Movies like Dawn of the Dead

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Dawn of the Dead (2004)
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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, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, chaos and mayhem, death, group of strangers, plague, security guard, mass murder, shopping mall, siege, profanity, gory, infected, danger, isolation, virus, violence, brutality, chase, graphic violence, boat, fear ...
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 suspenseful, scary, serious and rough films with plots about zombie, survival, danger, apocalypse, gory, gore and virus mostly in Horror, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Dawn of the Dead: World War Z (2013), Resident Evil (2002), 28 Days Later... (2002), Demons (1985), Zombie (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
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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 ⇓
50%
 6.7
 243K
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: suspense, scary, futuristic, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, virus, infected, bio weapon, experiment gone awry, quarantine, survival, mutant, imaginary, gory, monster ...
Time: future, 2000s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
100%
 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: exciting, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, chaos, danger, supernatural, survival, curses spells and rituals, gory, youth, deadly, supernatural ability, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, west germany, rome italy, italy
⇓ 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, 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 ⇓
100%
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 25K
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, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, shark, cannibalism, voodoo, island, back from the dead, violence, plague, gory, mad scientist, supernatural, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ 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, 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 ⇓
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, 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 ⇓
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, humorous, suspenseful, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, small town, plague, save the world, danger, apocalypse, comet, anti hero, eaten alive, zombie attack ...
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: not serious, bloody, humorous, scary, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, friendship, danger, strip club, gory, parody, 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, post apocalypse, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, plague, supernatural, walking dead, fear, graphic violence, death, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
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, 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 ⇓
75%
 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 ⇓
42%
 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, exciting, scary, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, survival, murder, deadly, danger, gang, wrong place wrong time, gory, violence spree, gang war, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, one man army, post apocalypse, danger, zombie apocalypse, fate of humanity, plague, experiment gone awry, monster, survival, scientist ...
Time: future
Place: utah, las vegas, salt lake city utah, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 198K
Planet Terror (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, infected, cannibalism, chaos and mayhem, military base, violence, gory, transformation, military ...
Time: 2000s, 70s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
⇓ 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 ⇓
36%
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, suspenseful, serious, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, supernatural, zombie, survival, gory, graphic violence, plague, danger, deadly, escapades, virus ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, offbeat, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: zombie, wooing, looking for love, zombie apocalypse, plague, couple relations, supernatural, shaolin, prejudice, pride, deadly, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, georgian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
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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, atmospheric, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, survival, survivor, apocalypse, danger, human nature, brutality, epidemic, on the run, isolation, virus, insanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Siege of the Dead (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: survival, zombie apocalypse, deadly virus, zombie, apocalypse, virus, chaos, deadly, danger, partners, life is a bitch, rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ 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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, island, apocalypse, survival, gory, violence spree, deadly, group of strangers, chaos, supernatural, danger, siege ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: delaware, usa, philadelphia, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Diary of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, back from the dead, found footage, chaos, zombie apocalypse, danger, cannibalism, death, survival, gory, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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 ⇓
33%
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, imaginary, danger, chases and races, chaos, virus, murder, disease, on the road ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
30%
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