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What are the best movies with themes similar to an outbreak like Coronavirus?

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Contagion is a medical action thriller film that was directed by Steven Soderbergh. The film features an ensemble cast including Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, and Jude Law. The list of big names doesn't end there as they are also joined by Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, and Jennifer Ehle. The plot of the film revolves around the spread of a virus being transmitted by fomites. It follows the attempts of medical researchers and public health officials to identify and contain the disease. The film sees the loss of order as chaos ensues due to this new pandemic all the way the point where a vaccine is finally found to stop its spread. The film released to positive reception from audiences and critics. It was praised as having a tight and tense plot and bolstered by a stellar cast.

You may be wondering what's suddenly so special about a film that released way back in 2011. Well, unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably heard about COVID-19, a disease that has been spreading around the world right now. The events in the Contagion film have been eerily similar to what's going on in our world right now. It's like a prophecy coming to life and people can't help their morbid curiosity with this film. It has seen a surge in popularity and rental sales since all of this started. It's one of the movies with themes similar to an outbreak like coronavirus. There are plenty of movies like Contagion that are worth checking it out as well. See our list below and tell us what you thought in the comments section.

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  1. 1Contagion

    18

    Contagion is an action thriller film starring Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, and Jude Law among an ensemble cast. It tells the story of people finding themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure.

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  1. 2Outbreak

    12

    Outbreak is a drama thriller film starring Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, and Morgan Freeman. Army doctors struggle to find a cure for a deadly virus spreading throughout a California town that was brought to America by an African monkey.

  2. 312 Monkeys

    10

    12 Monkey is a sci-fi thriller starring Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, and Brad Pitt. In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

  1. 4Blindness

    2

    Blindness is a mystery-drama sci-fi film directed by Fernando Meirelles and stars Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, and Gael García Bernal. It tells the story of a city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant white blindness.

  2. 5Carriers

    1

    Carriers is a thriller drama film starring Chris Pine, Piper Perabo, and Lou Taylor Pucci. Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus.

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2OutbreakMovies 12 Paid
312 MonkeysMovies 10 Paid
4BlindnessMovies 2 Paid
5CarriersMovies 1 Paid
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