The year 2020 shone with what could be called the worst crisis humans have ever faced. From lockdowns to social distancing, everything has turned upside down. People are avoiding any handshakes or huge gatherings. It’s all due to the Covid-19 pandemic that broke out in Wuhan, China, and gripped the world in a matter of days.
The situation is not coming back to normal. People are asked to limit their outdoor activities and stay at home to avoid being infected from coronavirus. Most of them are spending time with their families enjoying indoor games. While others are glued to their TV screens and smartphones. Those who weren’t able to watch their favorite TV series or movies due to busy schedules have found time to watch now.
It wasn’t possible without a high-speed AT&T internet connection, picture-perfect cable TV services, and streamlined service of Gatsby.tv. Today, we are going to discuss some of the most-watched movies during pandemic 2020. Let’s have a look at it.
Daybreakers was released back in 2009 starring Sam Neil, Ethan Hawke, and William Dafoe. The writers and directors of the movie are Peter Spierig and Michael Spierig. The movie foresees 10 years from now when vampires rule the human race leaving only 5% of the population. The major problem is that vampires can only survive through human blood, which is running short due to a decrease in the human population.
A vampire, Dr Edward Dalton, who works in a pharmaceutical firm, is researching to develop an artificial blood supply to meet the demand of vampires. Revealing the full plot would be a spoiler – so if you are a fan of watching vampire movies, go for it. Most of the people have watched this movie during Covid-19 pandemic.
2. 28 Days Later
28 Days Later is yet another movie that has gained traction among viewers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Directed by Danny Boyle, starring Christopher Eccleston, Cillian Murphy, and Naomie Harris, “28 Days Later” was released in 2002.
Animal activists took over a laboratory that is planning to release chimpanzees going through research and are infected by a virus. The virus causes rage and native activists overlook the imploration of scientists to keep the cages sealed.
Jim who has been in a coma wakes up in an abandoned hospital. He looks for someone in the deserted streets of London. A church that has been occupied by zombie-like human wishes to kill him. Jim runs for his life. The movie is all about survival, with a strong plot, impressive direction, and well-written script.
3. Children of Men
Alfonso Cuaron, starring Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Julianne Moore, direct children of Men. The movie was released in 2006. The year is 2027 and the world has been gripped with an unusual occurrence i.e. humans are not able to reproduce for 18 years. The human race is on the brink of collapse until one woman becomes pregnant.
The movie grips the audience from start until the end. The sets of the movie are realistic and the film is well directed with a strong plot. If you want to spend quality time, Children of Men is worth giving the watch.
4. The Happening
The Happening is one of the movies that has gripped the people during the Covid-19 pandemic. The main cast of the movie includes John Leguizamo, Mark Wahlberg, and Zoey Deschanel. It was released in the year 2008 and directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
Human is gripped with an apocalyptic threat that came out of nowhere. The mysterious deaths and series of violent events have spread across the country. Humans have no clue about the horrific phenomenon. Julian, Elliot Moore, and Alma try to escape the invisible killer by settling in Pennsylvania farmland. However, it was revealed later that no one is safe from this apocalyptic threat.
Covid-19 has gripped the world and quarantine is a word that often hit our ears. You might have guessed something about the movie Quarantine directed by John Erick Dowdle, starring Columbus Short, Jennifer Carpenter, and Steve Harris.
The CDC has quarantined a building, where humans are transforming into bloodthirsty vampires. The reporter and a cameraman are trapped inside the building. It would be better to watch the movie to know what happened next.
These movies are going to be a great source of entertainment for you to kill time. Stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and spend time home watching movies instead of going out.