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Your Coronavirus Quarantine Guide to Netflix Movies

Shawna Newman

March 20, 2020

Your Coronavirus Quarantine Guide to Netflix Movies
Your high school or college is closed. The local movie theater is closed. You’re confined at home because of the Coronavirus outbreak. To keep everyone safe, you're helping to prevent the spread of disease through isolation and quarantine. Social distancing for 14 days is already tough, and you’re only a few days in. What are you going to do avoid going stir crazy?! We have some movie ideas that may put a smile of your face and get you laughing. Let’s face it, you’ve trained for this! In the next few weeks, watching movies at home to pass time will be even more common for many Americans. If you haven’t seen any of these movies listed below—now's your chance. Maybe you have? In that case, It’s time for a rewatch. Looking for more COVID-19 student-impact information? Find it here. Now grab some popcorn; and for once there really is no sharing. House AND the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) rules: Your siblings, roommates, and/or friends (no more than nine) are going to need their own bucket!

Dumplin’ (2018)

Living up to expectations can be a drag. This feel-good movie features Dolly Parton and Jennifer Aniston as part of the film cast.

My Girl (1991)

A young girl just beginning her teenage years gains a unlikely friend. A heartwarming classic.

Hairspray (2007)

Things are changing in Baltimore—When you dance the beat to your own drum the world will follow your glee! This film will have you dancing and smiling.

The Last Summer (2019)

Navigating the summer after high school is intense. Four friends use their last summer (as high school students) to figured out life and take chances.

The Outcasts (2017)

High school misfits band together in this satisfying comedy. Think an updated Mean Girls.

#realityhigh (2017)

Dani’s hardwork and college dreams could be shattered by a celebrity influencer. It’s a high school romantic comedy, with a social media twist.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

An animated take on Spiderman, you’ll be on the edge of your seat as this teen works to stop a threat to all of humanity.

More Activities to Pass the Time

Maybe you need a break from movie watching? That’s understandable. Here are five productive ways to keep your boredom and anxiety at bay.

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