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'Contagion' Spreads To No. 1 At The Box Office02:44


Contagion starts with a cough and ends with death on an unimaginable scale. The movie shows 30-something days in the life of a global pandemic, a lethal virus that travels like the wind and kills without a trace of mercy. This may not sound like entertainment, but it certainly keeps your eyes on the screen.

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