The Ultimate Movie Guide for Corona Quarantine

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Just when you thought cough and flu was bad, Coronavirus came into town. It made you stay home and killed any semblance of a social life. With all movie theatres closed and blockbuster movies postponed well into next year, it’s time to turn to the at-home-theatre experience. Check out our ‘Quarantine Movie’ watchlist, sure to keep the boredom at bay and enrich your cultural palate:

Coronavirus sounding like a movie plot? So Wash Your Hands and Get your Hand Sanitisers ready!

A Still from ‘Quarantine’
A Still from ‘Contagion’

1. Quarantine (2008) – a mutated rabies is being spread from dogs to humans. 

2. Resident Evil (2002) – T-Virus is a man-made virus that makes zombies out of humans and dogs.

 Available on: Google Play

3. Contagion (2011) – Meningoencephalities Virus One is spreading across the globe. Mankind struggles to find cure. 

Available on: Amazon Prime, Google Play

4. Cabin Fever (2002) –  a flesh eating virus unleshes a feverish bloody infection.

5. 12 Monkeys (1995) – a deadly virus forces mankind underground. Scientists must travel back in time to find a cure.

Available on : Netflix

Forget Reality, Step into the Animated World

A Still from ‘Spirited Away’
A Still from ‘Persepolis’

1. Spirited Away (2001) – balancing a world of boundless animation with a relatable story of finding oneself. A little girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, spirits and monsters.

Available on : Netflix

2. The Lion King (1994) – sweeping animation, brilliant musical numbers and a Shakespearian story, a lion cub crown prince is tricked by his uncle into thinking he caused his father’s death.

Available on : Hotstar

3. Toy Story (1995)- game-changing technical animation with a story of friendship, Toy Story is perfect for children and adults.

Available on : Hotstar

4. Persepolis (2007) – a graphic novel animation created in a black and white environment with multi-layered themes of religion, war and being a modern Middle-Eastern woman.

5. Iron Giant (1999) – a touching tale about a boy and his robot. Ideal balance of comedy, thrills and heart.

Looking to stir up some Drama?

A Still From ‘Eat, Pray, Love’
A Still from ‘Les Misérables’

1. Titanic (1997) – a young aristocrat woman falls in love with a poor artist aboard the ill-fated Titanic.

Available on : Hotstar

2. Eat, Pray, Love (2010) – a round the world journey of a woman in an unhappy marriage.

Available on : Netflix, Google Play

3. The Social Network (2010) – the Genesis story of Facebook and how Mark Zuckerberg made enemies and millions of dollars.

Available on : Netflix, Google Play

4. Les Misérables (2012) – Set in 19th century France, Jean Valjean is hunted by the ruthless policeman after breaking parole. His life changes when he agrees to care for a factory worker’s daughter.

Available on : Google Play

5. Ray (2004) – A biographical film on rhythms and blues musician, Ray Charles.

Available on : Netflix, Google Play

Boo! How about a Good Scare? Oh the Horror!

A Still from ‘The Shining’
A Still From the ‘Exorcist’

1. Psycho (1960) – a stunning vision of unrelenting terror, Hitchcock presents this tale filled with mommy issues, brutality and abusive insanity.

Available on : Google Play

2. The Exorcist (1973) – A 12 year-old girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her.

Available on : Amazon Prime, Netflix

3. The Shining (1980) – A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence.

Available on : Netflix, Google Play

4. Rosemary’s Baby (1968) – A young couple moves into a new apartment with peculiar neighbours. The pregnant wife’s fetus begins to control her life.

Available on : Amazon Prime

5. Hereditary (2018) – A grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences.

Tell us in the comments below, what is on your watch-list in the era of Coronavirus? 

Stay Home and Stay Safe everyone!

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