Looking for movie recommendations? With the theme of the current trend being ‘self-isolation’, here are some movies that would make you feel less isolated at home. Get your popcorn ready!
1. I Am Legend
The sole survivor of a plague in New York City, Robert Neville (played by Will Smith) had to live an isolated life while finding for a cure. He treaded the deserted city with his only companion Sam, a German Shepherd. Well, we aren’t getting attacked by zombies yet but let’s keep Robert Neville company by watching the movie.
2. 127 Hours
A mountain climber went on a hiking adventure when he fell and was trapped in a canyon. For 127 hours, he was forced to take desperate measures to live before he was rescued. We are lucky to be self-isolated at home, aren’t we? FYI, it’s based on a true story.
3. Life of Pi
After surviving a shipwreck, Pi was the only human survivor on a lifeboat. Throughout the movie, he faced many animals and eventually had to learn to survive with Richard Parker – a Bengal tiger. Watch his journey of isolation with only a tiger as a companion through the seas.
A tear-jerking animated movie, WALL-E is a robot that was left on Earth when mankind travelled the galaxy to find a new home that wasn’t garbage-filled. He lived all alone until EVE was sent to Earth to scan for plant life. Once the quarantine is over, we can find our EVE. In the meantime, watch these movies to kill time!
5. Cast Away
A FedEx employee was stranded on a deserted island after the cargo plane crashed on the way to Malaysia. Watch Chuck Noland’s (who is played by Tom Hanks) isolated journey surviving on FedEx packages that were washed ashore for 4 years. PS: Tom Hanks was tested positive for coronavirus, but he recovered.