Movies and TV shows like The Stand 1994

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The Stand (1994)
 7.2
 34K
The Stand (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 361 min.
TV show
Story: The human race is wiped out by a government invented super flu. The remaining survivors take sides in the forces of good and evil. A mysterious old woman who is a servant of God and a powerful and deadly man who might be the devil himself. A gas station attendant, a rock star, a mute, a professor, a farmer, a socialite, a mildly retarded man, a judge, a teenager, a mother, and a nerd take forces.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, tense, rough, captivating, suspenseful, saga, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, plague, pandemic, deadly virus, supernatural, good versus evil, future dystopia, race against time, psychic, survival, danger, survivor, post apocalypse, adventure, save the world, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, end of the world, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, deadly, redemption, betrayal, virus, laboratory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, las vegas, new york, texas, los angeles, california, louisiana ...

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Most similar movies to The Stand

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, tense and suspense films and TV series with plots about danger, survival, apocalypse, death, escapades, deadly and catastrophe mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Stand: Storm of the Century (1999), Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010), 28 Days Later (2002), The Walking Dead (2010), World War Z (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Storm of the Century (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 257 min.
TV show
Story: A very powerful blizzard hits the fictional small town of Little Tall Island off the coast of Maine. All access off the island is blocked, and no one is able to leave the island until the storm is over. While trying to deal with the storm, tragedy ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, intense, exciting ...
Plot: storm, village, suicide, island, stranger, murder, blizzard, supernatural, secret, demon, jail, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, France, Canada, UK, China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, future dystopia, female warrior, apocalypse, good versus evil, deadly virus, survival, zombie apocalypse, powerful corporation, biohazard, infected ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa, tokyo, california, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 20K
The Stand (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 510 min.
TV show
Story: After the world is decimated by a man-made plague, a battle of literally Biblical proportions ensues between the survivors.
Style: rough, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: post apocalypse, god or devil, deadly virus, epidemic, devil, survivor, future dystopia, wilderness, fighting illness, save the world, laboratory, adventure ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 390K
28 Days Later (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, epidemic, post apocalypse, survival, plague, infected, fear, zombie apocalypse, rage, research ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester, manchester england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, survival, post apocalypse, plague, danger, walking dead, future dystopia, fear, vestiges of humanity, graphic violence ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, america, atlanta, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 622K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Malta
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, epic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, zombie apocalypse, save the world, end of the world, scientist, epidemic, plague, deadly virus, infected, asthma, un ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem, israel, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.5
 7K
The Swarm (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Scientist Dr. Bradford Crane and army general Thalius Slater join forces to fight an almost invisible enemy threatening America; killer bees that have deadly venom and attack without reason. Disaster movie-master Irwin Allen's film contains ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, bee, military, danger, rescue, race against time, antidote, panic, heroic mission, chaos, deadly creature, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, texas, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Day of Resurrection (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Scientists in Antarctica desperately try to find a cure to a military virus that was released in a plane crash and has wiped out the rest of the world.
Style: bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, experiment gone awry, survival, chaos, genetic engineering, nuclear holocaust, race against time, catastrophe, air disaster, escapades, heroes, save the world ...
Time: year 1981, year 1988, year 1983, year 1982, 80s
Place: antarctica, usa, london, new york, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 30K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, zombie, isolation, danger, heroic mission, vestiges of humanity, life is a bitch, bio weapon, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, transformation ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1975, year 1977, near future
Place: los angeles, usa, ussr, soviet union, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.2
 709K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, experiment, isolation, heroes, deadly creature, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 23K
Dominion (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Dominion is an epic supernatural drama set in the near future. Specifically, 25 years after "The Extinction War," when an army of lower angels, assembled by the archangel Gabriel, waged war against mankind. The archangel Michael, turning ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: angel, fate of humanity, good versus evil, danger, soldier, chosen one, supernatural, survival, save the world, supernatural ability, future dystopia, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
10.5: Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
TV show
Story: A jolted West Coast deals with the deadly aftereffects of a massive tremor in this sequel to the disaster drama 10.5. Concerned that a widening fault line may set off two nuclear reactors, seismologist Samantha Hill (Kim Delaney) contacts the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, survival, rescue, save the world, chaos, apocalypse, forces of nature, escapades, danger, race against time, save the day, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, washington d.c., oregon, denver colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.6
 8K
Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Survivors was a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC. It depicts the lives of a group of people who survived a virulent unknown strain of influenza which has wiped out most of the human species. According to the producers, ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, deadly virus, plague, politician, survival, danger, group of strangers, chaos, doctor, scientist, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Robert Morgan is the last man on earth, as far as he can tell. A plague killed everyone else on the planet several years ago. He was immune to it, and can only guess why. Vampires that were formerly human attack Morgan's home every night
Style: atmospheric, bleak, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: antidote, zombie, apocalypse, vampire, survival, end of the world, plague, dead man, cigarette smoking, new car, blood transfusion, short wave radio ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 102K
Legion (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope for survival lies in a group of strangers trapped in an out-of-the-way, desert diner with the Archangel Michael.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: angel, good versus evil, apocalypse, demons, save the world, god, supernatural, fallen angel, prophecy, heroes, heroic mission, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north america, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, future dystopia, space battle, imaginary, obsessive quest, androids and robots, outer space, space and aliens, escapades, good versus evil, survivor ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 117K
Priest (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In an alternate world, humanity and vampires have warred for centuries. After the last Vampire War, the veteran Warrior Priest lives in obscurity with other humans inside one of the Church's walled cities. When the Priest's niece is ...
Style: dark fantasy, scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, post apocalypse, good versus evil, supernatural, vampire hunter, future dystopia, danger, distopia, human versus monster, vampire slayer, master warrior, disobey ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Frank Herbert's Children of Dune (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 266 min.
TV show
Story: Under Paul ‘Muad'Dib’ Atreides' rule as Emperor, the planet Arrakis has enjoyed a renaissance. However, the revolution that Muad'dib inspired has transformed into a brutal jihad that has plunged all of humanity into a bitter, ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: desert, adventure, imaginary kingdom, space travel, heroic mission, good versus evil, leadership, imaginary, escapades, political unrest, space opera, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 3.7
 2K
Supernova (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A international science conference is held in Australia when Dr. Austin Shepard mysteriously disappears Dr. Shepard's colleague, Christopher Richardson and other people are soon faced with the reality of an impending crisis and an attempt to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, survival, apocalypse, danger, race against time, astronomer, adventure, save the planet, government agency, escapades, heroic mission, universe ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia, africa, pentagon, taj mahal, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Highlander: The Source (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Lithuania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The world is falling into chaos. As he roams a crumbling city, Duncan MacLeod, the Highlander, remembers happier times before the love of his life left... Hopeless and alone, MacLeod finds his way to a band of immortal companions, including his ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, tragic hero, race against time, danger, heroes, murder, revenge, adventurer, adventure, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: eastern europe, rome italy, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 45K
Carriers (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus.A deadly virus has spread across the globe. Contagion is everywhere, no one is safe and no one can be trusted. Four young attractive people race through the back ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, virus, pandemic, infection, biohazard, deadly virus, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, plague, road trip, friendship, trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.6
 1K
Scorcher (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, evacuation, apocalypse, race against time, soldier, daring rescue, save the world, government agency, atomic bomb, destiny, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, antarctica, pacific ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.3
 3K
I Am Omega (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Last Man Alive Must Battle a Planet of the Dead. [An Asylum film.]
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, zombie, disease, survival, life is a bitch, supernatural, rivalry, deadly, danger, apocalypse, future dystopia, plague ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, androids and robots, space and aliens, outer space, apocalypse, space battle, heroes, battles, rescue, survival, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Andromeda Strain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A U.S. satellite crash-lands near a small town in Utah, unleashing a deadly plague that kills virtually everyone except two survivors, who may provide clues to immunizing the population. As the military attempts to quarantine the area, a team of ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, harsh, futuristic ...
Plot: plague, biohazard, laboratory, bacteria, danger, deadly, cure, disease, virus, survival, evil alien, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 70s
Place: usa, utah, los angeles, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 43K
Maggie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There's a deadly zombie epidemic threatening humanity, but Wade, a small-town farmer and family man, refuses to accept defeat even when his daughter Maggie becomes infected. As Maggie's condition worsens and the authorities seek to ...
Style: scary, touching, suspenseful, bleak, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, terminal illness, death, plague, danger, virus, survival horror, father daughter relationship, end of the world, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2015
Place: usa, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 125K
Daybreakers (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the year 2019, a plague has transformed almost every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vampires on a way to save ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, future dystopia, epidemic, distopia, immortality, pandemic, supernatural, plague, vampirism, vestiges of humanity, hi-tech, starvation ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2019, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Category 7: The End of the World (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 169 min.
TV show
Story: It's tornadoes, hurricanes, electrical storms, and mass destruction as the effects of global warming brew into a super storm that threatens to rend the earth with an unprecedented power. Beautiful scientist Faith Clavell, storm chaser Tommy ...
Style: disaster movie, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: global warming, tornado, apocalypse, forces of nature, survival, chaos, demolished city, save the day, imaginary, save the world, deadly, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san antonio texas, south dakota, new york, michigan, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, 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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, deadly creature, race against time, danger, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 4K
Jeremiah (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jeremiah is an American television series starring Luke Perry and Malcolm-Jamal Warner that ran on the Showtime network from 2002 to 2004. The series takes place in a post-apocalyptic future where most of the adult population has been wiped out by a ...
Style: atmospheric, futuristic, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, plague, survival, post apocalypse, chaos, chaos and mayhem, vestiges of humanity, worldwide chaos, survivor, prophecy, future dystopia, refugee ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%