Hello Readers! Welcome to Humornation. There are times when everything goes out of control from our hands and the COVID-19 epidemic outbreak currently is one such situation when the government is forced to shut down all the major public places like schools, colleges, malls, offices, theatres, etc. And because of this situation, we are forced to stay in our homes. But, along with staying at home, you really can watch some movies related to this situation to get an idea of what the situations turn out into.
Here are 10 movies related to epidemics you can watch while being on your couch:
1. Outbreak (1995)
In the season of an outbreak, let us consider another major outbreak for watching a movie. “Outbreak” is a medical disaster movie that is based on a book called The Hot Zone and this movie and the book is based on a well-known outbreak of Ebola or EVD(Ebola virus disease). Just like Corona, it is also directly transferrable from one human or animal to another. This movie, however, shows this in a small town of the United States and similar to Corona, it needs immediate attention.
2. The Andromeda Strain (1971)
The Andromeda Strain movie is directly taken from a book with the same name which is written by Michael Crichton and this book sold like hotcakes. This thriller epidemic shows a team of scientists who try to investigate a deadly organism of extraterrestrial origin which was brought on earth on a satellite which crashed and later it was found that this organism could cause a pandemic.
3. Children Of Men (2006)
“Children of Men” released in the year 2006 is a science fiction thriller film directed by Alfonso Cuarón which shows that women somehow became completely infertile. The film takes us to a different pandemic of sorts where 18 years of infertility leaves the world in chaos. And later, it shows that a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea and so even after this chaos, human-life can rejoice again if they are able to survive the current state of humanity.
4. Blindness (208)
Featuring Mark Ruffalo, Blindness is a 2008 thriller movie which is an adaptation of the 1995 Portuguese novel which goes by the same name. The film is about a woman who is forced to fake blindness in order to take care of her husband after a pandemic begins. Just like Coronavirus, blindness movie shows that the disease spreads by communication and people become blind and white color comes in front of everyone’s eyes.
5. I am Legend (2007)
I am legend is a 2007 American post-apocalyptic action thriller film that stars Will Smith as US Army virologist Robert Neville. Years after the plague kills most of humanity and turns the rest into monsters, Will Smith is the lone survivor of this plague in NewYork city and struggles to find a cure in this post-apocalyptic action thriller. At last, he must fight his loneliness to survive this pandemic.