Contagion has struck fear in movie goers as it toppled The Help to win the box office this weekend. So, the film’s tagline appears to have worked: Nothing spreads like fear.
The film stars a slew of A-listers including Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Laurence Fishburne and Jude Law. The acting is top notch and the writing by Scott Z. Burns churns out some memorable lines we seek to revisit with the best Contagion quotes.
Dr. Ellis Cheever: Someone doesn’t have to weaponize the bird flu. The birds are doing that. | permalink
Thomas Emhoff: [Yelling] What are you talking about? What happened to her? What happened to her?! | permalink
Dr. Ian Sussman: Blogging isn’t writing. It’s graffiti with punctuation. | permalink
Dr. Erin Mears: The average person touches their face three to five times every waking minute. In between that we’re touching door knobs, water fountains, and each other. | permalink
Dr. Ellis Cheever: So, we have a virus with no treatment protocol, and no vaccine at this time. | permalink