Plague movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant plague movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary, bleak and tense films and TV shows about / with danger, plague, deadly, virus, survival, chaos, dialogue, death, apocalypse and catastrophe plots mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as plague: 28 Weeks Later (2007), Blindness (2008), Contagion (2011), I Am Legend (2007), 28 Days Later... (2002), Outbreak (1995), Twelve Monkeys (1995), Zombieland (2009), The Walking Dead (2010), The Strain (2014).
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Twelve Monkeys (1995)
Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
129 min.
 8.0
28 Days Later... (2002)
Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
UK
113 min.
 7.6
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The Plague (2018)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Spain
50 min.
 7.3
The Riddle of Jaan Niemand (2018)
Drama
Estonia
105 min.
 6.0

List of plague movies

 7.0
 235K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
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: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, zombie, survival, mutant, chaos, infected, siblings relations, on the run, danger, survivor, virus, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
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 6.6
 64K
Blindness (2008)
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, suspenseful, avant garde ...
Plot: plague, society, blind character, fight, chaos, starvation, doctor, human nature, urban, chaos and mayhem, doomsday, leader ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sao paulo brazil
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 6.6
 196K
Contagion (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
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: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: plague, quarantine, infected, fate of humanity, scientist, epidemic, vaccine, chaos and mayhem, virus, death, paranoia, power of media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, asia, hong kong, chicago illinois, minneapolis minnesota ...
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 7.2
 611K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, zombie, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, danger, heroes, life is a bitch, isolation, chaos, supernatural ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
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28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, plague, virus, rage, infected, army, deadly virus, chaos and mayhem, survivor, death, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, manchester england, big ben london
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 6.6
 98K
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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, research, quarantine, antidote, danger, heroes, monkey, fighting the system, society, race against time, bio weapon, infected ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: usa, africa, california, maryland, atlanta georgia ...
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 8.0
 527K
Twelve Monkeys (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, bleak, surreal, non-linear ...
Plot: time travel, plague, social misfits, changing the past or future, save the world, future dystopia, apocalypse, insanity, paranoia, mystery, race against time, postmodernism ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: philadelphia, baltimore, usa
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 7.7
 440K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, funny, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, danger, chaos and mayhem, plague, apocalypse, parody, road trip, anti heroes, young heroes, amusement park, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, cross country, texas, california
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The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, apocalypse, supernatural, plague, future dystopia, chaos, vestiges of humanity, fear, danger, social decay, zombie apocalypse ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia
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 7.4
 69K
The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient ...
Style: scary, captivating, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, infected, save the world, chaos and mayhem, plague, vampire, fate of humanity, supernatural, immortality, deadly virus, heroic mission, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.7
 34K
12 Monkeys (2015)
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: mind bending, atmospheric, tense, intense, suspense ...
Plot: changing the past or future, plague, time travel, chaos, save the world, race against time, apocalypse, heroic mission, future dystopia, sent to the past, danger, virus ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.0
 67K
Doomsday (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, infected, rescue, quarantine, future dystopia, danger, heroes, society, apocalypse, chase, sword fight, survival ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, britain ...
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 6.5
 102K
The Crazies (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four friends find themselves trapped in their small hometown after they discover their friends and neighbors going quickly and horrifically insane.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, on the run, insanity, survival, quarantine, infected, chaos and mayhem, danger, small town, deadly virus, chaos, army ...
Place: iowa, kansas, usa
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 6.0
 63K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: plague, virus, found footage, quarantine, tv reporter, gory, firefighter, journalism, uncover truth, isolation, supernatural, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.5
 148K
[Rec] (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: plague, deadly creature, infected, isolation, cannibalism, paranoia, shooting, supernatural, obsession, violence spree, confined, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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 5.3
 1K
Pandemic (2007)
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: quarantine, plague, pandemic, race against time, airport, fighting the system, rescue, investigation, deadly, save the day, deadly virus, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, usa, los angeles, california
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 6.4
 40K
Black Death (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumours circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are ...
Style: bleak, gothic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: monk, plague, good versus evil, obsessive quest, danger, knight, afterlife, village, supernatural, dealing with death, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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 3.2
 1K
Autumn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The virus came so fast no one had time to prepare. Before the day was over, entire towns were decimated, and large cities became monumental tombs. Left with nothing but fading hope and the will to live, reclusive software consultant Michael (Dexter ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: plague, zombie, apocalypse, isolation, deadly creature, survival, danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, save the world, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
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Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, danger, experiment gone awry, plague, survival, one man army, infected, fate of humanity, gory, scientist, threat ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
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 5.6
 38K
Maggie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There's a deadly zombie epidemic threatening humanity, but Wade, a small-town farmer and family man, refuses to accept defeat even when his daughter Maggie becomes infected. As Maggie's condition worsens and the authorities seek to ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, emotional, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, plague, danger, death, terminal illness, transformation, father daughter relationship, parents and children, life is a bitch, virus, zombie child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 6.0
 39K
Carriers (2009)
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: survival, plague, virus, infection, biohazard, desperation, trust, friendship, life is a bitch, danger, road trip, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Last Witch Hunter (2015)
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, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: witch, supernatural, adventure, immortality, wizards and magicians, plague, reluctant partners, imaginary, lone hero, danger, magic, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 5.0
 180K
The Happening (2008)
Genre: Mystery, 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: mind bending, suspenseful, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, on the run, supernatural, family in danger, plague, danger, forces of nature, suicide, chaos and mayhem, deadly virus, hysteria ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, west virginia, new jersey ...
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 6.8
 5K
Flu (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Infected through the respiratory system, there is a new kind of disease that kills in 36 hours once infected. The people of the city struggle to survive this. The worst epidemic ever seen is sweeping through Bundang, the suburb of Seoul. After ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: plague, survival, infected, epidemic, quarantine, race against time, virus, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, chaos, chases and races, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea
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Season of the Witch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
Style: serious, stylized, suspense, bad ending, entertaining ...
Plot: knight, supernatural ability, monk, supernatural, witch, plague, monastery, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, ritual, ambush ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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 6.8
 27K
Helix (2014)
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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, immortality, quarantine, uncover truth, plague, virus, danger, deadly, deadly virus, save the day, survival, secret place ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.5
 48K
The Last Ship (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, navy, survival, ocean or sea, danger, apocalypse, military, scientist, vestiges of humanity, heroes, pandemic, virus ...
Time: 21st century
Place: battleship
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 6.6
 26K
The Omega Man (1971)
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: plague, survival, apocalypse, danger, chaos, zombie, siege, survivalist, future dystopia, deadly, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future, year 1977
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Colour of Water (2006)
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: plague, shepherd, black market, supernatural ability, self discovery, teacher, religion and supernatural, nature, miner, countryside, living together, cultural revolution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mongolia, asia, mine
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The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)
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, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, plague, boy, changing the past or future, adventure, tunnel, young heroes, follow your dream, destiny, family, parallel world, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 20th century
Place: england, new zealand, europe
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