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Help me find the name of this movie please

I'm looking for the name of a sci-fi movie that aint new anymore, somewhere from the 80's, 90's or early 00's

I've seen it last many years ago, can't remember a single actors name.


From what I can remember somewhere in the beginning of the movie the male protagonist is walking through a corridor when a woman who's passing him by scratches his hand with a sharp object.

Later it turns out this gave him some kind of virus or illness that he would only survive for the next (couple of) days.

He is to complete a mission for the bad guys in order to get the antitode and live.

Later in the movie it turns out the virus was actually just a common flu or something.


Can't remember much more from it I'm afraid.

Hope you guys can help me!
asked Dec 31, 2014 in Name That Movie by E-PaiN (1 point)
reopened Aug 12, 2015 by NameThatMovie
Maybe Escape from new york, or escape from l.a.?
Escape from L.A. seems unlikely, but I'll have a good look at Escape From New York, thanks for the suggestion! :-D
It was Escape from L.A. after all!
Thanks for that! =)

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Maybe Escape from new york, or escape from l.a.?

commented Dec 31, 2014 by VHS_Lives 


It was Escape from L.A. after all!
Thanks for that! =)

commented Jan 3, 2015 by E-PaiN

answered Nov 29, 2016 by sancho (106 points)