Movies like I Am Legend

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I Am Legend (2007)
 7.2
 642K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, scary, rough, intense, bleak, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, survival, future dystopia, loneliness, plague, post apocalypse, danger, experiment, chaos, quarantine, isolation, heroes, infected, life is a bitch, fear, secret hideout, depression, scientist, deadly creature, shooting, demolished city, fate of humanity, human nature, worldwide chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont

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Most similar movies to I Am Legend

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, bleak and suspense films with plots about danger, survival, chaos, apocalypse, blood, death and deadly mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like I Am Legend: The Book of Eli (2010), 28 Days Later... (2002), The Walking Dead (2010), World War Z (2013), The Omega Man (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 275K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, rough, tense, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, warrior, post apocalyptic, chaos, post apocalypse, lone wolves, future dystopia, danger, christianity, tough heroes, brutality ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, suspenseful, rough, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, plague, epidemic, rage, virus, research, scientist, infected, quarantine, fear, survivor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, manchester england
⇓ 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, plague, post apocalypse, supernatural, future dystopia, walking dead, fear, danger, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 560K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, epic, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, deadly virus, save the world, scientist, infected, un, chaos, plague, self sacrifice, vaccine ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, jerusalem, philadelphia, israel, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 27K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, isolation, danger, zombie, heroic mission, vestiges of humanity, genetically altered, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, transformation ...
Time: future, year 1975, near future, year 1977
Place: los angeles, usa, soviet union, china, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 244K
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, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, plague, zombie, zombie apocalypse, infected, chaos, mutant, danger, siblings relations, virus, on the run, survivor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.2
 1K
Autumn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The virus came so fast no one had time to prepare. Before the day was over, entire towns were decimated, and large cities became monumental tombs. Left with nothing but fading hope and the will to live, reclusive software consultant Michael (Dexter ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense
Plot: plague, zombie, apocalypse, isolation, survival, chaos, deadly creature, danger, save the world, virus, deadly, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Robert Morgan is the last man on earth, as far as he can tell. A plague killed everyone else on the planet several years ago. He was immune to it, and can only guess why. Vampires that were formerly human attack Morgan's home every night
Style: atmospheric, bleak, scary, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: antidote, apocalypse, zombie, vampire, survival, end of the world, blood, plague, cigarette smoking, blindness, dead man, night ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 234K
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, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, bio weapon, quarantine, infected, zombie apocalypse, virus, mutant, imaginary, experiment gone awry, gory, powerful corporation, monster ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 40K
Carriers (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus.A deadly virus has spread across the globe. Contagion is everywhere, no one is safe and no one can be trusted. Four young attractive people race through the back ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, virus, infection, biohazard, desperation, trust, life is a bitch, post apocalyptic, danger, friendship, plague, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 72K
The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient ...
Style: captivating, scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infected, vampire, save the world, survival, deadly virus, scientist, supernatural, good versus evil, fate of humanity, plague, professor, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.3
 41K
The Colony (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, rough, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, starvation, survival, quarantine, vestiges of humanity, danger, dehumanization, global warming, cannibalism, chaos, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 354K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, quarantine, found footage, escape, giant monster, chaos, skyscraper, fear, danger, destruction, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.5
 39K
Stake Land (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned towns and cities, and it's up to Mister, a death ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, vampire hunter, infected, post apocalypse, on the road, society, hunt down, danger, nun, zombie, religious fanaticism ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.8
 392K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: apocalypse, memory loss, survival, young heroes, adventure, isolation, trapped, maze, danger, youth, imaginary, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Hunger Games (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, future dystopia, young heroes, contests and competitions, against the odds, heroes, killings, trap, death, life is a bitch, danger, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.9
 72K
The Invasion (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the city. They discover an alien virus aboard a crashed space shuttle that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological, idiotic ...
Plot: alien, save the world, danger, quarantine, invasion, hysteria, virus, psychiatrist, survival, transformation, female protagonist, dehumanization ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, washington d.c., russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.1
 264K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, bad ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, fog, trapped, alternate dimension, creature, fear, deadly creature, insanity, death, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 210K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, rough, harsh, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalyptic, survival, starvation, post apocalypse, father son relationship, dying, cannibalism, single parent, chaos, journey, suicide ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 331K
A Quiet Place (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, bleak ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, deafness, self sacrifice, monster, sign language, chase, marriage, pregnancy, creature, creature feature, silence ...
Time: near future, 2020s
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Extinction: The G.M.O. Chronicles (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Retrovirus, which was conceived as a tool for industrial genetic engineering, has gotten out of control and is spreading rapidly. While it crosses all organisms within our ecological system completely indiscriminately (mixing plant with animal and ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: zombie, extinction, epidemic, isolation, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, survivor, death, survival, danger, chaos, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, scary, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, chaos, parents and children, apocalypse, life is a bitch, danger, family relations, survival, family in danger, social decay, gory ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Quarantine 2: Terminal (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A plane is taken over by a mysterious virus. When the plane lands it is placed under quarantine. Now a group of survivors must band together to survive the quarantine.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: quarantine, airplane, airport, escapades, chaos, survival, confinement indoors, danger, stewardess, isolation, passenger, plague ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 102K
Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A deadly airborne virus finds its way into the USA and starts killing off people at an epidemic rate. Col Sam Daniels' job is to stop the virus spreading from a small town, which must be quarantined, and to prevent an over reaction by the White ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, quarantine, research, bio weapon, epidemic, biological warfare, monkey, danger, antidote, fighting the system, heroes, society ...
Time: 90s, year 1967, 1960s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: usa, africa, california, united states, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.
Style: tense, exciting, bleak, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: leader, scientist, plague, survival, leadership, colony, forest, ape, monkey, chaos and mayhem, escapades, attack ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2020s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, apocalypse, one man army, danger, infected, survival, monster, fate of humanity, scientist, threat, heroine ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.6
 424
Descendents (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In an undefined future, the earth has been destroyed by man, and the air polluted with a mysterious virus that turns humans into zombies. Only a few children are immune to the disease and have adapted to these extreme conditions and survived. ...
Style: scary, serious, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, destiny, future dystopia, survival, deadly, bounty hunter, chaos, life is a bitch, heroes, danger, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 470K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 2035, where robots are common-place and abide by the three laws of robotics, a techno-phobic cop investigates an apparent suicide. Suspecting that a robot may be responsible for the death, his investigation leads him to believe that humanity may ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, technology gone awry, future dystopia, a.i., robot, imaginary, danger, killer robot, murder, inventions and discoveries, chaos, man versus machine ...
Time: future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 7.9
 434K
Children of Men (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, futuristic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: future dystopia, chaos, heroic mission, apocalypse, survival, redemption, birth, mission, protest, faith, dying, human existence ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: europe, london, england, poland, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 70K
Doomsday (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, apocalypse, rescue, infected, quarantine, survival, chase, cannibalism, danger, future dystopia, society, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%