The Stand (1994) (3.5/4)

Stand, The

When a government-run lab accidentally lets loose a deadly virus, the population of the world is decimated. Survivors begin having dreams about two figures: a mystical old woman, or a foreboding, scary man. As the story tracks various people, we begin to realize that the two figures exemplify basic forces of good and evil, and the stage is set for a final confrontation between the representatives of each.

Directed by: Mick Garris
The cast includes: Gary Sinise (Stu Redman), Ed Harris (General Starkey), Molly Ringwald (Frannie Goldsmith), Jamey Sheridan (Randall Flagg), Laura San Giacomo (Nadine Cross), Ruby Dee (Mother Abigail Freemantle), Ossie Davis (Judge Richard Farris), Matt Frewer (Trashcan Man), Ray Walston (Glen Bateman), Rob Lowe (Nick Andros)
Also known as: Stephen King's The Stand
MPAA rating: , Running time: 366 minutes
Presented in: Color
Related titles: Space Master X-7 (1958), Satan Bug, The (1965), Omega Man, The (1971), Andromeda Strain, The (1971), Outbreak (1995), 28 Days Later (2002)
Related categories: End of the World, Medical, Stephen King, Television

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