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List Rules Films with epidemics of airborne illnesses or other infectious diseases that threaten humanity

A list of the Best Movies with disease outbreaks. Are you a fan of movies about scary infections and crazy medical pandemics? You might be surprised to find out how many movies were made with disease outbreaks in them. Browse through this list to see the best movies with disease outbreaks. Ranked in order of the most popular movie with disease outbreaks to the least popular, it will be easy to find a great movie to watch that was voted #1. If you see a movie that you think should get top spot, go ahead and vote for it to get it raised higher on the list.

If you don’t see your favorite disease outbreak movie listed here, go ahead and add it to the list so that others can enjoy it as much as you have. Movies like Contagion and Virus have a unique plot that leaves the viewer on the edge of their seat, but there are numerous good disease outbreak films to see, many of them just as suspenseful and fascinating as the last.

If you saw a favorite disease outbreak movie a long time ago but can’t remember the name, chances are you may find it on this list of the best disease outbreak movies. Then you can rent it or purchase it and enjoy the movie all over again! So go ahead and look through the list of best movies with disease outbreaks to find either a long-ago oldie or a brand new favorite to enjoy! One this is certain, the next time you get an infection, you'll probably start believing you've gotten caught up in a terrible new plague. But hey, at least you'll know how to fight it off!

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Contagion is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Contagion Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, Matt Damon

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Outbreak is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Outbreak Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman

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28 Days Later is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
28 Days Later Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston, Naomie Harris

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World War Z is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
World War Z Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, David Morse

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I Am Legend is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
I Am Legend Will Smith, Emma Thompson, Salli Richardson

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28 Weeks Later is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
28 Weeks Later Rose Byrne, Idris Elba, Jeremy Renner

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The Andromeda Strain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
The Andromeda Strain Paula Kelly, David Wayne, Arthur Hill

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12 Monkeys is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
12 Monkeys Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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The Crazies is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
The Crazies Danielle Panabaker, Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell

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Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Resident Evil Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs

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The Stand is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
The Stand Stephen King, Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald

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REC is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
REC Manuela Velasco, Javier Botet, Ana Isabel Velásquez

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Children of Men is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Children of Men Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Michael Caine

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The Crazies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
The Crazies Lynn Lowry, Harry Spillman, Richard Liberty

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Quarantine is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Quarantine Dania Ramirez, Jennifer Carpenter, Doug Jones

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Rise of the Planet of the Apes James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow

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Carriers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Carriers Emily VanCamp, Chris Pine, Piper Perabo

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Dawn of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Dawn of the Dead Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell, Kevin Zegers

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The Omega Man is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
The Omega Man Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Eric Laneuville

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Cabin Fever is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Cabin Fever Eli Roth, Cerina Vincent, Jordan Ladd

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REC 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
REC 2 Manuela Velasco, Albert Grabuleda Capdevila, Javier Botet

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Slither is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Slither Elizabeth Banks, Jenna Fischer, Rob Zombie

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Serenity is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Serenity Summer Glau, Morena Baccarin, Nathan Fillion

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Pandorum is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Pandorum Dennis Quaid, Norman Reedus, Ben Foster

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The Bay is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
The Bay Will Rogers, Kristen Connolly, Andrew Stahl

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The Happening is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
The Happening Zooey Deschanel, Mark Wahlberg, M. Night Shyamalan

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Flu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Flu Soo Ae, Jang Hyuk, Cha In-pyo

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Doomsday is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Doomsday Rhona Mitra, Malcolm McDowell, Bob Hoskins

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Blindness is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Blindness Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Sandra Oh

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Splinter is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Splinter Jill Wagner, Paulo Costanzo, Shea Whigham

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The Invasion is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
The Invasion Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Malin Åkerman

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How I Live Now is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
How I Live Now Saoirse Ronan, Anna Chancellor, George MacKay

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Pontypool is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Pontypool Stephen McHattie, Daniel Fathers, Boyd Banks

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Rabid is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Rabid Marilyn Chambers, Joe Silver, Susan Roman

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The Thaw is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
The Thaw Val Kilmer, William B. Davis, Aaron Ashmore

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Dreamcatcher is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Dreamcatcher Morgan Freeman, Timothy Olyphant, Damian Lewis

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Virus is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Virus George Kennedy, Robert Vaughn, Glenn Ford

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And the Band Played On is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
And the Band Played On Ian McKellen, Steve Martin, Richard Gere

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The Masque of the Red Death is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
The Masque of the Red Death Vincent Price, Jane Asher, Hazel Court

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REC 3: Génesis is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
REC 3: Génesis Leticia Dolera, Carla Nieto, Javier Botet

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The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials Patricia Clarkson, Giancarlo Esposito, Lili Taylor

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Mimic is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Mimic Josh Brolin, Mira Sorvino, Norman Reedus

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Panic at Rock Island is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Panic at Rock Island Anna Hutchison, Viva Bianca, Grant Bowler

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The Dead Next Door is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
The Dead Next Door Bruce Campbell, Pete Ferry, Bogdan Pecic

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Pandemic is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Pandemic Tiffani Thiessen, Faye Dunaway, Eric Roberts

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Leviathan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Leviathan Peter Weller, Ernie Hudson, Daniel Stern

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Dead Space: Aftermath is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Dead Space: Aftermath Christine Lakin, Graham McTavish, Christopher Judge

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Land of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Land of the Dead Dennis Hopper, Simon Pegg, Simon Baker

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The Children is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
The Children Jeremy Sheffield, Hannah Tointon, Rachel Shelley

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Dead Space: Downfall is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks
Dead Space: Downfall Kelly Hu, Kevin Michael Richardson, Grey DeLisle