Top 3 Outbreak Movie Details

While searching the internet for Outbreak movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

It may be puzzling why a South American Capuchin is used to portray the monkey that escapes from Zaire, a Central African nation, but in actuality it is the same monkey used on Friends in 1994. At the time of filming, both Outbreak and Friends were owned by Warner Bros.
It may be puzzling why a South American Capuchin is used to portray the monkey that escapes from Zaire, a Central African nation, but in actuality it is the same monkey used on Friends in 1994. At the time of filming, both Outbreak and Friends were owned by Warner Bros.
The dialogue sounds like it would in the characters' headsets whenever they are wearing them.
The dialogue sounds like it would in the characters' headsets whenever they are wearing them.

Trivia

I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun Outbreak details are suitable for kids.

  1. Lt. Colonel Briggs spends much of the movie getting ordered to arrest various people. His surname is a play on the word "brig", which can mean a military prison.

Outbreak poster
Outbreak poster

Outbreak Plot: Army doctors struggle to find a cure for a deadly virus spreading throughout a California town that was brought to America by an African monkey.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Outbreak, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Outbreak and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Action, Drama, Thriller
Director Wolfgang Petersen
Main Actors Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey
IMDB score 6.6