Movies like The Dead Next Door

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The Dead Next Door (1989)
 5.1
 3K
The Dead Next Door (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The government sets up a zombie squad after an epidemic has made the world run rampant with living corpses. The team head off to Ohio to try and find a cure but soon run into a crazy cult of zombie lovers who are set on preserving the walking dead as they believe it's God's will.
Style: scary, exciting, rough, offbeat, epic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, cult film
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, murder, crimes, vengeance, plague, supernatural, investigation, heroes, soldier, afterlife, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, slasher, danger, chaos, escapades, gory, disorder, deadly, rivalry, deadly creature, cons and scams, virus, violence, white house ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., virginia

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Most similar movies to The Dead Next Door

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about supernatural, danger, deadly, zombie, escapades, gory and deadly creature mostly in Horror, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Dead Next Door: The Dead Pit (1989), Automaton Transfusion (2006), Day of the Dead 2: Contagium (2005), Darkness (1993), Redneck Zombies (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
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The Dead Pit (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade doctor is shot dead and entombed with his fiendish experiments in the basement of an abandoned wing of a mental hospital. Twenty years later, a mysterious woman is admitted with amnesia, and her arrival is marked by an earthquake - which ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: mental institution, zombie, supernatural, doctors and patients, danger, confined, hospital, memory loss, vengeance, mental illness, chaos, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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100%
Automaton Transfusion (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three teens find themselves in a town over run with zombies. Deciding to fight back, they go on a punch you in the throat, action packed, non stop ride through the city, woods, and schools.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, teenage life, plague, isolation, gory, youth, deadly, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, chaos, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Day of the Dead 2: Contagium (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1968, in the Ravenside Military Hospital in a military facility in Pennsylvania, the army loses control of an experiment of a lethal bacteriologic weapon that changes the DNA and transforms human beings into zombies. A group of soldiers is sent ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, survival, distopia, apocalypse, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, plague, experiment gone awry, hospital, mental institution, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.6
 448
Darkness (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small community is besieged by vampires. After he watches friends ravaged in a convenience store, a lone avenger goes off to do battle with the undead, armed with shotgun, chainsaw, and Holy water. Later he finds other survivors and they try to ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: vampire, zombie, battles, gore, blood, heroes, gory, weakness, graphic violence, survival, small town, store ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Redneck Zombies (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A barrel of radioactive waste is lost out in the woods. Some demented rednecks find it and use it as part of their still. Everybody who drinks from the liquor they produced turns into a zombie.
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, rough, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, destiny, plague, experiment gone awry, anti hero, gory, chaos, disorder, in the woods, toxic ...
Time: 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.8
 357
Bite Me! (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a new strain of marijuana is delivered to a remote strip club, an army of insect creatures hungry for human blood starts feeding on the staff and patrons. Soon the bugs cause provocative havoc as their bite elicits a particularly potent ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, mutant, deadly, deadly creature, drug dealing, escapades, supernatural, chaos, heroes, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.2
 2K
The Rage (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crazed scientist experimenting with a rage virus on innocent victims in a laboratory in the woods. When his monstrous subjects escape and vultures devour their remains, they became mutations seeking to feed on humans.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, bio weapon, zombie, laboratory, experiment, monster, disorder, supernatural, experiment gone awry, vengeance, deadly, dangerous animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Horror Show (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under attack, his ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, cult film
Plot: electric chair, serial killer, slasher, violence spree, rivalry, zombie, supernatural ability, master criminal, deadly, danger, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Zombie Beach Party (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Ulysses, a professional wrestler, is going to watch another fight in which a wrestler is up against a horde of zombies. One of the zombies kills a waitress and Ulysses and his friends decide to take matters into their own hands and track down the ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, exciting, sexy ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, rivalry, gory, plague, deadly, superhero, danger, deadly creature, escapades, wrestler, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Jolly Roger: Massacre at Cutter's Cove (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends unleash a demonic Pirate from a treasure chest.
Style: rough, semi serious, scary, offbeat, surprise ending
Plot: pirate, murder, slasher, danger, supernatural, deadly, crimes, rivalry, escapades, friendship, curses spells and rituals, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Zombie Nation (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A psycho cop with a weakness for killing his female arrests gets what's coming to him when a pack of zombie women rise from their graves in order to get proper revenge.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, zombie, life is a bitch, vengeance, afterlife, deadly creature, supernatural ability, law enforcement, rivalry, deadly, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Hood of the Living Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Death is only the beginning for the young victim of a drive-by shooting. Devastated at the loss of his younger brother Jermaine, scientific older sibling Ricky uses the situation as an opportunity to test an experimental serum designed to breathe ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, experimental
Plot: zombie, violence, loss of brother, danger, supernatural, urban ghetto life, teenage life, deadly, deadly creature, siblings relations, experiment gone awry, ghetto ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Zombie Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: There is a new evil, and you have no idea what's coming... When college roommates Mark and Tom go out for a night at the bar, the last thing they expected to find was a machete wielding stranger and a horde of the undead. With the help of ...
Style: touching, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Plot: survival, zombie, undead, chaos, danger, apocalypse, plague, rivalry, deadly, experiment gone awry, supernatural, secret agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
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Forever Evil (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a backwoods massacre investigates the incident with the help of a photographer and a police officer. Soon, it becomes clear that they're up against nothing less than an ancient god!
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, ghost, serial killer, zombie, college, murder, danger, rivalry, supernatural ability, escapades, mentally unstable, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Raiders of the Damned (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Day The World Ended, They Thought The Fight Was Over. They Were Wrong.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, exciting ...
Plot: soldier, zombie, mad scientist, survival, military, rivalry, bio weapon, chaos, apocalypse, save the world, heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Butcher of Binbrook (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizard Monster kept alive and buried.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, offbeat, gothic ...
Plot: alien encounter, plague, chaos and mayhem, mystery, slasher, danger, supernatural, deadly, vengeance, reincarnation, graphic violence, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.3
 1K
976-Evil II (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being bestowed with demonic powers following a phone call to Hell, a psychotic teacher begins a rampage of death and destruction in a small town, forcing a teen and her boyfriend to fight him off so that they can get away.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, chase, supernatural, zombie, obsession, murder, high school, telephone call, curses spells and rituals, crimes, escapades, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Days of Darkness (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a comet strikes Earth and kicks up a cloud of toxic dust, hundreds of humans join the ranks of the living dead. But there's bad news for the survivors: The newly minted zombies are hell-bent on eradicating every last person from the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak
Plot: zombie, plague, deadly creature, survival, danger, supernatural, rescue, deadly, chaos, gory, apocalypse, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 3.7
 681
Evilution (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An alien bacterium resurrects the dead on Earth.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, alien encounter, save the world, survival, supernatural, apocalypse, chaos, deadly, soldier, escapades, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Dead Hate the Living! (2000)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a renegade band of young filmmakers break into an abandoned hospital to make their horror epic, they stumble upon a real dead body and decide to use it in their movie. They accidentally bring it back to life, open a portal to a dead world that ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, semi serious, epic, humorous
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, danger, slasher, deadly creature, gory, chaos, deadly, escapades, supernatural, afterlife, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 1K
Nightwing (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Killer bats plague an Indian reservation in New Mexico.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, murder, plague, spiritualism, rabies, native american reservation, gory, religions or cults, animal life, strong violent content, graphic violence, private detective ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.9
 905
Zombie Wars (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Fifty years after a world-wide zombie epidemic had begun, a small group of rebel soldiers learn that intelligent zombies have begun breeding humans for food. The soldiers plan an all-out war to rid the Earth of the flesh-eating monsters for good, as ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, scary, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, soldier, blood, survival, supernatural, chaos, deadly, gory, danger, survival horror, gore, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.2
 476
Dead Clowns (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The residents of Port Emmett prepare for a hurricane that will churn up a 50-year-old secret, awakening an army of zombie clowns. Left to die after a circus train accident, the clowns rise from their muddy graves to get revenge. The guilty can run, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspense, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: zombie, vengeance, supernatural, deadly, gory, small town, crimes, circus, evil clown, killer clown, danger, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 4.1
 1K
Eaters (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The world - devastated by the Great Epidemic - is governed by hordes of living dead. Three men - Igor and Alen, two hunters of dead and a scientist, Gyno - try to give an answer to what has happened to the human race. Alen and Igor leave for two ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, brutal, awful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, supernatural, survival, apocalypse, strong violent content, chaos, disorder, isolation, mad scientist, deadly, undead ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 6K
Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, woman in danger, good versus evil, supernatural ability, deadly, danger ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
I Drink Your Blood (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A band of satanist hippies roll into a town and begin terrorizing the local folk. After raping a local girl, her grandpa goes after them, only to be beaten and forced to take LSD. His grandson then plots revenge on the satanists by feeding them meat ...
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, scary ...
Plot: small town, lsd, rabies, sadism, chaos, psychopath, social relations, gory, crimes, murder, small town life, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 9K
Venom (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Venom is a fright-filled voodoo thriller loaded with a sizzling cast of the screen's hottest young stars. Set deep in the eerie swamps of southern Louisiana - Agnes Bruckner (Murder By Numbers), Jonathan Jackson (Tuck Everlasting) and Meagan ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: voodoo, swamp, back from the dead, slasher, teenage life, danger, survival, youth, zombie, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Swamp Zombies!!! (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A chief physician at a large metropolitan hospital is formulating a serum to resurrect recently deceased "patients".When his facility comes under inspection from the federal government, the doctor is forced to dispose of the ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: zombie, martial arts, survival, experiment gone awry, rivalry, deadly, escapades, deadly creature, mad scientist, supernatural, danger, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Zombie Killers: Elephant's Graveyard (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young militia is all that stands between a coming dead horde and their rural town decimated by the fracking industry.
Style: rough, scary, serious, bleak
Plot: zombie, creature, survival, heroes, gory, plague, isolation, supernatural, escapades, danger, deadly, walking dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.3
 1K
Jack-O (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A long long time ago a wizard was put to death, but he swore vengeance on the townsfolk that did him in, particularly Arthur Kelly's family. Arthur had done the final graces on him when he came back to life as Mr. Jack the Pumpkin Man. The ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: slasher, rivalry, supernatural ability, ghost, zombie, reincarnation, small town, gore, halloween, vengeance, suburbs, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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