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Spread of Simian Flu: Before the Dawn of the Apes (Year 1)

November 24, 2019


[DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES
PRESENTS] [BEFORE THE DAWN
A SERIES INSPIRED BY THE TEN YEARS BETWEEN
THE RISE AND THE DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES] [IN 2011, THE ‘SIMIAN FLU’ VIRUS SPREAD ACROSS MAJOR U.S. CITIES WITH NO KNOWN CURE, GLOBAL EFFORTS FOCUSED ON CONTAINMENT.] [YEAR ONE] -Uninfected members of the public are being urged to evacuate… Ready for this? Ready. Ok, you’re gonna get into this care here, alright. How are you guys? We’re fine, how are you? Who’s that? Oh, we found a dog. He’s cute. He’s for you. What’s this? It’s lipstick. Did you see the sun today? Mhm. Yeah. Is she sleeping through the night? Yeah, we found a house. It’s pretty nice, it’s only how she likes it. How is it out there? It’s quiet. They said it’s a one in ten chance. I’m glad you found a house. Come on, I’m gonna sit you down right here. You’re gonna wait for me, Ok? Hey, take it easy man. Take it easy. It’s Ok. Take it easy. Are you sick? No. I’m not sick, see. Just take it easy. Are you alone? I’m with my daughter, Ok. She wants him to stay. That’s what she wants. I’ll come get him in the morning, Ok. It’s gonna be alright. Ready to see mom? [QUARANTINE
DIRECTED BY ISAIAH SERET] [A MOTHERBOARD PRODUCTION] [PRESENTED BY
DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES
IN THEATERS JULY 11]

100 Comments

  • Reply Jonathon Carter Schall July 5, 2014 at 10:50 pm

    If you're going to feature a scene comprised of one line to indicate the passage of time, why didn't you feature a scene with two lines to comment on how we justify breaking into someone's home and murdering them for their freezer goods? Oh, right — because you showed us, "Mommy's sick, and a mans gotta do…."

  • Reply Rocky Collado July 5, 2014 at 11:35 pm

    Ugh… Let me save some of you people the time. There's a virus and a sob story of a family in the midst of it. .It's basically 6 and a half minutes of those parts in Walking Dead where there's literally nothing going on. You're welcome.

  • Reply DC Danny July 6, 2014 at 6:17 am

    What a beautiful film.

  • Reply DC Danny July 6, 2014 at 6:36 am

    Why can't u just enjoy it?

  • Reply Luis Velez July 7, 2014 at 1:04 am

    is this an m83 video

  • Reply NewJocular July 7, 2014 at 2:33 am

    just a lame music video featuring a murder for food.

  • Reply Joydeep S July 7, 2014 at 5:43 am

    Im excited to see the movie but totally not feeling this

  • Reply neoc03 July 7, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    Old man should have shot that dude the second he started moving towards him.

  • Reply Yokefu Wok July 7, 2014 at 3:41 pm

    pretty well shot …keep it up

  • Reply lalayeah July 8, 2014 at 1:17 am

    Did they just leave their dog to die next to her?

  • Reply Lynda Medina July 8, 2014 at 4:28 am

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  • Reply МЕЛЛЕР ФОРСТ July 8, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    xXL kLLas LIke

  • Reply FatMissyCat hat July 8, 2014 at 1:52 pm

    Does anyone know the song at the beginning 🙁

  • Reply Talon Diwisch July 9, 2014 at 1:43 am

    That was really weird. Especially the music. And what's the point in it?

  • Reply Nightwing245 July 9, 2014 at 1:59 am

    I love the choice of music in this piece. It reminds me of A clockwork orange. Good job!

  • Reply William Rogers July 9, 2014 at 3:48 am

    So…Much…FEELS!!!!!!!!! :'(

  • Reply neo1303 July 9, 2014 at 8:29 am

    I loved this. Short, sweet and to the point. The music fit perfectly and made me actually care about this family even though I know little about them. 

  • Reply STRENGTH SKATEBOARDS,LLC July 9, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    THUMBS DOWN..IMA WATCH  YEAR 5 AND 10

  • Reply Abee V July 9, 2014 at 8:51 pm

    Can't wait to see this movie!

  • Reply PETER PHAM July 10, 2014 at 8:47 pm

    There is a global pandemic right now? I guess I need to watch the news more often.

  • Reply Gary Showbiz July 12, 2014 at 1:46 am

    This is GREAT!

  • Reply Palmy Palmii July 13, 2014 at 6:23 pm

    im crying 🙁

  • Reply rafael jordan July 15, 2014 at 5:54 pm

    pretty cool… but the little girl puts her infected gloves RIGHT UP to her mouth. whoops lol

  • Reply Trevor Terry July 16, 2014 at 3:56 am

    It says Jon Beasley did the music… I can't find anything on him- anyone have any leads?

  • Reply KC July 17, 2014 at 3:39 pm

    When will humans appreciate the life thats in front of them? … Until it is taken away from them. 

  • Reply ouncy July 18, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    Boring.

  • Reply Horror Knight July 19, 2014 at 8:53 am

    The only thing i liked about this was the dog. I love dogs in fact i have a canoodle dog who's one of the cutest things you'll ever see.  

  • Reply TheShockHaven July 20, 2014 at 6:52 pm

    This was one of the most boring shit I've ever watched I came here to see what happens before dawn of the apes because I saw the movie. All I see is a family talking, petting a dog, eating frozen shit like wtf was this.

  • Reply Barnibus Snaples July 21, 2014 at 2:08 pm

    so… why should i care about the father? He's a dick. He brutally assaulted (maybe killed) a man who just as well may have been a father as well. 

  • Reply Joe McConnell July 24, 2014 at 10:46 pm

    Well, that was depressing.

  • Reply Mr Pat July 25, 2014 at 4:58 am

    It's almost like the last of us

  • Reply Spownach July 25, 2014 at 5:02 pm

    Now to the most important question: Where did the dog go?

  • Reply 2010marioluigi July 28, 2014 at 6:27 pm

    whatever happened to four years fighting the virus and four years fighting each other? why would that dad fuck need to kill that old man when its only the first year of the flu? the flu was quite a force for three more years approx: 2016-2020 in the apes continuity. society should not be collapsing at the drop of a hat, and the flu would not actually be called the simian flu until some time in the second year of the flu or around 2017-early 2018. because originally people did not know what the hell it was. plus the quarantine seems a little cheap. even in the outbreak's early years, quarantine means quarantine nonetheless. so shouldn't the mother be placed in somewhere more secure where people cannot throw corn and shit down a hatch without any screening or virus testing? also shouldn't the masks be a little more protective? not like a ww1 or ww2 gas mask, but you know it IS and outbreak after all and you can never be too careful.

  • Reply Sydney Moore August 3, 2014 at 6:30 am

    So close to making me cry.

  • Reply GoyliathZiofister August 3, 2014 at 10:09 am

    Ha, gheyyy!

  • Reply Pier Chua August 4, 2014 at 2:36 am

    So the quarantine room has a higher temp than the outside?

  • Reply JOB BARRERA August 4, 2014 at 5:27 am

    AWESOME 😀

  • Reply Tarek August 13, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    the fuck is this shit?

  • Reply RaihanSkywalker August 13, 2014 at 5:38 pm

    This is so crap. Shame coz it could have been good.

  • Reply lalomaus August 14, 2014 at 3:54 pm

    anyone knows who is the music?

  • Reply CASANOVAMARPRO August 19, 2014 at 5:54 pm

    Could anyone help telling me whats the name of the music or song? I know the composer is Jon Beasley but the name or title of the work nothing

  • Reply JarethXIV August 20, 2014 at 5:11 am

    4:19 I NEED… THE LINK… OF THIS SONG!!!
    plase 😀

  • Reply Giuseppe Saluto September 3, 2014 at 11:48 pm

    magnificent …. chills …

  • Reply jigsawkiller3d September 16, 2014 at 7:14 pm

    @Anymation

    This is on the blu ray of dawn so yes they got rights

  • Reply Epic trailers September 20, 2014 at 6:28 pm

    ebola? coming soom in all your houses

  • Reply Mr. Fishy September 29, 2014 at 3:43 am

    This is very scary if this is real I will have a heart attack

  • Reply FinJproductions October 9, 2014 at 7:23 pm

    It wasn't in 2011 it was in 2018.

  • Reply Huskies23 October 17, 2014 at 8:02 am

    Ebola

  • Reply annlouiseful October 23, 2014 at 4:16 am

    Ebola………..

  • Reply Lauris is back October 27, 2014 at 4:26 pm

    I have seem many movies, so many in these 24 years.
    but these 5 minutes what I seen here, was for sure the best moments ever. 

  • Reply MikeSikey October 30, 2014 at 4:16 am

    The feels are real

  • Reply akuffo96 October 31, 2014 at 6:43 pm

    4:02 Deadly infectious disease with the potential to wipe out the human race? Screw it, I'll take my mask off AND put my gloves in my mouth

  • Reply Thomas Deymier November 3, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    Hey @Motherboard ! Any chance to see the sound track released somewhere some times??? Thanks

  • Reply KSINapalmSO November 24, 2014 at 5:23 am

    Anyone know the music throughout the video? 

  • Reply Jose Guillermo November 28, 2014 at 11:27 pm

    Un cortometraje para gente hipster! lo unico que faltaba era un cabron vestido de bufanda y sombrerito tocando la guitarra!

  • Reply Guinefort November 29, 2014 at 7:09 pm

    Does one know where the sountrack can be found? I searched for John Beasleys music but couldnt find that one.

  • Reply Wladimir Moquete December 31, 2014 at 1:34 am

    Good job!

  • Reply Gerardo Jimenez January 3, 2015 at 6:02 am

    Do u guys think this is probably how Ebola is going to be like

  • Reply Marco Cumba January 11, 2015 at 2:18 am

    esta genial 😀

  • Reply Tony Valentino January 23, 2015 at 3:12 pm

    I thought that the Simian Flu started in 2016. Doesn't Dawn take place in 2026 (ten years after Rise)?

  • Reply Daniel yang March 5, 2015 at 9:09 pm

    i imaged the years between to be more like the last of us 

  • Reply Elias Vandyke-Titus June 18, 2015 at 12:51 pm

    what the hell happened at 4:50?

  • Reply Erick Enrique7734 July 28, 2015 at 4:46 am

    You guys should play plague inc it has the simian flu available

  • Reply Margaret Garcia August 14, 2015 at 7:38 pm

    It's Selena at 2:54!!!!

  • Reply Cybernetic Skeptic December 25, 2015 at 7:10 am

    Did I just watch an ad or news?

    Oh God South Park is getting it right…

  • Reply Edoardo Fasoli January 18, 2016 at 4:31 pm

    Thanks for the Italian subtitles! 🙂

  • Reply Dangerous Mistake March 16, 2016 at 8:11 am

    that was fuckin… WACK

  • Reply Timothy Greene June 13, 2016 at 2:09 pm

    How come the apes didn't experience any bad side effects like the people did ?  This movie was really stupid.

  • Reply G Koh August 23, 2016 at 2:35 am

    I don't know what to say. It's heartbreaking to see a mother and her child having this sort of experience.

  • Reply Ashley Spears January 3, 2017 at 7:33 pm

    Is the flu real?

  • Reply Alexander Prufer January 25, 2017 at 5:12 pm

    WTF that's my dog!!!

  • Reply StylishGiraffe January 25, 2017 at 7:58 pm

    It's weird to think this will happen in our lifetime. I know people say that's bullshit but think about it

    1900's Spanish flu

    1800's cholera

    1700's the plague

    1600's the Black Death

    And yes I probably fucked up but my point is there is a pandemic almost every century

  • Reply Old Account January 30, 2017 at 8:52 pm

    wat is the simian flue? :^)

  • Reply El AlanOsmar March 10, 2017 at 4:08 pm

    que sad 🙁

  • Reply Willy July 14, 2017 at 10:23 pm

    It is realistic a similar scenario?

  • Reply How to Russian July 16, 2017 at 11:20 pm

    Too much music, it's almost over powering

  • Reply Chetan Waghela July 17, 2017 at 2:50 pm

    so she puts makeup and lipstick inside quarantine.

  • Reply Food Guy July 21, 2017 at 5:58 pm

    This sucked

  • Reply David DavisCrawford July 22, 2017 at 12:07 am

    amazing great work!

  • Reply aidan July 22, 2017 at 1:41 am

    This is nice

  • Reply Kevin Miller August 8, 2017 at 8:34 pm

    The little girl is Gracie Miller http://www.imdb.com/name/nm6449853/?ref_=nv_sr_1

  • Reply Valentina Souza November 29, 2017 at 3:11 am

    ❣?

  • Reply SIŁENCE December 17, 2017 at 3:06 am

    Is this a real show

  • Reply Jordan Scarborough December 26, 2017 at 2:51 am

    I felt like the daughter was gonna get infected

  • Reply Drift PG3D YT December 28, 2017 at 8:50 am

    What is this?

  • Reply Erwin Rommel March 19, 2018 at 9:59 pm

    I was playing plague inc while watching this and the only country that survived was fucking Brazil of all countries!

  • Reply Captiankirk games March 26, 2018 at 5:54 pm

    This should become a spin off movie

  • Reply Emperor nightmare Afton March 30, 2018 at 8:37 pm

    Caesar have causes it

  • Reply Bernard Bellanger April 4, 2018 at 3:32 pm

    Simian flu is not real in real life in in year 3

  • Reply Mr. Durr Burger sandwich September 29, 2018 at 6:45 pm

    1:59 who drinks water that loud ma dude looll

  • Reply ThomasDelany December 14, 2018 at 9:05 pm

    Anyone know where I can find the music used?

  • Reply ttmackful December 27, 2018 at 12:52 pm

    That poor family. The father and daughter are out there while the mother is sick and separated from them.

  • Reply ttmackful February 6, 2019 at 11:31 pm

    My heart aches for this family ?

  • Reply isaiah sanders February 22, 2019 at 5:36 pm

    wait… IS THAT… mye name!? >:O

  • Reply Robert Sopin2772 June 5, 2019 at 4:22 am

    That ending makes me tear up

  • Reply AncientOneProductions July 2, 2019 at 3:55 pm

    Cool 🙂

  • Reply Eron Channel July 13, 2019 at 8:55 pm

    Okay but

    W H A T H A P P E N E D T O T H E D O G

  • Reply Paul D August 24, 2019 at 10:52 pm

    Damn't I just realizes I watched these in reverse order. I was like: See things are getting better!

  • Reply Infinity September 15, 2019 at 7:22 pm

    Ok..its a sad story for humans..but i just dont feel bad for them.. I prefer the apes to win

  • Reply SMNoir_ciel October 3, 2019 at 5:46 am

    0:10 It was 2016 that spread the Simian Flu virus not 2011.

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