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The list contains the best, new and most relevant plague movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, bleak and rough films and TV shows about / with plague, danger, deadly, survival, death, apocalypse, virus, escapades, blood and life is a bitch plots mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as plague: 12 Monkeys (2015), Pandemic (2007), 28 Weeks Later (2007), The Last Days (2013), Carriers (2009), The Dead 2: India (2013), The Happening (2008), The Breed (2006), Blindness (2008), The Omega Man (1971).
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28 Weeks Later
Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
UK, Spain
100 min.
 7.0
The Last Days
Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Spain, France
100 min.
 6.2
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ZONE 261 - Operation Ragnarok
Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller, War
Sweden
99 min.
 8.2
Maze Runner: The Death Cure
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
141 min.
 6.3

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 7.7
 31K
12 Monkeys
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, intense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: save the world, plague, time travel, virus, epidemic, race against time, apocalypse, heroic mission, sent to the past, changing the past or future, post apocalypse, witness ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.3
 1K
Pandemic
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: The outbreak of a strange, deadly virus aboard a passenger plane sends Los Angeles into a panic in this terrifying TV movie. As the virus spreads across the city and the death toll rises, Dr. Kayla Martina (Tiffani Thiessen, FASTLANE) fights to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pandemic, quarantine, race against time, rescue, plague, deadly, deadly virus, fighting the system, investigation, save the day, survival, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, usa, los angeles, california
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 7.0
 233K
28 Weeks Later
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, virus, mutant, gory, end of the world, zombie apocalypse, plague, chaos, on the run, survivor, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, paris france
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The Last Days
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 2013; A mysterious epidemic spreads across the planet. Humanity develops an irrational fear of open spaces that causes instant death. Soon, the world population is trapped inside buildings. As Barcelona descends into chaos, Marc sets off on a quest ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological
Plot: epidemic, danger, survival, confinement indoors, apocalypse, agoraphobia, chaos and mayhem, plague, deadly, obsessive quest, tunnel, extinction ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
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 6.0
 38K
Carriers
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virus, survival, road trip, post apocalyptic, brothers, infection, life is a bitch, death, friendship, plague, humanity, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Dead 2: India
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Sequel to the Ford brothers The Dead. The action moves to India.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, plague, danger, chaos and mayhem, battles, life is a bitch, deadly, farm, on the run, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, africa
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 5.0
 179K
The Happening
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, virus, apocalypse, suicide, supernatural, death, on the run, end of the world, family in danger, plague, danger, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, west virginia, france ...
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 5.1
 11K
The Breed
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brothers John and Matt have inherited an island cabin from their recently deceased uncle. Along with Matt's girlfriend, Nicki, and other mutual friends, the siblings travel to the cabin for a relaxing weekend getaway. But, not long after ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, dog attack, dog, island, rescue, chased by a dog, danger, deadly, isolation, cabin in the woods, friends ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.6
 64K
Blindness
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Brazil, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 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.
Style: bleak, stylized, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: blindness, plague, disability, rape, society, apocalypse, hospital, brutality, urban, human nature, greed, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sao paulo brazil
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 6.6
 26K
The Omega Man
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, end of the world, plague, interracial romance, loneliness, chase, transformation, good versus evil, motorcycle, violence, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future, near future, year 1977
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Colour of Water
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in the frozen steppes of Mongolia, a young nomad confronted with his destiny after animals fall victim to a plague which threatens to eradicate nomadism.
Style: atmospheric, serious, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: plague, supernatural ability, self discovery, romance, destiny, miraculous event, shepherd, family relations, siblings relations, reincarnation, animal life, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mongolia, asia, mine
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The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the 14th century a village seeking escape from the Black Death are guided by a boy's vision to tunnel into an abandoned mine and emerge into 20th century New Zealand.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, exciting, meditative ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, adventure, destiny, plague, death, young heroes, dark fantasy, medieval, imagination, changing the past or future, fantasy world, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, new zealand, europe
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Vampire Circus
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a spate of murders, the villagers of Schtettel kill the depraved perpetrator, Count Mitterhouse. Fifteen years later the Circus of Nights appeared in the plague-ridden village and its performers include Mitterhouse's mistress, children ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, offbeat
Plot: vampire, plague, criminal's revenge, gory, small town, village, ghost, mysterious character, ancient mystery, curses spells and rituals, circus, forest ...
Time: 19th century
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Parts Per Billion
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The interwoven stories of three couples which are forced to make life altering decisions in the face of a disastrous war. Inspired and sometimes blinded by their love, Len, Mia, Andy, Esther, Anna and Erik are as flawed and beautiful as any of the ...
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, bleak, suspense
Plot: plague, couples, survival, couple relations, apocalypse, danger, chaos, virus, deadly, love and romance, war, noodles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, near future, future
Place: usa, middle east
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 6.1
 9K
The Crazies
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Citizens of a small town are infected by a biological weapon that causes its victims to become violently insane. As uninfected citizens struggle to survive, the military readies its own response.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, gory, virus, blood, death, murder, isolation, paranoia, violence, insanity, brutality, plague ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, asia, usa, vietnam, washington d.c.
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 4.6
 68
Quarantine
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a futuristic society being decimated by plague, a fascist movement seizes power and quarantines not only the plague victims, but anyone related to them. Rebels trying to assassinate a particularly reactionary senator stumble onto a computer ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, concentration camp, politics, apocalypse, danger, deadly, life is a bitch, society, contamination, cyberpunk, disease, infection ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, near future
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The Masque of the Red Death
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Satan-worshiper Prince Prospero invites the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. He orders his guests to attend a masked ball and, amidst an atmosphere of debauchery and depravity, notices the entry ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, stylized, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, mystery, revenge, good versus evil, supernatural, village, death, plague, blood, tragic hero, life & death, adaptation ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, italy, dungeon
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Resident Evil: Retribution
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, virus, chase, survival, plague, gory, video game, clones, computer game, apocalypse, monster, fight scenes ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, washington d.c., moscow russia
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The Cassandra Crossing
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The Cassandra Crossing is an all-star disaster spectacular telling of the terrifying odyssey of 1000 doomed passengers trapped aboard a plague-infested train. A terrorist infected with a deadly virus boards the Stockholm to Geneva Express and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, chase, adventure, survival, plague, drug dealing, catastrophe, fugitives, military, government agency, virus, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: europe, sweden, poland, new orleans
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The Last Witch Hunter
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The modern world holds many secrets, but by far the most astounding is that witches still live among us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world and putting an end to the human race once and for all. Armies ...
Style: exciting, gothic, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: witch, magic, immortality, good versus evil, supernatural, adventure, lone hero, betrayal, apocalypse, dark hero, reluctant partners, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Horror of the Blood Monsters
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three earthlings (John Carradine, Robert Dix, Vicki Volante) leave on a space mission to destroy flesh creatures of a prehistoric lost planet.
Style: serious, offbeat, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, plague, space travel, battle zone, benign alien, adventure, gory, outer space, dangerous animal, distant planet, deadly creature, zombie ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 296
The Carrier
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The main character is stricken with a horrible disease, but it doesn't affect him. It spreads to every inamimate object that he touches, and then if another person touches the object, they are dissolved into it. No one knows that Jake is the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, small town, small town life, danger, deadly, social relations, survival, teleportation, cat, chaos and mayhem, chaos, quarantine ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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The Gerber Syndrome: il contagio
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Gerber's Syndrome is an contagious viral disease that was discovered in Germany in 2008 and spread all over the world. It is extremely contagious, fast spreading, and deadly. This syndrome is very difficult to spot, because it's like a ...
Style: serious
Plot: plague, terminal illness, danger, deadly, life is a bitch, deadly virus, vaccine, pandemic
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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Bath Salt Zombies
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: In a punk-rock homage to "Reefer Madness," two plot threads intertwine: a hapless junkie falls victim to "Bath Salts" addiction, while a police detective attempts to uncover and stamp out a new strain of designer drug products.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: plague, danger, deadly, zombie, life is a bitch, drug abuse, swat, cannibal, sex scene, female nudity, violence, murder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
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Panic in Bangkok
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A secret agent sets out to stop an evil scientist who is about to unleash on the world a virulent biological strain he has developed during experiments on rats.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough
Plot: plague, chases and races, laboratory, adventure, deadly, escapades, heroes, master villain, secret agent, rat, secret agents, assassination ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: asia, thailand
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 6.8
 26K
Helix
Genre: 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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: scientist, plague, save the day, uncover truth, danger, deadly, escapades, virus, life is a bitch, immortality, disease, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Cabin Fever 3: Patient Zero
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of friends head to a deserted Caribbean island for a surprise overnight bachelor party only to discover that the island isn't deserted. It's actually the home to a secret medical facility. Not only that, there's something ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: island, gory, plague, laboratory, danger, deadly, zombie, race against time, survival, dead fish, quarantine, bachelor party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean
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Covert One: The Hades Factor
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, suspense
Plot: plague, chases and races, adventure, danger, deadly, dishonesty, undercover, heroes, investigation, virus, spy, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, seattle washington, berlin germany, paris france, washington d.c.
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 8.2
 2K
Variola Vera
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The subject of the film is the 1972 outbreak of smallpox in Yugoslavia, more specifically the events related to the epidemic and the subsequent quarantine at Belgrade's General Hospital. The film follows the journey of a Kosovar pilgrim on his ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing
Plot: plague, terminal illness, hospital, life is a bitch, danger, deadly, chaos, race against time, doctors and patients, isolation, chases and races, communism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: former yugoslavia, serbia, yugoslavia
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Viral Assassins
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To some, it’s murder. To them, it’s just work. The Troma Team is proud to present Robert Larkin’s intense sci-fi thriller Viral Assassins. In the not so distant future, a terminal disease will make cancer look like the common cold. The ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: plague, chases and races, danger, deadly, race against time, hitman, government conspiracy, virus, crimes, heroes, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: future
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