Virus movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant virus movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious, tense, scary and bleak films and TV shows about / with virus, survival, death, apocalypse, danger, violence, catastrophe, chaos, deadly and infection plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as virus: Contagion (2011), 28 Days Later (2002), Carriers (2009), Cabin Fever (2002), To the Lake (2019), Resident Evil (2002), Z Nation (2014), Containment (2016), The Hot Zone (2019), 28 Weeks Later (2007).

List of virus movies

 6.8
 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 ...
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 7.5
 404K
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, tense, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, survival, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, epidemic, plague, fear, infected, rage, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england, big ben london, manchester ...
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 6.0
 46K
Carriers (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, virus, pandemic, infection, biohazard, post apocalypse, deadly virus, plague, road trip, friendship, disease, trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.6
 77K
Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
Style: suspense, rough, scary, disturbing, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, illness, infected, deadly virus, plague, forest, survival, disease, small town, eaten alive, dark humor, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
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 7.3
 12K
To the Lake (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Mini-series in which an unknown virus turns Moscow into a city of the dead. There is no electricity, money has lost all value and those who are still not infected, are desperately fighting for food and fuel. The main character, Sergei, lives outside ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Plot: virus, apocalypse, epidemic, post apocalypse, panic, survival, disease, terminal illness, extinction, family in danger, fear, society ...
Place: moscow russia, russia
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 6.6
 265K
Resident Evil (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain ...
Style: scary, suspense, futuristic, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, bio weapon, zombie apocalypse, virus, infected, mutant, survival, experiment gone awry, quarantine, monster, good versus evil, chase ...
Time: future, 2000s, near future
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 6.7
 36K
Z Nation (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country, a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood.
Style: scary, suspenseful, absurd, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, virus, apocalypse, survival, chaos, post apocalypse, graphic violence, gunfight, supernatural, on the road, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
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 7.1
 11K
Containment (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: epidemic, quarantine, virus, doctor, tragic event, society, death, conspiracy theory, murder, vaccine, police officer, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta, atlanta georgia
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 7.3
 9K
The Hot Zone (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 277 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, rough, macabre, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: virus, infection, military, research, disease, scientist, fear, female protagonist, laboratory, death, doctor, quarantine ...
Time: 80s, 2000s, year 1989
Place: africa, washington d.c., texas, dallas texas, virginia ...
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 6.9
 272K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain, USA
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, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, infected, post apocalypse, plague, virus, end of the world, chaos, chaos and mayhem, mutant, deadly virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
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 5.9
 78K
The Invasion (2007)
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, intense, psychological ...
Plot: virus, save the world, alien, epidemic, invasion, hysteria, alien invasion, sleeping, child in peril, psychiatrist, quarantine, survival ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: washington d.c., usa, russia
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 5.4
 9K
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, parasite, infected, survival, disease, fate of humanity, sister sister relationship, humanity in peril, gas mask, panic ...
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 5.0
 205K
The Happening (2008)
Genre: Adventure, 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, tense, serious, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, survival, virus, plague, family in danger, disaster, natural disaster, hysteria, catastrophe, graphic violence, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, france, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.5
 9K
Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, tense, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, deadly virus, plague, politician, survival, group of strangers, chaos, scientist, doctor, ex convict, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 6.3
 36K
The Rain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety. A Scandinavian thriller series.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, captivating, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: post apocalypse, virus, illness, vestiges of humanity, bunker, survival, zombie, pandemic, brother and sister, flowers, walking dead, brother sister relationship ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: denmark
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 6.4
 21K
Hidden (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A family takes refuge in a fallout shelter to avoid a dangerous outbreak.
Style: dark, suspense, psychological, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: post apocalypse, quarantine, epidemic, virus, underground, bomb shelter, survival, murder, nightmare, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, military ...
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 7.0
 647K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Malta
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, epic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, zombie apocalypse, save the world, end of the world, scientist, plague, epidemic, deadly virus, virus, infected, asthma ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem, israel, paris france ...
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Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, plague, virus, group of strangers, walking dead, chaos and mayhem, death, siege ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
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 6.3
 26K
The Bar (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A group of strangers are trapped inside a bar.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, brutal, psychotronic
Plot: virus, death, murder, survival, sniper, dark humor, violence, panic, fight, fire, injection, infection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: madrid
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 5.9
 73K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
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, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, virus, graphic violence, zombie, plague, uncover truth, chaos, tv reporter, isolation, supernatural, confined, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 4.4
 9K
Pandemic (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the near future, a virus of epic proportions has overtaken the planet. There are more infected than uninfected, and humanity is losing its grip on survival. Its only hope is finding a cure and keeping the infected contained. Lauren is a doctor ...
Style: suspense, serious, rough, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: virus, pandemic, teenage girl, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, survivor, apocalypse, violence, survival, rescue, scientist, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 2010s, near future
Place: los angeles
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 4.4
 28K
Cell (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ...
Style: ambiguous ending, scary, twist ending, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, virus, epidemic, insanity, survival, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, end of the world, murder, suicide, cell phone ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, maine, new england
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Cabin Fever 3: Patient Zero (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, captivating ...
Plot: infection, virus, laboratory, island, quarantine, murder, survival, death, race against time, contamination, zombie, plague ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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 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 ...
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 7.2
 738K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, heroes, isolation, deadly creature, survivor, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, near future
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
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 7.6
 208K
Train to Busan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…
Style: suspense, tense, emotional, touching, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival horror, pandemic, zombie attack, survival, train, quarantine, living dead, train crash, self sacrifice ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south korea, korea, busan, east asia, seoul
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The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, captivating, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, survival, post apocalypse, walking dead, plague, moral dilemma, graphic violence, vestiges of humanity, pandemic, supernatural ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, atlanta, georgia, america
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 6.0
 50K
Mimic (1997)
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, psychotronic ...
Plot: cockroach, virus, mutation, mutant, insect, experiment gone awry, scientist, deadly creature, evolution, genetic engineering, eaten alive, disappearance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 5.0
 28K
Virus (1999)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Japan, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When the crew of an American tugboat boards an abandoned Russian research vessel, the alien life form aboard regards them as a virus which must be destroyed.
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, virus, survival, rescue, save the world, ocean, cyborgs, natural disaster, ship, time travel, deadly creature, infected ...
Time: 90s
Place: pacific ocean
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 6.0
 2K
Curfew (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When day becomes night, a strict curfew forces ordinary people to go pedal to the metal in a deadly race for freedom. During this contest, alliances and friendships are both made and lost.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: virus, competition, curfew, driver, crimes, life is a bitch, escapades, adaptation, rivalry, street racing, society, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, near future
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