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Wolfgang Petersen

Starring Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Donald Sutherland, "Outbreak" (also known as "Outbreak - Lautlose Killer", "Virus letale") is a Drama/Science Fiction/Thriller film directed by Wolfgang Petersen, released on March 06 of 1995 in the USA.

This animal carries a deadly virus... and the greatest medical crisis in the world is about to happen.

Who directed "Outbreak":

Outbreak was directed by Wolfgang Petersen, a German director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before Outbreak, Wolfgang Petersen had directed In the Line of Fire, released in 1993, Enemy Mine (1985), Die Unendliche Geschichte (1984), The NeverEnding Story (1984), Das Boot (1981), and Die Konsequenz (1977). Since, he directed Air Force One, released in 1997, The Perfect Storm (2000), Poseidon (2006).

What was the release date of "Outbreak":

Outbreak was initally released in the United States on Monday, March 06, 1995.. This was twenty-four (24) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, April 28, 1995 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, April 12, 1995 in France; Thursday, March 30, 1995 in Germany; Friday, April 07, 1995 in Spain and on Thursday, April 06, 1995 in Australia.

What is the cast of "Outbreak":

At the casting of Outbreak we find Dustin Hoffman, previously seen in Hero (1992) and Hook (1991); Rene Russo (Major League II (1994), In the Line of Fire (1993)); Morgan Freeman (The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Unforgiven (1992)) [ more... ]

  • Donald Sutherland, Bruce Jarchow and Dale Dye also appeared in The Puppet Masters, released in 1994.
  • Bruce Jarchow and Zakes Mokae also appeared together in Krippendorf's Tribe, released in 1998.
  • Donald Sutherland and Kevin Spacey also worked together in Horrible Bosses, released in 2011.
  • Morgan Freeman and Kevin Spacey have both also be seen in Edison, released in 2005.

What is the Storyline of "Outbreak":

In 1967, Motaba, a fictional deadly viral hemorrhagic fever, is discovered in a mercenary camp in Zaire and kept top secret. Two soldiers order the camp bombed to cover up the discovery.

Twenty eight years later, in 1995, the virus resurfaces in Zaire. Colonel Sam Daniels (Dustin Hoffman), a USAMRIID virologist, is sent to investigate. He and his crew, Major Casey Schuler (Kevin Spacey), and new recruit Major Salt (Cuba Gooding, Jr.) gain information about the virus and return to the United States, [...]

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