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

Most similar movies to Fear the Walking Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and bleak films and TV series with plots about danger, deadly, survival, supernatural, escapades, gory and apocalypse mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Fear the Walking Dead: The Walking Dead (2010), Z Nation (2014), The Strain (2014), Carriers (2009), 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   92%
 
 6.7
 27K
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: macabre, tense, exciting, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie apocalypse, virus, on the road, gory, gunfight, adaptation, chaos, weapons, brutality, friendship, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   90%
 
 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, macabre, bleak, 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:   32%
    User:   100%
 
 6.0
 39K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   32%
 
 7.0
 235K
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:   29%
    User:   100%
 
 5.5
 9K
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:   28%
    User:   27%
 
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, hospital, brutality, end of the world, death, apocalypse, male nudity, rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   21%
 
 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:   26%
    User:   21%
 
 7.2
 252K
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:   24%
    User:   24%
 
 4.9
 2K
The Rats
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, suspenseful, 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:   24%
    User:   24%
 
 7.2
 611K
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, rough, serious, 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, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   24%
 
 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, creature, hit by a car, blood splatter, infection, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   23%
 
 7.6
 8K
Survivors
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, tense, stylized, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, danger, group of strangers, survival, virus, chaos, ex convict, politician, scientist, doctor, human nature, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   27%
 
 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, student, experiment, once in a lifetime opportunity, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   21%
 
 7.2
 81K
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:   23%
    User:   24%
 
 7.5
 16K
Outcast
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kyle Barnes has been plagued by possession since he was a child. Now an adult, he embarks on a spiritual journey to find answers, but what he uncovers could mean the end of life on Earth as we know it.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, melancholic
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, clergy, investigation, haunted by the past, good versus evil, chaos, danger, demon, family relations, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   25%
 
 6.8
 27K
Helix
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, deadly, deadly virus, scientist, uncover truth, immortality, secret place, zombie, save the day, virus, fight, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   19%
 
 4.2
 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: serious, suspenseful, 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:   21%
    User:   24%
 
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 8.0
 5K
Real Humans
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in a parallel universe, Real Humans imagines a world where robots have become so human that they're barely distinguishable from real humans and follows the resulting emotional effects on two families as well as the trials of a group of ...
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, freedom, runaway, human nature, family relations, civil rights, reluctant, conflict, society, friendship, mentor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   17%
 
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: serious, suspenseful, 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:   21%
    User:   24%
 
 3.6
 879
The Collapsed
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: bleak, serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, gory, countryside, apocalypse, in the woods, virus, chaos and mayhem, family in danger, end of the world, danger, life is a bitch, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   19%
 
 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:   21%
    User:   20%
 
 4.8
 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   23%
 
 2.2
 558
Zombex
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: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, chaos and mayhem, danger, deadly, apocalypse, chaos, supernatural, escapades, post traumatic stress, anti depressant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   25%
 
 4.7
 7K
Prey
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American family on holiday in Africa becomes lost in a game reserve and stalked by lions.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, rough ...
Plot: survival, dangerous animal, lion, wilderness, animal attack, danger, deadly, family life, poacher, safari, animal life, nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   20%
    User:   23%
 
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, family secret, save the world, devil worship, deception, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   20%
    User:   23%
 
Rats: Night of Terror
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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, futuristic ...
Plot: rat, dangerous animal, deadly creature, danger, survival, gory, laboratory, animal attack, urban, save the world, mutant, survivor ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   20%
    User:   18%
 
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:   20%
    User:   20%
 
Teenage Caveman
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic future mankind is lives in a prehistoric manner. After killing his father for sexually assaulting his girlfriend, the son of a tribal leader runs away with a group of his teenage friends. They are taken in by Neil and Judith ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, gory, social misfits, vampire, zombie, survival, apocalypse, sex, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, plague ...
Time: future, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   20%
    User:   22%
 
 5.6
 4K
Mutants
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: serious, bleak, scary, atmospheric, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, obsessive quest, survival, isolation, plague, confined, danger, deadly, life is a bitch, supernatural, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   20%
    User:   23%
 
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