Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Horror Movies About Viruses and Illness- 57 Days To Halloween

The Crazies (1973)
A military plane crashes and releases a biological weapon into the river that either kills or makes anyone exposed homicidally insane. To make matters worse, the government arrives to contain the problem, but they only make the events worse. Remade in 2010.

Shivers (1975)
After a scientist kills a teen girl and himself after experiments with parasites, the tenants in an exclusive high rise apartment are infected by a parasite that turns them into sex-crazed zombies.

Rabid (1977)
A woman survives a motorcycle accident and undergoes an experimental skin graft that turns her into a mutant that needs to feed on blood and then spreads her illness to her victims.

Warning Sign (1985)
After an accident occurs in a facility doing secret biological research, a security guard puts the facility in lockdown, but the affected employees become violent and try to break out.

Cabin Fever (2002)
College students staying in a lakeside cabin get exposed to tainted water, giving them a flesh-eating virus that reveals the true feelings they have for each other.

28 Days Later (2002)
A man awakens from a coma to find that London has fallen as a result of a virus that turns people into murderous zombie-like creatures.

Splinter (2008)
After criminals carjack a couple, they stop at a convenience store only to be trapped by a mysterious black organism.  They then fight off those who are infected before they take control of them.

Demons (1985)
A pair of students gets passes to a movie screening but encounter crazed demons after a tainted mask infects a guest. The survivors try to fight their way out, but the infected patrons keep gaining numbers.

Pontypool (2008)
A radio DJ covering an accident in a small town learns that a virus is infecting the local citizens but is transmitted in an unconventional manner

I am Legend (2007)
After a worldwide plague has wiped out most of the population, a scientist spends his time finding a cure while fighting off the zombie-like mutants who occupy the city.

REC (2007)
A reporter following a group of firefighters find themselves trapped and quarantined in an apartment building after a resident shows signs of a deadly illness that begins to spread to the other tenants

Resident Evil (2002)
Based on the popular video game, a woman named Alice teams with commandos to stop a deadly virus from being unleashed.  The virus has turned many of the scientists and staff into undead monsters that are trying to break out of the facility.

The Stand (1994)
After a weaponized strain of the plague kills 99% of the population, the survivors break up into two factions that will determine the outcome for humanity's fate. 

Contracted (2013)
A gay woman has a drunken encounter with a man and begins to show signs of a sexually transmitted disease. As she seeks treatment, she soon learns that something terrible is happening to her body.

It Follows (2014)
A young lady named Jay finds herself pursued by mysterious supernatural entities after she has sex with a guy she met. He explains that she will need to spread the curse or face constant attack by shadowy figures.

Viral (2016)
Two sisters who have moved to suburban California find their community quarantined after a virus outbreak occurs. They try to escape as their neighbors begin to fall under the effects of the virus.

Afflicted (2013)
A pair of friends traveling through Europe meet a lady who infects one of them with an illness that makes him stronger. He is suddenly sensitive to light, and with a thirst for blood, they seek out the woman who gave him the disease in the hopes of finding a cure. 

I Drink Your Blood (1970)
After a woman is raped by a Manson like cult a local baker sells them meat pies infected with rabies tainted blood. This makes them even more violent as they attack a nearby town affecting those they encounter.

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