Contagion was spreading quickly over the weekend as moviegoers rushed to look Matt Damon, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Winslet within the Steven Soderbergh thriller.
The movie, full of 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 epidemic 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.