Movies like Night of the Living Dead 1990

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Night of the Living Dead (1990)
 6.9
 36K
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, rough, suspenseful, brutal, tense, serious, suspense, disturbing, remake of cult film, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, chaos, back from the dead, survival, danger, small town, woman in danger, apocalypse, living dead, death, hell on earth, eaten alive, farmhouse, wilderness, cemetery, sole survivor, attack, chainsaw, gory, supernatural, tombs and skeletons, chaos and mayhem, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america

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Most similar movies to Night of the Living Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, rough and serious films with plots about zombie, deadly, danger, gory, survival, supernatural and blood mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Night of the Living Dead: The Evil Dead (1981), FleshEater (1988), Zombie (1979), Eaters (2011), Venom (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 168K
The Evil Dead (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they've rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the surrounding forest.
Style: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, monster, evil, demonic possession, gory, axe, stabbing, occult, necronomicon, survival, vacation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: 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, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, siege, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, group of strangers, death, mass murder, shopping mall, gory, infected, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.9
 1K
FleshEater (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teenagers, taking a nocturnal hayride come across the grave of a man. Little did they know that this deceased man is a zombie. One by one, the actual living are falling victim and becoming zombies. Eventually there are zombies everywhere, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, satanic
Plot: zombie, extreme violence, splatter, in the woods, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, violence spree, crimes, rescue, supernatural, survival, on the run ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror
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, rough, suspense, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, trapped, survival, cult, rescue, isolation, back from the dead, danger, chaos, cemetery, siege ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1967, 1960s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 6.9
 23K
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, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, island, shark, back from the dead, violence, tropical island, plague, gory, mad scientist, supernatural, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Night of the Living Dead 3D (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Both an homage to and a re-imagining of the original 1968 film, this update follows a group of survivors trapped in a farmhouse battling a siege of undead zombies....in 3D!
Style: rough, tense, scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, woman in danger, danger, supernatural, chaos, gory, deadly, farm, isolation, mortician, small town, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, survival, future dystopia, zombie apocalypse, siege, mercenary, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, danger, heroes, soldier ...
Time: future, 1990s, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The deceased have risen with the instinct to feed on the living as a family is trapped during a zombie apocalypse. Wales. Based on George A. Romero's classic "Night of the Living Dead".
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, remake of american film
Plot: zombie, survival, isolation, chaos, danger, apocalypse, gory, deadly, supernatural, zombie attack, walking dead, farmhouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Diary of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, back from the dead, chaos, danger, cannibalism, found footage, death, survival, gory, chase, transformation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
City of the Living Dead (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman has visions that suggest the eruption of the living dead into the world through a portal, spurred on by the suicide of a priest.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, gore, violence, hanging, slasher, flesh eating, extreme violence, demon, priest, suicide, cemetery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: new england, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, mad scientist, survival, cannibalism, insanity, helicopter, siege, cure, disembodied head, living dead ...
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Professor Ayres discovers a secret in an ancient stone and when he opens a crypt, he revives zombies that kill him. He had invited three couples to visit him in his manor to reveal his discovery. However, they never get around to meeting the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, crypt, party, gory, mad scientist, supernatural, deadly, danger, splatter, gore, brutality, blood ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: europe, italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, scary, rough, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, isolation, danger, chaos, supernatural, survival, apocalypse, mad scientist, chaos and mayhem, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, rough, 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 ⇓
49%
 4.7
 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, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: voodoo, slasher, youth, swamp, danger, teenage life, supernatural, serial killer, survival, race against time, zombie, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Return of the Living Dead III (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Colonel Reynolds and his group of government scientists continue their work on re-animating the dead for military use. His son Curt uses a stolen security pass to sneak in with his thrill-seeking girlfriend Julie, with shocking, deadly results!
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, zombie, laboratory, gory, teenage life, homeless, supernatural, woman in danger, danger, wish come true, crimes, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, 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, quarantine, small town, soldier, apocalypse, survival, virus, danger, race against time, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, plague ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage seeking their favorite food: brains!
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, punk, cannibalism, back from the dead, mortician, paramedic, cemetery, attic, undead, crematorium, warehouse, nuclear ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, kentucky, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.5
 12K
Undead (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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, suspenseful, humorous, dark humor, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, small town, plague, danger, save the world, apocalypse, comet, back from the dead, invasion, zombie attack, eaten alive ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, political corruption, gory, soldier, mental institution, hospital, survival, chaos, supernatural, plague, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Zombie Holocaust (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After Malukan immigrants engage in a string of corpse mutilations at various New York City hospitals, a doctor and a morgue assistant travel to the Maluku Islands to investigate.
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, island, mad scientist, jungle, cannibal, mad doctor, gory, apocalypse, survival, supernatural, investigation, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vietnam, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 8K
The Dead (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the last evacuation flight out of war-torn Africa crashes off the coast, American Air Force Engineer Lieutenant Brian Murphy (ROB FREEMAN) emerges as the sole survivor in a land where the dead are returning to life and attacking the living.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak, serious
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, infected, danger, deadly, gory, wartime, chaos, on the road, supernatural, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: rough, scary, serious
Plot: survival, zombie, secret agent, undead, plague, danger, deadly, supernatural, chaos, mad scientist, apocalypse, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.6
 70K
Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
Style: rough, dark humor, suspense, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, danger, disease, illness, gory, drinking, in the woods, plague, small town, deadly, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 152K
[Rec] (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: plague, found footage, trapped, danger, deadly creature, videotaping, shooting, paranoia, cannibalism, characters in danger, infected, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.5
 4K
The Plague (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: All the worldwide children of less than nine years fall in coma at the same time. Ten years later, Tom Russel is released from prison after killing a man in a fight, and returns to his home town, more specifically to his older brother home, who has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, prison, apocalypse, escapades, crimes, chases and races, fugitives, violence spree, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, gory, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, vengeance, gore, ghost, maniac, gory, murder, slasher, zombie, isolation, small town life, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains.
Style: humorous, scary, rough, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, undead, gory, supernatural, disorder, deadly, suburbs, danger, chaos, chaos and mayhem, escapades, nosy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Graveyard Shift (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: John Hall is a drifter who wanders into a small town in Maine. He needs a job and decides to seek employment at the community's top business: a large textile mill. He is hired to work the "graveyard shift" -- from around midnight to ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, zombie, supernatural, deadly creature, boss and employee, mysterious character, dangerous animal, uncover truth, escapades, rescue, vampire, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.8
 674
Evilution (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An alien bacterium resurrects the dead on Earth.
Style: scary, exciting, rough, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, alien encounter, space and aliens, supernatural, chaos, gang, apocalypse, save the world, deadly, heroes, evil alien, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%