Movies like Night of the Living Dead

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Night of the Living Dead (1968)
 7.9
 100K
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, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, suspense, psychotronic, surprise ending, gothic, tragic ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, siege, survival, isolation, trapped, cult, cemetery, cellar, barricade, house, gun, farm, gory, cannibalism, danger, rescue, chaos, back from the dead, sibling relationship, gas station, confined, deadly, human nature, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967, year 1968, 1960s
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 scary, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about zombie, deadly, gory, danger, survival, supernatural and apocalypse mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Night of the Living Dead: Zombie (1979), The Evil Dead (1981), Cabin Fever (2002), The Dead (2010), Wrong Turn (2003). 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: scary, suspenseful, cynical, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, helicopter, survival, siege, violence, gore, apocalypse, infected, motorcycle gang, infection, biker ...
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, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, chainsaw, attack, gory, chaos, survival, cannibalism, back from the dead, danger, small town, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: zombie, black man white woman relationship, injured child, necktie, eyeglasses, gun, radiation, rifle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, basement, fire, car accident ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
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, infected, death, shopping mall, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 22K
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, plague, gory, cannibalism, mad scientist, back from the dead, survival, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: 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, disembodied head, zombie apocalypse, gory, cannibalism, siege, cure ...
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, small town, gory, drugs/alcohol, farm, survival, isolation, danger, deadly, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
44%
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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: scary, tense, futuristic, rough, serious ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, chaos, back from the dead, danger, supernatural, survival, found footage, death, mummy, chase, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, future dystopia, survival, zombie apocalypse, gory, skyscraper, mercenary, arson, siege, back from the dead, drugs/alcohol, urban ...
Time: future, 1990s, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 163K
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: log cabin, zombie, supernatural, necronomicon, evil, demonic possession, occult, gory, monster, cult, axe, isolation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 68K
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, scary, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: danger, virus, survival, disease, illness, gory, small town, plague, in the woods, deadly, lodge, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, on the road, reluctant partners, gory, u.s. air force, wartime, chaos and mayhem, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 98K
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, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, manhunt, slasher, disfigurement, cannibalism, chase, gory, danger, friendship, isolation, youth, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: virginia, west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, rough, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, punk, undead, paramedic, crematorium, cemetery, attic, warehouse, walking dead, gory, cannibalism, mortician ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: kentucky, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ...
Plot: zombie, party, crypt, gory, mad scientist, supernatural, deadly, danger, gore, splatter, brutality, blood ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, satanic
Plot: zombie, extreme violence, splatter, deadly creature, in the woods, gory, rescue, survival, violence spree, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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 ⇓
35%
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, slasher, gore, buried alive, violence, suicide, surrealism, priest, extreme violence, flesh eating, living dead ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: new england, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 9K
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, disease, epidemic, military police, scientist, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, asia, usa, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Dead 2: India (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Sequel to the Ford brothers The Dead. The action moves to India.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, plague, danger, chaos and mayhem, battles, farm, life is a bitch, deadly, on the run, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, small town, quarantine, soldier, survival, apocalypse, deadly creature, virus, race against time, infected, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
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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, gory, mad scientist, survival, danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, chaos, disorder, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, rough, 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 ⇓
32%
 4.8
 650
Before Dawn (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An estranged couple's vacation to save their troubled relationship goes awry when they find themselves under attack from the walking dead
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, village, survival, isolation, danger, deadly, supernatural, crumbling marriage, chaos and mayhem, woman in danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, slasher, countryside, ultrasound, undead, plague, morgue, murder, hospital, danger, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 142K
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: supernatural, demons, gory, survival, zombie, curses spells and rituals, friendship, isolation, in the woods, blood, brutality, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 17K
Demons (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of people are trapped in a West Berlin movie theater infested with ravenous demons who proceed to kill and possess the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, danger, chaos, prostitute, pimp, gory, deadly creature, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, survival ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, rome italy, italy, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Zombie Killers: Elephant's Graveyard (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young militia is all that stands between a coming dead horde and their rural town decimated by the fracking industry.
Style: serious, bleak, rough, scary
Plot: zombie, walking dead, monster, creature, countryside, gory, plague, danger, deadly, soldier, leadership, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%