Premiere's top deadly disease outbreak films. These movies feature horrible epidemics as the premise of their story. For the full article and photo gallery go to: http://www.premiere.com/Feature/13-Movie-Outbreaks-We-Hope-Swine-Flu-Doesn-t-Turn-Into
Chilling tale about a US research satellite carrying a deadly extraterrestrial microscopic organism that crashes into a small town in Arizona. A group of top scientists are hurriedly assembled in a bid to identify and contain the lethal stowaway. Based on the novel by Michael Crichton.
In the gripping film Resident Evil, Alice (Milla Jovovich) awakens in a deserted mansion, only to find herself at the heart of a deadly viral outbreak. The Umbrella Corporation's underground facility, known as The Hive, is the epicenter of this catastrophe. Alice teams up with Rain Ocampo (Michelle Rodriguez) and a ragtag group of survivors, fighting off hordes of flesh-eating zombies and mutant creatures. As they delve deeper into The Hive's secrets, survival becomes their ultimate goal. This action-packed horror flick is a thrilling journey into a dystopian world where humanity hangs by a thread.
In the suspenseful thriller 28 Days Later, London bike courier Jim (Cillian Murphy) awakens from a coma in an abandoned hospital. He finds the city eerily deserted, save for infected humans ravaged by a mysterious virus. Meeting a small group of survivors, including the stalwart Selena (Naomie Harris), they navigate the post-apocalyptic landscape, clinging to hope. Directed by Danny Boyle, this film masterfully combines elements of horror and drama, presenting a chilling scenario of societal collapse due to a relentless pandemic. Its raw depiction of survival amidst chaos earned critical acclaim and notable box-office success.
In the gripping film Outbreak, a deadly and highly contagious virus is unleashed in a small California town. The virus, brought to American soil by an African monkey, swiftly turns the peaceful town into a hotbed of contagion. Sam Daniels (Dustin Hoffman), a maverick virologist, races against time to isolate this new pathogen before it spreads beyond control. Assisting him are his ex-wife, Robby Keough (Rene Russo), and his loyal colleague, Casey Schuler (Kevin Spacey). The trio must navigate governmental obstruction, personal tensions, and their own fears in this tense medical thriller. Their mission: halt the outbreak and prevent a potential global catastrophe.
In I Am Legend, Robert Neville (Will Smith) finds himself the lone survivor in a post-apocalyptic world devastated by a man-made virus. As a military virologist, Neville's immunity becomes both his curse and potential salvation. He navigates through desolate New York City, his only companions being his loyal dog, Sam, and haunting memories of his family. Striving to reverse the effects of the virus with his own blood, he battles with isolation and relentless nocturnal mutants. His hope persists though as he relentlessly broadcasts radio messages, seeking other survivors. Despite its bleak landscape, this sci-fi thriller encapsulates a gripping tale of survival, resilience, and unyielding hope.
In the dystopian sci-fi thriller 12 Monkeys, James Cole (Bruce Willis), a convict from a post-apocalyptic future, is sent back in time on a mission to prevent a deadly virus outbreak. Guided by cryptic messages from a group known as the 'Army of the 12 Monkeys', he navigates through the past accompanied by psychiatrist Dr. Kathryn Railly (Madeleine Stowe). As they delve deeper into the mystery, their paths cross with Jeffrey Goines (Brad Pitt), an unhinged animal rights activist. Directed by Terry Gilliam, this film received two Oscar nominations and was praised for its intricate plot and compelling performances.