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Carriers (2009)
 6.0
 40K
Carriers (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus.A deadly virus has spread across the globe. Contagion is everywhere, no one is safe and no one can be trusted. Four young attractive people race through the back roads of the American West to the pounding beat of a vacation soundtrack. Their aim is to retreat to secluded utopian beach in the Gulf of Mexico, where they could peacefully wait out the pandemic and survive the apocalyptic disease. Their plans take a grim turn when their car breaks down on an isolated road starting a chain of events that will seal the fate of each of them in an inexorable and horrifying voyage of hell through a western landscape populated by only the hideous dead or the twisted living.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, melancholic, psychological, serious, realistic, road movie, intense, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, virus, infection, desperation, biohazard, trust, life is a bitch, post apocalyptic, friendship, danger, road trip, plague, death, pandemic, blood, deadly virus, brothers, humanity, beach, disease, brutality, zombie, friends, society, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and scary films with plots about survival, danger, apocalypse, virus, zombie, deadly and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Carriers: 28 Days Later... (2002), The Walking Dead (2010), I Am Legend (2007), A Quiet Place (2018), Frozen (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, plague, epidemic, rage, virus, apocalypse, research, scientist, infected, quarantine, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, big ben london
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100%
The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, plague, post apocalypse, supernatural, future dystopia, walking dead, fear, danger, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 642K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, loneliness, future dystopia, plague, post apocalypse, danger, experiment, isolation, chaos, quarantine ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 331K
A Quiet Place (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, bleak ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, deafness, self sacrifice, monster, sign language, chase, marriage, creature, pregnancy, creature feature, silence ...
Time: near future, 2020s
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 63K
Frozen (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, isolation, youth, ski resort, stranded, animal attack, mountain, skiing, death, frostbite, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 34K
The Divide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.
Style: tense, serious, bleak, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: isolation, survival, confined, losing-it hero, danger, chaos, violence, group of strangers, human nature, life is a bitch, social decay, bunker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 15K
Extinction (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, USA, Hungary, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: And suddenly, overnight, the world came to a halt. Two men, two survivors, one kid, and hatred that separates them. A place forgotten by everyone, including the creatures that inhabit the Earth... until now.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, intense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, post apocalyptic, epidemic, zombie apocalypse, father daughter relationship, cannibalism, survival, loneliness, end of the world, virus, parenthood, wilderness ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 244K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, plague, zombie apocalypse, infected, chaos, mutant, danger, siblings relations, virus, survivor, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 203K
Contagion (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: plague, quarantine, epidemic, infected, scientist, virus, fate of humanity, vaccine, chaos and mayhem, death, paranoia, hysteria ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, asia, geneva switzerland, atlanta georgia, minneapolis minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 31K
Splinter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When their plans for a nature trip go awry, Polly and boyfriend Seth decide to check into a motel. On their way, they're carjacked and kidnapped by low-rent crooks Dennis and Lacey, who take the victims and their SUV to a nearby gas station. ...
Style: bleak, scary, bloody, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, infected, virus, weekend, partners in crime, death, creature, hit by a car, blood splatter, infection, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Siege of the Dead (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 63 min.
Story: When lovelorn Michael arrives in Berlin to return a set of keys to his ex-girlfriend, Gabi, as an excuse to see her again, he finds her apartment empty save for a couple of plumbers making repairs to the central heating. Just as Michael learns from ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, apocalypse, virus, deadly virus, deadly, chaos, danger, life is a bitch, partners, fear, rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.9
 964
Dead Within (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set six months after a deadly outbreak has all but ended the human race, a man and woman have survived by isolating themselves in a remote cabin and never opening the door. Now they don’t have a choice. Starved for resources, they must confront ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: isolation, zombie, infection, survival, danger, plague, couple relations, supernatural, apocalypse, domestic disturbance, deadly, delusion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 39K
Maggie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There's a deadly zombie epidemic threatening humanity, but Wade, a small-town farmer and family man, refuses to accept defeat even when his daughter Maggie becomes infected. As Maggie's condition worsens and the authorities seek to ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, bleak, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, end of the world, apocalypse, terminal illness, death, plague, danger, survival horror, father daughter relationship, life is a bitch, parents and children, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 7K
Viral (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Following the outbreak of a virus that wipes out the majority of the human population, a young woman documents her family's new life in quarantine and tries to protect her infected sister.
Style: bloody, brutal, suspense, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: virus, quarantine, disease, infection, sister sister relationship, gas mask, humanity in peril, infected, survival, father daughter relationship, panic, fate of humanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 39K
Stake Land (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned towns and cities, and it's up to Mister, a death ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, vampire hunter, infected, post apocalypse, society, on the road, hunt down, danger, nun, zombie, religious fanaticism ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 2K
Dead Air (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Logan Burnhardt is the ego-king of the airwaves, but his unflappable persona is put to the test when a terrorist bio-attack unleashes a plague of flesh-ripping maniacs on Los Angeles.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious
Plot: terrorism, survival, zombie, plague, chaos, deadly, gory, danger, isolation, confined, violence spree, virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.5
 3K
Antisocial (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five university friends gather at a house party to ring in the New Year. Unbeknownst to them, an epidemic has erupted outside, causing outbreaks around the world. With nowhere else to turn, they barricade themselves indoors with only their phones, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, chaos, danger, isolation, friendship, buddies, deadly, plague, college, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 66K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virus, quarantine, plague, gory, isolation, uncover truth, chaos, confined, deadly, danger, tv reporter, firefighter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 3.6
 905
The Collapsed (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the wake of the end of the world, a family of four desperately tries to survive. Their goal: escaping the city and traveling to the rural community they once called home. The constant threat of a violent death forcing them to stay as far away ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, family in danger, on the run, life is a bitch, in the woods, chaos, gory, virus, end of the world, danger, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 71K
Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
Style: rough, dark humor, suspense, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, infected, danger, disease, illness, gory, drinking, small town, deadly, plague, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.
Style: suspense, dark, surprise ending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, blood, little girl, infection, eaten alive, apocalypse, virus, survival, children, military, bunker ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Robert Morgan is the last man on earth, as far as he can tell. A plague killed everyone else on the planet several years ago. He was immune to it, and can only guess why. Vampires that were formerly human attack Morgan's home every night
Style: atmospheric, bleak, scary, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: antidote, apocalypse, zombie, vampire, survival, end of the world, blood, plague, night, dead man, corpse, cigarette smoking ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 5K
Mulberry St (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mysterious virus, carried by mutant rats, creates pandemonium in New York City in which rat-bite victims turn into homicidal rat-mutants. This movie centers on six tenants of a small apartment complex on the Lower East Side Mulberry Street as they ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, dangerous animal, plague, save the world, danger, mad scientist, chaos, supernatural, deadly creature, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 188K
The Happening (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, bleak, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, plague, supernatural, danger, family in danger, on the run, chaos and mayhem, end of the world, suicide, paranoia, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa, philadelphia, nebraska, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.2
 1K
Autumn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The virus came so fast no one had time to prepare. Before the day was over, entire towns were decimated, and large cities became monumental tombs. Left with nothing but fading hope and the will to live, reclusive software consultant Michael (Dexter ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense
Plot: plague, zombie, apocalypse, isolation, survival, chaos, deadly creature, danger, save the world, virus, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Cabin Fever 3: Patient Zero (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of friends head to a deserted Caribbean island for a surprise overnight bachelor party only to discover that the island isn't deserted. It's actually the home to a secret medical facility. Not only that, there's something ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: island, virus, laboratory, quarantine, dead fish, death, murder, infection, race against time, survival, contamination, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Last Days (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 2013; A mysterious epidemic spreads across the planet. Humanity develops an irrational fear of open spaces that causes instant death. Soon, the world population is trapped inside buildings. As Barcelona descends into chaos, Marc sets off on a quest ...
Style: serious, tense, psychological, rough, suspenseful
Plot: apocalypse, survival, plague, tunnel, epidemic, danger, confinement indoors, chaos and mayhem, extinction, deadly, obsessive quest, agoraphobia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the ...
Style: scary, rough, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, survival, post apocalypse, future dystopia, siege, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, mercenary, chaos and mayhem, danger ...
Time: future, 2000s, 1990s, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 27K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, zombie, danger, isolation, vestiges of humanity, heroic mission, life is a bitch, genetically altered, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, transformation ...
Time: future, near future, year 1975, year 1977
Place: los angeles, usa, china, woodstock, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
[REC] 3: Genesis (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The action now takes place miles away from the original location and partly in broad daylight, giving the film an entirely fresh yet disturbing new reality. The infection has left the building. In a clever twist that draws together the plots of the ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, demonic possession, demon, supernatural, gory, danger, chaos, plague, deadly virus, survival, woman in danger, virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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