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A futuristic action thriller where a team of people work to prevent a disaster threatening the future of the human race.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Caryn Peterson ...
Adeola Ariyo ...
Emma Cleasby ...
Christine Tomlinson ...
Paul Hyett ...
Daniel Read ...
Sergeant #1
Stephen Hughes ...
Nathan Wheatley ...
Cecil Carter ...


A lethal virus spreads throughout Scotland, infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three decades later, the Reaper virus violently resurfaces in London. An elite group of specialists, including Eden Sinclair, is urgently dispatched into Scotland to retrieve a cure by any means necessary. Shut off from the rest of the world, the unit must battle through a landscape that has become a waking nightmare. Written by Nicolettea

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Mankind has an expiration date See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, language and some sexual content/nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

14 March 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sudnji dan  »

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Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,926,565 (USA) (14 March 2008)


$10,955,425 (USA) (4 April 2008)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The character of Canaris was probably named after the German spy master during WW2. While most of his duties were in line with Offical Nazi party line. He was known to run some operations for his own purposes. See more »


The elevator in the scene has a single cable, most western elevators use multiple cables to prevent failure even when a single cable breaks. See more »


[first lines]
Kane: Like so many epidemics before, the loss of so many lives began with a single microscopic organism. It's human nature to seek even the smallest comfort in reason, or logic for events as catastrophic as these. But a virus doesn't choose a time or place. It doesn't hate or even care. It just happens.
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References Aliens (1986) See more »


Good Thing
Written by Roland Gift and David Steele
Performed by Fine Young Cannibals
Courtesy of Hollywood Records
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User Reviews

Gonzo mix of Mad Max, Escape from NY and 28 Days Later
22 March 2008 | by (Washington DC, USA) – See all my reviews

What an insane movie! I saw it in a criminally tiny Saturday afternoon audience (four people) and we all had a terrific time. Don't expect sense, great acting or original dialogue, just go for the kicks and enjoy. A totally deranged, over-the-top splatfest with hideous viral deaths galore, some of the best post-holocaust punk makeup and chase scenes since Road Warrior, brilliant use of 1980's dance music (Adam and the Ants, Frankie Goes to Hollywood--the placement of Siouxie and the Banshees' "Spellbound" and a Fine Young Cannibals track at the punk barbecue is simply inspired), a coliseum battle-to-the-death, a bizarre interlude in a Scottish fiefdom that feels as if the movie took a fast detour into the Shire, and the coolest star turn by a UK car since Harry Potter's posse made one fly. All of it snapping and crackling with so much kinetic energy and wild creative freedom that it's hugely exhilarating. We were still giggling like maniacs an hour after the movie.=) It's just such fun to see a director decide to go full-speed over the edge like this. It's not great art, but trust me, if you enjoyed Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome, Planet Terror, Escape from New York/L.A., and/or any recent zombie movie, you can't miss this one.

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