Top Trending Pandemic Movies to watch while Quarantined!

Movies plus popcorns is a bang-on thing for those lazy Sundays! But when you are doing WFH and binging movies become a part of your lifestyle; you tend to explore anything and everything on Amazon, Netflix, etc. What if we find some much relatable pandemic movies to binge during this pandemic? Let’s have a look!

CONTAGION Released in 2011 is a modern age medical thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh. The film is indeed an ultra-realistic movie which realizes us of how the virus transmits and is contagious in parallel thoughts of COVID-19, novel coronavirus outbreak. The virus transmission gets out of control globally and scientists are finding the vaccine to cure it.

The Hollywood cast performers are Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon.

The movie is available to watch at Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play.

BLINDNESS Released in 2008, is a fictional disease epidemic thriller film directed by Fernando Meirelles. The film is based on an epidemic known as ‘white sickness’ which blinds everyone. The society suffers from an epidemic of blindness where a young Japanese professional gets blind suddenly, goes to a doctor and the doctor also becomes blind. Later on, finds out that this is a communicable disease. The virus spreads globally due to not keeping social distancing.

The Hollywood cast performers are Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon.

The movie is available to watch at Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play.

OUTBREAK Released in 1995, is an action-thriller medical disaster film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. The film showcases a virus called ‘Motaba’ which is much similar to a deadly virus called Ebola. The Motaba virus spreads through an African monkey which infects all the citizen of a fictional village in California. The virus is in the form of a mysterious fever that is killing everyone coming in contact with a Motaba infected person.

The Hollywood cast performers in leading roles are stars Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo and Morgan Freeman.

The movie is available to watch at Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play.

TRAIN TO BUSAN Released in 2016, is an action horror thriller movie directed by Yeon Sang-ho. A must-have movie in your playlist if you love watching zombie movies. A father and his daughter are in a way to Busan train to celebrate his daughters’ birthday but unfortunately, the journey from South Korea to Busan becomes everyone’s nightmare when an epidemic outbreaks in South Korea due to some chemical spread. The country almost gets infected and turned out to be a zombie place.

The South Korean Casts in the leading roles are: Gong Yoo, Yeon Sang-ho, Ma Dong-Seok, Jung Yu-mi, Kim Soo-Ahn, Choi Woo-Shik, Sohee

The movie is available to watch at Netflix, Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play.

WORLD WAR Z Released in 2013, is an action horror thriller film directed by Marc Forster based on a 2006 novel by Max Brooks. The movie features the largest mass of zombie scurrying everywhere and spreading disease affecting a mass population. The movie shows how the disease spreads rapidly from country to country. The protagonist Pitt plays a UN investigator role and with his hard work, he is successfully able to find a cure for the pandemic.

The casts & crew are: Brad Pitt, Gerry Lane, Mireille Enos, Karin Lane, Daniella Kertesz, Segen, James Badge Dale, Captain Speke, Ludi Boeken, Jurgen Warmbrunn, Matthew Fox, Parajumper, Fana Mokoena, Thierry Umutoni, David Morse, Ex-CIA Agent

The movie is available to watch at Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play.

Observation & Recommendation

These pandemic based movies are just to enjoy the quarantine time, however, we must learn from these movies that one must listen to his government and should take proper precautions required to fight any kind of disease or outbreak.