Synopsis: When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ensuing chaos after.
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Director(s): Tod Williams
Production: Saban Films
Rotten Tomatoes:
98 min

Woman on P.A.:

...terminal A of Boston

International Airport.


between terminals...

( overlapping voices )

TSA Employee:

Take your laptop

out of your bag.

( overlapping voices

continue )

( phones ringing )

Man on P.A.:

The Boston Police

Department requests

that for your safety

and security

and per FAA regulations...

( overlapping chatter )

I'll be home in a few.

Get off in about an hour.

Space cadet, get me a...

Man on TV:

...to go in this quarter.

They need to score

on this drive.

( overlapping conversations )


Don't lie to me, okay?

You sound like

one of my kids.

Woman on P.A.:

Gate number 26.

Miss Lauren Goodwin,

please report to gate

number 26.

( buzzer sounds )

Man on TV:

Back to the huddle.

Second down and nine

from their own...

- ( phone ringing )

- ( woman speaking on P.A. )


She's so annoying.

Elizabitch, get your

bony ass over here.

- What is going on?

- Don't hang up on her.

Woman on P.A.:

Your baggage can be claimed

at carousel number three.

Please see a gate agent...

Put security cameras

in the whole house.

- Except for the bedroom.

- ( phones ringing )

Christie wouldn't

go for that.

My pool cleaner's

even gone rogue.

No, I'm serious.

Yeah, it's jumping out

of the pool on its own.

Man on P.A.:

There is a flight 3598

to Manchester, New Hampshire.

Your gate number has been

changed to gate A6.

The flight will depart

on time at 4:
15 P.M.

Passengers on flight 3598

to Manchester, New Hampshire,

your gate number

has been changed...

( phone ringing )

- Woman:

- Hey, it's me.

Just got off the plane.

What are you doing?

What am I doing?

I'm picking up

Johnny at school.

I'm getting a sitter

from the bus stop.

Going back

to the lab because we got

completely slammed.

Sharon, they made an offer.

A big, big offer.

For all the rights

to "Night Traveler."

We're talking about

graphic platforms,

virtual reality,


interface user stuff,

I don't know.

That's amazing, Clay.



Well, you know,

it's a big deal, yeah.

So are you going out

to celebrate tonight?


Celebrate, no.

Yeah, this is

a big night for you.

I just assumed you'd want

to celebrate with someone.

Not really.

So you're not

with someone?

No. No.

There's nobody.

Hey, is that Dad?

Can I talk to him?

( beeps )

- Hi, Dad.

- Hey, buddy.

- How you doing?

- We did the parachute

drill today.

- Yeah.

- You put a little

parachute on your bat.

I swear, my swing is like

100 times faster.

That's great.

Are you coming home?

Yeah, yeah, soon.

- I just want

you to come home.

- Ah, sh*t.

( woman speaking over P.A. )

( phones ringing )

( overlapping conversations )

( ringing )

Hi, Shar, it's me.

Yeah, I ran out of juice.

Listen, there's a flight

to Manchester that leaves

in about an hour.

Clay, you've been gone

for over a year.

I love you,

but it's not that simple.

I'd like to see my son.

- Sh*t.

- Operator:
Your time is up.

- I need more money. Hold on.

- Please deposit--

( man screaming )

( groaning )

- ( screaming )

- ( people shouting )

- ( high-pitched whine )

- ( men screaming )

- ( people screaming )

- What's wrong with you?

Stop it!

( growling )

Get off him!

What are you doing?

Get off!

( groaning )

( growling )

Get off of her!

( girl screaming )

( screaming )

Stop that!


Go! Go! Go!

( screaming )

Oh, my God, Chloe.

Hey, hey, hey,

don't touch her.

- I'm not gonna touch her.

- She might be contagious.

I need to call 911, though.

- ( dials )

- Hello? Hello?

( dog whining )

( growling )

( laughing )

( growls )

( screams )

Let me see

your goddamn hands!

Get your hands in the air!

( gunshots )

Why'd you do that?

What, are you gonna

shoot everybody?

- What the hell is happening?

- Who the hell knows?

- Quick, let's go.

- Don't use your cell phone.

- Why?

- They did.

( screams )

( alarm blaring )

- Woman:
Help me!

- ( gunshots )

( people screaming )

( gunshots continue )

( panting )

( man screaming )

( jet engine roaring )

( men snarling )

( snarling continues )

( growling )

( people groaning )

No, no, no.

Bro, stop, he's normal.

Hey, hey, hey!

Come on.

Let's go, bro.

Bro, come on.

- ( explosion )

- Don't use your

cell phones.

We've been trying,

but we can't get a signal

down here.

We need to get out

of this airport right now

before it burns to the ground.


Get out of here?

We ain't going nowhere.

Is there a driver

on this train?

- That'd be me.

- Clay:
Can we leave?

- No.

- Man:
Oh, no.

Central shut down

the power, emergency

brakes came up,

and this train can't

move more than 50 feet.

- Sh*t.

- ( explosions )

- We could walk.

- Woman:


Ain't nobody walking.

- What did you say?

- We could walk.

I got maps of the system

and I got all

the maintenance tunnels

with the exits marked.

We can walk

right out of here.

That's a brilliant idea.

You're my new best friend.

- What are you gonna do when

the T starts running again?

- Let's go.

You don't want to come,

you don't got to come.

I don't care.

You guys are idiots.

We're safe right here.

Only if this lasts less

than 24 hours.

- What do you mean?

- The groundwater.

The sewage workers

pump out the groundwater.

If nobody's

manning the pumps,

whole system floods.

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Stephen Edwin King is an American author of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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