credit where credit's due!

August 29, 2017 | Full Review…

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