Contagion (film)

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Contagion is a 2011 film about healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people who find themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure.

Directed by Steven Soderbergh. Written by Scott Z. Burns.
Nothing spreads like fear.  taglines

Dr. Ellis Cheever[edit]

  • Someone doesn't have to weaponize the bird flu.The birds are doing that.

Dr. Ally Hextall[edit]

  • Somewhere in the world, the wrong pig met up with the wrong bat.

Alan Krumwiede[edit]

  • It's a bad day to be a rhesus monkey.
  • [about the virus] Godzilla, King Kong, Frankenstein all in one.


  • Dr. Ian Sussman: [Disparagingly to Alan] Blogging is not writing. It's just graffiti with punctuation.
  • Jory Emhoff: [Rhetorically] Why can't they invent a shot that keeps time from passing?


Dr. Ellis Cheever: How are you?
Dr. Erin Mears: It's good, we just finished setting up the...
Dr. Ellis Cheever: I didn't ask what you're doing, Erin, I asked how you are. So... how are you?

Dave: My wife makes me take off my clothes in the garage. Then she leaves out a bucket of warm water and some soap. And then she douses everything in hand sanitizer after I leave. I mean, she's overreacting, right?
Dr. Erin Mears: Not really. And stop touching your face, Dave.

Dr. Ellis Cheever: When was the last time you ate something that didn't come from a vending machine?
Dr. Erin Mears: [Hesitantly] Taco Bell.

First Haz-Mat: [Putting a body in a mass grave] When did we run out of body bags?
Second Haz-Mat: Two days ago.


  • Nothing spreads like fear.
  • Don't talk to anyone. Don't touch anyone.
  • No one is immune to fear.


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