Movies like Hell of the Living Dead

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Hell of the Living Dead (1980)
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Hell of the Living Dead (1980)
Original name: Virus
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A tough female reporter and her cameraman boyfriend team up with a four-man commando unit in the New Guinea jungle whom are fighting flesh-eating zombies. NB: Not to be confused with the 1981 American-made film with the same title.
Style: scary, rough, serious, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, splatter, psychotronic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, race against time, heroes, supernatural, rescue, journalism, disorder, mad scientist, deadly creature, zombie apocalypse, jungle, plague, experiment gone awry, violence, walking dead, brutality, zombification, zombie violence, eaten alive, infection, doomsday, swat team, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: italy, spain, europe, barcelona, papua new guinea, barcelona spain

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Most similar movies to Hell of the Living Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and rough films with plots about gory, deadly, danger, zombie, blood splatter, survival and supernatural mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Hell of the Living Dead: Nightmare City (1980), Zombi 3 (1988), Mulberry Street (2006), Zombie (1979), Night Shadows (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Nightmare City (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, rescue, virus, airplane, countryside, survival, apocalypse, chaos, race against time, violence spree, infected, contamination ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, southern italy
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100%
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, priest, suicide, extreme violence, investigation, rescue, buried alive, living dead, psychic power, race against time, cemetery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980, 80s
Place: new england, usa, new york, georgia, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Zombi 3 (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, Philippines
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a terrorist's body, infected with a stolen chemical, is recovered by the US military, the corpse is cremated, unintentionally releasing the virus/bacteria into the atmosphere over a small island. Soon the infected populace mutate into ...
Style: splatter, scary, slasher, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, pregnancy, hotel, terrorist, corpse, military, scientist, infection, living dead, destiny, experiment gone awry, plague ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
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, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, future dystopia, survival, siege, back from the dead, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, heroes, soldier, escapades ...
Time: future, year 1995, 2000s, 90s
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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" ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cult, cannibalism, survival, rescue, isolation, back from the dead, chaos, trapped, cemetery, confinement indoors, group of strangers ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1967
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mulberry Street (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mysterious virus, carried by mutant rats, creates pandemonium in New York City in which rat-bite victims turn into homicidal rat-mutants. This movie centers on six tenants of a small apartment complex on the Lower East Side Mulberry Street as they ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, save the world, survival, dangerous animal, plague, rat, chaos, mad scientist, deadly creature, supernatural, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Day of the Dead (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 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, suspenseful, rough, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, insanity, virus, survival, living dead, chaos, deadly creature, mad scientist, underground bunker, cannibalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, chaos and mayhem, plague, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
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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, suspenseful, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, cannibalism, island, back from the dead, shark, voodoo, mad scientist, supernatural, survival, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
49%
Rats: Night of Terror (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One hundred years after a nuclear war has devastated the planet, society has been reborn into two factions; the underground society and the scavangers above in the wastelands. A group of scavangers on bikes come across a town infested with flesh ...
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: rat, mutant, apocalypse, dangerous animal, survival, deadly creature, save the world, chaos, laboratory, animal attack, eaten alive, survivor ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A zombie attack brings chaos to Harvardville Airport. Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield , who fought the sinister Umbrella Corporation during the Raccoon City tragedy 7 years ago, are back. In high-octane Resident Evil style, they're ready to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, infection, experiment gone awry, monster, genetically altered, chaos and mayhem, heroes, soldier, good versus evil, survival, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Cannibal Apocalypse (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Released from captivity in Vietnam, two American Army officers return to civilian life and discover they have acquired an insatiable taste for human flesh. A city is terrorised... as they stalk the inhabitants to satisfy their primitive appetites.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cannibal, maniac, plague, murder, vietnam war, zombie apocalypse, cannibalism, deadly virus, on the run, survival, chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, vietnam, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Diary of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, serious ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, back from the dead, found footage, chaos, death, survival, chase, cannibalism, filmmaker, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, serious, rough, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, infection, zombie apocalypse, shopping mall, survival, siege, back from the dead, rescue, helicopter, apocalypse, loss of loved one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Zombie Diaries (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the early part of the 21st Century, an unknown virus began spreading among the populous. Within weeks it had engulfed the entire planet, from the smallest communities to the greatest cities. Upon the death of its host, the virus would reanimate ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, futuristic
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, apocalypse, race against time, on the run, rescue, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: rough, scary, serious, brutal, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, supernatural, strong violent content, disorder, isolation, mad scientist, chaos, apocalypse, zombie outbreak, epidemic ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: scary, exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, chaos, supernatural, panic, death, curses spells and rituals, survival, youth, deadly creature, supernatural ability, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, italy, rome italy, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 21K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, hotel, apocalypse, survival, extinction, monster, military, good versus evil, sheriff, ghost town, quarantine ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 404K
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, tense, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, survival, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, epidemic, plague, fear, infected, rage, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england, big ben london, manchester ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, macabre, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, cannibalism, back from the dead, chaos, woman in danger, small town, apocalypse, death, eaten alive, farmhouse, hell on earth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1990
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 73K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, virus, graphic violence, zombie, plague, uncover truth, chaos, tv reporter, isolation, supernatural, confined, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, crypt, mad scientist, cannibalism, violence, survival horror, eaten alive, high society, brutality, death, monster ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: southern italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
42%
 5.6
 7K
Isolation (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a remote Irish farm, five people become unwilling participants in an experiment that goes nightmarishly wrong.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: infection, quarantine, experiment gone awry, survival, isolation, escapades, race against time, genetic engineering, countryside, laboratory, animal life, mutation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 21K
The Signal (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, psychopath, infidelity, apocalypse, survival, murder, violence spree, brutality, violent, zombie, supernatural, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.6
 872
Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an experiment to make the ultimate weapon goes wrong, a team of commandos is sent into a genetic research lab and end up getting stalked by a creature that looks a lot like the Predator
Style: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, rivalry, mad scientist, save the world, race against time, soldier, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Man's Best Friend (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A dog turns from man's best friend into man's worst nightmare as he attacks everything that moves.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer dog, mad scientist, chase, dog, survival, dangerous animal, supernatural, laboratory, experiment gone awry, investigation, genetic engineering, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%