Contagion have been spreading quickly over the weekend as moviegoers rushed to peer Matt Damon, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Winslet within the Steven Soderbergh thriller.
The movie, jam-packed with Oscar winners and nominees, took $23.1 million over the weekend within the US, pushing book adaptation The Help into the number two spot.
The story follows the efforts of a panic-stricken medical community as they race to seek out a cure for an endemic that kills within days.
Catch Matt Damon, Kate Winslet and co. over here at the 21st October 2011.
Source: Box Office Mojo
Will Contagion prove as catching within the UK? Erm… cough up your opinions below.