The Crazies (2010 film)

The Crazies is a 2010 American horror film directed by Breck Eisner from a screenplay from Scott Kosar and Ray Wright. The film is a remake of the 1973 film of the same name and stars Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell, Joe Anderson and Danielle Panabaker. George A. Romero, who wrote and directed the original, served as an executive producer. It is about a fictional Iowa town that becomes afflicted by a biological agent that turns those infected into violent killers. The film was released on February 26 and grossed $55 million on a $20 million budget. The critical summary on Rotten Tomatoes calls it "tense, nicely shot, and uncommonly intelligent", and it received mixed reviews on Metacritic.

The Crazies
Theatrical release poster
Directed byBreck Eisner
Screenplay by
Based onThe Crazies
by George A. Romero
Produced by
  • Michael Aguilar
  • Dean Georgaris
  • Rob Cowan
CinematographyMaxime Alexandre
Edited byBilly Fox
Music byMark Isham
Distributed by
  • Overture Films[1]
  • Participant Media[1]
Release date
  • February 26, 2010 (2010-02-26)
Running time
101 minutes
  • United Arab Emirates[1]
  • United States[1]
Budget$20 million[2]
Box office$55 million[2]

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