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The list contains the best, new and most relevant epidemic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, suspense, intense, tense and scary films and TV shows about / with epidemic, virus, plague, survival, death, doctor, deadly, blood, danger and infection plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as epidemic: 12 Monkeys (2015), The Last Days (2013), Contagion (2011), The Invasion (2007), Day of the Dead (2008), Containment (2016), Extinction (2015), Ravenous (2017), Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), 28 Days Later... (2002).
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Containment
Drama
USA
60 min.
 7.3
Contagion
Drama, Thriller
USA, United Arab Emirates
106 min.
 6.6
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Welcome to Essex
Horror
UK
116 min.
 4.0
Ravenous
Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Canada
100 min.
 6.0

List of epidemic movies

 7.7
 33K
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, serious ...
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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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: serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful, rough
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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 6.6
 196K
Contagion
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: virus, death, chaos and mayhem, epidemic, vaccine, humanity, fate of humanity, paranoia, quarantine, scientist, doctors, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, asia, minnesota, california, hong kong ...
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 5.9
 70K
The Invasion
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the city. They discover an alien virus aboard a crashed space shuttle that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological, idiotic ...
Plot: alien, virus, psychiatrist, chase, survival, invasion, epidemic, transformation, danger, save the world, parents and children, humanity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, russia, washington d.c.
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Day of the Dead
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Day of the Dead is a horror film which is nominally a quasi-remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie film of the same name, which was the third in Romero's Dead series. The film is directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Friday the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, virus, apocalypse, small town, quarantine, infected, deadly creature, epidemic, race against time, chaos and mayhem, transformation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
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 7.3
 8K
Containment
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, epidemic, virus, doctor, twists & turns, police officer, conspiracy theory, secret, vaccine, tragic event, society, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta georgia
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 5.8
 14K
Extinction
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, USA, Hungary, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: And suddenly, overnight, the world came to a halt. Two men, two survivors, one kid, and hatred that separates them. A place forgotten by everyone, including the creatures that inhabit the Earth... until now.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, intense, scary, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, post apocalyptic, survival, loneliness, end of the world, virus, parenthood, wilderness, family drama, humanity, brutality, father daughter relationship ...
Time: future, 80s
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 6.0
 5K
Ravenous
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a village, things have changed. Some of the people are not what they were anymore. They start attacking their families, their friends, their neighbours... We call them "Les Affam├ęs" (The Hungry). A few survivors go deep into the forest ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, survivor, survival, zombie apocalypse, small town, zombie outbreak, infection, epidemic, living dead, mutation, mutant, infected ...
Place: quebec, canada
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Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, thought provoking, stylized ...
Plot: rebellion, virus, experiment gone awry, humanity, survival, alzheimer's disease, monkey, fight for supremacy, medical research, genetically altered, chimpanzee, gorilla ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, near future, 2010s
Place: san francisco, usa
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28 Days Later...
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, tense, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, virus, gory, violence, hospital, brutality, end of the world, death, apocalypse, male nudity, rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, manchester england
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 6.6
 98K
Outbreak
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, suspense, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monkey, virus, chase, conspiracy, race against time, research, military, small town, natural disaster, betrayal, chaos and mayhem, weapons ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: africa, california, usa, cuba, san francisco ...
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 5.4
 5K
The Falling
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's 1969 at a strict English girls' school where charismatic Abbie and intense and troubled Lydia are best friends. After a tragedy occurs at the school, a mysterious fainting epidemic breaks out threatening the stability of all involved.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, psychological
Plot: best friends, friendship, coming of age, fainting, youth, epidemic, friends, destructive relationship, high school life, schoolgirl, sexual awakening, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: england
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 7.1
 49K
Perfect Sense
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Susan is a scientist searching for answers to important questions. So important that she has given up on other things, like love - until she meets Micheal. Susan and Michael find themselves embarking on a sensual adventure while the world around ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, melancholic, offbeat ...
Plot: romance, memory, apocalypse, blindness, chef, restaurant, virus, human nature, end of the world, scientist, loneliness, love affair ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
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Perfect Creature
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The vampire myth is given a stylish 1960s treatment, where a human cop partners with a vampire cop to stop a vamp bent on creating a war between the two "separate but equal" races.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: vampire, gory, race against time, heroic mission, epidemic, influenza, plague, good versus evil, danger, deadly, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new zealand
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 5.9
 41K
Mimic
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, light ...
Plot: gory, virus, blood, chase, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, splatter, monster, first contact, spiders, mentor, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.5
 114K
Daybreakers
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the year 2019, a plague has transformed almost every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vampires on a way to save ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, atmospheric, bloody ...
Plot: vampire, gory, survival, immortality, supernatural, transformation, blood, gore, splatter, greed, apocalypse, humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
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Medical Investigation
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Medical Investigation was an American medical drama television series that began September 9, 2004, on NBC. It ran for 20 one-hour episodes before being cancelled in 2005. The series was co-produced by Paramount Network Television and NBC Universal ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: public health, investigation, mystery, doctors and patients, plague, epidemic, workplace situations, danger, power relations, disease, workplace, deadly virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Black Commando
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Moorish general Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with his lieutenant Michael Cassio when in reality it is all part of the scheme of a bitter ensign named Iago.
Plot: tragedy, mercenary, epidemic, racism, war, shakespeare, senator, betrayal, husband wife relationship, doctor, love, jealousy ...
Place: africa
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 6.1
 294
Time Travelers
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In 1976, there's an outbreak of a disease that no one has seen before. All what they know is that resembles a disease that existed at around 1871, and that a Dr. Henderson was able to save most of his patients but the Chicago Fire destroyed his ...
Plot: scientist, plague, time travel, epidemic, time traveler
Time: 19th century
Place: chicago illinois
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 5.6
 100
Stigma
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: epidemic, sheriff, doctor, conspiracy, island, virus, promiscuity, sexually transmitted disease, african american protagonist, syphilis, venereal disease, lighthouse ...
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80,000 Suspects
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A doctor's already-shaky marriage is tested to an even greater extent when he has to contend with a smallpox epidemic.
Plot: epidemic, pandemic, plague, disease
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Extinction: The G.M.O. Chronicles
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Retrovirus, which was conceived as a tool for industrial genetic engineering, has gotten out of control and is spreading rapidly. While it crosses all organisms within our ecological system completely indiscriminately (mixing plant with animal and ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: zombie, on the road, survival, apocalypse, plague, danger, deadly, zombie apocalypse, epidemic, survivor, isolation, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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The Normal Heart
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, talky, serious ...
Plot: gay, aids, homosexuality, friendship, terminal illness, prejudice, male nudity, sexuality, politics, hospital, courage, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983, year 1982, year 1981
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, yale university, washington d.c.
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 7.5
 7K
Ridicule
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: court, male nudity, royal court, intrigue, idealism, french, verbal byplay, period piece, pornography, social differences, revolution, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1700s
Place: france, england, versailles
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The Painted Veil
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: emotional, touching, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: infidelity, redemption, marriage, adultery, crumbling marriage, hospital, period piece, love story, beautiful scenery, couple relations, love, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, asia, england, london, shanghai china
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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, serious, suspenseful, 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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 5.0
 187
Carriers
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A female Army doctor and a journalist team up to track a killer virus.
Plot: epidemic, traffic accident, biological warfare, dead boy, informant, password, quarantine, cover up, military, doctor, hospital, jeep ...
Place: usa, delaware
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And the Band Played On
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
Style: touching, talky, serious, emotional, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aids, gay, virus, politics, tragedy, death, investigation, gays and lesbians, male nudity, greed, homosexuality, terminal illness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, africa, usa, france
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 6.8
 5K
Flu
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: race against time, survival, chaos and mayhem, plague, life is a bitch, chaos, epidemic, chases and races, danger, deadly, virus, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
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 5.9
 3K
Phase 7
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Inside a quarantined apartment building a man must protect his pregnant wife from his new neighbors.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos and mayhem, isolation, plague, confined, deadly, chaos, supermarket, gun, neighbor, knife, epidemic, apartment building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
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