Movies like Night of the Living Dead

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Night of the Living Dead (1968)
 7.9
 104K
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" horror film, and it greatly influenced the modern pop-culture zombie archetype.
Style: scary, rough, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious, surprise ending, psychotronic, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, survival, trapped, cult, isolation, rescue, cemetery, danger, chaos, back from the dead, human nature, apocalypse, confinement indoors, group of strangers, farm, siege, gun, house, barricade, cellar, gory, gas station, sibling relationship, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968, year 1967
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.

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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 suspenseful, scary, rough and serious films with plots about deadly, gory, zombie, danger, death, gore and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Night of the Living Dead: Zombie (1979), Cabin Fever (2002), Wrong Turn (2003), The Evil Dead (1981), The Crazies (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
100%
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos, cannibalism, back from the dead, danger, small town, woman in danger, apocalypse, living dead, death, hell on earth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ⇓
60%
Night of the Living Dead: 30th Anniversary Edition (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A re-edited version of Night of the Living Dead (1968) by a few members of its creative team, excluding director George Romero. It cuts 15 minutes from the original and replaces it with 15 minutes of newly-shot footage.
Plot: cemetery, zombie, gun, gas station, news reporter, ghoul, zombification, eyeglasses, soldier, necktie, techno music, reverend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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 ⇓
44%
 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 ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
38%
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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: 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 ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
35%
 6.1
 10K
The Crazies (1973)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Citizens of a small town are infected by a biological weapon that causes its victims to become violently insane. As uninfected citizens struggle to survive, the military readies its own response.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, plague, quarantine, virus, blood, death, murder, epidemic, military police, scientist, disease, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, asia, usa, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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 ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
32%
 6.5
 104K
The Crazies (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four friends find themselves trapped in their small hometown after they discover their friends and neighbors going quickly and horrifically insane.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, on the run, insanity, infected, quarantine, survival, chaos and mayhem, deadly virus, danger, army, small town, isolation ...
Place: iowa, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Five friends visiting their grandfather's house in the country are hunted and terrorized by a chain-saw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.
Style: banned film, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, hitchhiker, gas station, murder, cannibalism, chainsaw, van, slaughterhouse, psychopath, gory, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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 ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
29%
 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: scary, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, fear, deadly creature, trapped, tentacle, fog, fight, supermarket, insanity, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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 ⇓
28%
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Survival of the Dead (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On an island off the coast of North America, local residents simultaneously fight a zombie epidemic while hoping for a cure to return their un-dead relatives back to their human state.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, island, gory, survival, chaos and mayhem, danger, deadly, chaos, supernatural, deadly creature, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
 6.5
 145K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: demons, supernatural, gory, survival, zombie, curses spells and rituals, friendship, blood, brutality, violence, group of friends, demonic possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cop chases two hippies suspected of a series of Manson family-like murders; unbeknown to him, the real culprits are the living dead, brought to life with a thirst for human flesh after government officials conduct pest control experiments using ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hippie, zombie, countryside, slasher, morgue, undead, plague, ultrasound, murder, hospital, danger, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. When the family, accompanied by Bobby's Nanny and an attorney, enter the house they find themselves trapped ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, collector, family in danger, danger, inheritance, machine, violence, ghosts, gory, survival, estate ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 18K
The Beyond (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, surreal, bleak, scary ...
Plot: hotel, zombie, ghost, afterlife, gore, blood, violence, blindness, entrails, hell, undead, experiment ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surreal, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare, teenage life, high school, gory, back from the dead, teenager, fear, dreams, burned alive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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