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During this COVID-19 outbreak, the viewership of the virus-related movies has surged significantly. This situation is something that has never happened before but yes, one can find similar traces in some movies. Referring to some reports this could actually have a psychological explanation and the therapy that actually works behind this explanation is Exposure Therapy. This one is a behavior therapy that sometimes is used to treat anxiety disorders. The treatment involves: exposing a patient to the source of their anxiety without any intention to cause them any harm or danger and thus to alleviate their stress or fear that was disturbing.



For an instance, if someone who is afraid of snakes might be asked to hold a snake or if someone, who is afraid of a disease outbreak that causes the end of humanity, might be asked to watch a film about viruses that can’t hurt them in any way. The reason behind why you’re reaching out for the movies with titles such as ‘Virus’, ‘Contagion’ and ‘Outbreak,’ during your self-quarantine pandemic could be the above-mentioned thing or your doughy curiosity.



The followings are the movies one can watch during this lockdown apart from just indulging in the same genre of the collection.


28 Days Later (2002): The movie covers 7.6 out of 10 ratings in IMDB. Talking about this post-apocalyptic horror, a mysterious virus wrecks the whole United Kingdom, leaving a group of survivors to deal with the fallout and the consequence of the disaster while avoiding those who got infected by the virus. This is a sci-fi, horror, and drama starring Cillian Murphy and Naomie Harris.


Quarantine (2008): 2008 released horror and thriller covers the lower ratings of 5.9 out of 10 in IMDB but it has got the real thrill. The CDC, Centre for Disease Control, quarantines a building and suddenly due to some malfunctions, its human inhabitants begin to turn into zombies after getting infected by a virus. The reporter Angela (Jennifer Carpenter) and her cameraman Scott (Steve Harris), they get stuck inside the building, surviving on their own. This film is a remake of 2007 released Spanish horror flick ‘Rec’. Starring, Jennifer Carpenter.


Contagion (2011): The 2011 released action, drama, and thriller piece are one of the highest searched movies during this current pandemic. Panic and chaos erupt around the whole world when a woman and her son die, in a very critical way, leading to the discovery of a fatal and hazardous virus. Meanwhile, the CDC in America tries it’s all power to stop its spread and to make things settle like the common life. Starring Matt Damon, Lawrence Fishburne, Gwyneth Paltrow. And it covers 6.7 out of 10 ratings in IMDB.


It Comes at Night (2017): The 2017 released horror and mystery piece has its separate fanbase. Not many people know about this movie but it has covered a lot of situations of a pandemic. Covering the ratings of 6.2 out of 10, in this movie few survivors remain after a long outbreak. After an unnatural and unexpected threat disrupts the whole world, two families are intentionally coerced to share a home in a reluctant alliance to keep negative forces outside just to make sure and realize that evil lurks among them. Starring Joel Edgerton and the Director is Trey Edward Shults.


Virus (2019): In 2019 released drama and thriller and covering the best ratings in IMDB (8 out of 10), this is a Malayalam movie based on a real-life account of the deadly Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala but a group of courageous individuals risks their lives in a hope to contain the spread. Starring Tovino Thomas, Parvathy Thiruvothu, and Madonna Sebastiana and Director is Aashiq Abu.



These are some movies that one might watch during this lockdown. The movies leave a good impact on people and they have they’re on power to leave a message too. All the above-mentioned movies have bad situations in them but they also ended up curing up the whole negative and epidemic situation. One can hope and feel encouraged as well.







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