Coronavirus has officially been declared a pandemic by WHO and has infected 1,25,518 people worldwide. With the rise of infection and 3.4% mortality rate, people around the world are fearing the worst. Amidst this mass hysteria, Twitter decided to bring up the 2011 film which might have predicted this contagious virus.
Contagion staring Matt Damon, Jude Law, Kate Winslet and Gwyneth Paltrow follows the story of a young mother who gets infected with a virus that begins to spread like wildfire.
Finally watched Steven Soderbergh’s CONTAGION (2011), a movie that feels even more relevant and timely now than when it was released. Shows methodical exploration of the threat of viral epidemic. Such an effective, well-made & scary medical thriller. pic.twitter.com/rLnDhMoO5K— ㅤnαkul.ㅤ (@itsNaCool) March 10, 2020
class of 2020: damn senior year is going to be a movie— 🍓 (@almarrazz) March 11, 2020
yeah bitch, Contagion
Rewatched ‘Contagion’ (2011) the other night. I remember it being spooky when I first watched it in theaters, but that shit plays out like a horror movie now. Way too accurate pic.twitter.com/VWaRW0nGlj— Jacob Staudenmaier (@upsettrout) March 12, 2020
i genuinely feel like we’re in contagion which by the way is a masterpiece of a movie— zea (@memeqirl) March 13, 2020
everything feels like the beginning of the movie contagion— jamis (@jsqhermoso) March 13, 2020
Okay but has anyone ever seen Contagion pic.twitter.com/WAQMyOhds0— Giselle Nunez (@A7Giselle) March 13, 2020
As coronavirus spreads fear & panic across the world, streaming services have been observing a spike of interest in the 2011 movie Contagion. This movie follows the outbreak of a deadly virus called MEV-1 and its disastrous impacts on society. #Contagion #CoronaVirusUpdate pic.twitter.com/NN5v8XHdiT— Mr. Emy (@EmyOputa) March 13, 2020
Yes, we’re all a bunch of dorks who obsess over a 20-year-old show, but we knew one day a contagion would come. pic.twitter.com/anWKBQzimq— Annie Flowers (@AnnieAFlowers) March 12, 2020
In sci-fi/horror, the continuum is basically from “Contagion” to “Outbreak” to “The Purge” to “The Road.”— David Sirota (@davidsirota) March 12, 2020
We’re at “Contagion” — we need to all do our part to prevent us from moving further down the continuum.
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