Movies and TV shows like Fear the Walking Dead

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Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
 6.9
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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 danger, survival, chaos, apocalypse, deadly, zombie and supernatural mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Fear the Walking Dead: The Walking Dead (2010), Z Nation (2014), 28 Days Later... (2002), 28 Weeks Later (2007), 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, future dystopia, walking dead, fear, danger, 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, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, virus, chaos, gory, gunfight, deadly, danger, supernatural, on the road ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
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, epidemic, rage, virus, research, scientist, infected, quarantine, fear, survivor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, plague, zombie, zombie apocalypse, infected, chaos, mutant, danger, siblings relations, virus, on the run, survivor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, un, chaos, plague, self sacrifice, vaccine ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, jerusalem, philadelphia, israel, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, bleak, serious, suspense
Plot: plague, zombie, apocalypse, isolation, survival, chaos, deadly creature, danger, save the world, virus, deadly, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, deadly virus, scientist, supernatural, good versus evil, fate of humanity, plague, professor, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: rough, bleak, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, plague, vestiges of humanity, social decay, gory, deadly, society, escapades, apocalypse, island, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, zombie, survival, future dystopia, loneliness, plague, post apocalypse, danger, experiment, chaos, quarantine, isolation ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, chaos, escapades, confined, isolation, danger, nuclear, radiation, shotgun, blood, baseball bat ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, 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, extinction, epidemic, isolation, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, survivor, death, survival, danger, chaos, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, serious, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, destiny, future dystopia, survival, deadly, bounty hunter, chaos, life is a bitch, heroes, danger, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, resistance, heroes, space and aliens, ufo, apocalypse, alien encounter, alien invasion, survival, worldwide chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: futuristic, rough, bleak, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, battles, escapades, life is a bitch, future dystopia, casino, danger, gambling, gory, deadly, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, danger, chaos and mayhem, escapades, deadly, gory, supernatural, chaos, anti depressant, post traumatic stress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 19K
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: disturbing, suspenseful, 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%
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, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, apocalypse, one man army, danger, infected, survival, monster, fate of humanity, scientist, threat, heroine ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, cannibalism, zombie apocalypse, survival, danger, confined, society, human nature, death, deadly, gory, reality tv ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 37K
12 Monkeys (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate ...
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, tense, intense, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, plague, post apocalypse, apocalypse, existence paradox, chaos, save the world, sent to the past, race against time, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: zombie, apocalypse, survival, plague, danger, chaos, life is a bitch, future dystopia, rivalry, obsession, addiction, undead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: isolation, zombie, infection, survival, plague, danger, supernatural, couple relations, apocalypse, domestic disturbance, deadly, cabin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 ⇓
24%
 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: serious, scary, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, deadly, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, danger, infected, survival, chaos, supernatural, bio weapon ...
Time: 21st century
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, chaos, supernatural, wilderness, gory, deadly, family relations, in the woods, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, end of the world, apocalypse, 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 ⇓
33%
Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 1 min.
Story: The web series tells the story of a group of passengers aboard a commercial airplane during the earliest moments of the outbreak. Over the course of the series, the plane and the lives of its passengers are put in jeopardy once they discover an ...
Style: apocalyptic
Plot: zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, zombie
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 39K
Stake Land (2010)
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, suspenseful, tense, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, vampire hunter, infected, post apocalypse, on the road, society, hunt down, danger, nun, zombie, religious fanaticism ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 8K
Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, plague, survival, danger, group of strangers, deadly virus, chaos, politician, ex convict, doctor, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Rise of the Zombies (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When zombies overrun San Francisco, a desperate group survives by locking themselves inside Alcatraz Prison. When the undead breach the island, our heros are forced to return to the mainland overrun with the undead.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Plot: zombie, alcatraz, gory, on the run, survival, supernatural, danger, deadly, prison, island, heroes, plague ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Siege of the Dead (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 63 min.
Story: When lovelorn Michael arrives in Berlin to return a set of keys to his ex-girlfriend, Gabi, as an excuse to see her again, he finds her apartment empty save for a couple of plumbers making repairs to the central heating. Just as Michael learns from ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, apocalypse, virus, chaos, danger, deadly, deadly virus, partners, life is a bitch, zombie apocalypse, rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%