Movies like I Am Legend

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I Am Legend (2007)
 7.2
 626K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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, bleak, intense, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, zombie, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, post apocalypse, heroes, danger, chaos, isolation, experiment, life is a bitch, infected, quarantine, human nature, secret hideout, fear, depression, evacuation, deadly creature, scientist, shooting, demolished city, fate of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2012, near future
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 suspenseful, serious, bleak and scary films with plots about danger, survival, deadly, apocalypse, blood, chaos and death mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like I Am Legend: The Walking Dead (2010), The Book of Eli (2010), World War Z (2013), 28 Days Later... (2002), 28 Weeks Later (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, 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: survival, zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, plague, supernatural, future dystopia, danger, chaos, post apocalypse, fear, social decay ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 268K
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, chaos, warrior, lone wolves, post apocalyptic, post apocalypse, future dystopia, danger, christianity, brutality, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 547K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, infected, scientist, un, chaos, plague, survival, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, jerusalem, south korea, philadelphia, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, survival, rage, scientist, infected, epidemic, virus, army, fear, survivor, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 240K
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, zombie, infected, chaos, mutant, zombie apocalypse, danger, siblings relations, survivor, on the run, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.3
 40K
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, quarantine, starvation, survival, danger, dehumanization, global warming, vestiges of humanity, cannibalism, chaos, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 382K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Action, 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: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: apocalypse, memory loss, survival, adventure, isolation, trapped, young heroes, danger, youth, imaginary, maze, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, serious, bleak
Plot: plague, zombie, isolation, apocalypse, deadly creature, confined, chaos and mayhem, survival, danger, escapades, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 26K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, 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: futuristic, bleak, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, danger, chaos, zombie, siege, apocalypse, rivalry, supernatural, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, genetically altered ...
Time: future, near future, year 1977
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Genre: 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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: antidote, plague, apocalypse, zombie, vampire, survival, end of the world, blood, new car, blood transfusion, steak, corpse ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.4
 71K
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, survival, vampire, save the world, scientist, supernatural, good versus evil, deadly virus, fate of humanity, plague, immortality, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.0
 348K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, 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: survival, escape, monster, quarantine, chaos, found footage, skyscraper, fear, giant monster, 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, rough, tense, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, vampire hunter, infected, society, on the road, hunt down, danger, nun, zombie, religious fanaticism, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.2
 258K
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: suspenseful, bleak, scary, bad ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, fog, monster, fear, trapped, deadly creature, insanity, alternate dimension, desperation, tentacle, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 458K
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, a.i., future dystopia, artificial intelligence, danger, inventions and discoveries, imaginary, robot, murder, chaos, police investigation ...
Time: future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, future dystopia, contests and competitions, young heroes, against the odds, heroes, death, killings, trap, life is a bitch, danger, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, siege, helicopter, survival, apocalypse, violence, back from the dead, rescue, danger, infection, loss of loved one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 39K
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, virus, infection, biohazard, desperation, trust, life is a bitch, post apocalyptic, friendship, danger, plague, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, suspenseful, bleak, scary, exciting
Plot: zombie, extinction, isolation, epidemic, apocalypse, survivor, death, survival, danger, vestiges of humanity, chaos, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 230K
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, imaginary, virus, experiment gone awry, gory, mutant, survival, monster ...
Time: future, 2000s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.7
 410
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, offbeat ...
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, destiny, future dystopia, deadly, survival, danger, chaos, heroes, bounty hunter, life is a bitch, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, apocalypse, danger, one man army, infected, survival, fate of humanity, scientist, heroine, threat, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.6
 317K
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, self sacrifice, deafness, monster, sign language, marriage, chase, pregnancy, creature feature, silence, mother ...
Time: near future
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: scary, exciting, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: quarantine, airport, airplane, survival, landing, hostages, chases and races, escapades, confined, group of strangers, imaginary, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 136K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, survival, spacecraft, isolation, outer space, fear, memory loss, danger, mutant, confined, mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 120
2084 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Not much left since the world died. That's what they called it the day the virus took over and people went inside, never to leave their homes again. Soon after that, the last of the food was gone, the last drop of gas was used up, the ...
Style: exciting, rough, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: isolation, apocalypse, life is a bitch, escapades, future dystopia, deadly, chaos, confined, chaos and mayhem, plague, survival, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 84K
Dreamcatcher (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Four boyhood pals perform a heroic act and are changed by the powers they gain in return. Years later, on a hunting trip in the Maine woods, they're overtaken by a vicious blizzard that harbors an ominous presence. Challenged to stop an alien ...
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, supernatural, friends, evil alien, alien invasion, first contact, mind control, in the woods, danger, foreknowledge, alien, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, future dystopia, mercenary, siege, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, post apocalypse, danger, soldier ...
Time: future, 1990s, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 180K
The Purge (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, survival, society, self defense, future dystopia, danger, life is a bitch, social decay, escapades, violence spree, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 6.6
 200K
Contagion (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: plague, quarantine, epidemic, infected, scientist, fate of humanity, vaccine, chaos and mayhem, virus, death, paranoia, hysteria ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: asia, usa, hong kong, geneva switzerland, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%