The coronavirus pandemic has adversely affected the world, while some countries have managed to control the disease to a certain level, some have weakened against it. Because people are forced to stay inside their homes to protect themselves, their online activity has become more numerous. Some people are investigating pandemics to increase their knowledge, and now the search activity for movies based on pandemics has also increased.
Movies such as Contagion, Virus, Outbreak, etc. are viewed online by a large number of viewers because it gives them a glimpse of reality mixed with fiction. Let's tell you about some films with pandemics as a story basis:
This 2011 film directed by Steven Soderbergh is at the top of the list of searched films because it is fairly close to the coronavirus pandemic. In the movie, the source of the virus is also a bat, just as it is said for the corona virus that it spread from a market in Wuhan, China, where bat meat was sold.
This Malayalam language movie was released in 2019 and was a super hit because it was based on Nipah virus outbreak in the Indian state of Kerala in the year 2018. The film came too close to reality and also showed how the spread of misinformation affects people.
3 The Andromeda Strain
This movie was released in 1971 and was based on the 1969 novel of the same name. The film is about a United States government. The satellite that has returned to Earth but disappears. The military recovery team found that the satellite returned with an alien organism that wiped out an entire city.
The film is about the spread of a virus named Motaba and looked a lot like Ebola. In the movie, the virus caused a deadly fever and was first discovered in the jungles of Africa.
The film also showed the limits that can be exceeded by the government to control or stop the spread of the virus. What doesn't go well for many people, however, is the fact that in the movie the vaccine develops in less time, when in reality it takes months or years to develop a vaccine.