A pandemic is defined as the disease which has spread over a large area, multiple continents, or worldwide. It usually affects a wide of people and is very infectious. The World Health Organization (WHO) has used a six-stage classification to describe the process where a virus moves from a few infections in human beings to a pandemic. The virus mostly infects animals. The animals affect the people, which runs through the stage where the virus spreads among people and ends in a pandemic being spread worldwide.
Simply, the pandemic is a worldwide spread of new disease.
What is Coronavirus (COVID-19) actually?
Coronavirus is termed as a large family of viruses that causes illness from the common cold to severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.
Coronavirus disease, as known as COVID-19, was discovered in 2019 in Wuhan, China, and they are transmitted between people and animals. This infection is spread from one to another person through respiratory droplets. They are produced during coughing and sneezing—the WHO has declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. The common symptoms of infections include fever, cough, and respiratory symptoms like shortness of breath. Some of the preventive measures are washing hands frequently, maintain social distance, and keeping hands away from the face. Those people who are suspected to be affected by the virus should wear masks. You need to avoid close contact with people showing symptoms of coughing and sneezing. Worldwide, 284525 people are concerned, among which 11842 people died, and 93566 people are recovered.
Pandemic movies available on Netflix
Contagion is an American action thriller movie released in 2011 and directed by Steven Soderbergh. The cast includes Marion Cotillard as Dr. Leonora Orantes, Matt Damon as Mitch Emhoff, Laurence Fishburne as Dr. Ellis Cheerver, Jude Law as Alan Krumwiede, Gwyneth Paltrow as Beth Emhoff, Kate Winslet as Dr. Erin Mears, and many more. Its rating is 6.7 out of 10 in IMDB and currently most viewed movie in Netflix US and Netflix Canada.
The plot of the movie is concerned with the spread of the virus worldwide. Beth Emhoff returns from a business trip to Hong Kong. Beth feels ill, as, in Chicago airport, she has sex with her former lover. She then travels back home and spreads the virus to her husband, Mitch, and her son Clark. When Beth and Clark died, Mitch goes into the quarantine where the doctors realized that he is suffering from a mysterious virus. The virus is spreading widely worldwide.
Pandemic is an American science fiction thriller movie released in 2016, written by Dustin T. Benson and directed by John Suits. The casts of this movie include Rachel Nichols as Lauren Chase/Rebecca Thomas, Alfie Allen as Wheeler, Paul Guilfoyle as Doctor Greer, Missi Pyle, as Denise, Danielle Rose Russell as Meghan Thomas, and Mekhi Phifer as Gunner. Its rating is 4.4 out of 10.
The virus has overtaken the planet. Many people are infected rather than uninfected ones. The only hope is to find a cure. A doctor from New York, Lauren Chase, was assisted by her team, which includes Gunner, Wheeler, and Denise. They came to Los Angeles to find out the survivors of worldwide pandemic and to rescue uninfected survivors.
The outbreak is an American medical disaster movie released in 1995 and directed by Wolfgang Petersen. The movie Outbreak is based on Richard Preston’s nonfiction book “The Hot Zone.” The film stars Dustin Hoffman as Colonel Sam Daniels, Rene Russo as Dr. Robera “Robby” Keough, Morgan Freeman as Brigadier General Billy Ford and Donald Sutherland as Major General Donald “Donnie” McClintock. The co-stars are Cuba Gooding Jr. as Major Salt, Kevin Spacey as Lieutenant Colonel Casey Schuler, and Patrick Dempsey as James “Jimbo” Scott. Its rating is 6.6 out of 10.
When a virus similar to Ebola is discovered in Africa, Colonel Sam Daniels is sent to investigate. He returns and reports his boss, Brigadier General Ford, to put an alert on this disease. Later a monkey was captured from Africa and brought to the U.S., and a man works at the customs house. Then the man died, and it is discovered that it is an African disease that kills very quickly.
4. The Big Short
The Big Short is an American biographical movie released in 2015 and directed by Adam McKay. The writer of this movie is McKay and Charles Randolph. This movie is based on the book “The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine” by Michael Lewis. The film stars are Ryan Gosling as Jared Vennett, Rudy Eisenzopf as Lewis Ranieri, Casey Groves as Fund Manager, Charlie Talbert as Lewis Bond Trader, Harold Gervais as Lewis Bond Trader, Maria Frangos as Exotic Dancer, Christian Bale as Michael Burry, and many more. Its rating is 7.8 out of 10.
Michael Burry, a former hedge-fund manager, was one of the first to predict the collapse of the credit bubble due to excessive subprime lending. Based on the real-life Steve Eisman, Mark Baum is a money manager who rose to fame after successfully betting against subprime mortgages.
5. World War Z
World War Z is an American action horror movie released in 2013 and directed by Marc Forster. The movie is based on the 2006 novel of the same name “World War z” by Max Brooks. The film stars are Brad Pitt as Gerry Lane, James Badge Dale as Captain Speke, Mireille Enos as Karin Lane, Daniella Kertesz as “Segen” (Lieutenant), Ludi Boeken as Jurgen Warmbrunn, Fana Mokoena as Thierry Umutoni, and many more.
The former U.N. investigator Gerry Lane and his family get stuck in urban gridlock. He senses that it is not an ordinary traffic jam. When the city erupts into chaos, his suspicions were confirmed. A harmful virus is spread through a single bite that turns healthy people into something vicious, unthinking, and feral. Gerry leads to a worldwide search for finding the source of the infection of the virus. Luckily, he finds out a way to terminate its spread.
2012 is an American disaster film released in 2009 and directed by Roland Emmerich. The producers of the movie are Harald Kloser, Mark Gordon, and Larry J. Franco. The movie casts are John Cusack as Jackson Curtis, Amanda Peet as Kate Curtis, Thandie Newton as Laura Wilson, Chiwetel Ejiofor as geologist Adrian Helmsley, Morgan Lily as Lilly Curtis, Liam James as Noah Curtis, Tom McCarthy as Gordon Silberman, Woody Harrelson as Charlie Frost, Danny Glover as Thomas Wilson, and many more. Its rating is 5.8 out of 10.
Many years ago, geologist Adrian Helmsley came across the information, which shows that the world will end in 2012. No announcement is made, but other countries begin to prepare for the event. While on a trip with his children, Jackson Curtis meets Charlie Frost. A series of events leads Jackson to believe what Charlie has told him. So, he heads for China with his family.
7. Resident Evil: Extinction
Resident Evil: Extinction is an action horror film released in 2007, written by Paul W. S. Anderson and directed by Russell Mulcahy. The movie casts are Milla Jovovich as Alice, Ali Larter as Claire Redfield, Iain Glen as Dr. Alexander Isaacs, Oded Fehr as Carlos Oliveira, Ashanti as Nurse Betty, Spencer Locke as K-Mart, Mike Epps as Lloyd Jefferson “L.J.” Wade, Christopher Egan as Mikey, and many more. Its rating is 6.3 out of 10.
Umbrella Corp captures Alice, and she receives a genetic alteration which leaves her with superhuman abilities. She is hiding in the Nevada desert, and she joins forces with former cohorts Carlos and L.J. along with the new survivor’s Claire, K-Mart, and Nurse Betty to get rid of the virus that threatens to turn every human into a zombie.
Carriers is an American post-apocalyptic body horror movie released in 2009, written and directed by Àlex and David Pastor. The movie casts are Lou Taylor Pucci as Danny, Chris Pine as Brian, Piper Perabo as Bobby, Emily VanCamp as Kate, Christopher Meloni as Frank Holloway, Kiernan Shipka as Jodie Holloway, Mark Moses as Doctor, and many more. Its rating is 6 out of 10.
When a virus intimidates to wipe out humanity, Danny, his brother Brian, and their friends Bobby and Kate set out across the desert, trying to avoid the pandemic. Over several days, the four of them learned that the darkness within themselves might be proven as fatal than any microbe.
9. Bird Box
Bird Box is an American post-apocalyptic thriller film released in 2018 and directed by Susanne Bier. This movie is based on the 2014 novel with the same name “Bird Box” by Josh Malerman. The stars of this movie are Sandra Bullock as Malorie Hayes, Trevante Rhodes as Tom, Jacki Weaver as Cheryl, John Malkovich as Douglas, Sarah Paulson as Jessica Hayes, Rosa Salazar as Lucy, Danielle Macdonald as Olympia, Lil Rel Howery as Charlie, Tom Hollander as Gary, Colson Baker as Felix, BD Wong as Greg, and many more. Its rating is 6.6 out of 10.
A mother and her children make a dangerous bid to reach safety. When a mysterious force exterminates the population, only one thing is sure which are if you see it, you will die. So, the survivors must avoid coming face to face. Searching for a new beginning and hope of living, a woman and her children start on a dangerous journey down a river and through the woods to find the place that may shelter them. For this, they have to cover their eyes from the evil and should complete their trip blindfolded.
Cargo is an Australian post-apocalyptic horror drama film released in 2017 and directed by Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke. The casts are Martin Freeman as Andy Rose, Simone Landers as Thoomi, Anthony Hayes as Vic Carter, Susie Porter as Kay Caine, Caren Pistorius as Lorraine Cassidy, David Gulpilil as Daku, Kris McQuade as Etta, Bruce R. Carter as Willie, and Natasha Wanganeen as Josie. Its rating is 6.3 out of 10.
The virus has overtaken the world by a virus that turns people into zombies. Andy, Kay, and Rosie are living safely on the houseboat in rural Australia. After a pandemic spreads all over Australia, a father protects his daughter.
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