Outbreak

Other mistake: About half an hour into the film, Schuler and Daniels go down to the level 4 bio-lab. They pass through a number of doors that earlier and later in the film reqire an ID card or hand-print scan to access, but they don't use either on any door. (A security guard seems to usher them through one door, but surely such a high security lab would require positive ID at each entry point).

Other mistake: The plot of this film can't seem to make up its mind whether or not the Cedar Creek virus is airborne or not. Several scenes show characters walking around in infected areas with and without protection in the same area. At one point Casey's suit breaks implying that he immediately contracts the virus within mere seconds without even having breathed it in yet we see other people walking around with either their face or eyes unprotected.

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Factual error: The "African" monkey that they're chasing around is actually a South American species. It's also Marcel from Friends.

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Sam Daniels: If you think I'm lying, drop the bomb. If you think I'm crazy, drop the bomb. But don't drop the bomb just because you're following orders.

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Trivia: Harrison Ford was the first choice for the role of Sam Daniels.

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Question: Why did General Donald McClintock want to keep the virus a secret and not let anyone know of its existence?

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Answer: He wanted to eventually use it as a biological weapon.

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Answer: Is it because if anyone knew about it will spread information across the globe and will likely lead to his enemies and will no longer be a secret and their plans will be ruined?

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