Outbreak doesn't stand alone as a movie about a virus, but it does stand out from the rest. The nineties classic is one of the best containment-focused movies ever made – and a Hollywood ending could be just what we all need right about now! Luckily you can watch Outbreak online via a variety of ways.
Way back in 1995 Wolfgang Petersen got behind the camera to direct a star-studded cast in the movie Outbreak, depicting a deadly virus spreading in California. The fight is immediately on after an African monkey brings the virus to the US, with doctors and government employees work to find a way to contain it.
All very dramatic of course, and a massive box office smash on release. But watching it now will no doubt give it a whole new resonance.
And if nothing else, you can watch Outbreak for performances from the superb Dustin Hoffman and the ever reliable Morgan Freeman and Rene Russo. And we'll tell you where…
Is Outbreak on Netflix?
One of the few places you can get Outbreak right now is on Netflix but it's currently in the US only. That means if you're not in the US right now then you'll need to get round the geo-restrictions to view the film. This can be done by downloading a VPN which allows you to use the service just like you were back home.
We'll explain how all that works in more detail now.
How to watch Outbreak from outside your country
You might be a US resident who is grounded abroad right now and unable to get to the shows that are meant for you, back home. This is because Netflix geo-restricts certain content to certain regions. Thankfully you can get to your rightful shows and movies by using a VPN.
Downloading a VPN will allow you to watch Outbreak no matter where you are. This simple bit of software changes your IP address to another location of your choice, so that you can keep streaming movies and TV shows from all over the world.
How to watch Outbreak: streaming options in the US
Watch Outbreak online: UK streaming options
How to watch Outbreak in Australia
How to watch Outbreak in Canada
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