The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks

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List Criteria: 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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    Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, Matt Damon

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    Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston, Naomie Harris

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    Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, David Morse

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    Will Smith, Emma Thompson, Salli Richardson

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    Rose Byrne, Idris Elba, Jeremy Renner

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    Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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    Paula Kelly, David Wayne, Arthur Hill

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    Danielle Panabaker, Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell

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    Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs

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    Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Michael Caine

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    Stephen King, Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald

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    Manuela Velasco, Javier Botet, Ana Isabel Velásquez

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    Dania Ramirez, Jennifer Carpenter, Doug Jones

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    James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow

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    Lynn Lowry, Harry Spillman, Richard Liberty

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    Emily VanCamp, Chris Pine, Piper Perabo

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    Eli Roth, Cerina Vincent, Jordan Ladd

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    Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Eric Laneuville

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    Manuela Velasco, Albert Grabuleda Capdevila, Javier Botet

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    Elizabeth Banks, Jenna Fischer, Rob Zombie

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    Zooey Deschanel, Mark Wahlberg, M. Night Shyamalan

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    Will Rogers, Kristen Connolly, Andrew Stahl

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    Rhona Mitra, Malcolm McDowell, Bob Hoskins

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    Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Sandra Oh

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    Jill Wagner, Paulo Costanzo, Shea Whigham

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    Dennis Quaid, Norman Reedus, Ben Foster

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    Summer Glau, Morena Baccarin, Nathan Fillion

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    Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Malin Åkerman

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    Marilyn Chambers, Joe Silver, Susan Roman

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    George Kennedy, Robert Vaughn, Glenn Ford

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    Ian McKellen, Steve Martin, Richard Gere

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    Stephen McHattie, Daniel Fathers, Boyd Banks

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    Val Kilmer, William B. Davis, Aaron Ashmore

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    Saoirse Ronan, Anna Chancellor, George MacKay

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    Tiffani Thiessen, Faye Dunaway, Eric Roberts

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    Leticia Dolera, Carla Nieto, Javier Botet

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    Anna Hutchison, Viva Bianca, Grant Bowler

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    Vincent Price, Jane Asher, Hazel Court

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    Bruce Campbell, Pete Ferry, Bogdan Pecic

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    Steve Warren, A. J. Bowen, Sahr Ngaujah

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    Barbara Steele, Joe Silver, Vlasta Vrána

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    Soo Ae, Jang Hyuk, Cha In-pyo

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    Jack Palance, Richard Widmark, Barbara Bel Geddes

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    Josh Brolin, Mira Sorvino, Norman Reedus

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    Morgan Freeman, Timothy Olyphant, Damian Lewis

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    Cabin Fever 3 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks

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    Cabin Fever 3

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    Peter Weller, Ernie Hudson, Daniel Stern

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    Yōko Maki, Kōichi Satō, Shirô Sano

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    Bae Doona, Jung Jin-young, Chang-wan Kim

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