Pandemic movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant pandemic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious, tense, bleak and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with pandemic, survival, virus, danger, post apocalypse, murder, apocalypse, violence, death and chase plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as pandemic: Contagion (2011), Train to Busan (2016), Carriers (2009), Cargo (2017), It Comes at Night (2017), Pandemic (2007), Patient Zero (2018), Songbird (2020), The Last Ship (2014), The Girl with All the Gifts (2016).

List of pandemic movies

 6.8
 294K
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, apocalyptic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: epidemic, virus, plague, pandemic, quarantine, infected, scientist, disaster film, vaccine, fate of humanity, research, infection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 70s
Place: asia, usa, hong kong, san francisco, london ...
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 7.6
 192K
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, pandemic, survival horror, zombie attack, train, survival, quarantine, living dead, train crash, self sacrifice ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south korea, korea, busan, east asia, seoul
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 6.0
 45K
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, deadly virus, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, plague, road trip, blood, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.3
 41K
Cargo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being infected in the wake of a violent pandemic and with only 48 hours to live, a father struggles to find a new home for his baby daughter.
Style: apocalyptic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, bleak
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, pandemic, aborigine, father daughter relationship, boat, community, survival, australian, infected, baby, danger ...
Time: near future
Place: australia, south australia
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It Comes at Night (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.
Style: suspense, rough, brutal, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: post apocalypse, pandemic, forest, paranoia, nightmare, hopelessness, survival, interracial couple, murder, fear, dog, infected ...
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 5.3
 1K
Pandemic (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
TV show
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: pandemic, quarantine, plague, race against time, airport, rescue, danger, investigation, save the day, confined, fighting the system, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, los angeles, usa, california
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 4.5
 9K
Patient Zero (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After an unprecedented global pandemic has turned the majority of humankind into violent "Infected," a man gifted with the ability to speak the Infected's new language leads the last survivors on a hunt for Patient Zero and a cure.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: pandemic, infected, patient, zombie, bunker, end of the world, infection, virus, professor, survival, danger, rescue ...
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 4.7
 9K
Songbird (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: During a pandemic lockdown, Nico, a young man with rare immunity, must overcome martial law, murderous vigilantes and a powerful family to reunite with his love, Sara.
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, apocalyptic, realistic ...
Plot: pandemic, epidemic, post apocalypse, quarantine, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, immunity, delivery man, isolation, chase, escape, secret, loneliness ...
Time: 2020s, near future
Place: los angeles
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 7.5
 56K
The Last Ship (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: navy, battleship, apocalypse, chaos, military, save the world, deadly virus, danger, pandemic, heroes, survival, plague ...
Time: 21st century
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The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.
Style: dark, suspense, psychotronic, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, apocalypse, zombie child, pandemic, distopia, bunker, eaten alive, infection, little girl, military ...
Time: future
Place: london
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 7.2
 35K
The Stand (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 361 min.
TV show
Story: The human race is wiped out by a government invented super flu. The remaining survivors take sides in the forces of good and evil. A mysterious old woman who is a servant of God and a powerful and deadly man who might be the devil himself. A gas ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, plague, pandemic, deadly virus, supernatural, good versus evil, future dystopia, race against time, psychic, survival, danger, survivor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, las vegas, kentucky, missouri, arizona ...
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tragic ending, exciting, tense ...
Plot: maze, desert, cure, pandemic, teenage hero, vaccine, battles, distopia, murder, laboratory, combat, imprisonment ...
Time: future
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 4.2
 3K
Absolon (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the near future, a virus has infected everyone on the planet, and Absolon is a drug that everyone must take to stay alive. One corporation controls the drug. Murchison is the leader of this firm. A scientist who was researching the virus is found ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pandemic, chaos, disorder, danger, fighting the system, undercover, uncover truth, plague, political corruption, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, dishonesty ...
Time: future
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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, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, post apocalypse, plague, danger, moral dilemma, walking dead, future dystopia, vestiges of humanity, graphic violence ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia, america, atlanta
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 6.7
 23K
Zoo (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, realistic
Plot: dangerous animal, extinction, save the world, experiment, mutation, pandemic, survival, safari, animals, veterinarian, danger, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.2
 716K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, isolation, heroes, deadly creature, experiment, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
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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, disturbing, rough, captivating ...
Plot: virus, pandemic, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survivor, rescue, survival, scientist, teenage girl, violence, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles
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 6.8
 111K
Exam (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.
Style: mind bending, psychological, surprise ending, captivating, serious ...
Plot: plot twist, mind game, psychologist, ambition, confinement indoors, mystery, psychology, manipulations, rivalry, surveillance, intrigue, human nature ...
Time: future, contemporary
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 6.4
 126K
Daybreakers (2009)
Genre: Action, 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, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, future dystopia, epidemic, distopia, pandemic, supernatural, plague, vampirism, immortality, vestiges of humanity, hi-tech, starvation ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019, 2010s, near future
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 7.0
 629K
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, epidemic, plague, deadly virus, asthma, infected, virus ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem, israel, canada ...
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Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most ...
Style: stylized, exciting, scary, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, plague, female assassin, female fighter, zombie apocalypse, future dystopia, heroic mission, hand to hand combat, pandemic, chase, survival ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, washington d.c., moscow russia, new york, russia
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 6.0
 2K
The Lottery (2014)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a dystopian future when women have stopped having children, "The Lottery" reveals a world staring down the barrel of impending extinction. Remarkably, 100 embryos are successfully fertilized and a national lottery is held to decide ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, thought provoking, futuristic ...
Plot: pandemic, lottery, infertility, conspiracy, scientist, future dystopia, society, government agency, chaos, extinction, human nature, embryo ...
Time: future
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 7.9
 481K
Children of Men (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, neo noir, captivating, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, apocalypse, chaos, heroic mission, pandemic, distopia, survival, redemption, childlessness, birth, mission, protest ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: europe, london, england, seattle, seattle washington ...
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 6.8
 1K
Sløborn (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Denmark
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: A deadly virus hits a small community living on an island in the North Sea.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: virus, island, pandemic, quarantine, teenage girl, epidemic, north sea, older man teenage girl relationship, teenage protagonist, lifestyle change, struggle for survival, death threat ...
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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, France, Canada, South Africa, Australia, UK, Japan, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalypse, end of the world, survival horror, zombie apocalypse, chaos, post apocalyptic, female fighter, zombie, distopia, mutant, bio weapon, female warrior ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 8.1
 11K
BrainDead (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A young fresh-faced Hill staffer gets her first job in Washington, D.C. and discovering two things: 1. The government has stopped working, and 2. alien spawn have come to earth and eaten the brains of a growing number of Congressmen and Hill ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, ironic, tricky
Audience: teens
Plot: pandemic, alien, meteorite, government, female protagonist, political satire, conspiracy, alien invasion, senator, paranoia, manipulation, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., russia
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 5.1
 3K
Only (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a comet releases a mysterious virus that begins to kill all of the women in the world, a young couple's relationship is severely tested. They hide out (from both the illness and the savages who hunt the remaining women) in their ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, intense
Plot: pandemic, virus, epidemic, distopia, post apocalypse, fight, deadly virus, infected, humanity, disease, humanity in peril, survival ...
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 5.2
 10K
Locked Down (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During a COVID-19 lockdown, sparring couple Linda and Paxton call a truce to attempt a high-risk jewellery heist at one of the world's most exclusive department stores, Harrods.
Style: captivating, tense, romantic
Plot: jewel theft, pandemic, divorced couple, quarantine, robbery, crimes, heist, theft, male female relationship, couples, relationship problems, criminal ...
Place: london
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 3.0
 138
By Day's End (2020)
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A lesbian couple's efforts to mend their deteriorating relationship are put on hold when a pandemic disease that causes insatiable hunger ravages the world around them.
Style: psychological, touching, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, pandemic, lgbt, infection, lesbian, soldier, lesbian couple, unhappy ending, found footage, walking dead, survival horror ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.2
 5K
Rabid (2019)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When a young woman is left scarred beyond recognition following an accident, she undergoes a radical untested stem-cell treatment. And while the procedure turns her into the belle of the ball, the experimental transformation comes at a price...
Style: psychotronic, bleak, suspense, disturbing, macabre
Plot: rabies, medical experiment, pandemic, zombie, amnesia, blonde, vampire, immortality, mad scientist, bloodlust, fashion designer, tentacle ...
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