Movies like Dawn of the Dead

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Dawn of the Dead (2004)
 7.3
 254K
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, suspense, macabre, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, splatter, bloody, entertaining, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, zombie apocalypse, virus, plague, living dead, survival horror, walking dead, zombie outbreak, siege, death, shopping mall, chaos and mayhem, group of strangers, brutality, zombie attack, terror, zombification, infected, end of the world, violence, end of civilization, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: wisconsin, usa, midwest

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Most similar movies to Dawn of the Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and rough films with plots about zombie, survival, danger, gore, apocalypse, post apocalypse and virus mostly in Horror, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dawn of the Dead: 28 Weeks Later (2007), 28 Days Later (2002), Train to Busan (2016), I Am a Hero (2015), World War Z (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 275K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain, USA
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, post apocalypse, virus, survival, infected, end of the world, zombie apocalypse, plague, chaos and mayhem, deadly virus, chaos, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 409K
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, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, virus, apocalypse, survival, epidemic, zombie apocalypse, infected, rage, end of the world, plague, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, manchester ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
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, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, virus, future dystopia, zombie attack, survival, end of the world, apocalypse, cannibalism, violence, humanity ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 1995, 90s
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 214K
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, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, virus, train, zombie attack, pandemic, zombie apocalypse, quarantine, father daughter relationship, survival horror, living dead ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: south korea, busan, korea, east asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 7K
I Am a Hero (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Hideo Suzuki is a 35-year-old mangaka assistant, whose life seem to be stuck around his exhausting but low-paying job, unfulfilled dreams, strange hallucinations and unsatisfying relationships. He sees himself as a supporting character in his own ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense ...
Plot: zombie, epidemic, virus, survival, apocalypse, survivor, human nature, brutality, fear, on the run, isolation, chaos and mayhem ...
Place: mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 656K
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, tense, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, zombie apocalypse, deadly virus, epidemic, survival, save the world, end of the world, post apocalypse, scientist, chaos ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: nova scotia, israel, new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: scary, suspenseful, macabre, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, chaos, shopping mall, infection, siege, epidemic, monster, isolation, post apocalypse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.6
 269K
Resident Evil (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, 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: scary, suspense, apocalyptic, futuristic, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, zombie apocalypse, monster, survival, infected, bio weapon, mutant, experiment gone awry, apocalypse, quarantine, chase ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, macabre, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, living dead, survival, zombie apocalypse, monster, death, apocalypse, wilderness, farmhouse, cannibalism, chaos, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1990
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 121K
The Crazies (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
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, tense, suspense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infected, survival, insanity, plague, deadly virus, epidemic, quarantine, chaos and mayhem, bio weapon, zombie, small town, virus ...
Place: iowa, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspense, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cemetery, survival, cannibalism, isolation, basement, zombie apocalypse, cult, zombie attack, monster, supernatural, living dead ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1967
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 179K
[Rec] (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: found footage, zombie, quarantine, trapped, survival, plague, videotaping, virus, deadly creature, supernatural, characters in danger, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Day of the Dead (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 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: scary, bloody, macabre, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, living dead, zombie apocalypse, virus, survival, insanity, mad scientist, violence, isolation, underground bunker, bully ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 38K
#Alive (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As a grisly virus rampages a city, a lone man stays locked inside his apartment, digitally cut off from seeking help and desperate to find a way out.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, isolation, deadly virus, zombie attack, walking dead, virus, apocalypse, infestation, zombie outbreak, epidemic ...
Time: 21st century
Place: seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: funny, humorous, not serious, scary, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, teenager, friendship, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, boy scout, strip club, small town, zombie attack, supernatural, youth ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 23K
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: scary, slasher, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, demon, plague, supernatural, demonic possession, chaos, death, panic, curses spells and rituals, survival, youth, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, west germany, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
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: scary, entertaining, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, post apocalypse, supernatural, zombie apocalypse, monster, one man army, survival, heroine, experiment gone awry, infected, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: las vegas, salt lake city utah, utah, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 16K
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: scary, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, murder, violence spree, wrong place wrong time, gang, gang war, female warrior, graphic violence, vigilantism, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 184K
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, suspense, tense, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, serial killer, zombie, revenge, exploitation, killer, crimes, cannibalism, violence, sadism, marijuana, death ...
Time: 70s, year 2007
Place: tennessee, usa, texas, austin texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 28K
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: disturbing, scary, bloody, biting, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, shark, voodoo, island, cannibalism, living dead, monster, end of the world, zombie apocalypse, survival horror, zombie outbreak ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Canada
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, scary, sexy, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, virus, end of the world, female warrior, chaos, monster, female fighter, zombie apocalypse, mutant, survival horror, one woman army ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 14K
Undead (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 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, humorous, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, small town, apocalypse, zombie attack, dark humor, alien, evil alien, save the world, isolation, monster ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, captivating, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, zombie apocalypse, supernatural, apocalypse, virus, plague, pandemic, walking dead, graphic violence, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, america, georgia, atlanta
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, suspense, stylized, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, apocalypse, epidemic, small town, quarantine, survival, survival horror, transformation, brutality, soldier, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Daylight's End (2016)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Years after a mysterious plague has devastated the planet and turned most of humanity into blood-hungry creatures, a rogue drifter on a vengeful hunt stumbles across a band of survivors in an abandoned police station and reluctantly agrees to try to ...
Style: apocalyptic, suspenseful, tense, brutal, bleak ...
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, epidemic, virus, deadly virus, vampire, apocalypse, zombie violence, survival horror, infection, zombie survival, monster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, scary, suspenseful, absurd ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, zombie child, distopia, pandemic, experiment, children, infection, scientist, virus ...
Time: future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, zombie survival, apocalypse, zombie outbreak, supernatural, survival, graphic violence, plague, zombie attack, post apocalypse, escapades ...
Place: usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: scary, exciting, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, island, survival, supernatural, virus, violence spree, chaos, group of strangers, siege, eaten alive, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: delaware, usa, philadelphia, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 7.6
 569K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, parody, not serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, survival, road trip, dark humor, survival horror, amusement park, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., california, usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 32K
Peninsula (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A soldier and his team battle hordes of post-apocalyptic zombies in the wastelands of the Korean Peninsula
Style: apocalyptic, atmospheric, macabre, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, brutality, survival, living dead, death, virus, supernatural, undead, soldier, race ...
Time: 2020s
Place: busan, korea, south korea, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%