Virus is a 1999 American science fiction horror film directed by visual effects artist John Bruno and based on the comic book of the same name by Chuck Pfarrer. Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, William Baldwin and Donald Sutherland, it tells the story of a ship beset by a malevolent extraterrestrial entity that seeks to turn humanity into cyborg slaves.
Directed by John Bruno
Produced by Gale Anne Hurd
Based on Virus
by Chuck Pfarrer
Jamie Lee Curtis
Music by Joel McNeely
Cinematography David Eggby
Edited by Scott Smith
Dark Horse Entertainment
Mutual Film Company
Valhalla Motion Pictures
Distributed by Universal Pictures
January 15, 1999
Country United States
Budget $75 million
Box office $30.7 million
Virus was promoted with a line of action figures and a tie-in video game. It turned out to be a critical and commercial flop, but generally gained as a cult following.
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