Movies like Dawn of the Dead

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Dawn of the Dead (2004)
 7.3
 243K
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, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, macabre, atmospheric, twist ending, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, virus, chaos and mayhem, plague, death, zombie outbreak, siege, shopping mall, group of strangers, infected, police officer, graphic violence, fear, loss of loved one, back from the dead, hiding place, profanity, security guard, walking dead, survival horror, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003
Place: usa, wisconsin, 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 splatter films with plots about zombie, danger, survival, apocalypse, gore, virus and brutality mostly in Horror, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dawn of the Dead: 28 Days Later (2002), Resident Evil (2002), World War Z (2013), 28 Weeks Later (2007), Train to Busan (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 385K
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, atmospheric, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, post apocalypse, epidemic, survival, plague, infected, fear, zombie apocalypse, rage, research ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, big ben london ...
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100%
 6.7
 253K
Resident Evil (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany
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, futuristic, bloody, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, bio weapon, infected, virus, experiment gone awry, quarantine, survival, mutant, imaginary, gory, monster ...
Time: future, 2000s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, shopping mall, zombie apocalypse, survival, siege, helicopter, infection, rescue, danger, back from the dead, apocalypse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 616K
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, serious, scary, epic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, zombie apocalypse, save the world, end of the world, scientist, epidemic, deadly virus, plague, infected, asthma, un ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem, israel, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, future dystopia, survival, siege, virus, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, escapades, danger ...
Time: future, 90s, 2000s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 263K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: 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, infected, plague, post apocalypse, virus, end of the world, chaos, chaos and mayhem, deadly virus, mutant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 179K
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, touching, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, pandemic, survival horror, train, zombie attack, quarantine, survival, living dead, self sacrifice, train crash ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south korea, korea, busan, east asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, danger, chaos, back from the dead, cannibalism, woman in danger, small town, apocalypse, death, hell on earth, farmhouse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, chaos, back from the dead, danger, cannibalism, trapped, cemetery, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Mexico, Canada, Japan
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: exciting, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, one man army, post apocalypse, danger, heroine, supernatural, zombie apocalypse, plague, infected, experiment gone awry, monster ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 21K
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: exciting, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, chaos, danger, supernatural, panic, curses spells and rituals, survival, gory, deadly, youth, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, italy, west germany, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, futuristic, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalypse, end of the world, chaos, post apocalyptic, zombie apocalypse, female fighter, survival horror, strong female lead, distopia, zombie, bio weapon, female warrior ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 114K
The Crazies (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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, survival, deadly virus, quarantine, bio weapon, chaos and mayhem, chaos, danger, hazmat suit, on the run ...
Place: iowa, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A zombie outbreak has fallen upon the land in this reimagining of Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England. Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet (Lily James) is a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: zombie, wooing, female warrior, shaolin, looking for love, zombie apocalypse, couples, unlikely couple, plague, couple relations, love and romance, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, georgian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, tense, suspenseful, rough, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, insanity, virus, survival, chaos, danger, deadly, deadly creature, mad scientist, living dead ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 6K
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: bleak, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: zombie, epidemic, virus, survival, brutality, human nature, survivor, danger, apocalypse, insanity, chaos and mayhem, on the run ...
Place: mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 26K
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, rough, suspenseful, serious, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, shark, cannibalism, voodoo, island, back from the dead, plague, gory, mad scientist, supernatural, survival, cure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 13K
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, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, small town, plague, save the world, danger, isolation, apocalypse, comet, anti hero, zombie attack ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: not serious, humorous, scary, funny, bloody ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, friendship, danger, gory, strip club, teenager, youth, boy scout, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, island, survival, gory, violence spree, deadly, chaos, group of strangers, danger, supernatural, siege ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: delaware, usa, philadelphia, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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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, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, survival, post apocalypse, plague, danger, walking dead, future dystopia, fear, graphic violence, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The group will face a new zombie threat as a new breed of zombie has developed. This new super-zombie type is faster, bigger, and stronger than the previous strain of zombies and harder to kill. These super-zombies have started grouping up into a ...
Style: road movie, parody, psychotronic, funny, apocalyptic ...
Plot: zombie, zombie outbreak, post apocalypse, plague, zombie attack, survival, mutation, zombie apocalypse, stylized violence, escape, end of the world, fight ...
Time: year 2009, 2010s, year 2019, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., memphis
⇓ 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, stylized ...
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 ⇓
100%
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 7.4
 169K
[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, bleak, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: found footage, trapped, videotaping, zombie, quarantine, danger, plague, shooting, characters in danger, handheld camera, infected, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, survival, murder, gang, violence spree, wrong place wrong time, gory, danger, deadly, gang war, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 29K
#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: captivating, tense, exciting, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, isolation, zombie survival, infestation, virus, survival, zombie attack, deadly virus, rescue, epidemic ...
Time: 21st century
Place: seoul, south korea
⇓ 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, serious, suspenseful, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie survival, supernatural, apocalypse, zombie, gory, graphic violence, survival, plague, deadly, escapades, danger ...
Place: usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 180K
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, suspense, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death, car chase, serial killer, zombie, friendship, killer, exploitation, gory, revenge, crimes, woman in danger, cannibalism ...
Time: year 2007, 70s
Place: tennessee, texas, usa, austin texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 26K
Cell (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ...
Style: ambiguous ending, scary, twist ending, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, epidemic, zombie, virus, stephen king, insanity, suicide, murder, zombie apocalypse, end of the world, cell phone, survival ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, new england, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rammbock: Berlin Undead (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 63 min.
Story: When lovelorn Michael arrives in Berlin to return a set of keys to his ex-girlfriend, Gabi, as an excuse to see her again, he finds her apartment empty save for a couple of plumbers making repairs to the central heating. Just as Michael learns from ...
Style: serious, scary, bleak, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, survival, deadly virus, apocalypse, virus, danger, deadly, chaos, life is a bitch, partners, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%