Movies like The Crazies

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The Crazies (2010)
 6.5
 110K
The Crazies (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four friends find themselves trapped in their small hometown after they discover their friends and neighbors going quickly and horrifically insane.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, bleak, suspense, atmospheric, cult film, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: insanity, plague, infected, quarantine, survival, deadly virus, chaos and mayhem, chaos, danger, bio weapon, isolation, escape, on the run, small town, gory, transformation, violence spree, army, psychosis, chases and races, victim, characters in danger, spouse in danger, survivor, contamination ...
Place: iowa, usa, kansas

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Most similar movies to The Crazies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and rough films with plots about danger, survival, deadly, gory, blood, zombie and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Crazies: 28 Days Later... (2002), The Bay (2012), Dawn of the Dead (1978), 28 Weeks Later (2007), Contagion (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 11K
The Crazies (1973)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Citizens of a small town are infected by a biological weapon that causes its victims to become violently insane. As uninfected citizens struggle to survive, the military readies its own response.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, virus, epidemic, quarantine, bio weapon, survival, danger, rescue, on the run, race against time, scientist, cure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, asia, usa, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
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, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, apocalypse, epidemic, survival, plague, post apocalypse, fear, rage, infected, research, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester, manchester england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.6
 25K
The Bay (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two million fish washed ashore. One thousand blackbirds dropped from the sky. On July 4, 2009 a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what happened that Independence Day has never been ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, danger, small town, plague, ecological disaster, chaos, catastrophe, deadly, mayor, deadly creature, social relations, toxic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, shopping mall, siege, survival, helicopter, violence, back from the dead, danger, rescue, apocalypse, infection ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 255K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Action, 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, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, plague, infected, post apocalypse, virus, chaos, end of the world, chaos and mayhem, mutant, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 275K
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: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, tense, emotional ...
Plot: virus, epidemic, plague, pandemic, quarantine, infected, infection, fate of humanity, scientist, chaos and mayhem, hysteria, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: asia, usa, london, san francisco, minneapolis minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 29K
Pontypool (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When disc jockey Grant Mazzy reports to his basement radio station in the Canadian town of Pontypool, he thinks it's just another day at work. But when he hears reports of a virus that turns people into zombies, Mazzy barricades himself in the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, survival, zombie attack, virus, radio station, fear, talk radio, radio show, danger, small town, media ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 590K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Malta
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, epic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, save the world, scientist, plague, deadly virus, end of the world, infected, asthma, chaos, un ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, israel, moscow russia, north korea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, isolation, plague, quarantine, chaos, deadly, danger, small town, insulin, rooftop, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 152K
Train to Busan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…
Style: suspense, tense, emotional, bleak, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, train, apocalypse, pandemic, quarantine, survival horror, survival, violence, self sacrifice, brutality, zombie attack ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, busan, east asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Day of the Dead is a horror film which is nominally a quasi-remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie film of the same name, which was the third in Romero's Dead series. The film is directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Friday the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, deadly creature, race against time, danger, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, Night of the Living Dead is the progenitor of the contemporary "zombie apocalypse" ...
Style: scary, cult film, rough, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cult, survival, rescue, isolation, back from the dead, chaos, danger, cannibalism, trapped, cemetery, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Day of the Dead (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The final chapter of George A. Romero's "Dead Trilogy". In an underground government installation they are searching for a cure to overcome this strange transformation into zombies. Unfortunately, the zombies from above ground have ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, insanity, survival, chaos, danger, deadly, deadly creature, mad scientist, living dead, cannibalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Nightmare City (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, rescue, apocalypse, danger, virus, airplane, countryside, survival, violence spree, chaos, race against time, infected ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 276K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: suspenseful, bad ending, scary, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, fog, fear, creature, trapped, tentacle, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, stephen king, alternate dimension ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 19K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, apocalypse, survival, extinction, danger, monster, quarantine, military, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 31K
The Blob (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, survival, danger, evil alien, chaos, race against time, quarantine, space and aliens, alien encounter, deadly creature, death, hospital ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 20K
The Signal (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, chaos, infidelity, apocalypse, danger, murder, survival, violence spree, slasher, brutality, violent, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 198K
The Purge (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, deadly, self defense, danger, future dystopia, society, social decay, violence spree, survival, chaos, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 154K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, demons, zombie, supernatural, demon, survival, friendship, blood, profanity, curses spells and rituals, rape, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 69K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
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, graphic violence, plague, gory, chaos, uncover truth, isolation, supernatural, danger, deadly, tv reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
Style: scary, rough, dark humor, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, chaos and mayhem, death, group of strangers, plague, security guard, mass murder, shopping mall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.4
 4K
The Plague (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Israel
Duration: 88 min.
Story: All the worldwide children of less than nine years fall in coma at the same time. Ten years later, Tom Russel is released from prison after killing a man in a fight, and returns to his home town, more specifically to his older brother home, who has ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, prison, survival, experiment gone awry, violence spree, parents and children, plague, danger, on the run, supernatural ability, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.1
 33K
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: scary, bleak, bloody, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, blood splatter, infected, virus, weekend, partners in crime, death, hit by a car, creature, infection, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Quarantine 2: Terminal (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A plane is taken over by a mysterious virus. When the plane lands it is placed under quarantine. Now a group of survivors must band together to survive the quarantine.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: quarantine, plague, survival, trapped, airplane, airport, hostage, stewardess, zombie, confined, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, serious
Plot: terrorism, survival, zombie, violence spree, gory, chaos, danger, deadly, confined, isolation, plague, virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 116K
The Strangers (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, psychological thriller ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, slasher, hostage, survival, serial killer, murder, hostages, confined, mysterious character, violence, isolation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 6K
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, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, dangerous animal, plague, danger, save the world, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, mad scientist, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, deadly, danger, gory, isolation, mortician, drugs/alcohol, farm, chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Hills Have Eyes II (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of National Guard trainees find themselves battling against a vicious group of mutants on their last day of training in the desert.
Style: sadistic, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, survival, raped by monster, desert, slasher, cave, gory, pregnant woman nude, deadly creature, escapades, rivalry, army investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%