Movies like The Crazies 1973

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The Crazies (1973)
 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, cult film, surprise ending, psychotronic, tense, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, virus, epidemic, quarantine, bio weapon, survival, on the run, danger, rescue, race against time, scientist, pregnancy, cure, small town, isolation, deadly, infected, insanity, catastrophe, escape, blood, death, soldier, experiment gone awry, chaos ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, vietnam, usa, asia, washington d.c.

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and rough films with plots about danger, survival, deadly, blood splatter, blood, shot to death and corpse mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like The Crazies: Outbreak (1995), Day of the Dead (2008), 28 Weeks Later (2007), 28 Days Later... (2002), Dawn of the Dead (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
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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 ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: insanity, plague, infected, quarantine, survival, deadly virus, chaos and mayhem, chaos, danger, bio weapon, isolation, escape ...
Place: iowa, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 117K
Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A deadly airborne virus finds its way into the USA and starts killing off people at an epidemic rate. Col Sam Daniels' job is to stop the virus spreading from a small town, which must be quarantined, and to prevent an over reaction by the White ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, quarantine, epidemic, research, biological warfare, bio weapon, monkey, danger, deadly virus, antidote, heroes, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s, year 1967, year 1995, 1990s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, africa, california, san francisco, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
57%
 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 ⇓
45%
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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 ⇓
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 ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
44%
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, France, Canada, South Africa, Australia, UK, Japan, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalypse, end of the world, post apocalyptic, chaos, zombie apocalypse, bio weapon, female fighter, zombie, survival, danger, apocalypse, battles ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.0
 71K
Doomsday (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, cannibalism, rescue, infected, future dystopia, danger, chase, society, antidote ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2030s, 2010s ...
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 4K
Zombi 3 (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a terrorist's body, infected with a stolen chemical, is recovered by the US military, the corpse is cremated, unintentionally releasing the virus/bacteria into the atmosphere over a small island. Soon the infected populace mutate into ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, hotel, pregnancy, violence, gore, terrorist, corpse, blood, scientist, military, living dead, strong violent content ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, brutal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, danger, chaos, cannibalism, back from the dead, woman in danger, small town, apocalypse, death, hell on earth, eaten alive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1990, 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
39%
 6.5
 28K
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, isolation, danger, heroic mission, genetically altered, life is a bitch, bio weapon, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, transformation ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1977, near future, year 1975
Place: los angeles, usa, california, china, woodstock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.2
 1K
Retrograde (2004)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two time travelers with opposing views are sent back to the present aboard a research ship in the Antarctic to prevent a global biological disaster from occuring
Style: suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, ship, spacecraft, race against time, save the world, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, imaginary, adventure, dark future, rescue ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2004, 23rd century
Place: antarctica, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.9
 2K
Parasite (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Paul Dean has created a deadly parasite that is now attached to his stomach. He and his female companion, Patricia Welles, must find a way to destroy it while also trying to avoid Ricus, his rednecks, and an evil government agent named Merchant.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, bio weapon, save the world, danger, plague, gang, desert, parasite ...
Time: future, 90s, near future, 1990s, year 1992 ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
39%
The Devil's Tomb (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Mack leads an elite military unit on a search for a missing scientist, and comes face-to-face with an an ancient evil lying beneath the Middle Eastern desert. Evil that is not of this world. Evil that should never be unearthed.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, desert, soldier, danger, heroic mission, heroes, save the world, deadly, daring rescue, deadly creature, survival, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 1K
Raptor (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a series of unexplained vicious animal attacks strikes his community, Sheriff Jim Tanner and his assistant Barbara trace them back to a Dr. Hyde, a former military researcher whose government funding for a dinosaur cloning project was cut. When ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, crimes, rescue, dangerous animal, survival, small town life, experiment gone awry, disorder, deadly, race against time, heroes, danger ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 5K
Silent Rage (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mentally ill man in a small Texas town goes on a killing rampage and is fatally wounded by police. When doctors use an experimental serum to bring him back to life, the killer develops superhuman strength and the town sheriff must pursue him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, mad scientist, hospital, slasher, survival, serial killer, danger, small town, experiment gone awry, heroes, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most ...
Style: stylized, exciting, scary, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, female assassin, plague, female fighter, future dystopia, pandemic, survival, good versus evil, virus, mutant, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, washington d.c., moscow russia, new york, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Another World (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The movie is a post-apocalyptic horror/science fiction film. the setting is in a near post apocalyptic future where a biological warfare program goes wrong, and turns most of humanity to mindless, murderous creatures.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biological warfare, zombie, survival, danger, tough heroes, uncover truth, chaos, apocalypse, virus, creature, scientist, social decay ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two years after choosing not to kill the man who killed his son, former police sergeant Leo Barnes has become head of security for Senator Charlene Roan, the front runner in the next Presidential election due to her vow to eliminate the Purge. On ...
Style: brutal, intense, suspense, bloody, psychological thriller ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gunfight, class differences, survival, distopia, murder, violence, politics, death, social decay, fighting the system, rebellion, female politician ...
Time: near future
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 3.4
 850
Flying Virus (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a series of Amazonian Indian attacks on US owned petroleum installation in Brazil, both governments start a secret 'special program'. In fact colonel Ezekial's men use GM killer bees to eradicate the tribes. During an Indian ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, survival, heroic mission, bio weapon, deadly creature, save the day, chaos, escapades, rescue, deadly, journalism, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil, usa, new york, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 11K
The Thaw (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a remote Arctic research station, four ecology students discover the real horror of global warming is not the melting ice, but what's frozen within it. A prehistoric parasite is released from the carcass of a Woolly Mammoth upon the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: quarantine, parasite, deadly creature, plague, deadly, survival, infected, isolation, danger, professor, scientist, expedition ...
Time: prehistory, contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
36%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
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, suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, future dystopia, zombie, siege, survival, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, mercenary, chaos and mayhem, danger ...
Time: future, 1990s, 90s, 2000s, year 1995
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
 49K
Jason X (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the year 2455, Old Earth is now a contaminated planet abandoned for centuries -- a brown world of violent storms, toxic landmasses and poisonous seas. Yet humans have returned to the deadly place that they once fled, not to live, but to research ...
Style: scary, futuristic, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space station, survival, murder, danger, slasher, scientist, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, slasher killer, unstoppable, violence spree ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 105K
Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, deadly creature, mars, danger, teleportation, future dystopia, alien, gory, heroic mission, human versus monster, video game, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, scary, serious, surprise ending
Plot: island, infection, virus, laboratory, quarantine, murder, survival, death, dead fish, contamination, race against time, plague ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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