Adrenalin: Fear the Rush (1996)

77m (USA), 88m (Germany), 2,142 metres
35mm film, colour, 2.35:1
Dolby, English

An American science fiction film directed by Albert Pyun.

Plot Summary

2017: a top-secret and highly contagious Soviet germ warfare weapon has been accidentally released in the wake of the collapse of the USSR. Hundreds of thousand of people across the world have been killed. In Boston, a known serial killer has been infected and is loose somewhere in a refugee camp. A team of elite officers is sent in to find him before he becomes contagious.


Director: Albert Pyun
Filmwerks/Largo Entertainment/Toga Productions
Executive Producer: Barr B. Potter, Paul Rosenblum
Producer: Tom Karnowski, Gary Schmoeller
Co-producer: Mark Scoon
Line Producer: Jessica G. Budin, Dragan Josipovic
Script: Albert Pyun
Director of Photography: George Mooradian
Editor: Ken Morrisey
Music: Tony Riparetti
Production Sound Mixer: Lee Howell
Costume Designer: Shelly Boies
Make Up: Didier Lavergne, Jackie Dobbie
Special Make Up Designer: Maurine Schlenz
Special Make Up Effects: Kevin Marks
Special Effects Coordinator: John McLeod
Optical Effects: Title House Inc
Production Designer: Nenad Pecur

Christopher Lambert (Lemieux)
Natasha Henstridge (Delon)
Norbert Weisser (Cuzo)
Elizabeth Barondes (Wocek)
Xavier Declie (Volker)
Craig Davis (suspect)
Nicholas Guest (Rennard)
Andrew Divoff (Sterns)
Jon Epstein (General Waxman)
Miriam Zezulkova, Blanka Copikova, Martin Hindy (additional cops)
Jana Lonckova, Zdenka Gasparovicova, Maria Mickovicova (nurses)
Anna Juraranova (dead woman in car)

Alternative Titles

– Italy, Portugal
Ultimate Chase – Die letzte Jagd
– Germany



  • Empire November 1997 p.139 – review
  • SFX no.10 p.10 – note


  • The Encyclopedia of Fantastic Film by p.4 – credits