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, serious, tense, suspense, disturbing, remake of cult film, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos, cannibalism, back from the dead, danger, small town, woman in danger, apocalypse, living dead, death, hell on earth, eaten alive, farmhouse, wilderness, cemetery, sole survivor, attack, chainsaw, gory, deadly, supernatural, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, escapades ...
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, rough, suspenseful and serious films with plots about zombie, deadly, danger, gory, survival, supernatural and apocalypse mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Night of the Living Dead: The Evil Dead (1981), FleshEater (1988), Zombie (1979), Venom (2005), Eaters (2011). 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: scary, dark humor, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, necronomicon, demonic possession, evil, occult, gory, log cabin, monster, cult, axe, stabbing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, michigan
⇓ 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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, survival, trapped, cult, isolation, rescue, cemetery, danger, chaos, back from the dead, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos and mayhem, siege, group of strangers, apocalypse, mass murder, gory, death, shopping mall, virus, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, satanic
Plot: zombie, extreme violence, splatter, in the woods, deadly creature, gory, rescue, survival, violence spree, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, island, shark, violence, tropical island, gory, cannibalism, mad scientist, back from the dead, plague, survival, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: scary, tense, suspenseful, rough, futuristic ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, back from the dead, chaos, danger, found footage, death, survival, gory, cannibalism, chase, transformation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, future dystopia, gory, mercenary, siege, survivor, back from the dead, heroic mission, danger, escapades ...
Time: future, year 1995, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, drugs/alcohol, gory, small town, farm, survival, isolation, danger, deadly, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, remake of american film
Plot: zombie, survival, gory, chaos, farm, isolation, danger, apocalypse, deadly, supernatural, walking dead, zombie attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, survival, helicopter, siege, violence, apocalypse, infection, danger, motorcycle gang, martial law, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, gore, slasher, violence, suicide, flesh eating, living dead, demon, extreme violence, priest, cemetery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: new england, usa, georgia, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, insanity, mad scientist, apocalypse, living dead, zombie apocalypse, disembodied head, gory, cannibalism, siege, cure ...
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, party, crypt, gory, mad scientist, supernatural, deadly, danger, gore, splatter, brutality, blood ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: southern italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, teenage life, danger, serial killer, supernatural, survival, race against time, curses spells and rituals, back from the dead ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, mad scientist, gory, survival, danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, chaos, disorder, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: rough, scary, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, small town, quarantine, soldier, survival, apocalypse, deadly creature, virus, race against time, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, plague ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gang, laboratory, gory, experiment gone awry, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural, criminal's revenge, gangsters, soldier ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, small town, survival, save the world, comet, danger, apocalypse, plague, farmhouse, back from the dead, invasion, zombie attack ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, island, mad scientist, jungle, cannibal, mad doctor, gory, apocalypse, deadly creature, undead, experiment, survival ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, vietnam, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, scary, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, punk, paramedic, undead, crematorium, attic, cemetery, warehouse, walking dead, gory, cannibalism, mortician ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: kentucky, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, gory, deadly creature, mad scientist, hospital, man versus machine, mental institution, race against time, survival, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: dark humor, rough, suspense, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, danger, disease, illness, gory, small town, plague, in the woods, deadly, lodge, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, danger, infected, gory, wartime, deadly, reluctant partners, on the road, chaos and mayhem, end of the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.1
 100K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, slasher, manhunt, cannibalism, disfigurement, chase, danger, isolation, friendship, gory, youth, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, gore, ghost, maniac, vengeance, gory, deadly creature, slasher, zombie, serial killer, murder, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: plague, deadly creature, infected, isolation, cannibalism, paranoia, shooting, found footage, supernatural, bite, obsession, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, rough, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, dangerous animal, zombie, deadly creature, ghost, supernatural, slasher, rescue, survival, boss and employee, psychopath, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: scary, humorous, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, undead, gory, deadly creature, suburbs, slasher, parody, survival, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, rough, scary
Plot: survival, zombie, undead, secret agent, deadly creature, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, danger, deadly, chaos, supernatural, mad scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.8
 668
Evilution (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An alien bacterium resurrects the dead on Earth.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: zombie, alien encounter, deadly creature, evil alien, save the world, apocalypse, space and aliens, supernatural, danger, deadly, chaos, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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