Pandemic Movies To Watch When Self isolating: Movies that would help you escape and find ease from all the raging news that you’re bombarded with.
Staying inside for the whole day might not be something many of us are used to. You’re either bored out of your mind, thinking of what to do or you’re an introvert – prepared for days like this. Either way, we could all use a satisfying and thought provoking cinematic experience that would help us escape and find easement from all the raging news that we’re bombarded with.
Thanks to great movie producers, we have some of the most eye-opening pandemic movies to watch while in quarantine that give us the ‘at least it ain’t that bad’ impression.
In times like these, we often tend to be disheartened with all that’s going on but there is always something we, humanity as a whole, can learn from this and develop to become greater. Just like in these pandemic movies.
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Here are our recommendations on movies to watch while in quarantine to give us better insight on how we can cope with our situation and spark our hope for better days:
1. I Am Legend (2007)
Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles fearlessly to find a cure in this post-apocalyptic action thriller.
Famous Line :
[Anna looks at the pictures of the Darkstalkers Neville has experimented on]
Anna: Did they all die?
Anna: My God.
Neville: God didn’t do this. We did.
2. Outbreak (1995)
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.
Col. Sam Daniels: Just don’t get negative on me.
Major Salt: Affirmative.
3. Contagion (2011)
Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a pandemic as the CDC works to find a cure.
Dr. Erin Mears: Somewhere in the world, the wrong pig met up with the wrong bat.
4. Sully (2016)
The story of Chesley “Sully” Sullenberg, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight’s passengers and crew.
Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger: I never get over how beautiful it is up here.
Jeff Skiles: Life’s easier in the air.
5. The Crazies (2010)
As a toxin begins to turn the residents of Ogden Marsh, Iowa into violent psychopaths, sheriff David Dutton tries to make sense of the situation while he, his wife, and two other unaffected people band together to fight for survival.
David Dutten: Don’t ask me why I can’t leave without my wife and I won’t ask you why you can.
6. 2012 (2009)
A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to bring an end to mankind.
President Wilson: Today we are one family.
7. The Host (2006)
A monster emerges from Seoul’s Han river and begins attacking people. One victim’s loving family does what it can to rescue her from it’s clutches.
Se-joo: What would you like to eat?
Park Hyun-seo: Beer. A cold beer.
8. Pandemic (2016)
Pandemic is set in the near future, where a virus has overtaken the majority of the planet and humanity is losing its grip on survival. It’s only help is finding a cure and keeping the infected contained. Lauren is a doctor, who, after the fall of New York, comes to Los Angeles to lead a team to hunt for and uninfected survivors.
Lauren: That wasn’t a game.
9. 28 Weeks Later (2007)
Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes according to plan.
10. 3022 (2019)
A group of astronauts living in the haunting emptiness of deep space awake to find earth has suffered an extinction level extent.
Richard Valin: It’s so empty.
11. It Comes At Night (2017)
Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a fragile domestic order with his wife and son. Then a desperate family arrives seeking refuge.
Travis: I think they’re sick. You don’t get it, if they’re sick, then I am too.
12. Twelve Monkeys (1995)
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.
13. Carriers (2009)
As a lethal virus spreads globally, four friends seek a reputed plague-free haven. But while avoiding the infected, the travelers turn on one another.
Danny Green: I don’t know what will happen next. I don’t know how long I’ll live. But I know I will be alone.
14. Flu (2013)
Chaos arises when a lethal, airborne virus infects the population of a South Korean city brought by an illegal immigrant. People are helpless against the disease and the number of infected increases at a fast pace. It’s all up to In-Hye and Ji Goo to come up with a vaccine for the rapidly spreading virus.
15. World War Z (2013)
Former United Nations employee Gerry Lane travels through the world in a race against time to stop a zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments and threatens to destroy humanity itself.
Andrew Fassbach: Mother Nature is a serial killer . No ones better, more creative .
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