Movies like Dawn of the Dead

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Dawn of the Dead (2004)
 7.3
 227K
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, bleak, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, cult film, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, chaos and mayhem, post apocalypse, group of strangers, death, plague, mass murder, shopping mall, siege, gory, infected, danger, isolation, virus, violence, brutality, chase, boat, fear, corpse, back from the dead, loss of loved one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest

Most similar movies to Dawn of the Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about zombie, survival, apocalypse, deadly, gory, danger and zombie apocalypse mostly in Horror, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dawn of the Dead: World War Z (2013), 28 Days Later... (2002), Demons (1985), Resident Evil (2002), Zombie (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 579K
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, epic, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, save the world, scientist, deadly virus, plague, end of the world, infected, chaos, asthma, un ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, jerusalem, philadelphia, israel, nova scotia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Genre: 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, rough, serious, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, apocalypse, siege, survival, helicopter, violence, rescue, danger, back from the dead, infection, loss of loved one ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, zombie, future dystopia, survival, siege, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, mercenary, danger, soldier ...
Time: future, 1990s, 2000s, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: 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, plague, epidemic, apocalypse, survival, quarantine, post apocalypse, rage, infected, research, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 19K
Demons (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of people are trapped in a West Berlin movie theater infested with ravenous demons who proceed to kill and possess the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers.
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, chaos, supernatural, danger, survival, curses spells and rituals, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural ability, youth, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, west germany, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 240K
Resident Evil (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain ...
Style: suspense, scary, futuristic, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, virus, experiment gone awry, infected, quarantine, bio weapon, imaginary, mutant, powerful corporation, gory, survival ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror
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, rough, suspense, cult film, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, survival, cult, rescue, isolation, chaos, back from the dead, danger, trapped, cemetery, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, zombie, insanity, survival, chaos, deadly creature, deadly, danger, mad scientist, living dead, cannibalism ...
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
siege movies
407
gory movies
3595
rough movies
7525
 6.9
 24K
Zombie (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A zombie is found aboard a boat off the New York coast which belongs to a famous scientist. A journalist travels to the Antilles with the daughter of the scientist. They discover a terrifying disease which is turning the islanders into horrifying ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, shark, cannibalism, voodoo, island, back from the dead, violence, tropical island, plague, gory, mad scientist, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 12K
Undead (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A quaint Australian fishing village is overcome by meteorites that turn its residents into the ravenous undead, leaving a small group of those unharmed to find a way out.
Style: scary, suspenseful, humorous, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, small town, plague, save the world, danger, apocalypse, comet, eaten alive, zombie attack, back from the dead ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three scouts and lifelong friends join forces with one badass cocktail waitress to become the world’s most unlikely team of heroes. When their peaceful town is ravaged by a zombie invasion, they’ll fight for the badge of a lifetime and put ...
Style: humorous, bloody, not serious, scary, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, friendship, danger, gory, parody, strip club, small town, youth, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, post apocalypse, plague, supernatural, future dystopia, fear, death, walking dead, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Canada, South Africa, Australia, UK, Japan
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, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalyptic, post apocalypse, end of the world, chaos, bio weapon, zombie apocalypse, female fighter, zombie, survival, danger, apocalypse, battle ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, rough, suspenseful, brutal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, chaos, cannibalism, survival, danger, woman in danger, small town, apocalypse, death, hell on earth, eaten alive ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 15K
The Horde (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A posse of crooked cops, malevolent gangsters and a horde of walking dead are the centre point of this gruesome, tight, action packed, claustrophobic tale of retribution and escape. Penned like animals, on the top floor of a deserted high-rise ...
Style: exciting, scary, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, survival, zombie, murder, wrong place wrong time, violence spree, danger, deadly, gang, gory, gang war, vigilantism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, scary, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, one man army, danger, zombie apocalypse, survival, plague, experiment gone awry, fate of humanity, scientist, heroine, infected ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 28K
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, talk radio, fear, radio show, danger, small town, media ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, 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, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, danger, race against time, plague ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
Zombie Apocalypse (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Months after a zombie plague has wiped out 90 percent of the American population, a small group of survivors fight their way cross-country to a rumored refuge on the island of Catalina.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, supernatural, apocalypse, zombie, gory, survival, plague, escapades, deadly, danger, virus, survival horror ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 251K
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, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, survival, plague, infected, chaos, virus, mutant, post apocalypse, end of the world, danger, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Diary of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, found footage, back from the dead, chaos, zombie apocalypse, danger, cannibalism, death, survival, gory, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Survival of the Dead (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On an island off the coast of North America, local residents simultaneously fight a zombie epidemic while hoping for a cure to return their un-dead relatives back to their human state.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, island, apocalypse, survival, vestiges of humanity, gory, danger, deadly, violence spree, group of strangers, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: delaware, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 133K
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: emotional, tense, suspense, bleak, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, train, pandemic, quarantine, survival, self sacrifice, father daughter relationship, violence, apocalypse, brutality, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south korea, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
chase movies
9132
boat movies
2159
fear movies
3035
 7.1
 195K
Planet Terror (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two doctors find their graveyard shift inundated with townspeople ravaged by sores. Among the wounded is Cherry, a dancer whose leg was ripped from her body. As the invalids quickly become enraged aggressors, Cherry and her ex-boyfriend Wray lead a ...
Style: dark humor, exciting, rough, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, violent, survival, save the world, cannibalism, infected, chaos and mayhem, military base, violence, gory, transformation, military ...
Time: 2000s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, survival, rescue, on the run, race against time, danger, scientist, cure, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, asia, vietnam, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Barry is a talented mechanic and family man whose life is torn apart on the eve of a zombie apocalypse. His sister, Brooke, is kidnapped by a sinister team of gas-mask wearing soldiers & experimented on by a psychotic doctor. While Brooke plans ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, road movie, dark humor, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, danger, imaginary, chases and races, chaos, virus, murder, disease, on the road ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Day of the Dead: Bloodline (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a world overrun by zombies, military personnel and survivalists live in an underground bunker while they seek a cure.
Style: scary, exciting, suspense, bloody, bleak
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, infected, sick child, virus, living dead, chaos, vaccine, zombie outbreak, end of the world, survival horror, evil dead ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, deadly, gory, supernatural, isolation, danger, mortician, small town, farm, escapades, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, France, USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, future dystopia, apocalypse, good versus evil, survival, undead, biohazard, zombie apocalypse, deadly virus, infected, gory, supernatural ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa, california, japan, alaska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 174K
Grindhouse (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.
Style: rough, exciting, dark humor, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, serial killer, death, friendship, zombie, killer, exploitation, gory, revenge, woman in danger, cannibalism, psychopath ...
Time: year 2007
Place: tennessee, usa, texas, austin texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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