Movies and TV shows like The Hot Zone

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The Hot Zone (2019)
 7.3
 6K
The Hot Zone (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Heroic U.S. Army scientist Dr. Nancy Jaax, working with a secret military specialized team, puts her life on the line to head off an Ebola outbreak before it spread to the human population.
Style: macabre, rough, suspenseful, stylized, based on true events, gloomy
Plot: virus, research, military, infection, scientist, fear, disease, female protagonist, death, doctor, victim, quarantine, laboratory, blood, passenger, swat team, army, cave, illness, soldier, mutation, operation, bomb, hysteria, exodus ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: africa, washington d.c., texas, dallas texas, virginia, cleveland ohio

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Most similar movies to The Hot Zone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, tense and suspense films and TV series with plots about danger, virus, death, scientist, disease, doctor and plague mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Hot Zone: Contagion (2011), Containment (2016), The Andromeda Strain (2008), Virus (2019), Outbreak (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 266K
Contagion (2011)
Genre: Action, 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, suspense, tense, emotional ...
Plot: virus, epidemic, plague, quarantine, pandemic, infected, infection, fate of humanity, scientist, chaos and mayhem, hysteria, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 70s
Place: asia, usa, hong kong, chicago illinois, minneapolis minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 10K
Containment (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An epidemic breaks out in Atlanta leaving the large city quarantined and those stuck on the inside fighting for their lives. This is the story of loved ones torn apart, and how the society that grows inside the quarantine reveals both the devolution ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, epidemic, virus, tragic event, doctor, society, death, vaccine, trapped, conspiracy theory, murder, blood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Andromeda Strain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: A U.S. satellite crash-lands near a small town in Utah, unleashing a deadly plague that kills virtually everyone except two survivors, who may provide clues to immunizing the population. As the military attempts to quarantine the area, a team of ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, harsh, futuristic ...
Plot: plague, bacteria, danger, laboratory, deadly, cure, disease, biohazard, survival, catastrophe, satellite, deadly virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 70s
Place: usa, utah, los angeles, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 3K
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: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: deadly virus, virus, doctor, nurse, health, life is a bitch, paranoia, folk hero, death, outburst, epidemic, infection
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 115K
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, quarantine, epidemic, research, biological warfare, bio weapon, monkey, danger, antidote, society, fighting the system, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 60s, year 1967, year 1995, 1990s ...
Place: usa, africa, california, san francisco, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An outbreak of avian flu mutates into a virus that becomes transmittable from human to human.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, tense
Plot: catastrophe, isolation, plague, danger, distopia, chaos, race against time, chaos and mayhem, heroes, life is a bitch, escapades, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 28K
Helix (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, deadly virus, immortality, uncover truth, virus, quarantine, zombie, danger, deadly, secret place, escapades, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 266
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, disaster film, disease, investigation, society, danger ...
Time: near future, 2010s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.4
 1K
Cordon (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A cordon seals off a section of Antwerp when a deadly virus threatens the city. People are left to their own devices which brings out the best but also the worst.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense
Plot: quarantine, virus, isolation, danger, plague, human nature, confined, chaos, disease, conspiracy, scientist, wall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, antwerp, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: 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.
Style: dark, suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, little girl, blood, eaten alive, infection, survival, military, children, bunker, teacher ...
Time: future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.6
 8K
Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Survivors was a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC. It depicts the lives of a group of people who survived a virulent unknown strain of influenza which has wiped out most of the human species. According to the producers, ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, plague, survival, deadly virus, danger, group of strangers, ex convict, scientist, doctor, politician, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 8K
Viral (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Following the outbreak of a virus that wipes out the majority of the human population, a young woman documents her family's new life in quarantine and tries to protect her infected sister.
Style: suspense, bloody, brutal, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: virus, infection, quarantine, humanity in peril, disease, infected, fate of humanity, sister sister relationship, gas mask, outburst, survival, mutation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.7
 905
Alien Predator (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 3 young friends are on vacation in Spain, until weird things begin to occur and then a man from NASA tells them what's really going on: Dangerous Alien Organisms from the Apollo 14 Moon Mission, which was tested on animals on SkyLab. But then ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, apocalyptic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, scientist, love triangle, disease, nasa, monster, mad scientist, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.7
 9K
Cabin Fever (2016)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this grisly remake of the 2002 horror hit, five college chums rent an isolated woodland cabin for a party. But their fun quickly ends when the group is exposed to a hideous flesh-eating virus, and survival becomes the name of the game.
Style: bleak, rough, suspense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: cabin in the woods, virus, disease, vacation, teenager, dog, isolation, death, burned alive, sex scene, friendship, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 58K
Flashforward (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: When the entire world blacks out for two minutes and seventeen seconds, everyone sees a flash of their own future 6 months from the present. For some, the future is hopeful, while for others, it is unexpected. For a few, it doesn't seem to ...
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: investigation, dreams, foreknowledge, destiny, fbi, supernatural, law enforcement, partners, uncover truth, fate of humanity, coworker, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, near future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 1K
E-Ring (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: E-Ring is an American television military drama, created by Ken Robinson and David McKenna and executive produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, that premiered on NBC on September 21, 2005. The title of the show refers to the structure of The Pentagon, which ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: military, undercover, fighting the system, danger, terrorism, state affairs, rebellion, workplace, politics, gender, workplace intrigue, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Covert One: The Hades Factor (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino, Academy and Golden Globe Award winner Anjelica Huston and Stephen Dorff star in this nail-biting tale of action and intrigue about members of an elite undercover team who race against time to locate the source of a ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: undercover, bio weapon, secret agents, investigation, virus, race against time, conspiracy, spy, save the world, adventure, danger, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., seattle washington, seattle, paris france, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 21K
Zoo (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: dangerous animal, extinction, pandemic, experiment, save the world, mutation, survival, partners, veterinarian, safari, cure, reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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10.5: Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A jolted West Coast deals with the deadly aftereffects of a massive tremor in this sequel to the disaster drama 10.5. Concerned that a widening fault line may set off two nuclear reactors, seismologist Samantha Hill (Kim Delaney) contacts the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, survival, save the world, rescue, chaos, race against time, apocalypse, forces of nature, escapades, save the day, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, texas, kansas, utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 2K
Warning Sign (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An accident occurs in an ultra-secret government biological weapons laboratory spreading a sinister bacteria.
Style: serious, bleak, scary, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, contamination, bio weapon, laboratory, biological warfare, rescue, supernatural, chaos, save the planet, zombie, plague, future dystopia ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Burning Zone (1996)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Burning Zone is a television drama broadcast on the UPN network as part of its 1996–97 lineup. It ran for 19 episodes. The series was rerun on SciFi Channel in the mid-to-late 1990s. The Burning Zone featured a team of American agents who ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: deadly virus, bio weapon, chases and races, heroes, heroic mission, race against time, deadly, partners, danger, catastrophe, plague, special unit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 384
Black Scorpion (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Black Scorpion is an action-crime TV series that aired on the Sci-Fi Channel in 2001 and in Canada on Space in 2002. The series is based on two Roger Corman movies, Black Scorpion, and the sequel Black Scorpion II: Aftershock. The show focuses on a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superheroine, superhero, secret identity, female protagonist, superhuman powers, fighting crime, vigilantism, good versus evil, crimes, escapades, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Somewhere Between (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Laura Price, a local news producer in San Francisco, is helping the police to hunt down a serial killer. After the killer strikes close to home, a twist of fate allows a “Groundhog Day”-type reset, and Laura relives the week prior to the string ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, rough, disturbing
Plot: serial killer, murder, changing the past or future, investigation, mother daughter relationship, desperation, changing the future, back in time, second chance, guilty conscience, death penalty, cover up ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 8.4
 38K
Utopia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, captivating, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, mysterious character, buried truth, scientist, dishonesty, who to trust, danger, politician, life turned upside down, top secret, crimes, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 5K
Threshold (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Threshold was a science fiction drama television series that first aired on CBS in September 2005. Produced by Brannon Braga, David S. Goyer and David Heyman, the series focuses on a secret government project investigating the first contact with an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, atmospheric
Plot: alien invasion, top secret, evil alien, infected, government conspiracy, danger, invasion, heroes, government facility, dreams, contact, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Right at Your Door (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A dirty bomb goes off in Los Angeles, jamming freeways and spreading a toxic cloud.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: toxic, danger, isolation, terrorism, race against time, save the day, couples, deadly, separated, americana, infection, bomb ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 122
Doomwatch (1970)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Doomwatch is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC, which ran on BBC 1 between 1970 and 1972. The series was set in the then present-day, and dealt with a scientific government agency led by Doctor Spencer Quist, ...
Plot: nature, virus, working out, genetics, danger, doomsday, death, experiment, technology, progress, scientist, evolution
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
SGU Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The adventures of a present-day, multinational exploration team traveling on the Ancient spaceship Destiny many billions of light years distant from the Milky Way Galaxy. They evacuated there and are now trying to figure out a way to return to ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space and aliens, technology, outer space, human existence, survival, fear, team, danger, trapped, adventure ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 42K
The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: 4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: psychic, quarantine, imaginary, special agents, time travel, investigation, missing person, danger, healing power, government agency, fate of humanity, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.7
 45K
Dollhouse (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Dollhouse is an American science fiction television series that revolves around a corporation running numerous underground establishments across the globe which program individuals referred to as "Actives" with temporary personalities and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, tense
Plot: memory loss, undercover, self discovery, human nature, uncover truth, mysterious character, innocence lost, special agents, fbi, moral ambiguity, mind control, manipulation ...
Time: future
Place: usa, california, los angeles, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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