Movies and TV shows like Fear the Walking Dead

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Fear the Walking Dead
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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, chaos, gory, danger, life is a bitch, social decay, parents and children, family in danger, family relations, human nature, apocalypse, deadly, supernatural, single parent, plague, escapades, society, undead, survival horror, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, gore, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Strain
Drama, Horror, Thriller
USA
43 min.
 7.4
28 Days Later...
Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
UK
113 min.
 7.6
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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 danger, survival, deadly, supernatural, gory, escapades and apocalypse mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Fear the Walking Dead: The Walking Dead (2010), Z Nation (2014), Carriers (2009), The Strain (2014), 28 Weeks Later (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Walking Dead
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, 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: bleak, tense, captivating, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie apocalypse, death, walking dead, supernatural, survivor, killings, future dystopia, blood splatter, characters in danger, gory, undead ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia
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System:   95%
    User:   92%
 
 6.7
 26K
Z Nation
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: tense, exciting, macabre, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie apocalypse, virus, on the road, gory, adaptation, gunfight, chaos, weapons, loneliness, brutality, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   90%
 
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 6.0
 38K
Carriers
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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, suspense, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virus, survival, road trip, post apocalyptic, brothers, infection, life is a bitch, death, friendship, plague, humanity, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
 7.4
 69K
The Strain
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: suspenseful, captivating, bleak, macabre, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, danger, deadly, supernatural, save the world, infected, heroic mission, vampire slayer, chaos and mayhem, gory, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   100%
 
 7.0
 233K
28 Weeks Later
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: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, virus, mutant, gory, end of the world, zombie apocalypse, plague, chaos, on the run, survivor, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   100%
 
 7.2
 250K
The Mist
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, bad ending, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, fog, catastrophe, stephen king, fight, giant insect, religious fanatic, blood, human versus monster, supermarket ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   33%
 
28 Days Later...
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, tense, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, virus, gory, violence, brutality, hospital, death, end of the world, apocalypse, male nudity, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, manchester england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   32%
 
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 6.5
 38K
Stake Land
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned towns and cities, and it's up to Mister, a death ...
Style: bleak, scary, road movie, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, gory, supernatural, coming of age, orphan, apocalypse, zombie, post apocalyptic, on the road, gore, mentor ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   27%
 
 7.2
 606K
I Am Legend
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, survival, apocalypse, loneliness, dog, sacrifice, cancer, chase, vampire, dystopic future, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   25%
 
 6.1
 30K
Splinter
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When their plans for a nature trip go awry, Polly and boyfriend Seth decide to check into a motel. On their way, they're carjacked and kidnapped by low-rent crooks Dennis and Lacey, who take the victims and their SUV to a nearby gas station. ...
Style: bleak, bloody, scary, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, zombie, isolation, death, virus, transformation, infected, infection, hit by a car, creature, blood splatter, torn in half ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   32%
 
 5.5
 8K
Carrie
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both classmates at her school, and her own religious, but abusive, mother.
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, social misfits, gory, high school, supernatural ability, youth, supernatural, parents and children, teenage life, revenge, mother daughter relationship, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   35%
 
The Hills Have Eyes
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, harsh, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, cannibalism, desert, gory, blood, violence, brutality, violent, family in danger, danger, stranded, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, mine, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
 4.9
 2K
The Rats
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: dangerous animal, rat, survival, gory, deadly creature, danger, urban, rebellion, power outage, hospital, experiment gone awry, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   29%
 
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The Amityville Horror
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, gory, insanity, mystery, supernatural, murder, family in danger, transformation, domestic disturbance, death, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   32%
 
The Dead 2: India
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Sequel to the Ford brothers The Dead. The action moves to India.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, plague, danger, chaos and mayhem, battles, life is a bitch, deadly, farm, on the run, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   27%
 
 7.2
 80K
Falling Skies
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, resistance, alien encounter, heroes, vestiges of humanity, survival, danger, adventure, gunfight, apocalypse, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   31%
 
 6.0
 19K
The Woman
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A lawyer puts his family in jeopardy when he captures the last member of a violent clan and tries to forcibly tame her.
Style: rough, twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: captivity, brutality, mysterious character, small town, torture, suffering, sadism, confined, unlikely criminals, sexual sadism, revenge, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
 4.8
 3K
Dead Season
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: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, island, on the run, survival, plague, chases and races, danger, deadly, supernatural, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   23%
 
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Dawn of the Dead
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
Style: scary, rough, dark humor, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, virus, end of the world, gory, death, violence, brutality, chaos and mayhem, mass murder, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   24%
 
 7.4
 20K
Colony
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In the near future a family must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together with trying to survive. They live in Los Angeles, which has been occupied by a force of outside intruders. While some people have chosen to collaborate with ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: colony, occupation, survival, evil alien, family in danger, resistance, rebellion, imaginary, rebelliousness, couple relations, parents and children, deadly ...
Time: future
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   22%
 
Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The deceased have risen with the instinct to feed on the living as a family is trapped during a zombie apocalypse. Wales. Based on George A. Romero's classic "Night of the Living Dead".
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, remake of american film
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos, isolation, gory, walking dead, zombie attack, farm, danger, apocalypse, deadly, farmhouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   23%
 
 5.9
 14K
The Horde
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A posse of crooked cops, malevolent gangsters and a horde of walking dead are the centre point of this gruesome, tight, action packed, claustrophobic tale of retribution and escape. Penned like animals, on the top floor of a deserted high-rise ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, gory, gang, danger, murder, deadly, violence spree, wrong place wrong time, fear, gang war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   21%
 
The Hills Have Eyes
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon ...
Style: scary, brutal, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, brutality, survival, slasher, gory, cannibalism, human monster, torture, stranded, stranded in the desert, wilderness, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: new mexico, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   29%
 
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 4.3
 2K
Remains
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
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, serious, futuristic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, gory, danger, casino, deadly, survival, apocalypse, future dystopia, gambling, battles, escapades, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   20%
 
 6.0
 63K
Quarantine
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virus, gory, zombie, supernatural, journalism, blood, death, uncover truth, paranoia, cannibalism, violence, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   100%
 
 4.5
 2K
13 Eerie
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six ambitious forensic undergrads are pitted against one another on a scientific expedition to a remote island, vying to win an esteemed trainee position with the FBI. Unbeknownst to them, the site was formerly used as an illegal biological testing ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, captivating, serious
Plot: zombie, survival, isolation, gory, confined, danger, deadly, supernatural, experiment, student, once in a lifetime opportunity, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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System:   25%
    User:   23%
 
 5.7
 169K
The Purge
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, violence, murder, surveillance, torture, domestic disturbance, revenge, homeless, betrayal, family, crime, family in crisis ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
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System:   25%
    User:   26%
 
 4.7
 3K
First Born
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Laura's expecting. Her husband, Steven's a loving guy but has little time for her. Her mom lives thousands of miles away. Forced to give up on her dreams, she's always been a bit edgy. A C-section drives her over the edge, making her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological, tense
Plot: mentally unstable, family in danger, babies and infants, nanny, mind game, parents and children, family problems, danger, suburbs, obsession, isolation, depression ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   25%
    User:   23%
 

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 6.7
 93K
Under the Dome
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Under the Dome is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It tells the story of the residents of the small town of Chester's Mill in Maine, where a massive, transparent, indestructible dome suddenly cuts them off from the rest of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, mind bending, twists and turns, exciting ...
Plot: supernatural, small town, trapped, mystery, isolation, life turned upside down, danger, survival, human nature, society, contingency plan, separated ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   27%
 
South of Hell
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A supernatural thriller set in South Carolina, South Of Hell focuses on Maria Abascal (Suvari), a stunning demon-hunter-for-hire whose power stems from within. Like those she hunts, Maria is divided within herself, struggling with her own demon, ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, twist ending
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural ability, religions or cults, demon, danger, small town, siblings relations, fall in love, family secret, save the world, devil worship, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   22%
 
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