20 Movies Like The Andromeda Strain

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Contagion

Contagion
Contagion
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: Scott Z. Burns
Actors: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law
Language: English, Mandarin, Cantonese
Country: United Arab Emirates, United States
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“Contagion” is a thriller film that follows the rapid spread of a deadly virus and the race against time to find a cure, while society collapses and panic ensues. The movie explores the interconnected lives of various individuals affected by the pandemic, highlighting the devastating consequences of a global outbreak.

Outbreak

Outbreak
Outbreak
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 59%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 5 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Laurence Dworet, Robert Roy Pool
Actors: Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman
Language: English, Korean, French
Country: United States
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The Outbreak movie is about a deadly virus that originates in Africa and spreads to the United States, causing a race against time to find a cure and prevent a global pandemic. A team of scientists and military personnel must navigate political obstacles and ethical dilemmas to stop the outbreak from becoming a global catastrophe.

28 Days Later

28 Days Later
28 Days Later
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 10 wins & 32 nominations
Writer: Alex Garland
Actors: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United Kingdom
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“28 Days Later” is a post-apocalyptic horror film where a man wakes up from a coma to find himself in a deserted London, overrun by zombies infected with a rage-inducing virus. He joins a group of survivors to navigate the dangerous city and find a safe haven.

World War Z

World War Z
World War Z
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror
Awards: 3 wins & 25 nominations
Writer: Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard, Damon Lindelof
Actors: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz
Language: English, Spanish, Hebrew, Arabic
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Malta
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The World War Z movie is about a former United Nations investigator who is tasked with finding the source of a global zombie pandemic and finding a way to stop it, while also trying to protect his family.

I Am Legend

I Am Legend
I Am Legend
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Awards: 9 wins & 23 nominations
Writer: Mark Protosevich, Akiva Goldsman, Richard Matheson
Actors: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan
Language: English
Country: United States
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“I Am Legend” is a post-apocalyptic film about a scientist who is the last survivor in New York City after a virus turns people into bloodthirsty mutants. He struggles to find a cure while battling loneliness and surviving against the creatures that now roam the city.

The Crazies

The Crazies
The Crazies
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 56/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: 11 nominations
Writer: Scott Kosar, Ray Wright, George A. Romero
Actors: Radha Mitchell, Timothy Olyphant, Danielle Panabaker
Language: English
Country: United States, United Arab Emirates
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“The Crazies is a horror film about a small town in Iowa that becomes infected with a virus that turns its residents into violent and unpredictable killers. As the military quarantines the town, a group of survivors must fight to escape and find safety amidst the chaos.”

Carriers

Carriers
Carriers
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
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Runtime: 84 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Àlex Pastor, David Pastor
Actors: Chris Pine, Piper Perabo, Lou Taylor Pucci
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Carriers” is a post-apocalyptic thriller that follows four friends as they navigate a dangerous world ravaged by a deadly virus. Desperate to avoid infection, they embark on a treacherous journey to find a safe haven, testing their relationships and humanity along the way.

Quarantine

Quarantine
Quarantine
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 55%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 6 nominations
Writer: John Erick Dowdle, Drew Dowdle, Jaume Balagueró
Actors: Jennifer Carpenter, Steve Harris, Columbus Short
Language: English
Country: United States, Spain
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“Quarantine” is a found footage horror film that follows a television reporter and her cameraman as they document the terrifying events that unfold when they become trapped inside an apartment building quarantined due to a deadly virus outbreak. As chaos ensues, they must fight for their lives while trying to uncover the truth behind the quarantine.

The Stand

The Stand
The Stand
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
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Runtime: 361 min
Seasons: 1
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Won 2 Primetime Emmys. 3 wins & 7 nominations total
Writer: N/A
Actors: Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Jamey Sheridan
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Stand” movie is a post-apocalyptic horror film based on Stephen King’s novel. It follows a group of survivors as they navigate a world devastated by a deadly pandemic, while also facing a supernatural battle between good and evil.

The Happening

The Happening
The Happening
Internet Movie Database: 5.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 18%
Metacritic: 34/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 3 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: M. Night Shyamalan
Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo
Language: English, French
Country: United States, India
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“The Happening” is a 2008 thriller film directed by M. Night Shyamalan. It follows a high school science teacher and his wife as they try to survive a mysterious and deadly phenomenon that causes people to commit suicide in large numbers.

The Flu

The Flu That Killed 50 Million
The Flu That Killed 50 Million
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
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Runtime: 59 min
Genre: Documentary, History
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: Christopher Eccleston, Wendy Barclay, Catharine Arnold
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Flu” is a South Korean disaster film that follows the outbreak of a deadly strain of the H5N1 avian influenza virus in a city. As the virus spreads rapidly, a medical team and a rescue worker must race against time to contain the outbreak and save lives.

Pontypool

Pontypool
Pontypool
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 54/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 win & 11 nominations
Writer: Tony Burgess
Actors: Stephen McHattie, Lisa Houle, Georgina Reilly
Language: English, French, Armenian
Country: Canada
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The Pontypool movie is a psychological thriller set in a small Canadian town, where a radio host and his team discover that a virus is spreading through language, turning people into violent and nonsensical killers. As they try to understand and survive the outbreak, they must find a way to communicate without triggering the virus themselves.

Blindness

Blindness
Blindness
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 44%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 16 wins & 21 nominations
Writer: José Saramago, Don McKellar
Actors: Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Gael García Bernal
Language: English, Japanese
Country: Brazil, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, Italy
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The Blindness movie is a dystopian thriller where an epidemic of blindness spreads, leaving a city in chaos. As society crumbles, a group of strangers must navigate the darkness and find a way to survive.

The Invasion

The Invasion
The Invasion
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 20%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: David Kajganich, Jack Finney
Actors: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Jeremy Northam
Language: English, Russian
Country: United States, Australia
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“The Invasion” is a science fiction thriller about an alien virus that infects humans, causing them to lose their emotions and become cold and calculating. A psychiatrist and a CDC scientist must work together to find a way to stop the spread of the virus and save humanity.

The Bay

The Bay
The Bay
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 85 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination
Writer: Michael Wallach, Barry Levinson
Actors: Will Rogers, Kristen Connolly, Kether Donohue
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Bay” is a found footage horror film that follows the aftermath of a deadly ecological disaster in a small Chesapeake Bay town. Through various forms of media, the film documents the outbreak of a deadly parasite and the government cover-up that ensues.

The Last Days

The Last Days
The Last Days
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 8 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: David Pastor, Àlex Pastor
Actors: Quim Gutiérrez, Jose Coronado, Marta Etura
Language: Spanish, Catalan
Country: Spain, France
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The Last Days movie is about a group of friends who navigate their way through the chaotic and dangerous aftermath of a global pandemic that causes people to slowly lose their senses and ultimately go blind. They must find a way to survive and escape the city before losing their sight completely.

The Signal

The Signal
The Signal
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 60%
Metacritic: 54/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations
Writer: Carlyle Eubank, William Eubank, David Frigerio
Actors: Brenton Thwaites, Olivia Cooke, Beau Knapp
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Signal” is a science fiction thriller about a group of college students who are lured into a dangerous and mysterious situation after tracking a hacker. As they investigate further, they discover a shocking truth that challenges their perception of reality.

The Cell

The Cell
The Cell
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 45%
Metacritic: 40/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 29 nominations total
Writer: Mark Protosevich
Actors: Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, Vincent D'Onofrio
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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“The Cell” is a psychological thriller film about a psychologist who enters the mind of a comatose serial killer to uncover the location of his latest victim before it’s too late, exploring the dark and surreal world of the killer’s subconscious.

The Omega Man

The Omega Man
The Omega Man
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 65%
Metacritic: 56/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: John William Corrington, Joyce Hooper Corrington, Richard Matheson
Actors: Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Omega Man” is a post-apocalyptic science fiction film where a survivor, believed to be the last human on Earth, battles against a group of mutant beings known as “The Family” while searching for a cure for the deadly plague that has wiped out most of humanity.

The Girl with All the Gifts

The Girl with All the Gifts
The Girl with All the Gifts
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award8 wins & 12 nominations total
Writer: Mike Carey
Actors: Sennia Nanua, Fisayo Akinade, Dominique Tipper
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Girl with All the Gifts” is a post-apocalyptic horror film about a young girl named Melanie who possesses a unique combination of human and zombie traits. As the world is ravaged by a fungal infection, she becomes the key to finding a cure and saving humanity from extinction.

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