Movies like Children of the Living Dead

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Children of the Living Dead (2001)
 2.4
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Children of the Living Dead (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Starting a new life in a quiet Pennsylvania town, Matthew Michaels only thought is to turn an old farm property into a profitable car dealership. He soon discovers that beneath the gentle surface, this small town is anything but calm and peaceful. Firstly, he learns that his new property is located on the site of a graveyard, which all the townsfolk regard as an evil place that must never be visited. He then discovers that years earlier the town had suffered an infestation of the living dead ...zombies who prey on human flesh. One zombie, the infamous Abbot Hayes, escaped destruction. As the construction team begin degging, they unleash the thing the townsfolk fear the most, the wrath of Abbot Hayes and the awakening of ... The Children of the Living Dead.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: zombie, plague, small town, teenage life, crimes, social relations, living dead, violence, cemetery, supernatural, escapades, small town life, master villain, infection, zombie apocalypse, morgue, tomb, farm, death of protagonist, sheriff, car accident, buried alive, motel, foreplay, dinner ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pennsylvania

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Most similar movies to Children of the Living Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, gory, supernatural, zombie, crimes and small town mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Children of the Living Dead: Zombie Night (2013), State of Emergency (2011), Dead Men Walking (2005), Infection (2005), Automaton Transfusion (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Zombie Night (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Zombies come out at night and two families must survive until morning.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak, suspense
Plot: zombie, survival, moral dilemma, night, cemetery, mausoleum, zombie apocalypse, boy, siege, characters murdered one by one, zombie child, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
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100%
State of Emergency (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos consumes a small town when a chemical facility explodes releasing a deadly toxin. Moments after the leak, the town's residents show signs of mutation, causing the military to quarantine the area leaving any survivors helpless and trapped ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos, quarantine, isolation, plague, small town, helicopter, small town life, chaos and mayhem, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Dead Men Walking (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A viral outbreak turns those who are infected into the walking dead. Soon, the undead are contained, being kept in a maximum security prison. However, those who contained the undead are also trapped in this zombie-infested prison. Their only hope is ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, prison, confined, plague, supernatural, chaos, violence, save the day, experiment gone awry, flesh eating zombie, disembowelment, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.1
 1K
Infection (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A meteor carrying an unknown infection, lands outside a Small Californian community, bringing terror and death. Just after midnight, a local rancher named Larry Jenkins discovers the meteor and calls the police. Inspector Bardo is sent to the scene ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, scary ...
Plot: plague, supernatural, race against time, alien encounter, teenage life, forest, prom, small town life, zombie, evil alien, terrorism, bounty hunter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Automaton Transfusion (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three teens find themselves in a town over run with zombies. Deciding to fight back, they go on a punch you in the throat, action packed, non stop ride through the city, woods, and schools.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, deadly creature, youth, supernatural, teenage life, isolation, plague, chaos, small town, survival horror, high school, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
All Souls Day: Dia de los Muertos (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During a Day of the Dead celebration, the dead come to life to prey upon the living. In the remote Mexican village of Santa Bonita, a nightmare lay buried for over a century. But when a group of hard-partying students from the OC are stranded in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, tense
Plot: survival, supernatural, ghost, zombie, human sacrifice, massacre, escapades, crimes, village, village life, suicide, sheriff ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 3.4
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Devil's Prey (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of young adults attend an all-night rave, only to discover that it's a trap for a satanic cult that requires flesh for bloody sacrifices.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: religious cult, murder, religions or cults, teenage life, small town life, supernatural, on the run, crimes, youth, violence, party, teenager ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Night of the Living Dead 3D (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Both an homage to and a re-imagining of the original 1968 film, this update follows a group of survivors trapped in a farmhouse battling a siege of undead zombies....in 3D!
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, isolation, mortician, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, farm, chaos, escapades, chaos and mayhem, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Hallowed Ground (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After she becomes stranded in a small town, a young woman discovers her arrival there was foretold a century earlier by the town's founding preacher and that she is an integral part of his impending - and terrifying - rebirth.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: small town, small town life, crimes, mentally unstable, journalism, clergy, religious fanatic, evil man, murder, preaching, insanity, religious cult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Hood of the Living Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Death is only the beginning for the young victim of a drive-by shooting. Devastated at the loss of his younger brother Jermaine, scientific older sibling Ricky uses the situation as an opportunity to test an experimental serum designed to breathe ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, experimental
Plot: zombie, loss of brother, supernatural, urban ghetto life, teenage life, deadly creature, crimes, gang, ghetto, experiment gone awry, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 2.4
 510
Dead Clowns (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The residents of Port Emmett prepare for a hurricane that will churn up a 50-year-old secret, awakening an army of zombie clowns. Left to die after a circus train accident, the clowns rise from their muddy graves to get revenge. The guilty can run, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspense, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: zombie, vengeance, supernatural, small town, circus, crimes, evil clown, killer clown, brutality, small town life, left to die, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Legion of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When the mummified remains of an evil Egyptian queen are brought back to life, she resurrects an army of living dead to help fulfill the prophecy that promises her all the powers of the Underworld.
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspense, offbeat
Plot: mummy, supernatural, zombie, escapades, rivalry, undead, tomb, police, female protagonist, virgin sacrifice, sister sister relationship, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Rise of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In the sleepy small town of Dudley, Ohio, a terrifying future awaits. Laura is almost raped by a normal lawyer who appears to have gone crazy. When her boyfriend, Jack Walther saves her by running him over with her car, the cops don't buy the ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, scary ...
Plot: zombie, isolation, rivalry, supernatural, crimes, small town, ghost, pregnancy, possession, survival, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.6
 251
Zombie Farm (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hell has been unleashed on the small town of Muerto Verde when inbred cannibal farmers are turned into zombies after Taliban warriors poison the local water supply. The only hope for humanity are two FBI agents and four party-crazed college students.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough
Plot: zombie, woman in danger, supernatural, family problems, strong violent content, curses spells and rituals, small town, domestic disturbance, zombie attack, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, domestic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Shallow Ground (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A naked teenage boy covered in blood appears at a remote sheriff's station one year after the brutal unsolved murder of a local girl. Now Sheriff Jack Shepherd, guilt ridden over the girl's murder, must confront his own demons as he ...
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, vengeance, riddles and clues, law enforcement, crimes, psychopath, murder, small town, teenage life, small town sheriff, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Night Shadows (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When two brothers, Josh and Mike, go to a small southern town for a vacation, they find most of the residents either dead or missing. When Mike himself goes missing, Josh teams up with the local sheriff and an attractive school teacher to find him ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, mutant, small town, deadly creature, chaos, experiment gone awry, plague, toxic, school, sheriff, motel ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.7
 509
Trespassers (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tyler is a surfer who constantly searches for good surfing spots. When he's traveling through Mexico, he finds one of the best places he has ever seen. He invites his brother Colin to join him and his friends in surfing the wild Mexican waves. ...
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: survival, supernatural, ghost, escapades, rivalry, youth, leadership, buddies, teenage life, isolation, vengeance, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.5
 2K
Plague Town (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An American family visiting their Irish roots accidentally stumbles on a horde of bloodthirsty mutant children.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: mutant, youth, social relations, kidnapping, crimes, babies and infants, village, pregnancy, incest, village life, curses spells and rituals, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Killer Instinct (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of unsolved crimes from the past prove to be the common thread in three stories that intertwine to reveal big problems in a small town.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, small town life, dark and stormy night, game, sexual murder, sexual content, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Humans vs Zombies (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dark Comedy and Horror unite in this satirical thriller based on the "Live Action Role-Playing" game of the same name. Students on summer break are exposed to a deadly virus that is spread rapidly through direct human contact. The infected ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, chaos, heroes, graphic violence, virus, zombie outbreak, zombie apocalypse, walking dead, flesh eating zombie, student ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 2.5
 467
Spiker (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nightmare come to life, the Spiker is a massive pink-eyed albino and a maniac killing machine whose physical endurance borders on the fantastic. He escapes from an asylum and returns to the small town he terrorized years before, where he slashed ...
Style: slasher, tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, stalking, crimes, small town, evil man, murder, ghost, albino, violence, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 3K
The Boogens (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Otherworldly creatures inhabit the bootleg tunnels underneath a small town mining community, and they kill any of the townsfolk who invade their home.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: deadly creature, supernatural, social relations, escapades, experiment gone awry, abandoned mine, tentacle, mutant, heroes, crimes, heist, bloodsucker ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.5
 563
Plasterhead (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Every town has a local legend. Not all of them are deadly. Headed to Miami to celebrate winter break, a group of four college students from New Jersey take a detour into the bowels of rural West Virginia. There, the unwitting friends uncover a ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, supernatural, survival, crimes, psychopath, murder, small town, violence, diner, farm, rivalry, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Beware: Children at Play (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Parents are in a panic as their children mysteriously disappear. Little do they know that the only thing worse than their children disappearing would be them coming back. After the youngsters of Tromaville fall under the ruthless control of a cult ...
Style: slasher, epic, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, crimes, escapades, supernatural, mentally unstable, mischievous children, youth, rivalry, serial killer, social relations, toxic, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.6
 1K
Intermedio (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Under the border leading into Mexico, within a labyrinth of caves, a deadly presence haunts all who enter. For four friends on an expedition, the caverns become an underground graveyard as the tortured ghosts prey upon them, one by one.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: cave, ghost, hostage, supernatural, deadly creature, friendship, survival, violence, teenager, zombie, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, california, usa, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
 2K
The Roost (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Part of a "special" late-nite television program...Four friends on their way to a wedding find themselves marooned on a mysterious farm. Creatures of the night awaken and the undead rise, as a night of relentless horror...Begins!
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, road trip, survival, isolation, supernatural, deadly creature, on the road, police, elderly couple, bat, wedding, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.1
 6K
Mortuary (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A family moves to a small town in California where they plan on starting a new life while running a long-abandoned funeral home. The locals fear the place, which is suspected to be on haunted ground
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, bleak, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, family in danger, mortician, zombie, murder, small town, mysterious character, supernatural, crimes, mystery, family problems, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of ghost hunters must up their game to compete in the competitive world of paranormal TV shows, leading them to a truly haunted prison with a grisly past that proves to be more than they bargained for.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, prison, rivalry, captivity, frame up, contests and competitions, amateur detective, golden years, crimes, game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
River of Darkness (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When brutal murdering starts in a small riverside town, the sheriff must investigate and face the horrific past.
Style: rough, bleak, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, crimes, social misfits, rivalry, small town, chaos and mayhem, sheriff, river, murder investigation, city, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.3
 621
Death Factory (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A woman working at a biological research facility becomes ill when she contracts a deadly, new virus. Sometime after, she becomes a half-monster beast and kills her old co-workers. Some time later, a group of teens go into the old research facility ...
Style: experimental, scary, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: strong violent content, zombie, supernatural, mutant, experiment gone awry, survival, escapades, violence, lesbian, sexual content, factory, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%