Coronavirus : 12 movies that can keep you entertained during weeks of self-quarantine

As the world laments with death tolls rising higher and people are stuck inside their homes to fight the coronavirus pandemic, finding a distraction from all the COVID-19 chaos has stood out to be mandatory. Indeed it is a bad time. People are stuck inside their homes but we can’t ignore the positive aspects as well. Nature is healing, people are understanding the value of togetherness, family, gratitude, money, health, and hygiene. Individuals are cultivating interests that are taking them ahead in the path of self-improvement. Well if you are too lazy to get up from your all cozy bed, then here are some movies that you can watch while you are stuck in your home. Dive in!


  1. The Last Samurai

This action drama is one of Tom Cruise’s finest action drama masterpieces. Released in the year 2003 the movie features an American military advisor as to the protagonist who embraced the Samurai culture. Tom Cruise portrayed as a Captain of the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the States whose emotional and personal conflicts bring him into contact with the Samurai warriors. The plot was inspired by the Satsuma Rebellion of 1877 that was led by Saigo Takamori and is also influenced by the stories of Jules Brunet who was a French Army Captain in the Boshin War. The Last Samurai was a huge hit and grossed a total of $456 million at the box office. The movie was directed and co-produced by Edward Zwick and stars like Ken Watanabe. Tony Goldwyn, Billy Connolly, Shin Koyamada and Hiroyuki Sanada were seen in supporting roles.

  1. Dragon heart 1-3

Dragonheart can be a personal favorite of people who are into fantasy-action-adventure films. The first part of the movie is starred by the name “A new beginning”. The whole plot of the movie revolves around an orphaned stable boy and his journey of protecting himself from a ruthless knight. In his journey, he befriends with a young dragon named Drake with the help of others and helps him to fly. The second part is a continuation of the first part where the stable boy discovers the last living fire-breathing dragon and realizes his dream of becoming a true knight in shining armor with a golden heart. The last part of the movie is the Sorcerer’s Curse. The plot is quite interesting as well. Find out what the movie has in store for your thrilling heart and beat the Quarantine blues as the movie transforms you into a completely different world of fantasy and wisdom.

  1. Season of the Witch(2011)

This American horror adventure of 2011 stars Nicolas Cage and Ron Perlman as Teutonic Knights. The whole plot of the movie revolves around the 14th-century knights who return to their homeland that is devastated by the Black Plague. To end the whole pestilence the knights are commanded to transport an accused witch to a remote abbey where the monks are supposed to perform rituals in hope of ending the whole plague. The whole journey starts with a priest, a grieving knight, a headstrong youth who dreams of becoming night and a disgraced itinerant. When all of them arrive at the abbey an astonishing discovery jeopardizes the knight’s pledge. Find out what happens later in the movie and go back to the Middle Ages when the only problem was the dark plague instead of the COVID-19.

  1. Bright

Have you ever thought about an urban fantasy crime plot? If no then Bright is your one-stop solution This 2017 American film directed by Max Landis and David Ayer features Will Smith and supporting characters like Joel Edgerton, Lucy Fry, Noomi Rapace, Ike Barinholtz and Edgar Ramirez. The whole concept of the film revolves around an alternate present where humans and mythical characters can actually co-exist. Well, now that’s interesting. The movie confronts the details of an LAPD police officer and his orc partner dealing with police corruption and racism while protecting an elf girl who wields a valuable magic wand. What is more interesting is that the movie is available on Netflix and was released worldwide on Netflix on 22nd December in the year 2017. Although the movie received negative reviews from the critics it became Netflix’s one of the most-streamed movies ever. So if you have a Netflix subscription then Binge watch now!

  1. 6 Underground

Do crime scenes and the overall thriller concept fascinate you? If yes then 6 Underground is your ultimate answer for entertainment. Meet six totally off the grid agents who are untraceable. The agents are new kind of action heroes who have buried their past so that they can change their future. The movie has megastars like Ryan Reynolds, Melanie Laurent, and Corey Hawkins. In the movie, a tech billionaire fakes his death and post that he recruits a team of international operations of 6 underground for a bold, bloody mission to take down a brutal dictator from the throne. The movie is written by Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese and directed by Michael Bay. Within the first month of release on Netflix on 13 December 2019, the movie received somewhat around 83 million official views.

  1. Star Wars

This epic space opera that started in the 90s has now became worldwide pop culture. The Star Wars Franchise has spawned numerous action and animated movies that started with explaining trilogies. Here is the list of Star Wars movies according to the chronological order. Run through.

  1. Episode-1: A Phantom Menace (1999)
  2. Episode-2: Attack of the Clones (2002)
  3. Episode-3: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
  4. Solo- A Star Wars Story (2018)
  5. Rogue One- A Star Wars Story (2016)
  6. Episode 4: A New Hope ( 1977)Episode-5: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  7. Episode-6: The Return of the Jedi (1983)
  8. Episode-7: The Force Awakens (2015)
  9. Episode-8: The Last Jedi (2017)

Have fun watching it!

  1. Sex and the City

Well if you are stuck with your girl gang in your home, then grab your favorite snacks, get dressed in your comfy pajamas and start streaming one of the most popular comedy-dramas that you can watch with your squad. The movie features four female New Yorkers in her mid-thirties who gossip about their love lives. There’s a lot to relate if you are dealing with how to become the woman you always dreamt of. The romantic-comedy-drama stars Sarah Jessica as Carrie, Kim Cattrall as Samantha, Kristin Davis a Charlotte and Cynthia Nixon as Miranda. See hoe eventually everything falls in place and how you can find hoy in the tiniest of stuff happening around you.

  1. Independence Day

  1. Harry Potter Marathon

Are you hoping for magic to happen at today’s times of grief when the Virus is attacking people like the death eaters of Hogwarts? This may sound quite absurd to you, but “Once a Potterhead, always a Potterhead!” Indulge in the world of Wizardry, admire Miss Granger, Weasley and Potter, get fascinated by Dumbledore’s wise verses, interrogate Snape’s behavior, hate Malfoy, fear Voldemort and transform into the world of Potter through platform 9 ¾. Watch the Harry Potter Movies as per their dates of release and you will surely appreciate how J.K Rowling to you to a completely different world without watching a portal. Here’s a list of movies to make the work easier for you.

  1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)
  2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
  3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
  4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
  5. Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix (2007)
  6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
  7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
  8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

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  1. The Matrix

Released in the year 1999, this movie will never run short of the audience because of being an all-time science fiction hit. The movie stars Keanu Reeves in the leading role and actors like Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss, Laurence Fishburne and Joe Pantoliano in the supporting role. The movie revolves around a computer hacker who learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality. Thereafter a war begins against its controllers and the fight is worth giving a loud cheer.

  1. Parasite

A black comedy thriller from South Korea, Parasite has won hearts along with winning several accolades worldwide. The movie revolves around the Kims who are a poor family seeking riches. The plot twist here is the way they con their way into becoming the servants of the arks, a rich family. Initially, the Kims enjoy the riches of their easy life but the whole situation becomes complicated when their deception is threatened by the limits of exposure.

  1. Marvel Marathon

No matter what you think about superhero movies, you cannot deny the fact that the entire concept of superhero movies changed when Stanley decided to take the first step ahead with Marvel movies. Marvel needs no introduction. Here are 24 Marvel movies arranged from their starting to end that you can enjoy with your friends, family or alone during your phase of social distancing. Have a look!

  1. Iron Man (2008)
  2. The Incredible Hulk (2008)
  3. Iron Man 2 (2010)
  4. Thor (2011)
  5. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
  6. The Avengers (2012)
  7. Iron Man 3 (2013)
  8. Thor: The Dark World (2013)
  9. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
  10. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  11. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  12. Ant Man (2015)
  13. Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  14. Doctor Strange (2016)
  15. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 (2017)
  16. Spider-Man Homecoming (2017)
  17. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
  18. Black Panther (2018)
  19. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  20. Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
  21. Captain Marvel (2019)
  22. Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  23. Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
  24. Black Widow (2020)

If you aren’t really into movies, then you can always be a part of some top web series available on Netflix or Amazon Prime like Friends, Stranger Things, Sabrina, Money Heist, Lucifer, Sherlock Holmes, etc. The entertainment world is full of surprises, find out what is your poison to watch and transform your days of Quarantine boredom into fandom.



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