Movies about epidemics and viruses

Movies about epidemics and viruses
List of the best movies about epidemics and virus infection, selected by visitors to our site.: Contagion, Rams, School's Out Forever, Locked Down, The Girl with All the Gifts, Jigsaw, Host, I Survived a Zombie Holocaust, Armageddon Tales, Spiral.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Contagion (2011)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:46
CharactersScientists, Terminally ill, Businessmen, Virologists
PlotSurvival, Investigation, End of the world, Viruses, Death
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.

Rams (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryAustralia
CharactersDogs, Alcoholics
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Fight, Friendship, Viruses
PlaceBeach, Hospitals

In remote Western Australia, two estranged farmer brothers, Colin and Les, are at war. But when Les' prize ram is diagnosed with a rare and lethal illness, authorities order a purge of every sheep in the valley - so the brothers must work together to to reunite their family, save their herd, and bring their community back together.

School's Out Forever (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Pupils
PlotSurvival, End of the world, Viruses
PlaceSchool
TimePost apocalypse
StyleBy books

No sooner has 15-year-old Lee Keegan been expelled from his private school than an apocalyptic event wipes out most of the world's population. With his father dead and mother trapped abroad, Lee is given one instruction: go back to school. But safety and security at St. Mark's School for Boys is in short supply. Its high walls can't stop the local parish council from forming a militia and imposing marshal law, while inside the dorms the end of the world is having a dangerous effect on his best friend and his unrequited crush on the school nurse isn't helping him concentrate on staying alive.

Locked Down (2021)
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.

The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
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.

Jigsaw (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersSnipers, Serial killers, Criminals, Detectives
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Motorcycles, Survival, Money
PlaceCemetery
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

Dead bodies begin to turn up all over the city, each meeting their demise in a variety of grisly ways. All investigations begin to point the finger at deceased killer John Kramer.

Host (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFriends, Clairvoyants
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural, Viruses, Computers
TimeNight

Six friends hire a medium to hold a séance via Zoom during lockdown — but they get far more than they bargained for as things quickly go wrong. When an evil spirit starts invading their homes, they begin to realize they might not survive the night.

I Survived a Zombie Holocaust (2014)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryNew Zealand
Duration01:44
CharactersZombie, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Death, Viruses, Chase
StyleAction, Light, Tense, Disturbing

From the land of early Peter Jackson comes another Braindead movie in bad taste. It’s the third day of shooting the low budget horror ‘Tonight They Come’ on location in the wilds of New Zealand. Director SMP is already beside himself having to work with a self-obsessed leading man and a bimbo actress when into his line of fire comes a new runner, wannabe screenwriter Wesley Pennington. Clearly an accident-prone nerd, Wesley nevertheless tries his best to fit in with the crazed cast and demented crew while falling head over heels for Susan, the set caterer. But something nasty has entered the local water supply and suddenly the zombie extras start acting like genuine members of the living dead, gore stunts looks even more authentic and actual severed limbs fly. Reel life turns real as Wesley attempts to save the day while ensuring his latest script will get made.

Armageddon Tales (2021)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersFriends
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Friendship, Death, Viruses
PlaceUSA
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

After surviving a worldwide pandemic, two men with different agendas, two women from a survival colony, and young girl and a man each form alliances as they cross post-apocalyptic landscapes.

Spiral (2014)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genreaction
CountryRussia
Duration01:42
CharactersZombie, Programmers, Immortals, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Fight, Money, Viruses, Chase
PlaceArctic
StyleExciting, Action, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

The beginning of a new life in Moscow is going well for Alexey - until he gets into a lot of troubles...

Contracted: Phase II (2015)
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.

Devil's Playground (2010)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, action
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:33
CharactersZombie, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Pursuit, Viruses
PlaceEngland, London
TimeFuture
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

As the world succumbs to a zombie apocalypse, Cole - a hardened mercenary - is chasing the one person who can provide a cure. Not only to the plague but to Cole's own incumbent destiny.

The End? (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryItaly
Duration01:00
CharactersZombie, Businessmen
PlotViruses
StyleCreepy, Depressive, Disturbing

Claudio Verona is a young and cynical businessman. One day he gets locked in his Roman office elevator before an important meeting with a client. Soon this annoying obstacle will turn into a nightmare. For outside that metal cage, a deadly virus has begun to infect and transform people into extremely violent and dangerous zombies. Claudio has to get out of his claustrophobic space but it seems the elevator is the safest place to be in the city.

Errors of the Human Body (2012)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:41
CharactersInventors
PlotObsession, Viruses, Conspiracies
PlaceGermany, Laboratory
StyleAction, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Canadian scientist, Dr Geoff Burton takes up a position at a new institute in wintry Dresden in order to contribute to their most important project—a human regeneration gene—that also has the potential to make something miraculous out of a personal tragedy that has haunted him for years.

Bong of the Dead (2011)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryCanada
Duration01:31
CharactersZombie, Losers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Supernatural, Viruses
StyleExciting, Fancy, Disturbing

When the world is taken over by flesh eating zombies, best friends Tommy and Edwin figure out a way to benefit from it by turning zombies into fertilizer for growing potent weed! There will be bud.

The Flu (2013)
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.

The Returned (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySpain, Canada
CharactersZombie
PlotApocalypse, Supernatural, Viruses
StyleAction, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

In a post-zombie world, where the infected live normal lives, their retroviral drug is running out.

Zombie Hunter (2013)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersZombie, Mutant, Heroes, Priests
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Supernatural, Viruses, Fate
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Heavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Zombie Hunter is set in a post-apocalyptic Zombie wasteland caused by the mysterious street drug "Natas". We follow one man who has nothing left other than a beat up Camaro and a trunk full of guns and booze. He runs down Flesh Eaters, hunting for sport and redemption, while also running from his past. After crashing into a small group of survivors, who are running low on resources, he decides to lend a hand. But a surprise attack by the Flesh Eaters forces them on the run and puts the Hunter's skills to the test.

The Last Serb in Croatia (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryCroatia, Serbia
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Viruses, Conspiracies

Croatia, seven years after bankruptcy. There is a fight going on in the world - water has become more precious than oil. In order to get hold of it, the powerful are ready to start wars, conquer, destroy, and even plant a zombie-virus. Mico, a bon viveur from Zagreb, whose daily routine includes massage parlours, restaurants and cinemas, where he watches a movie series featuring his favorite actress Franka Anic, is caught completely off guard by the zombie-epidemics. Nevertheless, he boldly embarks on an Odyssey accompanied by his movie heroine, with one highly unattainable, goal: to survive.

The Bay (2012)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
PlotDeath, Viruses, Internet, Fear
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.




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