7 Best Movies About Diseases That You Should Watching Update 06/2024

Movies About Diseases

1. The Crazies

The Crazies

‘The Crazies,’ a Breck Eisner film, is a sci-fi horror film. As a sequel to the 1973 original, this film is based on the story. A military virus infects a fictitious Iowa town, turning those who contract it into vicious killers.

2. 28 Days Later 

It depicts the collapse of society following the accidental release of a highly contagious virus and focuses on four survivors’ struggle to cope with the destruction of the life.

3. Pandemic


In 2016, John Suits directed the science fiction thriller ‘Pandemic.’ During the course of the film, the world is in a state of complete and utter disarray as a result of a devastating virus outbreak. There are zombies roaming the streets, and the few people who have managed to survive must fight for their lives.

4. Cabin Fever

In “Cabin Fever,” five college graduates move into a cabin in the woods where they become infected with a flesh-eating virus, drawing the attention of the town’s homicidal residents.

5. Contagion


In 2011, Steven Soderbergh directed Contagion, a thriller starring Jessica Chastain. Marion Cotillard, Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, and Jennifer Ehle are among the film’s ensemble cast. Matt Damon and Kate Winslet also star. Medical researchers and public health officials try to find and stop the spread of a virus communicated via fomites, which leads to social unrest during a pandemic. Finally, a vaccine is developed to stop the virus’s spread.

6. 12 Monkeys

Terry Gilliam’s American neo-noir science fiction film ’12 Monkeys,’ is based on Chris Marker’s 1962 short film La Jetee. To learn more about the man-made virus that wiped out the majority of Earth’s human population, a convicted criminal is sent back in time to a future world devastated by disease.

7. I Am Legend

I Am Legend

Francis Lawrence directs ‘I Am Legend,’ a film based on Richard Matheson’s 1954 novel of the same name, in which Will Smith plays US Army virologist Robert Neville. New York City is the setting for the story after a cancer-curing virus wipes out the majority of humanity. Neville, who is immune to the virus, works to find a cure while fending off hostile mutants.