Movies like Contagious

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Contagious (1997)
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Contagious (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When some shrimp from Mexico, tainted with Cholera, is served to some people on a plane bound for LA. An outbreak ensues. And a doctor sets out to find the source and contain it before it turns into a epidemic. And if things weren't bad enough, a drug smuggler who was carrying some drugs on him contaminates the drugs and are sold on the street. And to top things of her husband who is on a camping trip with their two children is sick but did not show any symptoms until they were isolated from the rest of the world. Can she get to them in time?
Plot: epidemic, doctor, hospital, cholera, infection, disaster, airplane, virus, children, aviation, forest, medical, quarantine, cocaine, family relations, drug dealer, helicopter, policewoman, stepmother, journalism, girl, mirror, camping, dead children, catastrophe ...
Place: los angeles, colombia, taipei

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Most similar movies to Contagious

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, serious and tense films with plots about doctor, hospital, danger, epidemic, death, quarantine and murder mostly in Thriller, Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Contagious: Carriers (1998), Black Death (1992), Mortal Fear (1994), Isolation (2011), Virus (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Carriers (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A female Army doctor and a journalist team up to track a killer virus.
Plot: epidemic, quarantine, car accident, monkey, missing child, hospital, virus, infection, informant, genetic engineering, harbor, doctor ...
Place: usa, delaware, boston
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95%
 5.6
 250
Black Death (1992)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On her way home in a plane to New York, the teenage Sarah gets very ill. She realizes too late that it's more than a cold and with her parents still on vacation, she breaks down in the middle of the street and dies shortly after in a hospital ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, apocalyptic
Plot: airplane, hospital, plague, terminal illness, doctors and patients, race against time, getting home, catastrophe, disaster, epidemic, infection, apocalypse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.7
 179
Mortal Fear (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on the provocative best-selling novel, a brilliant scientist finds the hidden link that can save countless lives, but when a crazed killer uses the same information to play God, millions are at risk. Dr. Jennifer Kessler is the one person who ...
Plot: scientist, morgue, doctor, caucasian, car accident, corpse, bathtub, surgical mask, latex gloves, dental mask, medical mask, eyeglasses
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.5
 252
Isolation (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this eerie hospital chiller, a medical student wakes up in an isolation room, gravely ill with no idea how she got there or how to get out. Trying to make sense of her plight and save herself, she finds the hospital staff distinctly unhelpful.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, realistic
Plot: confined, isolation, hospital, abduction, medical student, murder, woman in danger, caucasian, running, medical malpractice, hidden camera, buried alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 4.8
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Virus (1995)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Who could have deliberately released a rare and deadly African plague that is now spreading uncontrollably throughout America's largest urban areas? A lone determined doctor desperately and fearlessly searches for the truth, but she soon finds ...
Plot: medical, medical research, disease, virus, african american, african, plague, hospital, babe scientist, caucasian, swearing, epidemic ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Deliver Them from Evil: The Taking of Alta View (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man (Rick Worthington) assaults the Alta Vista Hospital taking four women, a man and two babies as hostages. He wants to kill Dr. Garrick, who, according to Worthington, ruined his life sterilizing his wife. He threatens to detonate a bomb. Based ...
Plot: doctor, police, nurse, death, hostage, murder, hostage situation, sniper, criminal, disturbed individual, pregnancy, violence ...
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56%
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 300K
Contagion (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 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.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, apocalyptic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: epidemic, virus, plague, pandemic, quarantine, infected, scientist, deadly virus, infection, vaccine, fate of humanity, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: asia, usa, chicago illinois, minneapolis minnesota, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.8
 5K
Virus (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A real life account of the deadly Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala, and the courageous fight put on by several individuals which helped to contain the epidemic.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, suspense, rough ...
Plot: deadly virus, virus, epidemic, infection, doctor, nurse, race against time, suffering, infected, fate of humanity, folk hero, life is a bitch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Private Duty Nurses (1971)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A trio of beautiful private-duty nurses that practice more than the medical arts must confront underground drug traffickers, racism and murder in their local hospital.
Style: feminist film
Plot: nurse, racism, exploitation, hospital, social issues, contaminated water, feminism, making love, rock band, marijuana, motorcycle accident, murderer ...
Place: southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 231
Stigma (1972)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A black doctor ex-convict returns to the all-white town he knows as home and discovers a deadly disease threatening the citizens. He must fight prejudice and time if he is to save the town.
Plot: doctor, sheriff, epidemic, conspiracy, island, virus, hick, unprotected sex, corrupt sheriff, female nudity, racist, sexually transmitted disease ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 71K
Fractured (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Driving cross-country, Ray and his wife and daughter stop at a highway rest area where his daughter falls and breaks her arm. After a frantic rush to the hospital and a clash with the check-in nurse, Ray is finally able to get her to a doctor. While ...
Style: surprise ending, rough, captivating, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: insanity, gas station, hospital, doctor, desperation, rescue, disappearance, loss of control, tragedy, riding accident, loss of family, little girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 330
Epidemic (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: -A dangerous virus is spreading in Montreal (in Canada) among a group of ostracized and vulnerable homeless people. How long will Anne-Marie Leclerc, infectious disease specialist and director of the Laboratory for Emergency Health, take before ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: epidemic, deadly virus, infection, virus, infected, laboratory, medical research, hospital, pandemic, doctors, scientist, public health ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: montreal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 788
Storm (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A top secret government study involving the manipulation of the weather goes awry, leaving L.A. in the path of a destructive hurricane. A meteorologist sets out to save the city.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, manipulation, apocalypse, heroes, technology gone awry, escapades, airplane, undercover, save the day, adventure, chaos, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Voyage of Terror (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An infectious disease researcher is on a cruise with her daughter when an ebola-type virus attacks the ship's passengers and crew.
Plot: disaster, doctor, mother daughter relationship, videotaping, president, ocean, u.s. president, cruise ship, torpedo, water, quarantine, disease ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.6
 320
Needlestick (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A desperate doctor locks down South Union Cardiac Hospital to keep the greatest discovery in human history to himself, while a young intern races to save a dying young dancer, his ex-girlfriend, and his best friend, and stop his mentor.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, bleak, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: cure, hospital, aging, medical, mad scientist, experiment, secret, doctor, male doctor, murder, violence, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 335
Thirst (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A chemical engineer, who recently moved to town, struggles to find a way to kill a deadly new variant of Cryptosporidium that has infiltrated the town's water supply, causing people who drink it to die of thirst.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, hospital, quarantine, race against time, escapades, adventure, heat wave, catastrophe, plague, couple relations, chaos, bacteria ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 318
Pandemic (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: ER doctor Tsuyoshi Matsuoka receives a patient with a virus unlike anything he's seen before. His symptoms include high fever, convulsions, vomiting of blood and multiple organ failure. Could this be a new form of influenza or is it some other ...
Style: suspense, captivating, serious, psychological
Plot: epidemic, virus, pandemic, doctor, quarantine, plague, research, disease, disaster, society, investigation, medical profession ...
Time: near future, 2010s
Place: japan
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37%
 5.3
 372
True Nature (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Part drama and part supernatural thriller, TRUE NATURE tells the story of a family reunited when their college-age daughter is found after a year-long disappearance. With no memory of what happened to her, she soon discovers that her very presence ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: murder, memory loss, husband wife relationship, doctor, hallucination, weight loss, missing person, uncover truth, comeback, family relations, society, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Factor 8 (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A presumed virus outbreak during a flight from south Asia to Munich. Most of all, the scientific premise is utterly wrong. Retroviruses is shown as multiplying in erythrocytes, which lack a) DNA (necessary for retrovirus replication) and b) the ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: airplane, epidemic, quarantine, pilot, antidote, passenger, disaster, deadly virus, isolation, moral dilemma, isolated place, virus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.6
 254
Benzersiz (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A pharmacist (Cemal Hunal) who lives in an Anatolian city with his mother and daughter had a terrible case in his pharmacy shop while he was on duty with his assistants. He both mentally and physically goes through a trauma. He stays in a coma for ...
Plot: doctor, flashback, nurse, revenge, murder, pharmacist, pharmacy, hospital, blood, gun
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34%
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 544
Refuge (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic thriller set in the ruins of a collapsed America, Refuge follows a family’s struggle to survive and rebuild a life in the absence of civilization. In the wake of a catastrophic plague, the family lives a lonely existence, ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, epidemic, murder, end of the world, medication, husband wife relationship, gang, child in peril, family home, home invasion, little girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Stranger Inside (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A woman and her husband become the target of their fertility doctor.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense
Plot: doctor, kidnapping, couples, baby, married couple, doctors and patients, relationship problems, marital problem, pregnant wife, family problems, possessed human, doctors ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Desperate Hour (2021)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A woman desperately races to save her child after police place her hometown on lockdown due to an active shooter incident.
Plot: race against time, female protagonist, police, negotiation, running, police officer, quarantine, forest, river, small town, sneakers, jogging ...
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30%
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Exclusive (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The famous TV journalist Marcy Singer receives an anonymous phone call that orders her to the Blue Moon bar. When she arrives, she finds 6 corpses. Urged by her new boss, she investigates the case, and soon learns about evidence against her own ...
Style: suspense, mysterious
Plot: car accident, rain, secret, fear, death, professor, remote control, obsession, doctor, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, ex husband ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Til Death Do Us Part (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Michael and Madison Roland had planned to spend the rest of their lives together, until one day Michael's controlling ways turned their perfect marriage. With the help of her best friend, Madison decides to get away. After adopting a new ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense
Plot: marital abuse, misogynist, marriage, escape, husband wife relationship, neighbor, waitress, unplanned pregnancy, hospital, neighbor neighbor relationship, domestic violence, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 489
Death Dreams (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Despite her husband's doubts, a woman reaches out to her dead daughter with a psychiatrist's help.
Style: serious, gloomy, emotional
Plot: afterlife, uncover truth, parents and children, death in the family, solace, family problems, family relations, ghost, dealing with death, supernatural, crimes, butterfly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 128K
Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, epidemic, bio weapon, quarantine, research, biological warfare, deadly virus, antidote, monkey, infected, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 90s, 60s, year 1995, year 1967
Place: usa, africa, california, san francisco, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.7
 321
Killer Crush (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Paige's crush on her professor takes a twisted turn when she is hired to be the caregiver for his wife who has Multiple Sclerosis.
Style: suspense, intense, brutal, psychological
Plot: female psychopath, murder, student, medical, medical student, disturbed person, seduction, femme fatale, violence, marriage, female domination, female criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 119K
Red Eye (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, the Lux Atlantic Hotel manager Lisa is waiting for a flight to Miami. Due to the bad weather and consequent flight delay, she meets in the airport bar Jack Rippner, who is also in the waiting ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, psychological, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, terrorism, airplane, hostage, fear, kidnapping, psychology, villain, crimes, hitman, stewardess, airport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, dallas texas, texas, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Stalked by My Doctor (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a teenage girl is miraculously saved by a heart surgeon, the doctor begins to flirt with her. Her father doesn’t believe her and unbeknownst to all, the doctor is obsessed with the girl.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: stalker, obsession, teenager, doctor patient relationship, abduction, hospital, surgeon, internet dating, mother daughter relationship, doctors and patients, teenage girl, nursing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%