Player Affinity writes: For some, just saying the word "virus" is enough to make their skin itch. They're rarely pretty, give little (if anything) back and often end in a scenario where you'd hate to be the one cleaning up after that party. Typically, viruses in film are associated with zombie/deranged outbreaks; Steven Soderbergh takes aim at the pandemic scenario with Friday's Contagion, which doesn't feature zombies but does carry a deadly virus at the core of its plot. It is in this spirit that we look to viruses in film and what we can take away from these stories. The short of it? We're royally screwed if one does get out, so trust hardly anyone and best stock up on water and weapons while you can.