Movies and TV shows like The Stand

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The Stand (1994)
 7.2
 32K
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, good versus evil, deadly virus, catastrophe, supernatural, race against time, psychic, survival, danger, survivor, adventure, save the world, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, 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 ...

Most similar movies to The Stand

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and tense films and TV series with plots about danger, escapades, survival, heroes, death, catastrophe and apocalypse mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Stand: Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010), 28 Days Later... (2002), The Walking Dead (2010), Storm of the Century (1999), World War Z (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Stand (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, tense, suspenseful
Plot: post apocalypse, god or devil, epidemic, deadly virus, future dystopia, devil, survivor, fighting illness, adventure, save the world, laboratory, escapades ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, apocalypse, good versus evil, survival, undead, biohazard, distopia, deadly virus, infected, zombie apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa, japan, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, apocalypse, epidemic, survival, plague, post apocalypse, fear, rage, infected, research, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, manchester ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, plague, supernatural, walking dead, fear, graphic violence, death, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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: village, storm, island, suicide, murder, blizzard, supernatural, secret, stranger, demon, jail, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 594K
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: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, save the world, scientist, deadly virus, end of the world, plague, infected, asthma, chaos, un ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem, israel, atlantic ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Day of Resurrection (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, Canada
Duration: 156 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: disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, experiment gone awry, survival, catastrophe, nuclear holocaust, genetic engineering, chaos, race against time, air disaster, rivalry, escapades, heroes ...
Time: year 1981, year 1982, year 1988, year 1983, 80s
Place: antarctica, washington d.c., manhattan new york city, moscow russia, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.5
 29K
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, genetically altered, life is a bitch, bio weapon, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, transformation ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1975, year 1977, near future
Place: los angeles, usa, california, china, woodstock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 678K
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, suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, plague, loneliness, future dystopia, isolation, experiment, heroes, deadly creature, quarantine ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.8
 22K
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, good versus evil, fate of humanity, supernatural, chaos, chosen one, danger, soldier, save the world, survival, supernatural ability, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, texas, houston texas, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.2
 98K
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, apocalypse, good versus evil, demons, save the world, chaos, desert, supernatural, religion, heroic mission, survival, god ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Children of Dune (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 235 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, good versus evil, heroic mission, political unrest, imaginary, leadership, escapades, space opera, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: tragic hero, supernatural, race against time, good versus evil, heroes, danger, revenge, murder, heroic mission, adventurer, adventure, obsessive quest ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: paris france, california, rome italy, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: antidote, apocalypse, zombie, vampire, survival, end of the world, blood, plague, steak, cemetery, dead man, disease ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
 8K
Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: 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, tense, captivating, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, plague, survival, deadly virus, group of strangers, danger, doctor, scientist, politician, chaos, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 wars, space travel, future dystopia, imaginary, outer space, androids and robots, space battle, obsessive quest, space and aliens, good versus evil, survivor, adventure ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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, race against time, danger, adventure, government agency, heroic mission, save the planet, universe, car accident, astronomer ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia, africa, pentagon, taj mahal, sydney australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 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: apocalypse, rescue, danger, evacuation, race against time, soldier, daring rescue, save the world, government agency, atomic bomb, martial arts, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, antarctica, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Andromeda Strain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 174 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, laboratory, bacteria, danger, deadly, cure, disease, biohazard, survival, catastrophe, satellite, deadly virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 70s
Place: usa, utah, los angeles, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
 80K
Revolution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, adventure, survival, fate of humanity, society, nanotechnology, chaos, worldwide chaos, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, danger ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 43K
Carriers (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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, suspense, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, virus, infection, biohazard, post apocalyptic, pandemic, post apocalypse, plague, deadly virus, friendship, road trip, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Shannara Chronicles (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A young Healer armed with an unpredictable magic guides a runaway Elf in her perilous quest to save the peoples of the Four Lands from an age-old Demon scourge.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, elf, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, supernatural, danger, heroes, demon, love triangle, betrayal, young heroes ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, danger, race against time, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, zombie, disease, survival, life is a bitch, supernatural, rivalry, deadly, danger, future dystopia, apocalypse, plague ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.1
 18K
Dune (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, Italy
Duration: 292 min.
TV show
Story: A three part mini-series based on Frank Herbert's classic Science Fiction novel entailing politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, bleak, epic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prophecy, space and aliens, space wars, battles, space opera, space travel, chosen one, imaginary, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, distant planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 3K
Impact (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: While the entire world watches the largest meteor shower in 10,000 years, a rogue asteroid, hidden by the meteor field, smashes into the moon in a tremendous explosion of rock and debris. Fragments from the asteroid, and even from the moon itself, ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: asteroids and comets, meteor shower, astronaut, apocalypse, moon, save the planet, survival, chaos, collision, danger, escapades, adventure ...
Place: washington d.c., paris france, berlin germany, new mexico, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.2
 2K
Meteor (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
Story: Somewhere on the outskirts of our solar system, the unthinkable occurs. A giant asteroid collides with a smaller one and changes direction - headed directly toward The Earth. The burning meteor rain that beats down with devastating force, is only a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, disaster movie
Plot: save the world, comet, catastrophe, race against time, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, meteor, meteorite, danger, adventure, deadly, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, exciting, suspenseful, clever, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, androids and robots, outer space, apocalypse, battles, space and aliens, rescue, survival, imaginary, survivor, extinction ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.5
 227K
Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, psychic, superhero, save the world, teleportation, stopped time, heroes, heroic mission, danger, good versus evil, supernatural, villain ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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