Plague (1978 film)

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American film poster
Directed by Edward Hunt
Produced by Edward Hunt
Barry Pearson
Written by Edward Hunt
Barry Pearson
Starring Brenda Donohue
Barbara Gordon
Celine Lomez
Music by Eric N. Robertson
Release dates
Country Canada
Budget $CAD 525,000 (estimated)

Plague is a 1979 Canadian science fiction film about a genetic engineering accident, a fertilizing bacterium that escapes from a laboratory in Canada. The film is also known internationally as Induced Syndrome (UK), M-3: The Gemini Strain or Mutation (USA).


A deadly bacteria called M3 is released and causes sickness and death around the world. Scientist Daniel Pilon works tirelessly to develop an antidote to stop the contagion.[1]


The film was released theatrically in the United States by Group 1 International Distribution Organization Ltd. in January 1979.

The film was released on DVD in the United Kingdom by Digital Entertainment Ltd in 2008. As of 2011, the film has still not been officially released on DVD in the United States.


  1. ^ "Plague > Overview". Allmovie. Retrieved April 15, 2010. 

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