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Top 10 Best Pandemic Movies of All Time – New Virus Movies List

The fear of infection attracts large streams. The Corona virus pandemic has virtually shut down Dallas, and as we sit in self-quarantine, we can watch art reflect life in the dangerous virus film kind on the small screen. And with inherent several months of quarantine ahead, we are introducing a full catalog of infection-centric films. For your enjoyment, we’ve assembled a complete list of infection-based films and virus-centric thrillers. Let’s see our Top 10 pandemic Movies of all time:

Contagion

Top 10 Best Pandemic Movies of All Time - New Virus Movies List
Contagion

The American sci-fi thriller movie, released in 2011 and directed by Steven Soderbergh. Commercially, the film made $135 million against its $60 million production budget.

The plot concerns the spread of a virus transmitted by fomites, attempts by medical researchers, and public health officials to identify and contain the disease, the loss of social order in a pandemic, and finally, the introduction of a vaccine to halt its spread.

World War Z

Top 10 Best Pandemic Movies of All Time - New Virus Movies List
World War Z

Word War Z is an American apocalyptic action horror film directed by Marc Forster, which was released in 2013 and based on the novel by Max Brooks.

In this film, Brad Pitt plays a former United Nations employee who seeks to find the source and cure of a viral epidemic that turns those infected into vicious, feral monsters. The film is a bit lengthy but completely nail-biting from start to finish.

Cabin Fever

Top 10 Best Pandemic Movies of All Time - New Virus Movies List
Cabin Fever

Cabin fever refers to the distressing claustrophobic irritability or restlessness experienced when a person, or group, is stuck at an isolated location or in confined quarters for an extended period of time.

Cabin fever is a 2002 American horror comedy film co-written and directed by Eli Roth. The inspiration for the film’s story came from a real-life experience during a trip to Iceland when Roth developed a skin infection.

The story follows a group of college graduates who rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a flesh-eating virus.

Outbreak

Top 10 Best Pandemic Movies of All Time - New Virus Movies List
Outbreak

The film, released on March 10, 1995, American disaster film directed by Wolfgang Peterson and based on Richard Preston’s nonfiction book The Hot Zone, was a box-office success, and Spacey won two awards for his performance. A real-life outbreak of the Ebola virus was occurring in Zaire when the film was released.

The story centers on a group of contagious-disease experts who work to minimize and eliminate an airborne virus that’s wreaking havoc on a small California town.

Quarantine

Top 10 Best Pandemic Movies of All Time - New Virus Movies List
Quarantine

Quarantine was released in the United States by Sony’s subsidiary Screen Gems on October 10, 2008, directed and co-written by John Erick Dowdle, produced by Sergio Aguero, Doug Davison, and Roy Lee, and co-written by Drew Dowdle. The film, however, was moderately successful at the box office, grossing $41.3 million worldwide.

The story follows a TV reporter and her cameraman who get trapped in a building that’s being quarantined by the Center for Disease Control. Inside are a group of humans infected by a mysterious disease that’s turned them into bloodthirsty monsters.

Bir Box

Top 10 Best Pandemic Movies of All Time - New Virus Movies List
Bir Box

A post-apocalyptic thriller film directed by Susanne Bier from a screenplay written by Eric Heisserer, and based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Josh Malerman. The film had its world premiere at the AFI Fest on November 12, 2018.

The film follows a woman, played by Sandra Bullock, as she tries to protect herself and two children from evil supernatural entities that make people who look at them go insane and commit suicide.

Blindness

Top 10 Best Pandemic Movies of All Time - New Virus Movies List
Blindness

A thriller film which is an adaptation of the 1995 novel Blindness by Portugee author Jose Saramago. The film premiered as the opening film at the Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2008.

The story follows the world has been upended by an epidemic that causes blindness. A woman who is secretly immune to the disease follows her affected husband, a doctor, to quarantine, which is located in an abandoned mental institution.

Warm Bodies

Top 10 Best Pandemic Movies of All Time - New Virus Movies List
Warm Bodies

This is a paranormal romantic zombie comedy film which was released in 2013, and written and directed by Jonathan Levine and based on Isaac Marion’s novel.

The film focuses on the development of the relationship between Julie, a young woman, and “R”,  a zombie, and how their eventual romance develops throughout. The film is noted for displaying human characteristics in zombie characters and for being told from a zombie’s perspective.

The Andromeda Strain

Top 10 Best Pandemic Movies of All Time - New Virus Movies List
The Andromeda Strain

One of the oldest epidemic movies, the film was produced and directed by Robert Wise and released in 1971. Based on Michael Crichton’s 1969 novel of the same name, With a few exceptions, the film follows the book closely.

The film centers on a group of scientists working to figure out what unknown virus killed all the citizens of a small town. And if you’re really in the mood for virus movies. The remake of this movie also came in 2008.

The omega man

Top 10 Best Pandemic Movies of All Time - New Virus Movies List
The omega man

This is a 1971 American post-apocalyptic science fiction film directed by Boris Sagal and written by John William Corrington and Joyce Corrington, based on the 1954 novel I Am Legend by the American writer Richard Matheson.

The short brief of the film is Hollywood legend Charlton Heston stars in this epic about a doctor who is the only human survivor of an apocalyptic war. He’s surrounded by several hundred deformed, night-loving creatures and must defeat them in order to survive.

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