The death of Beth Emhoff and her son leads to the discovery of a deadly virus. While the US Centers for Disease Control struggles to curb its spread, worldwide panic ensues. Contagion is a American thriller film directed by Steven Soderbergh. Its ensemble cast includes Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne. Contagion: Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Gwyneth Paltrow, Tien You Chui, Josie Ho, Daria Strokous. Healthcare professionals, government officials and. Contagion isn't your average Zombie Shooter but instead takes a more realistic and different approach to the popular genre with unique. When Beth Emhoff (Gwyneth Paltrow) returns to Minnesota from a Hong Kong business trip, she attributes the malaise she feels to jet lag. However, two days later. Contagion was a film released in about a fictional pandemic of a virus called MEV-1 which kills between 25 and 30 per cent of those it. Researchers mobilize to break the code of this unique biological pathogen as it continues to mutate. Deputy Director Cheever (Laurence Fishburne) tries to allay. Contagion. | 13+ | 1h 46m | Dramas. A group of medical experts must race against time to stop an unknown virus that ignites a global pandemic. Contagion follows the rapid progress of a lethal airborne virus that kills within days. As the fast-moving pandemic grows, the worldwide medical community races. Directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Scott Z. Burns, the film follows the spread of a virus transmitted when sick humans touch surfaces.