Movies and TV shows like Fear the Walking Dead

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Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
 6.8
 129K
Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, tense, scary, bleak, serious, surreal, apocalyptic, macabre
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, chaos, plague, family relations, life is a bitch, society, distopia, parents and children, survival horror, social decay, single parent, family in danger, supernatural, undead, graphic violence, human nature, escapades, superhero, father daughter relationship, virus, epidemic ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa

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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, scary, serious and tense films and TV series with plots about survival, apocalypse, danger, post apocalypse, zombie, chaos and supernatural mostly in Horror, Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Fear the Walking Dead: The Walking Dead (2010), Z Nation (2014), 28 Days Later (2002), Dead Set (2008), Dead Season (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, captivating, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, zombie apocalypse, supernatural, apocalypse, virus, plague, pandemic, walking dead, graphic violence, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, america, georgia, atlanta
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88%
 6.6
 36K
Z Nation (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: scary, suspenseful, absurd, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, post apocalypse, virus, chaos, supernatural, graphic violence, gunfight, friendship, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.5
 409K
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, virus, apocalypse, survival, epidemic, zombie apocalypse, infected, rage, end of the world, plague, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, manchester ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 20K
Dead Set (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 141 min.
TV show
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: scary, suspense, bleak, intense, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, cannibalism, group of strangers, satire, supernatural, death, dark humor, confined, society, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, on the run, survival, cannibalism, supernatural, plague, chaos and mayhem, social decay, graphic violence, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Walking Dead: World Beyond (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A heroic group of teens sheltered from the dangers of the post-apocalyptic world leave the safety of the only home they have ever known and embark on a cross-country journey to find the one man who can possibly save the world.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: post apocalypse, walking dead, zombie, undead, plague, human existence, survivor, survival, zombie apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 275K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain, USA
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, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, virus, survival, infected, end of the world, zombie apocalypse, plague, chaos and mayhem, deadly virus, chaos, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 29K
Black Summer (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
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, atmospheric, tense, dark, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, survival, panic, escape, death, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, zombie outbreak, summer, chaos, walking dead, zombie survival ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 4.8
 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: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: apocalypse, radiation, survival, isolation, zombie apocalypse, chaos, confined, escapades, post apocalypse, nuclear, hiding place, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 747K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, 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: scary, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, loneliness, virus, supernatural, distopia, infected, plague, quarantine, isolation ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 656K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
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, scary, serious, tense, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, zombie apocalypse, deadly virus, epidemic, survival, save the world, end of the world, post apocalypse, scientist, chaos ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: nova scotia, israel, new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 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, scenic ...
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, apocalypse, chaos, life is a bitch, gambling, casino, escapades, future dystopia, supernatural being, virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ 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, scary, bleak, suspenseful, apocalyptic ...
Plot: zombie, epidemic, apocalypse, survivor, zombie apocalypse, extinction, isolation, death, vestiges of humanity, chaos, infection, mutant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Capital dos Mortos 2: Mundo Morto (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Brazil
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Five years after the events of "The Capital of the Dead", Lucas joins forces with the traumatized Denise. Together they attempt to keep their sanity while fighting off the undead in a world where zombies are not the most dangerous beings.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, psychotronic, suspenseful
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, apocalypse, walking dead, undead, vestiges of humanity, survival, death, escapades, society, chaos, virus ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 58K
The Last Ship (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, battleship, chaos, military, apocalypse, save the world, deadly virus, survival, heroes, plague, quarantine, human existence ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 44K
Maggie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
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: scary, touching, suspenseful, emotional, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, father daughter relationship, apocalypse, post apocalypse, terminal illness, zombie apocalypse, virus, death, small town, transformation, plague, zombie child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2015
Place: california, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Walking Dead: Red Machete (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the path of the red-handled weapon used by Rick Grimes to kill Terminus leader Gareth; from its innocent beginnings on a hardware store shelf at the start of the apocalypse into the hands of various survivors, familiar and new.
Style: captivating, tense, stylized, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: walking dead, pandemic, zombie apocalypse, zombie, survival, police officer, hiding place, escape, apocalypse, leader, attack, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 29
Infected (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When Marcus Smith's whole life turns completely upside down due to an Infectious disease that turns the dead into walking dead, he must ban together with his old friend Shane Valdez and a group of Survivors. Together they learn the new way of ...
Style: tense, scary, suspense, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Plot: heroes, walking dead, zombie, flesh eating zombie, post apocalypse, violence, undead, zombie outbreak, survival, friendship, friendship between men, plague ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 2.2
 711
Zombex (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, suspense, tense ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, chaos, supernatural, graphic violence, escapades, anti depressant, post traumatic stress, survival, fear of death, fear, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Zombie Apocalypse (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Months after a zombie plague has wiped out 90 percent of the American population, a small group of survivors fight their way cross-country to a rumored refuge on the island of Catalina.
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, zombie survival, apocalypse, zombie outbreak, supernatural, survival, graphic violence, plague, zombie attack, post apocalypse, escapades ...
Place: usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Disaster L.A.: The Last Zombie Apocalypse Begins Here (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After a meteor shower strikes Los Angeles, toxic smoke is released across the city causing people to physically change and become violent. A small group of survivors plans to vacate the city by heading to the coast.
Style: scary, exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, virus, zombie outbreak, survival, plague, battles, escapades, chaos, apocalypse, buddies, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.3
 36
Exposure (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: We follow Sheriff Deputy Eric Weston in the wake of a Apocalypse as he struggles to survive the undead known as lurkers and put the pieces together to find his wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, scary ...
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival horror, characters in danger, survival, heroes, sheriff, husband wife relationship, zombie apocalypse, walking dead, escapades, killings ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 1 min.
TV show
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, suspense, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: zombie apocalypse, epidemic, zombie, apocalypse, survival, survivor, disease, deadly virus, pandemic, worldwide chaos, virus, mutation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 7.3
 81K
The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: scary, captivating, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, infected, good versus evil, deadly virus, supernatural, survival, fate of humanity, plague, save the world, chaos, epidemic, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 4.0
 648
Deadland (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the radiation-infected aftermath of World War III, one man's desperate attempt to find his wife in the wastelands that were once the United States inspires his fellow survivors to fight for humanity. The bomb has dropped, and in the blink of ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, survival, apocalypse, chaos, life is a bitch, escapades, society, plague, journey, post apocalypse, violence, murder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 36K
The Rain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety. A Scandinavian thriller series.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, captivating, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: post apocalypse, virus, survival, illness, vestiges of humanity, bunker, zombie, pandemic, walking dead, brother sister relationship, death, desperation ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.3
 3K
I Am Omega (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Last Man Alive Must Battle a Planet of the Dead. [An Asylum film.]
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, rescue, post apocalypse, disease, survival, chaos, future dystopia, plague, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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, rough, suspenseful, apocalyptic, serious ...
Plot: zombie, zombie attack, survival, on the run, supernatural, prison, zombie apocalypse, living dead, struggle for survival, zombie survival, walking dead, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, atmospheric, psychological, dark ...
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, family in danger, life is a bitch, on the run, forest, chaos, end of the world, virus, redneck, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.6
 575
The Last Light (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Seven strangers find themselves trapped inside an abandoned hospital after an unexplainable apocalyptic event. In addition to being haunted by what they've lost, the strangers must also fight off mysterious creatures that hunt them down one by ...
Style: futuristic, scary, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, supernatural, hospital, zombie, monster, creature, showdown, abandoned building, rivalry, violence, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%