The Crazies

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60% Like of 5 Total Votes
  • Release Dates
  • In Theaters: February 26, 2010

Starring Glenn Morshower, Justin Welborn, Radha Mitchell, E. Roger Mitchell
Directed by Breck Eisner
5 votes, 3 / 5 avg. rating (60% score) Sahara director Breck Eisner teams with screenwriters Ray Wright (Pulse) and Scott Kosar (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre) to give George A. Romero"s underrated 1973 shocker a shiny new makeover in this update starring Timothy Olyphant and Radha Mitchell. Perform a Google search on "small town America," and eventually you"ll stumble across Ogden Marsh, a picturesque hamlet situated a safe distance from the nearest big city, and full of friendly faces. The citizens of Ogden Marsh are happy, albeit unremarkable people, but they"re about to discover just how fragile their warm slice of the American dream really is. When a mysterious toxin transforms the locals into murderous maniacs, it"s up to Sheriff David Dutton (Olyphant) to find out why a man who was once an upstanding citizen would attempt to massacre the local youth baseball team, and a caring father would burn his beloved family alive. Within days the town has descended into total chaos, and the government has ordered the town quarantined. Anyone who attempts to escape will be shot on sight, whether they"re infected or not. Realizing that their only hope for survival is to fight though the madness that has consumed their once quiet town, Sheriff Dutton, his pregnant wife Judy (Mitchell), his deputy Russell (Joe Anderson), and frightened medical center assistant Becca (Danielle Panabaker) wage an epic struggle to discover the source of this malevolent scourge while fending off their infected friends and neighbors.

Synopsis:

About the inhabitants of a small Iowa town suddenly plagued by insanity and then death after a mysterious toxin contaminates their water supply.
Cast: Glenn Morshower, Justin Welborn, Radha Mitchell, E. Roger Mitchell, Larry Cedar, Wilbur Fitzgerald, Joe Anderson, Mark Oliver, Danielle Panabaker, Timothy Olyphant, Marian Green, Brett Rickaby, Joe Reegan, Lisa K. Wyatt, Anthony B. Harris, Justin Price, Chris Carnel, Cody Rowlett, Jeremy Ambler, Anthony Winters, Alex Van, Matt Lintz, Evan Pinsonnault, Preston Bailey, Lynn Lowry, Shaun Michael Lynch, Shaun Lynch, Pierce Gagnon, Lori Beth Sikes, Lexie Behr
Directors: Breck Eisner
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Year: 2010
Runtime: 101 /
MPAA Rating: R
Nominations: 11
Writers: Scott Kosar, Ray Wright, George A. Romero
Producers: Michael Aguilar, Rob Cowan, Brian E. Frankish, Dean Georgaris, Jonathan King, Alexander W. Kogan Jr., George A. Romero, Jeff Skoll
Musicians: Mark Isham
Cinematographers: Maxime Alexandre
Editors: Billy Fox

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