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Make a move and the bunny gets it.
~ Grissom's most famous line
Before I kill you, Poe, I just wanted you to know that the last thing that little Casey Poe ever gets to smell will be my... stinking... breath.
~ Grissom threatening Poe's daughter

Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom is the main antagonist of the 1997 action film Con Air. He is a criminal mastermind who hijacks a plane transferring several violent criminals to another facility so he can escape from prison.

He is portrayed by John Malkovich, who also portrayed Mitch Leary in In the Line of Fire and Quentin Turnbull in Jonah Hex.