Quarantine is a 2008 American found-footage horror film directed and co-written by John Erick Dowdle, produced by Sergio Aguero, Doug Davison, and Roy Lee, and co-written by Drew Dowdle, being a remake of the Spanish film REC. The film stars Jennifer Carpenter, Jay Hernandez, Columbus Short, Greg Germann, Steve Harris, Dania Ramirez, Rade Šerbedžija, and Johnathon Schaech.
Quarantine features no actual composition, it is "scored" by sound effects.
The film was released by Sony's subsidiary Screen Gems on October 10, 2008. It received polarizingly favorable reviews from critics and was a general box office success. The film was followed by a sequel, Quarantine 2: Terminal (2011).