Movies and TV shows like Fear the Walking Dead

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Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
 6.9
 103K
Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer that question.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, scary, bleak, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, chaos, parents and children, apocalypse, life is a bitch, danger, family relations, survival, family in danger, social decay, gory, human nature, society, single parent, plague, deadly, escapades, death, supernatural, undead, survival horror, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa

Most similar movies to Fear the Walking Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and bleak films and TV series with plots about survival, danger, chaos, zombie, deadly, supernatural and apocalypse mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Fear the Walking Dead: The Walking Dead (2010), Z Nation (2014), 28 Weeks Later (2007), 28 Days Later... (2002), World War Z (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, plague, post apocalypse, supernatural, walking dead, future dystopia, fear, death, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
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100%
 6.7
 30K
Z Nation (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country, a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood.
Style: exciting, absurd, suspenseful, tense, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, virus, chaos, gory, deadly, gunfight, supernatural, danger, on the road ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.0
 244K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, plague, zombie apocalypse, infected, chaos, mutant, danger, siblings relations, post apocalypse, virus, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ 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, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, plague, apocalypse, epidemic, rage, virus, research, scientist, quarantine, infected, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 560K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, serious, epic, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, deadly virus, save the world, scientist, infected, chaos, plague, un, self sacrifice, vaccine ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, jerusalem, south korea, philadelphia, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 3K
Dead Season (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It has been over one year since the start of the outbreak. Our society has collapsed and the world has descended into chaos. Elvis and Tweeter are two of the last people left alive, and band together to flee the United States for a remote island ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, social decay, chaos, on the run, danger, vestiges of humanity, society, deadly, apocalypse, island, cult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 642K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, zombie, loneliness, post apocalypse, future dystopia, plague, experiment, danger, isolation, chaos, infected ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.2
 1K
Autumn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The virus came so fast no one had time to prepare. Before the day was over, entire towns were decimated, and large cities became monumental tombs. Left with nothing but fading hope and the will to live, reclusive software consultant Michael (Dexter ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense
Plot: plague, zombie, apocalypse, isolation, survival, deadly creature, danger, save the world, chaos, virus, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
 72K
The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient ...
Style: captivating, scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infected, vampire, save the world, survival, scientist, supernatural, good versus evil, deadly virus, fate of humanity, plague, professor, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, apocalypse, one man army, danger, survival, monster, fate of humanity, scientist, experiment gone awry, heroine, threat ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.3
 2K
Remains (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story centers on two lone survivors of a bizarre accident that reduced most of the world's population to zombies. They take refuge in a vacant casino and fight a losing battle against the undead.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, futuristic, scary ...
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, supernatural, chaos, deadly, danger, gambling, life is a bitch, gory, casino, future dystopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 39K
Maggie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
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: suspenseful, touching, bleak, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, end of the world, terminal illness, death, plague, danger, survival horror, father daughter relationship, parents and children, life is a bitch, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.7
 2K
Aftermath (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Searching for a happy ending to a tale of unimaginable disaster and horror, nine strangers find themselves holed up together in a farmhouse cellar in rural Texas. The United States has hastily become embroiled in World War 3. A young doctor named ...
Style: bleak, serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, chaos, escapades, confined, isolation, danger, blood, baseball bat, child, nuclear, radiation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 16K
Black Summer (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: In the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, complete strangers band together to find the strength they need to survive and get back to loved ones.
Style: suspense, dark, atmospheric, bleak, tense
Plot: zombie, panic, death, blood, summer, escapades, chaos, survival, mother daughter relationship, apocalypse, escape, army ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Extinction: The G.M.O. Chronicles (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Retrovirus, which was conceived as a tool for industrial genetic engineering, has gotten out of control and is spreading rapidly. While it crosses all organisms within our ecological system completely indiscriminately (mixing plant with animal and ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: zombie, survivor, extinction, isolation, epidemic, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, death, survival, danger, chaos, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 2.6
 424
Descendents (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In an undefined future, the earth has been destroyed by man, and the air polluted with a mysterious virus that turns humans into zombies. Only a few children are immune to the disease and have adapted to these extreme conditions and survived. ...
Style: scary, bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, destiny, survival, future dystopia, deadly, bounty hunter, chaos, life is a bitch, heroes, danger, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 83K
Falling Skies (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, danger, vestiges of humanity, alien invasion, resistance, space and aliens, heroes, ufo, apocalypse, alien encounter, survival, worldwide chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 2.1
 588
Zombex (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: ZOMBEX tells the story of a post-Katrina New Orleans as it deals with a new disaster, a zombie apocalypse. NOLA residents are no longer experiencing the depression and post-traumatic stress due to the trauma of the hurricane, thanks to the ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, danger, chaos, supernatural, survival, deadly, gory, chaos and mayhem, escapades, post traumatic stress, anti depressant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 20K
The Mist (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A small town family is torn apart by a brutal crime. As they deal with the fallout an eerie mist rolls in, suddenly cutting them off from the rest of the world, and in some cases, each other.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, twists and turns, bleak, breathtaking
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: survival, danger, supernatural, small town, salvation, stephen king, suicide, mysticism, monster
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 17K
Dead Set (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: During a fictional series of Big Brother, a zombie outbreak occurs, but the house-mates are unaware of the impending doom outside of the Big Brother House.
Style: dark humor, bleak, scary, suspense, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, cannibalism, survival, danger, confined, society, human nature, death, deadly, gory, reality tv ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.6
 905
The Collapsed (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the wake of the end of the world, a family of four desperately tries to survive. Their goal: escaping the city and traveling to the rural community they once called home. The constant threat of a violent death forcing them to stay as far away ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, family in danger, on the run, life is a bitch, gory, chaos, in the woods, end of the world, virus, chaos and mayhem, nightmare comes true ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Edges of Darkness (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three interconnected tales of terror set against the backdrop of a zombie apocalypse.
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, scary, exciting
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, survival, plague, obsession, rivalry, danger, future dystopia, life is a bitch, chaos, addiction, undead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Days of Darkness (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a comet strikes Earth and kicks up a cloud of toxic dust, hundreds of humans join the ranks of the living dead. But there's bad news for the survivors: The newly minted zombies are hell-bent on eradicating every last person from the ...
Style: serious, bleak, scary, suspenseful
Plot: plague, zombie, survival, deadly creature, apocalypse, supernatural, danger, chaos, rescue, deadly, gory, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 2.8
 1K
Infected (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A blood virus infects a small group of hunters turning a father and son trip into a fight for survival.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, infection, danger, zombie apocalypse, wilderness, supernatural, chaos, gory, deadly, family relations, countryside, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 35
Vitamin Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Apocalypse. Every culture has a story describing the end of the world. Some see it as a time of judgment, others as a time of cleansing, and others still see it as just an end. But no one could have predicted how it would really happen. Two years ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, survival, bio weapon, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, chaos, supernatural, deadly, infected, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
State of Emergency (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos consumes a small town when a chemical facility explodes releasing a deadly toxin. Moments after the leak, the town's residents show signs of mutation, causing the military to quarantine the area leaving any survivors helpless and trapped ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Plot: zombie, survival, danger, isolation, plague, deadly, quarantine, chaos, small town, rooftop, insulin, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, futuristic ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, found footage, back from the dead, chaos, danger, cannibalism, zombie apocalypse, death, survival, gory, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.9
 964
Dead Within (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set six months after a deadly outbreak has all but ended the human race, a man and woman have survived by isolating themselves in a remote cabin and never opening the door. Now they don’t have a choice. Starved for resources, they must confront ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: infection, isolation, zombie, survival, danger, plague, couple relations, supernatural, apocalypse, domestic disturbance, deadly, cabin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.6
 4K
Mutants (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A nasty virus has spread throughout the human race turning the population into something ...else. After a brief setup (and a messy hit and run) we’re introduced to an ambulance and its four occupants. Sonia (Helene de Fougerolles) and Marco ...
Style: bleak, tense, scary, rough, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, survival, zombie, deadly virus, mutation, danger, supernatural, isolation, love and romance, life is a bitch, deadly, infection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.5
 3K
Antisocial (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five university friends gather at a house party to ring in the New Year. Unbeknownst to them, an epidemic has erupted outside, causing outbreaks around the world. With nowhere else to turn, they barricade themselves indoors with only their phones, ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, buddies, deadly, danger, isolation, chaos, friendship, plague, college, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%