Films about the pandemic

Films about the pandemic
List of the best films about the pandemic according to the audience: Cargo, 28 Days Later, Train to Busan, World War Z, Contagion, I Am Legend, Locked Down, Pandemic, Twelve Monkeys, 93 Days.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration02:19
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Travel, Viruses
PlaceAustralia
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

After being infected in the wake of a violent pandemic and with only 48 hours to live, a father struggles to find a new home for his baby daughter.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:53
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Viruses
PlaceEngland, London, Ghost towns
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Numbers in the title, Disturbing

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, action, drama, cartoon
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:43
CharactersZombie, Family, Military, Soldier, Sisters
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Cars, Death, Baseball
PlaceTrains, Korea
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Touching, Depressive

Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersZombie, Family, Scientists, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Tense, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:46
CharactersScientists, Terminally ill, Businessmen, Virologists
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Investigation, End of the world, Viruses
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Monsters, Doctors, Heroes
PlotLove, Survival, Disasters, Apocalypse, End of the world
PlaceUSA, New York
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Disturbing

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotRobbery, Relationship, Viruses, Motorcycles, Life
PlaceLondon

During a COVID-19 lockdown, sparring couple Linda and Paxton call a truce to attempt a high-risk jewellery heist at one of the world's most exclusive department stores, Harrods.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersZombie, Teens, Cannibals, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Viruses, Birthday, Self-sacrifice
PlaceSchool, Los Angeles
TimePost apocalypse
StyleHeavy, Tense, Serious

In the near future, a virus of epic proportions has overtaken the planet. There are more infected than uninfected, and humanity is losing its grip on survival. Its only hope is finding a cure and keeping the infected contained. Lauren is a doctor who, after the fall of New York, arrives in Los Angeles to lead the hunt for uncontaminated civilian survivors. But nothing can prepare her crack team for the blood-soaked mayhem they are about to witness as they head into the Californian mean streets where everything is considered a trap… From director John (THE SCRIBBLER) Suits, a boundary-crashing, game-changing science fiction thriller featuring non-stop action from a first person shooter perspective, putting the audience in the middle of every fight whilst feeling in control of every punch thrown and shot fired. Welcome to the new model of immersive action thriller for the hardcore video game generation.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersScientists, Psychologists
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse, Time travel, End of the world, Time machine
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Dystopian, Action, Twisted plot

In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when Cole is mistakenly sent to 1990 instead of 1996, he's arrested and locked up in a mental hospital. There he meets psychiatrist Dr. Kathryn Railly, and patient Jeffrey Goines, the son of a famous virus expert, who may hold the key to the mysterious rogue group, the Army of the 12 Monkeys, thought to be responsible for unleashing the killer disease.

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama
CountryNigeria
PlotViruses

Bimbo Akintola, Danny Glover and TIFF Rising Star Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama star in director Steve Gukas’ riveting real-life thriller about courageous health-care workers in Lagos battling the Ebola outbreak of 2014.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Japan
Duration01:44
CharactersPregnant, Hippies
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Saving the World
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:05
CharactersAliens, Strong women, Prisoner
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, UFO, Abduction
PlaceBunker, Closed Space
TimePost apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Tense, Disturbing, Womens in main roles

After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:34
CharactersVampire, Immortals, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Experiments, Viruses
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Disturbing

In the year 2019, a plague has transformed almost every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vampires on a way to save humankind.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:10
CharactersMonkeys, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Revolution, Experiments, Viruses, Expeditions
PlaceForest
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Makes me think, Depressive

A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersMonkeys, Heroes
PlotViruses
PlaceThe White House, Helicopters
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A deadly airborne virus finds its way into the USA and starts killing off people at an epidemic rate. Col Sam Daniels' job is to stop the virus spreading from a small town, which must be quarantined, and to prevent an over reaction by the White House.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:30
CharactersZombie, Teens, Scientists, Friends, Terminally ill
PlotSurvival, Fight, Friendship, Viruses, Multi-part
PlaceCourt, Deserts, Labyrinths, Ghost towns, Laboratory
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Cyberpunk

Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who makes it out alive will get answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:38
CharactersZombie, Astronauts, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Fight, Death, Viruses, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Tense, Depressive, Serious

On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to pack up and goes out on an unauthorized expedition to collect further samples. But a routine excavation turns to disaster when the porous ground collapses and he falls into a deep crevice and near certain death. His devastated colleagues attempt to recover his body. However, when another vanishes, they start to suspect that the life-form they have discovered is not without danger.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
PlotDeath, Viruses, Internet, Fear, Environmental disasters
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Two million fish washed ashore. One thousand blackbirds dropped from the sky. On July 4, 2009 a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what happened that Independence Day has never been told—until now. The authorities believed they had buried the truth about the tragedy that claimed over 700 human lives. Now, three years later, a reporter has emerged with footage revealing the cover-up and an unimaginable killer: a mysterious parasitic outbreak. Told from the perspective of those who were there and saw what happened, The Bay unfolds over 24 hours through people's iPhones, Androids, 911 calls, webcams, and whatever else could be used to document the nightmare in Claridge. What follows is a nerve-shredding tale of a small town plunged into absolute terror.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersZombie, Blonde girls, Santa Claus, Friends, Tough guys
PlotLove, Survival, End of the world, Travel, Cars
PlaceForest
TimeNew Year, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending

Columbus, Tallahassee, Wichita, and Little Rock move to the American heartland as they face off against evolved zombies, fellow survivors, and the growing pains of the snarky makeshift family.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersCouriers
PlotLove, Survival, Basketball, Loneliness, Viruses
TimePost apocalypse
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

During a pandemic lockdown, Nico, a young man with rare immunity, must overcome martial law, murderous vigilantes and a powerful family to reunite with his love, Sara.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:02
CharactersFirefighters
PlotSurvival, Viruses
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A case of the flu quickly morphs into a pandemic. As the death toll mounts and the living panic, the government plans extreme measures to contain it.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
PlotSurvival, Viruses
TimePost apocalypse

Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus.A deadly virus has spread across the globe. Contagion is everywhere, no one is safe and no one can be trusted. Four young attractive people race through the back roads of the American West to the pounding beat of a vacation soundtrack. Their aim is to retreat to secluded utopian beach in the Gulf of Mexico, where they could peacefully wait out the pandemic and survive the apocalyptic disease. Their plans take a grim turn when their car breaks down on an isolated road starting a chain of events that will seal the fate of each of them in an inexorable and horrifying voyage of hell through a western landscape populated by only the hideous dead or the twisted living.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryBrazil, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, Italy
Duration02:01
CharactersStrong women, Disabled people, Blind
PlotSurvival, Viruses
TimePost apocalypse
StylePhilosophical, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

When a sudden plague of blindness devastates a city, a small group of the afflicted band together to triumphantly overcome the horrific conditions of their imposed quarantine.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersTerminally ill, Surgeons
PlotBlackmail
TimeDark ones
StyleTwisted plot, Atmospheric, Tense, Creepy, Depressive

A worldwide epidemic encourages a bio-tech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
PlotOn real events
TimeNew Year

2020: A year so [insert adjective of choice here], even the creators of Black Mirror couldn't make it up… but that doesn't mean they don't have a little something to add. This comedy event that tells the story of the dreadful year that was — and perhaps still is? The documentary-style special weaves together some of the world's most (fictitious) renowned voices with real-life archival footage.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:37
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Viruses
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Four friends find themselves trapped in their small hometown after they discover their friends and neighbors going quickly and horrifically insane.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:13
CharactersZombie, Teachers, Cannibals, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Viruses, Experiments, Fear
PlaceLaboratory
TimePost apocalypse, Future, Dark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Smart, Tense, Womens in main roles, Disturbing

In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration00:44
CharactersZombie, Serial killers, Guitarists
PlotSurvival, Viruses
StyleDisturbing

Picking up directly where the previous film left off, the story follows Riley, one of the last people to come in contact with Samantha, as he scrambles to track down those responsible for the outbreak before the highly contagious disease not only consumes his body, but the world as we know it.

Duration01:40
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Mutant, Strong women
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Skirmishes, Viruses
PlaceLaboratory
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, By games, Tense, Womens in main roles, Worth watching

When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain are charged with leading the mission. But they only have three hours before the pathogen becomes airborne and infects the world.

Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersZombie, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Viruses
PlaceBunker, Hospitals
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Tense, Depressive

In a world overrun by zombies, military personnel and survivalists live in an underground bunker while they seek a cure.





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