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 macabre films and TV shows about / with virus, survival, danger, death, apocalypse, chaos, deadly, violence, catastrophe and epidemic plots mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as virus: Contagion (2011), 28 Days Later... (2002), Carriers (2009), Cabin Fever (2002), The Invasion (2007), Resident Evil (2002), Containment (2016), Z Nation (2014), The Hot Zone (2019), Viral (2016).

List of virus movies

 6.7
 284K
Contagion (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA, Hong Kong
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: epidemic, virus, plague, pandemic, infected, quarantine, scientist, fate of humanity, infection, deadly virus, survival, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 70s
Place: asia, usa, san francisco, london, hong kong ...
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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, rough, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, epidemic, post apocalypse, survival, plague, infected, fear, rage, zombie apocalypse, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, britain, big ben london ...
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 6.0
 44K
Carriers (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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, deadly virus, post apocalyptic, post apocalypse, plague, friendship, road trip, trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.7
 74K
Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Drama, 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, dark humor, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, plague, danger, infected, illness, disease, gory, deadly, small town, deadly virus, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
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 5.9
 75K
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, danger, psychiatrist, invasion, hysteria, alien invasion, sleeping, child in peril, quarantine, survival ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: washington d.c., usa, russia
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 6.7
 248K
Resident Evil (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany
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, zombie apocalypse, virus, infected, bio weapon, experiment gone awry, quarantine, survival, mutant, imaginary, gory, monster ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s
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 7.2
 10K
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: tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: epidemic, quarantine, virus, doctor, tragic event, society, death, conspiracy theory, murder, blood, vaccine, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta, atlanta georgia
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 6.7
 33K
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: suspenseful, scary, exciting, absurd, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, virus, survival, gory, post apocalypse, deadly, chaos, graphic violence, danger, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
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 7.3
 6K
The Hot Zone (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
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: macabre, stylized, suspenseful, rough, based on true events ...
Plot: virus, research, military, infection, disease, scientist, fear, female protagonist, death, doctor, victim, quarantine ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: washington d.c., africa, texas, dallas texas, virginia ...
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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, suspenseful, brutal, bleak
Plot: virus, infection, quarantine, disease, infected, fate of humanity, sister sister relationship, gas mask, humanity in peril, outburst, survival, father daughter relationship ...
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 6.4
 20K
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, virus, epidemic, survival, bomb shelter, underground, murder, father daughter relationship, nightmare, mother daughter relationship, military ...
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 7.3
 9K
To the Lake (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
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, epidemic, survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, disease, family in danger, fear, society, panic, catastrophe, distopia ...
Place: moscow russia, russia
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 7.6
 8K
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, tense, captivating, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, plague, politician, survival, deadly virus, group of strangers, danger, chaos, doctor, ex convict, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 5.9
 70K
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, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, virus, graphic violence, plague, gory, chaos, uncover truth, supernatural, zombie, deadly, danger, tv reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.9
 4K
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: suspense, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: virus, deadly virus, epidemic, infection, doctor, outburst, nurse, health, paranoia, folk hero, life is a bitch, chaos ...
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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, rough, scary, serious, surprise ending
Plot: virus, infection, island, laboratory, quarantine, murder, survival, death, dead fish, contamination, race against time, plague ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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 6.3
 31K
The Rain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 321 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, captivating, exciting, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: post apocalypse, virus, survival, danger, illness, vestiges of humanity, pandemic, search, walking dead, brother sister relationship, death, group of strangers ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: denmark
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 7.0
 259K
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, rough, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, plague, infected, end of the world, post apocalypse, chaos, virus, chaos and mayhem, mutant, deadly virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
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 5.0
 27K
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, bleak, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, virus, survival, rescue, ship, alien, save the world, first contact, ocean, cyborgs, time travel, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s
Place: pacific ocean
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 4.4
 8K
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, psychotronic ...
Plot: pandemic, virus, survivor, apocalypse, violence, infected, post apocalypse, scientist, teenage girl, rescue, survival, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 2010s, near future
Place: los angeles
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 4.4
 26K
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, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, cell phone, virus, stephen king, end of the world, violence, murder, suicide, zombie apocalypse, survival, airport ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, new england, maine
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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, captivating, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, plague, danger, supernatural, future dystopia, walking dead, fear, graphic violence ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta
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 6.2
 26K
#Alive (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As a grisly virus rampages a city, a lone man stays locked inside his apartment, digitally cut off from seeking help and desperate to find a way out.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, infestation, isolation, zombie survival, virus, survival, apocalypse, apartment, rescue, danger, chaos ...
Time: 21st century
Place: seoul, south korea
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 6.0
 46K
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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: cockroach, virus, mutation, experiment gone awry, scientist, insect, deadly creature, mutant, evolution, animal horror, genetic engineering, eaten alive ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, usa
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 7.7
 41K
12 Monkeys (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, tense, futuristic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, existence paradox, post apocalypse, sent to the past, apocalypse, epidemic, plague, virus, time machine, save the world, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Last Man on Earth (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 2022, and after an unlikely event, only one man is left on earth: Phil Miller, who used to be just an average guy who loved his family and hated his job at the bank. Now, in his RV, Phil searches the country for other survivors.
Style: not serious, offbeat, humorous, exciting, sitcom ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing
Plot: survival, alone in the world, chaos, danger, partners, post apocalypse, virus, couples, survivor, save the world, disorder, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, tucson arizona, arizona
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 3.3
 2K
Zoombies (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a strange virus quickly spreads through a safari park and turns all the zoo animals undead, those left in the park must stop the creatures before they escape and zombify the whole city.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, scary
Plot: zoo, killer animal, virus, animal attack, zombie, undead, security, girl, save the day, caged animal, monkey, gorilla ...
Time: 2010s
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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: disturbing, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: virus, curfew, competition, driver, crimes, danger, rivalry, escapades, adaptation, life is a bitch, society, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, near future
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 7.6
 239
Épidémie (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: -A dangerous virus is spreading in Montreal (in Canada) among a group of ostracized and vulnerable homeless people. How long will Anne-Marie Leclerc, infectious disease specialist and director of the Laboratory for Emergency Health, take before ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, enigmatic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: epidemic, deadly virus, infected, virus, infection, deadly, hospital, doctors, public health, scientist, fate of humanity, medical research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: montreal, canada
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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, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hitchhiker, vampire, vampire slayer, virus, on the road, danger, desert, vampire human love, supernatural, gory, infected, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, colorado, arizona, california, texas ...
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