Movies like Return of the Living Dead II

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Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
 5.7
 20K
Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
Original name: Return of the Living Dead Part II
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, parody, rough, slasher, suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic, sexy, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, suburbs, undead, supernatural, plague, escapades, chaos, experiment gone awry, disorder, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, nosy, toxic waste, survival, army, cemetery, living dead, lightning, decapitation, electrocution, zombie violence, survival horror, camp, small town, monster ...
Time: 80s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Return of the Living Dead II

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, humorous and rough films with plots about supernatural, deadly, zombie, gory, danger, escapades and experiment gone awry mostly in Horror, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Return of the Living Dead II: Re-Animator (1985), Night of the Creeps (1986), Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986), Zombie Strippers (2008), Parts of the Family (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Re-Animator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Style: splatter, humorous, scary, disturbing, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, overdose, reanimated corpse, bodies, dark humor, obsession, death, hospital, insanity, graphic violence, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, zurich switzerland, massachusetts
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100%
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, rough, suspenseful, slasher, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, punk, cemetery, crematorium, cannibalism, back from the dead, nuclear, mortician, strong violent content, experiment gone awry, supernatural, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, kentucky, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Night of the Creeps (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that ...
Style: suspenseful, not serious, splatter, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parasite, alien, zombie, survival, monster, undead, police, college, corpse, experiment, chaos and mayhem, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1959
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The pupils at a high school next to a nuclear power plant start acting and looking strange after buying contaminated drugs from a plant worker.
Style: humorous, not serious, semi serious, slasher, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, nudity (full frontal - brief), monster, school, contamination, superhuman powers, stoners, zombie, dark humor, gang, chaos, righting the wronged ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Zombie Strippers (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the not too distant future a secret government re-animation chemo-virus gets released into conservative Sartre, Nebraska and lands in an underground strip club. As the virus begins to spread, turning the strippers into "Super Zombie ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: strip club, zombie, experiment gone awry, deadly virus, race against time, nothing goes right, supernatural, chaos, plague, stripper, lap dance, survival ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Parts of the Family (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Beyond the front door of an old, decrepit house is buried a horrible and tragic past. One horryfing and gory night a family of four is brutally hacked to pieces. The only survivor is the young and beautiful housekeeper, Ella. When she steps out of ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous, parody ...
Plot: murder, zombie, deadly creature, confined, supernatural, survival, chaos, isolation, experiment gone awry, vengeance, escapades, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teenagers who, in an attempt to rescue their friend from an evil corporation, end up releasing a horde of blood thirsty zombies.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, deadly creature, escapades, rescue, survival, race against time, supernatural, plague, experiment gone awry, chaos and mayhem, chaos, undead ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A college student creates and sells a drug called 'Z' on campus which resurrects the living dead, who wreak havoc at a Halloween rave.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, slasher, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, rave, supernatural, disorder, chaos, college life, youth, school, college, experiment gone awry, undead, living dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Riding around on their motorbikes, a gang of tough women bikers are the only thing that stands between a crowd of zombies, which have been accidentally let out of their secure cave, and those still alive in the town.
Style: humorous, semi serious, slasher, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, small town, mad scientist, chase, apocalypse, supernatural, orphan, survival, plague, chaos and mayhem, small town life, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Beyond Re-Animator (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Once again tampering with mother nature to disastrous results, Dr. Herbert West continues his research while serving time in a maximum security prison for his previous exploits. West's limited prison-cell experiments are suddenly interrupted by ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, prison, afterlife, insanity, dark humor, experiment, convict, doctor, laboratory, survival, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 2K
Dead Meat (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Ireland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Helena and Martins vacation to Ireland quickly transforms into a nightmare as a virus which turns humans into flesh-eating zombies is starting to spread.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, rough, humorous, scary ...
Plot: zombie, survival, deadly creature, plague, supernatural, rescue, chaos, countryside, illness, disorder, experiment gone awry, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Blood Suckers from Outer Space (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Farmers in Texas become brainwashed bloodsuckers.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, vampire, farm, disorder, space and aliens, supernatural, deadly creature, escapades, survival, heroes, countryside, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.2
 1K
Watchers II (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A genetically re-engineered dog develops a psychic link with a monster created in a lab experiment which goes awry.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, strong violent content, graphic violence, buddies, pets, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, supernatural ability, heroes, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Redneck Zombies (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A barrel of radioactive waste is lost out in the woods. Some demented rednecks find it and use it as part of their still. Everybody who drinks from the liquor they produced turns into a zombie.
Style: slasher, semi serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, forest, disorder, chaos, friends, toxic, rivalry, heroes, mad scientist, survival, supernatural, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
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Blood Beach (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature responsible? Where does it live, and where did it come from? ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, slasher, parody, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, monster, investigation, supernatural, crimes, missing person, escapades, death, violence, brutality, murder, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Dead Hate the Living! (2000)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a renegade band of young filmmakers break into an abandoned hospital to make their horror epic, they stumble upon a real dead body and decide to use it in their movie. They accidentally bring it back to life, open a portal to a dead world that ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, semi serious, epic ...
Plot: zombie, afterlife, mad scientist, chaos, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, disorder, filmmaking, supernatural, escapades, violence, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 12K
C.H.U.D. (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, toxic, mutant, zombie, police investigation, experiment gone awry, bum, murder, crimes, survival, missing person, cannibal ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dead and Deader (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lt. Bobby Quinn is a Special Forces commando killed during a recon mission in the Cambodian jungle. But when Quinn interrupts his own stateside autopsy, he discovers that the rest of his dead squad has been resurrected with a ravenous apetite for ...
Style: semi serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infection, zombie, plastic surgeon, plague, escapades, survival, supernatural, a.i., apocalypse, mad scientist, deadly creature, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cambodia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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C.H.U.D. II - Bud the Chud (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A military experiment to create a race of super-warriors go awry, and legions of murderous zombies are unleased upon a surburan neighborhood.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, sexy, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, monster, mutant, halloween, reanimated corpse, experiment, mutation, corpse, infection, poodle, supernatural, prank ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Corpses (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, humorous
Plot: zombie, mortician, chaos, experiment gone awry, vengeance, supernatural, mad scientist, chaos and mayhem, small town, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Dr. Caligari (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mrs. Van Houten has shown signs of losing touch with reality, and her husband discusses possible treatment with Dr. Caligari, who says Mrs. Van Houten has a disease of the libido.
Style: psychotronic, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: surrealism, doctors and patients, murder, mental institution, sexual relations, experiment gone awry, obsession, plague, woman in danger, mental illness, disorder, transplant ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.3
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Zombie Town (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Local mechanic Jake LaFond's life is suddenly disrupted when mysterious parasites transform the law-abiding citizens of his quaint hometown into hoards of cannibalistic zombies. Isolated from the outside world by an accident on the only road ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Plot: plague, zombie, deadly creature, chaos, experiment gone awry, violence spree, isolation, survival, disorder, toxic, mad scientist, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
House of the Dead 2 (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Guesta Verde University, the deranged Professor Curien is trying to bring back the dead, killing students for the experiment. There is an outbreak of zombies in the campus, and the government sends a NSA medical research team, formed by Dr. ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, soldier, military, supernatural, survival, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, antidote, plague, apocalypse, college, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 3.9
 3K
Parasite (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Paul Dean has created a deadly parasite that is now attached to his stomach. He and his female companion, Patricia Welles, must find a way to destroy it while also trying to avoid Ricus, his rednecks, and an evil government agent named Merchant.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, experiment gone awry, save the world, future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, bio weapon, plague, gang, desert, parasite, on the run ...
Time: future, near future, 90s, year 1992, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
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Hide and Creep (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Residents of a small Southern town contend with bloodthirsty zombies, a mysterious flying saucer, and bad television reception.
Style: semi serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, humorous ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, small town, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), small town life, store, satire, female nudity, violence, zombie violence, flesh eating zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 2.9
 993
Zombie Wars (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Fifty years after a world-wide zombie epidemic had begun, a small group of rebel soldiers learn that intelligent zombies have begun breeding humans for food. The soldiers plan an all-out war to rid the Earth of the flesh-eating monsters for good, as ...
Style: bleak, scary, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: zombie, soldier, survival, supernatural, chaos, survival horror, plague, mentally challenged, escapades, heroes, breeding, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Last of the Living (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A contagious virus is turning everyone into zombies, and the only hope for survival lies in the hands of three couch potatoes.
Style: rough, humorous, suspenseful, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: survival, zombie, save the world, chaos, apocalypse, virus, human flesh, escapades, heroes, supernatural, survival horror, cult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Night Shadows (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When two brothers, Josh and Mike, go to a small southern town for a vacation, they find most of the residents either dead or missing. When Mike himself goes missing, Josh teams up with the local sheriff and an attractive school teacher to find him ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, mutant, small town, deadly creature, chaos, experiment gone awry, plague, toxic, motel, sheriff, infection ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Bride of Re-Animator (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Herbert West once again revives the dead. This time, he brings Dan's ex-girlfriend's heart back inside a 'perfect' body. Dr. Hill returns as the evil nemesis who lost his head.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: laboratory, police detective, mad scientist, zombie, good versus evil, experiment gone awry, perversion, corpse, experiment, reanimation, doctor, basement ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Humans vs Zombies (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dark Comedy and Horror unite in this satirical thriller based on the "Live Action Role-Playing" game of the same name. Students on summer break are exposed to a deadly virus that is spread rapidly through direct human contact. The infected ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, chaos, heroes, graphic violence, virus, zombie outbreak, zombie apocalypse, walking dead, flesh eating zombie, student ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%