Movies like I Am Legend

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I Am Legend (2007)
 7.2
 667K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Adventure, 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, scary, bleak, rough, intense, serious, surprise ending, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, post apocalypse, plague, loneliness, future dystopia, experiment, quarantine, danger, isolation, chaos, infected, heroes, life is a bitch, secret hideout, deadly creature, supernatural, shooting, imaginary, lone hero, scientist, pandemic, fear, deadly virus ...
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 suspense films with plots about survival, danger, chaos, blood, apocalypse, deadly and post apocalypse mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like I Am Legend: The Book of Eli (2010), World War Z (2013), 28 Days Later... (2002), The Road (2009), The Walking Dead (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 285K
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, serious, tense, biblical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, post apocalypse, warrior, post apocalyptic, dystopic future, chaos, future dystopia, lone wolves, danger, lone hero, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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93%
 7.0
 584K
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, epic, scary, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, save the world, scientist, plague, deadly virus, end of the world, infected, chaos, un, asthma ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem, israel, north korea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: 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, plague, survival, post apocalypse, quarantine, rage, fear, infected, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester, manchester england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.2
 217K
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, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, post apocalyptic, apocalypse, post apocalypse, father son relationship, starvation, cannibalism, dying, selflessness, journey, loss of family member, worldwide chaos ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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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, post apocalypse, plague, supernatural, walking dead, fear, death, future dystopia, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.0
 192K
The Happening (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, bleak, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, survival, plague, family in danger, danger, suicide, hysteria, paranoia, forces of nature, catastrophe, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, france, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.3
 74K
The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: scary, captivating, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, infected, survival, deadly virus, good versus evil, save the world, fate of humanity, plague, supernatural, professor, danger, human existence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 42K
Carriers (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, virus, infection, biohazard, pandemic, post apocalypse, plague, desperation, deadly virus, trust, life is a bitch, post apocalyptic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 7.9
 448K
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, apocalypse, heroic mission, pandemic, survival, redemption, birth, mission, protest, dying, faith ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: europe, london, england, seattle, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 364K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, 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, suspense, scary, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, found footage, quarantine, monster, survival, fear, chaos, destruction, escape, danger, survival horror, skyscraper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.8
 404K
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: twists and turns, exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, apocalypse, adventure, imaginary, maze, isolation, memory loss, trapped, youth, society, young heroes, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 253K
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, zombie apocalypse, survival, plague, infected, post apocalypse, end of the world, chaos, virus, mutant, danger, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.3
 42K
The Colony (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, starvation, quarantine, global warming, epidemic, dehumanization, cannibalism, vestiges of humanity, danger, chaos, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.5
 381K
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, psychological ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, sign language, deafness, self sacrifice, monster, pregnancy, creature feature, marriage, creature, chase, silence ...
Time: near future, 2020s, 21st century
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.2
 216K
Knowing (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, scary, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, prediction, prophecy, changing the past or future, catastrophe, destiny, professor, scientist, air disaster, foreknowledge, code ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, new york, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.5
 40K
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, scary, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, post apocalypse, survival, infected, on the road, society, hunt down, danger, nun, religious fanaticism, violence ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, scary, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survivor, extinction, epidemic, isolation, apocalypse, death, survival, danger, chaos, mutant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 188K
After Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, jungle, danger, adventure, spacecraft, apocalypse, heroic mission, parents and children, human in outer space, young heroes, isolation, real life father and son playing father and son ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 28K
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, zombie, isolation, danger, heroic mission, genetically altered, life is a bitch, bio weapon, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, transformation ...
Time: future, 70s, near future, year 1977, year 1975
Place: los angeles, usa, soviet union, california, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 266K
Contagion (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
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: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, tense, emotional ...
Plot: virus, epidemic, plague, quarantine, pandemic, infected, infection, fate of humanity, scientist, chaos and mayhem, hysteria, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 70s
Place: asia, usa, hong kong, chicago illinois, minneapolis minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 69K
Blindness (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Brazil, Canada, Japan, UK, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a sudden plague of blindness devastates a city, a small group of the afflicted band together to triumphantly overcome the horrific conditions of their imposed quarantine.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, intense, philosophical ...
Plot: plague, blind character, society, distopia, post apocalypse, chaos, fight, doctor, social decay, human spirit, disability, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sao paulo brazil
⇓ 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, girls' night
Plot: future dystopia, survival, young heroes, against the odds, contests and competitions, youth, heroes, killings, heroine, death, trap, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 241K
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, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, virus, bio weapon, infected, experiment gone awry, quarantine, mutant, imaginary, survival, gory, monster ...
Time: future, 2000s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 7.1
 273K
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, bad ending, bleak, scary, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, fog, fear, trapped, tentacle, creature, deadly creature, alternate dimension, insanity, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 259K
Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: end of the world, survival, survival horror, fear, blindness, bird, murder, suicide, creature, parents and children, chase, running ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Quarantine 2: Terminal (2011)
Genre: Drama, 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, serious, bleak, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: quarantine, plague, survival, trapped, airport, hostage, airplane, stewardess, infected, danger, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 3.2
 2K
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, suspense
Plot: plague, zombie, apocalypse, isolation, survival, save the world, danger, deadly creature, chaos, virus, deadly, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 4.3
 2K
Remains (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story centers on two lone survivors of a bizarre accident that reduced most of the world's population to zombies. They take refuge in a vacant casino and fight a losing battle against the undead.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, futuristic, offbeat ...
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, apocalypse, gambling, deadly, chaos, life is a bitch, danger, future dystopia, gory, casino ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 486K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: robot, future dystopia, androids and robots, technology gone awry, a.i., artificial intelligence, humanoid robot, danger, hi-tech, cyborgs, imaginary, man versus machine ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, blood transfusion, dead man, blindness, survivor ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%