1. Contagion (2011)

Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Matt Damon, Kate Winslet

Review: A starkly effective ensemble drama which could well do for the sniffles what jaws did for the great whites. – Dan Jolin, Empire.

  1. World War Z (2013)

Stars: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Mathew Fox

Review: Slavering, lightning-quick, bloodthirsty hordes of modern zombies are taking over the world yet again. – Bob Hoose, Plugged In.

  1. Carriers (2009)

Stars: Chris Pine, Emily Vancamp, Piper Perabo

Two brothers to escape the pandemic spreading across America together with their friends.

  1. I am Legend (2007)

Stars: Will Smith, Alice Braga

Reviews: The opening scenes of “I am Legend” have special effects so good. – Robert Egbert, Robert Egbert.

  1. Blindness (2008)

Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Julianne Moore, Gael Garcia Bernal

Reviews: This story of people mysteriously losing their sight and getting quarantined together poses some searching questions about good and evil. Paul Asay, Plugged In.

  1. The Crazies (2010)

Stars: Timothy Olymphant, Danielle Panabarker

Reviews: This remake of a 1973 George Romero horror flick adds new scares and buckets more gore … not to mention an unlikely call to environmental activism. – Bob Hoose, Plugged In.

  1. 28 days Later (2002)

Stars: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Megan Burns.

Reviews: 28 days later is a terrifying movie and a sharp political allegory. – Rotten Tomatoes.

  1. Maggie

Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Abigail Breslin

Review: Henry Hobson’s hugely promising debut feature is generating buzz from the casting of a fine, low-key Arnold Schwarzenegger as the anguished father of a semi-zombified teen. – Guy Lodge, Variety.

  1. REC (2007)

Stars: Manuela Valesca, Javier Botet, Pablo Rosso

Review: Plunging viewers into the nightmarish hellscape of an apartment complex under siege, [Rec] proves that found footage can still be used as an effective delivery mechanism for sparse, economic horror.  – Rotten Tomatoes.

  1. Quarantine (2008)

Stars: Mercedes Masohn, Josh Cooke, Mattie Liptak

Review: As a visceral, camera-shuddery ride into foamy-mouthed zombie hell, it’s efficient enough. – Simon Crook, Empire.

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