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, scary, macabre and tense films and TV shows about / with virus, survival, apocalypse, catastrophe, danger, deadly, violence, death, brutality and blood plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as virus: Contagion (2011), Carriers (2009), 28 Days Later... (2002), Containment (2016), The Hot Zone (2019), Cabin Fever (2002), Resident Evil (2002), Hidden (2015), Viral (2016), Z Nation (2014).

List of virus movies

 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 ...
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 6.0
 42K
Carriers (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, virus, infection, biohazard, pandemic, post apocalypse, plague, desperation, deadly virus, trust, life is a bitch, post apocalyptic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
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, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, apocalypse, epidemic, plague, survival, post apocalypse, quarantine, rage, fear, infected, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester, manchester england ...
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 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
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 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, based on true events, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: virus, research, military, infection, fear, scientist, disease, female protagonist, death, doctor, victim, quarantine ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: africa, washington d.c., texas, virginia, dallas texas ...
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 5.7
 72K
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: rough, suspense, dark humor, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, danger, infected, illness, disease, gory, deadly, small town, plague, death, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
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 6.7
 241K
Resident Evil (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, France, 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: suspense, scary, futuristic, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, virus, bio weapon, infected, experiment gone awry, quarantine, mutant, imaginary, survival, gory, monster ...
Time: future, 2000s, near future
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 6.4
 19K
Hidden (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A family takes refuge in a fallout shelter to avoid a dangerous outbreak.
Style: suspense, dark, psychological, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: post apocalypse, quarantine, virus, bomb shelter, survival, epidemic, underground, murder, father daughter relationship, nightmare, mother daughter relationship, military ...
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 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 ...
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 6.7
 31K
Z Nation (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: suspenseful, scary, exciting, absurd, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, virus, chaos, gory, deadly, gunfight, danger, on the road, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
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 5.9
 69K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, 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, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, virus, plague, gory, chaos, uncover truth, isolation, graphic violence, supernatural, deadly, danger, tv reporter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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 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
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 6.1
 11K
The Crazies (1973)
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, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, virus, epidemic, quarantine, bio weapon, survival, on the run, race against time, danger, rescue, scientist, cure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, asia, vietnam, washington d.c.
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 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
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 7.0
 253K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: 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, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, plague, infected, post apocalypse, end of the world, chaos, virus, mutant, danger, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
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 5.0
 26K
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, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, virus, survival, rescue, ship, alien, save the world, first contact, time travel, deadly creature, ocean or sea, infected ...
Time: 90s
Place: pacific ocean
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 5.9
 73K
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: alien, save the world, danger, virus, psychiatrist, quarantine, invasion, hysteria, alien invasion, sleeping, child in peril, survival ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: washington d.c., usa, russia
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 5.9
 45K
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, experiment gone awry, animal horror, scientist, insect, deadly creature, mutant, mutation, evolution, genetic engineering, eaten alive ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, usa
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 4.4
 7K
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
Plot: pandemic, virus, survivor, infected, apocalypse, violence, scientist, teenage girl, survival, rescue, food shortage, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: near future
Place: los angeles
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 7.7
 38K
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: time travel, changing the past or future, existence paradox, virus, sent to the past, plague, apocalypse, chaos, epidemic, save the world, post apocalypse, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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What We Become (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A family of four is quarantined in their home as a virulent strand of the flu spreads into town and they are forced to the extreme to escape alive.
Style: rough, intense, suspense, tense
Plot: virus, zombie, epidemic, family in danger, death, husband wife relationship, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage girl, zombie attack, little girl, soldier ...
Place: denmark
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 5.9
 1K
Curfew (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, tense, exciting, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: virus, curfew, competition, driver, adaptation, escapades, crimes, life is a bitch, rivalry, danger, catastrophe, society ...
Time: contemporary, near future
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 4.3
 24K
Cell (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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, melancholic, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, violence, murder, airport, cell phone, suicide, virus, zombie, survival, on the road, paranoia, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, maine, new england
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 5.3
 8K
The Forsaken (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man is in a race against time as he searches for a cure after becoming infected with a virus that will eventually turn him into a blood-sucking vampire.
Style: scary, rough, road movie, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hitchhiker, vampire, vampire slayer, virus, on the road, danger, desert, supernatural, gory, infected, chases and races, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, colorado, california, texas, usa ...
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 5.7
 22K
Cooties (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives.
Style: dark humor, scary, not serious, humorous, bloody ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gory, zombie apocalypse, supernatural, survival, elementary school, virus, teacher, danger, deadly, school, small town, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois, usa
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Day of the Dead (2008)
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, chaos and mayhem, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, plague, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
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 6.6
 28K
Pontypool (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When disc jockey Grant Mazzy reports to his basement radio station in the Canadian town of Pontypool, he thinks it's just another day at work. But when he hears reports of a virus that turns people into zombies, Mazzy barricades himself in the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, survival, zombie attack, virus, radio station, fear, talk radio, radio show, danger, small town, deadly virus ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ontario canada, canada
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Reign in Darkness (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When molecular biologist Michael Dorn is accidentally infected with a new virus he is developing, his life takes a dramatic turn. The virus turns its victims into a unique breed of elite vampires. Now on the run, with relentless bounty hunter Lance ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, virus, bounty hunter, supernatural, terminal illness, danger, experiment gone awry, chaos, deadly, escapades, bloodlust, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.9
 215K
Warm Bodies (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.
Style: offbeat, sentimental, humorous, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: zombie, fall in love, supernatural romance, forbidden love, zombie apocalypse, love and romance, young man, young woman, supernatural, danger, power of love, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.7
 12K
Antiviral (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After becoming infected with the virus that killed superstar Hannah Geist, Syd March must unravel the mystery surrounding her death to save his own life .
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, tech noir ...
Plot: infected, survival, uncover truth, social decay, society, celebrity culture, buried truth, virus, celebrity, injection, danger, obsession ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: toronto ontario canada, california
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